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She’s a Lady: Ivory Fox Interview

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Recently we were visited by the delightful, delicious, d’lovely Ivory Fox! Ivory Fox is a NYC based pole, aerial, and burlesque performer. She has performed across North America and in several international burlesque festivals. Classically trained in dance and gymnastics as a child, she fell headfirst into pole and circus as an adult. She adores…

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Eating for Energy

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Caveat I must preface this blog with a disclaimer, I am not a nutritionist nor have I had any formal training in nutrition (apart from in Ms Redmond’s Home Economics class in secondary school). The advice contained herein is based purely on my own meandering experience, my voracious appetite for reading, my love affair with…

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Video Blog 42: Floor Pirouette (Part 2)

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Hey everyone! Here is Part 2 to last month’s ‘Floor Pirouette’ tutorial. Hopefully you all nailed the basic version of this spin, now let’s take it to the next level! Like the first Floor Pirouette, this spin is achievable for all levels; it looks great, adds flow to your dancing and is a great way…

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Pole Theatre Ireland 2016

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We are just recovered from a sparkle-tastic weekend at Pole Theatre Ireland 2016… Phew! It’s been a busy few months here at IPDA HQ as we’ve been preparing and training for this competition: myself and fellow instructor Leanne Cummins took to the stage, as well as our Intermediate students Edyta and Mar! On New Year’s…

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Strawberry, Beetroot & Carrot Juice

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Today I’d like to share one of my favourite juice recipes with you! AND I want to demystify the juicing process to those of you who are new to juicing… If you’ve been reading my blog for a while then you already know how much I love my green smoothies and juices. Whilst I am…

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Video Blog 41: Floor Pirouette (Part 1)

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Hey everyone! Here is a lovely little spin for you all to try out! Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced student this floor pirouette is super achievable, looks like a million dollars and is useful in adding seamless movement to your dancing. What’s not to love?? As usual, this can be tricky to get right, hence…

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5 Truths For Finding Good Pole Dance Instructors

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So you’ve made the leap and have decided that you are ready to take up pole dancing classes. You’ve been curious for a while now to know what the whole ‘pole fitness’ thing is about. You’ve heard the amazing success stories of how pole dancing has transformed the lives of many women not just in…

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Work those Workshops!

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After amazing Alethea Austin workshops, and with upcoming workshops with Lux ATL, Shaina Cruea and others fast approaching, it is time to examine just how important workshops are to pole dancers. At IPDA we have hosted some of the world’s most coveted dancers, including Olga Koda, Cleo the Hurricane, Nadia Sheriff, Crystal Gibson and more. As…

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Video Blog 40: Trucker Girl with Special Guest Sarah Blackmilk

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Hey everyone! We are officially into Back Arch March, which means lots of backbendy fun for all! This week I have an extra special tutorial that features my good friend from England, Sarah Blackmilk! Sarah will break down a classic floorwork move, the Trucker Girl, with variations for beginner, intermediate and advanced. No matter what…

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Cucumber & Mint Green Smoothie

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I make no secret of the fact that I’m a massive fan of juices and smoothies; the greener they are the better! I wanted to share one of my current favourite green smoothie recipes. This is a nice and sweet recipe with an added kick of mint and lemon, enjoyable at any time of the…

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