Posts Tagged: ‘pole performance’

How to Recover from Falling on Your Head!

2014/12/18 Posted by MsAJL

APC Fifth Element Leeloo Lui

Expectation is the death of joy. Whenever I train with someone who’s preparing for a performance, I frequently find myself saying: don’t rob the audience of their enjoyment by telling them how many mistakes you made. No one cares what you planned to do because they only saw what you did do. More often than […]

The Phantom with Phoenix & Fontaine

2014/09/01 Posted by MsAJL

The Phantom of the Opera Encore! Sydney Pole Show Vertigo Photography

I’ve just emerged from a bit of a pole dance rut… I spent April & May teaching nearly everyday all over the Greater Toronto Area in Ontario and it was just as Fontaine had said: leaving very little time for my own training. I became so invested in my students that their success became my […]

Ontario Pole PHOTOS!

2013/12/17 Posted by MsAJL

Andrea James Lui performing at Canadian Pole Fitness Association's 2013 Ontario Pole Fitness Championships

I’ve finally got some photos to share from the Ontario Pole Fitness Championships this past August! We were performing in a banquet hall, so the lighting was not necessarily ideal… but the photographer did capture these cool shots (I’m sparing us – you and me – all of the bent-legged/crotch shots!) Titanic Variation Pencil Spin […]

How Tantra Fitness Won Me a Pole Comp

2013/08/31 Posted by MsAJL

How Tantra Fitness Helped Me Win a Pole Comp

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 […]

Pole Battle: Arena Student Performance

2013/07/11 Posted by MsAJL

YouTube thumbnails of Andrea James Lui Arena pole battle

As I mentioned (a couple of months ago!), I performed in another pole battle – at Arena Pole Studio‘s Student Performance Night. It was a big night for me (a tiring one!) because in addition to the Pole Battle, I also performed the Term 2 Advanced routine with my classmates, as well as a group […]