Episode 12

Amy Bond

Published on: 12th May, 2021

We get to chat and laugh with Amy Bond, owner of Pole & Dance Studios with studio locations in San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley. She is an author, competitive pole dancer, and pro bono attorney. In this episode we discuss her recent feature in the Netflix-original documentary Strip Down, Rise Up, the healing aspects of pole dance, and her and her husband's journey into polyamory.

Amy Bond's Links:

Website: amybondwrites.com

Instagram: @amysunshine007

Twitter: @Amyrbond

Pole & Dance Studios: poleanddancestudios.com

Competitive Pole Video: youtube.com/watch?v=MSAYPVCupuc


Things We Talk About:

Strip Down, Rise Up (Netflix-original documentary)

The Chronology of Water by Lidia Yuknavitch

Corporeal Center

Poly Secure by Jessica Fern

Unlocking Us podcast by Brene Brown

101 Essays to Change the Way You Think by Brianna Wiest

Bara Du (Musical Artist)

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A Sex Worker's Guide to the Galaxy
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Parker Westwood has been in sex work on and off for the last decade in various different aspects of the work. They are one of the founding members of ANSWER Detroit (A Network of Sex Workers to Excite Revolution) a social justice collective of sex workers in Detroit that exists to uphold the right of sex workers to engage in this work for whatever reasons they choose. Parker is a pretty stereotypical Libra, has a dog named Typo, and drinks her coffee black. They believe in the power of stories to connect us all as humans and create bonds that can change the world. When we own our stories, we own our liberation.