Pole Dancing For Fun Over 50!


Here’s a snippet of my latest article running in the January issue of Senior Life in Southern California…

So you say you need a physical tune-up in 2007?

by Debbi K. Swanson Patrick 

Slip, slide, wrap, spin, swing, emote and writhe like a vixen. Does that sound like your typical fitness routine? I don’t think so.

But it is what many women are doing these days to rev up their metabolism, self-esteem and maybe even their libido. It’s fun, liberating and challenging. Ok, so what is it?

“IT” is unleashing your inner pole dancer.

That’s right. Safely and privately “find your self on the pole,” as Heart and Pole’s Trina Lance says. She’s a formidable crusader, an evangelist for women to liven up and loosen up, for fun.

As Lance says on her web site, www.heartandpole.com, “Why hire a male stripper to entertain when you are the real star!” 

The irony of the trend is that the way Lance teaches, she turns what is often perceived as the sleaziest of male entertainment into a primal path to a woman’s freedom and self-expression.

It’s the “power of the pole.”

Read more in Senior Life…pick up a copy today! I’ll post the rest of the article after January.


About writerphotodeb

With a name like writerphotodeb it's pretty obvious what I do. I've written more than 2,000 articles for magazines, newspapers, trade journals and websites. But I've developed my artistic interests and am having a great time participating in gallery shows, creating personalized fine art and photographing clients. Please visit www.tellingimages.com or www.debbiswansonpatrick.com and drop me a line.

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