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All posts by Paige Lysaght

  • 3 Ways You Might Be Sabotaging Your Pole Practice

    Whether you’re a home poler or you frequent a local studio, chances are you’ve encountered obstacles along your pole journey that keep you from progressing as quickly as you hope. Some of these might be completely out...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • 10+ Games To Play In Your Pole Class

    One of the biggest challenges as a pole instructor can be continually finding fun and creative methods for teaching skills or reviewing material. One way to change up your normal teaching routine is to incorporate games and...

    • Posted June 19, 2017
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  • Reboot Your Pole Body With A Diet Experiment

    Are you in a food rut? Do you dread making your grocery list because nothing sounds good? Are you eating mindlessly all the time, with no end in sight? Not feeling fantastic in your pole body but...

    • Posted May 29, 2017
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  • 15 Things To Bring to Your First Pole Class

    At Bad Kitty® we frequently get asked the following question by pole newbies: “What should I bring to my first pole class?” In an attempt to get a complete list we crowd sourced our team of writers...

    • Posted April 13, 2017
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  • Resolution Revival: Refocus On Your New Year’s Resolutions

    Remember, many, many moons ago, when it was January and you were all hopped up on New Year’s excitement and enthusiasm, thinking of all the ways this year might be different, ready to tackle some fresh goals...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
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  • Treat Yourself! Upgraded Indulgences For Your Pole Body

    In the month of love and hearts and flowers, it’s easy to find yourself up to your elbows in cheap department store holiday-themed candy. And while I’m certainly not here to tell you that you can’t enjoy...

    • Posted February 19, 2017
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  • Simple & Sane Habits for Healthier Holidays

    When the holiday season gets underway, it’s easy to get caught up in one of two mindsets: Mindset #1: The It’s-The-Holidays-I’ll-Do/Eat-What-I-Want Mindset Mindset #2: The It’s-The-Holidays-So-I-Have-To-Buckle-Down-To-Avoid-Disaster Mindset While both of these directions can be tempting, I think...

    • Posted December 15, 2016
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  • What To Do When Your Pole Students Are Better Than You

    When you transition from pole student to pole instructor, your pole experience changes. You’re suddenly spending evenings and weekends writing class plans. When you hear music you like, you start thinking about how it might fit into...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Teaching During THAT Time of the Month

    When you’re a pole instructor, you often end up teaching in all conditions. Not feeling 100% but not necessarily sick? You’ll probably still teach. Dealing with a pulled muscle? You’ll probably still teach. Didn’t sleep well? You’ll...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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  • Back to School: Building Your Fall Pole Syllabus

    It’s time to go back to school! No books or quizzes required for your first day. Instead, pack up your favorite pole heels, find your favorite notepad, and get ready to craft your pole syllabus for the...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • Sweet Summer Treats: Popsicles for Pole Dancers

    With the hot summer weather making its way into my part of the world, it’s the perfect time of year to start whipping up some cold, tasty treats to help beat the heat. While traditional store bought...

    • Posted July 16, 2016
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  • Spring Clean Your Pole Playlists

    Feel bored with your current pole playlists? Find yourself pressing skip all the time? It might be time to spring clean your pole playlists! First things first: take a quick glance through your playlists and pull out...

    • Posted May 27, 2016
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  • Are You Just Slacking Off?

    Listen to your body. Don’t forget to take rest days. Avoid burn out. I’m always talking about the importance of taking care of yourself, of honoring the journey, and of keeping yourself healthy throughout your pole training....

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • How To Take A Rest Day (Even If You Can’t Stop Moving)

    One of the best ways you can show your body some love is by taking care of it properly. While we usually hear that we should take care of ourselves by treating our bodies to regular movement...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • How to Prevent Pole Instructor Burnout

    “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.” Have you seen this quote floating around the internet? There are some days where, as a fitness instructor, it feels so true. All I...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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  • What To Do When You Can’t Meet Your Pole Goals

    In pole, many of us rely on photos to track progress. We whip out cell phones during class to capture our latest tricks, carefully angle them against walls to record a private freestyle, and hand them off...

    • Posted December 28, 2015
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  • How To Refuel After Pole Class

    Finish pole class and then want to eat everything in sight? It’s not just you. Where I live, it’s a minimum 35 minute drive for me to attend the closest pole studio, with other studios (for example,...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Collagen Powder For Your Pole Body: What, Why, and How

    If there’s one thing that’s probably true about pole dancers across the board, it’s this: we can be hard on our joints. While we certainly work to protect them through proper training practices, appropriate warm-ups, and regular...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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  • How To Get Healthier By Making Fewer Decisions

    Every day, at every meal, we have the opportunity to make selections that either support our pole goals–or that don’t. We can make that green smoothie…or hit the drive through. We can whip up those eggs…or grab...

    • Posted September 13, 2015
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  • Power Statements for a Better Pole Practice–and Life

    If you’ve even dipped your toes into the waters of personal development, you’ve probably come across affirmations. These statements are intended to focus your mindset on positive beliefs so that as you change your thoughts, you change...

    • Posted August 31, 2015
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  • How To Meal Prep Like You Freestyle

    Imagine this: It’s just you, alone in the studio or your pole room at home, and you’re in the mood to dance. You blast the music, embrace the energy, grab the pole, and express yourself through your...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • 3 Ways Green Smoothies Are Like Your First Pole Invert

    If you have spent any time on the Internet, you’ve probably encountered green smoothies in your explorations. These nutritious blended drinks aren’t just something you find in health food stores or juice bars anymore. Instead, they are...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • 6 Tips For A Smooth Pole Booty

    First things first: real people with real bodies often have at least some real cellulite. This post isn’t intended to encourage you to strive for some cellulite-free existence or feel ashamed of any bumpy spots that might...

    • Posted April 20, 2015
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