Adult 6-Week Series Classes

6-Week Series Classes

At Cirque De Vol we offer a variety of series classes for ages youth to adult. These series classes include aerial silks, trapeze and aerial hoop (lyra) at our downtown Raleigh studio.

Summer Series Starting Soon! 8/12/19 - 10/3/19 Please check the individual class description for dates, FAQ's, requirements, and registration links.

*Please Note: To register you need to go to MindBodyOnline.com and create an account or log in to your existing account. Registering for Series Classes is not available on the app.

Browse the classes listed below. On the class page, there will be a link that will take you to the corresponding registration page on MindBodyOnline.


Intro to Aerial Fabric

Mondays, 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Current Series Dates
8/12/19 - 9/23/19 Open For Drop-ins
Fall Series Dates 9/30/19 - 11/11/19 Registration is Open!

This class is intended for students who have no aerial experience. Instruction will focus on beginning skills and conditioning building up to inversions and climbing. All skills and exercises will be tailored to your body’s current abilities. This class will build strength and
confidence as your body does things you didn’t think were possible. ALL bodies welcome!

Adult Open Level Beginner Trapeze

Mondays, 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Current Series Dates
8/12/19 - 9/23/19
Fall Series Dates 9/30/19 - 11/11/19 Registration is Open!

This class will cover the basics of hanging, dangling and floating on a static trapeze. Build strength while having fun; release tension and find length and space in the spine, shoulders and neck. Improve overall endurance and flexibility, learn play and practice structures incorporating basic low-flying trapeze vocabulary, and increase your knowledge and skill w/ new hangs and aerial maneuvers. Skills progression builds on vocabulary to include spinning and swinging, as well as improvisation.

Adult Absolute Beginners Lyra

Tuesdays, 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Current Series Dates
8/13/19 - 9/24/19 Open For Drop-ins
Fall Series Dates 10/1/19 - 11/12/19 Registration is Open!

Have you ever wanted to learn the beautiful art of aerial hoop also known as lyra? In this absolute beginner series you will learn all the fundamentals and foundations to start your lyra practice off on the right foot. Students will learn how to successfully mount and dismount as well as learning basic moves inside the hoop and also learning to slowly connect moves together.

Adult Intermediate Sling Series

Tuesdays, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Current Series Dates
8/13/19 - 9/24/19 Open For Drop-ins
Fall Series Dates 10/1/19 - 11/12/19 Registration is Open!

This class is a 6 week series for students approved by Arika to move forward from the beginner sling series or if you have permission from her other aerial classes. In this class, students will take their sling practice to new heights!! We will specifically work on performance development, sling progressions, and aerial theory. If you think this class is suitable for you but you aren’t entirely sure please e-mail cirquedevol@gmail.com with any of your questions.

Adult Beginner Aerial Sling Series

Wednesdays, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Current Series Dates 8/14/19 - 9/25/19 Open For Drop-ins
Fall Series Dates 10/2/19 - 11/13/19 Registration is Open!

This class is designed for students wanting to take their aerial hammock/sling practice to a new level. We will explore the sling as it’s own aerial apparatus and shy away from its traditional use for aerial yoga. Students will learn climbs, drops, flips, locks, transitions, choreography and conditioning tools used to enhance their aerial skills on any apparatus at their own pace.

Adult Beginner 2-3/Intermediate Silk Series

Wednesdays, 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Current Series Dates 8/14/19 - 9/25/19 Open For Drop-ins
Fall Series Dates 10/2/19 - 11/13/19 Registration is Open!

This is not for complete beginners!! You should be able to foot lock, climb, and invert in the air. Speak to your current instructor to see if this class is for you!

Intro to Bar Apparatuses

Wednesdays, 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Current Series Dates
8/14/19 - 9/25/19 Open For Drop-ins
Fall Series Dates 10/2/19 - 11/13/19 Registration is Open!

This 6-week series is designed for students looking to learn more about bar apparatuses such as lyra and trapeze. These apparatuses are very different from silks and hammock and in this class, you’ll learn the foundations of both apparatuses. Arika will teach you progressions on both lyra and trapeze as well as showing you moves that translate to both apparatuses beautifully. No experience required.

Adult Open Level Lyra Series

Thursdays, 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Current Series Dates
8/22/19 - 10/3/19 Open For Drop-ins
Fall Series Dates 10/3/19 - 11/14/19 Registration is Open!

This is an open level adult lyra class for people looking to expand their knowledge on the aerial hoop. This class involves students of all levels. The curriculum will be tailored to where you currently are at in your lyra practice.

Adult Beginner Silk Series

Thursdays, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturdays, 9:00 am - 10:15 am
Sundays, 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Current Series Dates:
Open For Drop-ins
Thursday: 8/15/19 - 9/26/19
Saturday: 8/17/19 - 8/28/19
Sunday: 8/18/19 - 9/29/19

Fall Series Dates: Open For Drop-ins
Saturday: 10/5/19 - 11/16/19
Sunday: 10/6/19 - 11/17/19

This class covers all your aerial silk basics. Each student will learn climbs, inverts, locks, and slides on the aerial fabric. Students work in small groups and can practice new moves at their own pace. The class includes basic warm-up, conditioning (pull-ups, grip work and deep abdominal strengthening), and beginner moves, vocabulary and technique (climbs, splits, inverts, foot locks, ankle hangs, etc.)

No previous aerial experience required.

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