Posts Tagged: ‘pole dance’

WA Pole Camp Day 3: Bruises Galore

2014/02/25 Posted by MsAJL

Andrea James Lui with Alex Shchukin at Melbourne Airport

Continued from WA Pole Camp Day 2: Drop Til’ You’re Dead On my final day of Pole Camp, I woke up feeling like I had been hit by a Mack truck that backed up and ran me over twice. I was covered in every pole bruise you’ve ever had all at once – tops of […]

Pole Camp… Is that like Band Camp?

2014/02/07 Posted by MsAJL

Andrea James Lui Middle Splits stretch with Alex Shchukin in Flexibility at West Australian Pole Camp 2014

Straight off, I can clarify that Pole Camp is not like Band Camp. After pole training 5 hours a day for 3 days, there is no energy left for shenanigans. And actually, as a band camper myself, from ages 10 to 20, Band Camp is not really wrought with the shenanigans you might expect either… […]

Pole Dancing with an Actor

2014/01/26 Posted by MsAJL

I recently got to train with one of my all-time favourite pole dancers and she taught me one of my all-time favourite tricks… and it’s not even a pole trick – it’s more of a riff on my favourite yoga pose, The Locust, made extra wicked by Sergia Louise Anderson. We actually ran out of […]

How Tantra Fitness Won Me a Pole Comp

2013/08/31 Posted by MsAJL

I was recently in Vancouver to visit my mucho-prego sister and ended up experiencing a series of revolutionizing events. I love Vancouver, not just because of the rock climbing in Squamish or the fact that my sister just gave birth to the first grandchild in our family, but because she lives so close to Tantra […]

Tricksy Tuesdays

2013/08/06 Posted by MsAJL

Last week, I shared a routine – the first one I had ever choreographed. I shot about a dozen takes of it over three sessions, each time wanting to make improvements – straighter legs, smoother transitions, clearer angles… the list goes on. I was plagued by the overwhelming desire to make it perfect and even […]