I am certainly one who is not against activities which promote exercise and physical fitness. However I must confess that “pole dancing” as an exercise never crossed my mind and is among the least likely of activities I’d imagine to discover exercised in conservative Saudi Arabia. Yet just because a place gives the illusion of conservatism on the surface that does not mean after peeling away a few layers (no pun intended) one can find anything beneath shifting sands.
This article is the unique story of an expatriate in Makkah who was sponsored to come and teach pole dancing to female members of a Saudi family.
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