Slippery Pole - I've tried a million things!

Recent Post By tielz18896 Previous Paid Member 3 hours ago - 9 Posts - 69 Views
I had the same problem with sweaty hands. If I am working on a chrome pole I need grip. The one that works best for me is the Lupit grip pad. I do have to reapply it at times, but not as much as...more

Competing in 2020?

Recent Post By Baudelaire a day ago - 1 Posts - 29 Views
The Pole Dance Competition Prep Guide is now available! *shameless plug* If you are considering entering a competition in 2020, or just want more advice on training safely, creating amazing...more

Pole doesn't spin well

Recent Post By katie8770 a day ago - 6 Posts - 44 Views
Ok thanks! I'll give that a go....more

Protecting ceiling from pole

Recent Post By Veena 3 days ago - 2 Posts - 54 Views
You have to find the beam, it can damage the ceiling if you don't and it's not safe. Use a stud finder or knock on the ceiling to find the beams and direction they run. If you find the beam you don't...more

Sticky leggings by paradise chick don't work??!

Recent Post By Veena 3 days ago - 2 Posts - 67 Views
I have a pair of their other leggings not the superhero. They are not super grippy on any finish, but I was under the impression that was intentional. I thought that the superhero were suppose to be...more

Hi from Dub Vee! (WV)

Recent Post By Veena 3 days ago - 2 Posts - 37 Views
Hi welcome!!! We have rented many places for years and I even drill into walls and beams without issue. It's easy to fill the holes needed for a pole mount. However, if you don't want to drill and the...more

Pole Recommendations for a beginner

Recent Post By Veena 3 days ago - 3 Posts - 44 Views
Buy the pole you can afford, as long as it's not a toy pole. Xpole, platinum stages and lupit are all good poles. Beginners can learn on static and spinning pole, I teach both. So if you plan on using...more

Making your own pole shorts/costumes...what sewing machine is best? What features are required?

Recent Post By StrangeFox Paid Member 7 days ago - 10 Posts - 266 Views
Thanks Veena! Following her! mfloresh - I didn't quite know what I was doing when I started. I googled sewing with stretchy materials/knits and kind of took a bit of knowledge from everywhere. I...more

Help w/ half handspring mount and handspring mount

Recent Post By Veena 13 days ago - 4 Posts - 129 Views
If you have video that's most helpful. ...more

A big Thank You to Veena

Recent Post By hookedonpole Paid Member 13 days ago - 3 Posts - 87 Views
I am so glad that you found this site. Veena and her lessons are the best. Like she said, get added to her FB group for live lessons and a chat class to go over it for help, tips, etc. I get the...more

Beginner Inquiry

Recent Post By Veena 13 days ago - 3 Posts - 132 Views
Yes, the take off is a great place to start. ...more

Pole Dance in Rwanda??

Recent Post By HilaryKate aka LolaSlaytor 14 days ago - 1 Posts - 40 Views
Hey Veeners! A few years ago, I had connected with someone here who knew about a pole dance studio in Rwanda. I’ll be going back to Kigali for work for the month of January and I’d love to check...more

Chest Stand - Advice?

Recent Post By reginaw12343057 20 days ago - 5 Posts - 3116 Views
hi im regina i got my feet to the ground but how can i hold it by increasing my flexibility in the chest stand...more

Facebook live group?

Recent Post By PoleMom4 Paid Member 24 days ago - 9 Posts - 169 Views
Thanks Veena!...more

Slippery X-Pole! HELP!!

Recent Post By Davedeeking9167 Paid Member a month ago - 89 Posts - 27331 Views
Just solved my slippery pole problem. I have a xpert sport chrome pole and an xpert pro combo stainless steel pole. They were ok when I first got them but it seemed the more I cleaned them the slicker...more

Plus Size/Beginner

Recent Post By Suzanna Paid Member a month ago - 20 Posts - 508 Views
Not a plus size, but "plus height" :) I am 6 feet tall and somehow heavy (as a tall person, carrying the bones). I was a tennis player when I started pole 3 years ago, and looking fit, and also I...more

Cartwheel off the pole

Recent Post By Suzanna Paid Member a month ago - 8 Posts - 149 Views
I have never done a cartwheel in my life until 52 year old (2 years ago). Now I can do them. Working on your handstands (do chest-to-wall variations) will build shoulder strength and you get used to...more

workout plan

Recent Post By mystical Previous Paid Member Nov 2, 2019 - 3 Posts - 119 Views
Great idea Veena thank you.....more

Handspring

Recent Post By Davedeeking9167 Paid Member Nov 1, 2019 - 17 Posts - 213 Views
That's such good advice. I'm gonna put a twin size mattress on each side of pole lol. But yeah learning how to fall out of it would definitely remove the fear of falling . I've been so busy trying NOT...more

Pole diary

Recent Post By Sammy Sparkles Oct 27, 2019 - 2 Posts - 120 Views
Basically uploading pictures to FB and IG is my progress diary!...more

Problem with Xpole Xpert

Recent Post By PoleMorgana Paid Member Oct 25, 2019 - 3 Posts - 125 Views
Hello In two days they answered me from Xpole. They have to send a new foot (base) to stop making that noise and can rotate normally. I have not received it yet, but I hope it is solved. Thank you...more

Dare I say I stick too much??

Recent Post By Veena Oct 22, 2019 - 4 Posts - 149 Views
Don't use grip aids, right away unless you are slick from sweat or have dry skin that is slick. Work on something called grip control. It's learning how to control the amount of squeezing you need...more

Lessons,

Recent Post By Veena Oct 18, 2019 - 2 Posts - 92 Views
Under bonus lessons. This month's group of lessons haven't been uploaded yet. 💜...more

sharing videos

Recent Post By mystical Previous Paid Member Oct 17, 2019 - 4 Posts - 101 Views
Thank you Veena...more

New content

Recent Post By carolshop47326 Paid Member Oct 13, 2019 - 3 Posts - 206 Views
Thank you!!!...more

First couple months - video assessment

Recent Post By Sammy Sparkles Oct 12, 2019 - 4 Posts - 173 Views
I think that was great! The video was put together very well, it looks like you put a lot of work into it. And you look very fit. Also love the shorts 😊...more

12 new lessons uploaded!

Recent Post By Veena Oct 9, 2019 - 1 Posts - 107 Views
I've added 9 lessons to the BONUS POLE section. These are from the September challenge! The 3 routines are also uploaded and can be found in the ROUTINE section. All new lessons can always be...more

Tongue ring

Recent Post By frankieleach563943 Oct 9, 2019 - 1 Posts - 78 Views
What is the best place to go to get a shorter barbell...more

Gemini / allegra help!

Recent Post By amelia2000 Paid Member Oct 7, 2019 - 5 Posts - 145 Views
I'm right-handed too and inverting for me is easier with my right arm on the inside, so that when I'm in an outside leg hang the left leg is hooked. It also means that when I do a superman, my left...more

Slanted ceiling?

Recent Post By mystical Previous Paid Member Oct 4, 2019 - 2 Posts - 89 Views
you would need a vaulted ceiling adapter, There are different ones for different poles that i have seen. so if you have an xpole you can go to there site or type in vaulted ceiling adapter from the...more

Will the tension mounted x-pole work for my ceiling? Concerned about safety

Recent Post By Stormy AKA PastinaBallerina Paid Member Oct 3, 2019 - 2 Posts - 147 Views
I used to have mine up on a popcorn ceiling and it was fine, the top has a bit of a grippy edge. Do you know how thick the paneling is? I might be more concerned about cracking the paneling. How thick...more

Mentally preparing for first night of exotic dancing....advice?

Recent Post By PoleWithSoul Sep 28, 2019 - 25 Posts - 16316 Views
Have strong boundaries with EVERYONE you meet, whether they are friendly or mean, don’t let anybody’s behavior (good or bad) get in your head. Focus on people who are respectful to you and shut...more

Help, do I need a new pole?

Recent Post By mytherin2692845 Sep 28, 2019 - 3 Posts - 145 Views
Thank you for your reply...more

Beginner?

Recent Post By Sammy Sparkles Sep 28, 2019 - 7 Posts - 245 Views
I think we all get discouraged and stuck here and there even if you are training at a studio. Some practice sessions I feel pathetic and terrible about my skills and other times I’m amazed at what I...more

X-Pole Installation Problem

Recent Post By Stormy AKA PastinaBallerina Paid Member Sep 27, 2019 - 4 Posts - 162 Views
Excellent!!!...more

feel like ive lost strength

Recent Post By Davedeeking9167 Paid Member Sep 25, 2019 - 4 Posts - 125 Views
Thank you to both Ladies...My arms feel tender mostly the biceps so a break is a good idea and switching up the excercises Bi Week;y would be good to give them more rest time.I can work my biceps one...more

Pole Recommendation

Recent Post By jeng Sep 19, 2019 - 1 Posts - 123 Views
So I stopped doing pole about 5 years ago and want to get back into it. I've had a platinum stage and xpole in the past. Any other recommendations of removable poles. I tend to like the 45mm brass...more

Best stretch marks removal cream?

Recent Post By QueenJewell Sep 18, 2019 - 2 Posts - 117 Views
Try tanning cream and tanning. It doesn’t get rid of them but it does lessen their appearance. I do it when I go to the beach. ...more

old 50mm x-pole sport...any issues?

Recent Post By muroo Sep 17, 2019 - 1 Posts - 84 Views
Hi all! I've been out of practicing pole for some time, but I never got rid of it! It's about 9 years old at this point, and wanted to make sure I didn't miss some massive recall or news about it. Or...more
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