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Paradise Jungle met with Genevieve Eyre, she is a professional burlesque performer, make-up artist and pole-dancing instructor. They got the chance to get to know her at the TEDxTableMountain event.

[image: Cape Photographic Studio]

Making A Pole Dancing Mission Statement

I love January!  It’s when every pole dancer from beginner to professional is injected with passion, hope and determination for the upcoming year.  The New Year usually means new goals, whether learning to invert, new aerial combos or improving dance and flow, there is always something a pole dancer can work on.  Before you finalize [...]

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Avoiding Pole Dancing Bruises

We all have our names for them. Pole Kisses. Pole Scars. Badges of Honor. BRUISES. No matter how hard you try, especially when you're new to the game of pole dance, you are bound to end up with some bruises. Some people hide them, trying to explain that they are not, in fact, being abused. [...]

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What Are Your Pole Goals?

From our first spin around the pole to our first jade split (well, that may only be an option for some of us), pole dancing is very much about building a good foundation and setting pole goals. Pole dancing is so dynamic. It is a mix of fluidity, flexibility and strength. Your initial pole goal may [...]

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Pole Dancing In Your Mind

There has been much discussion about the mental side of pole dancing here on The Pole Dancing Shop's blog.  Check out "Overcoming Your Pole Dancing Fears", "Pole Dancing Mamas" or "Powerful Bodies, Even More Powerful Minds".  We don't want to knock other forms of working out, but lifting weights or running on a treadmill [...]

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Static Versus Spinning Poles

As you continue your adventures in pole dancing, you may start to notice that some dancers are using static (stationary) poles and some are using spinning ("spinny") poles.  If you are purchasing a pole for your home, it may be best to purchase a pole with both options so that you can switch between them.  [...]

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Hosting Pole Instructors From Around The World

Have you ever attended a workshop with an instructor from another country?  It is so exciting.  Learning techniques and moves that might not be as common in your territory.  Hearing the various names for the same moves.  Sharing stories about traveling the world.  Have you ever wondered what kind of work goes into bringing over a [...]

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Making History In The Pole Industry

I think of my dances as a piece of work and telling a story. I want to make a difference in the industry. I have only been involved in the pole world about a year and a half but I am trying hard to make a difference. I held my own pole event for charity at [...]

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Pole Sport Organization Competitions

As the pole community continues to grow, so do your options if you'd like to compete. A short time ago, in the United States, your competition options were essentially limited to USPDF and APFC. The Midwest competition popped up two years ago and, in 2012, the Pacific Pole Championship was born in California. The brainchild [...]

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Fulfilling Your Pole Dancing Wish List

The great thing about pole is that it stimulates the mind, body and soul. The holidays will come and go, and some of us will set New Years Resolutions. So, let's talk about that pole wish list! Do you like to dance in shoes or barefoot? Even barefoot, there are products like Dance Paws or FootUndeez [...]

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