AJL Workshops at Pole Inc.

Today I had the opportunity once again to learn from Andrea James Lui an amazing Canadian Pole Athlete that lives and trains in Australia.  Whenever she travels to Canada she treats us with the most wonderful workshops. I took both of her pole styles workshops today and came up with so much to think about…

Verticalove Q&A with Rain

Fran Mackenzie connected me with some of the Verticalove performers, each performer was sent the exact same set of questions to answer. Q&A with Rain from Mississauga, ON (age 32) Is that your real name or a stage name: It’s my stage name in downtown Toronto. Age: 32… grrr I am getting old. Home town: Originally I was Born in Taiwan. …

Chromageddon ~ Alter Ego 2015

My tickets have been secured (Section 1, Row C, Seats 7&8 – don’t be shy come and say hi to me) and a babysitter has been booked (actually 2 babysitters but that is another story).  Like last year’s Chromageddon Geoff is joining me and we are making this a date night. Last year I was still…

Finding Your Freestyle

If you know me as a dancer by now you probably know that I love to freestyle I find it freeing. For so many dancers freestyle is daunting and scary something that is feared.  I will be honest freestyles have not always come to me easily, I remember feeling awkward; having no clue what to…

Establishing, Reaching and Maintaining your Goals

Anyone that has successfully reached any type of goal knows to make a realistic plan is key.  For example: if you have never exercised a day in your life and your goal is to be active 5 times a week, start slow. Maybe go with twice a week for a few weeks then slowly increase it to…

Custom Leggings For One Super Kid – Part 1

Most of my regular readers know by now that I have a super awesome 7 year old son that is just as much a monkey as I am. C has been taking arial silks classes for almost a year and has been doing circus since he was 5 years old. The most frustrating part about having…

GTA Pole Studio Diaries – Brass Vixens Queen West Location

Last January I started my pole travels beyond my home studio and decided it would only be fitting to re-visit the studio that caused me to fall in love with pole as my first location – Brass Vixens Queen West Location. I bought myself a 10 class punch card and started checking out the schedule to see what…