Diary of a Pole Champ…Almost

October 21, 2012 at 9:36 am
Today is the day I have decided to be British Pole Dancing Champ, and this is the diary following my journey to success. As it stands I am in the process of moving house and so have 3 weeks of living out of a bag. This means that all I

Pole Dancing for the Curvy Lady

October 21, 2012 at 9:31 am
Whether we like it on not we are currently judged on a day-to-day basis: What we look like, what clothes we wear, how tidy our appearance is. It would be foolish to say otherwise and therefore some of us can feel quite insecure about ourselves. Now imagine having to dance

Putting a Pole Dance Routine Together?

September 2, 2012 at 11:13 am
The idea of putting a pole routine together is often a lot more difficult than you think. It really depends what you’re routine is for – whether you are entering a competition, or an instructor putting one together for your class, or just doing it for yourself. As long as

Be Ready for Competition Day

August 27, 2012 at 6:36 pm
Whether it’s your first competition or your tenth it will still be a nerve-wracking day for any performer. The best thing you can do is be prepared for the day you have ahead and make sure you have fun. All the training that you put yourself through will help to get

Pole Dancing: For or Against?

August 16, 2012 at 3:15 pm
While Olympic fever is in the air, there is much talk as to whether pole dancing will or perhaps should ever become an Olympic sport. Obviously as a pole dancer I am very much pro this idea. I read a few tweets to give me an idea of what people thought about

Optimise Your Pole Dancing Workout

August 3, 2012 at 5:16 pm
As with any workout, you can either have a great deal of time and not know what to do with it, or have a very limited amount of time and wonder whether your work out is worth it at all! The best way to go in to any workout is

Glossary of Pole Dancing Terms

July 11, 2012 at 3:31 pm
Our glossary of pole dancing terms is ever-growing. Here you will find explanations and eventually pictures and videos to help explain everything you could want to know about pole dancing. When our guide says to place your hand on the pole, unless stated otherwise, this generally means having your thumb

Lack of Pole Dancing Motivation?

July 11, 2012 at 1:36 pm
Even with the best intentions you can pack your bag, make your way to your pole class and decide what moves you want to try but still get frustrated, have no energy and ultimately want to give up trying. Some days are just harder on the pole than others and

Pole Dancing Transitions

July 8, 2012 at 12:57 pm
Transitions are great to learn when pole dancing. They really help to differentiate between learning moves and actually feeling like you can pole dance. Transitions can be moves of all difficulties – you just have to find a way to link them together. The key to mastering transitions is to

Perfect Pencil Pose

July 6, 2012 at 7:54 pm
The Pencil Pose: Hold your body upside down in a straight line with only your hand grip holding you up. It is a great move for working on your strength, balance and for combinations in routines. How to do the Pencil Pose: 1. Face the pole and take a few