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

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Spin City Pole Bible Review

I’ve loved training as a new pole dance instructor. The ins and outs of teaching the moves I know and love are really fascinating. However, it’s always good to have some support in this new exciting but nerve-wracking (because I’m an overachieving nerd) part of my life. Luckily, the folks at Spin City Aerial Fitness … More Spin City Pole Bible Review

Remembering Why I Love Pole Dancing

Recently, an acquaintance told me: “I thought pole dancing was a hobby for you, but I’ve found your Instagram and you train A LOT. It seems more than a hobby to me.” I guess she was right: pole for me is becoming more like a need and a calling… and I’m not 100% sure I’ve … More Remembering Why I Love Pole Dancing

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

An Exclusive Look Into The New Eden Pole Competition

You probably noticed from your Insta that a new account has been teasing pole dancers about an upcoming London competition. That’s right: there’s a new pole dance competition on the block, and it’s going to be bloody sexy. This post will reveal who the organisers of the new Eden Pole Competition are – and they … More An Exclusive Look Into The New Eden Pole Competition

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

Interview With Artist Exotic Cancer

If you’ve been reading me/following me for a while, you probably know I get a lot of traffic through Instagram, but that I’m getting increasingly annoyed at the platform’s censoring of (mostly) women, erotic artists and sex workers. After receiving what was basically a set of non-answers by Instagram, I decided to speak to artists that were actually affected by account deletion and shadowbanning – namely, the iconic Exotic Cancer. … More Interview With Artist Exotic Cancer

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

Q&A with the East London Strippers Collective

One of my first nights out when I moved back to London was an East London Strippers Collective party. Since then (September 2017), the ELSC have become – if possible – even more vocal about strippers and sex workers’ rights, raising their profile all over the UK. In this interview, ELSC founder Stacey Clare talks … More Q&A with the East London Strippers Collective