Author: Melanie

REVIEW: RAD Polewear Night Top and Night Bottom

REVIEW: RAD Polewear Night Top and Night Bottom

All of my pole apparel reviews so far have been on RAD Polewear velvet sets, but before I move onto another brand, I wanted to review a non-velvet set so you could see how not all products from the same place turn out equally.

Pole Apparel Discounts Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

Pole Apparel Discounts Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

Whether or not you have a Valentine, isn’t it nice to be your own babe and treat yourself every once in a while? Aerialist Boutique makes that easy with items up to 30 percent off through Valentine’s Day, plus a free gift with orders $50 […]

Exotic vs. Erotic: What’s Correct in the Pole Dance Community?

Exotic vs. Erotic: What’s Correct in the Pole Dance Community?

In January, Ecdysiast, the pole studio I attend in Portland, Oregon, decided to replace its usage of the word “exotic” with “erotic.” They released this statement: “You may have noticed we’ve replaced all use of the word EXOTIC with EROTIC. We agree with many of […]

Stories of Impact: Monica Kay

Stories of Impact: Monica Kay

Monica Kay shares how pole dancing helped her through a low point in her life due to extreme vegan activism, plus how she balances her vegan lifestyle with pole dancing and positivity today.

Six High-Protein Vegan Recipes

Six High-Protein Vegan Recipes

Becoming vegan reignited my love for cooking, because when you’re vegan, you’re always experimenting with foods that can be substituted for ingredients like cheese, meat, and other animal products. (Vegan brands like Gardein—which offers substitute chicken, beef, fish and more—are great when you’re transitioning to meat-free […]

Recipe: Garlic & Olive Oil Pasta with Toasted Chickpeas

Recipe: Garlic & Olive Oil Pasta with Toasted Chickpeas

There’s nothing quite like a fresh bowl of pasta, amiright?

What Three Vegan Pole Dancers Eat in a Day

What Three Vegan Pole Dancers Eat in a Day

When a person toys around with the idea of eating vegan, a few questions tend to fill their minds, a main one being “Will I get enough protein?”

STRETCHIT APP: MIDDLE SPLIT CHALLENGE RESULTS

STRETCHIT APP: MIDDLE SPLIT CHALLENGE RESULTS

StretchIt app’s 30-Day Middle Split Challenge ended in late December, but with the whirlwind of the holidays, I’m just now able to share my results.

How Pole Progress Videos Helped My Outlook for 2018

How Pole Progress Videos Helped My Outlook for 2018

As 2018 races ahead, I can’t help but reflect on my last year of pole dancing.