A few months ago, I posted about my big, scary leap into the world of pole fitness. It started with a beginner pole class, and now I spend at least an hour, 6 days per week taking stretching, contortion, Pilates, dance, pole, aerial conditioning, and more at my amazing studio.
Pole fitness is equal parts intense workout and free-flowing fun. 18 months later and the workout and fun came together in the move I informally refer to as “Anna suspends herself in the air”…formally called the Split Grip.
So mastering the split grip isn’t terribly exciting when compared to all of the other stunts to come in my pole fitness future, but it was a huge move for me and my physical strength and coordination. Maybe, just maybe, I’ll look something like this: