Cambridge University to offer pole dancing classes

08:46, April 14, 2010      

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Cambridge University will offer pole dancing classes to its students to relieve their exam stress, according to the Cambridge Union Society as reported by Daily Telegraph.

It is the first time that pole dancing lessons will be offered by a Cambridge University society, but the classes will only be offered to female students with no previous experience.

The class, consisting of four "pole-fitness" sessions, will start on April 25.

Juan de Francisco, who is responsible for arranging the dance classes, admitted that the classes might trigger controversy but were meant as "harmless fun."

He said: "The classes are for fitness and well-being, and are not intended to be sexual."

The Union, a student society at Cambridge, already offers weekly yoga and pilates classes.

Source: Xinhua/Agencies


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