Monarca in Flight Aerial Arts Studio

COVID Policy

NOTE:  As of Jan 1, 2022, Monarca in Flight requires proof of COVID vaccination for ALL students for ALL classes.  Additionally, until further notice, mask usage is mandatory for all class participants at all times.

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Fall 2022 Showcase

We’re pleased to announce our Fall 2022 Showcase: JukeBox! (Yeah, we know we announced Mix Tape, but we discovered a group in Maryland using that theme for a performance.  So.) Dust off the Way-Back Machine and find a favorite tune from the 50s through the 80s that makes you want to perform.  We want to see you embody the period your song represents in whatever […]

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Spotlight On: Recovery and Rest

#CircusEveryDamnDay I hate this hashtag, y’all. Because it usually gets interpreted, by aerialists, as “aerials every damn day.” And that’s a bad idea. (Most of the info here was shamelessly stolen from Jen Crane, aka @cirque_physio on Instagram. She’s a PT who also trains handstands and straps, so she Gets It, and you should absolutely be following her. The rest of it is from Emily […]

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Learning to Teach (and, Teaching to Learn): Sophia’s personal soapbox

Have you ever considered becoming an instructor? I’ll be honest: I didn’t! I’d been training for a little over a year when Acoatzin was actually the one to plant the seed in my brain by telling me I should consider taking an upcoming lyra teacher training that Monarca was hosting… and the rest is pretty much history! I love teaching now, and I believe it’s […]

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Update on COVID protocols – April 2022

Effective April 1, 2022, per CDC guidance, face masks are optional for class participants at Monarca in Flight.  We will continue all other COVID-related protocols, including air filters, mat and tool cleaning, and overnight sterilization with ozone. As always, we will continue to monitor the situation in case changes are necessary Stay safe!

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Update on COVID protocols

Recently the CDC relaxed its mask mandate for indoor activities.  The staff discussed it, and for now, Monarca will maintain its mask policy — all class participants masked at all times — but we will discontinue taking temperatures as students arrive. We will continue to monitor the situation to decide what our next step will be. Stay safe!

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Aerials for Kids

Monarca’s Aerial for Kids program is a 10-week session for children ages 8-13 to explore the world of circus. Students will learn fundamental skills on trapeze, lyra, silks, and sling with alternating weeks on hard versus soft apparatuses. Circus is a safe space for kids to learn persistence and hard work while having tons of fun! Cost for the 10-week session is $300.  Classes will […]

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Online classes coming back to the studio

Effective Friday 2/18, the classes that have been temporarily online will be coming back into the studio.  No more Zoom links! PT B(ack) & B(ooty) Circus Conditioning TGIF: Stretch and Release Backbends 101 Sundae Splits  

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Some classes going online temporarily

For the next couple weeks starting Friday Jan 21, the following classes will be held remotely via Zoom: PT B(ack) & B(ooty) Circus Conditioning TGIF: Stretch and Release Backbends 101 Sundae Splits If you’re enrolled, approximately 15 minutes before class, we will send you a link to the Zoom session.  Please don’t come to the studio for class. If you’re already at the studio for […]

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Spring 2022 Showcase

We’re pleased to announce our Spring 2022 Showcase: Engage and Empower! This was a theme Acoatzin came up with before he died, so we’re honoring his wishes and moving forward with it.  We want you to engage your mind and empower your creativity to interpret this theme.  Come up with whatever is meaningful to you around those words. All students are welcome to apply.  When […]

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