About ElizabethP

I’m a tea drinking, sun seeking, English teaching, pole dancing, cat loving blondie. I live in Marseille, France and I have been pole dancing for one year, on and off for the first six months, until I got my own pole and was hooked! After only a month of pole dancing at home I suffered a stroke (at 30!) and after a brief stop it’s now a full time addiction that kicks my ass and makes me feel great. Getting stronger everyday!

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Music Matters

Music Matters
I’ve already written about the perks of pole dancing: the community spirit, the therapy, overcoming the fear factor, the increased strength (on and off the pole) and of course, music. Recently I discovered a music video that gave me goose bumps and made me so thankful that I have (pole) dance in my life: Sia’s Chandelier. Both the song and the video literally stopped me in my tracks, made me drop...

 

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Published on: Jul 24 2014   By:    2 Comments

Out Of Your Comfort Zone – And Onto The Pole

Out Of Your Comfort Zone – And Onto The Pole
This image circulated on social media sites for a while. It’s about getting out of your comfort zone and finding the magic in your life. It stuck with me. At the time I saw it as a metaphor for travel, searching for the adventure around the corner, getting gloriously lost in magical places far away. Nowadays, I think of pole dancing. Everyone in the pole dancing community remembers the first time...

 

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Published on: May 04 2014   By:    1 Comment

The Perks Of Being A Pole Dancer

The Perks Of Being A Pole Dancer
Recently my boyfriend was struggling with some DIY in the house. A cable attaching a lamp to the wall wouldn’t budge. I took a look and told him he needed to loosen the screw on the side of the attachment, just like I would do on my pole to change from spin to static mode or to dismantle one of the joints. He looked at me skeptically. “Yup, I know that ‘cause of pole dancing!” It made me realise...

 

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Published on: Apr 09 2014   By:    22 Comments