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Pole Dancing For Dogs

Posted 01.18.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Bad economic times lead to more abandoned pets and Hurricane Sandy only made things worse. However, many homeless pets have some brand new advocates: ...

Russians, Ukranians Dominate World Pole Dancing Championship

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.12.2012 | Weird News

After Americans went to the polls, the rest of the world went to the poles -- for the World Pole Dancing Championships this past weekend in Zurich, S...

European Yoga Porn 'Cult' Establishes a U.S. Beachhead: Where Is the Outrage?

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 12.30.2012 | Crime
Stewart J. Lawrence

Defectors who have shared their testimonies, which form the basis of the criminal case that is still pending in Romania, say that MISA typically recruits young women, often still in their teens, with the promise of a better spiritual life.

Lucas Kavner

From Juilliard To A Strip Club | Lucas Kavner | Posted 10.01.2012 | Arts

Caity Gwin did everything a budding professional dancer is supposed to do. She studied ballet five days a week, all the way through high school. She w...

My Dirty Little Pole Dancing Secret

Nina Camp | Posted 10.17.2012 | Women
Nina Camp

In class, I lead with my body. In real life, I move at an oblique angle towards things I want and I remain distressed, guarded and surprised when anything romantic comes my way.

David Moye

America's Best Pole Dancer Skeptical Her Sport Can Vault Into 2016 Olympics | David Moye | Posted 07.28.2012 | Weird News

If the International Pole Sports Federation has its way, pole dancing will be an Olympic sport by 2016. But even some of the sport's top competitor...

Pole Dancing Prostitutes Destroying Street Signs In New Zealand

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.18.2012 | Weird News

It's a sign of the times in South Auckland, New Zealand, where local prostitutes are being accused of destroying street signs by using them for pole d...

Could This Be An Olympic Sport?

BuzzFeed | Posted 07.11.2012 | Women

Seven years ago, KT Coates could hardly get a local gym to take her seriously when she propositioned the idea of teaching pole dancing classes for exe...

WATCH: Pole Dancing Robots And Other Unusual Pole Dancers | Posted 08.10.2012 | Weird News

Pole dancing isn't just for the lithe and limber. All types are doing it these days. Even robots....

HEAVY LIFTING: This Plus-sized Pole Dancer Is Making A Big Impression On | Posted 06.07.2012 | Weird News

Pole dancing is a great way to keep fit, but while most professionals are thinner, a woman named "Lulu the plus-sized pole dancer" is showing that siz...

David Moye

Chinese Grandmother Takes Up Pole Dancing At Age 60 | David Moye | Posted 05.01.2012 | Weird News

A grandmother who has taken up pole dancing is proving life doesn't have to bump and grind to a halt when you're 60. Sun Fengqin, of Nanjing, China...

Wannabe Pole Dancer On 'Toddlers & Tiaras'

Posted 04.19.2012 | TV

Wednesday night's episode of “Toddlers & Tiaras” (Wed, 10 p.m. ET on TLC) featured the little girls competing for the title at the “Beautiful Me...

WATCH: One-Armed Pole Dancer Wins International Championship

The Huffington Post | Hilary Tuttle | Posted 03.19.2012 | Weird News

At last week's International Pole Championship in Hong Kong, Australia's Deborah Roach out-maneuvered her competitors to win first place in her divisi...

WATCH: Florida's First Pole Dancing Champ In Action

Posted 03.09.2012 | Miami

A Florida fitness instructor has been named among the state's first pole fitness champions. SCROLL FOR VIDEO Nicole Landkas, a fifth generation...

Do One Thing Everyday That Scares You: Suspend Your Sexuality

Jody Melto | Posted 04.30.2012 | DC
Jody Melto

Jessalyn Medairy's pole-dancing class is part workout and part erotic performance. Sexuality is integral to the class. So is a close shave.

'Pole Story' and the Power of Erotic Dance

Diane Passage | Posted 12.11.2011 | Women
Diane Passage

"The female body has tremendous power, and we are only now beginning to revisit that power, not as something to be ashamed of, but as something to embrace, explore and share."

Pole Dancing For Jesus

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.25.2012 | Religion

Of all the phenomenons to center around pole dancing, Jesus and gospel music certainly aren't what you'd expect. But from churches in Texas, to Yo...

PHOTOS: Denver To Host First International Pole Dance Championship

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.28.2011 | Denver

We always knew Denverites (and Coloradans in general) had a penchant to live on the wild side, but who knew it'd lead to this? The first Internationa...

UK Pole Dancing Class For Young Girls Sparks Outrage

Posted 09.26.2011 | Women

Some parents and local elected officials in northwest England are "outraged" after a fitness group that offers pole dancing lessons to girls as young ...

The 8 Wackiest Workouts

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 09.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The United States has always been branded as a melting pot of various customs and cultures. Apparently this principle also extends to workouts. Long g...

Pole Dancing Steps Into Chinese Spotlight

GlobalPost | Justin Calderon | Posted 08.09.2011 | World

SHANGHAI, China -- Two pairs of girls stand, one in front of the other, staring at their own reflections in the mirror and gyrating in the direction o...

David Moye

Pole Dancing Colombian Women Take To The Streets (PHOTOS) | David Moye | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Now that pole dancing has moved out of strip clubs and into gyms, it seems only natural that it would end up in the streets. That's what happened r...

Pole Dancing For Fitness

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 07.04.2011 | Denver

The lights were dim and I was grateful, knowing it would be difficult for any of the others to ID me outside of these mirrored walls, considering the ...

David Moye

WATCH: Pole Dancing Championship Winner Bumps And Grinds Her Way To Victory | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Pole dancing is on the rise as a form of fitness, but calling it a sport may still be a stretch. Or is it? The women behind the U.S. Pole Danc...

Sexercise Is the New Jazzercise! (VIDEO)

Erin Gibson | Posted 07.03.2011 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

Want to meet hot guys at the gym but too shy to do it while doing butterfly curls in your fun-run tee shirt and raggedy high school Adidas soccer shorts? Here's the solution -- strip pole exercise class.