Kitty Velour On Her Candy Box Weekender and Performing Antics

In this interview Kitty Velour tells me about her upcoming Candy Box – Exotic Weekender event in Manchester, sharing tips to get noticed as a performer and stories from her exciting life. About Kitty Velour Kitty Velour is one of those icons you should follow whether you’re a pole dancer or not. Even if you’ve … More Kitty Velour On Her Candy Box Weekender and Performing Antics

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5 Flexibility Tips For The Average Pole Dancer

Flexibility for pole dancers is kinda like the Holy Grail. You want it so bad it becomes that thing you look for all your life. It drains you, it takes all your energy, you feel you are THIS CLOSE to getting it… and then you don’t. As a not-particularly-bendy pole dancer who has been working … More 5 Flexibility Tips For The Average Pole Dancer

Instagram Denies Censorship of Pole Dancers and Sex Workers

Early this week I emailed Instagram to clarify the reasons behind the shadowban and censorship of pole dancers. Instagram has now come back to me, denying they are censoring pole dancers or sex workers. This post is about what they told me. If you want to read about what this means for social media for pole … More Instagram Denies Censorship of Pole Dancers and Sex Workers

5 Pole Dance Accessories For Your Photoshoots & Classes

Contrary to what your mates’ sexy fantasies might look like, most people don’t show up in heels and a thong to their first pole dance class, preferring sports bras and conservative shorts instead. Then you gain some confidence, and before you know it you’re explaining your colleagues at the office what a vagina monster is, … More 5 Pole Dance Accessories For Your Photoshoots & Classes

The 7 Stages of Doing A Pole Dance Competition

After signing up for three competitions, getting into two of them, performing at both in the space of less than a month and going through the most shambolic competition experience one could ever imagine, this year I’ve become way too familiar with the various stages of happiness, denial and pure hatred you go through when … More The 7 Stages of Doing A Pole Dance Competition

I tried 10% CBD Oil For Two Weeks And Here’s What Happened

As an anxiety sufferer, I’d heard from quite a few friends that I should get onto Cannabidiol (CBD). I started taking 5% CBD drops in January and found it really beneficial, so when a brand offered me the opportunity to try their 10% CBD drops I jumped right on it. This post is about my … More I tried 10% CBD Oil For Two Weeks And Here’s What Happened

Exotic Generation UK: Inside The Pole Dance Fyre Festival

If you follow me and other UK and international pole dance performers, you probably know we’ve spent the past few months working hard to prepare for Exotic Generation UK. The first UK installment of the established Russian-born, international franchise, Exotic Generation UK promised to be “thought through to the tiniest detail” according to the organisers’ … More Exotic Generation UK: Inside The Pole Dance Fyre Festival

Get The Look: Floorplay Competition 2019

Last Saturday I competed again at Floorplay, the competition I won last year as an amateur, this time in the semi pro category. This post is about how I felt on the day, a chance to showcase the thinking behind my performance – and an excuse to show off my amazing outfit again cause I’m … More Get The Look: Floorplay Competition 2019

London Pole Dance: Intervista Con La Nuova Scuola di Pole Italiana a Londra

L’italianissima Lucia Balestreri ha da poco inaugurato London Pole Dance, una nuova scuola di pole a Londra con un’impostazione tutta italiana – e sta portando a Londra una delle più grandi gare di pole che ci siano. Ecco la mia intervista con Lucia. Precisazione: questo post è stato scritto PRIMA di Exotic Generation UK, l’evento … More London Pole Dance: Intervista Con La Nuova Scuola di Pole Italiana a Londra

Interview With Brand New Pole School London Pole Dance

Italian pole dancer and studio owner Lucia Balestreri has recently launched London Pole Dance, a new Italian style pole school in London, near Finchley Road. Here’s my Q&A with Lucia, where she tells me all about the new school and the new pole competition she’s bringing to the UK. UPDATE: This post was written BEFORE … More Interview With Brand New Pole School London Pole Dance