The Pole Experience Dance Fitness Studio is growing, and we need your help to assist us with our expansion. For ten years, we have been committed to providing an alternative fitness experience within the community. We are a black, female-owned gym located in Houston, Texas that provides pole fitness, aerial fitness, and so much more!
The mission of The Pole Experience is to provide an uncommon yet fascinating Pole & Dance fitness workout regimen for everyone!
The Pole Experience Dance Fitness Studio was originally The Art of Movement Dance Academy founded by Asia Beck in 2014 offering dance education (i.e. ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop) to children, ages 3-18 years old. The mission was to provide quality dance instruction to young children from communities within Greater Houston.
After taking a girls trip to Las Vegas and seeing a pole show, Asia was intrigued and became inspired to combine the art of dance with the strength of pole conditioning. Upon her return to Houston, she immediately purchased 5 poles not knowing just yet how she would incorporate this unique offering into The Art of Movement. The poles were portable/adjustable, therefore Asia came up with the idea of temporarily offering pole courses as an additional revenue stream. Once the children attending The Art of Movement Dance Academy left dance class, hired pole instructors would come in, install, adjust and secure the dance poles and instruct pole dance and conditioning courses to adults ages 18 and up.
At the age of 24, owner Asia Beck was very ambitious with a 15-year dance education background, and a passion for entrepreneurship. She worked endless hours dedicated to the growth of her business, and within the first year she had reached an enrollment of over 100 students at The Art of Movement. After leading The Art of Movement Dance Academy into two dance recital productions and continued growth within the City of Houston, running two business with two different aspects and working full time became very stressful. Therefore, Asia made the decision to officially end courses with The Art of Movement Dance Academy as of July 2016.
Asia hit the ground running in August 2016 with The Pole Experience Pole Dance Studio solely running and operating alone! With the great help of my family and hard work and dedication, The Pole Experience has been successfully operating now for 10 years with a daily growth in sales and customer retention. Currently, the studio offers, pole conditioning and strengthening, flexibility and pole parties.
At The Pole Experience we thrive on providing great customer service and focusing on our customer needs. Our team members consist of experienced pole instructors with a passion for their art. The Pole Experience has the potential to be the best pole fitness studio worldwide and that is what we are working towards.
The goal of this campaign is to expand and open a second location to continue our mission to provide health and wellness to those who do not feel comfortable going to a traditional gym. Our team is a diverse group of men and women with various backgrounds and experience from ballet to pole fitness.
Our goals for this campaign are:
- To move to a larger facility, with multiple fitness rooms and higher poles.
- To diversify our class offerings to include yoga, barre, cycling and other traditional strength training classes.
- To offer a locker room for clients and staff to utilize.
- To purchase state of the art fitness equipment.
- To improve our customer service experience by increasing our number of staff.
- To upgrade our current online booking system.
Thank you to our supporters, clients and staff who have supported The Pole Experience over the years and continue to support our vision! We hope this campaign will assist The Pole Experience in helping our customers boost their self-esteem and improve their body goals.