pole dancing

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Thank you!

A little over a year ago, I quit my job, gave up my apartment, packed my life into a hiking pack and set off on a year-long adventure to research pole dancing around the world. What a crazy, intense year it has been! Thank you everyone for all your tips, emails, comments and input within and outside … Continue reading

Why I Stopped Pole Dancing

If you know me personally and have seen me since I got back, then you will have heard me give out a weak groan whenever someone asks if I’ve returned to the (pole) studio yet. I loved pole before I left. I was a fanatic. I was practising 4 – 6hrs a day, sometimes on top … Continue reading

Back in the Big Apple!

I’m back in the city for the summer. The past few months have been incredible, so amazing that I haven’t been able to sit down for a second and let it all sink in until now. I kid…kinda… Anywho, I’ll be redoing this blog over the next few weeks, so please bear with me. Some … Continue reading

Jakarta in 4 days – Day 1

I haven’t even finished my first week in Indonesia, and already it’s been a powerful experience for me. Here, I put myself on a sort of “silent meditation,” making little eye contact, speaking only to people if necessary (or when hanging out with friends, which explains why I couldn’t shut my mouth when I was … Continue reading

Pole Tutorial Videos

Happy New Years everyone! I’m in Antwerp now until tomorrow, and then I fly out for Jakarta for a week, followed by Bali and Perth! I’ve been in Antwerp all week teaching at HIPS in Antwerp, and I cannot tell you how much I appreciate being here, surrounded by all these beautiful, fierce women. I’ve been … Continue reading

Happy Holidays!!!

To all that celebrate, Merry Christmas! To those who don’t, I hope you also had a relaxing, beautiful day as amazing as you are! I started updating some of the travel pages, just a taste… And for your enjoyment, here is a link to some of my favourite songs to dance to for warmup, free … Continue reading


From December 17 – December 21, I will be in Antwerp teaching pole dance classes at HIPS! I believe there are a few openings left, so email Liesbet at hipsinfo@gmail.com for more info and to sign up. Ladies, get ready to let go! and celebrate your curves (and maybe cry a bit after my core-heavy warmup :D)!   … Continue reading


Oh London, my newly-adopted-yet-short-lived-temporary-home. I love you to bits, but you are waay too expensive for this frugal traveler! I made London my base in September as I traveled Europe because here I had a place and close friends to come “home” to. Much like New York, London is a gargantuan city with lots to offer … Continue reading

Talking about pole

So yesterday, I posted a photo on my person Facebook of me dancing Saturday night at a friend’s party. I got a few comments, like “did you run out of money?” and “do you enjoy this kind of job than be a noble nurse?” I like to say that I’m a pretty laid back person, … Continue reading

SF NY Halloween Party!

My home studio in NYC (S Factor) will be hosting a Halloween Party this coming Friday and everyone’s invited (Yes, MEN are allowed into this typically all female den as long as they are accompanied by a woman)! Portions of the proceeds will go to the Avon Foundation for Women. Buy online at EventBrite ($30) or … Continue reading

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Research Survey

If you take pole dance classes or teach, I need your help! Please click HERE to fill out the questionnaire that is the basis for my research. It will take less than 10 minutes of your time and do the world of pole good!