I love pole pull ups. There are so many cool variations, and they help get you strong for so many amazing pole moves.
I love a shoulder mount. I used to hate them, and was a little scared and frustrated by them, but now they are mine, I love them.
There are so many great ways to start training your shoulder mount. This video has beginner, intermediate and advanced options – so hopefully something for everyone!
I’ve seen a lot of people asking recently what are good ways to cross train with or for pole – and some asking about CrossFit in particular.
I’ve been going to CrossFit on-and-off for about 5 months now, and have a good idea of how it’s helped or affected my training.
There seem to be so many cool pole splits going around at the moment. Whenever I get used to one, another one comes along, and I couldn’t be happier.
Okay so the picture attached is a massive achievement for me… massive! I know some of you will easily be able to do this without with thinking or even feeling a stretch, but for me it is torture! I have to stretch for ages before I even attempt this, and even when I do, I […]
Learn how to use resistance bands in your pole dance training. Resistance bands will allow you to train advanced pole moves with light assistance.
I find that when I have to pole rather than wanting to pole, that’s when my motivation can start to fade. If I have to train to find new moves to teach, or if I’m training for a competition, performance, photoshoot etc, I feel more pressure. Of course, I really want to do all of these things, but sometimes feeling like I have to pole, can make it harder to want to.
I’m a sun baby and will use any excuse to go out and sit in the sun, but recently I’ve been embracing the warm weather on the pole. I find that my hands start to get a little more slidey but my body just loves to grip!
Warming up is incredibly important to keep you safe, so here are some of my favourite exercises to warm up my shoulders.
I often freestyle at home and see what comes out of it, but I very rarely post the results. I usually play on static and know I need to up my spinning pole game. So I hope you like what has come from my spinning pole play today.