Posts filed under: Pole Fitness

Reframing Weakness in Pole Dancing

For over 10 years I have heard pole dancers use the phrase “weak side” and “bad side” – and I would like to propose that going forward we start reframing weakness by using the term “switch”. Language matters. The words we use shape our perceptions of ourselves and our abilities. Language has the power to...... Read More

why I pole dance – in a meme

My life. And now you know why I pole dance (and SUP, and surf, and skate, and....).... Read More

Pain is filtered in a poem

“Pain is filtered in a poem so that it becomes finally, in the end, pleasure.”... Read More

Slow progress is progress

“Some quit due to slow progress. Never grasping the fact that slow progress is progress.” ~Jeff Olson While I’m supposed to be teaching, I’m also working on my own progress as well. Today >> compared to 2 weeks ago... Read More

Pole v Skating

For me, pole isn’t that much different than skating. It’s facing fears, testing my limits, pushing past pain, learning, and progressing... most of the time a lot slower than I’d like. Sometimes it’s about just flowing and enjoying the beauty of it, but most of the time it’s that high you get from doing something you haven’t done before. I did it! Didn’t trust myself... Read More

Don’t let me down.

Don’t let me down.... Read More

Two of my loves come together.

Nailed it! 🔨 Skating at pole class. Thank you @elbrd for the inspiration. Two of my loves come together. 💞... Read More

I found my tribe(s)

... and skateboarding + pizza ... and surfing + beer .... and SUP + BBQ!... Read More

The power of one word.

“A crazy thing happened — the very act of doing the thing that scared me undid the fear. It’s amazing the power of one word. ‘Yes’ changed my life. ‘Yes’ changed me.” ~Shonda Rhimes #mondaymotivation #nofear #fearlessgirl... Read More

Shoulder Mount to Brass Monkey

Landed a new trick tonight! This one was during pole class, not at the skatepark! Shoulder mount to brass monkey! 💪🏼🙊... Read More