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Feel Amazing and Discover Your Potential With Our Aerial Classes In Richmond

Reach your highest potential through our amazing Aerial Classes in Richmond. We help people of all backgrounds and experience levels discover growth and beauty through this program's artistic movement. Beginners always welcome! No experience required. 

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What Can You Expect From Our Aerial Program?

We offer a wide range of Aerial Classes that encourage you to come as you are and be who you are. From the moment you walk in the door, you will find a welcoming, inclusive and kind community of friends. Our team of world class professional instructors is dedicated to helping you learn lyra and silk skills in a nurturing, fun and happy environment.

Our Aerial Classes in Richmond include:

Intro to Aerials

If you're new to Aerial arts, then this is the perfect class for you! We will teach you the foundational basics so that you can be prepared for a Silks or Lyra. What You Will Accomplish: SILKS - Climb, Footlock, Double Footlock, Supported Straddle Inversions / LYRA - Single Leg Mount, Straddle Mount, Peter Pan, Double Knee Hang. 

Silks Level 1

Silks is one of our most popular classes at SOUL Aerial & Performing Arts Center. Using two pieces of hanging fabric, you will learn basic silks conditioning, how to climb and descend the silks safely, tricks and spins, and single foot locks with beginner poses. Ready to move to Silks 1? Must be able to cleanly execute the following PREREQUISITES: Basic or Russian Climb, Inversion from the Ground, Double Footlock, Hip Key on the Ground.

Silks Level 2

Silks Level 2 will expand your silks vocabulary and begin to sequence skills! Students taking this course continue with conditioning, intermediate tricks, and choreography. If you have at least six months to one year of experience with Silks and the below prerequisites, then this is the perfect class for you. Ready to move to Silks 2? Must be able to cleanly execute the following PREREQUISITES: Footlock in the Air, Inversion in the Air, Hip Key in the Air, Crossback Straddle.

Silks Level 3

Silks Level 3 is the ideal class for experienced Silks aerialists! Students taking this course will explore more dynamic drops, beats, and complex sequences. We recommend a more expansive range of Silks training and knowledge, strength and control of the core, and the below prerequisites. Ready to move to Silks 3? Must be able to cleanly execute the following PREREQUISITES: Straddle Climbs, Inverted Double Crochet, S Wrap, Wheeldown/Windmill.

Lyra Level 1

Lyra is designed to work on various techniques to enter and exit the hoop along with trapeze conditioning exercises. These incredible classes will help you build strength, increase flexibility, and teach flips, turns, rolls, and transitions! Ready to move to Lyra 1? Must be able to cleanly execute the following PREREQUISITES: Comfortable Mounting Apparatus, Straddle Inversion, Double Knee Hang.

Lyra Level 2

This class is designed to help increase your skills in Lyra even more! If you have Lyra experience of at least one year, then this is the perfect class for you. Ready to move to Lyra 2? Must be able to cleanly execute the following PREREQUISITES: Gazelle, Pullover, Straddle Inversions, Double Knee Hang Top Bar, Beat to Seat, Half Mill Dismount.

Lyra Level 3

This class will work on more advanced and dynamic skills including drops, beats, and various rolls! We recommend a more expansive range of Lyra training and knowledge, strength and control of the core, and the below prerequisites. Ready to move to Lyra 3? Must be able to cleanly execute the following PREREQUISITES: Pull Ups, Clean Inversions (without using the ground), Sequencing Experience, Back Balance Hands Free, Comfortable Working Above the Lyra.

Open Aerials

For current aerial clients only. This time is used for personal practice of current skills learned in class. No instruction will be offered and we ask clients to use good safe practice skills and you may practice at your own risk.

Aerial Yoga
Join us in this aerial silk hammock class inspired by yoga, pilates and relaxation. We will focus on strength, balance, spatial awareness, alignment and stability. Students learn yoga and pilates principles using the silk hammocks to build strength and flexibility. Movements will be connected to breath, leaving students feeling more centered, grounded and aligned.

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Don't Miss Out! Our Aerial Classes In Richmond Have Something For Everyone!

It doesn't matter if you've been training for years or you're ready to try Aerial Classes out for the very first time. At SOUL Aerial & Performing Arts Center, you will discover personal growth like never before! We invite anyone from Richmond and the surrounding areas to try it out for yourself! 

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