Pole Jam: What’s In Them for You?
Written by Gina Tann on UPA’s Pole’r Bear Blog “Whatever the backdrop or the reason, pole jams are great things.
- They’re a great way to get troubleshooting help from eyes on the ground. This can be particularly useful for the self-taught dancer, who might have no other good way to get this kind of help! Struggling with a spin? Ask someone to watch you do it.
- They increase your exposure to other dancers, other styles, other toolkits. I know I’m not the only one who watches other dancers for inspiration. What could be better than watching your inspiration from two poles away? Trade ideas, ask questions of each other. Take advantage of the newness … or the familiarity! It’s a no-lose. :)”
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