First time playing with my new LyraPole!

First time playing with my new LyraPole!
I’m really excited to have received my new LyraPole from X-Pole this week! As soon as it arrived, I set-up the LyraPole, also known as Lollipop Lyra and started playing. I want to share some of the moves and combos with you 🙂 Please bear in mind that this was my first training session on the lollipop, so I’m sure I’ll have some far more exciting moves to show you in due course!! I’m...

 

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Published on: Sep 22 2018   By:    Leave a Comment

15 Fun Ways to Get Upside Down on The Pole

15 Fun Ways to Get Upside Down on The Pole
If you’ve made it here, you probably know how to get upside down on the pole – or at least appreciate the techniques that will help get you there if you work at it enough 🙂 If not, you can find some invert prep exercises to help you get upside down here: Invert Prep for Pole Dancers I’ve recently realised just how many fun and different ways there are to get upside down on the pole,...

 

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Published on: Sep 11 2018   By:    Leave a Comment

Ten Pole Dance Moves for Beginners [Part 2]

Ten Pole Dance Moves for Beginners [Part 2]
If you’re looking for beginners pole dance moves, you’re in the right place! This video is a follow-up to my previous pole dance beginners moves video here: Pole Dance Moves for Beginners (Playlist) You can work on these pretty spins and climbs along side the ones in my previous video. When I say “pole dance beginner”, I wouldn’t teach these all on your first ever pole lesson,...

 

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Published on: Sep 04 2018   By:    Leave a Comment

21 Pole Seat Moves – Which is Your Favourite?

21 Pole Seat Moves – Which is Your Favourite?
There are so many amazing pole seat moves out there, so I want to share some of my favourites with you. Some of these are relatively beginner pole dance moves, while others are more intermediate. For some of these pole dance moves you can go into them from a ‘basic seat’ where as others like a side seat or martini seat need to be tried from a different position on the pole. Some of these seats...

 

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Published on: Aug 29 2018   By:    Leave a Comment

Ten Pole Inverts to Master for Stronger Upside Down Tricks!

Ten Pole Inverts to Master for Stronger Upside Down Tricks!
I want to share my favourite basic upside down pole moves with you all. When I say “basic”, what I really mean is that these are the initial inverts I teach when people are going upside down on the pole for the first time. Of course there are tons of other moves I teach in between as well! If you’re still working on getting upside down on the pole, check out my invert prep video. Ten...

 

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Published on: Aug 23 2018   By:    Leave a Comment

Keep The Pole Frustration Away

Keep The Pole Frustration Away
I know what it’s like to have that feeling where you can’t do a move and feel so, so far away like it’s never going to happen. Then you look around the room and convince yourself that you’re the only one that can’t do the move… and now you get angry and want to give up. Sound familiar? I hope not, but incase it is, here are some tips that may help you. Staying Positive Look...

 

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Published on: Jul 16 2018   By:    Leave a Comment

How To Progress – Train Sideways

How To Progress – Train Sideways
About a year or so ago I got into a real pole funk. I wasn’t having any of it. I felt like I wasn’t strong enough to progress and wasn’t flexible enough to do some of the moves that I was strong enough for. I had a long time away from training pole, but coming back I decided to train slightly differently – sideways not forwards. While this could be literal in terms of pole,...

 

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Published on: Jun 10 2018   By:    Leave a Comment

Training In The Heat

Training In The Heat
Our bodies are all different – some of us love the hot weather and some of us love to pole when it’s colder. I love the hot weather – and not just to pole in! When it’s warmer I have so much body grip that it makes those pesky ‘holding on just with skin’ moves much easier… still painful, but much easier. My hands slide a little bit but it has to be super warm for me to feel...

 

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Published on: May 28 2018   By:    2 Comments

Pole Photoshoot Moves and Ideas

Pole Photoshoot Moves and Ideas
We’ve got an up coming photoshoot at our pole school so I wanted to put together a little list of cool pole moves and ideas for the shoot. I’ve tried to put in a range of beginner, intermediate and advanced moves. Here is a list of all the names of the poles moves – the ones I know at least! 😀 1. Plank 2. Flatline scorpio 3. Shoulder mount hangman 4. Shoulder mount plank 5. Pencil...

 

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Published on: Mar 03 2018   By:    Leave a Comment

Pole Handstands

Pole Handstands
As it’s handstand February, what better way to join in a celebrate by showing you some of my favourite pole handstands?! I’m not too sure what they are all called, but I’ve written a list below of what I call them. Please let me know if you know the name of the pole handstands that I don’t 😀 I hope you enjoy this video. What is your favourite pole handstand? 1. Birds nest...

 

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Published on: Feb 21 2018   By:    Leave a Comment
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