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How POLE life relates to REAL life

How pole dancing is like life. By Rebecca Louise Miller The biggest breakthroughs generally come with significant bruising. You can make a ton of money, but you might have to do some things you’re uncomfortable with. Sometimes it’s necessary to throw your weight around. Momentum is more important than strength. The softest parts of you

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Donations-Based Classes!

Our community rocks. So we’re giving back. We’ve added a donations-based, open-level class the first Saturday of every month! Proceeds from this hour-long class go to the Washbourne House, a Kingston shelter for victims of domestic violence. Come get your halo dirty! The next donations-based class is March 7th! Please follow and like us:

“Always clap it out.” Our feature in Upstater!

Yes, our moves were compared to those in Flashdance! Dreams do come true. We were featured in Upstater!   Hudson Valley Pole Arts, a member of the Shirt Factory community as of October 2014, is not exactly your mama’s step class, but we’re positive that your mama would be welcome amongst the variety of women and men

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Open House! SAVE THE DATE: January 10th!

Questions about pole dancing, pole art, or pole fitness? Curious about the space? And the dancers and instructors that make it? Well here’s your chance to CHECK IT OUT!   Join us for our Open House: JANUARY 10th, 3 – 8pm   The studio will be open to new, current, and potential students and their family and

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Check Us Out in Kingston Happenings!

We were lucky enough to talk POLE in Kingston Happenings: “In a lot of peoples’ minds, pole dancing is still considered scandalous or even lewd because of its origin, and luckily that mindset is changing, but now there’s a tendency to disassociate it completely under the guise of ‘pole fitness’ and completely gloss-over its origins. I

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Grand Opening!

October 17, 2014 Hudson Valley Pole Arts is proud to announce the grand opening of its first dance studio. With our opening, we carry out our mission of spreading our love of the sport and art of pole dancing to the Hudson Valley. Located in Kingston, NY, we hope to attract students on both sides

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Soft Launch, Hard Arms

We’re open for business! Yesterday we experimented with shapes from basic static moves. Check out Christine KILLING it from a standing-split against the pole:   Loading View on Instagram   We also worked on shoulder-rolls and cheststands, and sexy “fish flops”…. yaaaay floorwork!   Loading View on Instagram Please follow and like us:

Classes Start October 15!

Is going to the gym like, the most awful thing in the world? Does cardio make you cry? Does working out feel like WORK? Well it doesn’t have to! Get fit, and have fun! Power up and empower yourself!   Come check us out! Classes start tomorrow!   Please follow and like us: