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pole dancing

A style of dancing in which the dancer uses a vertical pole fixed to the ground and ceiling as part of their dance routine, often by twirling and swinging around it. Though traditionally performed as erotic entertainment while nude or partially clothed, such dancing is also done for fitness or fun. I know my parents wouldn't have approved if they knew I got a job pole dancing to pay for college, so I just told them I was waiting tables. I really love pole dancing. It's a great workout, and it lets me express myself in really liberating ways.
See also: dance, pole

pole dancing

n. sexually stimulating erotic dancing and writhing around a metal pole, onstage, before a largely male audience. I didn’t have the body for a career in pole dancing, so I became a house painter.
See also: dance, pole
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She said: "We aim to make pole dancing accessible to university students of any age, shape, size, gender or ability.
The 26-year-old first encountered the concept when she completed a pole dancing course in Bristol earlier in the year.
And pole dancing classes run by fitness instructors are now popular around the world.
"Pole dancing is completely in-appropriate for children, let alone those under the age of five, because it comes with too many risks.
I have great banter with Abi Titmuss winding her up and it's wonderful." Pole dancing isn't without its mishaps.
It's a women thing, as five very different women struggle hilariously to conquer pole dancing for a Charity event to raise awareness and money for breast cancer.
The advert, which includes a picture of a woman twirling around a pole, is headed, "Try Pole Dancing - Women and under 16s".
A spokeswoman said: "Pole dancing has been an increasing fitness craze over the past few years and classes have become widespread in gyms across the UK.
"I think we only needed to get over 20 people so we've smashed it for sure," said Miss Coates, from Waltham Abbey in Essex and founder of pole dancing school Vertical Dance.
There was not a bikini-clad beauty in sight at Pole Cats, the first studio in the Midlands to teach the general public pole dancing.
Pole dancing was once confined to the stages of lap dancing clubs, but now ultra trendy Brit packers like model Kate Moss, Sadie Frost and Zoe Ball have all had their own poles installed at home.
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ANGRY viewers yesterday slammed daytime TV show This Morning for showing young girls pole dancing in the studio.
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Members of the University of Warwick's Pole Dancing Society - which includes men and women - will show off their skills for an entire day non-stop - and their efforts could even land them a world record.