Category Pole Dance, Fitness and Wellbeing

Ramblings on pole dance and all types of exercise I do, together with my personal mindfucks on mental health.

Le pole dancer italiane e la whorephobia

Recentemente, ho letto conversazioni tra alcune pole dancer italiane sui social media che sembravano voler distanziarsi dalle vere creatrici della pole dance moderna: le spogliarelliste. Questo distanziamento è uno dei comportamenti tipici della whorephobia, ossia il giudicare altre persone per…

Strip Down, Rise Up Review: Why Netflix’s “Empowering” Pole Documentary Is Pissing Off Many Pole Dancers

Strip Down, Rise Up is a Netflix documentary released this weekend, exploring the healing power of pole dancing, particularly among abuse survivors. As a pole instructor, survivor, academic and blogger I was excited about it – it had the potential…

Twerk Etiquette and Being A Household Name: Interview With Vertical Joe’s


Vertical Joe’s and its Twerk Technicians training are a household name in the pole dance industry. Having really enjoyed gaining my certification, and knowing Torwa Joe’s – a.k.a. Fiya Starta – way with words and educational videos, I have been…

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