Q-Tip chats with BBC about new music, forthcoming TV series and 25th anniversary edition of the Low End Theory.
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Itâ€™s obvious you need full body strength for successful pole dancing and as a result, no two people can grasp the same moves in the same way. Because we all have different strengths, weaknesses, body shapes and flexibility, what may work for one person on their first attempt may not work for another until their […]
When I first started pole dancing in February, I looked at the teachers as if they were these mystical all-knowing pole gurus because they were so good at the craft. But recently I realized that they were human. I know that sounds like a memo from Captain Obvious but when youâ€™re new at a craft […]
The ironic thing about the pole dancing sport is that the standard shoes we wear (when we actually do wear shoes) are technically stripper shoes, despite the fact that the athletic pole community is trying to move away from the seedy association with The Player’s Club. However, in defense of stripper heels, they actually enhance […]
That looks a little worse than it is but I did mention that pole dancing comes with random pain every now and then. I have a strained wrist from possibly doing a push-pull spin. I can’t find a video for it but it’s exactly what it sounds like–one arm is pushing the pole while the […]
Pole dancing hurts. A lot. I canâ€™t stress that enough. It never stops. As you get more advanced you do moves that hurt even more but you eventually learn to deal with the discomfort. I used to think I realized how sensitive the thigh region was until I started learning how to invert. Now I […]
Hello chopper. I can do it nowâŽ¯the basic version. The chopper is when you kick your legs up over your head into an upside down v. It’s an easy pole dance move for those who are advanced but for pole babies like me, tackling even the basic version is a huge victory. Now that I […]