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By Angela Perry | Vertical pole gymnastics

Pole dancing in Egypt becoming 'more popular'—not taboo

When Nouran Salah started pole dancing she didn't tell anyone, especially not her father.<p>In Egypt, she told Euronews, "everyone was surprised when I said I practised pole dancing. It was taboo".<p>When she eventually told him, he didn't understand the sport, but five years on he can see that it is her …

Here’s the story behind the pole-dancing robots everyone’s talking about at CES

Giles Walker made dancing robots as art. Now he’s been roped into the sex industry.<p>“I’m here to see the robot strippers?”<p>That was me, Monday night, walking into a Las Vegas strip club in hopes of finding one of the more bizarre forms of entertainment near the Strip: A pair of pole-dancing robots …

Care home hired pole dancers to put on show for elderly residents

Care homes have tried everything from art lessons to visiting children in an attempt to keep their residents occupied.<p>Now one home has gone a step further and introduced pole dancing as part of their entertainment programme.<p>Fairmile Grange organised the “inappropriate” activity, which is more …

Pole fitness challenge for Sport Relief 2018

Sport Relief 2018 is almost upon us and people around the UK are undergoing sporting challenges to raise money for charity.<p>BBC South's Ben Moore was challenged to complete a pole fitness routine with one of the UK's leading instructors and her seven-year-old daughter.<p>Emma Simmonds set up Pole …

Fitness

Will Pole Dancing be the next Olympic sport?

The fitness activity, which has traditionally been associated with strip clubs, could now be set to be unveiled on the biggest stage in international …

Pole fitness craze in brand new study

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Pole dancing under water? This is new for Toowoomba

TOOWOOMBA is now home to the first Acquapole class in Queensland.<p>TJ's Swim at the Baillie Henderson Hospital Grounds is the first pool in the state …

University of Western Australia's 'world-first' investigation into benefits of pole dancing

SHAME on you if you dismiss pole dancing as an activity that exists only to titillate bucks parties and lonely blokes.

Western Australia

Could pole dancing help you get fit in 2017?

Gyms are set to be swarmed with people kick starting their ‘new year, new me’ fitness routines from January, but a dancer in Nuneaton is offering a …

Take Back the Night: London Abused Women's Centre withdraws from annual march because of pole-fitness demonstration

A dispute over “pole fitness” has pushed a support group for women suffering abuse to withdraw from an event aimed at ending violence against …

Residents react to pole dancing float in holiday parade

Some locals have taken to social media to react to a float seen in the Christmas Holiday Parade this weekend in Jacksonville.<p>The backlash comes after …

Trainer uses pole fitness to help clients shed pounds, gain confidence

Disco lights shimmer against shadows dancing in darkness as music blasts through a sound system being blessed by the voice of Nina Simone.<p>“Birds …

From strip clubs to sports halls: the reinvention of pole dancing

Strength, endurance – and children – were all present at The World Pole Sports Championships over the weekend. But, given its seedy history, can the pole ever escape its stigma to become an Olympic sport?<p>‘It is,” says the man standing next to me, leaning on the railings and watching a woman spin …

10 things that happen during your first pole dancing class

<b>Go pole dancing they said, it’ll be fun they said.</b><p>It was one of those things that you always thought would be fun to try, and then you found yourself …

Centre Stage basking in the spotlight with Olympic ambitions

Watching 11-year-old pole sports phenom Paige Olson go through her complex and physically taxing routine in front of a panel of judges and a crowd of …

Pole dancing as a sport gains traction in SA

Cape Town, 06 October 2016 - Jump, twirl and slide.Three things thatll get you fit, believe it or not. The best part, you wont have to share your …

Feminism: Pole fitness demonstration axed, London Abused Women's Centre still won't march

The pole fitness demonstration has been nixed, but a London agency for abused women says it’s still boycotting the Take Back the Night rally.<p>The …

Pole dancing in Florence

Yes, pole dancing has become a widespread craze all over the boot, and even Florence has its share of places where you can experience the surprising …

Pole fitness, more than just dancing!

So how exactly do our bodies benefit from a pole fitness workout?<p><b>Burn calories burn.</b> It is estimated that a person can burn around 250 calories in …

Britain’s Got Talent: Alesha Dixon couldn’t get enough of this hunky pole dancer

Pole dancer Saulo Sarmiento got pulses racing on Britain’s Got Talent.<p>Handsome Saulo almost had judge Alesha Dixon reaching for her golden buzzer …

Sport News Alert; Looking for entertainment and a Workout/Fitness Program... Pole Fitness is different to Pole Dancing

The variety within life shouldn't be dismissed or thrown into the same basket simply due to mere similarity. <br>The fact is programming defines the …

‘Pole dancing saved my life’

One year later, Derham had dropped 32 kilograms and was sporting a new-found confidence — all thanks to pole dancing.<p>Derham is from Worthing in the …

Pole Fitness News & health alert; How do you feel about your pole studio, gym/fitness/weight-loss program...

Most of us are very passionate about the Pole Studio they regularly attend.<p>In our case we are also passionate about being pole gymnasts and not …

Viewers horrified over children’s pole-dancing morning TV segment

In a segment called ‘Is Pole Dancing Too Sexual for Children?’, hosts Rylan Clark and Ruth Langsford spoke to instructor Zoe Hardy, who said she …

Looking for Pole Fitness/Gym; Feet are the window to your physical soul...

We can be as strong as an athlete and yet still have issues with the stability of our joints. <br>This is due to our spine alignment (most commonly our …

Pole Fitness© News; Looking to improve your fitness for Soccer, Football, Netball, Basketball...

A motor skill is a function, which involves the 'precise movement' of muscles with the intent to perform a specific act. <br>Vertical pole gymnastics is …