Pole dancing demonstration near the Idaho State Capitol Pole dancing has gained popularity as a form of exercise with increased awareness of the benefits to general strength and fitness. These forms of exercise increases core and general body strength by using the body itself as resistance, while toning the body as a whole. Pole dancing is also generally reported by its schools to be empowering for women in terms of building self-confidence , in terms of which its erotic components are still the subject of some controversy. And in China, 's National Pole Dancing competition was won by a man. Dance instructor Zhang Peng, 23, beat a host of women dancers to the top prize. Pole dancing as a sport differs from pole dancing as a recreation as recreational pole dancing is undertaken mainly for enjoyment rather than fitness.
How to build your own stripper pole! Since you will have the pieces of wood at the top and bottom, subtract their thickness from the height of the ceiling. For example, our ceiling is exactly 96 inches, so we subtracted 2 inches to get the length of the pipe. We had the pipe cut and threaded at 94 inches.