Learning a Shoulder mount is a BIG step, so give yourself time to achieve this move. In this lesson you'll learn several grip options and several variations like the Shoulder mount, Shoulder V/straddle, Shoulder dismount, and Shoulder mount split.
The Remi sit doesn't have to be painful!!! For real! Let me show you the technique that will get you sitting pretty without a fake smile. I'll demonstrate static and spinning pole. We will be using the Inside Knee Pit Grip.
There are to main ways to approach this hold. Facing the pole and to the side of the pole. This lesson will focus mainly on the side of the pole option as it's usually easier for most dancer. I'll cover static and spinning pole.
In this lesson I'll share 6 different options for entering Brass Monkey! Watch all six before working on this pose, because the right one for you may not be the first option! You'll also learn the tricks to Brass Monkey on spinning pole. This lesson
I'll cover both static and spinning pole. Make sure you have a solid V invert/Chopper before working on this lesson. You will learn several leg positions and we'll look at two options for upper body placement on spinning pole.
These are listed as Intermediate only because you should have a solid side pole hold before working on Barrel rolls. I'm showing this on a static pole, keep in mind if your pole is on spin it will move with you a bit! Don't rush into the drop down
With all "stands" practice is key!!! Make sure you've been working on your Elbow Stands and the Stands Routine to help prepare you for this move. Remember it's ok to use a wall instead of your pole. If you're having trouble keeping the arms from
The key to any "stand" is consistent practice! I'll show you how to deadlift and share other leg options. Body alignment important so film yourself and watch it back. Don't be afraid to use a wall and remember if you are strong enough! You got this!
I'll demonstrate both static and spinning pole for this spin. You'll need shoulder mobility for this one so make sure you've been working on your shoulder conditioning and stretching before giving this a try.
I love a good pole handstand! Please be sure you've already worked on the related lessons shown at the bottom of the player before moving on to this handstand. The scissor leg option works great when using a pole (not so much with a wall) and will
This is NOT the first invert you should work on, try the Invert lesson first! I'll show you a few options for entering this move. The Deadlift is the most advanced and working on this will help you when it's time to learn aerial inverts.
Here the front of the armpit is against the pole and same hand is gripping same foot. The chest and hips are open away so the back is against the pole with opposite leg and arm being the POC's instead of the same side as in Ballerina. I'll show you a