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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

Interview with USPDF Gold Medalist Sophia Minx

Prefer to read the interview? Read the transcript: Destynnie Hey everyone! We are here today with Sophia Minx, and she just won gold in USPDF New York – so we’re going to ask her a little bit about what it was like. So, what made you apply?...

6 Best Pole Dancing Games to Play with Friends

 Whether you’re in a studio, planning a pole party, or looking to mix up your home poling routine with pole-pals over the internet, finding the right pole dancing games for your group is essential to keeping things fun and interesting.Once you throw a...

Pole Competition Essentials For Your Dance Bag

Are you performing in an upcoming competition for the first time? It can be easy to let the little details go unnoticed – you’ve put so much work into building a show, perfecting a routine, and choosing the perfect song. What more could there be?...

The Ultimate Grip Aid Guide

What is Grip Aid? Pole grip comes in a variety of forms. Some are liquids, others are gels, lotions, sprays, or resins. Apply these products to your grip points, such as the hands, knee pits, and thighs and be prepared to stick to the pole better than ever...

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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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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