May 2011 - Flux Mag

Flux Mag

Click to read the article here When most men, and women (especially those with a man in their lives), think of pole dancing you think of a strip club, naked women, shinny poles and money being flashed and then stashed in a strippers g-string. However, if we said it is fast becoming a popular and…

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Competition Participation & Placing for Vertical Vixen

Pole Theatre SA 2015 Julie Fowler – 1st Place – Classique Division Travis Hornsby – 2nd Place – Pole Drama Division Megan Droppa – 2nd Place – Pole Art Division Miss Pole Dance SA 2013 Kerry-Lee Brandt – 3rd Place – Professional Division Alana Jackason – 1st Place – Intermediate Division Neroesjka Dowrie – 2nd…

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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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Top 30 Pole Dance Videos

Our very own Alicja Gralewska placed in the ‘best of the best’ for having the most popular Youtube video in February 2013 Watch Alicja’s Video:  Here is the link to view the rest of the Videos http://poleranking.com/community/threads/top-30-pole-dance-videos-on-youtube.533/

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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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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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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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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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