Pole Dance Community Blog

 

Below, you can read our members articles and fitness pole dance news.

Studio 11 Pole Studio, opens in Bristol, UK.


Studio 11 Pole DancersStudio 11 will be opening a new fitness studio from the 1 September 2017 in Temple Court, Keynsham, Bristol.

Local ladies Vania Vitillo and Lisa Henderson, who met through their love of teaching pole fitness classes across the South West, are to open the doors to a new studio in Keynsham.

With years of pole experience behind them, Lisa was the founder and owner of Pole-da-Cise Dance Studios in Wiltshire, before she moved near to Keynsham 18 months ago and Vania has years of teaching experience in Bath and is also a passionate aerialist and trained instructor in aerial silks and trapeze.  Both are PDC (Pole Dance Community) Approved 3 star pole dancing instructors.

Read more: Featured Pole Studio - Studio 11

CoTAC Pole Aerial Championships
PDC Approved Event the Capital of Texas Aerial Championships (COTAC) is proud to announce their fifth annual Pole and Aerial Competition held on August 25th and 26th, 2017.

The competition will feature contestants from as far away as Japan and as close as Austin.

The Capital of Texas Aerial Championships will showcase world-renowned Pole & Aerial artists performing in downtown Austin, TX at the Palmer Events Center.

The competitors will be split into six categories: pole, silks, lyra, hammock, trapeze, and open aerial with seven different divisions to include professional, semi-pro, amateur, novice, partners, masters and artistic.

Read more: Capital of Texas Aerial Championships 2017

PDC Registered 1 star pole dancing instructor Charles Philpot



Charles Philpot Pole Dancing Instructor

Welcome to one of our latest PDC pole dancing instructors Charles Philpot. Charles started poling in 2016 and has recently qualified with PDC approved course provider Spin City. Charles has also carried our a successful level 4 PDC grading. We spoke to Charles to find out more about him and what he loves about pole.....



My name is Charles and I have been Pole Dancing since October 2015 at A Pole New Adventure in Sheffield. I have a background in Athletics (6 years) and Kayaking/Canoeing (9 years), and only started Pole when a friend of mine was determined that I give it a go.

Read more: Featured Instructor - Charles Philpot

Featured Instructor - PDC Approved 3 star pole dancing instructor Angie Voluti.



Angie Voluti Pole Fitness InstructorAngie Voluti is the principal instructor at the White Studio based at Bedford College. The White Studio launched in May 2017 and is the first and only European business to manufacture bespoke flexibility yoga wheels in natural, sustainable materials and to the user’s specification. Angie and business partner Amelia chose Bedford as the city to hold its flexibility, dance and pole fitness courses.  

“We started producing the only UK-made wood and cork flexibility yoga wheels last year, and it became immediately apparent that there were no classes focused on the use of such a tool,” says The White Studio Principal Angie Voluti. “We decided to create a course to teach students, who wish to increase their flexibility and improve their fitness, how the flexibility wheel can help.”  

Read more: Featured Instructor - Angie Voluti

UK Pole Dance Day Monday 1st May 2017 - Pole Love.




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Theme for 2017 - Pole Love.

Let's put pole polictics aside and share our passion for pole.

For 2017 we want you to take a moment to thank the people in the pole world who have helped make your pole dreams come true. You might want to tag your favourite poler to thank them for inspiring you, you could tag your pole instructor to tell them how much you appreciate them.

Perhaps you want to tag your pole buddy who makes your pole lessons amazing.

Read more: UK Pole Dance Day 2017

Pole Perfect Fitness Studio Award

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A King’s Lynn pole fitness studio has won an international industry accolade, beating off more than 300 other entrants from around the world. Pole Perfect Fitness, based at The Fitness Studios on Austin Fields, has been named United Pole Artists Studio Choice Award winner 2017.

The awards were held to recognise the hard work and dedication of pole studios around the world and more than 300 studios were nominated, including some of the biggest and best known in the industry.

Read more: Pole Perfect Fitness Studio Award

University of East Anglia Pole Fitness Club.

University East Anglia Pole dancing CommitteeArticle written by 2016 committee member Sophie Twyford.

UEA Pole Fitness club was founded in 2010 and has seen its numbers boom over the last year due to an increased interest in the fitness aspect of the sport. We changed our name from Pole Dancing to Pole Fitness in order to open peoples minds to the sport. As a result, we saw our numbers expand to reach our full capacity this year, having 240 people attend a taster session at the beginning of term.

Read more: Approved Pole Society University of East Anglia