Pole dancing, while once associated with a negative connotation, has now gained the status of a tough, fun work out in Korea! There are tons of idols who gave the sport a shot, and had fans stupefied with their incredible skill and finesse! Here are 9 female idols who tried, and succeeded at, being incredibly adept at pole dancing!
1. After School
For After School‘s 2013 comeback with “First Love”, they showcased a “pole dancing” concept for the comeback, and the skills and hard work of all the members was critically acclaimed!
2. T-ARA’s Jiyeon
In an episode of Living Together In An Empty Room, T-ARA‘s Jiyeon revealed her incredible pole dancing skills, and even gave a performance that lived up to her reputation as the main dancer of her group!
You can see it from the 2:24 mark here!
3. MAMAMOO’s Solar
MAMAMOO‘s Solar is an idol who’s well-known for her love of pole dancing, and the talent she has for it! She’s showcased her skills several times, such as in the MV for “Egotistic”, in a daringly sexy pole dancing performance at 2018 MAMA, at concerts and even separate videos of her dancing uploaded to her YouTube channel!
4. Brown Eyed Girls’ Gain
Brown Eyed Girls have always been the OG sexy queens, and Gain lives up to their golden rep! She’s shown her skills at pole dancing numerous times, and has even uploaded a video showcasing her talent incredibly well!
5. Apink’s Bomi
Apink‘s Bomi is another idol who’s very good at pole dancing! With her natural affinity for dancing, she took to the sport easily, and has performed pole dancing choreographies many times for the group’s many concerts!
6. GFRIEND’s Yuju
While GFRIEND‘s Yuju is mostly known as a power vocalist, given the group she belongs to, it’s no surprise that she’s got some killer talent as a dancer as well! She recently revealed her skills with a pole dance choreography, and absolutely killed it!
7. CLC’s Kwon Eunbin
CLC‘s “giant maknae” Kwon Eunbin first revealed her pole dancing hobby in the MV for the group’s comeback track “Black Dress”, and impressed fans deeply with her talent! She later then also uploaded a separate pole dance choreography video, and had fans lauding her skill and finesse all over again!
Back in 2016, girl group STELLAR tried their hand at pole dancing, and gave it all they had- in high heels! Fans were incredibly impressed with their hard work and dedication, and also how quickly they adapting to the dance in a matter of hours!
Sori is another singer who is also fond of pole dancing, and recently suffered a bit of a backlash about her choice of pole dancing outfit as well. Luckily, that didn’t deter her from her love of the sport, and she continued to show how adept she was at it as well!