Soul Aerial and Performing Arts studio has been a wonderful time so far. Everyone at the studio is friendly and helpful, and the instructors really want to see you succeed. You’re sure to walk out of classes with new skills and some new friends. I’ve never taken dance classes in a studio before, but I’m really happy about my experience. The studio itself is clean and kept up too!
Juli Garrett has studied all forms of dance for 29 years. At the
age of 17 she was selected to travel the United States and Canada
with Hoctor's Dance Caravan. While in high school she did several
years of student teaching in her hometown studio in Louisa County.
Juli has a BFA degree in Dance from George Mason University in
Fairfax, VA. While in college, she performed with the GMU Dance
Company, Captain of the Masonettes, and recently performed in the
Alumni Homecoming Dance. She performed on MTV Spring Break in 1996.
She received a Presidential Citation from the Governor's School for
the Visual and Performing Arts in the summer of 2004. She is the
founder and director of her hip-hop company, “FLAVA”, which
performs around Richmond and has performed as backup dancers for
EMBASSY. Juli enjoys coaching and choreographing for the James
River High School Dance Team, “RAPID MOTION”. She has received
numerous Choreography and Overall Awards throughout the
years. She had the pleasure of starting her teaching journey
with the late Alice Dumville which later transitioned to Jessica
Morgan and now the current Marianne Kelley School of Dance for 18
years! As she continues to grow as a teacher, dancer, and mentor
she is so excited for the journey that SOUL give her to reach out
to those that want to learn or continue their growth in dance.