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Halloween Pole Playlist

Halloween Pole Playlist

Find this play list right here on: Selecting pole tracks is an art form … The Halloween pole dance playlist is by far the absolute pièce de résistance of our virtual jukebox. It was the first playlist I made, and spans over ten years worth of clever additions.  That’s TEN WHOLE YEARS ...
September Pole Playlist

September Pole Playlist

Find this playlist right here on: You can’t just throw in any old tune.  Oh no no no. So our pole dance playlists are carefully and painstakingly hand picked from the universe, just for you. This month’s playlist is a combination mostly of pretty, airy and dreamy from the likes of ...
August Pole Playlist

August Pole Playlist

Find This Playlist Right Here On: You can’t just throw in any old tune.  Oh no no no. So our pole dance playlists are carefully and painstakingly hand picked from the universe, just for you. This month’s playlist includes some remixy goodness from Bassnectar, High Society and ...
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

June & July Pole Playlist

Find this playlist on As we wind down our classes for the Summer break, what suits us best is lazy hazy feel good sounds, as delivered by Clozee and Dreamers Delight. This playlist is a bit smaller than the others as we simply don’t spend as much time in the classroom in the months of
May Pole Playlist

May Pole Playlist

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April Pole Playlist

April Pole Playlist

Find this playlist on Dance, dance, dance!  And dance some more!
March Pole Playlist

March Pole Playlist

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February Pole Playlist

February Pole Playlist

Find this playlist on Just a little list this time as we will also be playing with the Valentine Playlist this month …
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.
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

January Pole Playlist

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 ...
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 ...

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 ...