THE ART OF ILLUSION
Pole Sport (alternatively called Pole Tricks) and Pole Dancing training are practised on a dance pole, whether spinning or static. These disciplines are a combination of strength, body coordination, flexibility and stamina to execute simple or complex exercises, figures and combo.
Pole Sport tends to define its style through aerial gymnastic while Pole Dance incorporate dancing elements.
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Safe and enjoyable training is being performed based on different aspects such as figures level difficulty versus physical and mental student capacities. It is crucial to identify the student's strength, pain endurance, full-body flexibility and plain attention to integrate fully the teaching.
It is very recommended and judicious to start practising elements from the floor to slowly progress upper on the pole as the confidence and strength go along the repetition.
Most Pole Dance studios are equipped with safety mats to create the safest training possible.
Placing a safety mat during challenging figures help to push the limits while catching smoothly in case of fall.
It's important to mention everyone is unique and achieve tricks from various popular techniques to a more personalized approach.
Pole Dance practice must be adapted for each student according to his strength, flexibility and stamina, as well as conscious or unconscious fears and limits. Perceive a challenge under a new perspective, overcome fears, get stronger requires self-confidence and patience. This amazing journey creates an immense influence on human life, that's the reason why it became so popular over the world.
Pole Sport practice to progress is a matter of patience, pleasure and consistency. The learner must be able to be in optimal concentration, enjoy himself for every little accomplished step and look forward into the infinite possibilities.
It's literally joyous to create the illusion that a trick or a combo seems "easy", so much it looks fluid and graceful. At this point, the hard work is transformed into splendid ephemeral art.