Pulse: 60-Second Critic: Class: Pole Dancing

Shorts and heels. The only things you need to bring to pole dancing classes at A Sensual You


Shorts and heels. Those are the only things you need to bring to pole dancing classes at A Sensual You, a cozy studio just off Girard. I’d heard of the pole dancing fad a few years ago, but now I see why women still flock to 90-minute classes: exercise, presents for their men, bonding with the girls, or just the chance to let their inner sex kittens out. (“Diva,” by the way, is an actual walk.) Take just one class helmed by teacher “Dutchess” and her eight-inch clear heels, and you’ll be hooked, departing more relaxed, flexible and confident than after any session of Pilates, yoga — or therapy. A

A Sensual You, 954 North 8th Street, 484-410-9787, asensualyou.com. Classes start at $35.