Pole Dance History and Development

Pole Dance History and Development

There is much confusion about where pole dance stems from so I thought I would share my research, originally posted on www.rowenagander.com, so that it could help some of my lovely readers get to know more about the origins of their passion. Due to limited...

Too Many Pole Videos

Too Many Pole Videos

Instagram is the place to be if you’re a pole dancer who is looking for inspiration for new tricks, combinations or floor movement. There are millions of perfectly posed pictures to view and a very rare few that show any imperfection. This can be off...

Pole-Dance-Choreography-Games

Pole Dance Choreography Games

Leading on from last weeks post, Pole Dance Plateau, I thought it would be useful to share some pole dance choreography games that you could use to explore and expand your movement vocabulary. Even if you are a pro at choreography it is good to...

Pole Dance Plateau

Pole Dance Plateau

We’ve all been there, we’ve all hit a pole dance plateau at some point or another, and it even happens to the world’s best at their art. We are taught that to become better at something, we must repeat the same actions over and over...

Easing Pre Performance Nerves

Should Children Pole Dance?

I know I’m a little bit late on the mark, but over the past few weeks there has been a major debate, aired on ITV, about kids taking part in pole fitness classes. Of course, the TV station received phone calls from people expressing how...

Pole Dance Life

Pole Dance Life

Sometimes when we feel down, anxious or stressed we go searching for something to help us feel better but more often than not, that what we are searching for is what we already have. Amongst dancers I have heard “I have no self-discipline” yet they have...

Holiday Planned? How Will I Pole Dance?

Holiday Planned? How Will I Pole Dance?

Quite often when people take a holiday they take a break away from everything within their normal routine at home, including pole. This can be a positive thing as it is always good to reenergize the body and mind, however, it can also be very...

It's Not Pole Dance, It's...

It’s Not Pole Dance, It’s…

As Pole dance has evolved into new popularity across the world it has been given an array of different titles including polenastics, pole art, pole fitness and pole sport. While I welcome innovative thinking from business owners and events teams, I wonder why the general...

What Influences Choreography

What Influences Choreography?

What can influence choreography? Everything, is the simple answer to that question. Everything and anything can influence movement and the way it is arranged which is why I’m so sure that there are no wrong answers in choreography. If there was, then we would have...

4 Benefits of Pole Dance

4 Benefits of Pole Dance

After teaching so much pole dance over the last couple of weeks I have really been able to see what a difference it makes to the people who attend class. Oftentimes people come to class after a hard day or a long week at work...