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Where Did Pole Dancing Come From

Some have asserted this to be the origin of modern striptease, but other influences may have come from Parisian times and the Moulin Rouge striptease through to Middle east belly dancing and Yank burlesque. Another idea of where pole dance actually started is associated to the Maypole. The earliest recorded pole dance was in 1968 with a performance by Belle Jangles at Mugwump strip joint in Oregon. Present-day’s pole dancing fever is thought to have started in Canada in the 1980’s in exotic table dancing and lap […]

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