Are You Even a Pole Instructor If You’ve Never…

Been Kicked in The Face After you’ve been teaching a while you do get adept at the matrix lean, lest you get a limb to the face. But, sometimes your spidey senses fail you and a surprise body part comes swinging through the air, and before you know it you’ve taken one smack bang in the mug. Ouch! We love …

JUST FUCKING DO IT

IT IS 2018 NOW – GO SMASH THOSE GOALS!!! ORGANISE YOUR TIME LIKE A MAGICAL MOTHER FUCKING ORGANISATIONAL WIZARD. GET A DIARY OR A WALL CALENDAR AND WRITE YOUR PLANS UP ON THAT SHIT. FAIL TO PLAN AND PLAN TO FAIL MOTHER FUCKER!!   WANNA GET THOSE SPLITS? RESEARCH THE BEST FUCKING FLEXIBILITY TECHNIQUES AND HIT THOSE BITCHES 2-4 TIMES …

Stripper Style Christmas Wish List: Family Edition

I don’t know about you, but I am always dreading that question I get from family members asking ‘So, what do you want for Christmas?’, this year hasn’t been so bad because I am buying a flat and I will need lots of help buying bits and bobs for that. But, in previous years I’ve always wanted to ask for …

Are You Ready For #FILTHYFRIDAY? Interview with Beanie the Jet ❤️❤️❤️

Filthy Friday was the first showcase run by Beanie The Jet (pictured below), who started the #filthyfriday trend on Instagram. The evening was an absolute blast, with amazing performances from the likes of Lauren Elise, Davina Shewolf and more. So many different styles of sexy were on the stage, from fast paced rock chick, to sensual shape making. I decided to …

She Kissed a Girl, and Maybe We Didn’t Like It ; or, girl-on-girl tropes in sexy pole performances and what these mean to LBQ+ pole dancers

I have taken part in, and watched, my fair share of sexy pole performances. They are my passion – I love the costumes, the themes, and characterisation. But, as the performers get braver, the performances more outrageous, I have noticed a trend in our sexy performances, competitions and doubles pieces… The use of the quasi-lesbian girl-on-girl trope. Now, this trope …

Ask Peach: Making Money From Feminism, Competition Scores and More…

Here is our very first Ask Peach segment with official user submitted questions. Some of these questions have been edited for brevity. If you would like to submit your own questions please do so HERE. How do you feel about people making money of what seems to be ‘women’s oppression’? Services that revolve around charging women for a product designed …

A Guide For Instructors: What Every Plus Size Student Wants You To Know

I decided to find out what plus size students really wanted instructors to know about teaching them. So, here are their top tips for how to most effectively operate your studio and your teaching in a plus size friendly manner. Everyone Prefers Different Descriptive Words Fat, curvy, bigger, plus size. There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach when it …

Am I Too Old To Pole Dance?

There’s always a specific number of questions we are always asked when we advertise our pole dancing classes, and I’m sure every other studio owner can relate. Whether this is, ‘Am I too big?’ or ‘Do you need upper body strength?’, we are always met with the same questions. People are  naturally nervous about trying pole dancing, and one of …

The pros and cons of doing pole competitions for self-confidence

Have you been thinking about competing in a pole competition? Maybe you have been wondering about how competing in a pole competition can affect your self-esteem, whether that is positively or negatively. I have been asked the question ‘Should I compete?’ many times. Honestly, there are both pros and cons to competing when it comes to how it can impact …