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‘My daughter plays on my pole at home all the time.”: B.C. studio’s ‘Little Spinners’ class giving grade schoolers a taste of pole dancingMost parents want to keep their daughters off the pole. But a dance and fitness studio in Duncan, B.C., is planning to train girls in aerobic pole-dancing basics before they hit puberty.Twisted Grip Dance and Fitness Studio owner and instructor Kristy Craig says she is simply catering to her adult clients’ demands.“My existing students were asking about it for their children. They were saying, ‘My daughter plays on my pole at home all the time, I’d love her to actually learn how to do things property and not hurt herself,’ ” said Ms. Craig, who is a certified fitness and aerobics instructor. (Courtesy of Twisted Grip)

‘My daughter plays on my pole at home all the time.”: B.C. studio’s ‘Little Spinners’ class giving grade schoolers a taste of pole dancing
Most parents want to keep their daughters off the pole. But a dance and fitness studio in Duncan, B.C., is planning to train girls in aerobic pole-dancing basics before they hit puberty.

Twisted Grip Dance and Fitness Studio owner and instructor Kristy Craig says she is simply catering to her adult clients’ demands.

“My existing students were asking about it for their children. They were saying, ‘My daughter plays on my pole at home all the time, I’d love her to actually learn how to do things property and not hurt herself,’ ” said Ms. Craig, who is a certified fitness and aerobics instructor. (Courtesy of Twisted Grip)

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  1. quecheque reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    Any opinions?
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  3. just-call-me-vendetta reblogged this from xphaqtor and added:
    Pole Dancing & Fitness is not a cover for “Stripper Class” but its a fun way to get toned and learn body control. It is...
  4. lefthandedlibra reblogged this from xphaqtor and added:
    Chris would not approve.
  5. xphaqtor reblogged this from geekscoutcookies and added:
    Lawd Jesus
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  7. jackiefour reblogged this from todevouronesownemptyheart and added:
    Oh Good Grief!
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  10. todevouronesownemptyheart reblogged this from principia-coh and added:
    dude, just sign them up for gymnastics or something.
  11. koosei reblogged this from mistressandcoffee and added:
    #canada #you are the most special snowflake XDD yes, yes we are
  12. spiffydesu reblogged this from kasumagic and added:
    This is awesome actually. It’s just another way of inspiring kids to be healthy and get some exercise. ‘Stripping’ and...
  13. elisecake reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    As a competitive pole dancer, I am very torn about this. It is an awesome workout and I can understand not wanting your...
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  18. gissica reblogged this from str8nochaser and added:
    oh for the love of motherfuck… if you cant come up with a better way to encourage fitness in your young daughter’s life...
  19. til-i-hear-you-sing reblogged this from str8nochaser
  20. kasumagic reblogged this from lovethyhippie and added:
    Well, there’s a big difference between “stripping” and “aerobic pole dancing”. They’re not teaching the little girls to...
  21. shonilane reblogged this from str8nochaser and added:
    Pretty much all of that. It should be de-sexualized. It isn’t yet. So, not for my daughter.
  22. str8nochaser reblogged this from geekscoutcookies and added:
    No. Adult things for adults. Yes, its Pole Fitness and it should be de-sexualized, because HOLY COW THE ATHLETICISM...
  23. afrojabi reblogged this from lovethyhippie
  24. lovethyhippie reblogged this from thickienicki and added:
    Think about it this way… If your daughter gotta strip to pay her college fees she might as well be the best and get top...
  25. geekscoutcookies reblogged this from journeytogirly and added:
    I have some reservations about this.
  26. mistressandcoffee reblogged this from nationalpost
  27. journeytogirly reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    Hmmm. Not sure how to feel about this, but I’m leaning much more towards the ‘NAWL’ side of things.
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  30. princessbrandyce reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    Really?
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  32. ninjapastry reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    My first thought was actually to be disgusted, but thankfully my brain kicked in and I gave it more thought. This would...
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