Pole Recommendations for a beginner

Recent Post By Veena Dec 5, 2019 - 3 Posts - 147 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 Dec 1, 2019 - 10 Posts - 341 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 Nov 25, 2019 - 4 Posts - 179 Views
If you have video that's most helpful. ...more

A big Thank You to Veena

Recent Post By hookedonpole Paid Member Nov 25, 2019 - 3 Posts - 137 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 Nov 25, 2019 - 3 Posts - 198 Views
Yes, the take off is a great place to start. ...more

Pole Dance in Rwanda??

Recent Post By HilaryKate aka LolaSlaytor Nov 24, 2019 - 1 Posts - 83 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 Nov 18, 2019 - 5 Posts - 3187 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 Nov 14, 2019 - 9 Posts - 203 Views
Thanks Veena!...more

Slippery X-Pole! HELP!!

Recent Post By Davedeeking9167 Paid Member Nov 11, 2019 - 89 Posts - 27936 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

Cartwheel off the pole

Recent Post By Suzanna Paid Member Nov 10, 2019 - 8 Posts - 193 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 - 174 Views
Great idea Veena thank you.....more

Handspring

Recent Post By Davedeeking9167 Paid Member Nov 1, 2019 - 17 Posts - 264 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

Problem with Xpole Xpert

Recent Post By PoleMorgana Paid Member Oct 25, 2019 - 3 Posts - 155 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 - 180 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 - 116 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 - 135 Views
Thank you Veena...more

New content

Recent Post By carolshop47326 Paid Member Oct 13, 2019 - 3 Posts - 245 Views
Thank you!!!...more

First couple months - video assessment

Recent Post By Sammy Sparkles Oct 12, 2019 - 4 Posts - 216 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 - 136 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 - 104 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 - 180 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 - 118 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 - 184 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 - 16749 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 - 174 Views
Thank you for your reply...more

Beginner?

Recent Post By Sammy Sparkles Sep 28, 2019 - 7 Posts - 282 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 - 193 Views
Excellent!!!...more

feel like ive lost strength

Recent Post By Davedeeking9167 Paid Member Sep 25, 2019 - 4 Posts - 156 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 - 146 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 - 143 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 - 103 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

More Productive Trick Training Sessions - Any Tips?

Recent Post By StrangeFox Paid Member Sep 14, 2019 - 11 Posts - 262 Views
Thank you, PoleAdventures! I love HIIT/Tabata style warm-ups! I've started recording myself and really trying to pay attention to the little things like how I invert and climb, and how gracefully (or...more

Recent Post By Stormy AKA PastinaBallerina Paid Member Sep 10, 2019 - 2 Posts - 80 Views
Are you certain it's plumb? Did you use a level when you put it up? If so, I have found that my pole doesn't spin freely if I have over tightened it when installing it. Try shortening the pole a...more

Pole Dance blog in english from non native speaker?

Recent Post By amelia2000 Paid Member Sep 9, 2019 - 3 Posts - 122 Views
I think the more you write, the better you'll get. I could help you with translations if you want, like odd sentences/phrases, but translating takes ages so wouldn't want to commit to translating...more

AUGUST CHALLENGE 2019

Recent Post By Stormy AKA PastinaBallerina Paid Member Sep 4, 2019 - 43 Posts - 633 Views
Thank you Veena!! 🥰🥰 I cant wait to see Guru Zoom in all its glory!...more

You know your a pole dancer when............

Recent Post By JorgiB Sep 1, 2019 - 53 Posts - 3958 Views
When you've got to explain to the in laws whys there's a bottle of vodka and silicone sex toy cleaner on the coffee table!!!...more

Tooth extraction :( how long until I can pole again?

Recent Post By Aehei31 Aug 30, 2019 - 15 Posts - 1665 Views
This post has answered a lot of my queries. Thanks a lot guys for sharing this info. Actually I also want to get one of my teeth extracted because it is broken and affects my confidence. I will get a...more

Spinny or Static

Recent Post By amelia2000 Paid Member Aug 25, 2019 - 13 Posts - 867 Views
I only train on spinning. If I'm trying new stuff, I just get on without momentum. That said, Xpoles are easy to switch between spinning/static, it's just a couple of screws. I trained in a studio...more

Pole Expo!

Recent Post By sherim953764 Previous Paid Member Aug 24, 2019 - 7 Posts - 192 Views
I am at pole expo now and asked Fawnia about it. She said it's losing money and she just had a baby. She said it will return in some form in 3-4 years......more
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I take lessons in a studio, but between classes at home it is so helpful to have Veena's lessons to refresh my memory of what I learned in class and show me other moves I "should" be able to do based on what I already know. Instructions are so clear!
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