How to make the most out of pole dance private classes

This year I’ve taught a lot of offline and online private classes to pole dancers. In this quick post, I share my tips to help students make the most out of them. 1️⃣ Know what you want to learn in your private I’m teaching lots of different privates: sometimes I make up a choreography with … More How to make the most out of pole dance private classes

The 2020 pole dance Christmas gift guide

So, Christmas 2020, uh? Can’t believe we’re here already. 2020 has been quite the year for many of us, and a gift guide seems like a frivolous thing to associate it with, but hey – if there’s a year in which we need a (LOT OF) pick-me-ups, 2020 is that year. Read on to find … More The 2020 pole dance Christmas gift guide

Pole in the age of Covid: reflections on teaching and learning practice

How has Covid changed teaching and learning pole dance? In this post, I share my two cents arising from my experience of teaching pole online and offline during the pandemic, focusing on three main elements: the offline vs offline dilemma, my thoughts on spotting and on pole studios as spaces. Visualizza questo post su Instagram … More Pole in the age of Covid: reflections on teaching and learning practice

TALA Review: A Brand The Pole Dance Industry Can Learn From

This post is a review of active and louge wear by TALA, a sustainable and stylish brand that blew my mind. Here’s why you should consider trying it, and why the pole dance industry (and any brand, really) can learn from TALA in terms of sustainability and diversity. Disclaimer I bought the activewear I will … More TALA Review: A Brand The Pole Dance Industry Can Learn From

How Can Osteopathy and Massages Help Pole Dancers?

Osteopathy and sports massages have become a staple of my pole dance training. Yet, before I became a pole dance instructor, I had never had a sport massage or an osteopathy session, despite the fact that I trained for at least ten hours a week regularly. So when I got badly injured after blending too … More How Can Osteopathy and Massages Help Pole Dancers?

Wink Fitnesswear Review

This post is a review of items from Wink Fitnesswear’s collection. Can a self-confessed naked enthusiast enjoy dancing in grippy leggings and sturdy knee pads? Read this review to find out about my experience! #Gift Disclaimer When Sarah, Wink’s founder, approached me, I immediately knew I wanted to work with her. I’ve been blogging for … More Wink Fitnesswear Review

In Conversation with Josh Taylor

Josh Taylor is a rare breed: one of those pole dance instructors that will change the way you move and approach the practice, one of those dancers that command your attention immediately, and someone who will start speaking about some outlandish fashion item to end up deep into a no-chill discussion about the value of … More In Conversation with Josh Taylor

My 4-year pole dance anniversary: thoughts on my experience

Mid-August 2020 marked four years since I’ve begun pole dancing, but I didn’t celebrate or share this anniversary publicly. As someone who now makes money from pole, a lot has been going through my mind this year about my experience as an initially recreational pole dancer and the pole dance industry’s need to better include … More My 4-year pole dance anniversary: thoughts on my experience

IPIA: Interview with the International Pole Industry Association

Through an IGTV video, PoleCon CEO Colleen Jolly announced she was creating the pole dance industry’s first trade association, the International Pole Industry Association (IPIA). With the upheaval brought by the Coronavirus pandemic, celebrities’ increased interest in pole dance and the need to better credit sex workers for creating our sport, I was dying to … More IPIA: Interview with the International Pole Industry Association

How My Dancing Changed In Lockdown

Pole dancing has carried me through lockdown, giving me an outlet to express my feelings while self-isolating alone, allowing me to have daily chats with my students and to work on myself. Yet, in those gloomy three months from March to early July 2020, something about my pole dancing style and training changed. As studios … More How My Dancing Changed In Lockdown