A Practice Pick-Me-Up

As many of you know, I had a year long pause in my pole journey last year while I had my first baby. A year is a long time and you lose much of your progress. In addition to losing pole progress, due to my complications of pregnancy I was put on bedrest which caused…

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An Attitude of Gratitude

Do you ever get frustrated with life? Do you ever feel irritated for no apparent reason? Here are a few simple things you can do to get out of your funk and bring some joy back into your life: Step One: Grab some chocolate! Seriously… According to this article chocolate can increase calmness and contentedness.…

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Stuck in a Rut

Small Victories! As of late, I have been hearing a reoccurring echo throughout the studio and it sounds sort of like this, “I am in a backslide and nothing is working!” Not once or even just twice have I heard similar opinion stated from various ladies at the studio. I, myself have been guilty of…

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Let’s Go Shopping!

Life isn’t perfect, but your outfit can be!   Last week we talked a bit about where to look for some awesome pole moves, spins and tricks for your routines. This week, we’re gonna talk retail therapy! Let’s talk dance specific first. When I asked my instructor where to go for Student Showcase polewear, she…

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All the Right Moves

As we’ve been getting ready for the Student Showcase coming up in April, my dance partner and I have been enthusiastically scouring the internet for some rockin pole moves and poses that we can do together either as a doubles move or to mirror each other on opposite poles. Like all good researchers do these…

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Out of Sorts

Self Love February has come and gone, but self love needs to continue. All through the month of February,I knew I needed to work harder at showing myself some love. Right now my life kind of feels like a hurricane. I am a teacher, graduate student, and girlfriend to a  wonderful man who has a…

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Try Something New

You can only grow if you’re willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new. – Brian Tracy If you didn’t get a chance to attend the Love Yourself Party at the studio on Sunday, you missed a really special event! I was a half hour late but still had a great time…

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Back to Basics

“Excellence is achieved by the mastery of the fundamentals.” – Vince Lombardi No matter where you are in your pole journey, it is never a bad idea to go back and review the basics. I’ve been through Beginner twice now and both times learned something in a different way or it just clicked faster than…

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It Takes Two!

It Takes Two to Tango! Well in this case it takes two to pole! On February 9th Aerial Dance had their annual couples Valentine’s Day Workshop!!!!! When the Studio first started posting about the couples workshop, I didn’t even consider asking Steve to join me. I just figured that he would shoot me down, like the…

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