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 wanting to showcase their work on my blog since June. Now, in the midst of … More Twerk Etiquette and Being A Household Name: Interview With Vertical Joe’s

5 Twerk Tips For Beginners By Vertical Joe’s

Going to a (virtual or offline) twerk class can be daunting for complete beginners – and I was bad when I first started in 2016. Four years and an instructor training certification later, I wanted to help beginners with twerk tips to get started. And who else should I ask if not Torwa Joe aka … More 5 Twerk Tips For Beginners By Vertical Joe’s

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

Kitty Velour On Her Candy Box Weekender and Performing Antics

In this interview Kitty Velour tells me about her upcoming Candy Box – Exotic Weekender event in Manchester, sharing tips to get noticed as a performer and stories from her exciting life. About Kitty Velour Kitty Velour is one of those icons you should follow whether you’re a pole dancer or not. Even if you’ve … More Kitty Velour On Her Candy Box Weekender and Performing Antics

The Pole Dancer’s Guide to Washington DC

I thought it would have been a while before I got back to the States after my 2014 solo Couchsurfing trip. Little did I know that good old academia would take me back to my second stop in my 2014 wild tour, Washington DC, the cradle of American power (even if the Orange twat is … More The Pole Dancer’s Guide to Washington DC

Top sexy fitness classes in London

Since I’ve become a pole dancer, people keep asking me: “How do you get the moves?” Let’s be real: I don’t have the moves. Never had them. I learnt the moves. Here’s how you can learn the moves, in some of London’s sexiest dance classes. So get ready for sexy fitness classes – the Blogger On Pole edition. … More Top sexy fitness classes in London

The anxious chick’s guide to performing

Will the pizza man think I’m dumb if I ask for parmigiana pizza? Can I be a pole dancer and a lecturer? Is butter a carb? These are all perfectly unreasonable questions you lose sleep over if you have anxiety. So why not add: “How do I perform at a competition when I’m already drowning … More The anxious chick’s guide to performing

London Events for March 2018 – The Blogger On Pole Edition

Here’s the Blogger On Pole™ round-up of London events you can’t miss out on this March. Just to give you that extra FOMO. Fitness Events Women Empowerment Day at London Dance Academy My second home, the London Dance Academy, is celebrating International Women’s Day (8 March 2018) through a series of events for the LDA … More London Events for March 2018 – The Blogger On Pole Edition

Twerkology Nation: empowering women through twerk

For today’s post I decided to interview Chanelle Hall, founder of Twerkology Nation, a London-based twerk class that empowers women through dance.  Twerk is one of those things people have an opinion on. In my case, I never thought I could do it, or that it would me my ‘thing’ as a white metalhead who … More Twerkology Nation: empowering women through twerk

Why dancing is great for you: interview with dancer and dance therapist Elisa Pittella

You all know I’ve been banging on about the physical and mental benefits of dancing, but I’ve been talking about my own experience – and that could just be me being crazy. So I spoke to Elisa Pittella, dancer, instructor and dance movement therapy facilitator (and also a documentary style family photographer) to give you a … More Why dancing is great for you: interview with dancer and dance therapist Elisa Pittella