Vertical Vixen is a boutique fitness studio, specialising in pole dancing, Aerial Yoga, strength and conditioning, and dance lessons.

Based in Jukskei Park, Northriding, we offer personalised coaching in a small, supportive, and nurturing environment that caters for all age groups, all body types, and all skill levels – from the interested learner to the serious competitor.

Why choose Vertical Vixen?

We’re not just about exercising.

We’re about self-discovery, self-love, and stability – of your physical core and your emotional and mental well-being.

With a holistic focus on health and wellness, we offer women a safe, supportive space to build their physical strength, confidence, and character.

How we’re different:

  • Our carefully crafted workouts are tailored to suit your goals, skills, and experience.
  • We support your unique movement journey, whether you want to boost your confidence, build your body awareness and appreciation, or improve your strength and flexibility.
  • One-on-one or small group classes ensure you reach your goals faster.
  • We place as much importance on mindset and stress management as we do on your physical training.

Book your Trial Class Now – R150 only!

Lose weight, tone up, increase your self-confidence, have fun, meet amazing people – you name it, VERTICAL VIXEN will give you all that and more! Join us for a class at any of our studios. Book for a trial class today!

We look forward to helping you achieve your goals!



Transformation Tuesday is not just about physical changes, it is about the journey that we have with ourselves – mind, body, spirit and how they link together to empower us.

We are going to delve into this with some our students from Vertical Vixen.

Visit us each week as we share their experiences and incredible journeys of personal growth and achievements.



Going for a pole class is one of the most empowering things I’ve done for myself, not for anyone else but me. I started not being able to do anything and rather out of touch with my body, as I persisted I felt my confidence grow, from the first time ever training to now.This studio…
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Thank you for an amazing studio. Everyone is warm and welcoming. There is no judgement, all body shapes, sizes and types are there together encouraging each other through the process. All the instructors are super helpful and help us embrace our bodies and being the sexy VIXENS we all are.


Julie and the Vertical Vixen Team are just simply amazing. They have created an environment that is super welcoming and friendly. They take their time in explaining the movements as clearly as possible and is genuinely interested in your progress. No fluff! This is the real deal. Highly recommend Vertical Vixen!


South African Pole Sports federation


The South African Pole

Sports Federation

Register of Exercise Professionals (REPSA)


Register of Exercise


Pole Dance Community (PDC)


Pole Dance