Rise to the Male Pole Dancer (video)

male Pole Dancer on All Star Stages Portable Dance Pole

If anyone has ever had the time to experience Cirque Du Soleil then you know about those crazy male pole dancers scaling the wood poles like monkeys in many a set during the program.

But you never see male pole dancers in today’s world unless they are either, in a show like Cirque, or being made fun of on Jimmy Kimmel.

Now I welcome you to the rise of the male pole dance artist and we can start w/ a one Patryk Rybarski.

Thee pole dancer extraordinaire.

It’s been said that if pole dancing finally made it to the Olympics, male dancers would also attend to the sport. And due to the tremendous amount of upper body strength needed to really work that 50mm stainless or brass, one would need to be quite fit.

Fortunately for men, generally speaking, they have larger upper body frames to women, ultimately leaning into the idea that men could take over the sport w/ their abilities based on hefty upper body genetics.

This is not to say that women should not or do not lend to the creative space, it’s just to suggest that men are not all into watching other men on the pole unless they too were in competitive nature as athletes, artists, dancers–in which they would naturally accept it.

Either way, the time has come for the rise of the Male Pole Artist.

Patryk Rybarski, from Poland is defining that exactly.

Patryk Rybarski Pole Dancer

Only few before him (watch below).

The future is bold AND daring for the pole industry.

Make no mistake ladies, pole duo’s will be regular in the future. And the men will start poling right in to your local studio. Are we ready for co-ed pole dance classes?

Most likely the studios will create additional classes that have the ability to go co-ed as many a lady out there, especially as a beginner, is not interested in having the opposite sex stare at her first attempts to curtsy after a few bruises, bumps, and any ‘junk’ bouncing around the pole.

The men are coming. They want to pole dance. They want to duo.

Jungle Cat Long Time Male Pole Dancer

It’s just a matter of time.

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All Star Stages on “The Talk” on CBS T.V. Show

Producer’s over at CBS’s “THE TALK” report that an All Star Stages Portable Pole Dancing Stage/Pole has been assembled over on Stage 16 at the CBS Studios yesterday, as they prepared for a pole dancing segment to be filmed today and air tomorrow at 2 pm EST and 1 pm PST.

The Talk on CBS

The Talk on CBS

Guests on the episode to be filmed at 2 pm PST today will include Jamie Lee Curtis as a guest and it is unknown if she will have anything to do with the pole dancing segment.  It has also been said that the segment will feature a pole dancing “tween”.

Step back Miley and make room for the pole dance tween movement!  What’s a “tween”?  Usually a girl ages about 9-14…too old for toys, but too young for boys. Very easy to market to, will usually follow any fashion trend set for them, will most likely go through the phase of ‘finding themselves’ as they ‘grow up’.

Dark Knight by All Star Stages w/ 10'4" Dance Pole

Dark Knight by All Star Stages w/ 10’4″ Dance Pole

So set your DVR’s to record the episode of “The Talk” on CBS for Friday 10-22-10 and see the All Star Stages™ “Dark Knight” Portable Dance Stage and sporting the 10 ft 4 inch portable pole w/ the signature “access ball” that makes All Star Stages™ the top of the line commercial grade pole dance apparatus.

All Star Stages Does Pole Dancing In The Park NYC

This is what I have to come home to everyday!

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Pole in the Park™ in Union Square in NYC last week brought some of the best pole dancingt talent to the street.  Put on by the American Pole Fitness Association whom had teamed up w/ All Star Stages™ for an event that will go down in history as the first public pole dancing event.

All Star Stages along w/ Pole Spin Magazine and others wooed the crowed from 12-6 pm in Union Square which prompted Reuters among other media like NBC and NY Post to appear and report the news internationally.

Below you will find a collaboration of dance talent that appeared in Pole in the Park™.

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Pole In The Park™ Official Video Pole Dancing on Union Sq. NYC

Miss USA 2010 Rima Fakih Will NOT Lose Here Title Over Stripper Pics

2010 Winner of the Miss USA pageant whom later this month got her first taste of scandal when some racy photos leaked from a Michigan radio stations minutes after her win.

The photos show Fakih in some sort of Strip 101 type of contest that was allegedly done for promotional types of reasons to raise money for a non profit that the radio station was promoting.

Donald Trump, who owns the pageant, has come out and said that he didn’t see anything wrong w/ the pictures and will not be removing the Miss USA 2010 title from Fakih.

Rima Faqih Miss USA 2010 in Stripper 101 Pole Dancing Scandal …

The prizes she won included jewelry, gift cards, adult toys, and her own home stripper pole, but this gift set is nothing compared to salary ,New York City apartment, a crown whith precious stones and other benefit Faqih received when she became the first Arab-American Miss USA on Sunday evening. The scandal broke after a few hours Rima Faqih, … Subscription. You can subscribe by RSS feed or by e-mail to receive news updates and breaking stories. Subscribe to RSS feed …

Cooling Down After Pole Dancing ~ A MUST!

Pole dancer Rafaela Montanaro performing

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Many work on their stretching, many pole dancers work on their warmups. But what to do during the “cooling down” period after a pole dancing workout or routine?

As with any sport and activity/exercise, there is a way to play and a way not to. Such as it is w/ running: You don’t stop from running 10 miles and go lay on the couch–no no. You have to cool down. And ever so is that true with pole dancing exercise.

Our friends over at Candy and Chrome have put together a great post on the cooling down method after pole dancing as well as some important facts you may need to know to protect yourself from any injury.

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