Pole Instructors, Check Your Egos At the Door
“Being in the industry of pole fitness, I think it’s safe to say the importance of cultivating a welcoming and safe environment is even more vital than your average group fitness class. True, people come to us when they are out of shape. But they also come to us when they are emotionally bruised or feeling psychologically defeated. Pole dancing is as much about exercise as it is about expression of one’s deepest inner struggles and joys. If executed correctly, an atmosphere of camaraderie can be formed between both instructors and students. Leaders and educators have a responsibility for gaining insight into what techniques may improve their teaching skills. To be an effective coach, they themselves can never stop being the students.” Read on!