A good pole dance warm up includes several pilates-like movements. As graceful and elegant as pilates can be, injuries still happen.
This article on Six Ways to Prevent Pilates-Related Injuries explains what you can do to prevent injuries, including:
- Make sure you’ve got good posture and are doing the movements correctly even if you can’t do them comletely
- Remember to breathe
- Have good form when laying on your mat
- Keep your movements smooth and controlled
- Follow a good movement flow