Learning to Rig

Over the past weekend I spent two days in Chicago to take a workshop by Brett Copes from Fight or Flight Entertainment. When booking, my goals were to better understand aerial rigging so I could assess off site locations for performance like the Christmas Show. When I had decided I wanted to begin Hammock, Hoop and…

The Healing Power of Pole

I had to write a feature article for my News Writing class this summer. I chose to do it on the healing power of pole, mostly inspired by Paula’s recent blog post.I could have made this much, much longer, because the lovely women I interviewed provided me with so much content. This really only brushes…

Eight Seconds of Courage

Eight seconds of courage.  That’s all it takes to change your life. I’m not kidding. I’ve tried it. It works. This is not a phrase that I knew, nor even applied until a couple weeks ago.  I started a new business venture at the end of May. I was both scared and excited.  In order…

Pole Heals

All around the country right now Pole studios are providing a safe place to heal. With the current news once again illustrating how sexual assault is not a “big deal”, women are flocking to a place where they can recover from a trauma that they haven’t shared. The majority of women who have been assaulted…

Anderson, Box Gyms & Hoop

Earlier this week Hoop/Lyra was featured on “Live with Kelly”. Kelly and Anderson were “taught” “Beginner” Lyra moves in an effort for a Big Box Gym to showcase their new Lyra for Everyone Program. I was going to leave it alone….but I just can’t. I was notified by a student via Facebook about this. And…