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

Weekly Meal Prepping

Weekly Meal Prepping

One of the easiest ways to maintain healthy eating habits is to dedicate time each week to prepping your food, meals, and snacks for the week ahead. Remember that saying, “fail to plan, plan to fail?”  In the case of sticking to a clean eating plan, this definitely holds true.  Having healthy snacks on hand … Continue reading

Sugar and Your Health

Sugar and Your Health

Let’s talk about sugar, in all its forms, and how it affects the body. You might be saying to yourself, “well, I don’t eat a lot of sweets, so that doesn’t apply to me.” Keep reading. Sugar exists naturally in many foods.  By itself, it contains no nutrients, no protein, no healthy fats, and no … Continue reading

Healthy vs. Unhealthy Fats

Healthy vs. Unhealthy Fats

Not all fats are created equal. Today’s modern eating habits are based on a lot of conventional wisdom, which, unfortunately, is wrong. Take a minute to read the below article and note how it contradicts quite a few things that all of us have accepted as truth at one point or another in regards to … Continue reading

Clean Eating and Eliminating Processed Foods

Clean Eating and Eliminating Processed Foods

What is “clean eating?” The basis of clean eating is eating things that are real food, in their natural state, without chemicals or preservatives. The focus is on lots of vegetables, fruits, meat, healthy oils and fats, etc. When eating clean, you want to eat locally raised and/or organic as much as possible, especially when … Continue reading

The History and Future of Pole Dancing

The History and Future of Pole Dancing

While the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “pole dancing” may be the seedy strip club with the blacked out windows that you drive by once in a while, recent years have made it anything but. This sport, although not common knowledge, has an ancient history in both Indian and Chinese culture … Continue reading

Inversions Living Social Deal

Inversions Living Social Deal

Check out the current Living Social Deal being offered by Inversions Pole Fitness, LLC! Ten pole fitness classes and five specialty classes for just $99-that’s over half off regular prices. If you’ve been curious about pole and wanting to give it a spin, now is the time. Grab this deal before it’s gone! *New customers … Continue reading

Reaching New Heights in 2014

Reaching New Heights in 2014

Ah, 2014. A new year, a clean slate. There’s always goal setting and resolutions that come with the new year. Before setting new goals, though, it’s important that we appreciate the accomplishments of the year past, and remember just how far we have come. Let’s visit the accomplishments and goals achieved in 2013 by the … Continue reading

High Heels and Fitness

High Heels and Fitness

There has been a lot of discussion in the media regarding working out in high heels with the explosion of pole fitness classes in recent years, with many doctors saying it is stressful on joints and should be avoided. “Kamilah”, the name behind the new “Heel Hop” classes, disagrees. Coming from a background of dance … Continue reading