IPIA: Interview with the International Pole Industry Association

Through an IGTV video, PoleCon CEO Colleen Jolly announced she was creating the pole dance industry’s first trade association, the International Pole Industry Association (IPIA). With the upheaval brought by the Coronavirus pandemic, celebrities’ increased interest in pole dance and the need to better credit sex workers for creating our sport, I was dying to … More IPIA: Interview with the International Pole Industry Association

Teaching With Depression

Teaching means passing knowledge on, and setting a standard. A teacher is both a role model and a figure of authority. I am who I am because of my brilliant teachers – at school, university, work and in pole dancing. But how does teaching feel when you have depression? Can you be a role model … More Teaching With Depression

Interview With PD Filthy Friday Founder Beanie The Jet

You’ve probably wondered what’s up with pole dancers posting raunchy videos with the hashtag #pdfilthyfriday on Instagram. Wonder no more: today PD Filthy Friday’s founder tells all about the hashtag, her plans for the future, about how pole saved her mental health, about being a plus size queen and instructor… and why #notastripper is a … More Interview With PD Filthy Friday Founder Beanie The Jet