How to Avoid or add Spin to your Invert (FREE)

Veena 25 days ago
This video was done live for Facebook when the lockdowns first started so I said "f*ck it" and wore my pajamas. I hope this help you add or avoid spinning while Inverting. Here's a link to my 30 day Invert Program

Veena's tips for common Split Grips (FREE VERSION)

Veena Oct 25, 2021
In this video we'll discuss 4 different split grip options. You'll see several points of view to help you understand what placement is best for your joints. The first step to successful split grip practice is appropriate strength work before hand,

How to create temporary studio flooring (FREE)

Veena Oct 27, 2021
I have lived in rentals for almost all of the past 13 yrs of my pole career so I've filled many ceiling holes where I've put a pole mount! 😃 Recently my last 2 spaces (both shown in the video) had carpeting and I wanted hard flooring but we were

Top 10 Must Know Pole Moves (FREE)

Veena Oct 27, 2021
These 10 moves will allow you to learn hundreds of moves that all came from these fundamental moves. Remember Fundamental doesn't mean beginner. It means foundation, a base that allows you to build your skills! If you'd like to learn how to build a

Veena's Tips for Shoulder mounts (FREE)

Veena Nov 2, 2021
In this video I'll give you tips and suggestions to help you improve your shoulder mounts. I'll also demonstrate options for hand placement and leg positions too. Even if you've never tried a shoulder mount, this video will provide options to work on

30 day Ab CHALLENGE (FREE)

Veena Aug 30, 2021
Tried of bend legs, sloppy inverts, and feeling weak? This is wonderful way to challenge yourself and strengthen your core. Feel free to add this challenge into your existing workout. Rest days are included and each day will only take a few minutes

Spinning Pole Nausea Tips (FREE)

Veena Jun 23, 2021
This video will give you some things you can try off the pole, when you find yourself feeling sick after spinning pole.

14 Pole Climbs (FREE)

Veena Jul 7, 2021
Looking for different ways to climb your pole? Give some of these a try. If you need help click here for the list of tutorials https://www.studioveena.com/forums/view/14_different_ways_to_Pole_Climb_20210707111108

20 Strength Building Pole Moves (FREE)

Veena Jul 13, 2021
20 pole moves that build strength! You can find tutorials for these and more in my lessons section https://www.studioveena.com/lessons

Core strength VIP plan - NO POLE NEEDED (FREE)

Veena Aug 6, 2021
VIP Core strength plan (NO POLE NEEDED) Members who have purchased the lessons can see the videos listed here https://www.studioveena.com/lessons/view/600f111c-e924-47cf-ac48-31aeac110005 for those who have free accounts you can find the list of

Tips For Scapula And Neutral Body Alignment (FREE)

Veena Feb 8, 2014
Strong, healthy shoulders are very important for pole dance. Here are four easy stabilization exercises you can do anytime, that target the scapula. Doing these along with the scapula/shoulder exercises listed in the conditioning section of the

Veena's tips for common Split Grips

Veena Aug 8, 2021
In this video we'll discuss 4 different split grip options. You'll see several points of view to help you understand what placement is best for your joints. The first step to successful split grip practice is appropriate strength work before hand,

Veena's Tips For Crucifix (FREE VERSION)

Veena Aug 12, 2021
This FREE Veena's tips is packed full of helpful tip and exercises to improve this very important pose. Remember for full instruction on the moves mentioned purchase the lessons so

Veena's Tips for Spinning Pole (FREE)

Veena Jun 22, 2021
Click here to start! https://www.studioveena.com/lessons/view_category/30_day_Spinning_Pole_Program When done right it can look and feel magical. When done wrong it can feel like holding on for dear life and hours of upset stomach after. Join me in

Veena's Tips for Spinning Pole

Veena Jun 22, 2021
Here's my spinning pole program https://www.studioveena.com/lessons/view_category/30_day_Spinning_Pole_Program Spinning pole! When done right it can look and feel magical. When done wrong it can feel like holding on for dear life and hours of

Spinning Pole Drill 1

Veena Jun 22, 2021
This video will help you figure out which gaze works best for you! It might be a combination or just one. Which one worked best for you?

Spinning Pole Drill 2

Veena Jun 22, 2021
Follow along with me...after a warm up of course! Please what the Thigh Rest lesson that is listed before working on this drill. Imagine that you have the resistance of moving your body through water.

Spinning Pole Drill 3

Veena Jun 22, 2021
Just breathe!! Slow down. Try counting to 2 or 3 slooowly or try counts of 8 to the music you're using. If this is your first time using this video stay upright!

Spinning Pole Drill 4

Veena Jun 22, 2021
We're working through inverts starting from standing on spinning pole in this video. Beginners use the Side Pole Hold. Please make sure you've working on drills 1-3 before trying this drill. Remember these drills are part of my 30 day Spinning Pole

Spinning Pole Drill 5

Veena Jun 23, 2021
This drill is for Aerial Inverts! Please work on the Chopper and Aerial Invert lessons before this drill. Beginners and Intermediates just work on the hold. Don't forget to work on your gaze!

Spinning Pole Drill 6

Veena Jun 23, 2021
This drill is for my Advanced dancers only. Beginners and Intermediate feel free to watch but do not follow along. I talk about Shoulder mount and Ayesha only but the tips apply to most higher level inverted poses. Remember for the best results use

Body Waves with Leg Wave (FREE)

Veena Jun 4, 2021
A member had a question about adding leg kicks or waves to a body wave...hope this helps. You can lean to the side as much or as little as you like. Check out these lessons for a full lesson on Body waves

How to test if a pole too tight or too loose (FREE)

Veena Jun 4, 2021
I've gotten this question a lot lately so here's a video to help you sort it out! 💜 Always install your pole according to the instructions it came with. Check all screws and any pieces that are not permanent each time before you pole dance. If

4 Crazy things that can help your grip (FREE)

Veena Jun 4, 2021
Learning proper technique and building strength is a MUST and WILL help you with slipping. However, even if you have great technique and strength there are 2 main reasons for slipping, sweat and dry skin. Using grip aids can help with these issues.

Homemade Grip aid Recipe! (FREE)

Veena Jun 4, 2021
Today I'm sharing my favorite grip aid recipe and pairing it with another common grip aid, creating a super grip concoction. These two grip aids alone don't work for me, but when I put them together, amazing! This mix is NOT for sweat! Works great on

Tips for Creating a Routine (FREE)

Veena Jun 4, 2021
I'll share 5 steps and 5 Tips! Let me know how it goes for you! For routines you can try with vocal cues and slow motion click here https://www.studioveena.com/lessons/view_category/routines-pole-lessons

Flexibility hacks! (FREE)

Veena Jun 4, 2021
Here are my secrets for making the most of the flexibility you have. You'll find modifications for several popular pole, chair and floor moves along with tips for making the most of your flexibility. For a complete breakdown of all the moves shown

One Tap Website Access (no need to login and logout) (FREE)

Veena Jun 4, 2021
On Apple IOS devices - Go to website - At the top Click the box with arrow - Select Save to HOME. On Android devices - Go to website - At the top Click the 3 Dots - Select add to HOME

Veena's Tips for Inverts (FREE)

Veena Apr 8, 2021
DON'T FOGET TO TRY MY 30 DAY INVERT PROGRAM! https://www.studioveena.com/lessons/view_category/Nailed_It_Pole_Programs In this video I'll give you tips and exercises to help you with your inverts. If you've never inverted or are just starting out,

How to deep clean your pole! (FREE)

Veena Jun 8, 2021
It was time to deep clean my pole and I thought... why not make a little video for you guys!! I use rubbing alcohol during my pole practice if I need it. I've been using this method for 8 years or so and it's been great on all finishes. Be sure to

8 Pole finishes Reviewed (FREE)

Veena May 22, 2021
If you have a nickel allergy don't use Chrome, try Stainless steel instead.

6 Energy Tips (FREE)

Veena Feb 3, 2014
My six tips for when you're lacking the motivation and energy to workout.

7 Beliefs and Misconceptions you might have (FREE)

Veena Apr 3, 2021
This was a 7 part series I share on my social media, I've combined it for you into one video. Feel free to share this with friends as it's FREE.

10 Superman Entries (FREE)

Veena May 14, 2021
For help with the Superman move please see this lesson https://www.studioveena.com/lessons/view/5f865459-ef4c-4a55-90f8-5098ac110005 Filled with full instructions, 12 options to try, slow motion and multiple angles!

Grip Solutions and Sticky Legging Reviews! (FREE)

Veena Feb 1, 2021
Yes, you can share this video! It's free for everyone! Check out the ROUTINES Strength and Stretch for more warm ups! See RELATED LESSONS listed for the Pole finish video and Grip aid recipe video. Stunt Grip Wrap

Know When To Take Time Off (FREE)

Veena Dec 15, 2015
Sharing from a Periscope broadcast. Learn when and why you might need to take a break from exercise.

Tips for Injury Care And Prevention (FREE)

Veena Feb 4, 2016
This was a Periscope broadcast. I hope you all find it helpful.

Veena's Tips For Flow And Movement (FREE)

Veena Jul 19, 2016
In this video I'll cover using your breath, movement and flow. At the end of this lesson I'll demonstrate a few easy and relaxing movement drills that can be done anytime, with no pole required. Use this lesson anytime you like. CLICK HERE FOR THE

Tips For Hip Flexors (FREE)

Veena Apr 23, 2014
Hip Flexor Muscles: ILIOPSOAS(CONSISTING OF PSOAS MAJOR, ILIACUS) / RECTUS FEMORIS / SARTORIUS / TENSOR FASCIAE LATAE / PECTINEUS / ADDUCTOR LONGUS / ADDUCTOR BREVIS / GRACILIS

Tips LIVE periscope for Flow And Movement (FREE)

Veena Dec 18, 2015
Taken from a Periscope broadcast on flow and movement. I've address 5 aspects to focus on when learning how to incorporate flow and movement into your dance and life.

Packing Your Performance Bag (FREE)

Veena Dec 16, 2015
This is a video recording from a Periscope broadcast. I'll give you some tips and show you what I pack in my gig bag.

30 Clips for Cross Training Tips (FREE)

Veena Feb 16, 2014
This video contains 30 quick clips of exercises that will provide strength training for pole dance. These exercises will use a fit ball, iron gym, and free weights.

Tips For Cold Weather (FREE)

Veena Dec 15, 2015
Sharing from a Periscope broadcast. I cover tips for beginning a workout when you've been sitting around and feeling cold.

Veena's tips for Dragons tail LIVE lesson (FREE)

Veena Jan 17, 2020
I'll show you 3 different entries for the move. Please remember the mobility test is not as intense as the move it's self. If you feel it's too much strain, when in doubt, wait it out! 💜 Work on mobility and conditioning then revisit.

Tips for Controlled Inverts

Veena Dec 23, 2015
I'll give you some tips for performing inverts with controlled momentum.

Veena's Tips for Chopper

Veena May 25, 2021
Alright instructors (and students) It's time we talk about the old Tuck and lift the hips AKA the Chopper. When is this move appropriate? How should we teach those who are new to Inverting? I've got some answers for ya.

Veena's tips for Tick Tock Legs

Veena Feb 3, 2018
Here is a video pulled from my Instagram live broadcast!

Tips For Splits And Hips

Veena Feb 3, 2014
Tips for middle splits. For stretches to achieve the splits please check out our stretching section.

Tips For Core Strength

Veena Feb 3, 2014
Quick tips for core strength. For more core based workouts check our the hard core warm up. (FREE)

Veena's Flexibility Hacks

Veena Sep 25, 2017
In this lesson I'll share my secrets for making the most of your flexibility. You'll find modifications for several popular pole, chair, and floor moves along with tips and tricks for giving the best on camera or stage performance!

Veena's Tips Beginner Level 1

Veena Mar 22, 2021
Welcome to my Beginner level 1 Program! This program is perfect for those who've finished my 30 day Take off program. The tips I'm sharing today are all things I want you to keep in mind throughout the level 1 program. You'll find a few lessons

Veena's Tips Beginner Level 2

Veena Mar 31, 2021
Welcome to my Beginner level 2 Program! This program is perfect for those who've finished my Level 1 program. The tips I'm sharing today are all things I want you to keep in mind throughout the level 2 program. These things will help you learn to

Veena's Tips Beginner Level 3

Veena Apr 5, 2021
These are my Veena's tips for your Level 3 beginner program This program was made for those who are comfortable with most beginner moves we've already worked on and would like to continue to focus on flow by learning routines and start working on

Veena's Tips for Crucifix

Veena May 17, 2021
This Veena's tips is packed full of helpful tip and exercises to improve this very important pose. Remember for full instruction on the moves mentioned click the lessons below the main video.

Veena's tips for Beginner Spinning Pole Drills

Veena Jan 24, 2020
These drills will help you build strength and technique needed for more advanced spinning pole tricks. DON'T let your body drop, try and keep the arms bent and use the legs to hold too if needed. This position will strengthen your biceps and lats

4 EASY Moves For Grip Control (FREE)

Veena Sep 5, 2017
Work on these 3 days a week for a stronger grip in all holds, better control for static spins, and to get rid of death grip for good! Always remember to stretch the hands and forearms after EVERY pole session.

Veena's tips for Thigh Rest LIVE lesson

Veena Jan 9, 2020
Remember, you can make this video full screen on mobile devices if you tap the 4 arrows in the corner!

Veena's tips for Side climb LIVE lesson

Veena Dec 20, 2019
A look at the different arm and leg placements and climb styles.

Veena's tips for Reverse Grab

Veena Feb 3, 2018
Here's a broadcast from my Instagram and Facebook live. Remember these things take time and not every pole spin or move will be right for everyone. Listen to your body, and build up the strength needed.

Veena's tips for Invert to Gemini making it FLOW

Veena Nov 13, 2019
Invert to Gemini/outside leg hang. We often focus on the next big move and forget about using our pole fundamentals in a way that is interesting. Moving without intention or thought from point A to point B can make a dance look choppy and lacks flow.

Veena's tips for Butterflies

Veena Jan 20, 2018
A video from my Instagram and Facebook live broadcast.

Veena's Tips for Caterpillar

Veena Mar 31, 2016
In this video I'll discuss a few common issues. You'll learn a bit more about the difference between the elbow and forearm grip too. Don't forget to check out my 30 day nailed It program to help you achieve the perfect Caterpillar.

Veena's tips for Forearm Grips

Veena Oct 15, 2020
I personally feel the name "forearm" grip is part of the problem! You don't ONLY use the forearm, in fact you use the biceps and elbow pit the most! This live lesson will give you a close up view of the Forearm grip which is commonly disregarded

Veena's Tips For Shoulder Mounts

Veena Apr 4, 2017
In this video I'll give you tips and suggestions to help you improve your shoulder mounts. I'll also demonstrate options for hand placement and leg positions too. Even if you've never tried a shoulder mount, this video will provide options to work on

Dry skin Grip Aid Recipe

Veena Feb 1, 2021
Today I'm sharing my favorite grip aid recipe and pairing it with another common grip aid, creating a super grip concoction. These two grip aids alone don't work for me, but when I put them together, amazing! This mix is NOT for sweat! Works great on

Veena's Tips for Ayesha

Veena Feb 13, 2021
Let's discuss common mistakes dancers make when learning this move. I'll talk about hip rotation when moving into V straddle and Shoulder placement, spoiler alert! You don't need to block/square the shoulders to have a stable Ayesha! In fact your

8 Pole finished REVIEWED

Veena Feb 1, 2021
If you have a nickel allergy don't use Chrome, try Stainless steel instead.

Tips For Creating A Routine

Veena Feb 9, 2014
I'll share 5 steps and 5 tips to use when creating a pole dance routine.

Veena's Tips For Inverts

Veena May 26, 2016
In this video I'll give you tips and exercises to help you with your inverts. If you've never inverted or are just starting out, this video perfect for you and provides options to work on even if you can not yet hold your body weight.
Kerstin Schmidt
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