Welcome to SOUL!
Welcome to SOUL! We are delighted to welcome you to our studio. To enjoy your first classes with us, be sure to completely read all terms and conditions with class pass purchases. (This helps to eliminate any confusion, so your first experience is the BEST One Ever!) CLASS PASS POLICIES: All class reservations must be completed online prior to your first class. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS or EXTENSIONS, regardless of waitlists, class availability or studio closures. All WAITLISTS require a valid pass to be moved into the class automatically should a space become available. Emailed, automatic waitlist opening notifications may take place up to 30 minutes prior to the class. Class LATE CANCELS (2 hours prior to start of class) or NO SHOWS will forfeit their pass. Please call the studio or email before the 2-hour window to avoid losing your pass.
Pricing: Single class passes range from $26-$30/class. 3 class package options begin at $70. Introductory Membership options available! Passes are for one person only and may NOT be shared.
New to Pole? If you have never taken pole before, this is YOUR class. We love beginners and teaching the foundational basics so you will be fully prepared for our Pole Level 1 class. Get ready to climb, spin and even try a trick or two. We kindly ask that all new pole friends take at least 5 – 10 classes of this Intro class before trying Pole Level 1. What to wear? Short Shorts & a tank top work best… you need skin on the pole to stick to the pole. Everyone is welcome and NO experience or upper body strength required. Come as you are!
Pole Level I— After you take Intro to Pole at least 5 – 10 times or if you have already had some pole experience, you are ready for Pole Level 1. Classes at this level will incorporate floor work, dance, spinning moves, static upright poses, basic climbs and conditioning to prepare for inversions. There is no inverting at this level when the student’s entire body is on the pole. Classes may use both spinning and static poles.
Pole Level I/II— Classes at this level will incorporate inversions from the ground, descending inversions, climb variations, intermediate spins, and floor work combinations. The student’s body will maintain 3 points of contact with the pole while inverted. Classes will build on transitional fluidity as well as preparations for more advanced spins and pole dismounts. Classes may use both spin and static poles. We strongly recommend at least 4 – 6 months of Pole Level 1 before entering this class.
Pole Level II/III— Classes at this level will incorporate inversions from the air, descending inversions, climb and advanced trick variations, intermediate and advanced spins, and floor work combinations. The student’s body will maintain 2 -3 points of contact with the pole while inverted. Classes will build on transitional fluidity as well as advanced pole tricks and dismounts. Classes uses both spin and static poles. Participants must have clean inversions to enter this class.
Get ready for this sultry, sexy pole dance class. It has the perfect amount of sexiness on the pole and off. Whether working with the pole, chair, hair, or the floor, this class will learn a sexy pole and dance routine to release your inner vixen. Wear whatever you want that makes you feel sexy, bring your heels, kneepads or legwarmers and get ready for a unique SOUL After Dark experience. Adults ONLY!
Not ready to jump right into SOUL Pole After Dark and looking for a slower paced sexy class. Then, join us for this sultry, slow paced sexy pole dance class. It has the perfect amount of sexiness on the pole and off. This introductory class will learn a simple, fun and sexy pole and dance routine to release your inner vixen. Wear whatever you want that makes you feel sexy, bring your heels (they are not required), kneepads or legwarmers and get ready for a unique SOUL After Dark experience. Adults ONLY!
New to Aerial arts? If you have never taken silks or lyra before, this is YOUR class. We love beginners and teaching the foundational basics so you will be fully prepared for our Silks Level 1 or Lyra Level 1 class. We kindly ask that all new aerial friends take at least 4 -6 months of this Intro class before trying Silks or Lyra Level 1. Classes will alternate between Silks or Lyra at the studio’s discretion, therefore what is offered may vary. (We do not offer a schedule of which will be offered each week.) It’s a great way to get your feet wet with our two most popular aerial styles at SOUL!
Lyra is designed to work on various techniques to enter and exit the hoop along with conditioning exercises. Classes will build strength, showcase flexibility and teach flips, turns, rolls, and transitions. Classes will progress into fluid choreographed sequences. This class is perfect for beginners after 4 – 6 months of Intro to Aerials.
Lyra is designed to work on various techniques to enter and exit the hoop along with conditioning exercises. Classes will build strength, showcase flexibility and teach flips, turns, rolls, and transitions. Classes will progress into fluid choreographed sequences. This class is for those with lyra experience of at least 1 year or with permission from instructor.
One of the most popular classes at SOUL, so book early! Silks will work with 2 pieces of hanging fabric. Students will learn basic silks conditioning, how to climb and descend the silks safely, single foot locks with beginner poses, tricks and spins. This class is perfect for beginners after 4 – 6 months of Intro to Aerials.
Silks Level 2 is perfect for the experienced Silks aerialist. Students continue with conditioning, advanced tricks, and choreography. This class is for those with silks experience of at least 1 year or with permission from instructor.
A gentle and slow introduction to an aerial sling. A lovely blend of yoga while using an aerial sling to deepen your stretch, lengthen your spine and gain more strength. This is a great way to unwind, relax and have fun in the air!
SPECIALTY CLASSES - Offered with limited availability
- CHAIR DANCE
- SOUL DATE NIGHT
- ADULT BALLET
- FLEXIBILITY AND STRENGTH
- MIXED APPARATUS
- EXOTIC FLOOR FLOW
Ready to heat up your night? This beginner chair dance with hip hop and heels inspired class will be sure to tap into your inner siren. This class will have a great energetic warm up with a hot piece of choreography to finish off the class. Bring your favorite pair of heels (however not required) exclusive dance class!
Ready for some fun, just the two of you? This hot and steamy lap dance and pole class is the perfect evening out for couples who are looking to do something new and fun in RVA. This is a specialty class, which typically is offered on Valentine’s Day. Be sure to follow our Instagram @soulaerial for the latest details. For ADULTS Only!
Bring your kneepads or long legwarmers for this exhilarating and super sexy twerk class! No experience required. Feel stronger, confident and goregeous after this dance workout!
Come join this class and gain the flexibility, body awareness, strength and conditioning! Aerialists need upper body strength, and this program is specifically designed with to increase the stamina needed to work in aerial equipment. Using the lyra to help increase your overall body conditioning and flexibility, you will see the results you are looking for in this amazing fitness class!
If you have taken more than 10 – 15 aerial classes, have aerial experience and are ready to work independently with guidance from one of our amazing instructors, then you are going to love this class. Get ready to explore “all the things”… corde lisse, aerial frame, static and dance trapeze and sling. We will see you on our aerial playground!
Ready to slink, slide and find your inner sexy self in this hot dance class at SOUL! Bring your kneepads or long legwarmers for the best experience! No experience required. This class will be sure to leave you feeling super sexy and confident!