About Sophie Burton

Hi! My name is Sophie and I have had a passion for pole since 2011. I am self taught and love how pole brings together a combination of gymnastics and dance. Practice certainly makes perfect when it comes to pole and there is nothing better than that feeling of success you get when you have nailed the move that you once thought was impossible!

Recent Articles

Going It Alone: Self Taught Pole Dance

Going It Alone: Self Taught Pole Dance
When I first took an interest in pole, I decided to do a little research on it. I knew I would love it and once I was armed with my new pole I got straight into it. I didn’t know of any instructors in my area so I only had myself to teach me! I learnt how to do the fireman and front hook spin on the first day, I soon practised most evenings and felt pleased in the progress I made. It then came...

 

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Published on: Jan 10 2014   By:    3 Comments

It’s All About Physical Strength… Isn’t It?!

It’s All About Physical Strength… Isn’t It?!
Whether it is the first time you learn to invert, hang off the pole using one knee or realise that it’s time to start wearing those skimpy shorts at pole class… most of us will have experienced that feeling of ┬átrepidation. Whilst it is exciting learning something new and progressing to a more advanced level of pole, it can also be daunting, you may begin to ask yourself; can I really...

 

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Published on: Dec 06 2013   By:    Leave a Comment