Top 5 reasons why pole friends are the best friends

Top 5 reasons why pole friends are the best friends

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Black Girls Pole Featured on The Root

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Black Girls Pole and its founder Dalijah Franklin have been featured on The Root. “The reason I started [Black Girls Pole] is because I wanted to see more women that looked like me in this whole community,” Franklin told The Root. Franklin also aims to remove the stigma associated with pole dancing through the fitness movement. Black Girls Pole
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#TrainBothSides Won’t You?

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You wouldn’t lift weights on just one arm, so why do some of us train on only one side on the pole?  It’s because once we find something that feels right, we stick with it.  You want to look good doing what you’re doing on the pole.  You want to feel smooth, strong and flexible.
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The Importance of Alignment, Part III

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More on alignment, the last of this series. This post is devoted to WRIST SEATS, also known as Hello Boys, V-Sits, and probably a dozen other names I haven’t heard. For a video version of the screenshot above, you can find it on YouTube here.  🙂 The biggest concern here is, naturally, your wrist alignment. When
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Written by Shayne Evans It’s almost a case of ‘Where’s Waldo.’ In this case, it’s “Where Are the Wallers?” Sabrina and Gary Waller were the event organizer’s of the cancelled Australian Pole Cap & Convention, which was to be held in Sydney, Australia this past January.   Since the cancellation, the Waller’s were in contact
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Pole Mom to The Pole Stars Weds in Fabulous Las Vegas

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Pole mom to the pole stars Kristy Craig was wed in Las Vegas on Tuesday evening. For those of you who don’t know, Kristy is the girl behind Poles on Tour. When I found out she was getting hitched, I knew that I had to make to the trip to see her marry the man
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Pole Con… EPIC!

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Pole Con was EPIC and the aftermath has been tremendous. There have been two reviews and a statement that came out as posts on Facebook.  We are reposting them here on UnitedPoleArtists.com for the purpose of keeping record.  After all, UPA wants to preserve our history and keep track of our growth as an industry, a
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Pole Picture Perfect

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Photo shoots – the amount of planning that goes into them can sometimes rival that of a wedding. Spray tans, lashes, costumes, hair, make up, and that’s before you even get to the most important bit, the actual pole moves themselves. Having done so many pole photo shoots now that social media is about ready
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UPA and MindBody Have Partnered Up!

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UPA and MindBody have come together to make the life of the small business owner a bit easier.  MindBody is an on-line scheduling system for your business.  Complete with on-line booking, a point of sales system, scheduling and more!  If you are a new business starting up and need this type of program, MB is
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Holding the line — the importance of alignment, part II

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H   O   L   D        T   H   E        L   I   N   E   !  (AKA, alignment in inverted work) image courtesy of morguefile This is part two in a series of three on alignment and its importance to safe, stable pole work. 
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