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Bittersweet Studios is the first co-ed alternative fitness studio (featuring pole fitness/pole dancing and aerial silk/lyra) in Jacksonville that serves clients of all ages and sizes. We offer a range of fitness options in strength training, cardio, dance and specialized instruction in aerial arts. Our aerial arts programs consist of pole fitness, aerial silks, aerial hammock yoga, and lyra aerial art. Bittersweet is also home to the only aerial arts performance group in Jacksonville, RelevÊ Aerial Dance. The studio offers over 4000 square feet of poles, aerial silks, aerial lyra and training space. We are able to offer a unique experience with intimate classes for personalized fitness needs. All instructors are CPR certified and hold an AFAA group fitness certification. We are the first of our kind in the Jacksonville market. Our programs are for people who are venturing away from traditional workouts and gyms. The innovative programs we provide are highly effective in building self esteem while transforming your body. Bittersweet offers over 40 classes per week, which you will not find anywhere else in northeast Florida. Our services include pole dancing lessons and classes in Jacksonville, and VIP pole parties. If you are looking for a new idea to create that perfect bachelorette party, girls’ night out, birthday party, or any special event call us today! We can customize a special pole or aerial party in our elegant and spacious venue.


Peek Into Pole If you have never taken a pole dance class, this is the class for you. This class includes a warm-up, core strengthening, and a cool-down with flexibility stretches. In this class you will learn the fundamentals of pole dance technique & strength training. From walking around the pole, to basic spins and floor work you will walk away with all you need to join our beginner level classes. Class will highlight body alignment, and confidence-building through body awareness and technique. This class is designed to introduce students to the pole and to the range of moves that can be performed with time and practice. Attention is also given to building upper body strength and flexibility all of which contribute to gaining pole skills. You can see for yourself what everyone else talking about! It will definitely leave you wanting more. This Class Is The Same Every Week And Is Meant To Only Be Taken Once. Pole .5 If you have never taken a pole dance class, this is the class for you. This class includes a warm-up, core strengthening, and a cool-down with flexibility stretches. In this class you will learn the fundamentals of pole dance technique & strength training. From walking around the pole, to basic spins and floor work you will walk away with all you need to join our beginner level classes. Class will highlight body alignment, and confidence-building through body awareness and technique. This class is designed to introduce students to the pole and to the range of moves that can be performed with time and practice. Attention is also given to building upper body strength and flexibility all of which contribute to gaining pole skills. You can see for yourself what everyone else talking about! It will definitely leave you wanting more.


Lyra Aerial lyra (also known as aerial hoop) is a circular apparatus suspended from a single or double point. In this class you will learn the various techniques to enter and exit from the hoop along with conditioning, strength and flexibility exercises. After learning basic skills and conditioning, the class will gradually progress into building your strength, showcasing flexibility and learning flipping, turning, rolling, posing, and transitioning positions. Note: We require students to wear clothing that covers the legs, torso and arms for all aerial classes, other than pole. This will help avoiding burns caused by friction with the fabric or hoop. Aerial Silks In this class you will begin with flexibility, strength, and conditioning exercises that will help you feel comfortable in the air. You will work on basic climbing skills and will learn how to create “locks” around your body with the fabric. After grasping these fundamentals, you will work on building stamina, strength and stability by working with fabric as your “pole.” Start with basic climbing and progress into various positions, inversions, drops and choreographed sequences. Note: We require students to wear clothing that covers the legs, torso and arms for all aerial classes, other than pole. This will help avoiding burns caused by friction with the fabric or hoop.

Aerial Arts – Kids (ages 9-17) In this class your child will begin with flexibility, strength, and conditioning exercises that will help him feel comfortable in the air. They will work on basic climbing skills and will learn how to create “locks” around their body with the fabric. They will also become familiar with the aerial hoop. They will be challenged, entertained and taught body awareness all while building self-esteem. Note: We require students to wear clothing that covers the legs, torso and arms for all aerial classes.


Nothing But Hands – Hand Balancing Acro Class This class will feature skills that you can do virtually anywhere. We will focus on exercises on the floor as well as hand-balancing canes. This class will cover everything thing from one-arm crocs, to headstands to handstands and aerials. This class will feature a lot of conditioning and will focus on keeping correct form through every movement. Aside from traditional moves we will also focus on power yoga poses to work on balance and build strength. DanceFusion Technique Want to improve your fluidity, transitions and overall dance technique all while acquiring new skills and learning choreography? This is the class for you! In this class we will work on basic, intermediate and advanced dance techniques in styles such as ;Modern, Jazz, Lyrical and Contemporary to help you become that versatile dancer you see on the stage and TV (ex: so you think you can dance ). This class may not always be easy but the outcome will be well worth it! Please wear fitted bottoms and a comfortable but not too baggy of a top, socks will be sometimes needed-

Bangin’ Ballet A contemporary take on a traditional class that will help lengthen and strengthen your muscles while using classical ballet skills! Including a barre warm-up, across the floor exercises, and ending with some choreography, this class is sure to get you moving with both strength and grace. It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned ballerina or if you’ve never stepped foot in a dance studio, this class is for anyone.


Celebrating a special event? A bachelorette, birthday or just a girls’ night out party by Bittersweet Studios is a fun and exciting way to celebrate. All parties include personalized instruction and a special performance for your guests. Our instructors will give you an unforgettable experience that you and your friends will talk about for years! Choose your favorite party package or customize your event with the help of our party planner. Let your imagination fly and we can design a custom party for you. Private venue rental available for corporate events and holiday parties. All parties require a deposit up front and the remainder is due on the date of the party. Host your next party at Bittersweet Studios! Call us today to reserve your special date. Party Packages Premium Party Package $200 – Includes 1 hour party with 5 people ($25 per person over 5) 1224 Small Bites Tasty Treats

Elite Party Package $350 - Includes 1 1/2 hour party with 10 people ($20 per person over 10) 24-36 Small Bites Tasty Treats Epic Party Package $450 – Includes 2 hour party with 15 people ($15 per person over 15) 36-48 Small Bites Tasty Treats


Relevé Aerial Dance and Circus Team Relevé Aerial Dance is a professional dance and aerial performance group based in Jacksonville. Our diverse set of performers consists of trained fitness and dance professionals with experience in various forms of aerial arts and dance. The performers of Relevé have performed and competed various venues across the state of Florida and always bring high energy, jaw-dropping performances that leave guests mesmerized. We also provide Fire Performers, Stilt Walkers, and Contortionist/Acrobatic artist. Relevé Aerial Dance and team is available for special events such as: Charity Events Grand Openings Promotional Events Corporate Events Fundraisers Weddings

Relevé caters to the needs of each client by providing ambience/atmosphere as well as themed and choreographed showcase performances that are professional and breathtaking.


Bittersweet Studios is excited to announce the Bittersweet Aerial Dance Camp at Jacksonville Location!! Looking for a fun summer camp in Jacksonville, FL? Join us for a truly unique day camp experience for kids/teens interested in learning the basic skills of Aerial Performing Arts. Campers will learn basic moves and transitions in acrobatics, aerial hoop (lyra), silks, and vertical pole (as seen in Cirque De Soleil), while building their strength and flexibility. They will also have the opportunity to develop dance, tumbling skills and to practice some very basic costuming and make-up skills. Each session we will have a special theme we will work with to create our special show and performance. An exciting evening of performances will be hosted at the end of each session; campers will perform their skills for family and friends. Each session runs three weeks in duration, Monday-Friday. Camp is available for children ages 10-17. 2015 Summer Camp Schedule: Session I: June 8th-26th * Performance Night is June 26th (6pm to 7pm) Session II: July 6th-24th * Performance Night is July 24th (6pm to 7pm) Session III: July 27th-August 14th * Performance Night is August 14th (6pm to 7pm) Camp runs Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 3:30pm. Extended pick up and drop off (7:30am to 5:30pm) are available for an additional fee. Due to the unique nature of our camp, there will be limited spots available to ensure individualized instruction and safety.


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Aerial hoop performance  

Bittersweet Studios is the first co-ed alternative fitness studio (featuring pole fitness/pole dancing and aerial silk/lyra) in Jacksonville...

Aerial hoop performance  

Bittersweet Studios is the first co-ed alternative fitness studio (featuring pole fitness/pole dancing and aerial silk/lyra) in Jacksonville...

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