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First time here? Read this! ~Commenting Etiquette~ – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

First time here? Read this! ~Commenting Etiquette~ Hi, welcome to the reddit Pole Dance board! Pole dancing is a great form of art and exercise and our community is very welcoming and open. It is also something that can put the people doing it in a bit of sensitive, vulnerable situation. Let's face it, you can't wear a lot of clothing while doing this. And a lot of our moves have been built and perfected by lovely strippers working in…

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Confessions of a Twirly Girl: Back to School – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Confessions of a Twirly Girl: Back to School I am very blessed.  I have a boss who encourages me to want more for myself.  I have been in the legal field for almost 25 years.  I basically went from high school to a law firm at the age of 18.  I moved into local government (although still in the legal realm) about five years ago.  It has never really occurred to me to do anything else.  I like my job. …

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Meet Matt – Our Charismatic Charmer! | Pole Athletica – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Meet Matt – Our Charismatic Charmer! | Pole Athletica     MEET MATT!   Matt is a super sweet and charismatic soul who only recently joined Pole Athletica. However in a short amount of time, he’s made a whole heap of friends and we look forward to his big, warm smile every time he comes into the studio. We sat down with Matt to find out what motivated him to start pole and lots of other fun things! Matt hopes to compete one day and…

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Welcome to the International Pole Convention : – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Welcome to the International Pole Convention : After spending 12 days in a psych ward, coming back to pole was bittersweet. While I was excited to be able to dance and see my pole fam again, my aerial related anxiety wasn’t completely worked through. My mental state was more stable, but I was back to my regular feelings of weakness, fear, and self-consciousness. No matter how much I love aerial, I often think to myself, “Why bother,” or “I’ll never…

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The Very Best Of Pole Dance & Fitness – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

The Very Best Of Pole Dance & Fitness 0 I read a lot every month, from pole to general fitness, healthy eating and nutritional information. I come across things around the web from time to time that I think you guys will be able to take helpful advice and information from. Whenever I see something I think you’ll benefit from, I save it right into my Evernote. Once a month I’ll put together a roundup of my favourites…

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Dry Hands Pole Dancing Grip – Prevents Sweat & More – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Dry Hands Pole Dancing Grip – Prevents Sweat & More This post was last updated on September 5th, 2019We love reviewing products at Pole Fit Freedom so that you can make the most of the various products out there for pole dancers! Pole dancing grip aids just so happen to be something were experts on (even if we do say so ourselves!) This week, we’re reviewing the good ol’ Dry Hands Pole Dancing Grip Aid, which is a very commonly…

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THE (NOT SO) SECRET DIARY OF A POLE AND AERIAL HOOP BEGINNER – WEEK ONE – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

THE (NOT SO) SECRET DIARY OF A POLE AND AERIAL HOOP BEGINNER – WEEK ONE Week One – Pole Ok, so I was super excited and nervous to attend my first pole class, but as soon as I stepped into the studio, that all melted away, everyone made me feel incredibly welcome (I was the only guy attending the class and felt a bit intimidated, everyone else looked very confident and like they’d been doing pole for a while). We…

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5 Reasons You Should Be Signing Up for Pole Dancing Classes as a New Year’s Resolution – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

5 Reasons You Should Be Signing Up for Pole Dancing Classes as a New Year’s Resolution  If you haven’t already created your list for things to change in 2019, you are running out of time. Today is the last and final day of 2018 and what a year this has been! So many things buzzing around us from the latest fashions, to the controversial presidency and scandals of the White House, to the major women empowerment movements, and latest technology…

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Put aside all fears and show your body with confidence – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Put aside all fears and show your body with confidence Every single one of us (no exceptions) has some issues with body acceptance. We all think that our life would be way better if we were thinner, bigger, long-legged, smaller, if we had fuller lips, a smaller nose, a more defined body shape, different eyes, thicker hair, blond hair, brown hair, curly hair, straight hair… The list is endless. All of the above is the reason that when girls start…

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#UnitedByPole T-Shirts – Limited Quantity – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

#UnitedByPole T-Shirts – Limited Quantity These are the first of what we hope will be many #UnitedByPole t-shirts.  We had the pleasure of making these at the Twisted Movement Headquarters here in Los Angeles, California.  A huge Thank You to Nadia Sharif for sharing your workspace with us! There are only 3 sizes, Small, Medium and Large.  They are all handmade and are different, some darker, some lighter.  Quantity is very limited!  Scroll down to see Domestic and International purchase…

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discourage about getting back to pole after 2 years of drinking and partying : poledancing – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

discourage about getting back to pole after 2 years of drinking and partying : poledancing hey all,looking for positive words of encouragement. pole was my love and my life for 2 years, but i slipped and started partying more, drunk a lot and smoked a lot of cigs and also weed and i skipped classes fairly often and eventually stopped going at all. It’s precisely 2 years ago since I have been to a class.I loved my instructor so much,…

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This is the cry for help… – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

This is the cry for help… This month is National Suicide Prevention Month.  In 2015, I lost my boss to suicide.  In 2009, the person for whom I was named took her life.  Recently, a friend’s daughter took her own life as well.When people take their lives, so many confused loved ones ask what signs they missed.  They ask, why didn’t the person ask for help?  Maybe they did.  When I am struggling, I feel like I’m screaming: THIS IS MY…

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Meet Rachelle! Our Gorgeous Go-Getter! | Pole Athletica – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Meet Rachelle! Our Gorgeous Go-Getter! | Pole Athletica Meet Rachelle! This beautiful lady started pole only a few months ago and she’s already kicked some awesome goals like losing a whopping 10kg for a start! Can we get an AMEN! We LOVE celebrating all the wins, (small and big) with our students so we sat down with Rachelle to find out a little bit more about this gorgeous go-getter, what motivated her to start pole and lots of other fun things!  We’re really proud of Rachelle…

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Kristy Sellars 2019 Australia’s Got Talent Winner : Welcome to the International Pole Convention : – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Kristy Sellars 2019 Australia’s Got Talent Winner : Welcome to the International Pole Convention : In September, Kristy Sellars became the 2019 Australia’s Got Talent Champion! She competed against performers of all ages and styles, before wowing the judges and winning the votes of thousands of Australia’s television audience. Her title comes complete with a $100,000 prize that she intends on investing back into her art. Recently, i was fortunate enough to chat with the champ regarding her BIG win,…

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How To Combat Dizziness & Nausea On Spin Pole – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

How To Combat Dizziness & Nausea On Spin Pole 7 Do you suffer with dizziness or nausea on spin pole? It’s a very common problem in the pole community, so you’ll be pleased to know you definitely aren’t alone! In today’s article I’ll be revealing 7 tips most commonly used to combat dizziness when you switch to spin mode. What You Will Learn Why We Get Dizzy How To Prevent Dizziness & Nausea How Each Prevention Works How…

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Best Dance Poles for Sale in 2019 – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Best Dance Poles for Sale in 2019 This post was last updated on September 10th, 2019 So, you’ve been learning how to pole dance for a while now, and the time has come for you to invest in your own dance pole to practice at home. Getting your own dance pole is a great idea, it will really enhance your progress, and new technology means that dance poles are very quick and easy to install at home! If you’re currently…

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International Pole Camp 2019 – Powered by X-POLE – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

International Pole Camp 2019 – Powered by X-POLE Now in its seventh year, the International Pole Camp has grown year on year to become one of the landmark events in the pole and aerial events calendar. At X-POLE, we love to support and nurture amazing events like this and we continue to provide the best equipment to the organisers of the International Pole Camp for the 2019 edition. As in previous years, the camp will have multiple attendance options: Camp…

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If You Are Experiencing These Symptoms You May Be TOO Stressed! – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

If You Are Experiencing These Symptoms You May Be TOO Stressed! Google the word Stress and you will find a laundry list of causes and reasons as to why so many Americans are stressed. In Fact, Webmd.com says 75% – 90% of all doctor’s office visits are for stress-related ailments and complaints.WOW!So by this statistic alone, the research is showing that a lot of illnesses and diseases may actually be a reflection of too much stress in our lives. Financial…

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Poledancing when on my period? – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Poledancing when on my period? Dear Ladies, come closer, gather around, let’s put our heads together. Today’s topic is only ours. So, no men allowed today. 🙂 We are going to talk about a very sensitive topic – a period/that time of the month/Aunt Flow’s visit… Whatever you want to call it. Many women are a bit worried whether to take a pole dance class or not when flow comes to town. It’s completely normal to get a bit concerned.…

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Caption for HUSTLERS MOVIE and SHADOWBAN – – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Caption for HUSTLERS MOVIE and SHADOWBAN – Copy and paste to Instagram accounts @jlo @cardib and @hustlersmovie FOR DM Can’t wait to see this movie!!! It’s soooo ironic that while we are cheering you on, Instagram has shadow banned pole dancing and pole dance related hashtags from Instagram. It has banned the real pole dancers from IG. Wanted to send you a DM about how you can help real life pole dancers get some respect like you and your girls…

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APC and Australian Pole Expo Move to Victoria in 2019 – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

APC and Australian Pole Expo Move to Victoria in 2019 by Alessandra Izzo aka Ally Cat   Not that long ago, I discovered something that made my little Victorian pole dancer heart squeal with excitement. I found out that the finals of the Australian Pole Championships alongside the Australian Pole Expo will be held in Melbourne on November 15-17th this year. This is massive news for all of us south of the border, because it’s the first time ever we’ve…

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I’m a noob and a beginner : poledancing – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

I’m a noob and a beginner : poledancing So I took my first ever pole basics class last Thursday and I enjoyed myself so much. I’m a total noob (obvs to pole and fitness), and not very graceful. Haha! I I scrolled through this page looking for a little bit of some answers before I asked but couldn’t find anything. Basically I enjoyed myself so much I want to get a home pole to practice but can’t afford it quite…

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Confessions of a Twirly Girl: The Path to Joy – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Confessions of a Twirly Girl: The Path to Joy In July, my friend Cathy Weiss talked about joy on her lightworker Facebook page.  You can watch that video HERE.  She said something that really resonated with me.  Everyone’s path to joy is different (as is everyone’s healing path).  What works for me might not work for you.  The ocean calms me and makes me happy.  Maybe you hate sand between your toes and seagulls trying to eat your snacks.  I…

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Term 5 Starts Monday 21 October | Pole Athletica – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Term 5 Starts Monday 21 October | Pole Athletica Looking for a new way to get fit that’s FUN? Are you bored with the gym? Would you like to have something to look forward to each week? Would you like to feel stronger, fitter, happier?  If you answered YES to any of these questions, then you should try pole dancing at Pole Athletica! Working out doesn’t have to be dull. Our pole dancing classes are fun, addictive and challenging. You’ll feel amazing and LOVE watching your personal growth and progress as you build strength, increase flexibility and…

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Welcome to the International Pole Convention : – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Welcome to the International Pole Convention : If you are someone that suffers with anxiety or panic attacks, you’ll be aware of how debilitating this can be. If it’s not managed, it can prevent you from living your life to the fullest, or even holding down your job or social life.Finding ways to manage and reduce anxiety and panic attacks is essential to help you overcome the problem and not let it rule your life! This article will look at how meditation…

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What To Pack In Your Gym Bag For Pole Dance Class – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

What To Pack In Your Gym Bag For Pole Dance Class Have you wondered what you need to pack in your gym bag for your pole dance class There are a few essentials every pole dancer should have before leaving home to go and workout session? Heres exactly what you need to fend off slippery poles, bruises, pole friction burns, dance knee pads, wrist supports and you will wish you had them before reading this. Band-Aids Many pole dancers don’t…

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The Best Black Friday Discounts For Pole Dancers! – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

The Best Black Friday Discounts For Pole Dancers! 4 It’s that time of year again, so if you want to bag massive savings this Black Friday on all of your favourite polewear, shoes, online training programs and save time too, you’re in the right place! Every year I collect all of the best deals for you into one easy to find place, I’ve done the hard work so you don’t have to 🙂 This year there are even…

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How Yoga Can Help Improve Other Workout Routines – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

How Yoga Can Help Improve Other Workout Routines This post a guest post by Best in Yoga who reached out to us to publish their article on how yoga can help improve your other workout routines. If you’re interested in writing a guest post for us on a relevant topic, please submit your idea here. There are many ways that yoga can affect a person’s life – mentally, spiritually, and physically. And with all the benefits yoga can offer, fitness may…

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X-POLE Aerial Mounts for Home and Studio – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

X-POLE Aerial Mounts for Home and Studio Thank you for all your feedback and comments regarding the X-POLE Home and Studio mounts. Firstly these are two very different products and we agree these should not have been mixed together in our marketing! The X-POLE Aerial Home mount has been specifically made for low level, non-dynamic aerial yoga/hammock. We designed this product as we had seen many home users and non-home users using surface welded U-Plates from various on-line stores and…

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7 Things You Need to Know About Starting Pole Dancing – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

7 Things You Need to Know About Starting Pole Dancing Trying something new always begins with a thought. We observe others who are doing what we desire to do, we wonder how well we would do in their shoes, and then we either talk ourselves out of it or make it a GO.  Pole Dancing is probably one of the activities many women seem to talk themselves out of doing. What you should realize is that just with anything else you…

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