My 4-year pole dance anniversary: thoughts on my experience

Mid-August 2020 marked four years since I’ve begun pole dancing, but I didn’t celebrate or share this anniversary publicly. As someone who now makes money from pole, a lot has been going through my mind this year about my experience as an initially recreational pole dancer and the pole dance industry’s need to better include … More My 4-year pole dance anniversary: thoughts on my experience

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 On RuPaul’s Drag Race, Ranked

The first episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race – All Stars 5 saw a fantastic pole dance number. Drag Race is no stranger to pole, so in this quick and light-hearted post I’ll give my pole dancer’s two cents on the pole performances. Disclaimer I’m a pole dance performer, instructor and Drag Race fan (an over-excited … More Pole Dancing On RuPaul’s Drag Race, Ranked

Q&A With Lauren Elise

Lauren Elise was my very first exotic pole teacher in London. As an iconic dancer, the founder of one of the coolest competitions set to happen this year (once this is all over) and internationally acclaimed performer, I’ve always wanted to have her on the blog. Now that she has launched her website and her … More Q&A With Lauren Elise

How I’m Staying Sane During Lockdown

With so many countries in lockdown, we have all been trying to stay sane during this unprecedented, scary time of our lives. As someone with crippling anxiety who massively struggled with the idea of a lockdown in the weeks before it was enforced in the UK, I have been trying my hardest to survive. Now, … More How I’m Staying Sane During Lockdown

Electric Girl On Stripping, Pole Dancing and Activism

I first met stripper, pole dancer, performer and activist Electric Girl at Floorplay 2018 and was blown away by her energy and skill on stage. I mean… she twerked to techno in a standing split. So it was about time she got her own blog post! In this Q&A, she spills the tea about what … More Electric Girl On Stripping, Pole Dancing and Activism

What To Say If People Judge You For Pole Dancing

As a blogger, very ‘out’ pole performer and instructor, I’m getting an increasing number of messages along the lines of: “Help! My parents / friends / co-workers are judging me because I’m pole dancing!” With Jennifer Lopez and Shakira delivering a killer performance at the Super Bowl and being deemed “inappropriate” by certain people on … More What To Say If People Judge You For Pole Dancing

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

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