Studio Spin

Start your movement with us. Studio Spin specializes in pole, silks and lyra classes, a variety of grounded dance-based classes, flexibility training and performance training. 

We believe in building community and offer a one-of-a-kind experience. We encourage our students to work together and cheer each other on. We plan student outings and host events throughout the year including our annual student recital. Join us in class. Make new friends. And learn new tricks!  

Through aerial arts and creative fitness, Studio Spin helps to connect you with your body in a whole new way. Focused on creative movement and self-expression, our classes are designed to take you out of your comfort zone and into a world of confidence.

Meet the Team

Our talented team of instructors are the best at what they do! We bring experience, personality, safety expertise and high energy to each specialized class. All instructors are CPR-certified as well as hold group fitness certifications (AFAA, ACE). Our beautiful boutique studio is designed to feel like an oasis; and features 13′ ceilings, seven stainless steel static/spinning poles with plenty of space in between, 3 silks rigs and 3 lyra rigs.

Rachel Skye - Fadi Acra Photography

Rachel Skye

Pole, Chair &  Floorwork Instructor

Rachel Skye is an award-winning pole competitor, seasoned pole dance instructor, choreographer and producer of Kinetic Poetry. She inherited the nickname “Daredevil” early on in her pole dance career for her fearlessness towards learning new tricks.

This petite powerhouse began pole dancing in January of 2009 and started teaching just four months later! She hails from a diverse background of gymnastics, kickboxing and extreme sports. Having a passion for dance and adrenaline all her life, pole dance seemed like the next best thing! And whether it’s jumping out of perfectly good airplanes or flipping upside down on street poles, she loves being up in the air!

Rachel has been featured on VH1 as well as music videos and film; and performs regularly for special events, night clubs and fundraisers. She also choreographed a burlesque scene for the dark short film, “Princess Dancer.” Rachel is an AFAA certified group fitness instructor, has trained with some of the top pole dancers in the world and continues her training to stay up-to-date on pole safety. Her passion, funny personality and enthusiasm shine through in her classes. Her goal as an instructor is to uplift and motivate her students with positive energy. And allow them to discover their own creative style.

When she’s not busy with pole, you can find her working on film sets. Rachel is a graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design receiving her Bachelor’s of Fine Art in Graphic Design.

Click here to watch Rachel’s winning performance at the 2016 Lehigh Valley Polathon.

2017 PSO Liberty Pole Championships – 1st Place, Level 5 Exotic
2017 PSO Atlantic Pole Championships – Judge
2016 Lehigh Valley Polathon – 1st Place, Pro Division
2016 Lehigh Valley Polathon – “Miss Trickster”
2016 PSO Atlantic Pole Championships – Judge
2015 Queen of the Pole – 2nd Place
2015 Lehigh Valley Polathon – 3rd Place, Pro Division
2014 Supershag Pole Fitness Championships – 1st Place,  Gold Division
2014 Lehigh Valley Polathon – Runner Up, Pro Division
2014 Lehigh Valley Polathon – “Audience Choice” & “Miss Grace”
2013 Lehigh Valley Pole Fitness Competition – 3rd Place
2012 Lehigh Valley Pole Fitness Competition – Runner Up

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Chrissy Snow, Studio Spin Instructor

Chrissy Snow

Chair & Pole Instructor

With extensive lifelong experience as a singer/songwriter, dancer, choreographer, pin up model, actress/comedienne, and life coach, Chrissy Snow can turn any workout class into a fun and entertaining experience.

As a licensed Zumba instructor for Zumba Fitness, LLC, she is certified in all Zumba specialities, including the children’s and seniors programs, which are her favorite. She is also a “Flirty Girl Fitness” dance aerobics instructor, R.A.M.P. trained and licensed, in addition to CPR and AED trained and certified.
Chrissy is more than a triple threat in the entertainment industry. she has been profiled in publications such as “The Hollywood Reporter”, “New York Post”–who dubbed her the “indie pop starlet to watch”, NY Post’s “Page Six”, NME Magazine, Buzzfeed dot com, Newsy dot com, prestigious Asian radio show–“Good Times With Mo”, Socially IT, Punk News, and many more!

She often donates her time performing for charity and does volunteer work with at-risk kids in her community, as well as work with senior citizens and abandoned, abused animals. She is a Mona-Vie premium health juice representative and vendor. In the fall of 2013, Chrissy officially launched her own boutique and online jewelry and accessory store, called “Above Rubies.” She is a pin up model for Bombshell Pinup Company as well, and will be featured in upcoming issues of Pin Up America magazine, and UN.Sung magazine.

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Danelle Nayira, Studio Spin Instructor

Danelle Nayira 

Belly Dance Instructor

Danelle Nayira began her dance journey in 1994 at the age of seven by the influence of her grandmother. Danelle is known for displaying a unique style while exhibiting a great amount of passion and expression.

In her 20 year journey she has studied many Traditional, Classical and Folk dance styles of the Middle East, and other dance styles as in hip-hop and Latin dances such as tango and salsa. She favors hip-hop and break dancing for fun, and enjoys mixing the two genres together to make her style just a little more unique. She has performed and competed up and down the East coast and you can find her performing a few times a month in Camp Hill at Cedar’s Lebanese restaurant.

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Katie Von Edel, Studio Spin Instructor

Katie Von Edel

Aerial Instructor

Katie’s aerial journey started in Eugene, Oregon in 2008. She relocated north to Seattle, Washington, Baltimore, MD and now resides in Lancaster. She loves the infinite ways to be creative in her movement with the silks as her prop. Silks can be an extension of the body, it can help you fly, it can be whatever you want it to be.

When Katie isn’t busy working with silks, she really enjoys living an active lifestyle and hanging out with her family…especially her five month old son. Katie has a background in dance, gymnastics and weight training. She also works as a dance teacher and personal trainer.

Vee, Studio Spin Instructor

Vee I.

Pole Instructor

Vee has been poling for four years. She started attending pole classes at Studio Spin in December 2013. And has been teaching beginner pole since December 2015. Her favorite part about pole is the ability to build strength through vulnerability. When she is not dancing, she enjoys writing.