• How To Relieve Sore Muscles After A Workout

    Whatever the physical activity we practice, we all have to deal with sore muscles. Whether you have been exercising for years or are new to working out, you must experience muscle pain on the next days after a workout. Sore muscles on the next days after exercising is normal and part of the process of getting fitter and stronger. But muscle pain can affect our daily routine. We all know that feeling of taking the stairs or using the steering wheel to drive on the next day after a workout. If you are wondering what you can do to help relieve the pain, this post explains what causes muscle soreness…

  • 6 Proven Pole Dancing Benefits

    Pole dancing as a fitness activity is attracting more and more people everyday around the world, regardless of their age, sex, weight and fitness background. The community of pole dancers or “polers” as we like to call ourselves is definitely growing bigger every day. The reason is that pole dancing as a fitness activity has proven to provide many benefits. It is an intense physical activity combining strength and flexibility. Below is 6 proven pole dancing benefits that will make you soon sign up for a pole dancing class if you are still hesitating : Burn Calories Pole dancing is an intense physical activity. It requires you to use your…

  • Pole Dancing And Weight Loss

    Over the last decade, pole dancing has become a new form of physical activity combining strength and flexibility. What was for a long time associated with striptease and the adult industry is now a new and popular way of keeping fit. It is even developing into a competitive sport. Pole dancing as a fitness activity is also attracting a lot of people who want to lose weight. When combined with a healthy and a balanced diet, practicing regular pole dancing can contribute to significant weight loss. Not only can you burn fat but you can also build muscle with pole dancing. This post explains what pole dancing does to your…

  • Pole Dancing Tips For Beginners

    As a pole dancing beginner and enthusiast, you might be wondering about some tips. What’s good ? What helps ? What to avoid ? As you are going to have regular pole dancing training classes and practice, you are going to learn a lot. However, there are some important and useful information you will wish you understood and paid attention to from the very beginning. I wish I did. Having some pole dancing tips for beginners before getting started would have been helpful. Now it all depends on your pole dancing studio. The teachings are different. All instructors will introduce pole dancing and teach in their own way. There are some information and…

  • Core Strength For Pole Dancing

    One thing for sure is that pole dancing is tough. It requires a lot of strength and flexibility. (And patience) When I started pole dancing, I felt like I had NO core strength at all ! I could hardly hold a plank for 30 seconds. I was quite flexible but building strength was what I struggled with more at the beginning. In this post, we will be focusing on strength. More precisely, on the importance of core strength for pole dancing. Why Do You Need Core Strength For Pole Dancing ? Our body has not been designed to be hung upside down or to be held in the air. These prowesses are…

  • Importance Of Warm Up Before Pole Dancing

    Pole dancing is an intense physical activity which works out the whole body. As for any intense physical activity, it is important to get the body prepared before getting into a training session. Perhaps you are late at your pole dancing class and think it is okay to miss the warm up or perhaps you have seen a new exciting move in a video on the web that you just cannot wait to try. In any case, it is important to always warm up before jumping onto the pole. This post is going to explain the importance of warm up before pole dancing and how warm up is beneficial to your pole…

  • Pole Dancing Clothes – What To Wear For Pole Dancing

    Before their first pole dancing class, many people wonder about what to wear for pole dancing. Are there any pole dancing clothes ? Does it really matter what you wear in a pole dancing class ? The answers are YES and YES. There are clothes designed specifically for pole dancing. What clothes you wear for pole dancing is important and this post is going to explain you why. Comfort first In a pole dancing class, especially if it is your first class, it is important that you feel comfortable in what you are wearing. You will be doing warm up exercises and learn the basic moves of pole dancing. It…

  • Pole Dancing For Beginners – What To Expect

    For a long time, pole dancing has been associated with striptease and the adult industry. But over the last decade, it has evolved to become a whole new fitness activity, giving rise to pole studios all around the world. More and more people are being interested in pole dancing and are making it part of their fitness routine. So, if you are thinking of trying a pole dancing class and you are not sure if this is for you or if you have just joined a pole studio and you are a pole dancing beginner, below is what you need to know and what you can expect : Your Age…

  • About me

    Hi and welcome to WePoleAndDance.com. My name is Connie and I am originally from Mauritius, a small tropical island in the Indian Ocean. I first heard about pole dancing as a fitness activity 10 years ago while I was traveling in France. Ever since I have always been interested in pole dancing. However, pole dancing as a fitness activity was only introduced in Mauritius in 2017. I used to be a gym member for years but I always found it… uninteresting and unexciting. Most of the time I had to try hard to motivate myself to go to work out, then once there, I was just waiting to finish my…