Pole dancing is a combination of dance and gymnastic moves performed around a vertical pole in a flowing, graceful routine. There are many different kinds of pole moves including; spins, poses, floor work, dance and transitional moves, pole to floor and floor to pole moves and inversions. Pole dancing is growing in popularity as a form of exercise, with an increased awareness of the fitness benefits. Beginner students should wear comfortable fitted clothes(long pants) and intermediate to advanced students should wear shorts.