Jennifer Ash

Jennifer Ash

When did you join the Vertical Vixen studios? I joined Vertical Vixen in March 2015. What were your reasons for joining? I was tired and bored with my usual gym routine and decided to give pole fitness a try. Being physically fit certainly helped but did not prepare me for the journey I had embarked…

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Merelda Wu

Merelda Wu

Tell us about yourself – age / family / job / etc My name is Merelda, 28, born-and-bred Taiwanese and came to South Africa in 2006. I have a BSc and an MSc in Electrical Engineering and I am working as a data scientist. I want to be an entrepreneur and travel the world. I…

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Vishani Lukman

Vishani Lukman

Tell us about yourself – age / family / job / etc I am a Scientist and Tuition Centre Owner, currently 29yrs old. When did you join the Vertical Vixen and Aerial Yoga Studios? I joined Vertical Vixen and Aerial Yoga Studios about a month ago. What were your reasons for joining? I joined to…

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November 2010 - Go Travel

Go Travel

For the rest of the article refer click here Yes, it’s an official sport. But no, there is no stripping. Finalists in the 3rd South African Pole Dancing Fitness Championships recently battled it out to be the queen of the pole at the Vodacom Dome in Midrand. Vibrant costumes, breath taking pole fitness acrobatics, and…

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October 2011 - JHB Live

JHB Live

To read the full article, click here www.jhblive.co.za It’s athletic and so damn sexy. It’s pole dancing and we chatted to Julie, the Vertical Vixen who will be performing to wowed crowds at SEXPO this weekend Julie teaches the art of the pole. She is the luscious owner of Vertical Vixen Pole Studios in Johannesburg…

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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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Jill Snijman

Jill Snijman

Tell us about yourself – age / family / job I’m a 32yr old mom of 3 with a background in corporate marketing When did you join the Vertical Vixen studios? I started pole in May 2015 when my youngest was 5 months. I desperately wanted to get fit and healthy again but gym is…

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