Invert to Gemini making it FLOW

Veena 25 days ago
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.

Exotic combo

Veena 18 days ago
This is a nice combo to began training Exotic style pole. Keep the movements connected and big!

Tips for CAR and CKR

Veena 4 days ago
Please remember you may need to warm up more or use grip aid before working on these moves. If your skin isn't tacky, it will be soooooo much harder to work on these. Limit yourself to no more than 10 tries to avoid unnecessary skin burn and

Twisted Invert to Trapped Slide

Veena Oct 29, 2019
A unique entry to invert. To help get your HIPS UP be sure you're reaching the torso down towards the floor. Placing the arm, leg and torso too high will make it much harder to lift the hips up.

Sexy Plie to Sexy Legs

Veena Nov 2, 2019
A fun combo to the floor. Choose whichever shoulder mount grip you feel most comfortable with.

Bow and Arrow to Fang

Veena Nov 2, 2019
This is a good combo to work on grip control and balance. Remember you can always modify by bending the bottom leg in Bow and Arrow and feel free to use the foot on the ground if you can reach. You can also do a smaller back bend. To get the most out

Twisted Tammy to Bum Slide

Veena Nov 2, 2019
Here's a fun combo done on spinning pole but it would neat on static as well. We are using an Inverted Thigh Hold AKA Tammy or Dolphin to transition into a Reverse Handstand.

Flexy Gemini to Twisted Dismount

Veena Nov 2, 2019
You need a REALLY strong Gemini and being able to do Scorpio on the hanging leg is very helpful too! PLEASE do NOT do this move if you have limited shoulder mobility, this is an advanced move that may not be right for everyone.

Pole Hold to Twisted Pole Sit

Veena Nov 2, 2019
This combo is a great strength builder for beginners and intermediate dancers. This combo also makes for a great prep to the Ballerina and Capezio!

Airwalk to Standing Star

Veena Nov 2, 2019
There are many grips you can use for an Airwalk so choose one that works best for you. From the floor is a great way to practice the star!

Shoulder Mount to True Grip Butterfly

Veena Nov 2, 2019
This combo is a great way to get familiar with True Grip while inverted. You really need that PUSH PULL with the arms to feel confident in true grips.

Cheerful Exotic Combo

Veena Oct 27, 2019
Let's put a twist on Exotic pole work and use them in a cheerful way! Wanna make it sexy? Just change the music, slow things down and turn that cute smile into a sultry grin!

Pirouettes and Prance to Side Sit

Veena Nov 2, 2019
This is done on spinning pole which adds to the illusion of floating during the Pirouettes. It can also be done on static pole.

Gemini to Reverse Poisson

Veena Nov 2, 2019
Here's a fun combo using Gemini to transition into Poisson! This is done on static but would look lovely on spinning pole too!

Back Bend Slide to Side Sit Up

Veena Nov 2, 2019
This combo was done on spinning pole, but would look cool on static as well. It's a fun way to transition to the floor and back up the pole again.

Apprentice

Veena Oct 9, 2019
From the September IG challenge. Full lesson can be found below the main player.

Airwalk

Veena Oct 9, 2019
From the September IG challenge. A more complete lesson can be found below the main player.

Allegra

Veena Oct 9, 2019
From the September IG challenge. Full lesson can be found below the main player.

Bow and Arrow

Veena Oct 9, 2019
From the September IG challenge. Full lesson can be found below the main player.

Bunny Split

Veena Oct 9, 2019
From the September IG challenge. Need to stretch more? Check out the lessons below the main player!

Brass Bridge

Veena Oct 9, 2019
From the September IG challenge. Full lesson for Brass Monkey/Inverted Back Hook, can be found below main player. Also check out the Back mobility routine for more flexy!

Compass

Veena Oct 9, 2019
From the September IG challenge. Need help with the basics? Check out the related lesson below the main player!

Capezio

Veena Oct 9, 2019
From the September IG challenge. Full lesson can be found below the main player. Need more flexy? Check out the Advanced Ballerina Stretch posted below the main player too!

Cherry Ribbon

Veena Oct 9, 2019
From the September IG challenge. Check out the helpful lessons below the main player to get you ready for this move!

Creepy Ballerina

Veena Oct 1, 2017
I came up with this creepy looking Pole Turn while working on the Halloween routine, The Creepy Ballerina! I hope you guys like it! Try moving your head with the body or keeping it facing the audience while you turn for different effects.

Fireman Spin Exit

Veena Dec 2, 2015
POLE - BEGINNER: Learn how to exit from fireman spin. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of these moves.

Combo Pole Sit Spin Out

Veena Oct 26, 2015
POLE - BEGINNER: This is a great way to add interest to your pole sit. Note that this is done on static pole.

Combo Plank Spin

Veena Nov 27, 2015
POLE - BEGINNER - COMBO: I hope you enjoy this combo. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of these moves.

Workout Descending Scissor

Veena Jun 5, 2015
STRENGTH - BEGINNER: This is a great way to build strength in the upper body and legs, helping prepare for inverts and more. The focus is on the negative half of the scissor climb. Beginners should have a solid pole hold before working on this.

Transitions

Veena Dec 20, 2014
TRANSITIONS BEGINNER: This lesson uses the shoulder slide wave. I transition from the floor to the pole then back to the floor.

Transition Barrel Rolls

Veena May 31, 2015
POLE - INTERMEDIATE: This can be used as a move on its own or as a nice transition.

Closed Back Hook Spin

Veena Apr 5, 2016
POLE - INTERMEDIATE: A strong beginning student with a good concept of proper shoulder engagement could work on this as well. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of these moves.

Pole Side Exit

Veena Dec 7, 2015
POLE - INTERMEDEATE: A strong beginner could also work on this, just keep in mind you must be able to hold your body weight. Please refer to the lessons under the main player for in-depth lessons on all of these moves.

Combo Side Sit To Back Bend

Veena Apr 7, 2016
POLE - INTERMEDIATE: A strong beginning student could work on this as well. This is a combo using the side sit and moving into back bend. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of these moves.

Combo Half Backspin To Barrel Roll

Veena Apr 21, 2016
POLE - INTERMEDIATE - COMBO: Enjoy this combo. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of these moves.

Combo Crucifix To Back Spin

Veena Apr 10, 2016
POLE - ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE: The first half of the lesson with the prep for flag position is suitable for all levels. The back spin requires both shoulder mobility and strength. If you have the ability to do twisted ballerina then feel free to give

Juliet Static Spin

Veena Jun 3, 2016
POLE - ADVANCED: This is a static spin. A strong intermediate dancer could begin working on this as well. Please refer to the lessons under the main player for in-depth lessons on some things that will help you build up to this spin. Take a look at

No Invert Gemini To Scorpio

Veena Sep 21, 2017
POLE - INTERMEDIATE: Please make sure to watch the related lessons below for more details on Gemini and Scorpio! Even though an invert is not needed for this understand that a good deal of strength is. Beginners are always welcome to work on the

Forearm Spin To Pirouette

Veena Sep 25, 2017
POLE - INTERMEDIATE - COMBO: This is a fun spin that can help build strength!

Inverted Lotus

Veena Mar 15, 2018
This is a fun intermediate move! Please be sure you have a solid V hip hold before working on this. The farther up on the thigh you place the foot the more challenging the pose is, have fun!

Transition Twisted Grip Walkover

Veena Mar 26, 2015
POLE - ADVANCED - COMBO: Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons.

Sneaky V Floorwork

Veena Nov 9, 2015
POLE - Intermediate/ADVANCED: A high level intermediate or advanced move. You'll learn the positioning and my favorite entry into the Sneaky V from the floor. This is a great way to practice, but also nice floor move. I'll show you some fun

Floor Transition Scissor Leg Combo

Veena Mar 24, 2015
TRANSITION FLOORWORK - BEGINNER - COMBO: This is a great way to practice your outer knee pit grip!

Floor Shoulder Mount Series

Veena May 13, 2015
FLOORWORK - INTERMEDIATE - COMBO: This is a great way to practice your shoulder stand pike and condition for full shoulder mounts. This lesson has several options, be sure to stay within your level of flexibility, and just focus on keeping nice

Low V

Veena Jun 28, 2015
POLE - INTERMEDIATE: This is called a low V. You'll learn three entries and three exits for this pose. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for more in-depth help.

Combo Tick Tock Legs In Pole Sit

Veena Dec 14, 2014
POLE INTERMEDIATE COMBO: This is listed as intermediate but strong beginners could work on this too. You will need a solid performance climb and pole sit for this one. I think it's a fun little variation on a pole sit. It's also a great way to

Floor Side Sit Up

Veena Apr 26, 2016
POLE - INTERMEDIATE: This is one of my favorite floor to pole moves. You'll find two options one that is suitable for advanced beginners and one that is advanced intermediate.

The Skater

Veena Oct 30, 2015
POLE - INTERMEDIATE: This is for intermediate or strong beginner dancers. A solid pole climb is necessary. This move came to my mind as I was working through options for elbow holds. Often the skater is performed with an extended top arm, keep that

Remi Sit

Veena Oct 20, 2015
POLE - INTERMEDIATE: Please refer to the related lessons for a list of things to know and to work on in order to achieve this move. Not every move is right for every body type. This move shouldn't cause knee pain. If you have issue with the knee

Back Hook To Invert

Veena Sep 6, 2017
POLE - INTERMEDIATE COMBO. Please remember to check out the related lessons for in depth instruction!

Dove

Veena Mar 7, 2018
Hi guys, it was brought to my attention that I didn't have a lesson for this so here you go! I hope you find it helpful. There are of course other ways to enter and exit the Dove but this is my preference.

Genie

Veena Oct 29, 2015
POLE - INTERMEDIATE: I'll demonstrate several entries and exits, we'll also learn a combo at the end.

Side Superman

Veena May 5, 2017
In this video we'll discuss the most important tips for this move. If you understand the genie, you'll find transitioning into the side superman will be easier.

Stargazer

Veena Nov 13, 2015
POLE - INTERMEDAITE: This is an intermediate lesson without back bend but advanced with full back bend. Please refer to the related lessons for a list of things to know and to work on in order to achieve this move. Not every move is right for every

Remi Layback

Veena Oct 21, 2015
POLE - INTERMEDIATE: Please refer to the related lessons for a list of things to know and to work on in order to achieve this move. Not every move is right for every body type. This move shouldn't cause knee pain. If you have issue with the knee

Combo Pole Sit To Scorpio

Veena Dec 1, 2015
POLE - INTERMEDIATE - COMBO: This is a combo to challenge the intermediate student. You should be able to hold your own body weight for more than a second before moving on to this combo. You'll find a bonus addition to this combo in the lesson as

Spin Down Sneaky V

Veena Nov 10, 2015
POLE - ADVANCED: You'll first learn how to do the spin down, then I'll add in the Sneaky V. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons and helpful things to work on.

Tick Tock Invert

Veena Nov 26, 2015
POLE - ADVANCED: This move is for an advanced student or strong intermediate student. This requires strong hands and some fast legs! Be sure to check out the related lessons listed below the main player for in-depth lessons.

Ayesha Entry Leg Variation

Veena Dec 18, 2014
POLE ADVANCED COMBO: I'm doing an invert into an Ayesha with an interesting leg variation and moving into a jackknife. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of these moves or things you'll need to

Shoulder Stall

Veena May 17, 2015
POLE - ADVANCED: Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons and helpful things to work on.

Static Spin Reverse Grab To Barrel Roll

Veena May 11, 2015
POLE - ADVANCED - COMBO: It's listed as advanced, but is a higher level advanced move because of the timing and momentum needed to V and bring the legs together.

Combo Side Sit To Falling star

Veena Dec 10, 2014
POLE ADVANCED COMBO: This is a combo from an aerial split grip to side sit into falling star. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of these moves.

Combo Extended Butterfly Back Hook To Invert

Veena Oct 27, 2015
POLE - ADVANCED: Flexibility is needed! This one has all kinds of goodness in it. We start with an extended butterfly coming into a standing split, then moving into a back hook that flows into an invert finished with bum slide to the floor. NOTE: My

Combo Standing Russian Split

Veena Apr 10, 2015
POLE - ADVANCED - COMBO: You will need a solid front split. This is a great way to help prepare for the variation on the pole. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of these moves.

Combo Pole sit to Chopstix

Veena Dec 13, 2014
POLE ADVANCED COMBO: A good deal of flexibility and strength is needed. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth instruction and lessons to help you gain strength or flexiblity for all of these moves.

Combo Jack Knife Invert

Veena Mar 17, 2015
POLE - ADVANCED / INTERMEDIATE - COBMO: I came up with this variation while playing with basic invert. A very strong basic invert is needed be for working on this combo, also using a smaller diameter pole will help with hand grip. Please refer to the

Static Spinning Scorpio

Veena Jan 22, 2015
POLE - ADV - COMBO: A super strong straight leg invert is necessary before moving on to this. Open hips are important for the exit out. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of these moves.

Twisted Grip Handstand And Single Hand Brass Bridge

Veena Mar 30, 2015
POLE - ADVANCED - COMBO: Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons.

Combo Stargazer To Elbow Grip Exit

Veena Nov 14, 2015
POLE - ADVANCED - COMBO: I hope you enjoy this fun combo. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of these moves.

Combo Standing lift into Basic Butterfly

Veena Dec 12, 2014
POLE ADVANCED COMBO: I love this combo. A good deal of flexibility and strength is needed. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons and lessons to help you gain strength or flexiblity for all of these moves.

Combo Veena Ballerina

Veena Jan 19, 2015
POLE - ADVANCED - COMBO: It's listed as advanced, however a strong intermediate can work on this if they are comfortable with aerial split grips. Whenever I do this little entry and exit from twisted ballerina I have people asking how I do it.

Sneaky V

Veena Nov 9, 2015
POLE - ELITE: I'll demonstrate a few methods of entry and exits as well. Please refer to the Related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons and helpful things to work on.

The Shuffle

Veena May 22, 2015
POLE - ELITE - COMBO: Please refer to the related lessons for a list of things to know and things to work on in order to achieve this combo. The grip for this is much like the diagonal side pole hold shown in the spinning pole aerial forward invert.

Jallegra

Veena May 29, 2015
POLE - ELITE: You will need a solid front split, allegra, split hip hold (jade) and very open hips. Imagine the turn out of a ballerina. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons and help to achieve this move.

Combos Suicide Back Hook

Veena May 19, 2015
POLE - ADVANCED - COMBO: There are three variations: V out, Scorpio and Superman. NOTE: I'm using technique for static pole, not spinning. Please refer to the related lessons to work your way up to this full combo. It is important to stress how

Combo Half Jade To Reverse V Invert

Veena Dec 10, 2014
POLE ADVANCED COMBO: This is a half jade into reverse ayesha with a cartwheel out. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of these moves.

Combo Butterfly And Extended Butterfly With Leg Variations

Veena Dec 23, 2014
POLE ADVANCED COMBO: This is a combo with tips for extended butterfly and butterfly and the leg options shown while in Ayesha are great for working on balance. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of

Combo Back Hook V to Drop Split

Veena Jul 2, 2015
POLE - ELITE - STATIC COMBO: This combo option came to me when I was created the Low V lesson! Please refer to the related lessons below for more in-depth training on each move. You will need timing, a super strong side pole hold and splits.

Combo Pole Sit, Scorpio, Side Sit, Thigh Rest

Veena Dec 3, 2015
POLE - ADVANCED - COMBO: This is a great example of why fundamentals are important to learn and how they can be made challenging. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for full explanations.

Extended Butterfly To Center Pole Split

Veena Sep 6, 2017
POLE - ADVANCED COMBO: In this less we use a split grip position with the hands NOT a twisted grip. Please refer to the related lessons for a full break down of the moves used!

Tumble Tips

Veena Jan 17, 2014
In this video I give you tips for tumbles with both elbow and shoulder dismounts. You'll see my preference for the forearm grip after I've hooded the elbow, but use whatever you feel comfortable with.

Combo Single Arm Handstand

Veena Jan 21, 2015
POLE - ELITE - COMBO: This requires a strong handstand off the pole and flexibility in the hips and thighs. Thumb is down in true grip. More balance and strength is needed for this variation than in the twisted grip handstand. Please refer to the

Combo Shoulder Mount Flip

Veena Jan 9, 2015
POLE - ELITE - COMBO: In this combo I'm using a cup grip for my shoulder mount. The Veena Grip can also be used. Instead of catching my body right after the flip I allow myself to drop down to the floor before fully gripping. Please refer to the

Combo Shoulder Mount To Cup Grip Dismount

Veena Jan 15, 2015
POLE - ELITE - COMBO: This is a combo using a cup grip shoulder mount and moving into cup grip straight edge, then slowly down to the floor with straight legs. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of

Combo Brass Monkey To Reverse Brass Bridge.

Veena Mar 20, 2015
POLE - ELITE - COMBO: Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of these moves. I'm calling this a reverse brass bridge, let me know off any other name.

Combo Brass Bridge to Reverse Poisson

Veena Dec 28, 2014
POLE - ELITE - COMBO: Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of these moves.

Combo Reverse Brass Bridge to Poisson

Veena Mar 20, 2015
POLE - ELITE - COMBO: Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of these moves.

Combo Slow Flip Handspring

Veena Jan 6, 2015
POLE - ELITE - COMBO: In this combo I'm using a true grip AKA chinese or cup grip for my handspring into Ayesha. I'll show two slightly different exits and two combos put together with this move.Please refer to the related lessons below the main

Combo Hurdler to Flag Dismount

Veena Jan 29, 2015
POLE - ELITE - COMBO: This is a combo using a Handspring into Ayesha, however, you can start this combo from most inverted split grip positions. There are so many moves packed into this combo that it's a lot of fun! Please refer to the related

Spinning Pole Sit Combo

Veena Dec 22, 2014
SPINNING POLE BEGINNER COMBO: I've listed it as beginner but the isn't meant for brand new dancers. This is for strong beginners with a solid pole hold and sit. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons on all of

Spinning Pole Elbow Grip

Veena Oct 27, 2015
POLE - INTERMEDIATE: A strong beginner who has a solid pole hold could work on this as well. Any level can begin conditioning the elbow pit at anytime as shown at the beginning.

Spinning Pole Elbow Grip To Side Sit

Veena Nov 16, 2015
POLE - INTERMEDIATE - COMBO: A strong beginner who has a solid pole hold could work on this as well. Be sure to check out the related lessons below the main player.

Spinning Pole Forward Invert Prep

Veena Dec 15, 2014
SPINNING POLE INTERMEDIATE: I've listed it as intermediate but strong beginners could work on this as well. This is a forward spinning prep for inverting. A strong side pole hold is necessary. You can add these into your conditioning or strength

Spinning Pole Reverse Invert Prep

Veena Dec 15, 2014
SPINNING POLE INTERMEDIATE: I've listed it as intermediate but strong beginners could work on this too. This is a reverse spinning prep for inverting. A strong Side Pole hold is necessary. You can add these into your conditioning or strength days. If

Intermediate Spinning Pole

Veena Dec 17, 2014
POLE INTERMEDIATE COMBO: This is a great way to prep for aerial spinning pole inverts. As always the shoulder must be engaged before lifting the weight of the body during the spin. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for

Intermediate Spinning Pole

Veena Dec 16, 2014
POLE INTERMEDIATE COMBO: This is an great way to prep for single hand holds on spin. Do not hang off the arm. As always the shoulder must be engaged before lifting the weight of the body. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for

Spinning Pole Crucifix To Side Sit Combo

Veena Apr 15, 2016
POLE - INTERMEDIATE - COMBO: This is a nice long combo that uses several basic moves. Please refer to the related lessons below for a full breakdown of each move.

Spinning Pole Split Spin Combo

Veena Apr 17, 2015
SPINNING POLE - INTERMEDIATE: This is a move for a flexible intermediate dancer. Check out the related lessons for helpful stretches, strength and pole work you should know before moving on to this combo.

Spinning Pole Forward Side Sit Combo

Veena Jun 8, 2015
SPINNING POLE - INTERMEDIATE: This combo may be possible for a strong beginner but is better suited for Intermediate level. Upper body strength is needed for this combo so keep this in mind. You will also need to have an understanding of the modified

Spinning Pole Side Sit To Thigh Rest

Veena Nov 16, 2015
POLE - INTERMEDIATE - COMBO: This is almost advanced because of the strength needed to pull up into V thigh rest. Be sure to check out the related lessons below the main player.

Spinning Pole Descending Combo

Veena May 27, 2015
SPINNING POLE - INTERMEDIATE: This is a move for a strong intermediate dancer because of the necessary grip and strength needed. Please refer to the related lessons for more in-depth help.

Spinning Pole Forward Invert

Veena Dec 27, 2014
SPINNING POLE INTERMEDIATE: This is a move for a strong intermediate dancer. There are two ways to Invert when spinning forward this is the first method using a strong side pole hold. Do not arch the low back while holding and insure the abs are

Spinning Pole Reverse Invert

Veena Dec 28, 2014
SPINNING POLE INTERMEDIATE: This is a move for a strong intermediate. I'll demonstrate how to pivot on the foot and turn the body preparing for spinning backwards in side pole hold. Do not arch the low back while holding and keep the abs tight. The

Spinning Pole Aerial Forward Invert

Veena Jan 2, 2015
SPINNING POLE - ADVANCED: This move could be done by a strong intermediate. There are two ways to invert when spinning forward this is the second method using a diagonal side pole hold instead of a pole hold. Do not arch the low back while holding

Spinning Pole Aerial Reverse Invert

Veena Jan 4, 2015
SPINNING POLE - ADVANCED: This move could be done by a strong intermediate! A solid side pole hold is important. Do not arch the low back while holding keep the abs tight. Please refer to the related lessons below the main player for in-depth lessons

Spinning Pole Shoulder Mount

Veena Nov 2, 2015
SPINNING POLE - ADVANCED: A solid shoulder mount V and butterfly is needed. Alway keep in mind that to slow down a spin you must move the body farther from the center of the pole. Pulling closer will alway speed the spin up! Please refer to the
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