“Bitch you got this,” was the first thing that came to mind when I think back on my experience at SkyPole Fitness. I have experienced nothing but positive vibes with pole in this area of fitness in which I don’t feel like an outcast. I truly believe it starts with Sky the owner of SkyPole Fitness because she exudes positivity, women empowerment and placing the belief in oneself that “Yes! You can do this!”
So, you're ready to buy a home pole and you have no idea where to start? This simple guide will help you figure out which type of dance pole is best for you.
There are many brands and types of fitness poles out there. Since I'm not sure how new you are, I would like to clarify that the phrase dance pole, stripper pole, fitness pole, and so on are all used interchangeably. Whatever phrase you are searching by, there will be a large amount of information online. Because this information can be overwhelming if you are new, the checklist below will help narrow down your options.
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Pole Buying Checklist
Moving to a new city isn’t easy. And making new friends (especially as an adult) can be rather challenging. During one of my “woe is me” phone calls, my sister suggested I join a pole studio to not only branch out of my comfort zone, but to meet other women and acquire a healthy hobby.
Foam Rolling has significant benefits for all pole dancers including:
Microbends are the tiny bends in our knees, which are more apparent when we do things like the chopper or straight leg shoulder mount. The straighter our legs appear, the longer they will look and the beautiful dancer lines we all want will be more achievable.
So you need to come up with a routine, and you have no idea where to start?!
When planning out your first pole dance routine, it’s important to figure out early what “type” of dancer you are. It’s great to be well-versed in many styles of dance; however, as you develop or continue to develop in your pole fitness journey you will notice that one style may speak to you more than another.
To this day, I still can't do a pull-up without using the assisted pull up machine. Yet, I can hold my weight flawlessly on the pole....how? Magic! Just kidding....it's the well-known push-pull concept.