Place your strong, inside arm high on the pole and walk around. Place your outside arm across your body and onto the pole at hip height. Swing your inside leg up and hook it on to the front of the pole, keeping it relatively low. The pole should be run the length of your calf muscle. Use this momentum and push off the ground lightly with your outside foot, with your body weight slightly forward. Bring your outside leg in to meet your other leg. Towards the end of your spin unhook your legs and place your feet on the ground to land gracefully.
Pole Dance Instructor & PoleFreaks Founder
Holly started pole dancing after admiring the grace, skill and elegance of pole performances and immediately falling in love with the style. After half a decade of bruises, struggling and then the satisfaction of success, her own pole school Firefly Poles was born. The vision is to share that same passion with others.
Holly wished that there was more Pole Dancing help available when I was learning, so now she aims to provide that help through writing, blogging and teaching here on PoleFreaks.
Holly is also a Level 4 advanced personal trainer and an ambassador for Dragonfly pole wear, and also writes regularly for the Dragonfly blog .
Recent Pole Competition Results:
2017: Miss Pole Dance UK Semi-Pro Instructor - 1st Place
2015: Pole2Pole Professional Cup Final - 1st Place
2015: Pole2Pole British Isles Pole Dance Champs - 1st Place