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A Habit of Trust

A Habit of Trust

“Yeah, right.” Your posture says it all: eyebrows raised, head shaking, laughing in disbelief, exchanging glances with other students as if to say, “Do you see this? Is she serious right now?” The instructor just demonstrated the next move the class is going to do,...

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Training with Claudia Renee

Training with Claudia Renee

This past weekend my staff put their lives on hold and spent 10 hours over three days training with Pole Star Claudia Renee. These training are not required and it always humbles me how my staff rearrange their very full lives to learn and grow when these...

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A Habit of Trust

Am I Good Enough?

An email I’ll never forget just a few days before my birthday this year: “Aerial Dance wants you!” “Me?! Are you sure? Do you have the right Tessa?! Am I good enough? Why me? Am I ready for this?” After wrapping up our first half of instructor training, I‘m still...

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Baby Steps

Baby Steps

Things are finally starting to seem a little better. Physical therapy is starting to help, and I am starting to feel a little bit better each day. I am still not pushing things too far because I do not want to end up right back where I started, but I am starting to do...

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Baby Steps

A Welcoming Workout!

I started out by attending a class with a friend. While I have always admired aerial arts, I thought it would be something unattainable to me. From the moment I walked in, I felt so comfortable and welcomed. The classes are perfectly paced, and I am so proud of my...

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Comparison – a knee JERK reaction

Comparison – a knee JERK reaction

In October I had a shoulder surgery. It wasn’t successful. I still have a lot of pain and am on a long road back to pole. The other Saturday I had a fantastic pole day! I inverted via shoulder mount and closed grip. For the first time since surgery I was able to hold...

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Mothers Day

Mothers Day

With Mother’s Day around the corner, it really got me thinking how even though I don’t have any children of my own, I have all the students at the studio! I consider each one of them one of my kids! I know, I know, I sound crazy but it’s true! I see some of them...

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