Educating Beautiful Souls (kiddos):
School , Pottery, Sewing, Painting, Crafts, Classes, CPR Certification, Basic Car Care (checking oil and changing a tire), Wood Working, Culinary Arts, Horticulture, Yoga....
Connecting Beautiful Souls (adults):
Pottery, Sewing, Painting, Private Parties, Wine & Beer
All the things under one roof!
General Membership $100 per month unlimited access during open studio hours. No commitment. Your membership begins for a month on the day of enrollment. You can set your membership for 1 month or up to 12 months. Cancel anytime. Community partners who donate to the Foundation monthly receive tiered enrollment into our membership program. Click the button below to become a community partner.
Coffee & Create MWF 8am-12pm
At Alma Bella Academy, our mission is to provide a nurturing and inclusive environment for beautiful souls through education, art, and community where students can thrive academically and artistically. We are dedicated to fostering a dynamic learning center that empowers students to reach their full potential.
Our vision at Alma Bella Academy is to be a beacon of academic and artistic excellence, creating a brighter future for our students. We envision a world where every child, regardless of their background or abilities, has the opportunity to flourish and develop their full potential. We are dedicated to fostering a vibrant and inclusive community where learners of all ages, from the very young to the elderly, and including adults with intellectual disabilities, come together to share in the joy of learning, creativity, and personal growth. At the heart of our vision is a strong sense of community, where the community can gather, connect, and thrive as they collectively embrace the transformative power of education and the arts.
We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours. Come take a tour!
13117 Rivers Bend Boulevard, Chester, Virginia 23836, United States
08:00 am – 08:00 pm
Specific Hours Below
Closed M-F 12-2pm (Lunch)
Coffee Bar: 8am-12pm M-F
Homeschool: Thur. 10am-12pm
After-school Enrichment Hours: M-Th 2-6pm.
Homework Help,Sewing, Painting, Pottery for Elementary & Middle School Students
Open Studio Hours
Coffee & Create MWF 8am-12pm
*Adult Swim: Wine & Beer available for our 21+ friends.
Class Size limited to 4 people or groups of 8.
Sewing: Sat. 12-2pm
Pottery: Thur. 6-8pm (adult or family)
Sat. 2-4pm (youth) & 4-6pm (adult or family)
At Alma Bella Academy, our philosophy is deeply rooted in our unwavering commitment to nurturing the potential within each child, creating an environment where education and artistic expression flourish harmoniously.
1. Holistic Growth: We believe in the holistic development of our students. Education is not just about academics; it's about nurturing the mind, body, and spirit. Our philosophy encourages intellectual growth, emotional intelligence, and social development.
2. Individualized Learning: Every child is unique, and we embrace this individuality. Our approach is centered on personalized learning, recognizing that each student has their own pace and learning style.
3. Artistic Exploration: Art is an essential part of the human experience. We encourage artistic exploration because it fosters creativity, self-expression, and a deeper understanding of the world.
4. Inclusivity and Diversity: Our philosophy is founded on the principles of inclusivity and diversity. We believe that every student, regardless of their background or abilities, has the right to a quality education and the opportunity to explore their creative potential.
5. Community and Collaboration: We view education as a collaborative effort. Alma Bella Academy is not just a school; it's a community. We believe that when students, families, and staff come together, the educational experience is enriched and meaningful.
6. Lifelong Learning: Our philosophy emphasizes that learning is a lifelong journey. We instill a love for learning, critical thinking, and a curiosity that extends far beyond the classroom.
7. Empowerment: Alma Bella Academy is a place where students are empowered to shape their own future. We provide the tools and guidance for them to take ownership of their education and artistic endeavors.
Our philosophy is a guiding light, directing us toward the creation of confident, well-rounded individuals who not only excel academically but also make a positive impact on the world through their creativity, empathy, and pursuit of knowledge."
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