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Pole Passport (AAP) – Everything you need to know

What is it?

pole dancing lessons chesterGood question!  Ok first of all I will tell you what all these letters stand for:

 PDC – Pole Dance Community

 AAP – Advancement Accreditation Programme

Basically, it’s a little ‘Pole Passport’ which students,  instructors and general pole enthusiasts can buy and acts as proof of your skill level.


Think of it like this:  In Karate, you get different coloured belts.  In gymnastics you get  awarded different grades.  Hell – even your local pub’s footy team get awarded trophies each season they play!

The PDC AAP programme is nationally recognised, which means that you can take your passport to any other PDC registered school to continue your learning, or any master class, pole jam or other events!  This is your POLE RECORD OF ACHIEVEMENT! Continue reading “Pole Passport (AAP) – Everything you need to know”

Candy & Chrome’s Interview featured on the PDC website!

Alethea Austin Interview

Candy & Chrome’s Interview with Alethea Austin is featured on the Pole Dance Communitie’s website!

Alethea Austin InterviewHi Folks,

Just to let you know that Candy & Chrome’s famous pole dancer interviews are featured yet again on the PDC website, thanks to the lovely people of the Pole Dance Community.

It took 6 months to make this one as Alethea has been so super busy this year!   As you may or may not have noticed, throughout the time it took us to do this, Alethea was going through some intensive training ready for this year’s USPDF show – which she went on to WIN and became America’s newest pole dance champion!

And Candy & Chrome’s long awaited interview is done and finally ready for you viewing pleasure, you can see it HERE on the PDC site.

Candy & Chrome Pole Dancing website featured on Polessentials!

Hi All,

This is the Polessentials website, a relatively new site based in America which contains useful pole info from around the globe.  Keep up to date with recent goings on and all things pole dance!

Candy & Chrome are happy to be listed under the ‘Pole Resources’ Section, along with other ‘useful pole dancing websites’! …… See…. I’m useful!

Anyway here’s the link to our bit:

Candy & Chrome pole dancing article featured on ‘Women’s’

Calories burnt whilst pole dancing

Hi Everyone!

Just a little bit of news, I had the pleasure of teaching the lady that runs this website at a recent free open day in Chester.

She very kindly emailed back to me afterards and explained that although it might not be the exercise for her, she had a thoroughly good time in class!  and would like to share her experiences through a website she manages and runs with a friend. now has a pole dance featured article – more great press for the love of pole!  So, if you have some time, please take a wee look at it by clicking HERE.

Women’s thoughts is a website….. well…for women!  Packed with ideas for recipes, household tips, fashion, beauty, leisure, lifestyle, anything you might find of interest really,  so if you are looking for something to do, or help with a new project, or something creative to bake – click on the image below and it will take you to the website!

Calories burnt whilst pole dancing

Candy & Chrome – 3 Time Award Nominee, Flintshire Business Awards 2009


Candy & Chrome attended the Annual Flintshire Business Awards 2009 on the 7th of October.

We didn’t win any awards this time, but we were selected as finalists and nominated for:

  1. Women Into Business Award
  2. Innovation Award
  3. Young Entrepreneur Award Continue reading “Candy & Chrome – 3 Time Award Nominee, Flintshire Business Awards 2009”

Candy & Chrome’s article is featured on Felix’s website


Felix Cane and and her clever man-chum Chris have included our interview AND the splits training exercise blog from our Pole Bible on her lovely website – you might want to check it out, they have done so much work on it lately!

Link to the full article:

Link to the Splits Training article: