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Third Trimester

Third Trimester

Weeks 28-31 – Prepare for Battle! These weeks felt like a constant battle plan, prepare, prepare, prepare! Now that I knew I had been a bit ambitious to think that I would be able to teach for another 10 weeks (yeah right!), I decided to chop it down to just the 6 weeks. That in ...
Choosing a Pole School

Choosing a Pole School

If you are wondering about joining pole dance classes and are faced with different options from different schools, CHOOSE YOUR POLE SCHOOL CAREFULLY. As with most things, prices vary – but this is not to say one school is better than another, what is MORE important are things like value for ...
Splits Training Exercises – Felix Cane Style!

Splits Training Exercises – Felix Cane Style!

These stretches were advised specifically upon the request of Candy & Chrome by Felix Cane, world Champion Pole Dancer. Candy & Chrome believe that stretching before and after pole dancing is essential, especially if you are hoping to achieve the splits.  That’s why we asked World ...
How to take care of your X-Pole

How to take care of your X-Pole

A basic guide to looking after your shiny new x-pole!  ‘HOW TO’… Release a jammed X-Joint (new range X-Poles) Although the new range X-Poles (which include the new X-Joints instead of the screw threads) are an improved version of the older model and eliminate all the below issues ...

Cooling-Down after Pole Dancing

What is ‘Cooling-Down’? The purpose of warming-up is to prepare the body for rigorous activity, whereas cooling-down is to assist in recovery and to bring the body back to a pre-workout state.  ...

Zoraya & Nic Judd…Zoraya

Perfect Strength.  Perfect Balance.  Perfect Grace. Zoraya Judd – what can I say about her?  She just takes my breath away!  I think Sally Ann said it best when she welcomed us all to the Zoraya masterclass … I don’t do masterclasses, but I do Zoraya!  This will probably be the ...

Zoraya & Nic Judd…Nic

Meet the Judds…. I was super excited about doing this interview as it’s a rare kind (absolutely nothing to do with Nic being an outrageously hunky hottie!). Usually I just interview the superstar but the Judds are unique because they are very much a team. Zoraya is the talent for sure, ...

Jess Leanne Norris…

Teen Pole Queen and our 2011 Miss Pole Dance These days, people can’t strike a conversation about pole dancing in the UK without naming ‘Jess Leanne Norris‘ straight from the off, whether you are in the industry, a newbie learner, or even just Joe public. Why??? Well, she is this ...

Our Pole Dance Wear featured on the Aerial Amy Blog!

  Yey I feel famous! The lovely Aerial Amy has featured our little clothing range on her pole dance blog! I am doing a give away for her readers, so if you are not a reader yet – I SUGGEST YOU BECOME ONE IMMEDIATELY! Amy’s blog has been a great inspiration and resource for me, ...

All Wales Pole Championships 2012

The AWPC 2012 …. By Candy & Chrome ...

Becca Butcher Masterclass

  Candy & Chrome girls are invited to come and learn from Becca. Hosted by my pal Sonia at Penny Black in Wrexham (don’t worry – I’ll do lifts), Candy & Chrome students are invited to come and have a masterclass featuring Becca Butcher. ...
Candy & Chrome Pole Dancing in the Chester Chronicle 12/01/12

Candy & Chrome Pole Dancing in the Chester Chronicle 12/01/12

Dance yourself fitter for 2012 … Women are being given a helping hand getting fit this new year with a series of free pole dancing classes.  Between Tuesday Jan 17th and Sunday Jan 29th, Chester pole dancing company Candy & Chrome, run by Amy Butterworth of Penyffordd nr Broughton, will ...

Jess Leanne Norris Masterclass

Your chance to train with Miss Pole Dance UK 2011! On Sunday the 27th of November, 1-3pm, Jess Leanne Norris will be at the Lovespin studio.  The masterclass is 2 hours long and suitable for all levels.  It costs just £46.50 which is very reasonable for a masterclass and there are some spaces left ...

Candy & Chrome on the PDC website again!

The PDC write an article about the Candy & Chrome Charity Abseil… Attention girlies: We have made it onto the pages of the fabulous PDC website again, this time with our crazy abseil.  To view the article, click HERE. ...

Candy & Chrome pole dancing Chester reaches Level 2 status…

  ‘ In general,  Level 2 instructors should exemplify excellence in teaching quality and have extensive pole fitness industry experience.’ FANTASTIC NEWS… Amy (Tiny), our principal instructor at Candy & Chrome pole dancing Chester has reached Level 2 PDC Instructor status! ...

All Wales Pole Championships Review….

Review of The  All Wales Pole Championships 2011     By Amy (Tiny) of Candy & Chrome Pole Dance www.candy-chrome.co.uk Please CLICK HERE to read our full review of this event. ...

Young Business Woman of the Year Award…

Network She Business Awards 2010…. Candy & Chrome is awarded position of ‘Finalist’ for the ‘Young Business Woman of the Year’ award! ...

Candy & Chrome article featured on the PDC’s magazine again!

Oh yes!  We’re on fire here!  The lovely folk at the PDC have once again featured our work in their magazine pages.  That’s the second time within a week they have featured one of our pole dancing articles…..rock and roll! You can view the article via the PDC website HERE. ...

Pole Dance Community website features our work…

We are happy to announce that another one of our fabulous interviews has made it onto the pole dance community’s website!   Click HERE to view the article! ...
Candy & Chrome pole dancing in the Chester Chronicle, 13/01/11

Candy & Chrome pole dancing in the Chester Chronicle, 13/01/11

Get fit with free Pole Dancing … Candy & Chrome of Chester pole dance school is offering free open day trials for ladies to come and try the sport as a new fitness regime for 2011. ...

Candy & Chrome pole dancing of Chester in the Flintshire Evening Leader, 11/01/2011

ON A ROLL!  What a fabulous piece the guys at the Evening Leader have done for us here!  Excellent job guys!  I am so happy with this I had to share it so please, click on the image to see the full article. ...
Candy & Chrome pole dancing in Yattar Yattar magazine, Winter 2010/11 issue

Candy & Chrome pole dancing in Yattar Yattar magazine, Winter 2010/11 issue

We are proud to announce that we have been featured in Yattar Yattar magazine!  In the Winter 2010/11 issue, page 41. Yattar Yattar is the new glossy lifestyle magazine for Wales, The Northwest and The Marches.  It is exciting, unique and fun and with the largest readership for a regional title in ...

Candy & Chrome article in Network SHE Magazine

Network SHE Magazine, Issue 4 Front Cover and article below. ...

Candy & Chrome in the Evening Leader Live!

Yippee!  Our latest event has been featured on the Evening Leader Live’s website!  Click on the link below to see it! Candy & Chrome Pole Dancing in the Evening Leader – Chester, North Wales & Cheshire ...

Pole Passport (AAP) – Everything you need to know

What is it? Good 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 ...

Burlesque Beat

Who is it by?: ‘Mr Burlesque’ aka Rodney James Who is it for?:Anyone interested in learning the art of modern Burlesque Costs: Around £23 Buy at: Dance Fitness Institute Candy & Chrome Rating: ****  4 out of 5 stars Fabulous Fabulous Fabulous…no pole though ...

Felix Cane…

Bio of a World Champion Pole Dancer Before discovering her passion for pole dancing, Felix was schooled extensively as a dancer firstly in Perth, from the age of 11 until the age of 15, when she moved to London where she continued to study many forms of dance, but predominantly contemporary and ...

Funny Photo

I just felt the need to share this photo of two of our Candy & Chrome MENTALISTS on a night out, getting mileage out of their skills! ...

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

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