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Pole Competition: First One

Next month, I will be participating in my first pole dance competition. An internal panic attack was my initial reaction 3 months ago.   I’m humble and frequently underestimate my abilities due to possibly disappointing myself and spectators. Naturally, I didn’t think I was good enough. At one point, my anxiety was so high, I took… Continue reading Pole Competition: First One

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Pole Dancer’s Log

I log my struggles, their progression, and my temporary triumphs. My triumphs are temporary because pole dancing isn’t about mastering a move then another. To me, it’s about the journey to accomplishing a move –perfecting the  fundamentals then adding various entrances (getting into the move), accenting the move (simply holding the pose or making sure… Continue reading Pole Dancer’s Log

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Pole Progression: Proud Week

I had a good week… I accomplished more than I believed. I workout twice a week. I take two ninety minute classes which involve progressively intense warm ups, workouts, and strength conditioning all prior to learning new material while still practicing the old. I’m mentally and physically stronger. My body can do amazing things, but… Continue reading Pole Progression: Proud Week