“There are some people who could hear you speak a thousand words, and still not understand you. And there are others who will understand — without you even speaking a word.”—Yasmin Mogahed (via creatingaquietmind)
1.When did you start pole and why? 2.Why did you continue to pole dance? 3.What is the ultimate pole trick or move you’d like to be able to accomplish (Spatchcock, Oona Splits, etc)? 4.Tell us about the biggest or best performance (recital, competition, freestyle, practice vid) you’ve ever done. Post it if it’s a video. 5.If you could only dance to one song for a day (on repeat), what would it be? 6.To you, what’s the hardest thing about pole dancing? 7.Who supports you the most with your pole dancing goals and why do you pick them? 8.Show us a picture of your favorite pole dancing shoes or accessory! What are they and why do you like them? 9.What’s the strangest or most embarrassing thing that’s ever happened to you during a session? 10.Where do you pole: studio, at home, playgrounds, clubs? And why do you prefer pole dance there? 11.What kind of clothes do you prefer to dance in? Leg warmers, sports bras, sparkly hot pants? Show us a picture! 12.How has pole dance changed you or your life? 13.Have you ever been injured because of pole? How? 14.What is your favorite pole video to watch? 15.Post a picture of your awesome biceps, abs, or back! 16.What’s in your pole bag? Grips, cameras, mp3 players, etc. 17.How many hours a week do you pole dance and do you cross train in anything else (sports, other aerial apparatuses, yoga)? 18.Who is your pole idol? 19.What’s currently on your wishlist (tricks, shoes, items, etc)? 20.Do you follow a training plan or are you part of a studio that does 6-8 week “terms”? If so, how does your time spent between pole at home/off pole differ from studio time? 21.What advice would you give to someone who wants to try pole dancing? 22.Define your relationship with pole. 23.If you couldn’t pole dance for the rest of your life, what other exercise would you start doing in its place? 24.What’s the worst pole-related bruise or burn you’ve ever gotten? What was it from and have you overcome the cause of it? 25.What’s your nemesis trick? 26.What is your favorite trick that you like to show off? Have you ever invented a trick? 27.Do you have a pole blog? How do you like to keep track of what you’re learning and how you’re progressing? 28.Shoes or no shoes? Why? 29.Take Shimmy’s “What Kind of Pole Dancer are You?” and post the results! 30.Show us your best pole photo!