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Share your stories, contribute your knowledge, learn techniques, connect with the community, and let your voice be heard.

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You’re considering taking up pole dancing – or maybe you’ve been pole dancing for years. Whoever you are, it can be tough to find straightforward, simple answers to many common questions.

We understand it can be confusing to know where to start, or even what you’re looking for – you just want to progress. Maybe you have the question, but don’t know where to go to find the answers.

We’ve taken questions from pole dancers across the globe, crafted bite-sized answers for each, and added optional further reading articles from across our website to help you reach your pole-destination with as little confusion as possible.

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Latest Articles

Lotion, Your Skin, and Pole Dancing

One of the first lessons you learn in pole dancing is not to use lotion. It is a mantra repeated by many instructors: “Don’t wear lotion!” resulting in many poles being cursed for mystery lotion smears. Do you know why lotion is such a no-no in the pole...

The Benefits of Pole Dancing

What Are the Benefits of Pole Dancing? There are several physical and mental benefits to pole dancing. Whether you’ve been pole dancing for years, or are looking to take your first class, you’ll find that pole dancing has a lot more benefits than you might...

Pole Dancing on Your Period

Pole dancing is fun, exciting, and fulfilling…until Aunt Flow comes around and you have three back-to-back pole dancing classes to go to. What do you do? Is it safe to pole on your period? How do you manage it while still keeping enough bare skin to stick to the pole?...

Lotion, Your Skin, and Pole Dancing

One of the first lessons you learn in pole dancing is not to use lotion. It is a mantra repeated by many instructors: “Don’t wear lotion!” resulting in many poles being cursed for mystery lotion smears. Do you know why lotion is such a no-no in the pole...

Your Pole Journey is Unique

Other people can face the same obstacles, but your perspective and growth in overcoming those obstacles are uniquely you.

We all come from different backgrounds, health, experience with pushing our bodies, and it changes how we view our struggles, handle difficulty, and celebrate victories.

You know your body better than anyone else, so listen to yourself!

If something doesn’t feel right – stop, find out why, prepare, and try again. Always listen to your own individual needs – and yes, it may change from day-to-day!

By learning about and providing for those needs, you’ll see progress through astounding pole victories, muscle gains, flexibility, grace, and overall boosted mood and self-confidence.

PolePedia provides a single, community-based resource to help you work towards becoming the best version of yourself, whether the key is confidence in who you are, your body image, finding your passion, or a mix of all three.

Flexibility and Conditioning

If you want to learn how to become a contortionist on the pole mixed with a healthy dose of gravity-defying body control, this section is for you.

Form and Body Mechanics

Learn how to point your toes properly, read the Ultimate Guide to Grips and Holds, discover how to do a handspring, and much more.

The Art of Performing

Learn the difference between stage right and left, what to put into your pole competition bag, or dive in and discover how to build a proper show.

Education

Discovering gems like the Ultimate Home Poling Handbook, or the Anatomy of a Pole Dance Heel here and find the answers you’re looking for.

flexibility and conditioning

Flexibility and Conditioning

form and body mechanics

Form and Body Mechanics

The Art of Performing

The Art of Performing

education

Education

Free Downloadable Guide

The Ultimate Home Poling Handbook

In this free guide, you’ll learn the essentials for poling at home, FAQs, helpful tips, and much more.

PolePedia compares different pole diameters, materials, and brands to determine functionality and safety. With information on how to choose crash mats, to additional equipment recommendations, and even how to break in your new home pole, you’ll be ready to dance in no time.

Get to know your pole environment, tips on troubleshooting pole installation, and cute ideas for your dance room to truly express yourself. Download today for free and share with friends!

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