Plus Size Pole Dancing

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If you're a larger woman who's looking for info on pole dancing, or you're wondering if this sport is even something you can do, this section is just for you. Welcome!

Your Pole Pal gets a lot of questions about pole dancing for fitness, and a number of them come from larger women wanting to know if they can - or even should - give it a try.

Some of these women even hinted they'd like to have their very own section on this website to explore pole dancing on their own terms. To which Your Pole Pal replied, "let's do it!"

To make it easier to find the information you're looking for, this section is organized according to the following popular topics, ie the ones that are most often asked about:


Most women have questions about the various poles that are available, but if you're in a bigger body, you may have real concerns about which ones can handle a larger weight load, and whether a particular design or model is safe for you.

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In this section, you can read about the various dance pole options, and which ones are best if you have concerns about how much weight they can handle.

Plus Size Pole Dancing DVD Picks

You've probably noticed this already if you're walking around in a plus size body, but most fitness DVDs - including pole dancing DVDs - are geared towards women who aren't typically trying to haul 300 pounds up in the air and wrap it gracefully around a narrow piece of steel!

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If you're wondering which pole DVDs are best for plus size women, this section will help you find something challenging, yet do-able given your own unique size, shape and fitness level.


Finding pole wear that's comfy and fits well can be a challenge if you're a larger woman. And that applies whether you're looking for sexy lingerie or workout wear.

This section will help you get outfitted for your sport, no matter what your own personal style is.

Click to see lots of clothing options for plus size women - from fitness wear to sexy wear!

Plus Size Pole Fitness FAQs

Big girls, welcome to your very own pole fitness FAQs!

On this page you'll find answers to all kinds of questions about pole fitness for plus size women. And if you can't find the answer to your question here, feel free to ask!

Plus Size Pole Dancing Videos

Get inspired with this curated collection of videos featuring some downright incredible plus size pole dancers.

Emma Haslam and LuAyne Brown are just two of the news-makers and stereotype breakers in the world of plus size pole. Come see what they - and others - are up to.

Where To Next?

Pole Safety

Staying safe and injury-free may sound like a boring topic when you'd rather be learning sexy moves. But Your Pole Pal says, "safe is sexy!"

Books & Manuals

These pole dance training books and manuals are good learning aids, and they're affordable too. Expand your home study library today!

Flexibility Tips

Whether your goal is to improve your pole moves or avoid injury, getting and staying stretchy is where it's at.