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Pole Dancing Classes Offered for Little Girls

Posted by on Aug. 7, 2010 at 7:57 PM
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From the "Stir"


They're as young as 7 or even 5, and they're spending the summer pole dancing.

Not in a strip club. In a dancing studio.

And their parents are OK with this.

Hey, at least they're getting exercise?

You had the knee-jerk reaction, right?

Pole dancing? At 5? Scandalous!

The Ottawa Citizen posed that angle to Tammy Morris, owner of Tantra Fitness, a Canadian studio that currently offers these classes to kids and is even debating a mommy and me class.

Her answer makes sense: If the kids associate a pole with any adult profession, it's likely to be fighting fires, not flinging open one's legs.

It's not going to "make" kids have sex, just like a condom being available in the nurse's office isn't going to "make" them tear their clothes off and jump their deskmate.

She's almost convincing.

Almost.

But the names of the classes allow you to forgive yourself for being a big ol' judge-a-roo: Bellylicious, Sexy Flexy, Pussycat Dawls, and Promiscuous Girls.

You might as well put them in short shorts with the words "look at me perv" scrawled across the butt.

They're one Nelly Furtado song away from innocence.

You aren't teaching girls to work out. You're teaching them to work it.

Simply put: If this class isn't about teaching the girls to be sexy, remove the titles. Period. Bellylicious, although inane, can at least be ascribed to the practice of working one's body to keep off belly fat.

But if you want girls to think it's a fire pole, don't tell them they're learning to be promiscuous.

Do you think this is appropriate?


by on Aug. 7, 2010 at 7:57 PM
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mommas3cubs
by on Aug. 7, 2010 at 7:58 PM

Am I the only one that thinks this is Trashy? If I had girls there is  No way in HELL their father and I would allow them to take this class!

stellaQlove
by on Aug. 7, 2010 at 8:02 PM
My hubby would leave if I suggested my daughter take these classes. Its just plain WRONG!
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Chey_s_Mommy
by on Aug. 7, 2010 at 8:03 PM

 Wow.. I don't have words right now.

kymomma1974
by on Aug. 7, 2010 at 8:04 PM

how disgusting!! our young girls are exposed to soooo much today why expose them to this sort of trashy stuff?? uuuggg

fallen_angel231
by Bronze Member on Aug. 7, 2010 at 8:04 PM

hell no. adults sure great have fun. kids NO 

KRIZZ25
by on Aug. 7, 2010 at 8:05 PM

aah no!!  kinda stupid and nasty..

babyfat5
by on Aug. 7, 2010 at 8:05 PM

No way I'd send my daughter to a class like that. No way in Hell!

Christine0813
by on Aug. 7, 2010 at 8:06 PM


Quoting Chey_s_Mommy:

 Wow.. I don't have words right now.


momma4114
by on Aug. 7, 2010 at 8:06 PM

 Well, I am a dancer and I think that is wrong. Yes, it is great exercise, for an adult. No kids need to be swinging on a pole. Parents are letting their kids grow up too fast these days.

MamaSince08
by on Aug. 7, 2010 at 8:07 PM

Um, definitely not. No way in hell would my daughter be taking a class like that. I wouldn't even take a class like that.

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