Top 3 Reasons You Should Be A Pole Slut

“Hello, my name is Peach, and I am a Pole Slut” Pole Slut [pohl sluht] Noun. A pole dancer who doesn’t stick to a single pole school. Someone who chooses to train at multiple pole studios, or ‘studio hops’. The benefits of being a pole slut Ever since I started learning pole I have hopped between pole studios, often visiting other …

Pole Styles: Stripper / Exotic / Classique – what’s the difference? 

This discussion came up recently in a pole group that I am a member of (Stripper Style! for anyone interested). With the pole world growing, and sexy style gaining back popularity again, a few names for the style are continuously used, usually interchangeably – ‘Stripper’, ‘Exotic’, ‘Classique’. I’ve used these terms myself many times on my blog, usually without thought …

Top 15 New Year’s Resolutions For Pole Dancers 

Now that 2016 is coming to close it is time to start thinking about what your New Year’s resolutions are going to be. More specifically, it is time to plan your pole resolutions! I’ve started writing my list and it is already about 100 miles long (imagine one of those scrolls in the movies where they unfurl it and it …

Professional Pole Choreographers: Yes or No?

So… choreographers in the pole dancing world – or more specifically, their usage in a competition setting. Recently, I got thinking about this topic and wondered why it wasn’t more widely discussed. I tried to think of any instances where a choreographer was credited in a performance video or after a competition routine, but I couldn’t think of any off …

How To Be More Body Positive In The Pole & Fitness Industry

I have seen a few posts recently with people lamenting some of the issues around body image that the pole industry may be struggling with. One such story involved some nasty comments that a pole instructor’s students received backstage at a competition. Another pole dancer pointed out some of the conflicting messages that are communicated by our industry – on the …

Peach’s Top 5 Most Popular Blogs Of All Time

I am a pretty busy bunny at the moment with performances and photo shoots coming up, so I thought I would put together a quick master post of my most popular blog posts since I started writing for you all! I have a great, in depth piece in the works, but in the mean time you can feast yourself on …

There Is No Stigma Attached To Pole Dancing

The pole community has been experiencing a lot of criticism recently. A number of people have been frustrated (some frankly p*ssed off!) with the bad press we have been receiving from certain organisations and blogs – I don’t wish to give them any further promotion or traffic, so won’t be linking or naming them directly, but you KNOW who I’m talking about. …

New To Pole? Avoid These Top 5 BAD HABITS!

I know when I first started pole dancing I would have really appreciated someone drilling these little tips into my brain. Luckily, I didn’t develop any bad habits in my training, but occasionally I see students who have built up some naughty behaviours over time which stop them from developing their skills, or negatively impact on the safety and quality of their training. …

The ‘F*ck It’ Philosophy

Today I am breaking away from my usual posting schedule to talk about a specific philosophy of mine – it is the ‘F*ck It’ philosophy, or as I also like to term it ‘Living In F*ck It Land’. Granted, this is not a pioneering concept, so I by no means want to insinuate that I have invented it. However, I would …

Social Media & Music Copyright: Who Benefits?

Why are pole dancers’ videos getting taken down on Facebook and Instagram for copyright violation? And who benefits from this? That is the question I want to examine today… First things first, I have copied this section from the gov.uk website which details the UK fair dealing laws, so that you can get an idea of what the actual specifications …