Category Archives: Expression

“Bring Sexy Back” week – I say YES!

AnneMarie Davies of United Pole Artists recently wrote a blog entry that has set the pole world abuzz: http://www.unitedpoleartists.com/do-we-need-to-bring-the-sexy-back/ Here’s my take on it. My brand of pole is sexy. I have nothing against pole fitness enthusiasts, and believe me, there’s … Continue reading

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I know how to do “X” but now what do I do with it?

Anyone who pole dances (notice I didn’t refer to pole fitness, that’s a different thing entirely) knows that it’s not about the tricks you can do, but how you incorporate them into a dance. And that, my friends, means you … Continue reading

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Oh wow. October??!?!?

So sorry to any of you who read this blog. My last post was in October. Shameful! To make up (or to try, at least) for my slackishness, let’s talk about new music. Here are some fun additions to my … Continue reading

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Developing your style

What sort of dancer are you? Do you have a recognizable style? I do—and it’s not what most people expect from me. In my life off the studio floor, I am (mostly) upbeat and energetic. Some have referred to me … Continue reading

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To shoe, or not to shoe

If you know me, even a little, you know I have a serious thing for platform shoes (AKA “stripper shoes”).  You can get them in low platforms, mid, or sky-high if you want. Lots of dancers fear wearing them because … Continue reading

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Dancing for someone besides yourself

“OMG. So-and-so wants me to dance for him/her and I would love to do it, but I’m 100% freaked out. I can’t do it! I can’t!” Uh, technically speaking, you can. Of course you can. What you’re really saying is … Continue reading

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F-E-A-R

I’m afraid I’m not going to be any good. I’m afraid I’m not as good as [insert other dancer’s name here]. I’m afraid I’ll hurt myself. I’m afraid I’m not strong enough. I’m afraid I’ll fall. I’m afraid I won’t … Continue reading

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