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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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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The future of Monarca in Flight

For the first five years of our existence, it seemed Monarca in Flight was Acoatzin Torres, and Acoatzin Torres was Monarca in Flight.  Yes, lots of others contributed to make us what we are, but at our core was one person and his vision. And now we look to the future without him to guide, push, scold, encourage, or inspire us. We’ve imagined many scenarios […]

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New merchandise – order now!

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COVID and Holiday Travel

        Due to rising rates of COVID infection around the country, we are requiring anyone traveling outside of the area for holiday celebrations to refrain from attending classes at Monarca in Flight for two weeks after they return to town. We are sorry for any inconvenience, and we hope you appreciate the steps we are taking to ensure the safety of our […]

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