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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 likeâ€¦.
So when we write something, we are supposed to write about what we know or have experienced. So thatâ€™s why I write about women. Apparently, I donâ€™t qualify as a girl anymore. Not even a â€˜young ladyâ€™. When someone says those immortal words to you- â€œdo you mind if I ask how old you are?â€, youâ€™re shoved on to the Societal Doom Train to Heapsville where everyone gets a seat because your dodgy knees cant take the speed. And Iâ€™m only bloody 29.
As women, we are told when we canâ€™t wear a skirt above the knee caps-nay-shins- anymore, when we canâ€™t be overtly sexual anymore and when we canâ€™t go to nightclubs anymore. Society says â€œyou have had youâ€™re fun and now your window is closed. Locked. Boltedâ€. Then all of a sudden youâ€™re expected to go all giddy at a powder blue cashmere knit.
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: