Richmond's premeire studio for aerial and performing arts

SOUL AERIAL and Performing Arts Center and our amazing staff of top aerialists, dancers, acro yoga, circus and flow arts instructors is offering a fabulous assortment of classes in our state of the art 6,000 square foot facility.

Classes for Children, Teens & Adults. All experience levels taught, from Beginner to Professional! Performance Opportunities!

Classes include:

  • Circus Arts
  • Aerial Hammock & Lyra
  • Pole Arts & Fitness
  • Hoop Dance
  • Jazz & Hip Hop
  • Acro Yoga
  • Musical Theater
  • Budokids
  • Capoeira Angola
  • …and more!

SOUL AERIAL also offers:

  • Kids & Adult Birthday Parties
  • Bachelorette Parties
  • Theater & Rehearsal space Rentals!

"So much fun! Fantastic classes, wonderful instructors and a world-class facility."

—Christina L.

Flynn Cross owner of SOUL AERIAL and Performance Arts Center


A Richmond native, Flynn is a classically trained dancer, teacher, choreographer, actress, singer and pianist. Most recently, Flynn has found a love and passion for the Aerial Arts. In addition to owning and teaching at SOUL, Flynn also is a competitive pole dancer and helps to judge at these competitions as well. In April 2015, Flynn placed First in her division in the Championship & Dramatic categories at the Atlantic Pole Championships. In August 2015, she placed First in the Dramatic & Third in the Championship categories, in her respective division, at the U.S. National Pole & Aerial Championships in L.A.

Flynn's career has been full of teaching and performing. Locally, Flynn has taught as an Adjunct Faculty member at VCU, Lead Dance Teacher for Henrico County Public School's Specialty Center for the Arts, Adjudicator for the Governor's School for the Visual and Performing Arts and the Appomattox Regional Governor's School, serving on the Board of Directors for the Southside Virginia Council for the Arts and working with children from ages 5-17 as the dance and music director at two prominent children's theaters in The Washington DC metro area.

She has received numerous awards, including receiving two awards from the Virginia Governor's School for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Youth. She holds a BFA in Dance from George Mason University.

Flynn Cross, Owner   |   (804) 310-4858

1632 Ownby Lane, Richmond, Virginia 23220

Flynn Cross, Owner
(804) 310-4858

1632 Ownby Lane,
Richmond, Virginia 23220