From the category archives:

Tips & Tricks

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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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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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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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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Pole Dancing Lessons – Which is right for you? Part 1

December 28, 2009

If you have been considering taking up pole dancing, you may be wondering where to begin.  Unlike a decade ago, you have many options to choose from and trying to decide which option is right for you may seem a little overwhelming.  You may not even be aware how many choices are out there!
In this [...]

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What Music "Moves" You?

December 22, 2009

One of the most important things in a pole dancing session is to find music that “moves” you.  By that, I mean music that moves through you and breathes life into your dancing.  I mean music that literally moves you.
I want to make one clear distinction here… you can like a song, but that doesn’t [...]

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Atmosphere Is Everything

December 16, 2009

Okay, maybe it isn’t everything but it certainly can be important when it comes to your pole dancing.  Having the room set up in a way that feels good to you can enhance your dancing and make your poling much more fun.  Now I’m not talking about strip clubs here.  I am talking about dancing [...]

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My Secret Addiction to Pole Dancing Shoes

November 24, 2009

I have a secret.  OK, well maybe it’s not really a secret.  I have an addiction and I can’t quit.  Maybe you have the same problem.  My addiction is high heel shoes!  Any kind of dance shoes… open-toe, closed-toe, sling backs, ankle strap, pumps, boots, patent, sparkly, shiny.  You name it… I have them!
 
I have [...]

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