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Aries Aerial Arts, formerly Pole Dance Fitness, was founded over 10 years ago.

Owners MJ Carlesi & April Piazza are honored to continue the legacy

of excellent instruction laid down by their mentors.


Both women have experience teaching others about the human body;

MJ as a professional body builder and nutrition coach,

and April as a collegiate Anatomy & Physiology professor.

This means that they can help students engage in their practice in the safest ways possible.


Both women have taught at multiple pole fitness and aerial arts studios along the East Coast, bringing their experience, expertise, and exuberant energy wherever they've gone.

MJ and April are gold medal-winning Level 4 Pole Sport Organization (PSO) competitors and have helped coach over 20 clients to success on stage in the last 2 years alone.


April & MJ fall under the Aries star sign;

one known for passion, perseverance, loyalty, and strength. 

They pride themselves on creating a safe, supportive place for all to explore their talents,

build their confidence, and express themselves in a way that makes

them feel inspired and accepted.


ALL are met where they are presently; all are welcome here!

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