Christmas Show Recap

If you missed the 6th annual Aerial Dance Christmas Show, you missed an inspiring and EPIC performance. This was the second year we did it off site, this year at Tanners. We had ~400 people attend to watch 46 amazing women perform in 21 routines. This was also the first year we had Aerial in…

How the….?

I learned early on that I should not compare my pole journey to someone else’s pole journey. But that is so. freeking.  hard. I have been doing this crazy pole thing for about 3 years. I’m an Advanced student, and I’ve honestly been at that skill level (to me) for at least a year and…

Post-Circus Reflections

Wow. What a night! I’ve got a few things to say, but first, my family’s thoughts: They loved it. They thought it was well done and enjoyed every one of the performances. Both my mother and my grandparents thought Paula was entertaining and informative, and her narratives answered a lot of their questions about what…

Show Day!

It’s here! It’s finally show day! I cannot wait to see all the amazing, inspiring women of Aerial Dance perform!!!!! A few things to remember dancers: You’re amazing. You’ve put in a TON of work in to get to today. You have sacrificed a lot (including skin) to be on stage. Every minute you spent preparing…

Advice before the show!

It’s three days before the big show! There is a lot of excitement and terror at the studio right now! I hear a lot girls talking about waking up with bad dreams and worrying if they’ll do well.  Here are few things to remember: You are not a professional dancer. No one expects you to…

Practicing what you preach

The Christmas SHow is a FANTASTIC opportunity to practice what I preach….SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESSES! When you support a small business you put food on a table, give a kid dance lessons or in my case, pay back college loans! As a small business owner I say all the time that supporting a small business makes a…

A Peek In My Show Bag

Everyone’s going to have different things in their show bag. For those of you who’ve never performed and, therefore, have not probably packed a show bag, I’ll let you in on what’s in mine! If you want more advice from some instructors and me, take a look at this. Show outfit: pole shorts, show top,…

Time to Get Show-Ready!

It’s nearly here! It’s almost time for Circus! If you’re performing, you brain probably feels like a circus right now, with all the questions running through your head: Am I ready? Should I do another rehearsal? What do I bring? What should I do to prepare? What underwear should I wear that day? Never fear…