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Master These 5 Popular Pole Dance Moves

Whether these are brand-new or practiced to perfection, consider adding these Pole Dance tricks to your list of favorites. Everyone has their favorite Pole Dance moves that they love to practice — but sometimes, new inspiration needs to strike. New Pole Dancers can enjoy a whole range of tricks to work towards, while practiced Pole Dancers can find comfort in returning to the basics. While everyone can take advantage of online Pole Dance classes , give these a try during your next session. Cradle Spin Level: Beginner This is a fun way to jazz up a sexy walk around the pole without climbing or inverting. To set up, slide your inside hand down to push against the pole, while your outside hand pulls your body in perpendicular to the pole. Bring those knees in to get into a ball, For best results, perform this move on spin, to get extra rotations in and create a beautiful shape. Jasmine Level: Beginner/Intermediate Jasmine is the ultimate transition move. This sideways trick is often the f

7 Useful Tips To Practice Pole Dancing in Heels

Pole Dancing in Heels

There's something very empowering about Pole dancing in heels; it helps you lengthen your lines and can unlock your inner goddess. Before you can get to that level of flow, you might have to practice finding your balance. Tatjana, Lush Motion founder and Queen of Heels, is here to give you tips to help you become comfortable with your new heels.

Start Small(er)

It might be tempting to go straight to the tallest heels you can find when starting Pole dancing in heels. Those 8’ heels make a statement but it might not be the best way to start! We recommend starting with a smaller heel/platform if you’re new to Pole dancing in heels. This will help you gain more confidence before upgrading to something higher (which matches your confidence!).


Before you strap your heels on, you’ll have to do a proper warm-up before practice to help avoid injury. Outside of your usual online Pole Dance class; wearing heels will give your feet, thighs and calves a serious workout. Get ready and follow one of our Heels Warm-up sessions before diving into a Lush Motion choreo.

Put Your Best Foot Forward

Before you go straight to Pole dancing, it’s important to learn how to walk in your new heels. Pole dancing in heels is all about how you shift your body weight, good posture is the key to keeping your balance. You’ll look amazing in your new shoes, it might be tempting to look at your feet when walking. Remember to keep your shoulders back and head up when walking.

Practice makes perfect

Heels Pole Dance involves learning how to transition effortlessly from one move to another. You should think of your heel as an extension of your leg and movement. You might feel a bit off-balance at the beginning but you shouldn’t feel discouraged. We recommend following along with our Heels Fundamentals classes to help you get started.

Point your toes

It might be tempting to forget about this once your heels are on- it’s still important! It’s an essential part of having a beautiful form when Pole dancing in heels. This might feel strange as you’re transitioning from bare feet to heels. But, it strengthens your calf muscles which make wearing heels easier in the long run.

Take care of your knees

Learning Heels Pole Dance involves learning all types of tricks and flips. You should accessorise your new heels with a pair of dance knee pads; this will help you avoid knee injuries. When practising your Heels Routines with Lush Motion, we recommend doing a proper warm-up before practice. This can help reduce the risk of knee injuries during your pole workout.

Remember to have fun

Heels Pole Dance is more than doing moves in the correct order; it’s about feeling the music and unlocking your sensuality as a dancer. You’ll learn how to move gracefully in heels, it will become another ability in your Pole Dance repertoire. We’d love to see your moves so don’t forget to tag us on Instagram with #lushwillmoveyou. Overall, remember to have fun and embrace the flow of Pole in Heels.


How do you Pole Dance in heels?

It can feel a bit unsteady at first, but practice makes perfect. Dancing in heels is all about how you shift your body weight, overall posture is key to keeping your balance. It can feel a bit unsteady at first, but practice makes perfect. Check out our tips for Pole dancing in heels here.

Do you have to wear heels to Pole Dance?

Heels aren’t necessary if you want to learn how to Pole Dance. Of course, heels add that extra flair but it’s possible to follow our classes wearing heels as well. Let Lush Motion show you the Heels Essentials to get you started in the world of Heels Pole Dance.

Is it harder to Pole Dance in heels?

Depending on your level of experience, it can be more challenging. Once you put those heels on you’ll notice how it makes you feel empowered when dancing. Once you get used to it, walking and dancing in heels will become natural to you. Also Read, Pole Dancing At Home: Important Safety Tips.

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