Posts Tagged: ‘pole tricks’

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 […]

WA Pole Camp Day 2: Drop ‘Til You’re Dead

2014/02/16 Posted by MsAJL

Andrea James Lui with Carlie Hunter at West Australian Pole Camp

Continued from Pole Camp… Is that like Band Camp? I’ve just had a fresh taste of that good ol’ Pole Camp pain as Anastasia Skukhtorova and Evgeny Greshilov swung by Arena Pole Studio for a couple of workshops… their babies will be so magnificent… but that’s fodder for another time. My second day at WA […]

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 […]

‘Twas the night before Christmas… and there’s an elf on the pole…

2013/12/23 Posted by MsAJL

Andrea James Lui as Christmas pole trick Half Split by Raph Nogal Photography

I’ve gushed elsewhere on the Internet about my favourite photographer, Raph Nogal… He’s been shooting my sketch comedy troupe in Toronto for the past 5 years (making us look way cooler than we are…) and a few months ago, I was lucky enough to cross paths with him at the new Pole Incorporated studio to […]