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

Improve Your Pole Dance Training

June 29, 2012 at 3:13 pm
As with training for any kind of sport it is important to have goals and aims of what you want to achieve. Pole Dancing is different to most sports where your aims need to be specific to what spins you want to try and what moves you want to master.

How To Do A Basic Invert

June 11, 2012 at 1:41 pm
Inverting on the pole is probably going to be the first terrifying thing you will learn when pole dancing.  The advice below should help prepare you for your first invert and keep you in control for many more inverts to come. Practice Your Invert From The Floor: 1. Lie on the floor with

Strength Training For Pole Dancing

June 11, 2012 at 1:36 pm
Strength Training Strength training is key to Pole Dancing success. Most people who pole dance and a lot of those who don’t, see a pole and immediately grab it and have a swing, I know I do. There is a temptation just to start pole dancing and only focus on

Chair Spin – Pole Dancing

April 27, 2012 at 3:41 pm
Chair Spin I find some of my pole dancing students often find the Chair Spin difficult to master. They often worry about their lack of strength and inability to hold their own body up. Here are my top tips for perfecting the Chair Spin… The Chair Spin pose (left) is

Top 10 Tips for Pole Dancing Beginners

April 27, 2012 at 3:30 pm
Our Top 10 Tips for Pole Dancing Beginners is a helpful guide to those who are new to the world of pole dancing. We’re here to help those in need of pole dancing guidance. If you visit us at Firefly Poles and send us an email we will happily give advice