Pole Dance in Lebanon: From a Workout Trend to a Lasting Community

Four women stretching in the dark

Essentially known as a discipline that combines dance and acrobatics, pole dance has been a noteworthy workout trend within the Lebanese community for the past few years, garnering a following of dedicated practitioners from all ages and backgrounds. But the physical activity component is only the tip of iceberg, as pole dance has gradually shifted […]

And Then Suddenly I Jumped!


Photo by Gaëlle Vuillaume Entrepreneurship, en•tre•pre•neur•ship äntrəprəˈnərˌSHip/ noun: the activity of setting up a business and taking on financial risks in the hope of profit. One day, a very well-intentioned financial advisor asked me about my “risk level.” I put on a wicked smile and replied, “My slippers have non-skid soles.” I think he quit […]