Pole fitness is now offered at many gyms. Its physical benefits are undeniable, but its emotional benefits can be even more profound. Read our beginner's guide if you're contemplating your class.
I spent my student years studying media, communications and dance routines on Top of the Pops using my VCR’s slow-mo function and a limited knowledge of 8 step phrases. The latter wasn’t course-work (sadly) - I was in a Steps tribute band, called Stairs (yes, really) and dancing became a huge part of my student life.