K-Pop idols are always challenging themselves to try new things, especially when it comes to dancing! Whether they’re learning new styles for a comeback or taking on tough dance workouts, they’re not afraid to experiment with various genres of dance. Although pole dancing once had a bad reputation, many K-Pop idols are giving it a try as part of their fitness regimens, and some have even pole danced in their music videos!
Here are 6 K-Pop idols who have shown off their pole dancing skills!
1. Lisa (BLACKPINK)
Lisa showed off her pole dancing skills in the video for her solo debut, “LALISA!”
She shared footage of her perfecting her pole dancing skills in a behind-the-scenes video, and she killed the routine in rehearsals.
Lisa picked up on pole dancing so fast that her instructors complimented her! One of her teachers, Cho In Young, said “I’m surprised at how she can do all these techniques straight away and the body line gets formed straight away.”
CL isn’t known as “The Baddest Female” for nothing! She starred in the variety show Livin’ the Double Life and took a pole dance class while appearing on the show.
Although she struggled at first, she quickly got the hang of pole dancing.
By the end of the class, CL was perfectly in sync with the other dancers and had all the moves down!
3. Yuju (GFRIEND)
GFRIEND’s Yuju has been wowing fans with her pole dancing skills for years! She’s posted videos of her dance classes on her personal Instagram channel.
Yuju also showed off her pole dancing skills in GFRIEND’s video for “MAGO.”
She once did a pole dance routine on the talk show Video Star, and she showed that this type of dance is more graceful and beautiful than many people realize.
4. Eunhyuk (Super Junior)
Super Junior’s Eunhyuk has always been known for his dancing skills, and he once showed that his skills extend to pole dancing!
He shocked the audience of the talk show Strong Heart by easily making his way to the very top of the pole.
Eunhyuk showed just how strong his core and leg muscles are as he let go of the pole and balanced himself using only his legs and ab muscles.
5. BamBam (GOT7)
BamBam tried pole dancing because Yugyeom arranged for him to take a mysterious dance class. When BamBam arrived at the dance studio, he learned he would be taking a pole dancing class.
Although BamBam definitely didn’t expect to learn pole dancing, he aced the class anyway.
Since BamBam did so well, his instructor decided to challenge him with more advanced moves. BamBam shocked her by picking up on the harder moves right away! She said, “Really good! Seriously!”
6. Jia (Miss A)
Jia showed her pole dance skills off on the variety show Star King.
She pulled off some rather advanced moves during the impromptu performance.
Her skills shocked the audience and the show’s hosts, and they cheered through her entire pole dance routine.