Importance of Yoga for Pole dancers|Aradia Fitness Loudoun

  Importance of yoga for Pole Dancers I was fortunate enough to grow up with yoga being a way of life, however I was also not particularly fond of it. As a child I did not understand its importance. I went thru the practice mostly because it…

Honor your Body| Resolutions| Aradia Fitness Loudoun

Honor Your Body Honor Your Body, we have reached the beginning of a new year - a time of reflection and rebirth. This is the time that we set our intentions for the rest of the year through the making of resolutions. Unfortunately, these…

Becoming

"Becoming" Former first lady Michelle Obama just published her book "Becoming" and I happen to watch one of the quick teasers about her conversation with my idol Oprah. Oprah asked the former first lady why she chose the word "Becoming"  as the…

Art of Letting go

ART OF LETTING GO Everything that has a beginning has an end. The green of summer is quickly turning to brilliant hues of yellow, orange and brown.Letting go enables us to grow and shedding  makes growth possible.  Learning how and when to let go is…

How Joining a Pole Studio Changed My Life (and It Can Change Yours, Too)

How Joining a Pole Studio Changed My Life (and It Can Change Yours, Too) “Just go in.” As it turns out, the voice inside me that won that day also happened to be the quietest. Under the delicate midday light of late November, I was…

Strong like a man but love like a woman

Be Strong like a Man but Love like a Woman   Logic, rationale, and critical thinking allows for the ability to fortify oneself with strength and power. Many men weld these talents like weapons. When used well, they can result in many wins.…

Be Brave. Brave enough to be Uncomfortable

The TEDWomen lecture by Luvvie Ajayi hit home with some truths about people and women in particular. One of the most difficult things to do is to create uncomfortable situations. You know that queasy feeling in the pit of your stomach. Everyone…

How Curves Help with Pole

How Curves Help With Pole Originally posted on BadKitty USA Website Article written by Pippi Parnasse+ on November 30, 2015 Most fitness programs tout weight loss more loudly than any other benefit. Pole is a great way to lose weight too, and…

This Is My Body

THIS IS MY BODY. I am a movement artist, an aerial dancer, an instructor, a performer… and, I am a woman. One thing I see in men and women of the world is a tendency to honor our intelligence, attractiveness, kindness and creativity. We embrace our…

This Body, This Journey

There’s a question that constantly has my wheels turning and I’ve always asked myself this question in particular…”How can I be seen as being plus-sized if I’m an athletic and active person?”  Everyone’s definition and meaning of the words…