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Tiff Finney Pole Dance BGT Experience

By | Bad Kitty, Behind the Scenes, BGMT, BGT, Body Confidence, Club Noir, Events, exotic dance, feminist, pole dance, pole dance classes, pole dance classes Glasgow, Pole Physique, society, unique | 8 Comments

I decided to go for it and audition a pole routine for Britain’s Got Talent this year. Now its been on BGMT, I want to share my experience, rather than the edited version, and my reasons for entering with anyone that wants to hear about it.

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The Reality of Running a Pole Studio

By | Bad Kitty, Behind the Scenes, Body Confidence, pole dance, Pole Physique, society | 7 Comments

The harsh reality of running a pole dance and fitness studio.

Ever heard the one about the duck gliding on water? So effortless and serene. But underneath, the little legs are going like the clappers. Well, like every business out there that is worth your time of day, this is Pole Physique. This is many pole studios out there. We want you to see us as that beautiful swan. The whole point of going like the clappers is so that you receive the best quality of classes, training, safety and experience. But, if you want the gossip of what it is REALLY like….

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Are You A Feminist That Has Accepted Defeat?

By | Bad Kitty, Body Confidence, Club Noir, feminist, pole dance, Pole Physique, society | One Comment

So when we write something, we are supposed to write about what we know or have experienced. So that’s why I write about women. Apparently, I don’t qualify as a girl anymore. Not even a ‘young lady’. When someone says those immortal words to you- “do you mind if I ask how old you are?”, you’re shoved on to the Societal Doom Train to Heapsville where everyone gets a seat because your dodgy knees cant take the speed. And I’m only bloody 29.

As women, we are told when we can’t wear a skirt above the knee caps-nay-shins- anymore, when we can’t be overtly sexual anymore and when we can’t go to nightclubs anymore. Society says “you have had you’re fun and now your window is closed. Locked. Bolted”. Then all of a sudden you’re expected to go all giddy at a powder blue cashmere knit.

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Pole Fitness versus Pole Dance…is there such a thing?

By | Bad Kitty, Body Confidence, Burlesque, Club Noir, pole dance, Pole Physique, society | 3 Comments

So here’s the the thing right: Many pole schools and such advertise being as ‘fitness’ based as opposed to dance based. This is abso-cool. BUT: Many actively insinuate (or just downright state) that pole schools covering full aspects of pole ‘dance’ is not going to get you fit the same way, SAY WHAAAAT!!? There are MANY MANY reasons that dismiss this and even turn it completely on its head. All styles can get you so much fitter and stronger but I have to say:

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