Sacred Circle Sundays| Muladhara Session2|

  Sacred Circle Sundays|  Session 2 (Continuation of Session 1 )   UNDERSTANDING COLOR AND SOUND CONNECTION Color essentially is a wave traveling thru space and depending on its wavelength we see its color. The color associated with…

Sacred Circle Sundays| Journey to self| Shakti Rising

Sacred Circle Sundays A journey to our inner being/ Reconnecting to ourselves on all levels Muladhara/ Root Chakra/ 1st session Color Red| Beeja Mantra LAM| Element Earth About Muladhara Located in the perineum, Muladhara is the basic chakra in the…

Importance of Yoga for Pole dancers|Aradia Fitness Loudoun

  Importance of yoga for Pole Dancers I was fortunate enough to grow up with yoga being a way of life, however I was also not particularly fond of it. As a child I did not understand its importance. I went thru the practice mostly because it…

Honor your Body| Resolutions| Aradia Fitness Loudoun

Honor Your Body Honor Your Body, we have reached the beginning of a new year - a time of reflection and rebirth. This is the time that we set our intentions for the rest of the year through the making of resolutions. Unfortunately, these…

Intentions Making Resolutions|Aradia Fitness Loudoun| Pole Dance Studio NOVA

Intentions and Making Resolutions Intentions and Making resolutions, we have reached the beginning of a new year - a time of reflection and rebirth. This is the time that we set our intentions for the rest of the year through the making of…

Be kind to yourself

Be Kind to yourself Resolution Series 1 We have reached the beginning of a new year - a time of reflection and rebirth. This is the time that we set our intentions for the rest of the year through the making of resolutions. Unfortunately, these…

Aradia Goddess Spotlight-Natriya Aradia Fitness Loudoun Best pole studio in NOVA

  Aradia Goddess - Natriya   Be A Goddess We asked our Aradia Goddess a few questions, and here are her words What is your favorite past time besides pole?  My favorite past times and present are photography, knitting/crochet and…

Curvy Confidence| Pole dance program for Curvy Women

Curvy Confidence- Pole dance program for Curvy Women Curvy Confidence, a pole dance program for Curvy women. Our Ashburn studio is now offering classes for Curvy women!! We are offering these classes as series, so there is a progression build up as…

October News

ASHBURN STUDIO Workshops with Rihannan October 20th We are happy to host guest Pro Instructor Rihannan Nichole!  Please note that both workshops require intermediate pole skills to attend. 12:00 Base Work & Floor Tricks:…

Reconnect with yourself

Reconnect with yourself As I am aging I am finding my heritage and my love  for Yoga again. I have been immersing myself in yoga/ trainings/ and certifications from Kripalu. My recent immersion has been in Yoga Nidra with Jennifer Reis.…

Redeem Groupon/Living Social Vouchers

All vouchers must be redeemed by email before you can register for class(es). Follow the steps below to get started redeeming your Groupon voucher: (1) Create a User Account with our Schedule House class registration portal.…

Mindfulness – Taking control of your happiness

Taking control of your happiness starts with checking in with yourself. Your true self… Are you spending your time looking at yourself, dressing yourself through other people’s eyes? Are you judging yourself harshly, does that judgmental thought…

Practice Self Love

Practicing Self Love; A series to focus on practice (part 2) "Talk to yourself like you would to someone  you love" Brene Brown If you are reading this blog, this is the second of the series as we focus on the practice of self love and…

Self Love: Be Good To Yourself

Practicing Self Love; A series to focus on practice (part 1) Self-love, self-respect, self-worth: There’s a reason they all start with ‘self.’ You can’t find them in anyone else.” ~Unknown Be good to yourself Be Good To Yourself, loving…

Inversion Benefits

There are so many benefits of inversions!! I came across this very old video of world renowned yogi Yogacharya BKS Iyengar. He was explaining the importance of inversions and how inversion benefits the activities of the brain. I can vouch for the…

Student Spotlight- One Year Anniversary

I am so proud to share our student spotlight today. It is moments like this that I cherish; for I remember the very first call I received from this now strong.fit.confident Aradia Goddess. In her voice I knew with certainity that she was clear about…

Love Yourself

Loving yourself is harder than it seems     Love Yourself What does self love mean? Does it sound indulgent and almost selfish to you? Back in the day “you complete me” from a Tom Cruise movie trended for a long time. It made women teary…

Trying to fit in!! Let Your True Colors Shine

Never dim your light to fit in with others "If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you could be" ~ Maya Angelou These famous words from Maya Angelou always have me thinking. Do you ever catch yourself doing things…

Becoming

"Becoming" Former first lady Michelle Obama just published her book "Becoming" and I happen to watch one of the quick teasers about her conversation with my idol Oprah. Oprah asked the former first lady why she chose the word "Becoming"  as the…

Express Gratitude Be Thankful

Be thankful "Feeling Gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it"  William Arthur Ward We started a #thankfulchallenge2018 at the studio. With this challenge we are encouraging our students to write notes of things…

Art of Letting go

ART OF LETTING GO Everything that has a beginning has an end. The green of summer is quickly turning to brilliant hues of yellow, orange and brown.Letting go enables us to grow and shedding  makes growth possible.  Learning how and when to let go is…

Be Kind

Be Kind You will never speak to anyone more than you speak to yourself in your head. Be Kind to Yourself ~ Anonymous I am guilty of being unkind to myself. My first Pole Con I remember one of the vendors had a board up that said what would you tell…

Be Strong

Be Strong BE STRONG has always been my mantra for as long as I can remember.  I am sure I am not alone. What does being strong actually mean?? When I was younger I did not have much understanding of "being strong" and I would mostly shut down…

Be Happy

How to be Happy How to be Happy :) Happiness seems so unattainable,  something to be found at the end of a rainbow. It would seem that we are chasing it forever quantifying it by "if I have this car" or "when I have this house." Have you considered:…

How Aerial Yoga Can Help Professional Athletes

Aerial Yoga class in Ashburn How Aerial Yoga Can Help Professional Athletes Whether for increased stamina or flexibility, yoga is one of the best workouts to complement your fitness regime. It also incorporates the tenets of mindfulness meditation,…

MINDFULNESS: TAKE TIME TO DO NOTHING

MINDFULNESS Have you taken time to do nothing absolutely nothing at all. It is much harder than you would imagine. My recent experience in restorative and meditation class at the studio had me "woke" . As a child growing up in a village I spent a…

It takes courage to be vulnerable

You Don’t Have to Hide   Women are special creations. Many of us are gifted with a strength and resolve most men will never comprehend. We’re caregivers and nurturers. We bind our families together. So many people depend on us every day and we…

How Joining a Pole Studio Changed My Life (and It Can Change Yours, Too)

How Joining a Pole Studio Changed My Life (and It Can Change Yours, Too) “Just go in.” As it turns out, the voice inside me that won that day also happened to be the quietest. Under the delicate midday light of late November, I was…

Strong like a man but love like a woman

Be Strong like a Man but Love like a Woman   Logic, rationale, and critical thinking allows for the ability to fortify oneself with strength and power. Many men weld these talents like weapons. When used well, they can result in many wins.…

Women are real architects of Society

STRENGTH & DETERMINATION OF WOMEN Remember watching your mother juggle a million things and take care of a house full of people? What about our grandmothers who stood as the matriarch of our families? Those of us who had strong female role…

Speak Your Truth

Imagine standing alone, in front of peering eyes, waiting for you to speak. To speak your truth. A truth no one else has spoken before. One that no one wants to hear. Are you bold and strong in your testament? Do your hands sweat and knees shake…

Be Brave. Brave enough to be Uncomfortable

The TEDWomen lecture by Luvvie Ajayi hit home with some truths about people and women in particular. One of the most difficult things to do is to create uncomfortable situations. You know that queasy feeling in the pit of your stomach. Everyone…

How Curves Help with Pole

How Curves Help With Pole Originally posted on BadKitty USA Website Article written by Pippi Parnasse+ on November 30, 2015 Most fitness programs tout weight loss more loudly than any other benefit. Pole is a great way to lose weight too, and…

This Is My Body

THIS IS MY BODY. I am a movement artist, an aerial dancer, an instructor, a performer… and, I am a woman. One thing I see in men and women of the world is a tendency to honor our intelligence, attractiveness, kindness and creativity. We embrace our…

This Body, This Journey

There’s a question that constantly has my wheels turning and I’ve always asked myself this question in particular…”How can I be seen as being plus-sized if I’m an athletic and active person?”  Everyone’s definition and meaning of the words…

Majikmyke and his take on Sensuality

ARADIA FITNESS LOUDOUN·THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2016  As title would indicate this post (and more to follow) are dedicated to Michael Egan aka Majikmyke. I met Mike many years ago, I am sure he would not remember but I remember it like…

Just in Time for Summer

Now is the time to clean up the eating to prepare for summer months. Sadly we have no control over how the economy has been handled, what epidemics are traveling through our air or food system. We can not even control when the sun rises. Contrary to…