Ode to Leah

Today marks the 5 year anniversary from when Leah signed on the dotted line and changed her pole journey from that of student to that of instructor. I celebrate her anniversary on the day she started her training, instead of when she taught her first class, because becoming an instructor is extremely difficult, time consuming,…

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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…

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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…

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Pole in Primetime!

If you happened to watch the superbowl, you may have seen this Advil commercial…. That is right! Pole was featured in an Advil commercial!!!!!  I was at a superbowl party why it came on and I started cheering and many in the room looked at me like I was nuts. (Some didn’t know what I…

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Cover Girls

This month the women of Aerial Dance are honored to be on the cover of Nature’s Pathways. Believe you're beautiful. A simple message made up of three small words, it’s packed with profound meaning — one Paula… Posted by Nature's Pathways Magazine on Monday, February 1, 2016

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Being a Student

So here I am trying to get in better shape. I go the Y and look at the treadmills with disdain but need cardio. Then I think “what are you doing, you own a fitness facility!!!!” And I decided that I could be a student at my own studio. One of my goals for myself it…

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