Dance Pole Safety

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Dance pole safety and injury prevention are becoming hot topics with more and more people taking up pole dancing as a way to get fit and have fun.

There's lots to cover with this topic, so Your Pole Pal has broken down the information for you into different sections. Just click to read more about . . .

Dance Pole Safety Tips

pole dance safety tips

These 6 simple tips will help you avoid injuries by learning about basic safety practices.

Every student of pole dance should know and practice these recommendations. Instructors, are you promoting these in your classes to help keep your students safe?

Learn what to do and what NOT to do for a safer pole dance experience. Plus, watch a short video on how to load test your equipment to ensure it's safe before every use.

Safety Gear for Pole Dancing

If you're thinking safety, you'll want to know about these items...

  • Crash mats to soften hard landings
  • Grip aids to improve your "stick factor"
  • Sexy "gloves" that double as pole burn prevention

These are just a few items that can help make your workout safer. Read more about them and find out what you need to help ensure your safety.

Reduce Your Risk of Injuries

Reduce your risk of serious injury by following three basic principles.

This short article explains:

  • WHY a warm up is important

  • HOW body awareness can help you stay safe while you learn

  • WHEN to give it a rest and call it quits for the day.

Check out this quick read that can help you enjoy your pole dancing sessions more by keeping injuries at bay.

Help for Common Injuries

common pole dancing injuries

Injured? Get help for the most common types of injuries, from pole burn to strains and sprains. These simple self-treatment methods can help you feel better faster.

You'll learn some basic first aid principles and how to apply them to pole dance injuries. Plus, get tips for injury prevention, as well as suggestions to help you recover and avoid further injuries.

Pole-Specific Safety

In addition to the general dance pole safety and injury information above, Your Pole Pal also has lots of pole-specific tips for you.

Each type of pole (friction fit, platform, etc) has its own unique safety concerns, and understanding your pole's potential pitfalls is important to ensuring your safety. To find out what you need to know about safety for your specific type of pole, just click the applicable link below.

Platform Pole

Friction Mount Pole

Removable Pole

Portable Pole

Permanent Pole

Rotating Pole


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Plus Size Pole

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