Why not me?

Why not me? We have all at one time or another suffered from 'imposter syndrome'. Maybe you look around at others in the same line of work as you and think that you're not in their league and that you are out of your depth. Maybe you sometimes think that you should do something else rather than what you love because you're 'just not good enough'.Our minds can often work against us, coming up with so many excuses to prevent us doing what we want to do. I was a secondary school teacher, I had trained hard to become a teacher getting a degree in my late 30s, teacher training at 40 and I was a very good teacher, I loved my job. But then I went to my first Pole class at Tempest and everything changed. When I first bought Tempest Dance studio I was embarrassingly new to Pole so I said to everyone '...but I definitely won't be teaching'. I...
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6 Reasons to Cross Train!

6 Reasons to Cross Train!

6 Reasons to Cross Train! 1 - Injury Prevention Over use of certain muscles can happen if you focus solely on one thing - be it a move, a style or a sport. (That’s one of the reasons your instructors get you to work on both sides!) Cross training gives the body a chance to be challenged in new ways, work in new ways and create balance in your body. (more…)...
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