About AK Inverted
AKInverted was originally known as Pole Fitness and Dance, Juneau when it first began in 2014. Alyssa is the owner, operator, and principal instructor, whom began teaching private lessons out of her basement in 2014. By the end of 2014, Alyssa was set up in the Suite907 club-like bar teaching a few group classes a week. In 2016, Pole Fitness and Dance, Juneau was offering classes at Mountainside Wellness studio downtown as well as Suite907.
Eventually Pole Fitness and Dance transitioned solely to Mountainside Wellness. After about a year there, Alyssa relocated to Anchorage, AK for two years for a Masters program. One of the years of which she was again, teaching private lessons out of her home. Eventually, Pole Fitness and Dance came back to Juneau to practice with Mountainside Wellness studio and it was during this time that the name AKInverted came to be. In Feb. 2019, AKInverted invested in brand new state of the art equipment and supplies and paired up with The Yoga Path in Lemon Creek to create a pole fitness boutique complete with six stainless steel 10ft XPoles. In MAy of 2022, AK Inverted found its new and current location at 2525 Industrial Blvd, with vaulted high ceilings, allowing AK Inverted to grow their class offerings from solely Pole to now offering Lyra, Silks, and Dance.
Pole classes at AKInverted are the originating class genre of the studio. Pole is a form of art, dance, and fitness that originates from traveling circuses and carnivals. It is a rigorous sport that uses components of all forms of dance as well as gymnastics. The dancer uses their hands and skin to stick to the pole in various poses, shapes, and transitions.
The genres we offer include pole sport, exotic pole, and modern pole.
Our Pole classes include:
- Beginner Static and Spin Pole
- Intermediate Static and Spin Pole
- Pole Conditioning and Tricks
- Low Flow Pole
- Pole Heels
Silks is the art of performing acrobatic poses and movements suspended in the air inside of silk fabrics, where wrapping and rolling leads you to dynamic shapes and transitions. Silks is well-known as a staple in circus performances.
Our silks classes include:
- Beginner Silks for both youth and adults.
- Silks for all levels for both youth and adults.
We offer multiple different dance styles and genres including:
- Musical Theatre