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Pole dancing: Strictly Come Dancing star defends routine

28/11/2023

Pole dancing: Strictly Come Dancing star defends routineStrictly Come Pole' Dancing star Layton Williams has defended their dance routine for a 2023 episode of the television show. Here's more.

by Francois Jansen

28-11-2023 15:42

in Celeb News

Media personality, fashion and beauty journalist, actress and TV host Kuli Roberts has died unexpectedly, leaving Mzansi in a state of shock. Photo: Supplied Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Pole' Dancing star Layton Williams has defended their dance routine for a 2023 episode of the popular television show, after facing criticism from some fans of the show who found the dance routine to be crude and inappropriate for mainstream viewing.

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Do you see any problems with a pole dance instead of a polka or samba in front of the judges?

Here's more about the show, and why this form of dancing could be seen as a great form of exercise - even when you're not on an international dance competition.

Pole dancing: Strictly Come Dancing star defends routine Strictly Come Dancing television star Layton Williams has gone on record to defend their pole dance routine, performed in front of the judges of the popular television show for the year.

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The star is the celebrity' part of the dance competition, partnered up with Nikita Kuzman.

Williams is known for starring in the television show Bad Education, though his stint on the reality dance competition is the latest addition to his portfolio.

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Layton's latest dance has triggered some controversy, owing to the pole dance routine on the latest episode.

What is it? According to the website Merriam-Webster, the performance art is defined as usually solo dancing performed while using a fixed vertical pole as a prop.'

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For many people it is seen as a form of entertainment - but for many other people pole dancing is a form of exercise instead.

Many celebrities have endorsed pole dancing, including Madonna and now actor and dancer Layton Williams.

Pole dancing: a form of exercise According to medical studies about this exercise form, this could burn as much as 280 kilocalories per minute.

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The skill requires more than just looking sexy, but pole dancing actually burns calories for its high-cardiovascular exercise - and yes, it's one way to build your fitness.

Many people choose to do it in the privacy of their homes.

Would you?

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