A Push For Pole Dancing at the Olympics

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Will you Pole Dancing make it to the Olympics? Pole dancing‘s bad rep as it’s been linked to the “stripper” underground world and hasn’t seen light–or been given credit in the U.S.–whom is years behind Europe in the Pole Dance world.

Pole dancing shouldn’t have to have a bad rep and be kept out of the Olympics because of it, especially when a routine like that would take years of experience. Pole dancing is good exercise; it requires incredible strenght and …Full Article Here

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No Pole Dancing at the Grammy’s?

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If you saw last night’s Grammy Awards you may have noticed over the 3+ hour event that there wasn’t any pole dancing!

We saw outrageous outfits, Gaga this & Gaga that, Pink pulled off a Cirque bit–but no pole dancing.

Isn’t the art of pole dance on every celebs brain right now? Hasn’t pole fitness spiked interest into Oprah, 8 shows worth? Does Brooke Hogan and Miley Cyrus spring life into the tabloids and TMZ–keeping parents pissed that their young ones would want to “stripper pole dance”?

To me, I figure that the Grammy’s are notorious for being edgy and pushing the envelope–but for as outrageous as the show was, unfortunately the art of pole dance didn’t get a nod.

I believe it’s time to see this regularly on American television as we are 2-3 years behind Europe when it comes to the popularity of pole dance. Maybe if we weren’t so crude….or uneducated, we’d see more people accept an art that is simply not stripping.

We can only hope that it will reach the Olympics soon and get the cred it really deserves. What do you think?

And as for the Grammy’s…well, better luck next year–

Just-U-Fitness Does Pole Dance Class in Nebraska

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Found this fitness studio in Fremont, NE and they offer pole dancing classes for any of you that live in that area…

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Three years ago, Jake and Brenda Sweet introduced their private fitness studio. Taking a leap of faith in an uncertain ma…

Pole Dancing For Beginners

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In the world of bloggers and dancers many put their two cents in when it comes to the art of pole dancing.

Getting into the art of pole dancing, physically, is different. Here Christina Angelacos at InnerRewards.com gives a little bit on Pole Dancing for beginners:

Always wondered what happens in a Pole Dancing class? The exercise helps to calm my brain in a different way…I’m stronger and more limber with every class. The relaxed, encouraging atmosphere gives me the freedom to connect with my inner woman. I can’t encourage enough women to attend these classes–They are wonderful! Read More…

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