Spotlight Series: Real Women of Inversions!

Spotlight Series: Real Women of Inversions!

We’re beginning a Spotlight blog series, where in each post, we highlight a different woman from our studio! We hope to help the women in the studio learn something new about each other, and at the same time help work to change the stigma surrounding pole fitness, letting the other women out there know that we are all … Continue reading

Whole Life Challenge

Whole Life Challenge

No bread. No grains. No rice. No beans. No dairy. No sugar or added sweeteners of any kind. No alcohol. To you, this probably sounds like a crazy person’s diet. For me, these were the guidelines for eating during a recent challenge the studio competed in, called the Whole Life Challenge. You’re probably thinking, “what DO you eat?” That’s … Continue reading

Polga

Polga

If you’re not familiar with Polga, put it on your list of new things to try in 2015! Even if pole fitness isn’t right for you, give Polga a chance.  It’s an alternative class which takes moves from pole fitness and combines them with Yoga poses, which makes for a fun, dynamic workout that uses the … Continue reading

Conversations with Clowns

It never ceases to amaze me how ignorant and close minded people can be. We are working on expanding our reach in the area, and decided to host an open house for local wedding planners to come by and see the pole studio and what we have to offer. Charleston, SC is a huge wedding … Continue reading

Instructor Paralysis

Instructor Paralysis

You’ve been taking pole fitness classes for a few months now. When you started out, you were shy about your newfound love, but with the help and encouragement of your instructor, you have begun to come out of your shell and explore all that this amazing sport has to offer. And has that instructor ever … Continue reading

Men in Pole Fitness

Men in Pole Fitness

While most people think pole fitness is a sport only for women, they are wrong. The sport takes strength, endurance, and flexibility, and the men that participate in the sport have a flow about them that is often not seen anywhere else. And while we women have a hard enough time fighting the stigma of … Continue reading

Summer Veggies!

Summer Veggies!

This is my favorite time of year. My garden has been exploding with vegetables this summer, and I can’t get enough of the fresh cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, squash, and other veggies that are taking over my kitchen!  Look at this!           Our Clean Eating Challenge showed us hard evidence that fad diets don’t … Continue reading

Who are you?

“I am not a dancer.” “I am not flexible.” “I am not graceful.” “I am not strong.” The next time you find yourself in class thinking these thoughts, stop and ask yourself: “Compared to who?” What is your definition of a dancer? Of flexibility, gracefulness, strength, beauty? What does someone who possesses these things look like … Continue reading

Belly Fat (and how to burn it!)

Belly Fat (and how to burn it!)

As we get older, muscle mass tends to diminish and be replaced by fat. Even if you aren’t gaining weight, some women may notice an increase specifically in belly fat. This is typically due to a decreasing level of estrogen, which is thought to influence where fat is distributed on the body. The trouble with … Continue reading