With all the recent news segments and articles written surrounding the controversy regarding children and pole sport (see a few examples: here and here) I wanted to take a few minutes to express that not only do some of my most precious memories and moments involve dancing carelessly around my poles with my children but how absolutely beneficial I see … Read More

I took ballet and pointe as a child. I have wonderful memories from that time of my life: the way the light came through the classroom windows, the smell of new shoe leather, the sounds of synchronized movement, dressing up in amazing costumes, the way I felt staring out into the blackness of the audience against the blinding lights on … Read More