Miss September 2016: Dara
Occupation: Office Manager at DOL
Your motto or favorite quote: Be kind! Everyone is fighting a battle you know nothing about! – AND – Words are like weapons, use them wisely!
How long have you been pole dancing at Divine? 2 years and 1 month
Did you have any previous dance or fitness training before starting pole? A little kickboxing…and Jazzercise!
What made you decide to take pole dancing classes? I was looking for something new to try and saw the Groupon deal.
Favorite class? (spins, inversions, or boudoir), and why? My favorite class is Boudoir for sure! It’s freeing and you can work out the stuff in your brain! And, then there’s the stripping. Ha.
What is it that you LOVE about pole dancing at Divine? Dancing at Divine makes me feel sexy and confident!
Platforms or legwarmers? Legwarmers!
What are you currently working on technically? My spins (momentum) and climbing!
What are you working on artistically? Transitions from pole to floor and floor to pole.
What is your favorite move? Straight leg spin on spinny pole.
What is in your pole bag (ex: grip aid, journal, etc)? Girly Grip and Mighty Grip, leg warmers, and my sparkly, red pumps
Do you have a favorite song to pole dance to? It’s a tie! Booty Wurk by T-Pain and Let Me See The Booty by The Dream
We LOVE music at Divine. What 3 songs would be featured on the soundtrack to YOUR life, and why?
1. Time Of Your Life by Greenday — I’ve been blessed with a great life and Perfect (if I do say so myself) children
2. I’ll Be There For You by Rembrandts — Family first!
3. More Than Words by Extreme —Actions mean more than what you say
Guilty pleasure: Sausage gravy and biscuits!!
Final Question: Any inspirational advice you would like to share with new polers? Don’t give up!! Whatever you’re struggling with now you will be doing before you know it!