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

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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

How Dancehall made me more coordinated and body confident

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been known as the ‘uncoordinated’ and ‘clumsy’ one. Whether it was riding a bike or learning to tie my shoelaces, I always learned to do physical things much later than anyone else. I was always picked last for team sports. I never officially got my pen license. … More How Dancehall made me more coordinated and body confident

Pole Dancing Shoes: Your Questions Answered

Are you a pole dancer looking to buy her first pair of pole heels? Or a non-poler (a.k.a. a muggle) wondering why in the hell we all wear heels? You’re in luck: this post will hopefully answer all your questions – and give you a discount code for shoes from Footwear Fetish! … More Pole Dancing Shoes: Your Questions Answered

Christmas Shoot and Goodbye 2k18

I can honestly say 2018 exceeded my expectations, but now I’m tired and I need a holiday. I will use this post to round up things I loved about this year and this year’s struggles… but really just to share my shiny new Christmas pictures I took at home with @zzeroid.  2018 Achievements – Writing … More Christmas Shoot and Goodbye 2k18

Dancing With Depression: Performing And Not Feeling It

The different directions my life is going into mean that I find myself in the fortunate – or, sometimes, unfortunate – position of performing very often. Although I’m very grateful for my dancing, work and presenting commitments, as someone suffering from depression, anxiety and PTSD I often find myself struggling with the idea of being … More Dancing With Depression: Performing And Not Feeling It