PA Instructor Yasmine Shines Bright at Showcase

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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.


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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

Our 6 Favourite Body-Weight Exercises for Pole Dancers

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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.

It’s Raining Men! The Top 8 Men of Pole Who Inspire Us

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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

Meet Prue - Our Advanced PoleFit Champion

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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.

Melt the Tension Away With These Simple Stretches!

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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.

Tasty 5 Minute High-Protein Breakfast Cookie

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Who doesn’t love a cookie?!  So why not have one for breakfast?!

This yummy, but healthy, breakfast cookie lets your inner child jump up & down while keeping your adult minded waistline in check! The best part is you make it the night before and leave it in the fridge overnight so all you need to do is wake up, open the fridge and enjoy!


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