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Forget Botox for 8-year-olds or push-up bras for 12-year-olds . A dance studio in the British midlands is offering pole-dancing classes for children as young as 3. In the “Little Spinners” class at the Make Me Fabulous Dance Studio in Northhampton, little girls are taught to spin around, climb up, and slide down the pole with their legs open in a V-shape. (Watch a British news report below.) The class’ instructor, Carly Wilford, insists there’s “nothing sexual about it,” and says she’s “trying to remove the stigma from pole dancing and show that it actually helps children keep fit and learn balance, much like gym classes.” Outraged child advocates are urging the government to step in and help protect the innocence of the younger set.


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