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I Broke Up With My Pole Studio. Now What?

I Broke Up With My Pole Studio. Now What?

When your pole studio is no longer right for you, you’re not out of options. Part of the allure of pole dancing is the inclusivity. It may seem like a community of people who are free to explore sexuality, strength, and self-expression, regardless of their […]

Pole Dance Choreography Tips with Victoria LeBrun

Pole Dance Choreography Tips with Victoria LeBrun

There are some phenomenal pole dancers out there who show that progress isn’t solely determined by time. It’s also determined by effort and devotion. Victoria LeBrun has only been pole dancing for four years, but she’s become well-recognized—with more than 8,000 Instagram followers—for her strength, […]

7 Top Pole Dance Photoshoot Tips

7 Top Pole Dance Photoshoot Tips

Let me start off by saying yes, this is partially just an opportunity for me to show off some of my pole pictures from the amazing and talented Christie Spillane of Portland-based Opal Images, but, being my first pole dance photoshoot, I also want to […]

How to Make Tofu: Several Simple Ways

How to Make Tofu: Several Simple Ways

I admit: The first time I tried tofu, I was more than a little intimidated by its mysterious brick-like form. I didn’t know how to cook it, so in college, I just cut it up and ate it plain.

2018 Pole Expo Recap & Planning

2018 Pole Expo Recap & Planning

Well, I can now check Pole Expo off my pole dancing bucket list.

Pole Dancer Injuries, Prevention and More: Q&A with PoleStrong Bodyworks

Pole Dancer Injuries, Prevention and More: Q&A with PoleStrong Bodyworks

One thing I hear often from other pole dancers is how vulnerable and scary pole can be. (Learning grips and flips high up in the air will do that to you.)

REVIEW: Wink Designs Rhea Monokini and Panther Knee Pads

REVIEW: Wink Designs Rhea Monokini and Panther Knee Pads

Whenever I see cute one pieces for sale, I’m always tempted to buy them but I never do because I feel like they’ll restrict my waist grip when I’m pole dancing.

Three Tips to Get Your Yogini

Three Tips to Get Your Yogini

Yogini is just one of those moves that you always have to psych yourself up for before getting into it.

Three Ways to Get Into Janeiro

Three Ways to Get Into Janeiro

I’ve been on a strange janeiro journey the last few months.

Stories of Impact: Edwin

Stories of Impact: Edwin

“Dancing has helped ground me both physically and emotionally.”