Pole-dancing has been associated with strip clubs since strip clubs were a thing. But it’s so much more than a watered-down mating dance for the pleasure of men. It is an art form, and like all art forms, it requires massive discipline and perseverance.
Perhaps our favourite quote from the video is from Aarifa’s mother, who says,
If we’re gonna talk about women empowerment, first let’s liberate ourselves, our families, and then talk about it.
Get inspired by Aarifa’s passion.