An awesome highlight from Hong Kong’s contribution to World Pull Up day on the island side. Check http://www.worldpullupday.com for updated scores worldwide and see if we set the world record or not! Here are my chin ups: In the mean time, I’m gonna enjoy doing some shopping 🙂 Thank you Street Workout Hong Kong team…

A Useful Guide to Understanding Your Friendly Pole Dancer

This is a repost of Shimmy’s Pole Diary‘s blogpost, which I found so entertaining and quite true 😉 So for those out there who struggle to understand us Pole Dancers, Pole Athletes, Pole Lovers….. perhaps this may help. Peace & Love, Ems +++ —>  There have been a few of those Shit Pole Dancers Say…

Saudi Women Approved For Olympics In London

Read the news on this and just had to share it, IT’S ABOUT FREAKIN TIME! Excerpt from Hardbody.com Women of Saudi Arabia have never been allowed to compete in the Olympics but that may all change at this year’s Olympic Games. Saudi Arabia along with Qatar and Brueni have never sent women to the Olympic…

Pole Talk on NTV 7 “Bella”

This morning, we were invited on “Bella” to talk about why is it difficult for some people to stick to exercise regimes and what are some ways we can keep our workouts fun and interesting.  I was more than happy to talk about one of my passions with Viva Vertical 😀 Adam Tan came on…

Perception of POLE Dancing

What do you visualize when you see this photo? . . . . How do you visualize the people who USE the apparatus in the photo above? To most of you, them may Pole users look like this… . . . . Those who express what we call “smirks” on their faces may visualize this…

Christmas was HOT

Missed our workshops and themed classes in December? Don’t miss my Valentine’s Workshop “SEDUCE” ! Get in touch HERE    

Classes on Alternative Exercises

January’s class schedule is up for Viva Vertical Malaysia! Be sure to LIKE the Facebook page for first hand updates on promotions and news 🙂 STAGE Studio @ Jln Yap Ah Shak MONDAY 11:00 am – 12:00 noon ExoticPole 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Lyrical Jazz 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Aerial Arts (Silk Beg)…

All Ladies Christmas Party

One of those rare times where we “demanded” all workshop participants come dressed in holiday themed costumes – and you know what, it really made the atmosphere more merry and cheery! *note to self, don’t hold back from buying more costumes* We had two levels of Pole & Chair Dance workshop on 17 December at…

Burlesque Show for La Senza Pin Up Store Launch

La Senza Malaysia opened a Pin Up concept store at 1 Utama Shopping Center on November 3rd! Being a fan of lingerie shopping, I felt like a little girl in a candy store. (I do admit I’ve shopped there 3 times already since they re-opened that shop 0_0 ) Anyway, I performed a burlesque number…

Are You Skinny Fat?

Fitness professionals in Malaysia (or in Asia generally) get bombarded with negativity in women and weight training. Here’s what I think: Ladies -Unless whomever you’re talking to has education in how the body works, why are you listening to them? Those little 4KG dumbells are NOT going to make you look like Mr Olympia! You…