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Date: 08/03/10 10:04 AM

72 Responses to Canada Dance School Offering New Dance Class [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
    18829 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 10:16 am
    Link: Canada Dance School Offering New Dance Class - You stay classy, Canada!
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    panth753 Female 18-29
    9235 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 10:22 am
    So I guess Pedobear really did move to Canada...
  3. Profile photo of CodeJockey
    CodeJockey Male 40-49
    5611 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 10:24 am
    Heh-... *Head explodes again...*
  4. Profile photo of LandoGriffin
    LandoGriffin Male 30-39
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    August 3, 2010 at 10:28 am
    Offered at "Tantra Fitness" - isn`t "Tantra" a sex skill? Anyway, is this in Vancouver, or the nearby WHORE ISLAND?
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    Loxen Female 30-39
    1387 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 10:32 am
    When are stupid people going to realize that pole dancing is not "fun for the whole family" unless your family is messed up.
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    lostinkorea Female 30-39
    3727 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 10:33 am
    REALLY?? Please tell me this is fake! Please?
  7. Profile photo of Dr4k
    Dr4k Male 18-29
    575 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 10:33 am
    If its taught in a non-sexual manner I see no problem with it. As a professional dancer I really respect the physicality it requires to do something like that. I think of it as being similar to doing trapeze work which can be used in a dance setting. Also I better its a killer work out and gets you in good shape. I`d kind of like to take a pole dancing class.
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    ardystic Male 18-29
    1083 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 10:43 am
    all miley cyrus` fault.
  9. Profile photo of JUGGALETTEx0
    JUGGALETTEx0 Female 18-29
    1380 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 10:45 am
    It may be good fitness but there is no reason for 5 year old girls to be exercising on a pole. Some playgrounds have poles there...what if she was at recess and started "exercising" on a pole...and the boys start watching is it still okay then? You can`t really have a kid do something and then be like "oh you can`t do this anywhere else" because then they`ll know there is something wrong with it...wait until they`re older not 7 years old there is no reason for that, there are other ways to exercise. It`s just not age appropriate.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    32761 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 10:45 am
    vv Poor @CodeJockey, that`s twice now, at least! I`ll get a mop...
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    lostinkorea Female 30-39
    3727 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 10:45 am
    @Dr4K: if it`s taught in a non-sexual manner??? It`s a pole...a stripper pole....

    Or the kids could just go outside and I don`t know...jump rope, play tag, play hopscotch, ride a bike, take up karate....

    No, let`s take our kids to pole dancing class...
  12. Profile photo of MissVass
    MissVass Female 30-39
    10 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 10:52 am
    This is taught by the same Tammy Morris aka Porche. She was one of the dancers who was involved with the Ben Affleck story a few years ago.....

    hehe...LandoGriffin....your ex from Van isle?....
    (Most van isle girls are super cool. sorry you feel that way about my home)
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    Nocciolina Female 18-29
    1623 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 10:57 am
    What... the... f*ck?
  14. Profile photo of GRadde
    GRadde Male 18-29
    2556 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 10:59 am
    On a side note; Kennedy Benko? Really?
  15. Profile photo of JUGGALETTEx0
    JUGGALETTEx0 Female 18-29
    1380 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 11:02 am
    WTF is with kids wanting to grow up so quickly now a days...I`d give ANYTHING to be able to be a kid again...just let kids be kids.
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    KannaLilly Female 13-17
    635 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 11:02 am
    Don`t blame Canada - Vancouver is it`s own animal, you guys. The rest of us don`t understand some of their crazy hippie jive.
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    JUGGALETTEx0 Female 18-29
    1380 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 11:09 am
    @KannaLilly everyone blames the US on everything a few people do, so you Canada gets the blame here :)
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    kiriluv Female 18-29
    203 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 11:12 am
    If you read the article they do note that the kids don`t have any sexual connection to the pole and it`s strictly for fitness.
  19. Profile photo of JUGGALETTEx0
    JUGGALETTEx0 Female 18-29
    1380 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 11:13 am
    So, they tell the kids, "you can do this but if you want to exercise at recess on the fire pole, it`s not okay" ?
  20. Profile photo of JUGGALETTEx0
    JUGGALETTEx0 Female 18-29
    1380 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 11:14 am
    If they do it at school, it can become an issue, if they`re told they can`t do it in public, thats the parent telling them there is obviously something wrong with what they`re doing.
  21. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36646 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 11:14 am

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    megavidiot Male 30-39
    901 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 11:19 am
    I`m embarresed for my city.....

    @kannalilly,
    at least were not Toronto (aka: the center of the universe)
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    meepmaker Male 30-39
    6694 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 11:33 am
    Wow. Hard to believe.
  24. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 11:40 am
    so very wrong
  25. Profile photo of jg0nz
    jg0nz Male 18-29
    113 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 11:49 am
    As long as they`re just dancing fully clothed,it`s like whatever. At least you can admire the skill instead of just staring at someone doing a crude sexual dance that requires no skill.
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    madduck Female 50-59
    7552 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 11:54 am
    Its not the pole- its the associations, and surely by promoting what is a great form of exercise as just that, the association can be removed. I would love to learn to poledance, but the nearest class is too far away.We do lots of things that once had immoral connotations that now we find silly. Riding side saddle is a dying art, but once no lady would have dared!!!
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    NoArms5534 Male 18-29
    196 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 12:29 pm
    Madduck, are you an idiot? Comparing riding side saddle to teaching little girls to be strippers? Yes, I`m sure the notion of not wanting women to undress in front of strangers for money will soon fall by the wayside with other quaint notions of morality.
  28. Profile photo of goaliejerry
    goaliejerry Male 30-39
    4017 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 12:36 pm
    Working the "pole" is an unambiguous reference to the penis. Not just the phrase, but the act itself. Even prepubescent female children will eventually make the association. You know, even little girls eventually understand what vaginas are for.

    Phallic symbols are stimulating because deep in our subconcious we all know that Penis goes in Vagina, and thats exciting - even to kids who don`t yet understand sex.

    I mean, children can learn how to masturbate - and orgasm - before even getting their first pube.

    I argue there is NO WAY to "remove" the sexual connotations from the following act: a Woman using her hands on, and wrapping her legs around, a Pole. While dancing.

    Justifying it by saying "oh but its GREAT exercise" is like justifying robbing banks because it leads to having more money.
  29. Profile photo of goaliejerry
    goaliejerry Male 30-39
    4017 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 12:41 pm
    "If you read the article they do note that the kids don`t have any sexual connection to the pole and it`s strictly for fitness."

    Yeah, and mothers of 6 year old beauty queens say that its the kid`s idea to do the pagents, and NOT because Mommy wants to live through her child.

    I argue it is IMPOSSIBLE for the children not to eventually make the connection with the Pole being the Penis. Even little girls have a sexual part of the brain.

    I mean, not to be graphic, but the kids DO in fact have a "sexual connection to the pole." The very act of pole dancing involves rubbing the vagina against the pole. The act ITSELF will be sexually stimulating.
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    goaliejerry Male 30-39
    4017 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 12:43 pm
    Ever the skeptic, and not doing an ounce of independant research, I must say this passage seems tounge-in-cheek suspect:

    "Kids love the pole. If anything, it`s hard to get them off it because they`re such naturals."
  31. Profile photo of goaliejerry
    goaliejerry Male 30-39
    4017 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 12:46 pm
    No, its a real article.
  32. Profile photo of xxPinkxx
    xxPinkxx Female 18-29
    3829 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 12:59 pm
    lol im in vancouver, and my future kids will not be attending these dance lessons.although i kind of want to now...
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    limphotdog Female 18-29
    673 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 1:02 pm
    Technically, pole dancing doesn`t have to be of an erotic nature. It takes flexibility, strength, and athleticism. This is what they`re trying to build in the girls, not eroticism.

    If you look at some brands of what they call SPORT poles, it usually says ages 14 or 16+. If it was meant to be used for erotic dancing and not a piece of work out equipment, they`d make it for ages 18+.
  34. Profile photo of SomeShoes
    SomeShoes Male 13-17
    2056 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 1:07 pm
    jeez, what are you guys doing over there?
  35. Profile photo of BigWaFuu
    BigWaFuu Male 18-29
    1163 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 1:52 pm
    >>Technically, pole dancing doesn`t have to be of an erotic nature. It takes flexibility, strength, and athleticism. This is what they`re trying to build in the girls, not eroticism.<<

    lol `no its perfectly fine to train young girls to dance on poles for my pleasure.`
  36. Profile photo of EricWRN
    EricWRN Male 30-39
    590 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 2:01 pm
    take that Canada!
  37. Profile photo of Challenger23
    Challenger23 Female 18-29
    346 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 2:10 pm
    I`m not seeing a problem here.
  38. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36646 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 2:19 pm
    Moms can get appropriate class attire at Sluts-R-Us
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    misiz_sjmxo Female 18-29
    77 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 3:10 pm
    It doesn`t have to be sexual! Girls that young don`t even know what strippers are anyways
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    premierwondr Male 18-29
    975 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 3:20 pm
    What the... O.o
  41. Profile photo of shadowarrior
    shadowarrior Male 18-29
    226 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 3:22 pm
    lololololollolololoolollo! wow wtf.
  42. Profile photo of inversegrav
    inversegrav Male 30-39
    770 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 3:25 pm
    i dont think i am a prude but i do think some things should wait till kids are at a minimum in the teen years before you start letting them do.
  43. Profile photo of DarkFerret
    DarkFerret Male 18-29
    2749 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 3:31 pm
    i agree, the only problem with it being sexual is if you make it such. its like belly dancing, that isnt supposed to be sexual, unless you make it so.
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    yanging Male 18-29
    172 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 4:04 pm
    "It doesn`t have to be sexual! Girls that young don`t even know what strippers are anyways"

    But the audience watching does.
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15511 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 4:08 pm
    "It doesn`t have to be sexual! Girls that young don`t even know what strippers are anyways"

    This will surely teach them that
  46. Profile photo of Bioshocker
    Bioshocker Male 13-17
    593 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 4:27 pm
    I have to agree with DarkFerret... only those who decide to perceive this as sexual will believe it is so. Unless it leads to a career in the field of dancing erotically for dirty old men... then it`s completely harmless!
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    acanatane Female 18-29
    276 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 4:33 pm
    happens in scotland too
  48. Profile photo of yanging
    yanging Male 18-29
    172 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 4:47 pm
    " Unless it leads to a career in the field of dancing erotically for dirty old men... then it`s completely harmless!"

    So, in your own words, the act of teaching young girls pole dancing is completely harmless, except when it isn`t. Nicely put.
  49. Profile photo of mmgeo
    mmgeo Female 18-29
    11 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 5:20 pm
    Pole dancing for fitness is perceived completely different than pole dancing for sexual exploitation, the important is that these girls do not cross that line in any way.
  50. Profile photo of ElMustache
    ElMustache Male 18-29
    1625 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 5:24 pm
    Underage lap dances brought to you by miley cyrus.
  51. Profile photo of YoungOola
    YoungOola Male 13-17
    325 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 6:23 pm
    Fellow Americans, please resist the urge to become in any possible way like Japan. I know its becoming trendy, but stay strong.
  52. Profile photo of JUGGALETTEx0
    JUGGALETTEx0 Female 18-29
    1380 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 7:02 pm
    @ youngoola why don`t you tell that to canada....they`re the ones with 7 year olds on stripper poles....
  53. Profile photo of darkgear6
    darkgear6 Male 70 & Over
    1378 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 7:23 pm
    and so what
  54. Profile photo of MizMeg
    MizMeg Female 18-29
    98 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 7:24 pm
    i dont beleive this is a big deal. im a dancer and i have a pole at home. my daughter doesnt beleive its for anything more than fitness and fun. the pole doesnt have any sexual meaning to her. poles are at playgrounds. no big deal people!
  55. Profile photo of robert69
    robert69 Male 40-49
    31 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 8:11 pm
    i wouldn`t expect any less from that cesspool called vancouver
  56. Profile photo of shappy
    shappy Male 18-29
    757 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 8:27 pm
    start em young eh... nah thats horrible.
  57. Profile photo of dude21862004
    dude21862004 Male 18-29
    768 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 8:47 pm
    I think part of the problem isn`t their association while learning to pole dance, it`s after they start getting older and learn to associate it with stripping.
  58. Profile photo of CandyClown
    CandyClown Female 18-29
    305 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 8:56 pm
    Takes a lot of effort and muscle into it, no different than gymnastics but it`s still a little shocking to me
  59. Profile photo of BBJellyFish
    BBJellyFish Male 18-29
    550 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 10:48 pm
    "Hooray! I`m gonna be just like mommy!"
  60. Profile photo of TR-Wolf
    TR-Wolf Male 18-29
    1557 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 11:00 pm
    These days though pole dancing isn`t always sex based, it`s a clever medium to use to dance with, and I imagine it`s very good exercise.
  61. Profile photo of JUGGALETTEx0
    JUGGALETTEx0 Female 18-29
    1380 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 11:16 pm
    I get where people say it`s good excersise and whatnot, but it`s just not age appropriate.
  62. Profile photo of madduck
    madduck Female 50-59
    7552 posts
    August 3, 2010 at 11:56 pm
    Once, not terribly long ago, the idea that a woman could put one leg either side of a horses back and ride it was totally shocking. Absolutely the same thing- all that eroticism tied up with horses. women were considered so feeble minded that it would turn them into nymphmaniacs.
  63. Profile photo of ecpkngt
    ecpkngt Female 18-29
    150 posts
    August 4, 2010 at 5:03 am
    "Kids love the pole."
  64. Profile photo of BBQ
    BBQ Male 18-29
    467 posts
    August 4, 2010 at 7:42 am
    This is going to pay off so nicely in about 10-15 years time. I thank the world we live in.
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    sumcrazzykid Female 13-17
    55 posts
    August 4, 2010 at 12:04 pm
    fail
  66. Profile photo of depthofcuz
    depthofcuz Female 18-29
    45 posts
    August 4, 2010 at 4:54 pm
    "I challenge anybody who has anything to say about it being a bad thing or a sexual thing...to get up on the pole and try to pull their legs over their head."

    Wait. What?
  67. Profile photo of dudemanguy
    dudemanguy Male 13-17
    38 posts
    August 4, 2010 at 8:06 pm
    Another reason to love Canada! Keep it up maple leaf
  68. Profile photo of Pingas
    Pingas Male 13-17
    312 posts
    August 4, 2010 at 11:28 pm
    I like this
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    SKINNERNSC Male 30-39
    359 posts
    August 5, 2010 at 5:57 am
    All the more reason for free healthcare...
  70. Profile photo of VascoV
    VascoV Male 30-39
    56 posts
    August 7, 2010 at 11:19 pm
    POLES are for STRIPPING in STRIP CLUBS and that`s it , if you think otherwise , you`re stupid. Keep children away from the poles. Encourage them once they are old enough.
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    Linkenberger Male 18-29
    1164 posts
    August 8, 2010 at 6:36 pm
    Tsk tsk, Oh Canada...
  72. Profile photo of B-b-beccah
    B-b-beccah Female 18-29
    668 posts
    August 9, 2010 at 3:03 pm
    oh god barf.....baaaaaaaaaaaaaarf.

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