Happy “Pole Pride” Day!
Email us with your pictures, videos or stories at firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Facebook – Facebook.com/UPArtists! Stories shared by UPA fans and friends: Andrea Marie Dance “I’m a proud pole girl! I took my first class about a year ago and was immediately hooked. I came away from that class bruised, skin burned, and sorer than I had ever been in my life, and I loved it. I wear my bruises as a badge of honor. I worked hard for those. Each new trick I learn and master gives me such a high. It’s an incredible experience.” TaMara SexpertlyYours Campbell “My introduction into pole dancing began in late 2003 with Gabrielle Gumbs, the owner of www.aphroditesnp.com, the first black owner of a pole dancing studio ever! Shorty after that, I opened up my business Beautifully Me, llc. We were among the first five people in the country to teach pole dancing as a class. i will forever be grateful to Gabrielle for introducing me to pole dancing!! She changed and in many ways saved my life!!” Emily Kelman “My first pole dance video posted Jun 28, 2010 I remember thinking I was so good, it’s funny to watch this now 😛 I’ve definitely improved since then!” http://youtu.be/pCwhGYF2Xs0