Night Owl Circus Arts



Beg Trap w/ Wil
Tomorrow 6 PM at South
2 spots open
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Aerial Silks w/ Craig
Thu 10/1 4 PM at South
1 spot open
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Aerial Yoga w/ Katie
Thu 10/1 5:15 PM at South
3 spots open
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Open Gym w/ Craig
Thu 10/1 6:30 PM at South
1 spot open
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Back to the Basics w/ Craig
Fri 10/2 1 PM at South
3 spots open
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Aerial Rigging w/ Craig
Fri 10/2 2:30 PM at Online
4 spots open
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Aerial Yoga w/ Katie
Mon 10/5 5:30 PM at South
4 spots open
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Int/Adv Silks w/ Wil
Mon 10/5 7:30 PM at South
2 spots open
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Beginner Silks w/ Wil
Mon 10/5 8:40 PM at South
2 spots open
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Beg Trap w/ Wil
Wed 10/7 6 PM at South
3 spots open
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Aerial Silks w/ Craig
Thu 10/8 4 PM at South
3 spots open
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Circus Classes

Not sure where to start? Aerial Silks, AcroYoga, Aerial Yoga, and Tumbling are all great beginner-friendly classes to start with! All of our aerial classes are capped off at either 5 or 6 students. This small size limit allows us to work with each student individually, and at their own skill level. We have classes for all ages, fitness levels, and body types!

Aerial Silks

These are our most popular classes for new students. Our instructors work individually with each student and adapt to their level of strength and comfort. In this class, you will learn many movements in the silks, and in doing so, increase your upper body strength. But you'll be having so much fun, it won't feel like you're working out! We work over an 8-inch crash mat at all times, and all beginner moves are done low down to the ground. The core goals for this class are to be safe, and have fun!

The classes labelled as "Beginner Silks" are exclusively for beginners, while the class labelled as "Aerial Silks" are open to all levels, including first-timers through advanced students. Classes labelled "Int/Adv Silks", "Intermediate Silks", or "Adv Silks" are exclusively for intermediate or advanced students who have begun working on drops, and have trained at NOCA before. If you have significant previous aerial experience from another studio, give us a call before signing up.

Beginner and mixed level classes are open to ages 14+, but the majority of our students are college aged and older. Intermediate and Advanced classes are open to ages 15+.

Aerial Silks w/ Craig
Thu 10/1 4 PM at Azure
Int/Adv Silks w/ Wil
Mon 10/5 7:30 PM at Azure
Beginner Silks w/ Wil
Mon 10/5 8:40 PM at Azure

Aerial Silks w/ Craig
Thu 10/8 4 PM at Azure
Int/Adv Silks w/ Wil
Mon 10/12 6:45 PM at Azure
Beginner Silks w/ Wil
Mon 10/12 8 PM at Azure
















Aerial Yoga

Aerial Yoga is a relatively new approach to a traditional yoga practice. We use a the fabric to support the weight of our bodies, helping us achieve various postures with more depth, ease and excitement. By relieving 20-80% of body weight, the hammock allows students to rapidly increase their flexibility while improving balance and core strength. In doing so, students are able to reach more advanced yoga poses if desired, like inversions, offering improvements in health and vitality. In addition, the silks are used as wraps on our bodies that gently massage. No aerial experience is required. Open to ages 14+.

Aerial Yoga w/ Katie
Thu 10/1 5:15 PM at Azure
Aerial Yoga w/ Katie
Mon 10/5 5:30 PM at Azure
Aerial Yoga w/ Katie
Thu 10/8 5:15 PM at Azure

Aerial Yoga w/ Katie
Mon 10/12 5:30 PM at Azure
Aerial Yoga w/ Katie
Thu 10/15 5:15 PM at Azure
Aerial Yoga w/ Katie
Mon 10/19 5:30 PM at Azure
















Lyra

Lyra, also known as "Aerial Hoop" is a large steel ring resembling a hula-hoop, suspended from the ceiling, on which aerialists can perform. This class requires you to be able to consistently perform an inversion on the silks from off the ground before taking Lyra. Talk to your silks instructor about this if you're not sure if you're ready. Open to ages 14+.

Lyra Series w/ Jen
Sat 10/10 9 AM at Azure
Lyra Series w/ Jen
Sat 10/31 9 AM at Azure
Lyra Series w/ Jen
Sat 11/7 9 AM at Azure

Lyra Series w/ Jen
Sat 11/14 9 AM at Azure
Lyra Series w/ Jen
Sat 11/21 9 AM at Azure
Lyra Series w/ Jen
Sat 12/5 9 AM at Azure
















Juggling

Juggling classes for adults are available by request. We often have casual juggling practice time during Open Gym, and we're happy to teach beginners! This is free! Just call ahead and let us know if you're coming to Open Gym to juggle. Open to ages 15+. We offer private lessons in juggling for adults, or kids aged 7+. We can also help you plan trips to amazing regional juggling festivals and conferences, including the Atlanta Groundhog's Day Juggling Festival, the International Jugglers Association Festival, and the Asheville Juggling Festival! Attending one of these events is truly the best way to learn about the art of juggling!









Open Gym

Open Gym is a time for students to come in and practice moves that they've been working on in class. An aerial instructor will always be present to oversee safety, and provide spotting if needed, but they will not be teaching during this time. Students are prohibited from teaching each other during this time. Attempting moves that you have not been taught in person by an aerial instructor is also prohibited. If you want to use the aerial equipment during open gym, you must have taken an aerial class within the last month, or have special permission from an instructor. A trapeze and corde lisse are also available, but since we don't offer classes for these apparatuses, instructor permission is required. Open to ages 15+. Children under 16 must be supervised by a parent. All aerial class packages come with one free open gym credit.

Open Gym w/ Craig
Thu 10/1 6:30 PM at Azure
Open Gym w/ Craig
Thu 10/8 6:30 PM at Azure
Open Gym w/ Craig
Thu 10/15 6:30 PM at Azure

Open Gym w/ Craig
Thu 10/22 6:30 PM at Azure
Open Gym w/ Craig
Thu 10/29 6:30 PM at Azure
Open Gym w/ Craig
Thu 11/5 6:30 PM at Azure

Private Lessons

Private lessons in any of the skills listed above are available. If you're really serious about perfecting your skills and taking them to the next level, private lessons are an incredibly effective way to achieve that! Cost is $65 per hour for one student, and $10 per additional student, for a maximum of 6 students. Call us to talk about your class goals, and scheduling before you purchase private lesson credits.


Private Parties

Private parties for any of the skills listed above are available, with Aerial Silks being the most popular. This is great for bachelorette parties, corporate team building, birthday parties, or field trips! Cost is $180, which covers up to 12 students, and a 60 minute class. For groups larger than 12, we have to split them into two consecutive one-hour groups for a total price of $300. If you need extra room rental time (cut your cake and open presents at NOCA!), this is available for an additional cost of $50 / hour. Call us, let's talk!




Photography by Keith Dixon Studios, Elissa Wood Photography, Amanda and Chad Photography.