Thursday, 1 September 2011

10 hour Danceathon in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

Pole Passion takes part in
10 Hour Dance ‘a’ Thon
To support
‘Macmillan Cancer Support’ for its second year

Pole Passion has again been invited to the amazing event at Arun Leisure Centre, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO22 8ED on Sunday October 30th 2011. 10am start – 8pm
This event is for raising vital money for Macmillan Cancer Support and the day will consist of 1 hour per dance style for people to come and participate in. Last year Pole Passion helped raise a massive £15,273.78

The Event Day

There will be over 400 people there joining in and the styles will be from sexy salsa to funky jazz, to Burlesque dance from our very own Burlesque Passion and this year new will be Can Can presentations.
All the dance classes will be kept fun and simple so everyone can follow them, whether they are a strictly come dancer professional, to those participants having 2 left feet!

Arun Leisure Centre has kindly donated their venue for this charitable event.

The lists of all the 10 dance styles for 2011 are:

Burlesque – Burlesque Passion
Can Can – Pole Passion
Pole Dancing – Pole Passion
Latin Ballroom
Hip Hop
Line Dancing

There will be entertainment between the breaks of the dance styles including Pole Passion Pole presentations and a raffle and all donations will go to this worthy cause.

Pole Passion is very thankful to be invited to such a great cause and hope that their sexy Burlesque and Can Can class will go down a storm!
Kay Penney chief director of Pole Passion is very excited at the thought of seeing hundreds of people shimmy and shaking with a feather bower in hand!!

Pole Passion will have the famous Free Standing R-Poles down at this event as well as the Bognor Pole Students, headed by Sue Thompson for everyone to see and to try out.

For more information on this event and to book yourself in for the day see: (same for 2011 too) Frequently asked questions click the link below

To be invloved in the day it only costs £10 per person for the whole day and 80% of all money goes to Macmillan Cancer Support charity.

For more information about our FUN parties from Pole Passion in different styles of dance to include

Burlesque, Pole Fitness/Dance and Can Can, please visit the website

For more information about our Pole Fitness Classes from Pole Passion please visit the website

Information on Macmillan Cancer Support and why we want to help:

As many of us are affected by cancer these days with one in three either being affected directly or know someone who has been affected we support the important research that charities such as Macmillan cancer support strives everyday to improve the lives of people affected by cancer; they provide medical and financial support and will make sufferer’s lives as easy as they can.
Kay herself being diagnosed with cancer in 2006 and whose mother was viciously attacked and consequently died by the disease in 2008
Macmillian’s ambition is to improve the lives of everyone living with cancer, as more and more people are having to cope with this disease in their daily life.
Macmillan also offer emotional and practical support too, invaluable to those suffers.
It is also about supporting families and communities and bringing them together to become stronger physically and emotionally even after distressing deaths.
Macmillan guide their patients every step of the way and fund nurses and health care professionals and cancer care centres.
Macmillan understands that people need support at home, so they provide carers and also for emotional support they have cancer support specialists to listen to.
Macmillan also give financial benefit advice for all the extra costs from travelling to the heating bills.

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