instructor torwa jo workshops

Torwa Jo "FIYA STARTA" Workshops

Workshop 1: Twerk It!

Saturday, October 18th: 12 noon – 1 pm

Move over Miley! Let us show you how it’s really done. Wiggle, wobble, wine, drop, pop it on a handstand in this fun class for Twerk enthusiasts. New moves and new ways to shake your jelly on with Vertical Joe’s!

Workshop 2: Poppin’ On Da Pole!

Saturday, October 18th: 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Let’s take our dance skills into the sky as you learn the art of twerkin’ in your pole tricks with our ATL signature aerial poppin’ on da pole moves.


Torwa Jo “FIYA STARTA” – Xpole Athlete, professional dancer & choreographer, pole historian and “twerk” technician. Torwa Joe, aka Fiya Starta, named for her burning desire to turn everyday women into “pole-a-holics” and for her being “fire/hot” on the pole. She has been featured pole dancing on Lil’ Wayne concert tours, Ludacris performances, The Real Housewives of Atlanta and The Braxton’s Family Values. Fiya Starta is the owner of Vertical Joe’s Fitness Studio, Atlanta’s largest facility for fitness for women, and the creative director of The Sexy Circus pole dance production.