When you think about pole dance, what comes to mind? If you’re like most people, you probably think “sexy,” “risqué,” or “stripper.” And it’s very (unfortunately) possible you might have heard these things with a negative connotation. These things could have even stopped you from taking your first pole class, worried about what others may say or think about you. You might have even felt that it’s inappropriate to be sexy in front of others.
I’ve been thinking about confidence a lot lately. I kinda have to now; one of my jobs as an instructor is to empower my students to feel comfortable in their bodies, especially when confronting the uncomfortable. Sometimes “the uncomfortable” is a challenging move, sometimes it’s just joining a class.