Pole dancing is a grind. It's not just a job anymore, it's also a regular fitness routine for many women who don’t wear lucite-stacked heels and body glitter to the office.
But as with any form of amateur gymnastics, the risk of painful -- and hilarious -- incidents can be high.
The 32 pole dancers in the video above learned that lesson the hard way. Thankfully none of them sustained serious injury, though sadly we can’t say the same for some of the poles.