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PolePedia’s mission is to promote the art of pole dancing by providing a consolidated community-based resource.

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

How to Become More Flexible for Pole Dancing

No matter what style of pole dancing you embrace, it can be hard to get by without doing any flexibility training. Once you finally wrap your head around just how many stretches there are in the world, you have to figure out which ones will help your pole...

Happy Hamstrings: Fire Up Those Muscles for Greater Strength

The hamstrings are crucial muscles and play an important role in overall leg strength. All kinds of athletes, from cyclists, tennis players and fitness enthusiasts can benefit from happy hamstrings, and pole dancers especially know to focus on hamstrings when working...

Highlights from Pole Con 2019

Today we’ll be covering an amazing event that happened this past week: International Pole Convention 2019 in Denver, CO!The PolePedia team packed their bags, prepped the car, and set out from the comfortably small city of Providence, Rhode Island.1,954...

How to Find Your Natural Flow

Do you ever listen to a song and feel like you could plan out an entire choreography, imagining all the gorgeous, flowing lines that would match the rhythm of the song? We all do. It’s human nature to create, and dance is a beautiful medium to have at our...

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.


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



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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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