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Completing Beginner Pole

Completing Beginner Pole

After a few sessions of beginner pole, things became easier. My nerves weren't nearly as high as they had been the first day of class. Over the course of the 8 week long beginner level pole class, I had slowly begun to get moves down pat and felt more confident with...

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Completing Beginner Pole

Why I Dance

​In 2020, as I watched the J-Lo/Shakira halftime show, the empowering feminine energy triggered a memory from over a decade prior. I wanted to take pole dancing classes, but at that time I couldn’t find a studio nearby, nor anyone to go with. I let that idea...

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Completing Beginner Pole

Progress is Not Linear

​Over the course of nearly three years, I realized that everyone’s aerial journey is different. For the first few months, progress felt really slow for me and I felt embarrassed and ashamed about that. Meanwhile, I watched others progress at a much quicker rate than I...

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Completing Beginner Pole

Staying Active as Adults

Working out is something that gets harder to do as the years go by. As a young child you have so much energy and always want to be running around and playing with your friends. As you grow up, you find a sport or two that you love and focus on that, maybe you...

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Completing Beginner Pole

Mentally Strong

I have battled with my mental health for years, there have been some pretty low moments in that time but within these past two years I have been really diligent about staying on top of it all and making sure that I see any signs of my mental health slipping...

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Completing Beginner Pole

Pole Kisses

Is it weird to be proud of bruises? I didn’t used to think anything of them when I got them but now, I love to show them off.  I think bruises get a bad reputation because they usually only happen when you get hurt, and while I can’t say the methods in which...

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Completing Beginner Pole

HOT TIPS!

​Aerial Dance, specifically pole, has been a huge eye opener for me. It really has built a new part of me, shown me different ways to workout and actually have fun, and taught me new outlooks in everyday life. I get a sort of excitement each time I go to my...

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Eat Your Vegetables

Eat Your Vegetables

It’s summer. Which means attendance at the studio is all over the place. Some weeks you attend three times, the next week not at all because sunburn and pole suck. Then when fall comes all this sporadic attendance results in plateaus of frustration. How to beat that?...

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Levels Aren’t Ability

Levels Aren’t Ability

In my blog “be like Mario” I commented how you always had to go back to Level 1 in Mario to eventually save the princess. The game didn’t allow you to start where you left off because it wanted you to hone your muscle memory in the lower levels over and over. All that...

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Completing Beginner Pole

Falling in Love with Pole

Pole exercise entails some intense training/practice. I have not yet been able to hold myself on the pole for very long if not at all. I am a bigger woman and have been uncomfortable in my own skin for many years now, but pole makes me feel okay to be in those...

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