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Whose Move Is It, Anyway? Simultaneous invention of pole moves

Whose Move Is It, Anyway? Simultaneous invention of pole moves

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Badassery Everywhere! Who doesn’t love seeing cool movement? Crazy tricks? Cool movement combined with crazy tricks? It’s natural that when we see amazing things done by amazing dancers, we want to share it. Giving Credit Where Due When we do share cool stuff, from time to time someone will mention that we “should have credited
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#WCW — a love letter

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I have so many WCWs–-the result of watching many, many hours of youtube. Some dancers inspire me because of their fearlessness. Others because they’re so danged BENDY! Then there are those with otherworldly flow. Or creativity that drives me to pause, replay, pause, replay, pause, replay. Some have a fun club style that I love.
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Why is it so difficult to find the physical beauty in ourselves? Inner Beauty When you ask a person what they like about themselves, the answers usually center on inner beauty. I am a great mom/dad, I am smart, I am a hard worker, etc. And I think inner beauty is fantastic–-it’s who we are,
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Pole Basics: Amazing Outside Leg Hangs

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The Intermediate Poler Blues Intermediate pole dancers often seem to get frustrated because they feel like they “can’t do anything.” What they mean is they can’t fonji, or iron X, or do a flawless flag deadlift into a janeiro. I’m going to let you in on a little secret: “I can’t do anything” couldn’t be
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Fluidity — It Begins With POLE BASICS! Being fluid around the pole is a huge concern for many dancers, and with good reason. It’s hard! For lots of us, our happy place is on the pole or on the floor. That in-between land of movement around the pole is not quite as familiar. But mastering
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Nutritious, portable food

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Nutritious, Portable Food For Pole Dancers On The Go I’ve noticed something about pole dancers — they are busy, busy people! Most of the polers I know are balancing family, work, and pole … plus! That means sometimes there’s not much time to get from point A to point B. And that sometimes leads to
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Don’t be “THAT” student! Five things to avoid doing in pole class

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How to be a model pole student Going to pole class is fun. It should be fun! But sometimes students forget that it’s also an intense physical activity that requires attention to technique. Do you find yourself doing any of the five things below? Well, stop! 🙂 1. Coming to class late. You get stuck
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You Are Not A Number – The Body Post

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GET A BEACH BODY FAST The weather here in the US is starting to warm up, and that means I’m starting to see the inevitable “beach-ready body” memes … the articles that ask “is your body bikini ready?” … and the resurgence of magazines publishing “The Body Issue.” Polers wear tiny clothing year-round–in fact, some
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Mobility training may not have the same Instagram showboat potential as working on a fancy pants new pole trick (I’m pretty sure I’ve never seen a post-foam roll celebratory dance), but keeping up with recovery work OFF-the-pole is just as important as all the strength training we do ON the pole. Self-myofascial release using foam
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