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As the final installment of our three-part series on pole gaining observer status with the GAISF we spoke with two of Body & Pole’s instructors, Michelle Stanek and Lara Michaels. Both Michelle and Lara have been poling for many years. They have competed, performed, and taught around the world, and witnessed the rapid expansion of […]

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Our previous blog post introduced our student and instructor discussion series about pole in the Olympics. Some questions were raised about the pole community’s positions. How will we as a community navigate this potential “legitimization?” Can we achieve a peaceful coexistence of pole as we know it, and also allow the mainstream adoption? Why is […]

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If you’ve been following the latest pole world events, you’ve probably already heard that pole was recently granted “observer” status with the Global Association of International Sports Federation. The news has set conversations alight throughout the pole community, as members worldwide discuss the pros and cons of pole becoming an Olympic sport. Outside of the […]

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