About Monarca in Flight

Monarca in Flight is Northern Virginia’s first studio devoted primarily to aerials and aerials education.  We offer clean, convenient studio space and top-notch instruction in silks, lyra, rope, hammock, and more.  We also have classes and workshops in other circus skills (handstand, tumbling, acro yoga, etc.) plus fitness and performance training to let you tailor your aerial journey to your own needs. combo


Mission Statement

Monarca in Flight brings people the joy and satisfaction of participating in the circus arts. We teach the skills and techniques needed to help students achieve their desired level of expertise and fitness, and provide opportunities for them to demonstrate their abilities through workshops, showcases and other individual and group performances.



Tricia Melka


Lead Instructor

Gwynn Flanagan