We're excited at the fact that pole dancing seems to be getting more socially accepted these days. No longer is it just for strippers, single moms, and students trying to pay for college.

Nowadays it's a more respectable activity. Ladies are starting to see the health/fitness benefits of pole dancing...and classes are just as common as yoga or pilates.

There are even pole dancing competitions. At the recent UK Professional Pole Championships, we got to see pole performer Annie Norris. In fact, Norris was named "Best Pole Dancer of 2011" at that competition. She's been working on her pole skills for 6 years, and boy does she have some skills.

Enjoy Annie in action. Warning: you may want to turn down your speakers, unless you want to hear Adele screeching in the background.