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Private Pole Lessons and Exotic Dance Bacheorette Birthday Parties for Women (18+) in Oakland CA since 2000
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Slinky Productions: Exotic & Pole Dance Instruction

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Mission Statement

Catherine roseSlinky Productions is dedicated to demystifying the art and culture of exotic dance by creating a saferespectfulenvironment for women of all ages & body types to explore their sensuality and get fit at the same time.

Exotic Dance is an empowering form of self-expression and physical fitness to be enjoyed by all women, regardless of age or body type. My intention is to create a safe, non-judgmental and playful environment where women of all ages and body types can step into feeling more sexy and alive in their bodies and in their lives. ~ Catherine Rose





Catherine Rose:
Owner/CEO, Founder and Instructor

Catherine RoseCatherine Rose has over 14 years’ experience empowering the lives of thousands of women in the SF Bay Area. She pioneered the Bay Area's first exotic dance pole and lap dance studios and introduced sexy bachelorette exotic and pole parties to the west coast. She has a background in modern dance, belly dance and 5 years training in aerial dance.

History of Slinky Productions
Originally located in a cozy purple carpetted healing arts studio in San Francisco, called the Center for Sex & Healing, Slinky Productions moved around for over a decade occupying several locations, including One Taste SF, The Center for Sex & Culture in SF. In the east bay, Slinky Productions had a studio on Piedmont, before moving to the Orange Room in West Oakland, for almost 5 years. For the last 4 years, SP has settled into the gorgeous historical live/loft at the Cotton Mill Studios in Jingletown, just off HWY 880 in East Oakland.

Catherine Rose is also is a Certified Master Level Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner and a Training Assistant for Marin NLP. She is a a graduate of the InterChange Counseling Institute in San Francisco. 

Ms. Rose lives with her partner in Oakland, in a super cool artist’s live/work loft that used to be a massive cotton factory.  She is a visual artist, creator of The Eye-Line, a line of hand-painted T-shirts, has an online blog, It's a Slinky Life, and is the Founder of Slinky Press, home of the Pole Dance Flip Books.  

Catherine practices yoga, ecstatic dance, and is obsessed with nutritiouis and hedonistic ways to nurture and heal the body and mind using nourishing foods and essential oils. She is a DoTerra Oils Consultant.

Besides teaching, Catherine currently seeing clients for transformational NLP counseling sessions. See
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Catherine Rose and her partner Heath-Cliff
Catherine and her partner Heath at the loft

San Francisco magazine Oakland edition

Check out the June 2014 edition of San Francico Magazine to see Catherine at the Slinky Loft

Media:Slinky Productions has been featured in The San Francisco Chronicle, The Oakland Tribune, East Bay Express, SF Station, Contra Costa Times, Tease Magazine, The SF Bay Guardian, Clean Sheets, Red Book Magazine & The Curve Magazine. Ms Rose has been interviewed on local radio shows including KFOG's Fog Files, Sex with Emily, KUSF's Erotic Integrity with Dr. Claudia Six, and on national & international radio programs. Ms Rose has been featured in Burning Man's podcast Burncast, and Personal Life Media's Sex Love & Intimacy show. Slinky Productions is featured in books “Conversations with Great Teachers”, by Bill Smoot, “HUMP”, by Slinky student Kimberly Ford, (see "Kinderotics.") Slinky Productions is credited in Pole Dancing for Dummies and other instructional exotic /pole dance books.

Awards: Slinky Productions is a Best of the Bay Guardian Winner 2005 & 2007, 2nd/3rd Place Winner SF Baylist Winner 2009, 2010 2012.

Performance: Catherine Rose has performed at local Bay Area sex-positive events including the St. James Infirmary’s Benefit Cirque X, Kotango, The Center for Sex & Culture’s Benefits Masturbate-a-thon and Hot Rods & Lube Jobs, Diane Greenberg's Nights of Revelation, World Dance Fitness, erotic exhibition tour ARTundressed, at Burning Man and at Oakland’s quarterly Open House F3 at the Cotton Mill Studios, where she currently resides.















Exceptional Professional Non-judgemental Exotic & Pole Dance Instruction