Education

Learning How You Learn

In pole dancing, one of the largest disconnects we come across – as students and as instructors – is learning different mechanics, moves, routines, and so on the way that we need to learn them.   As a student, it can be hard to figure out why we aren’t...

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Does Pole Dancing Stop Hurting?

If you’ve been poling for a while, chances are you remember those first few classes where everything hurt! Holy cow, how did the instructor do a pole sit without cringing? Now, if you’re more advanced, chances are your basic climb doesn’t give you any trouble, and...

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What to Look for in a Pole Dance Studio

The pole fitness world is beautiful and ever-growing. You’ve probably noticed more than a few studios popping up in your area, country, and the entire world. More studios mean more options, however, and when it comes right down to it, there are lots of factors that...

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The Anatomy of a Pole Dance Heel

A pole dance heel isn’t just a heel, it’s a tool. It’s a sexy, fun, flirty tool, but without it, half of the things we do, especially in exotic, just wouldn’t be the same. Heels come with a variety of names, whether it’s a stripper heel, platform heel, pole heel,...

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The Ultimate Home Poling Handbook

Welcome to the Ultimate Home Poling Handbook. Looking for something in particular? Use the table of contents below to help guide you. Poling at Home VS. In a Studio There are pros and cons to both, and it’s up to you to decide which is best for you. Many polers choose...

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Why You Should Video Yourself

Even though pole dancing is a visual art, not many dancers record themselves unless it’s for that Instagram love. Whenever you feel like you’re struggling with a trick, can’t quite get those lines down, or you did something awesome and want to remember how, ask...

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The Origin and History of Pole Dancing 

Like all dance, pole dancing has an origin. In our case, multiple cultures seem to have developed pole-centric dances, sports, and rituals individually. This means the exact origin of what we know today as "pole dancing" is a little unclear; some say it could be an...

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What to Bring to Your First Class

Before your first class, it can be tough knowing what to bring, what to wear, and what you may wish you had brought. Below, we’ve compiled a list of both the bare essentials, as well as a list of extras, just in case.  Before we get into the details, however, we want...

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