Maternity goals for life! Pole dancer Jill MacLean, who just gave birth this week, didn't let her pregnancy stop her from busting her sexy moves. She often documented her pole dance skills via Instagram — and explained her reasoning on her blog before critics could beat her to the punch.
"I am not going to write a speech justifying what I do, as a pole dancer and now as a soon-to-be-mother. But I will say this… As women we all want to feel sexy, this is how I feel sexy," MacLean, 36, wrote on her site Cleo's Rock 'n' Pole earlier this month. "This is how I express myself and I'm sure my son is gonna think his mum rocks when we bring out these pics on his 21st birthday! My husband also thinks I'm pretty cool!"
MacLean, "Cleo the Hurricane," joked that she's not really "pole dancing" — but the footage shows something clearly different. Her outfit of choice in the studio? Just a sports bra, underwear and heels.
Shot at Cleo's Rock N Pole BRAND new location in Los Angeles! Watch out pole world, I'm competition ready with my new signature move - the baby belly rub!Wearing Sonic Siren #cleohotpants in turquoise coming out real soon! <3www.cleothehurricane.comPosted by Cleo The Hurricane on Monday, January 25, 2016
"Strapping on these heels and strutting to the pole, completely confident and aware, with my heels as an extension of my legs I feel completely comfortable! To be honest I am more clumsy at home barefoot than I am in a studio with sky-high stilettos on," MacLean added on her blog. "Pole Dancing has brought to me so MUCH, I mean if you're a pole dancer you know exactly what I'm talking about. The freedom, strength in my body and mind, the confidence, feeling feminine, feeling sexy and, of course, feeling EMPOWERED. I love the heels, skimpy outfits that used to scare me when I first started, the sensual movements, the athleticism . . . everything about it!"
And she means it. Back in January, she posted a Facebook video of herself getting down and dirty on the pole. Looking extremely confident, she flipped her hair, rolled around on the floor, twerked and did (wait for it!) a split.
Watch MacLean do twists, flips and more tricks in the video above!
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