August 2010 - People Magazine

People Magazine

Click here to read the article Celebrities are not the only ones taking to the poll for a good workout Pole Fitness Celebrities are not the only ones taking to the poll for a good workout. We chat to Julie Swart, owner of Vertical Vixen, for the low-down on pole dancing, aka pole fitness –…

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September 2011 - Cosmopolitan

Cosmopolitan

To read the full article click here www.cosmopolitan.co.za Once associated with sleazy strip joints, Pole Fitness is the latest, super-fun way to get in shape. Julie Swart of the Pole Fitness Association of SA explains why. 1. How long has pole-dancing been a sport in SA, and where did it first originate? A form of…

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Veronica Hughes

Veronica Hughes

Tell us about yourself: I am 39 years old. I have no kiddies, but I have 6 Spaniels which are the loves of my life. I am a jack of many trades, I am an Interior Designer and I also make baby linen and bedding. When did you join the Vertical Vixen Studios? In 2011…

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Lindsay Thomas

Lindsay Thomas

Tell us about yourself – age / family / job / etc I’m 22 years old and I am in the process of qualifying as an actuary (10 board exams down, 3 to go!). I currently work at a bank as a quantitative analyst and I tutor Maths part-time. I’ll also be working as an…

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Michelle Ben-Israel

Michelle Ben-Israel

Tell us about yourself: I am a 30 year old mom of three girls, my youngest being just over a year old. I run around after them in between organizing pole dancing competitions and most recently co-hosting the winter pole festival with Julie Fowler. When did you join the Vertical Vixen studios? I joined the…

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Robyn Hoctor

Robyn Hoctor

Tell us about yourself – age / family / job / etc I’m 16 years old and still in school. I’m very involved with in school activities and quite athletic. I’m very close to my family and friends. When did you join the Vertical Vixen studio and pole dancing? I first started pole this year…

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Yvette Malherbe

Yvette Malherbe

Tell us about yourself – age / family / job / – whatever you would like to share I am 31 (and in denial about that) single mother and work my 9-5 in finance. When did you join the Vertical Vixen studios? I started pole dancing in January 2013 What were your reasons for joining?…

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January 2011 - Destiny

Destiny

To read the rest of the article click here www.destinyman.com SA Pole Dancing champion Julie Swart chats to us about the sport that’s getting people fit and healthy. Congrats on your achievement! How do you prepare for your events? Thank you. A lot of planning has to go into the theme and costume for the…

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