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Pole training when you CBF – 6 ways to get motivated

By PoleSphere Team

Practicing pole dancing can be like making a New Year’s resolution. You buy a new pole for home with “new fitness pole, new fit me” thoughts, deck out your home pole space so that it could rival any pole dancing studio, and light a candle to manifest an aerial straddle sometime in the near future. […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Straddle Invert

By PoleSphere Team

When you kickstart your pole dancing journey you learn so many cool new spins and poses on the pole. You learn how to climb the pole like an adventurer scaling Mt Everest, but rather than stake your achievement with a tattered flag, you reward yourself with a new pair of heels – of course. You […]

Creating your PoleSphere: Must-haves for pole dancing at home

By PoleSphere Team

Remember when you were a little kid and you would spend the entire day rearranging and reorganising your room? Once this very important mission was accomplished, you’d announce it to the whole family and give them a walking tour of your new-and-improved space, complete with commentary and well- timed pauses for the oohs and ahhs […]

Playlists have entered the building! Here’s how to use them.

By Jane Blair

You can now create your own private lists on PoleSphere! 😍 This very exciting feature has been highly requested by our members, and we’ve been working away at it behind the scenes for a long time to make all your dreams and wishes come true 💕 How to build your own lists: Click the “add […]

Lockdown, motivation and staying strong for pole

By Jane Blair

After 18 months of being in and out of lockdowns due to the global pandemic, you would think that we’d have worked out how to motivate ourselves for exercise and to pace ourselves on the 12-pack of doughnuts and all the other goodies that Ubereats delivers to our doors…but NOPE, it turns out that’s not […]

Choosing a Home Pole – A Comprehensive Guide to X-Pole

By Jane Blair

Choosing a pole to put up in your house can be a daunting task, and it’s one that every home poler wants to get right. There’s a lot to consider, including the height and nature of your ceiling, the finish of the pole, whether you want a stage pole or a mounted pole, and more, […]

The Ultimate Grip Guide for Pole Dancers

By Jane Blair

If you’ve been a pole dancer for more than five minutes, you’ll be aware that grip is something of great importance to polers, and a much-discussed topic in our community. There are so many types of grip aids available to assist with different grip problems that choosing the right ones for you can get confusing! […]

5 Tips to Conquer Your Nemesis Move

By Jane Blair

We all have that move (or multiple) that we just can’t seem to get even though it is well within your body’s capabilities. It may be because it hurts like a bitch whenever you attempt it, your body just doesn’t seem to go that way or maybe it’s just fucking terrifying. Whatever the reason, you […]

Polerella: Finding the Perfect Fit and Style of Pole Shoes

By Jane Blair

A commonly asked question in the PoleSphere Advice Hotline is “What pole shoes should I buy?”. Well, I’m so glad you asked because I have created this detailed go-to guide just for you!  There’s many things to consider when buying a pair of pole shoes. Firstly, what heel height is right? This will depend on […]

What type of “POLE-CRASTINATOR” are you? (And how to kick procrastination to the curb)

By Jane Blair

Ever wasted an entire practice session scrolling insta or chatting with your pole buds, knowing that time is ticking away and the likelihood of you actually getting on the pole is diminishing by the minute? Feels terrible, right? And even worse if that’s a bad habit that’s consistently getting in the way of you doing […]