Earlier this year we hosted our very first in-house PoleFit Championships. Ten competitors took to the stage to battle it out in a night filled with pole, dance and inspirational performances. After claiming the title of our first PoleFit Champion in the Intermediate division, we sat down with Kevin to find out a bit more about what went into his pre-comp prep and how he felt afterwards.
Last term's showcase was nothing short of spectacular with Lyra and Pole performances from both instructors and students. Showcase is all about focusing on the artistic element of pole and lyra where students and instructors are encouraged to unleash their creativity and express themselves in whichever way they feel.
Pole Athletica instructor Yasmine created magic on stage with her carefully constructed light up concept. This piece was so incredible to watch live that it moved audience members to tears.
My name is Jennifer Grace and I'm an instructor and the Studio Director at Pole Athletica. I've been teaching pole for fourteen years and boy have those years zoomed by incredibly quickly. During the recent Christmas break I made a
You don't have to be a pole dancer to enjoy these easy but super effective exercises. Whether you're a regular poler looking for some complementary cross-training exercises or a complete pole newbie looking to improve your strength, our 6 favourite body-weight exercises can be done just about anywhere and don't cost a thing!
Bodyweight exercises are great because they can be easily modified to challenge anyone. Adding extra reps, performing the exercises faster or super slowly, and taking shorter breaks are just a few ways to increase intensity.
New 5 week beginner courses start Tuesday 13 February & Thursday 15 February. If you're new to Pole this is the perfect opportunity for you!
Filled with yummy goodness, these stuffed peppers are quick & easy, perfect for busy weekday dinners!
When it comes to aerial sports, lyra is definitely right up there with the list of most popular apparatuses. Find out why this seemingly simple shape is making heads spin in the pole world.
From sexy and fierce to classical and sublime, there is certainly no shortage of pole-men out there who are setting poles on FIRE and raising the standards of the international pole scene. With so many high-profile women out there, we thought it was time to shine the light on the men of pole. To inspire you with your own pole evolution, we’ve come up with a shortlist of the top 8 male pole dancers that you will definitely want to follow and fall in love with.
1. Peter Holoda
Walking or dancing in heels can be pretty daunting, especially when it’s your first time in pole heels with a platform!!! But whether you’re strutting your
Whether it's a post workout protein hit, a healthy snack, or an energy boost to get you through your pole class, these yummy, easy to make
Earlier this year we hosted our very first in-house PoleFit Championships. Ten competitors took to the stage to battle it out in a night filled with pole, dance and inspirational performances. After claiming the title of our first PoleFit Champion in the Advanced division, we sat down with Prue to find out a bit more about what went into her pre-comp prep and how she felt afterwards.
Are your neck, shoulders and upper back sore and tight? It’s not just stress and poor posture that can cause this. Not stretching after an exercise session can also lead to tension in these areas, eventually inhibiting your active lifestyle. It’s important to incorporate a regular stretch routine into your daily habits to keep yourself active, and limit stress and injuries.
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