Preventing injuries during your pole workout

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