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September Pole Playlist 2018

September Pole Playlist 2018

Find this playlist on It’s Only (ft Zyra) – Odesza You Me and Gravity – Koven Lights Out – Zed’s Dead ft Atlas Drift ft Rivka Rose – Babyteeth Take It All – Ruelle From The Start – Koven Run The World – Beyonce Love Me More – Chase and ...
Christmas Pole Playlist

Christmas Pole Playlist

Find this play list on Spotify. I’ll be honest, this isn’t my best work… But have you ever tried to find and Christmas themed tracks that you could dance to, I mean really try and dance to with your serious dance face on, that aren’t cheesy, make you want to puke, festive ...
Halloween Pole Playlist

Halloween Pole Playlist

Find this play list on Spotify. Selecting pole tracks is an art form … You can’t just throw in any old tune.  Oh no no no. So our pole playlists are carefully hand picked from the universe, just for you. The Halloween pole playlist has a good mix of spooktacular tracks, with dark, ...
I Am New – What Do I Do?

I Am New – What Do I Do?

We get it.   You’re new, and you haven’t got a clue. You don’t know what to wear, what to bring, where to park, how to act, or what to say – and that’s O.K. The good new is:  All you’ve really got to do is turn up and get stuck in.  Honestly that’s ...
Moisturising … On the day of pole!

Moisturising … On the day of pole!

How very dare you! You know the rules – No moisturising on the day of pole!  Or can we …. ? For hundreds of years (ok maybe not hundreds, but as far back as I can remember) the cardinal sin of all things pole is moisturising your skin on the day of pole. Moisturising body
What’s in your Pole Gym Kit?

What’s in your Pole Gym Kit?

Once you get past Beginner level in pole dance, and things are starting to become a bit more serious, it’s well worth picking yourself up a ‘Pole Gym Bag’, to be kept in the car at all times, ready for pole class! Leggings are out and cute little outfits are in, the smaller the ...
HOW TO:  Treat a Muscle Injury

HOW TO: Treat a Muscle Injury

Although most of the time this happens outside of class, and at pole we have lots of great practices and injury prevention techniques in place, every once in a while someone may experience an ouchie. Even if we can deadlift and suspend our entire body sideways, aerially via pole – shockingly ...
June & July Pole Playlist 2018

June & July Pole Playlist 2018

Find this playlist on 1940 AmpLive Remix – The Submarines Bones ft HVOB – Oliver Koletzki Oh Lord – In This Moment Fire – Barnes Courtney Innerbloom (What So Not Remix) – Rufus Du Sol Phoenix (Unique Repeat Remix) – Solee & Unique Repeat Lights Out – ...
May Pole Playlist 2018

May Pole Playlist 2018

Find this playlist on Free Animal – Foreign Air Shame – Stabbing Westward It’s all on U – Illenium Hold – Dabin, Fred & Grafix, Daniela Andrade Shock Diamond – Au5 & Christina Soto Sane – Fear of Men It won’t kill ya – The Chainsmokers
April Pole Playlist 2018

April Pole Playlist 2018

Find this playlist on Halsey – Hurricane Goodbye June – Danger in the Morning Welshly Arms – Hold on I’m coming Natalie Walker – Other Side Bryce Fox – Horns Wilkinson – Will Be Illenium – Afterlife Barns Courtney – Glitter & Gold Andy C ...
March Pole Playlist 2018

March Pole Playlist 2018

Find this playlist on Halsey – Gasoline Puscifer – Toma Deftones – My own Summer Lights On – We live underground Baby Blue – Run (TDH Remix) Tove Lo – True Disaster Direct – Tranquility Halsey – Not afraid anymore Tove Lo – Lies in the dark ...
Valentine Pole Playlist

Valentine Pole Playlist

Find this playlist on Equal parts romance and filth, although leaning slightly more towards filth. Lord knows what goes on behind closed doors but at least with a play list like THIS …. we can imagine 😉 May we present …The Candy & Chrome Valentine’s Playlist.   Dirge ...
February Pole Playlist 2018

February Pole Playlist 2018

Find this playlist on Just a little list this time as we will also be playing with the Valentine Playlist this month …   Cadenza – People Flume – Smoke & Retribution Badflower – Animal Wilkinson – Half Light Rudimental – Waiting All Night Jeff Beck ...
Who Is Number Two?

Who Is Number Two?

At Candy & Chrome, we have a brilliant team delivering your pole classes each week. There is somewhat of a hierarchy, but to be honest – absolutely everyone on the team is equally important and without which, we would not be able to be as awesome as we are. For this article though, I want

10 Motivational Tips

To Keep Your ‘PoleJo’ Flowing Pole is for life, not just for January! I know that when you make your new year resolutions, you really do mean it.  I believe you.  You genuinely have the best of intentions. But you’d be a superfreak if you naturally just kept them all for the ...
January Pole Playlist 2018

January Pole Playlist 2018

Find this play list on What are we shakin’ our TaTa’s to this month? As usual, it’s an eclectic mix of:  A lil bit of Rock (Ok a lot of rock), a few things dancey, something a little balletic, something a little fancy footworky, all out head bangin’ and pole ...
Your Health Journal

Your Health Journal

Ladies – Your body is AMAZING! It really is! Wobbly bits n all. It’s a clever machine that can store muscle memory, nutrients, information, memories and all kinds of wonderful things. But one thing the body does not store is – MOTIVATION! So it’s no surprise that those new ...

Burlesque is BACK!

Back by Popular Demand… Our first Beginner Burlesque Mini Course was so much fun and such a success that you’ve demanded we put it back on.   So we have! Our Next Burlesque Course Will start on Friday the 7th of September at 6:30pm! In the meantime, enjoy these few pictures from the ...
PRODUCT REVIEW:  The Back Nodger

PRODUCT REVIEW: The Back Nodger

This… had made a HUGE difference to my life!   RRP = £34.99 CHEAPEST ONLINE = £24.99 OUR PRICE = £24 (And this INCLUDES UK postage!)  BUY NOW   Today’s review is all about this amazing, if not a bit odd looking device – The Back Nodger! OMG this thing is my latest ...
LATENESS …

LATENESS …

‘How to’ – Be late for pole class & our policies on it all. I came across this article the other day, which – via hilarious stick men drawings, explains the inner workings of what goes on inside the brain of a person who is chronically late (hands up me). It got me ...
Top 5 Natural Remedies to Heal Bruises

Top 5 Natural Remedies to Heal Bruises

Take a trip to your local dispensing herbalist… **Important**  Before taking any new supplements or making new diet changes, you should always consult your GP and dispensing herbalist.  OBVS.  Bruises, Pole Kisses – come hand in hand with pole, most especially when your a total newbie.
HOW TO:  Treat a Pole Bruise

HOW TO: Treat a Pole Bruise

Bruises, Pole Kisses – come hand in hand with pole, most especially when your a total newbie.  I firmly believe that if you ain’t bruising, you ain’t doing it right! And if you do get some good ones, then we should wear them like a badge of honor as they represent achievement. ...
DIET:  Eating to prevent bruising

DIET: Eating to prevent bruising

Prevention is better than cure … **Important**  Before taking any new supplements or making new diet changes, you should always consult your GP and dispensing herbalist.  OBVS.  Bruises, Pole Kisses – come hand in hand with pole, most especially when your a total newbie. I firmly believe ...
Exfoliating & Moisturising

Exfoliating & Moisturising

By now you know … That once you get past beginner level, more and more pole moves require lots of skin contact on the pole.  It’s not all about muscle, it’s about technique! Learning the technique however, and being able to hold the poses on the pole depends on having GOOD bare ...
The 30 Day Squat Challenge

The 30 Day Squat Challenge

Whatever size you are … Killer legs and curvy butts.  That’s what we all want right? It’s not that pole doesn’t work my whole body and keep me firm – IT DOES!  But like any form of fitness or dance – it only works if you’re consistently doing enough of it ...
Get A Griiiiip!

Get A Griiiiip!

Extra Grip for slippery pole dancers! In most cases, if you get slippery, sweaty hands when you pole, it’s something that gets better with time, especially when you have mastered the moves that at first made you panic and sweat. That said, if you’re trying to learn a tricky move or you need ...
Pole Products:  Antiperspirants

Pole Products: Antiperspirants

For super sweaty hands & hyperhydrosis, we recommend first washing your hands and drying them thoroughly (sounds a bit obvious but easy to forget!), then maybe trying one of these products …
Pole Products:  Grip Chalks

Pole Products: Grip Chalks

Chalk is used by climbers to help them stick to rock faces, but it’s also great for helping you stick to your pole. Climbing shops sell chalk in blocks, as balls and as a liquid. Liquid chalk is the best for pole dancing as you won’t have any problems with dust. Just rub a little
Pole Products:  More Grip Aids

Pole Products: More Grip Aids

Sports grip aids are traditionally designed for tennis players and golf players to help them grip the handles of their equipment of course – but there are some products in this market that have been an absolute godsend for pole dancers! Of all the available brands, these have been tested the ...
Special Offer!!!

Special Offer!!!

Buy now and get £10 off your course fee!!! Since our last Beginner course of 2016 was a sell-out, we now have a waiting list for our first 2017 courses. Well …. as a thank you for your patience – I am offering a £10 discount to anyone who buys NOW for the January Beginner