Flow, Fluidity, and Finding Yourself

Feeling like a spider on skates?You're not alone. Most new(er) dancers — including me, when I’d just started out — ask this question (in fact, I continually ask myself this question)...

Be Brave: 3 Steps to Tame The Pole Fear

Written by: Neola Wilby When I was knee-high to a grasshopper with the wonkiest pigtails you ever did see and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Sneaker Snappers on my shoe laces, I spent...

How to dance for someone else without losing your sh*t

A TERRIFYING REQUEST.“OMG. So-and-so wants me to dance for him/her and I would love to do it, but I’m 100% freaked out. I can’t do it! I can’t!” Of course you...

OG Trickin’ Out: The Teddy (AKA Teddy Bear)

RELEASE YOUR INNER POLE OGThere are new moves constantly bursting onto the pole scene, each one seemingly more acrobatic or bendy than the last. But I love the old school pole...

Developing Your Own Style

What sort of dancer are you?Do you have a recognizable style? I do—and it’s not what most people expect from me. In my life off the studio floor, I am (mostly)...

It’s OK To Be Average

I speak to a lot of people in the pole world - from beginner students to elite champions -  and I've noticed something that may surprise you. There is an almost universal worry...

To Shoe Or Not To Shoe

THOSE PLATFORMS THO If you know me, even a little, you know I have a serious thing for platform shoes (AKA “stripper shoes”). You can get them in low platforms, mid,...

Head over Heels

Written by: Erin O'Brien It is safe to say that I love heels, all heels, but especially pole heels; in fact, Santa brought me a pair of chrome 7 inch heels two...

APPRECIATING BEAUTY

Why is it so difficult to find the physical beauty in ourselves? Inner Beauty When you ask a person what they like about themselves, the answers usually center on inner beauty. I am...

8 Million Hearts

Yesterday, our IT guy was going through the numbers to see how the new layout is coming along and how you, the pole community likes it.  This just shows how much we...