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Poles

Buying the Perfect Dance Pole – Metals and Finishes (Part 5 of 8)

March 12, 2011

I’ve been putting off writing about this subject because there is no a cut and dry answer.  (It is driving the perfectionist in me NUTZ!)   Although I am going to give you a general rule of thumb, your grip, your body chemistry, and the way you dance will all affect which finish you [...]

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Buying the Perfect Dance Pole – Size DOES Matter (Part 4 of 8)

January 7, 2010

Another important topic that we need to discuss is the size of the pole.  Now I’m not talking about the height here (we’ll get to that when I cover specific brands)… I’m referring to how big your dance pole will be around.
The standard size for a pole is 50mm (2 inches) around.  Recently, some manufacturers [...]

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Buying the Perfect Dance Pole – Static vs. Spinning (Part 3 of 8)

January 6, 2010

Now that you’ve figured out where you’d like to put your pole, there are some other things you’ll have to consider before you decide which dance pole is best for you.  In this part of the series, we’ll look at the difference between static and spinning poles.

Poles come in two versions – static (stationary) or spinning.  A [...]

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Buying the Perfect Dance Pole – A Word About Ceilings (Part 2 of 8)

January 5, 2010

Now that you have decided where you’d like to put your dance pole, we need to have a word about ceilings.  Most (but not all) poles attach to the ceiling at the top so your ceiling is going to largely determine what kind of pole you can or can’t get.

Poles must be placed under a [...]

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Buying the Perfect Dance Pole – The Basics (Part 1 of 8)

January 4, 2010

Buying your own pole is one of the biggest pole dancing decisions you’ll ever have to make.  Luckily, there are quite a few reputable brands to choose from but they all have subtle differences.  Trying to figure out which one to invest your money in can be a complicated task requiring lots of research and comparing [...]

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