Had such an amazing time @verticaldesires! Everything was so inspiring and amazing. Can’t wait to get back to the studio and get on the pole! Loved all these wonderful people for traveling with me to watch all the magic in action!
Been doing A LOT of conditioning lately. Trying to do it after multiple hours of training to really work my muscles into shape. My best advice for my students is always keep training through strength and flexibility! Work through moves until your lines are clean, your toes are pointed, and you can do it even when you get lost in the music. Even when you “get” a move, don’t forget to come back to it when you’re tired/weak/off. It’ll help!
I have genuinely cursed this move for years because it is a “beginners” move, and I could *never* get it. I asked everyone. I just concluded my lower abs were trash. And I did lower abs workouts over and over FOR YEARS. Without seeing any improvement. I have been taking contortion and handstand classes for the past seven weeks, and I finally asked my instructor about it. She told me my arms were in too wide a stance. Magically, it clicked! Here it is at the end of teaching my class, end of free dancing, leg shaking, utterly exhausted attempt. It looks disastrous, but I have never been more excited.