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Chinese Polers in the Snow

Chinese Polers in the Snow

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Beautiful pictures of Chinese polers in the snow.  We found this one on en.people.cn.  As you may or may not know, there is something happening with pole dancing in China.  The thing is, we don’t get to see that much of it due to the fact they don’t have access to Facebook. Every now and then
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Holidays do not necessarily = unhealthy! Stay on track with healthy food choices.

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I hear a lot of jokes this time of year about getting out the “fat pants” or “putting the diet on hold until January.” But it doesn’t really have to be that way. You can (literally) have your cake and eat it too! Here are some tips for keeping yourself on track when you’re surrounded
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Fawnia Mondey Teaches her Aunt to Pole Dance

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Recently, Fawnia Mondey taught her Aunt Mary how to pole dance.  We saw Mary try it for the first time at this year’s past Pole Expo, which was held in September in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Fawnia and her aunt’s story is gaining media attention. The point of this story?  You’re never too old to start
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Pole-idays Play List- Holiday Pole Music

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Looking for the ultimate holiday pole music playlist?! It’s that time of year again! Bring on the egg nog, gifting and over indulgence of holidays treats. Don’t worry there’s a pole for that! Kick start this beautiful time of year with some fresh remixes of all time favorites. Happy Poli-days to all of you and your
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Top three core exercises that AREN’T crunches

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Most of us do pole in part because it’s a fun, allover workout. But it’s common for pole dancers to supplement their pole time with other exercises, whether at the gym or at home. Here are three great core workouts you can do for your pole rest days, or days you don’t go to the
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Poler’s Choice Awards – Vote Here!

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The link to vote is here: https://www.unitedpoleartists.com/polers-choice-awards-2015/ You can vote for as many people as you want. You can only vote for a person one time. Once you vote from one IP address, you cannot vote from the same IP address, even if you use a different device. Once you vote, the heart will turn
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Rules of Engagement, Part IV — Shoulder Strengthening Exercises

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Yes. We have bombarded you with shoulder EVERYTHING over the past month. And you know what? Not sorry, and not quite finished. Ha. Because keeping your shoulders healthy is crucial to pole longevity. Like I wrote about a couple of weeks ago, your scapulae (shoulder blades) aren’t connected to any bones at the bottom —
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Are You Correctly Engaging for Pole?

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Written by Rebecca Stokes Are You Correctly Engaging for Pole? One of the hottest topics in pole and aerial arts is proper form and engagement, especially in the upper body. Aware instructors cue upper body activation with reminders such as, “Shoulders away from the ears,” “Squeeze the shoulder blades together,” but how many of us,
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8 Things to Think About Before Competing in Pole

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Written by Bexiita Ackland Competing in pole has become big business. What was once something only for the elite and/or crazy has become commonplace, with more and more reputable local and regional competitions, and with a wider range of competitions incorporating different styles of pole. From pole athletics to stripper style and everything in between,
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Rules of Engagement, Part III – Shoulder Muscle Awareness

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Written by Gina Tann I’m back with more (#anatomynerd alert) shoulder muscle goodies for you. Last week’s post covered the scapulae and why they’re so important to your shoulder stability. This week is all about your shoulder and back muscles, and why you should strive for balance between them for pole or aerial longevity. If
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