From the category archives:

Pole Dancing

How to Dance on a Spinning Pole

April 30, 2011

*Thank you to one of my readers for coming up with this fabulous idea for a post!*
When most people learn to pole dance, they start out on a stationary pole.  Transitioning to a spinning pole can make you feel a like a newbie all over again but with a couple quick tips, you’ll get the [...]

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Juggling Life – Have you missed some pole practices?

February 6, 2010

Do you ever feel like you are juggling your life?  Or attempting to anyway (with a few balls dropped here and there)???  Despite our best intentions, some things get put on the back burner from time to time.  Good habits we used to have fall away and something more urgent replaces them temporarily.  It happens [...]

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Had you heard of Poleriders? (Yeah, me neither!)

January 7, 2010

I found this video and thought I’d be silly not to share it.  I found it very entertaining.  It’s about taking naked art pictures in public, pole dancing on the subway, and travelling pole dance stages.  People do some interesting things!

Anybody up for pole dancing while being pulled by a bicycle??? 
Hey, speaking of [...]

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Pole Dancing Parties – A Unique Way to Celebrate

January 7, 2010

Have you heard about the latest craze… pole dancing parties?  Heck, have you been to one???
Pole dancing parties are a unique way to celebrate any special occassion.  Although the format varies a little from place to place, here is a general run down of how things go:
You get a bunch of your open-minded, fun-lovin’ girlfriends [...]

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Challenge – A Dance That's "Not Tricky"

January 6, 2010

I have a challenge for you today.  During your next pole session, devote a whole song (or maybe several) to dancing with and around the pole.  Notice that I did not include dancing ON the pole!   The challenge here is dance without using spins, inverts, and all the fun tricks that you may be used [...]

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Bruise Control – How to Combat Nasty Bruising

January 5, 2010

If you are a pole dancer, you are no stranger to bruises.  Legs, arms, you name it!  And don’t tell me you haven’t had some strange explaining to do… Like explaining to your grandma why you have bruises on the inside of your upper arms that look like hand prints.  (She’s cool with my pole [...]

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Quotes to Make Your Heart Dance

January 3, 2010

Aren’t quotes just the greatest thing??  Such infinite wisdom neatly tied up in a small little package…
Today, I wanted to give you the gift of sharing some of my favorite dance quotes with you.

“I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words.”  ~Ruth [...]

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Pole Dancing – A Great Way to Get Fit

January 2, 2010

Okay, so you didn’t listen to me and you went ahead and made a New Year’s resolution anyway.    And if you are like most people, your resolution probably has something to do with losing a few pounds, toning up, or being healthier.  Pole dancing is fabulous way to accomplish this… it’s exercise disguised [...]

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Year End Release Dance

December 31, 2009

As 2009 comes to close, I want to share with you a tradition that I started once I got my first dance pole.  The coming new year signifies a fresh start.  And what a great time to get rid of all the … well… crap (for lack of a better word) from the year that is [...]

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Pole Dancing Lessons – Which is right for you? Part 2

December 30, 2009

Welcome back!  In Part 1, we discussed the different places where you could learn in a studio type setting.  Perhaps you are a homebody who has to be pulled out of the house kicking and screaming.  Perhaps you are embarrassed to try pole dancing around other people.  Perhaps you are more of a “do it yourself” [...]

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