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PolePedia’s mission is to promote the art of pole dancing by providing a consolidated community-based resource.

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Share your stories, contribute your knowledge, learn techniques, connect with the community, and let your voice be heard.

PolePedia’s mission is to promote the art of pole dancing by providing a consolidated community-based resource.

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Share your stories, contribute your knowledge, learn techniques, connect with the community, and let your voice be heard.

You’ll be the first to know about new, informative articles and guides, video tutorials, upcoming features, and current events.

Subscribe to PolePedia’s e-mail newsletter today and become a part of a passion larger than any one individual, furthering the pole dance community.

You’ll be the first to know about new, informative articles and guides, video tutorials, upcoming features, and current events.

Subscribe to PolePedia’s e-mail newsletter today and become a part of a passion larger than any one individual, furthering the pole dance community.

START EXPLORING YOUR ROADMAP TO POLE

You’re considering taking up pole dancing – or maybe you’ve been pole dancing for years. Whoever you are, it can be tough to find straightforward, simple answers to many common questions. We understand it can be confusing to know where to start, or even what you’re looking for – you just want to progress. Maybe you have the question, but don’t know where to go to find the answers. We’ve taken questions from pole dancers across the globe, crafted bite-sized answers for each, and added optional further reading articles from across our website to help you reach your pole-destination with as little confusion as possible.

Start exploring your Roadmap to Pole today and find the answers you’ve been looking for.

You’re considering taking up pole dancing – or maybe you’ve been pole dancing for years. Whoever you are, it can be tough to find straightforward, simple answers to many common questions. We understand it can be confusing to know where to start, or even what you’re looking for – you just want to progress. Maybe you have the question, but don’t know where to go to find the answers. We’ve taken questions from pole dancers across the globe, crafted bite-sized answers for each, and added optional further reading articles from across our website to help you reach your pole-destination with as little confusion as possible.

Start exploring your Roadmap to Pole today and find the answers you’ve been looking for.

Video Tutorials

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Whether you prefer to learn by reading or watching, you can learn how to pole dance frustration-free. Our tutorials are thorough, personal, and fun, so you can learn as if we were right there in the room with you.

Each video is separated into sections to give you each guided step with bite-sized written instructions. PolePedia’s online pole dance classes help you learn from the comfort of your home or at the studio.

At PolePedia, each video tutorial is created with the community’s requests in mind, teaching you everything from concepts like how to be graceful, all the way to learning technical moves from beginner to intermediate and advanced levels. Learn how to do a body roll, ace your Ayesha, or master your Janeiro, wherever you are.

Video Tutorials

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Whether you prefer to learn by reading or watching, you can learn how to pole dance frustration-free. Our tutorials are thorough, personal, and fun, so you can learn as if we were right there in the room with you.

Each video is separated into sections to give you each guided step with bite-sized written instructions. PolePedia’s online pole dance classes help you learn from the comfort of your home or at the studio.

At PolePedia, each video tutorial is created with the community’s requests in mind, teaching you everything from concepts like how to be graceful, all the way to learning technical moves from beginner to intermediate and advanced levels. Learn how to do a body roll, ace your Ayesha, or master your Janeiro, wherever you are.

Your Pole Journey is Unique

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Other people can face the same obstacles, but your perspective and growth in overcoming those obstacles are uniquely you.

We all come from different backgrounds, health, experience with pushing our bodies, and it changes how we view our struggles, handle difficulty, and celebrate victories.

Learning how to listen to our minds and bodies is one of the biggest challenges any of us may face in pole dancing – and your mentality is just as important to nurture as your physical fitness. You know your body better than anyone else, so listen to yourself! If something doesn’t feel right – stop, find out why, prepare, and try again. Always listen to your own individual needs – and yes, it may change from day-to-day!

By learning about and providing for those needs, you’ll see progress through astounding pole victories, muscle gains, flexibility, grace, and overall boosted mood and self-confidence.

PolePedia provides a single, community-based resource to help you work towards becoming the best version of yourself, whether the key is confidence in who you are, your body image, finding your passion, or a mix of all three.

Your Pole Journey is Unique

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Other people can face the same obstacles, but your perspective and growth in overcoming those obstacles are uniquely you.

We all come from different backgrounds, health, experience with pushing our bodies, and it changes how we view our struggles, handle difficulty, and celebrate victories.

Learning how to listen to our minds and bodies is one of the biggest challenges any of us may face in pole dancing – and your mentality is just as important to nurture as your physical fitness. You know your body better than anyone else, so listen to yourself! If something doesn’t feel right – stop, find out why, prepare, and try again. Always listen to your own individual needs – and yes, it may change from day-to-day!

By learning about and providing for those needs, you’ll see progress through astounding pole victories, muscle gains, flexibility, grace, and overall boosted mood and self-confidence.

PolePedia provides a single, community-based resource to help you work towards becoming the best version of yourself, whether the key is confidence in who you are, your body image, finding your passion, or a mix of all three.

Flexibility and Conditioning

Find the best online workout programs and you’ll be good at pole. Right?

Not so fast. Conditioning is only part of the cross-training recipe of become a good pole dancer. If you want to learn how to become a contortionist on the pole mixed with a healthy dose of gravity-defying body control, performing aerial inverts and Russian splits, then this section is for you.

Discover new stretches to do the splits and learn the difference between passive and active flexibility. Build upper body strength, create your core conditioning regimen and strive for perfection of body.

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Form and Body Mechanics

Pole dancing requires dynamic movement and muscle control. No matter which style you most enjoy, by understanding proper techniques and how your body works, learning form and body mechanics helps you train safely and efficiently. Savor that “a-ha!” moment when you break past the progress barrier and ace your goal moves.

In this section, you’ll find “a-ha!” moments at every turn. Learn how to point your toes properly, read the Ultimate Guide to Grips and Holds, discover how to do a handspring without risking injury, and much more.

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Injuries and Health

Asking how to get rid of bruises or how to help sore muscles has a simpler answer than asking how to rehabilitate a muscle tear or joint injury. Furthermore, what do you eat when training for better energy and stronger muscles to prevent injury in the first place?

There’s no straightforward answer. There are, however, guidelines.

This section is all about how to deal with injuries, your general health while pole dancing, and nutrition to give you the energy through it all; perfect for those who are serious about optimal health while training so they can see the best results.

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The Art of Performing

Pole dancing is a skill but performing is an entirely other beast. Perhaps you’ve been invited to your local studio’s showcase. Maybe you’re auditioning for a competition, or you’re just interested in the art of it all.

Whether you just want to know what the difference between stage right and left, what to put into your pole competition bag, or if you want to dive in and discover the theory and rules of how to build a proper show, you’ll find everything here.

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Education

The world of pole dancing is diverse, crossing so many other realms of dance, fitness, and acrobatics.

Whether you’re discovering gems like the Ultimate Home Poling Handbook or learning about the Anatomy of a Pole Dance Heel, you’ll never be bored.

Full of informational guides and how-tos, this is the perfect section to educate yourself, your friends, and your family about pole dancing. Discover the Origin and History of Pole Dancing, learn why filming your routines can help you progress, and enjoy a buyer’s guide to choosing the pole dance heel that’s right for you.

Flexibility and Conditioning

Find the best online workout programs and you’ll be good at pole. Right?

Not so fast. Conditioning is only part of the cross-training recipe of become a good pole dancer. If you want to learn how to become a contortionist on the pole mixed with a healthy dose of gravity-defying body control, performing aerial inverts and Russian splits, then this section is for you.

Discover new stretches to do the splits and learn the difference between passive and active flexibility. Build upper body strength, create your core conditioning regimen and strive for perfection of body.

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Form and Body Mechanics

Pole dancing requires dynamic movement and muscle control. No matter which style you most enjoy, by understanding proper techniques and how your body works, learning form and body mechanics helps you train safely and efficiently. Savor that “a-ha!” moment when you break past the progress barrier and ace your goal moves.

In this section, you’ll find “a-ha!” moments at every turn. Learn how to point your toes properly, read the Ultimate Guide to Grips and Holds, discover how to do a handspring without risking injury, and much more.

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Injuries and Health

Asking how to get rid of bruises or how to help sore muscles has a simpler answer than asking how to rehabilitate a muscle tear or joint injury. Furthermore, what do you eat when training for better energy and stronger muscles to prevent injury in the first place?

There’s no straightforward answer. There are, however, guidelines.

This section is all about how to deal with injuries, your general health while pole dancing, and nutrition to give you the energy through it all; perfect for those who are serious about optimal health while training so they can see the best results.

hr

The Art of Performing

Pole dancing is a skill but performing is an entirely other beast. Perhaps you’ve been invited to your local studio’s showcase. Maybe you’re auditioning for a competition, or you’re just interested in the art of it all.

Whether you just want to know what the difference between stage right and left, what to put into your pole competition bag, or if you want to dive in and discover the theory and rules of how to build a proper show, you’ll find everything here.

hr

Education

The world of pole dancing is diverse, crossing so many other realms of dance, fitness, and acrobatics.

Whether you’re discovering gems like the Ultimate Home Poling Handbook or learning about the Anatomy of a Pole Dance Heel, you’ll never be bored.

Full of informational guides and how-tos, this is the perfect section to educate yourself, your friends, and your family about pole dancing. Discover the Origin and History of Pole Dancing, learn why filming your routines can help you progress, and enjoy a buyer’s guide to choosing the pole dance heel that’s right for you.