Anything else people should know about pole: If there is one thing I would like people to know about pole is that you don't need any kind of formal dance background to do it!! Michelle teaches it in a way that someone who has never stepped foot in a dance studio or near a pole, we all start on the same level. Speaking as someone who has a dance background, pole is a whole different beast!! You come into class for one purpose, to have fun...then you're hooked despite your talent on the pole! It truly is a love story.