Pole Dancing Provides a Full Body Work Out


Gail Johnson interviews Tantra Fitness Instructor and Champion, Crystal Lai, for Straight.com.  Talking about Crystal's background, how she got into Pole Fitness and how much she enjoys it.

Prior to taking up the sport, Lai had no experience in dance or gymnastics, a fact that she hopes will inspire others to give pole dancing a try. And rather than feel the need to have a “perfect” body to take up pole dancing, women tend to acquire a newfound self-confidence by practising the activity, says Lai, who notes that participants in her classes are all different ages and sizes. There are men and women, lawyers, doctors, stay-at-home moms, and students.

“As women, we’re all so hard on ourselves, and because of the way the media portrays how women should look…it makes it hard to accept our bodies. But it doesn’t matter what your body looks like. Through pole dancing, people become more accepting and confident and loving of their body the way it is.”

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