By Rafaela Kuznec @RafaelaKuznec

A WOMAN has turned her life around after losing 200lbs – and it’s all thanks to pole dancing

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Videographer / director: Obed Gonzalez
Producer: Rafaela Kuznec, James Thorne
Editor: James Thorne

Losing half her body weight, Erin has also gained a new level of confidence through the sport. Following a difficult divorce, the 30-year-old, who resides in Arizona, decided to turn her life around with a better diet and more exercise, weighing in at 140lbs. Since then she has had a tummy tuck and breast correction surgery. Erin is a professional dominatrix and exotic dancer, she got into both of these professions post-weight loss and now loves her body. Erin told Barcroft TV: “When I look in a mirror I am really happy and pleased with my results. I am very happy with the way I look – I had to work damn hard.” As well as working as an exotic dancer she has two kids who she goes on mountain hikes with. The mother of two said that her kids motivated her to lose weight: “My kids helped me on my weight loss journey because they would always want to go on hikes and walks even when I didn’t want to.”