Would you believe this girl here was four months pregnant when I shot her? I knew Jana Blanco through a friend on Instagram and I recall seeing a lot of her pole dancing pictures then. She has since stopped pole and put her efforts into Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ) instead.
At only 47kg, the petite girl is one of the few female purple belts in the sport in Singapore and she is very proud of it. “BJJ is a great equalizer. Size, age, weight, height doesn’t matter – all you need is the resilience to keep training and an open mind to keep on learning new techniques,” she said.
Read her full interview on Yahoo here.