Bachelorette Party Spotlight: Forget Hiring Dancers, Learn to Pole Dance Yourself!

23 Oct

What better way to guarantee a bachelorette party full of gut-busting laughs than to get the girls together for a group pole-dancing lesson? Once reserved for gentlemen’s clubs and Las Vegas, pole-dancing has become an increasingly mainstreamed fitness activity. Many dance studios now offer not only exercise classes centered around the pole, but pole-dancing parties for bachelorette groups, birthdays, and girls’ nights out. In fact, the growing popularity of spinnin’, twirlin’, and workin’ around the pole has led to the start of a petition to get pole-dancing made into an official Olympic event—yes, you read that correctly! And with the first annual American Pole Fitness Championships being held October 23,2010 (that’s today!), what better way to celebrate than with a group pole-dancing lesson bachelorette party!

Gyms and dance studios hosting such private party lessons can be found in major cities throughout the country, and there are two perfect options right here in Beantown! For $40/person, Gypsy Rose Dancing, located in Boston’s Back Bay, accommodates parties up to 24 participants and allows you to pick an hour and a half time slot anywhere from noon to midnight in order to accommodate both the tame bride-to-be, and the bachelorette who’s looking to take her newfound skill with her for a night on the town afterwards. Your party will learn “the supermodel strut,” along with a floor routine, three pole swings, and other exotic skills. Although the dance studio will provide you with the “proper” attire (short shorts and platform shoes are a must, ladies!), you can also opt to bring your own gear, which could be a fun opportunity for you and the girls to coordinate your most outlandish outfits for the occasion. At the end of the night, the bride-to-be will receive an official certificate stating that she is now an “Official Exotic Dancer”—a title that we’re sure her fiancé will support!

Depending on your location, SuperShag Dance Studios in Charlestown is another Boston outlet for a group pole dancing party. If you’re on a budget and have a large number of ladies attending the bachelorette party, this is a great option. They offer a flat rate of $250 or $300 (depending on the day), so the more ladies, the lower the cost per person! And it will be well worth it to see your favorite girls try their hand at working the pole—we’re willing to bet there are some hidden talents in the group waiting to be revealed! (And if not, you’re in for double the laughs—it’s a win-win for all.)

As if further convincing were even needed, it was recently reported by M&C News that former super model and icon Cindy Crawford says that one of her secrets to keeping her marriage “red hot” is by taking pole-dancing classes. So what better way to send off your favorite girl into the married life than with some new exotic dance skills?

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3 Responses to “Bachelorette Party Spotlight: Forget Hiring Dancers, Learn to Pole Dance Yourself!”

  1. Wendy (Gypsy Rose Pole Dancing Lessons owner) November 12, 2010 at 5:56 pm #

    To the other comment–that is why at Gypsy Rose we are very strict about alcohol–if anyone is slurring/stumbling drunk we WILL make them sit out and still pay, and we DO NOT allow alcohol in the studio. This is why we don’t do home parties-most girls are drunk and from what I have seen those instructors are NOT professionally trained-and therefore not safe-they are bored women just following the next trend after sex-toy parties.

    So whether you come to Gypsy Rose Pole Dancing Lessons or Supershag, at least you know the instructors at both places ARE PROFESSIONALS and truly care about your safety, as well as having a great time!

    (my apologies if any home pole women HAVE been professionally trained, but I’ve never met/heard of one)

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  1. Wedding Blooper: That Pole is for Support, Not Dancing! « Bridesmaid Trade Blog - November 12, 2010

    […] “Blooper” seems like too benign of a word to describe this video. This woman single-handedly RUINS the bride’s big day. And notice the bride’s face before the big crash happens—she’s not pleased, she can tell this isn’t going to end well. Although this video is hilarious, it’s also so tragic–let it be a lesson to us all that the best way to support your leading lady on her big day is to go easy on the alcohol! Grabbing the groom’s tie and pulling him from his bride on the dance floor? Pole dancing on the reception tent posts? Yikes, not exactly the best way to make someone’s wedding day special. This video is all the proof you need that you should save the pole dancing for the bachelorette party! […]

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