Finally a Master

No, Not at Pole……… I am closing in on a week of graduating from Vitrebo University in La Crosse WI. After a long two years I finally earned Master of Arts in Education. Although graduation was great, it did not come without judgement. Last week Monday, I had to travel and stay on Viterbo University’s…

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When Life Stinks…

One of the things I love about Aerial Dance is the safety – the safety to tell the truth about what is happening in your life and, rather than judgement, to be surrounded with love, support and encouragement. I’m very raw, honest and real today and I’m able to share this part of my story…

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Party Time!!!

My sister and her friends are still talking about how much fun my sister’s bachelorette party was two weeks ago! My sister just graduated from UWGB as a Registered Dietician so I wanted to plan a fun weekend to celebrate her wedding but with some health oriented stuff to also celebrate her four years of…

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Pippin Performance

Last night I had the amazing opportunity to join my outstanding Aerial sisters at the Pippin Open House at the Broadway Theater in Green Bay. I was able to spend an hour and a half supporting and cheering on several of our instructors and students as we showcased the aerial arts of hoop and pole.…

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Aerial Dance Takes Chicago By Storm

PSO Central Pole Competition 2018 (Pole Sport Organization) This year PSO hosted it’s annual Central Pole Competition at the beautiful Athenaeum Theatre. Aerial Dance’s Competition team and support team was there in full force! It was with an extremely heavy heart that I had to miss this competition. Pole competitions have become a tradition for many…

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Get A Grip!!!

As the seasons change, the temperature fluctuates, and humidity levels are completely unpredictable, many of us find ourselves attempting to climb to the top of the pole only to slide down halfway, finding our efforts futile. Some have favorite grips that we’ve selected over years of testing and experience. Some are still new to the…

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Asking for Help

Most of you know, I’m a naturally shy person. By the time I get around to asking someone for help, I’m either so frustrated I’m ready to give up, or I’ve screwed something up so bad I have no hope of fixing it by myself. Unfortunately, pole is not exempt from this character flaw. I…

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Dear Pole Mama

Dear Fellow Pole Mama, I share your struggles, I know your burdens, I feel you worry, hurt and frustration. I was talking with a friend of mine about my pole fitness the other day when she asked why I chose to continue to pole dance after having my daughter. I explained how it’s helped me…

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From Dark to Light

Have you ever had a class where nothing goes right? Moves you’ve been able to do for months fail you as you slide to the floor like a limp noodle… Confidence shattered, frustration rising, self-confidence shaken. I had this exact pole class Wednesday night. I left that class so discouraged. Trying to make my long…

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