Sunday, August 22, 2010

An Ascetical Feat of Epic Proportions

This business establishment was in an *ahem* strip mall of a restaurant we went to.

Though my sense was it would be like trying to not look at a train wreck, I resisted the temptation to hang around to see who showed up for class. Well, that, and the wifey was with me.  Some things are just.... wrong.

11 comments:

Silouan said...

You stay classy, Phoenix.

Juvenaly said...

Oddly enough my wife and I passed this establishment on our way to get yet another tire replaced on our car. Interesting choice of business I must say. And the coworker I talked to about this kept insisting that the purpose of its existence was for excercise...

Chrys said...

I know plenty of Poles who already know how to dance. (I, however, will never learn to polka; but then, I'm not Polish.)

Chrys said...

As for the last comment:

"Lord, I apologize for that." (In my best Larry the Cable Guy voice.)

Clint said...

I hear that Mr. A.C. Pole teaches a fine dance class.

Clint said...

Of course, I was actually talking about A.C.'s brother, A.Z.

Chrys said...

One small change, one big difference:

AZ Pole Vaulting studio.

(Would need a much higher ceiling.)

Stephen said...

Don't know about down there, but up here in Vancouver pole dancing is apparently becoming mainstream. There was a feature recently in the paper about exercise pole dancing classes for kids, extolling all the health and exercise benefits. Apparently if you don't tell the kids about the sexual associations, they'll never guess, though I rather doubt that. Kids have to grow up sooner or later.

s-p said...

Stephen, Pole dancing... the hula hoop of the new millenium? sigh.

Anam Cara said...

A young woman in my ASL Class was taking a pole dancing class. the entire class was amazed when we learned. At the end of the course, there was a recital (just like for ballet classes) None of us attended, but she brought in a video so we could see.

I must say, I was amazed at the gymnastics involved. Put those girls in normal leotards and you will wish you had abs strong enough to allow you to hang upside down from a pole and then right yourself again.

Dress them in hot pants and skin-tight tops and you'll feel you need to look the other way. Funny what a difference the choice of clothing makes. (Of course, they all use special boots to cling to the pole which looks strange with a leotard)

Mimi said...

There's a Pilates studio on my way home from work that has pole dancing classes.