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

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

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

Pole Dancing For Beginners

Being a beginner pole dancer can be one of the most fun and most challenging times in your pole dance journey. I’ve asked some of my favourite instructors, performers and pole dancers their best tips for pole dance beginners, in the hope they will inspire you as much as they inspire me and that YOU. … More Pole Dancing For Beginners

What To Bring To & What To Know About Your First Exotic Pole Class

So you’ve signed up for your first exotic pole dance class. What do you bring to it? What do you wear? What can you expect from it? In case you missed it, I became a pole dance instructor last Autumn, so here’s a quick post to clarify your exotic doubts if you’ve been wanting to … More What To Bring To & What To Know About Your First Exotic Pole Class

How To Fix Your Skin With Budget Skincare

If there’s anything that 2019 has taught us, it’s that in 2020 we need to stay hydrated and have better skin. When I started teaching pole dance, my boss helped me notice that touching sweaty poles, chalk-based grip and floors, to then use the same hands to touch my skin wasn’t going to give me … More How To Fix Your Skin With Budget Skincare

10 Ways In Which Pole Dancing Can Change Your Life

In August I celebrated my three-year pole dancing anniversary but I didn’t get the chance to write about it because I was too busy getting angry about the Instagram shadowban. Yet, pole dancing really has changed my life and I wanted to give it the credit it deserves in this (hopefully) a bit more lighthearted … More 10 Ways In Which Pole Dancing Can Change Your Life

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

What Instagram’s Pole Dance Shadowban Means For Social Media

If you follow a pole dancer on Instagram or are friends with one on Facebook, chances are you’ve seen she is fuming about the shadowban this week. Pole dance Facebook groups have been set alight with anger, and even the biggest pole stars have been complaining through their profiles. Why? Because the majority of pole … More What Instagram’s Pole Dance Shadowban Means For Social Media

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