Flair Candy

your daily dose of sweets

Stellar on Broadway Year 3

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Events, Featured, Pole Dancing

Stellar on Broadway Year 3

This is it!  It’s my 3rd time to do Stellar!  Stellar is our Pole summer show recital hosted by our Pole Studio – Polecats Manila.  Every year, The students get to showcase their pole tricks and talent – changing the way you view pole dancing.

I have been doing pole for 2 years and all I can say is, this is one thing I’m not giving up on my life.  It keeps me happy, it doesn’t bore me, it challenges me every time.  It gives me that certain confidence that nothing is impossible!

Here are a few photos of our Stellar on Broadway Year 3 photographed by Jun Reynales.

Our host for the night, Jamie Wilson

80 something recitalists


Me (doing jade split) and my doubles partner Kiara (standing on top of me)

We danced to the music of R.E.N.T. “Take me out tonight”

Sheng Belmonte performing “Mundo’y Entablado / Pakpak at Belo” from Katy the Musical

Silk and Hoop performance by Kayleen, Amaya and Mara

dancing to “Falling Slowly” from “Once”

Striptease number “Be Italian” from Nine

The Tigers dancing to “Grease”

Last but not the least, Polecats Manila dancing to “Cell Block Tango” from Chicago

Other songs we performed:

“Nicest Kids in Town” Hairspray

“Big Spender” Sweet Charity

“One Night Only” Dream Girls

“Please Mr. Jailer” Cry Baby

“Bend and Snap” Legally Blonde

“Mein Herr” Cabaret

“Time Warp” Rocky Horror Picture Show

A peek of what’s happenin’ backstage 😛

To friends who watched my show finally! Mica and Maki <3

and of course, to happiness <3 my boyfriend Matt

I finally have an inspiration to continue dancing ^_^

Thank you for braving the traffic and all just to watch me :) thank you for the cupcakes and Daffy

Thank you to our sponsors and media partners!






Bayani Brew

Mister Donut

Nestle Fruit Selection

Nestle Fitnesse




One Sport mag

Read More

Happy Anniversary Polecats Manila!

Posted by on Oct 18, 2012 in Events, Pole Dancing, Sports

Happy Anniversary Polecats Manila!

You want to know how I learned Pole?


I learned from the best!




Polecats Manila is Turning 3 Years Old!

Polecats Manila 3rd Year Anniversary

On November 3, 2012, Polecats Manila will be celebrating their 3rd year of pole love!

They will have an invite-only show (they are not selling tickets) that will happen on November 3, 7pm at Teatrino, Promenade Mall, Greenhills!

No tickets for sale, but they are giving away invites!  Check their Facebook to see how you and your friends can win invitations to this intimate event.  See you!


Polecats Manila

Official Website:  polecatsmanila.com

Facebook:  facebook.com/PolecatsManila

Twitter:  @polecatsmanila

Youtube:  youtube.com/polecatsmanila


With Intermediate 2 Pole Kittens during our Stellar Year 2 photoshoot


and me on the day of the show itself Smile


Polecats Manila

Official Website: polecatsmanila.com

Facebook: facebook.com/PolecatsManila

Twitter: @polecatsmanila

Youtube: youtube.com/polecatsmanila

Read More

Capital G Music, Dance, Pole and More!

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 in Dance, Entertainment and Lifestyle, Events, Pole Dancing, Sports

Capital G Music, Dance, Pole and More!

Thank you Eli, Chelo and Capital G for inviting me to your summer show!


with Eli and Chelo Abstrid

Watching the show made me want to attend hip hop classes again coz that’s what my comfort, feel-good dance!

Check out Capital G’s new schedule for off-summer season.  This may change so just check their official Capital G Facebook Page.

They currently have a promo of P100 per dance class every Monday (not applicable to pole) and get a free class if you purchase worth P1000!

Q York opened the night!


The students performed per class!


Finally, the pole dancers!


Pole dance instructors Janina and Jamaica who are also friends with Polecats Manila



The Philippine All Stars for the finale


Curtain call





Read More

X-Pole Unboxing: Meet Loki

Posted by on Mar 7, 2012 in Featured, Pole Dancing, Sports

X-Pole Unboxing: Meet Loki

WOOHOO!!! I cannot contain my excitement as I unbox my Pole.  For a while I had to think of a name for my Pole.  At first I thought of Van Gogh.  To name it after a great artist with a taste of rough beauty and with personal issues himself.  But nevertheless, a genius for his works.  Pole opened my right side of the brain.  My creativity.  I think Van Gogh is a great name, but maybe not for a pole. :)

A pole name needs to be bad-ass and in my case, simple but rockin’  So I had to choose the Marvel supervillain LOKI (or that Norse god).  The god of mischief.  Arch-enemy of THOR. #geekmode 


I tried to shape my body with my new pole to look like LOKI’s signature headpiece :)

I have been a fan of Loki’s character.  Not his evil deeds, but his determination to do what he wants to be done.  He’s a SUPER GENIUS!  He is smart enough to always almost take down the Avengers!  (Of course, in every story, good must win)  Imperfect world.  Even superheroes have the right to bleed and be imperfect.  Even Superman almost destroyed the universe.  All supervillains have also gone through some rough patch down their history.  Or in mysterious ways for the Joker.. as no one really knows about his past.  

Anyway, LOKI is bad-ass.  He is not as popular of a villain as Lex Luthor but I’m glad you finally all met him in the movie Thor.

He’s quite handsome too… well, this is Tom Hiddleston as Loki.


unboxing my pole…


Impatient kitty.

Chase is curious.


I ordered my pole from Polecats Manila


I just followed the video tutorial they have on X-Pole US.

As far as I know, X Poles are the safest (or one of the safest) poles you can use.

Can you believe I mounted Loki all by myself :)  #proud


Now here are some test photos 😛

Did a few tricks to test it :)


Some elbow stand variation

I think this is called a scorpion.


Another elbow stand / head stand variation.



and of course… the Superman :)


The pole is new so it is a bit slippery @__@

anyway, Happy DANCE!!!

Check out my Pole Diary!


Read More

Curves Fitness Circuit Training, Body Fat and Calorie Diet

Posted by on Feb 17, 2012 in Pole Dancing, Sports

Curves Fitness Circuit Training, Body Fat and Calorie Diet


I am now dedicated to getting fit.  My Goal is to have the body fat of an Athlete!  My ACE % is now at 25% (demn you buffets!)  Just cause I think of myself as an athlete, that’s my goal.  At least bring it down to 20% for the 1st quarter of the year.


My tools for daily calorie count: I use the My Fitness Pal app for Android which you can download also for iPad/iPhone.  If you don’t have any of this, you can log in online http://www.myfitnesspal.com

My goal is to maintain 1200 calories a day.


My exercise routine:

At least 3x a week at Curves

Pole at least 2x a week at Polecats Manila


harrrrrrrrrrr! I can do this!

Read More

Sassa Activewear

Posted by on Oct 7, 2011 in Fitness, Health, Pole Dancing, Sports

Sassa Activewear

Ever since I discovered Pole Dancing, my life changed.  It affected me in so many ways that it even cured my quarter-life crisis drama.

I started Pole-dancing by mid April of this year.  And until now, I dedicate 2 – 3 one-hour class every week for pole training!  Dancing has been my first love (career wise).  If ever I could do something forever that would be dancing!

I’m happy that I have advanced from Beginners 1 to Beginners 2… and just yesterday, I have advanced to Intermediate class :)  I have never felt this strong in my life!  I really feel that I can do so much more with this new strength I have.  I can carry my own stuff now, my back hurts less and for some reason, I don’t get grumpy anymore!

Part of discovering this new hobby is discovering new outfits to fit my sport.

I am pretty active when it comes to sports.  I run, surf, pole dance, longboard skateboard, I used to cheerdance – ahh and I drive like an F1 driver (as if! lol I mean karting).

Sassa Activewear

I was so happy to discover that there are affordable stylish pieces that I can own from Sassa!  Most of the pieces that they have also serve a lot of purposes.

For example this piece that I just owned…

I can wear it for pole-dancing, running (with extra sports bra for support) and surfing!!!

Top is only at P309.75

Shorts P289.75

Intermediate class, here I come!

Add Sassa on Facebook


Sassa Activewear carries swimwear and sports/activewear for ladies all year round. Available in major department stores nationwide such as The Landmark, Makati & Trinoma; Robinsons Department Stores, Metro Gaisano Market! Market! and other stores all over the country.

Read More

Tretorn Nylite Project Contest – Wear Them Your Way!

Posted by on Sep 10, 2011 in Fashion, Featured, Pole Dancing, Sports

Tretorn Nylite Project Contest – Wear Them Your Way!

So here’s my story.  I just got back from a shoot at GMA and I was like “so sayang my makeup! let me do a photoshoot”… Then it rained T___T but you know what they say, when life throws you lemons, make lemonade.  And that’s exactly what I did.  When the rain got lighter, I went out of the house, made use of the gloomy weather and ta-da!

thanks to my boy for helping me take this photo…

and after a few hours, I had pole class.  I wanted to climb the pole with it :)

Thanks to Mommy Tricia, and my other polemates for helping me take this photo :)

You turn my whole world upside down!

Now it’s your turn!

Wear them your way and join this contest!



How To Join?

Call for entries are being done through Facebook (www.facebook.com/tretorn) and through all Tretorn retail locations (Tretorn Galleria, Rockwell Powerplant Mall and all Res|Toe|Run stores where Nylites are 10% off)


Contest Period?

September 1 – 30, 2011


What To Do?

1. Style Yourself wearing your classic Nylite shoes!
2. Take a creative photo of yourself… emphasis on creative!
3. Send your photo to: [email protected] with a short caption within the contest period!



All photos will be judged based upon the following scale:

Score from Top Bloggers [40%]
Overall Impression [20%]
Creativity [20%]
Originality [20%]
All entries will be posted on www.facebook.com/tretorn


The Prize?

Winning Photo Will Be Announced October 14, 2011. Winner will receive:

Winning Photo Featured Internationally on www.thenyliteproject.com!

PhP10,000.00 in Cash!

PhP 5,000.00 in Tretorn Gift Checks!


Good luck guys! Have fun with your Nylites!

Read More

Circuit 360 Fitness Club Opening in Makati

Posted by on Aug 1, 2011 in Fitness, Health, Pole Dancing

Circuit 360 Fitness Club Opening in Makati

Circtuit 360 Fitness Club is finally open in Makati!

Coaches introduced the new layout of the circuit, plus an added weight station (not sure how to call it) and of course, their dance studio which would include pole dancing to be taught by the polecats.

The new branch in Makati is on 7th floor Dolmar Gold Tower, C. Palangca st., Legaspi Village, Makati.

I heard from my boyfriend who had a Taylor Lautner-like transition (from skinny to bulky), that free weights have more advantages than machines – well at least for him.  Free weights use more muscles and it’s total body workout at its best.

The Polecats’ Performance at Circuit 360 Fitness Club Makati Opening

Coaches demonstrated the different levels of the circuit

More free weights, a really huge tire and bench press for your muscle building needs :)

More photos:



Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer



360 Fitness Club Makati
7/f Dolmar Gold Tower, C. Palanca St., Legaspi Village, Makati City
0917-5600360; 5777807

360 Fitness Club Ortigas
13th floor, Strata 100, F. Ortigas Jr. Ave, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
0917-8600360; 9409575

To check out Pole Dancing Class Schedules in Makati and Ortigas, check out http://polecatsmanila.com

*Pole dance classes at 360 Fitness Club Makati will start Aug 8, every Monday and Wednesday, 6-7pm. Call or text 360 at 0917-8600360 to reserve a slot. 

Read More

Dress of the Day

Posted by on Jun 3, 2011 in Entertainment and Lifestyle, Fashion, Movies & TV, Personal, Pole Dancing, Sports, Wardrobe

Dress of the Day

Hannah Villasis

*can you see the bruise on my right leg >.< other

After Pole class, I rushed to watch X-men First Class!

All I can say is, you have to watch it!  The movie is dubbed by reviewers and critics as the best Marvel ever made so far! I won’t give any spoilers but do enjoy the movie over the weekend yah?

I had to put on some cologne, baby powder to freshen up and a blooming dress!  It’s so hot in Manila and it feels like it’s either summer or typhoon season @_@

oh yeah, and after a month and a half of pole class, I can finally do this:


But of course, I need to practice more for more awesome stuff… the Polecats teachers are super awesome as well as my fellow Pole Kittens (students)!  We give each other tips, we share stories and encourage each other ^_^ yaye to the new friendship! I love you guys *cyberhugzzz*

Read More

Stellar: Polecats Manila Recital

Posted by on May 27, 2011 in Art & Photography, Celebrities, Dance, Entertainment and Lifestyle, Events, Featured, Pole Dancing, Sports

Stellar: Polecats Manila Recital

*because stars are meant to shine :)

I am inviting everyone to our Pole Recital “Stellar” on June 4 2011, 7pm at Teatrino Theater and Bar, Greenhills.

We just had our general rehearsal yesterday night – and OH EM GEE! You would want to watch this show that won’t happen again (probably in the next 6 months to a year).  We all worked hard on this and the performances are AWESOME to the hundredth power!

Come and watch us defy gravity!  Students will perform, plus special performances and of course the Polecats too! It will WOW you like CRAZY! I’m not even exaggerating 😛

And the tickets are only at P500! Which to me is worth much more than that, you wouldn’t see this anywhere!

When In Manila is also a partner! and some of my friends who did this music video will do lights and video documentation!

I’m so excited and I hope I will see you there!

Check out Polecats Manila official website for more details!

Read More

My Makeup and Costume for Pole Recital Photoshoot

Posted by on Apr 30, 2011 in Announcements, Art & Photography, Cosplay, Entertainment and Lifestyle, Featured, Music, Pole Dancing

My Makeup and Costume for Pole Recital Photoshoot

I can say I’m a late bloomer.  I mean, I could have done all these things earlier – dancing, makeup, fashion and sewing!  But instead, I took a route to the corporate world first.  Not that I regretted ever studying Accounting and working for a corporation… I think all of that was meant to be and I enjoyed the journey I took and the people I’ve met along the way (which also incidentally prompted me to start my blog).  At least, no one can say I’m a dumb bimbo now coz I have proof – I’m a licensed CPA baby! but meh, I discovered that I wanted to do more things other than corporate.  I have used the left side of my brain and used it well, it is time for me to use my right brain :)


I knew I had to finally do this since I need to do my own makeup for my TV show Tek Tok TV.   I took a one-day personal makeup training with Cielo Frontreras.  If you see me and how I do my makeup now from time to time and you like it – that’s thanks all to Cielo!  I also watched Michelle Phan’s tutorials on YouTube from time to time 😛


To be honest, I haven’t sewn in more than 10 years already.  I studied sewing in high school as a side subject.

I knew I also needed to buy one because I have been dying to “create” and sew my own dresses.  I often get frustrated at going around malls and not finding what I want!

One day, thanks to my Google Adsense earnings, I boldly bought a sewing machine!  I didn’t even know at that time if I can sew again.  But what the heck, I tried making my Akazukin Cha Cha costume and I was doing fine!  Not the best tailoring, but good enough to start with (on me making my own costumes).

I don’t know how to make patterns though! >.< Which is a very important factor in sewing!  I tried trying to find online video tutorials, but sadly, I find their explanations to complicated.  I NEED to go to a school soon.  But how did I survive sewing my costumes even without me having any knowledge on pattern making?  I will share that secret in a bit!


Fashion School

Fashion and sewing go together!  I love dressing up!  but I don’t only love styling myself, I also think I have many ideas that would only be materialized if I sew them myself.

Luckily, I met a new friend at my Pole Dance Classes that helped me find a Fashion School I’m going to attend soon!


Pole Dancing!

I have always been a dancer.  But I stopped when I was taking my Accountancy course in College.  Biggest regret in my life! I shouldn’t have stopped dancing!  But it’s never too late to dance again and I would like to thank the Polecats for inviting me once to try their class and ladies and gents… I am now hooked… hooked on a pole – I’m in love!

We will have a recital soon on June 4.  Can you believe it? I’m going to perform and dance again! This is awesome!  Dancing and performing is just one thing I would love to do for life!



I just got home from our Pole Class Recital Photo Shoot.  and yaye, I did my own makeup (proud of myself that I can do this on my own now THANK GOODNESS!) and I tailored my own shorts for this since I couldn’t find any glittery shorts in the mall.


Pole Dance Recital Photoshoot

my goal was to look like Dita Von Teese (at least the makeup part)

I can’t do my own hair that well yet, so I took my wig and voila!




While doing my pants… sewed these myself!



remember how I managed to sew without knowing how to make patterns…

well – I kind-of patterned it from one of the shorts I have at home 😛

I know, I know… I need to study pattern-making! >.<


Pole Dance Recital Photoshoot 1

This is me and my friend RJ. We will be dancing together! <3

Behind the set of our Photoshoot… it all happened quick! will post photos soon once they publish them!


Pole Dance Recital Photoshoot 2

had to cam-whore while I’m made-up… it took me like an hour to put on my makeup and stuff :)


So remember ladies (and gents if applicable), follow your dreams – NO EXCUSES!

If you don’t know how to do it – LEARN!  Be resourceful…

Trial and error you can make mistakes honeys, but remember to learn from it!

INVEST! and if you don’t have money yet – GOOGLE!


and if it won’t hurt much to try it and fail (relatively risk-free) just READY – FIRE – AIM! (contrary to Ready Aim Fire)

you don’t need to be prepared to reach your dreams or whatever it is you want in life… JUST DO IT! TRY! TRY! TRY!


3 years ago, I never imagined I would be doing all these…

oh, and if this helped you… spread the love! <3


Learn Pole Dancing with Polecats Manila!



FlairCandy <3

pole dance recital photoshoot 3

Read More

Pole Dancing Practice

Posted by on Apr 20, 2011 in Dance, Pole Dancing, Sports

Pole Dancing Practice


2nd Day.

Obviously, I need more practice! This is my second day of Pole Dancing classes and we are practicing for our recital. I needed to catch up with the other dancers :) Anyway, I’m so not graceful yet like the pole doesn’t like me AT ALL… but I’d like to document my dance daily so that I can track my own progress :)

I’m so glad I can climb the pole now and stay on one position… although not graceful >.< will work my way there!

Btw, my thighs felt like they got their cherry popped – whaddup it was so hard for me to walk properly lol. At least I know my muscles are working!

To know more about Pole Dancing and the Polecats, read here :)

Hannah Villasis Pole Dancing Pole Cats

Read More