Working the pole. It's seductive, and also a workout. Classes have popped up all over the country in recent years, but none quite like this Texas one.
It’s called Pole Fitness for Jesus.
“I was a dancer for 3 years, probably 7 years ago or so. I did it for awhile, it’s not something I felt rewarded by," said owner/instructor Crystal Deans.
"So I decided to take the part that I liked about that and bring it here, but it’s so much fitness ... I don’t teach women to be strippers,” she insists.
Every second Sunday of the month, Deans invites female church-goers to "pole fitness for Jesus. We do the upbeat contemporary Christian music."
A love of God is mandatory: "People have to bring their church program to get in, so we basically just continue the whole worship thing here.”
Sexy moves, toned thighs and praise for the Almighty. What stigma?!