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A sensual form of exotic dancing more akin to gymnastics than dancing, which is performed around a fixed vertical pole in men’s clubs.
To do it well requires skill, strength, flexibility and endurance, not to mention a lean body, which is generally pearls before the boozy swine that frequent strip clubs, for whom the gymnastics are of less interest than the striptease, Go-Go, and/or lap dancing. Pole dancing (top image) is a form of exercise and can be used for aerobic and anaerobic workouts, also seen with Poles dancing (bottom image).
Injuries Falls, concussions, paralysis
Note: This is the most physically demanding form of exotic dancing and the most dangerous. It is ill-advised for those who are overweight, unfit, or who have had too much to drink, for whom the law of gravity is never repealed and horizontal surfaces rarely forgiving