Friday, Feb 23rd
+ 3:45 PM in 108
Intro to Silks (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Silks (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute Intro to Silks (aka Aerial Fabric, "those curtain things") class is perfect for the brand new Silks student, those with some previous Silks experience, or those desiring to review Silks foundational skills and tricks. Students will learn, practice, and refine the skills for building a solid and safe foundation on Silks. This class begins with a thorough total body warm up led by the instructor and continues onto the apparatus for beginning level conditioning exercises. Intro to Silks includes our Intro to Silks, Silks level 1, and Silks level 2 curriculums.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 5

+ 5:00 PM in 108
Open Studio Aerial - FULL
Open Studio Aerial
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open Studio is supervised training time with an Empyrean Arts staff member - no instruction is provided or permitted. This Open Studio hour can currently hold up to 3 students - 4 people maximum in the studio at one time. Masks are required at all times within the studio. Please bring your own aerial apparatus if you have it and bring any personal equipment that you may need (yoga mat blocks water bottle grip aids etc).

Duration: 60 minutes

+ 5:00 PM in 108
Open Studio Pole - FULL
Open Studio Pole
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice, play on the equipment, and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique, and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time, but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

+ 5:00 PM in 107D
Infrared Sauna
Infrared Sauna
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: TIME & SPACE - The session inside the sauna is up to 45 minutes and you have up to 1 hour to use the back half of our 107D studio room. Feel free to use the back half of the 107D studio room for stretching, relaxing, using an Aerial Flexibility Sling (please ask a staff member to rig this for you before your session starts), or using any of the other equipment available to you during your session. There is a privacy curtain in front of the sauna door, and there is a dressing room directly to the side of the sauna for your use. We have a folding room divider that can be utilized for additional privacy if desired. TOWELS - Please bring your own towels to sit and sweat on while using the sauna, and to use for drying off afterwards also. If you forget to bring your own towels and decide to sauna while at Empyrean Arts, we have some rectangle sized purple salon style towels available for folks to utilize that are perfect for sitting and sweating on while inside the sauna. Please plac…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 1

+ 6:00 PM in 107U
Intro to Pole Dance (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Pole Dance (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Queen April

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Intro to Pole Dance is a superb way to learn and experience beginning level pole skills and tricks through a dance focused movement lens. This class will weave together instructor created dance choreography, while including our beginning level pole curriculum (Intro-Level 1-Level 2), so students can continue on their pole journey. Dress in clothing that you feel fabulous in. Socks or Heels, and Knee pads are recommended, and the studio has some for students to use.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 3 of 5

+ 6:15 PM in 108
Intro to Trapeze (Intro-Level 1-Level 2) - FULL
Intro to Trapeze (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute Intro to Trapeze class is perfect for the brand new Trapeze student, those with some previous Trapeze experience, or those desiring to review Trapeze foundational skills and tricks. Students will learn, practice, and refine the skills for building a solid and safe foundation on Trapeze. This class begins with a thorough total body warm up led by the instructor and continues onto the apparatus for beginning level conditioning exercises. Intro to Trapeze includes our Intro to Trapeze, Trapeze level 1, and Trapeze level 2 curriculums.

Duration: 60 minutes

+ 7:30 PM in 108
Sensual Sin- 6 Week Group Performance Series for Eat Your Heart Out
Sensual Sin- 6 Week Group Performance Series for Eat Your Heart Out
with Anna Meyer

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 6 week series is in preparation for our Valentine's themed showcase called Eat Your Heart Out! We will be performing choreography with partner chair dance, sensual movement, flexy floorwork and HEELS. Students must be able to attend all six classes on Fridays 1/26 to 3/1 at 730pm, dress rehearsal (3/2 4-7pm) and the show (3/3 5pm). Advanced Beginner (comfortable walking in heels and some floorwork experience) friendly!

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 7

Saturday, Feb 24th
+ 10:30 AM in 108
Trapeze (Level 3+)
Trapeze (Level 3+)
with Jessica Smith

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Trapeze 3+ is a 60 minute class for intermediate-advanced students. Class will build aerial vocabulary on Single Point Dance Trapeze and Double Point Static Trapeze. Intermediate and Advanced level students will work on inversions, intricate wraps in the ropes, drops and beats, and will learn how to piece skills together for effortless movement sequencing. Not sure which level you are in? Ask your instructor or email us at info@empyreanarts.org.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 6

+ 11:45 AM in 108
Silks (Level 3+) - FULL
Silks (Level 3+)
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute Silks 3/4 class is for students in Silks Level 3 or higher, or with an Empyrean Arts instructor approval prior to the start of class. Students will focus on stamina and technique in the air, and especially on strong inversions, as well as be introduced to new climbs, single rotation drops, and interesting new ways to link skills together, including unfamiliar entrances to familiar skills.

Duration: 60 minutes

+ 12:00 PM in 107U
Intro to Pole (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Pole (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Lauren Willingham

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Intro to Pole is perfect for brand new to Pole students, students with a little bit of previous Pole experience, and Pole students wanting to learn or review entry level skills, tricks, conditioning, and technique. This class combines our Intro to Pole curriculum with our Pole 1 and Pole 2 curriculum. We recommend that students take 8-10 Intro Pole classes before moving on to higher levels.This is a 60 minute class focusing on the sporty side of Pole. Students will start with a thorough full body instructor led floor based warm up. The warm up will then continue onto the Poles with different conditioning exercises to help you build strength and stamina. Afterwards, students will learn and practice various entry level spins, poses, and skill and trick combinations using the Pole.Students must complete the curriculum for each individual level and level up with their Pole instructor when ready before moving into the next level. Unsure of what level youre in or feeling ready to level up…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 5

+ 1:00 PM in 108
Sling (All Levels Welcome) - FULL
Sling (All Levels Welcome)
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute aerial sling (aka aerial hammock) class is perfect for anyone from a brand-new student to those with prior experience on sling! This class begins with a thorough warm up led by the instructor and continues onto the apparatus for conditioning and skills. Students will then learn, practice, and/or refine their hammock repertoire! Class will end with a brief cool down. This class is accessible to all bodies and abilities.

Duration: 60 minutes

+ 2:15 PM in 108
Aerial Kids Silks & Sling (All Levels Welcome, Ages 5-11)
Aerial Kids Silks & Sling (All Levels Welcome, Ages 5-11)
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 3 of 6

+ 3:30 PM in 108
LyraOgraphy (Levels 2+)
LyraOgraphy (Levels 2+)
with Caroline Daniels

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Do you know a bunch of skills, poses, and shapes on Lyra but are not yet sure how to put them together? Feeling a creative block and want to shake it up? This class is for you! Class will begin with a group warmup and some creative movement on the floor. Then, we go in the air! We’ll build sequences, work with existing choreography, experiment together, and learn how to move without worrying about perfectly pointed toes and the search for perfection. Caroline will offer prompts and choreography that offer students of all levels space to explore and find a creative home on Lyra. Prerequisite to attend this class is a completion of at least 10 Lyra classes.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 5

+ 4:45 PM in 108
Lyra Exploration (Levels 3+)
Lyra Exploration (Levels 3+)
with Caroline Daniels

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This is a Lyra class for intermediate and advanced students who love technical puzzles, creative movement, and exploring new pathways. We will build on foundational material from beginner classes, work on fundamental dynamic skills, and learn how to play and create. Each class will begin with a group warm up and conditioning on the Lyra. We will then move on to skill building, sequence creation, and exploring technically challenging but creatively exciting new skills and planes of the hoop. Some classes will be serious, some playful, often both. Some classes will be skill-focused, some will be collaborative, and some will be very exploratory. Caroline will offer a wealth of prompts and resources to help you develop your own style of movement on Lyra, challenge how you think about this apparatus, and discover new ways to connect with your hoop. Prerequisites to attend this class are being able to do a double knee hang, the ability to hold yourself up with bent and straight arms, bein…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 3 of 5

+ 6:00 PM in 107D
Infrared Sauna
Infrared Sauna
with Willow Schenk

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: TIME & SPACE - The session inside the sauna is up to 45 minutes and you have up to 1 hour to use the back half of our 107D studio room. Feel free to use the back half of the 107D studio room for stretching, relaxing, using an Aerial Flexibility Sling (please ask a staff member to rig this for you before your session starts), or using any of the other equipment available to you during your session. There is a privacy curtain in front of the sauna door, and there is a dressing room directly to the side of the sauna for your use. We have a folding room divider that can be utilized for additional privacy if desired. TOWELS - Please bring your own towels to sit and sweat on while using the sauna, and to use for drying off afterwards also. If you forget to bring your own towels and decide to sauna while at Empyrean Arts, we have some rectangle sized purple salon style towels available for folks to utilize that are perfect for sitting and sweating on while inside the sauna. Please plac…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 1

+ 6:00 PM in 108
Open Studio Pole
Open Studio Pole
with Willow Schenk

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice, play on the equipment, and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique, and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time, but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 2

+ 6:00 PM in 108
Open Studio Aerial
Open Studio Aerial
with Willow Schenk

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice, play on the equipment, and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique, and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time, but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 3

Sunday, Feb 25th
+ 12:00 PM in 108
Intro to Lyra (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Lyra (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Caroline Daniels

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute Intro to Lyra (aka Aerial Hoop, "that circle thing") class is perfect for the brand new Lyra student, those with some previous Lyra experience, or those desiring to review Lyra foundational skills and tricks. Students will learn, practice, and refine the skills for building a solid and safe foundation on Lyra. This class begins with a thorough total body warm up led by the instructor and continues onto the apparatus for beginning level conditioning exercises. Intro to Lyra includes our Intro to Lyra, Lyra level 1, and Lyra level 2 curriculums.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 5 of 6

+ 12:00 PM in 107D
Aerial Flexibility (All Levels Welcome)
Aerial Flexibility (All Levels Welcome)
with Tree Sa

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Aerial Flexibility classes use a soft, low hanging hammock to support and suspend the body. Gravity helps to lengthen, strengthen, contract, extend muscles and connective tissues to improve posture, and add gentle traction effects. The hammocks are an excellent way to safely explore inversions (going upside down) while being held and supported as much or as little as desired. This class is a great one to start with if you are new to the studio, curious about the aerial arts, nervous about trying the aerial arts, recovering from an injury, regaining a regular movement practice, wanting to try something new, and so much more! This class is really great for every body. Come feel how awesome the hammocks are!

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 5 of 5

+ 12:45 PM in 107U
Bendy Shapes and Tricks (Pole Levels 4+)
Bendy Shapes and Tricks (Pole Levels 4+)
with Willow Schenk

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Bendy Shapes & Tricks (Pole Levels 4+) is an intermediate level pole class focused on finding creating and practicing different shapes using the pole and then building combos utilizing those shapes. Students will start with a thorough full body instructor led floor based warm up. The warm up will then continue onto the poles with different conditioning exercises to help build strength stamina and flexibility. Once we are all warmed up students will learn and practice instructor createdflexy focused pole sequences with seamless transitions and how to put an emphasis on shapes and pauses in between movements. This class is for pole students in level 4 or higher or intermediate-advanced level pole folks.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 6

+ 1:30 PM in 108
Advanced Lyra Sequencing (4+) - FULL
Advanced Lyra Sequencing (4+)
with Tree Sa

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: In Advanced Lyra or Trapeze Sequencing 4+ class students will learn new entries, transitions, how to find flow, and exiting with grace. We will focus on choreographed Lyra and/or Trapeze aerial dance with the intention to embody easeful, energetic expression. Students will have the opportunity to refine the choreography by adding their own unique sparkles, shapes, and style. Students must be in Lyra or Trapeze Level 4 or higher to attend this class or have instructor approval.

Duration: 75 minutes

+ 2:00 PM in 107U
Intro to Sensual Hip Hop 4 Week Series
Intro to Sensual Hip Hop 4 Week Series
with Emily Dison

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Join us for a fabulous and fun-filled dance experience where each week is an opportunity to learn new choreography and amp up those movement skills. Immerse yourself in an array of dance techniques that fuse together the soulful essence of hip hop and jazz funk movement. Let these 4 class sessions become your playground for self-expression and growth. Wear sneakers and comfortable clothing you can move in. Come as you are, all are welcome. No previous dance experience necessary.Week Four - Fusion LabOpportunity to record for Solo and Group Video Reels/Production. Show your movement class mates some love!

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 3 of 6

+ 3:00 PM in 108
Open Studio - FULL
Open Studio
with Michelle Reines

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice play on the equipment and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

+ 3:00 PM in 107D
Infrared Sauna - FULL
Infrared Sauna
with Michelle Reines

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: TIME & SPACE - The session inside the sauna is up to 45 minutes and you have up to 1 hour to use the back half of our 107D studio room. Feel free to use the back half of the 107D studio room for stretching, relaxing, using an Aerial Flexibility Sling (please ask a staff member to rig this for you before your session starts), or using any of the other equipment available to you during your session. There is a privacy curtain in front of the sauna door, and there is a dressing room directly to the side of the sauna for your use. We have a folding room divider that can be utilized for additional privacy if desired. TOWELS - Please bring your own towels to sit and sweat on while using the sauna, and to use for drying off afterwards also. If you forget to bring your own towels and decide to sauna while at Empyrean Arts, we have some rectangle sized purple salon style towels available for folks to utilize that are perfect for sitting and sweating on while inside the sauna. Please plac…

Duration: 60 minutes

+ 3:00 PM in 108
Open Studio Pole
Open Studio Pole
with Michelle Reines

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice, play on the equipment, and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique, and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time, but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 2

+ 3:15 PM in 107U
Pole (Level 2-Level 3)
Pole (Level 2-Level 3)
with Anna Meyer

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Pole 2/3 is a 60 minute beginning-intermediate level class focusing on the sporty side of Pole. Students will start with a thorough full body instructor led floor based warm up. The warm up will then continue onto the Poles with different conditioning exercises to help you build strength and stamina. Afterwards, students will learn and practice more challenging spins, poses, tricks, and transitions than in previous classes. Students will be introduced to climbing, sitting, and inverting in this level.Students must complete the curriculum for each individual level and level up with their Pole instructor when ready before moving into the next level. Unsure of what level youre in or feeling ready to level up? Ask your instructor what the level up requirements are for your level. Our instructors can watch you during or after class for those level up skills.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 4

+ 4:30 PM in 107U
Intro to Slow Flow (Pole Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Slow Flow (Pole Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Anna Meyer

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Intro to Slow Flow is a superb way to learn and experience beginning level pole skills and tricks through slow, sensuous movement. This class will weave together slinky, flowy choreography on static and spinning pole, while including our beginning level pole curriculum (Intro-Level 1-Level 2), so students can continue on their pole journey. Dress in clothing that is comfortable to slink around in, and wear or bring socks for easy sliding on the floor. Knee pads are recommended, and the studio has some for students to use.

Duration: 75 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 5

+ 4:30 PM in 108
Silks (Levels 4+) - FULL
Silks (Levels 4+)
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute Silks 4+ class is for students in Silks Level 4 or higher, or with an Empyrean Arts instructor approval prior to the start of class. Students will focus on stamina and technique in the air, and especially on strong inversions, as well as be introduced to new climbs, single rotation drops, and interesting new ways to link skills together, including unfamiliar entrances to familiar skills.

Duration: 60 minutes

+ 4:30 PM in 107D
Infrared Sauna
Infrared Sauna
with Anna Meyer

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: TIME & SPACE - The session inside the sauna is up to 45 minutes and you have up to 1 hour to use the back half of our 107D studio room. Feel free to use the back half of the 107D studio room for stretching, relaxing, using an Aerial Flexibility Sling (please ask a staff member to rig this for you before your session starts), or using any of the other equipment available to you during your session. There is a privacy curtain in front of the sauna door, and there is a dressing room directly to the side of the sauna for your use. We have a folding room divider that can be utilized for additional privacy if desired. TOWELS - Please bring your own towels to sit and sweat on while using the sauna, and to use for drying off afterwards also. If you forget to bring your own towels and decide to sauna while at Empyrean Arts, we have some rectangle sized purple salon style towels available for folks to utilize that are perfect for sitting and sweating on while inside the sauna. Please pla…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 1

+ 6:00 PM in 108
Intro to Silks (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Silks (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute Intro to Silks (aka Aerial Fabric, "those curtain things") class is perfect for the brand new Silks student, those with some previous Silks experience, or those desiring to review Silks foundational skills and tricks. Students will learn, practice, and refine the skills for building a solid and safe foundation on Silks. This class begins with a thorough total body warm up led by the instructor and continues onto the apparatus for beginning level conditioning exercises. Intro to Silks includes our Intro to Silks, Silks level 1, and Silks level 2 curriculums.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 5

+ 7:30 PM in 108
Juggling Series Make Up Class
Juggling Series Make Up Class
with Walter Beals

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Make up class for the juggling series students only.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: N/A

Monday, Feb 26th
+ 10:15 AM in 108
Open Studio Aerial
Open Studio Aerial
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice play on the equipment and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so. Only 3 spots available in this open studio so please be sure to sign up in advance prior to attending due to COVID precautions.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 3

+ 10:15 AM in 108
Open Studio Pole
Open Studio Pole
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice, play on the equipment, and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique, and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time, but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 2

+ 10:15 AM in 107D
Infrared Sauna
Infrared Sauna
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: TIME & SPACE - The session inside the sauna is up to 45 minutes and you have up to 1 hour to use the back half of our 107D studio room. Feel free to use the back half of the 107D studio room for stretching, relaxing, using an Aerial Flexibility Sling (please ask a staff member to rig this for you before your session starts), or using any of the other equipment available to you during your session. There is a privacy curtain in front of the sauna door, and there is a dressing room directly to the side of the sauna for your use. We have a folding room divider that can be utilized for additional privacy if desired. TOWELS - Please bring your own towels to sit and sweat on while using the sauna, and to use for drying off afterwards also. If you forget to bring your own towels and decide to sauna while at Empyrean Arts, we have some rectangle sized purple salon style towels available for folks to utilize that are perfect for sitting and sweating on while inside the sauna. Please plac…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 1

+ 12:00 PM in 107D
Infrared Sauna
Infrared Sauna
with Camille Lawson

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: TIME & SPACE - The session inside the sauna is up to 45 minutes and you have up to 1 hour to use the back half of our 107D studio room. Feel free to use the back half of the 107D studio room for stretching, relaxing, using an Aerial Flexibility Sling (please ask a staff member to rig this for you before your session starts), or using any of the other equipment available to you during your session. There is a privacy curtain in front of the sauna door, and there is a dressing room directly to the side of the sauna for your use. We have a folding room divider that can be utilized for additional privacy if desired. TOWELS - Please bring your own towels to sit and sweat on while using the sauna, and to use for drying off afterwards also. If you forget to bring your own towels and decide to sauna while at Empyrean Arts, we have some rectangle sized purple salon style towels available for folks to utilize that are perfect for sitting and sweating on while inside the sauna. Please pla…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 1

+ 12:00 PM in 107U
Intro to Pole (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Pole (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Camille Lawson

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Intro to Pole is perfect for brand new to Pole students, students with a little bit of previous Pole experience, and Pole students wanting to learn or review entry level skills, tricks, conditioning, and technique. This class combines our Intro to Pole curriculum with our Pole 1 and Pole 2 curriculum. We recommend that students take 8-10 Intro Pole classes before moving on to higher levels.This is a 60 minute class focusing on the sporty side of Pole. Students will start with a thorough full body instructor led floor based warm up. The warm up will then continue onto the Poles with different conditioning exercises to help you build strength and stamina. Afterwards, students will learn and practice various entry level spins, poses, and skill and trick combinations using the Pole.Students must complete the curriculum for each individual level and level up with their Pole instructor when ready before moving into the next level. Unsure of what level youre in or feeling ready to level up…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 5 of 6

+ 1:15 PM in 107U
Pole (Levels 3+)
Pole (Levels 3+)
with Camille Lawson

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Pole 3+ is a 60 minute intermediate - advanced mixed level class focusing on the sporty side of Pole. Students will start with a thorough full body instructor led floor based warm up. The warm up will then continue onto the Poles with different conditioning exercises to help you build strength and stamina. This class is a high flying composition of challenging new thigh and hip holds, impressive spins, and new strength building techniques. Students will learn new ways of climbing and inverting on the pole as well as truly acrobatic aerial static holds. This class will challenge you with exciting new feats of athleticism!Students must complete the curriculum for each individual level and level up with their Pole instructor when ready before moving into the next level. Unsure of what level youre in or feeling ready to level up? Ask your instructor what the level up requirements are for your level. Our instructors can watch you during or after class for those level up skills.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 3 of 5

+ 3:15 PM in 108
Intro to Lyra (All Levels Welcome)
Intro to Lyra (All Levels Welcome)
with Caroline Daniels

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute Intro to Lyra (aka Aerial Hoop, "that circle thing") class is perfect for the brand new Lyra student, those with some previous Lyra experience, or those desiring to review Lyra foundational skills and tricks. Students will learn, practice, and refine the skills for building a solid and safe foundation on Lyra. This class begins with a thorough total body warm up led by the instructor and continues onto the apparatus for beginning level conditioning exercises. Intro to Lyra includes our Intro to Lyra, Lyra level 1, and Lyra level 2 curriculums.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 3 of 5

+ 4:30 PM in 108
Lyra (Level 3+)
Lyra (Level 3+)
with Caroline Daniels

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 75 minute Intermediate-Advanced level Lyra class will build aerial vocabulary on Single Point Lyra (aka Aerial Hoop) Double Point Lyra and Tabless Lyra. Students will work on inversions rope work drops and beats and will learn how to piece skills together for effortless movement sequencing. Students must be Lyra level 3 or higher to attend this class or have instructor approval before the start of class.

Duration: 75 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 6

+ 6:00 PM in 108
Intro to Silks (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Silks (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Queen April

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute Intro to Silks (aka Aerial Fabric, "those curtain things") class is perfect for the brand new Silks student, those with some previous Silks experience, or those desiring to review Silks foundational skills and tricks. Students will learn, practice, and refine the skills for building a solid and safe foundation on Silks. This class begins with a thorough total body warm up led by the instructor and continues onto the apparatus for beginning level conditioning exercises. Intro to Silks includes our Intro to Silks, Silks level 1, and Silks level 2 curriculums.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 5

+ 6:00 PM in 107D
Intro to Aerial Flexibility (All Levels Welcome)
Intro to Aerial Flexibility (All Levels Welcome)
with Emily Yancey

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Aerial Flexibility uses a soft low hanging hammock to support and suspend the body. Gravity helps to lengthen strengthen contract extend muscles and connective tissues to improve posture and add gentle traction effects. The hammocks are an excellent way to safely explore inversions (going upside down) while being held and supported as much or as little as desired. This class is a great one to start with if you are new to the studio curious about the aerial arts nervous about trying the aerial arts recovering from an injury regaining a regular movement practice wanting to try something new and so much more! This class is really great for every body. Come feel how awesome the hammocks are!

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 3 of 5

+ 6:00 PM in 107U
Intro to Pole (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Pole (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Kathy Baynard

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Intro to Pole is perfect for brand new to Pole students, students with a little bit of previous Pole experience, and Pole students wanting to learn or review entry level skills, tricks, conditioning, and technique. This class combines our Intro to Pole curriculum with our Pole 1 and Pole 2 curriculum. We recommend that students take 8-10 Intro Pole classes before moving on to higher levels.This is a 60 minute class focusing on the sporty side of Pole. Students will start with a thorough full body instructor led floor based warm up. The warm up will then continue onto the Poles with different conditioning exercises to help you build strength and stamina. Afterwards, students will learn and practice various entry level spins, poses, and skill and trick combinations using the Pole.Students must complete the curriculum for each individual level and level up with their Pole instructor when ready before moving into the next level. Unsure of what level youre in or feeling ready to level up…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 5

+ 7:15 PM in 108
Silks (Level 3+) - FULL
Silks (Level 3+)
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute Intermediate-Advanced Silks class is for students in Silks Level 3 or higher or with an Empyrean Arts instructor approval prior to the start of class. Students will focus on stamina and technique in the air and especially on strong inversions as well as be introduced to new climbs single rotation drops and interesting new ways to link skills together including unfamiliar entrances to familiar skills. For advanced students skills requiring increased strength including single arm strength multiple rotations theoretical understanding of wraps and setups and dynamic skills and releases will be taught. Students may develop a preference for the the single strand and sturdiness of rope or the split strand and fluid possibilities of fabric. Endurance and supervised invention and creation will be goals for the advanced student.Unsure of what level you are in? Ask your Empyrean Arts instructor at the studio or shoot us an email at info@empyreanarts.org.

Duration: 60 minutes

+ 7:15 PM in 107D
Handstands & Arm Balancing (All Levels Welcome)
Handstands & Arm Balancing (All Levels Welcome)
with Tree Sa

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Handstands & Arm Balancing is an all levels class where students will be introduced to, and safely and progressively practice poses like elbow stands, straddle sit, L sit, V sit, crow poses, headstands, handstands, flying lizard, planches, and more. This class will have beginning, intermediate, and advanced movement choices, and no experience is required to attend. Come play and explore yogic, circus, and gymnastics arm balancing, inversions, and handstands.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 5

+ 7:15 PM in 107U
Intro to Erotique Pole Dance (All Levels Welcome)
Intro to Erotique Pole Dance (All Levels Welcome)
with Kathy Baynard

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Intro to Erotique Pole Dance is a choreography based class that incorporates a combination of different dance techniques. The foundation of class will focus on learning and practicing Liquid Motion floorwork techniques. This class will also weave in beginning level pole dance and Twerk Technicianstwerk skills. Liquid Motion is a style of dance that primarily utilizes the floor and wall as its classroom, and trains students on techniques that strive for seamless and sensual movement exploration. Erotique Pole Dance classis for students who want to build strength, improve flexibility, feel more confident, add sensuality to their movement style, and include some booty clapping to their dance routine. If youre looking to spruce up your dance skills or just want to explore different dance styles, this class will show you step bystep how to move seductively on the floor, spin around the pole, and pop that booty. Well work your body from head to toe in a fun, creative, and playful atmosphe…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 5

Tuesday, Feb 27th
+ 10:00 AM in 108
Open Studio Aerial
Open Studio Aerial
with Michelle Reines

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice play on the equipment and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 3 of 3

+ 10:00 AM in 108
Open Studio Pole
Open Studio Pole
with Michelle Reines

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice, play on the equipment, and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique, and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time, but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 2

+ 10:00 AM in 107D
Infrared Sauna
Infrared Sauna
with Michelle Reines

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: TIME & SPACE - The session inside the sauna is up to 45 minutes and you have up to 1 hour to use the back half of our 107D studio room. Feel free to use the back half of the 107D studio room for stretching, relaxing, using an Aerial Flexibility Sling (please ask a staff member to rig this for you before your session starts), or using any of the other equipment available to you during your session. There is a privacy curtain in front of the sauna door, and there is a dressing room directly to the side of the sauna for your use. We have a folding room divider that can be utilized for additional privacy if desired. TOWELS - Please bring your own towels to sit and sweat on while using the sauna, and to use for drying off afterwards also. If you forget to bring your own towels and decide to sauna while at Empyrean Arts, we have some rectangle sized purple salon style towels available for folks to utilize that are perfect for sitting and sweating on while inside the sauna. Please plac…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 1

+ 3:00 PM in 108
Open Studio Aerial
Open Studio Aerial
with Rigel Pawlak

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice play on the equipment and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 3

+ 3:00 PM in 108
Open Studio Pole
Open Studio Pole
with Rigel Pawlak

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice, play on the equipment, and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique, and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time, but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 2

+ 3:00 PM in 107D
Infrared Sauna
Infrared Sauna
with Rigel Pawlak

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: TIME & SPACE - The session inside the sauna is up to 45 minutes and you have up to 1 hour to use the back half of our 107D studio room. Feel free to use the back half of the 107D studio room for stretching, relaxing, using an Aerial Flexibility Sling (please ask a staff member to rig this for you before your session starts), or using any of the other equipment available to you during your session. There is a privacy curtain in front of the sauna door, and there is a dressing room directly to the side of the sauna for your use. We have a folding room divider that can be utilized for additional privacy if desired. TOWELS - Please bring your own towels to sit and sweat on while using the sauna, and to use for drying off afterwards also. If you forget to bring your own towels and decide to sauna while at Empyrean Arts, we have some rectangle sized purple salon style towels available for folks to utilize that are perfect for sitting and sweating on while inside the sauna. Please plac…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 1

+ 4:30 PM in 107U
Intro to Pole (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Pole (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Lumen Estrella

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Intro to Pole is perfect for brand new to Pole students, students with a little bit of previous Pole experience, and Pole students wanting to learn or review entry level skills, tricks, conditioning, and technique. This class combines our Intro to Pole curriculum with our Pole 1 and Pole 2 curriculum. We recommend that students take 8-10 Intro Pole classes before moving on to higher levels.This is a 60 minute class focusing on the sporty side of Pole. Students will start with a thorough full body instructor led floor based warm up. The warm up will then continue onto the Poles with different conditioning exercises to help you build strength and stamina. Afterwards, students will learn and practice various entry level spins, poses, and skill and trick combinations using the Pole.Students must complete the curriculum for each individual level and level up with their Pole instructor when ready before moving into the next level. Unsure of what level youre in or feeling ready to level up…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 5 of 5

+ 6:00 PM in 108
Trapeze (Level 3+)
Trapeze (Level 3+)
with Jessica Smith

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Trapeze 3+ is a 75 minute class for intermediate-advanced students. Class will build aerial vocabulary on Single Point Dance Trapeze and Double Point Static Trapeze. Intermediate and Advanced level students will work on inversions, intricate wraps in the ropes, drops and beats, and will learn how to piece skills together for effortless movement sequencing. Not sure which level you are in? Ask your instructor or email us at info@empyreanarts.org.

Duration: 75 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 6

+ 6:00 PM in 107D
Flexibility-Contortion (All Levels Welcome)
Flexibility-Contortion (All Levels Welcome)
with Tori Bailey

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: At Empyrean Arts we strongly believe in sustainable athletic training because we really love what we do and want to continue doing so for a long long time. We encourage both our staff and our students to train both strength and suppleness for a balanced body. Our flexibility classes are open to all levels of students desiring to increase their mobility from the absolute beginner to the performing contortionist. Having mobility and flexibility is having the quality of moving and bending freely and easily without breaking. In our flexibility classes students will learn safe and effective exercises to increase range of motion without compromising strength or function. Students will learn and participate in Active Passive Assisted and PNF (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation) stretching and strengthening techniques. Together we will work on bringing balance to the body by lengthening our muscles and connective tissues correcting muscle imbalances and building strength for flexibil…

Duration: 75 minutes

Spots Open: 3 of 6

+ 6:00 PM in 107U
Pole (Level 4+)
Pole (Level 4+)
with Willow Schenk

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Pole 4+ is a 60 minute intermediate - advanced mixed level class focusing on the sporty side of Pole. Students will start with a thorough full body instructor led floor based warm up. The warm up will then continue onto the Poles with different conditioning exercises to help you build strength and stamina. This class is a high flying composition of challenging new thigh and hip holds, impressive spins, and new strength building techniques. Students will learn new ways of climbing and inverting on the pole as well as truly acrobatic aerial static holds. This class will challenge you with exciting new feats of athleticism!Students must complete the curriculum for each individual level and level up with their Pole instructor when ready before moving into the next level. Unsure of what level youre in or feeling ready to level up? Ask your instructor what the level up requirements are for your level. Our instructors can watch you during or after class for those level up skills.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 6

+ 7:15 PM in 107U
Pole (Level 2-Level 3)
Pole (Level 2-Level 3)
with Lauren Willingham

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Pole 2/3 is a 60 minute beginning-intermediate level class focusing on the sporty side of Pole. Students will start with a thorough full body instructor led floor based warm up. The warm up will then continue onto the Poles with different conditioning exercises to help you build strength and stamina. Afterwards, students will learn and practice more challenging spins, poses, tricks, and transitions than in previous classes. Students will be introduced to climbing, sitting, and inverting in this level.Students must complete the curriculum for each individual level and level up with their Pole instructor when ready before moving into the next level. Unsure of what level youre in or feeling ready to level up? Ask your instructor what the level up requirements are for your level. Our instructors can watch you during or after class for those level up skills.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 6 of 6

+ 7:30 PM in 108
Flexy Floorwork (All Levels Welcome)
Flexy Floorwork (All Levels Welcome)
with Tori Bailey

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: A combination of flexibility-inspired floor moves from body rolls shoulder stands and stretching techniques to increase mobility and strength. This flexibility and floor work class helps you have a broader knowledge of pathways your body can take through slow "feel good" movement and to explore from there in your own way. Socks sleeves and knee pads suggested for maximum slithering. Heels are optional. All bodies welcome.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 6

Wednesday, Feb 28th
+ 1:15 PM in 108
Open Studio Pole
Open Studio Pole
with Trista Hudzik

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice, play on the equipment, and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique, and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time, but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 2

+ 1:15 PM in 108
Infrared Sauna
Infrared Sauna
with Trista Hudzik

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: TIME & SPACE - The session inside the sauna is up to 45 minutes and you have up to 1 hour to use the back half of our 107D studio room. Feel free to use the back half of the 107D studio room for stretching, relaxing, using an Aerial Flexibility Sling (please ask a staff member to rig this for you before your session starts), or using any of the other equipment available to you during your session. There is a privacy curtain in front of the sauna door, and there is a dressing room directly to the side of the sauna for your use. We have a folding room divider that can be utilized for additional privacy if desired. TOWELS - Please bring your own towels to sit and sweat on while using the sauna, and to use for drying off afterwards also. If you forget to bring your own towels and decide to sauna while at Empyrean Arts, we have some rectangle sized purple salon style towels available for folks to utilize that are perfect for sitting and sweating on while inside the sauna. Please plac…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 1

+ 1:15 PM in 108
Open Studio Aerial
Open Studio Aerial
with Trista Hudzik

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice play on the equipment and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 3 of 3

+ 4:30 PM in 108
Silks (Level 3+)
Silks (Level 3+)
with Jennifer Dow

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 75 minute Intermediate-Advanced Silks class is for students in Silks Level 3 or higher or with an Empyrean Arts instructor approval prior to the start of class. Students will focus on stamina and technique in the air and especially on strong inversions as well as be introduced to new climbs single rotation drops and interesting new ways to link skills together including unfamiliar entrances to familiar skills. For advanced students skills requiring increased strength including single arm strength multiple rotations theoretical understanding of wraps and setups and dynamic skills and releases will be taught. Students may develop a preference for the the single strand and sturdiness of rope or the split strand and fluid possibilities of fabric. Endurance and supervised invention and creation will be goals for the advanced student.Unsure of what level you are in? Ask your Empyrean Arts instructor at the studio or shoot us an email at info@empyreanarts.org.

Duration: 75 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 6

+ 4:45 PM in 107U
Pole Dance (Level 3+)
Pole Dance (Level 3+)
with Camille Lawson

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: So youve learned some cool pole tricks but how do you incorporate them into a flow or sequence? This is a Pole Level 3+ class that will focus on learning a sequence or choreography that highlights skills and tricks (some new ones too!) Heels are welcome but not required. Unsure of what level youre in or feeling ready to level up? Ask your instructor what the level up requirements are for your level. Our instructors can watch you during or after class for those level up skills.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 5 of 6

+ 6:00 PM in 108
Sling (All Levels Welcome)
Sling (All Levels Welcome)
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 3 of 6

+ 6:00 PM in 107U
Pole (Level 4+)
Pole (Level 4+)
with Camille Lawson

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Pole 4+ is a 60 minute intermediate - advanced mixed level class focusing on the sporty side of Pole. Students will start with a thorough full body instructor led floor based warm up. The warm up will then continue onto the Poles with different conditioning exercises to help you build strength and stamina. This class is a high flying composition of challenging new thigh and hip holds, impressive spins, and new strength building techniques. Students will learn new ways of climbing and inverting on the pole as well as truly acrobatic aerial static holds. This class will challenge you with exciting new feats of athleticism!Students must complete the curriculum for each individual level and level up with their Pole instructor when ready before moving into the next level. Unsure of what level youre in or feeling ready to level up? Ask your instructor what the level up requirements are for your level. Our instructors can watch you during or after class for those level up skills.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 6

+ 7:10 PM in 107U
Intro to Pole Dance (All Levels Welcome)
Intro to Pole Dance (All Levels Welcome)
with Elizabeth Huntley

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Intro to Pole Dance is a superb way to learn and experience beginning level pole skills and tricks through a dance focused movement lens. This class will weave together instructor created dance choreography, while including our beginning level pole curriculum (Intro-Level 1-Level 2), so students can continue on their pole journey. Dress in clothing that you feel fabulous in. Socks or Heels, and Knee pads are recommended, and the studio has some for students to use.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 3 of 4

+ 7:30 PM in 108
Trapeze (Level 3-Level 4)
Trapeze (Level 3-Level 4)
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute intermediate level Trapeze class is perfect for students in our Level 3 or 4 curriculum or for folks who meet the level ups for attending this class. Students will build aerial vocabulary on Single Point Dance Trapeze and Double Point Static Trapeze. Intermediate students will work on inversions, intricate wraps in the ropes, drops and beats, and will learn how to piece skills together for effortless movement sequencing.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 6

Thursday, Feb 29th
+ 11:00 AM in 108
Open Studio Aerial
Open Studio Aerial
with Morgi Rossi

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice play on the equipment and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 3

+ 11:00 AM in 108
Open Studio Pole
Open Studio Pole
with Morgi Rossi

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice, play on the equipment, and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique, and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time, but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 2

+ 11:00 AM in 107D
Infrared Sauna
Infrared Sauna
with Morgi Rossi

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: TIME & SPACE - The session inside the sauna is up to 45 minutes and you have up to 1 hour to use the back half of our 107D studio room. Feel free to use the back half of the 107D studio room for stretching, relaxing, using an Aerial Flexibility Sling (please ask a staff member to rig this for you before your session starts), or using any of the other equipment available to you during your session. There is a privacy curtain in front of the sauna door, and there is a dressing room directly to the side of the sauna for your use. We have a folding room divider that can be utilized for additional privacy if desired. TOWELS - Please bring your own towels to sit and sweat on while using the sauna, and to use for drying off afterwards also. If you forget to bring your own towels and decide to sauna while at Empyrean Arts, we have some rectangle sized purple salon style towels available for folks to utilize that are perfect for sitting and sweating on while inside the sauna. Please plac…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 1

+ 12:30 PM in 107D
Intro to Aerial Flexibility (All Levels Welcome)
Intro to Aerial Flexibility (All Levels Welcome)
with Camille Lawson

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Aerial Flexibility classes use a soft, low hanging hammock to support and suspend the body. Gravity helps to lengthen, strengthen, contract, extend muscles and connective tissues to improve posture, and add gentle traction effects. The hammocks are an excellent way to safely explore inversions (going upside down) while being held and supported as much or as little as desired. This class is a great one to start with if you are new to the studio, curious about the aerial arts, nervous about trying the aerial arts, recovering from an injury, regaining a regular movement practice, wanting to try something new, and so much more! This class is really great for every body. Come feel how awesome the hammocks are!

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 5 of 5

+ 2:00 PM in 107U
Intro to Pole Dance (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Pole Dance (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Camille Lawson

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Intro to Pole Dance is a superb way to learn and experience beginning level pole skills and tricks through a dance focused movement lens. This class will weave together instructor created dance choreography, while including our beginning level pole curriculum (Intro-Level 1-Level 2), so students can continue on their pole journey. Dress in clothing that you feel fabulous in. Socks or Heels, and Knee pads are recommended, and the studio has some for students to use.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 5

+ 3:15 PM in 108
Open Studio Aerial
Open Studio Aerial
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 3

+ 3:15 PM in 108
Open Studio Pole
Open Studio Pole
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 2

+ 4:30 PM in 108
Intro to Trapeze & Lyra (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Trapeze & Lyra (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Jessica Smith

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute Intro to Trapeze and Lyra class is perfect for the brand new aerial arts student, those with some previous Bar experience, or those desiring to review Bar focused foundational skills and tricks. Students will learn, practice, and refine the skills for building a solid and safe foundation on Trapeze and Lyra. This class begins with a thorough total body warm up led by the instructor and continues onto the apparatus for beginning level conditioning exercises. Intro to Trapeze and Lyra includes our Intro, Level 1, and Level 2 curriculums.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 5

+ 4:45 PM in 107U
Pole (Level 2-Level 3)
Pole (Level 2-Level 3)
with Camille Lawson

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Pole 2/3 is a 60 minute beginning-intermediate level class focusing on the sporty side of Pole. Students will start with a thorough full body instructor led floor based warm up. The warm up will then continue onto the Poles with different conditioning exercises to help you build strength and stamina. Afterwards, students will learn and practice more challenging spins, poses, tricks, and transitions than in previous classes. Students will be introduced to climbing, sitting, and inverting in this level.Students must complete the curriculum for each individual level and level up with their Pole instructor when ready before moving into the next level. Unsure of what level youre in or feeling ready to level up? Ask your instructor what the level up requirements are for your level. Our instructors can watch you during or after class for those level up skills.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 6 of 6

+ 6:00 PM in 107D
Inversion Prep (All Levels Welcome)
Inversion Prep (All Levels Welcome)
with Tori Bailey

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This class is to help you get familiar with inverting before getting upside down! We will build technique through exercises that mobilize the shoulders and hips plus strengthen the core and back to create a strong foundation to go upside down safely. Come explore both passive and active inversions including variations of backbends handstands and forearm stands. All bodies and levels welcome. This is a great class for conditioning your body to enhance overall strength mobility and flexibility.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 5

+ 6:00 PM in 108
Silks (Level 3+)
Silks (Level 3+)
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This75 minute Intermediate-Advanced Silks class is for students in Silks Level 3 or higher, or with an Empyrean Arts instructor approval prior to the start of class. Students will focus on stamina and technique in the air, and especially on strong inversions, as well as be introduced to new climbs, single rotation drops, and interesting new ways to link skills together, including unfamiliar entrances to familiar skills. For advanced students, skills requiring increased strength, including single arm strength, multiple rotations, theoretical understanding of wraps and setups, and dynamic skills and releases will be taught. Students may develop a preference for the the single strand and sturdiness of rope or the split strand and fluid possibilities of fabric. Endurance and supervised invention and creation will be goals for the advanced student.Unsure of what level you are in? Ask your Empyrean Arts instructor at the studio or shoot us an email at empyreanartsnc@gmail.com.

Duration: 75 minutes

Spots Open: 3 of 6

+ 6:00 PM in 107U
Intro to Pole (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Pole (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Queen April

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Intro to Pole is perfect for brand new to Pole students, students with a little bit of previous Pole experience, and Pole students wanting to learn or review entry level skills, tricks, conditioning, and technique. This class combines our Intro to Pole curriculum with our Pole 1 and Pole 2 curriculum. We recommend that students take 8-10 Intro Pole classes before moving on to higher levels.This is a 60 minute class focusing on the sporty side of Pole. Students will start with a thorough full body instructor led floor based warm up. The warm up will then continue onto the Poles with different conditioning exercises to help you build strength and stamina. Afterwards, students will learn and practice various entry level spins, poses, and skill and trick combinations using the Pole.Students must complete the curriculum for each individual level and level up with their Pole instructor when ready before moving into the next level. Unsure of what level youre in or feeling ready to level up…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 5

+ 7:30 PM in 108
Open Studio Aerial - FULL
Open Studio Aerial
with Queen April

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open Studio is supervised training time with an Empyrean Arts staff member - no instruction is provided or permitted. This Open Studio hour can currently hold up to 3 students - 4 people maximum in the studio at one time. Masks are required at all times within the studio. Please bring your own aerial apparatus if you have it and bring any personal equipment that you may need (yoga mat blocks water bottle grip aids etc).

Duration: 60 minutes

+ 7:30 PM in 108
Open Studio Pole
Open Studio Pole
with Queen April

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice, play on the equipment, and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique, and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time, but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 2

+ 7:30 PM in 107D
Infrared Sauna
Infrared Sauna
with Queen April

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: TIME & SPACE - The session inside the sauna is up to 45 minutes and you have up to 1 hour to use the back half of our 107D studio room. Feel free to use the back half of the 107D studio room for stretching, relaxing, using an Aerial Flexibility Sling (please ask a staff member to rig this for you before your session starts), or using any of the other equipment available to you during your session. There is a privacy curtain in front of the sauna door, and there is a dressing room directly to the side of the sauna for your use. We have a folding room divider that can be utilized for additional privacy if desired. TOWELS - Please bring your own towels to sit and sweat on while using the sauna, and to use for drying off afterwards also. If you forget to bring your own towels and decide to sauna while at Empyrean Arts, we have some rectangle sized purple salon style towels available for folks to utilize that are perfect for sitting and sweating on while inside the sauna. Please plac…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 1

+ 7:30 PM in 107U
Flexibility (All Levels Welcome)
Flexibility (All Levels Welcome)
with Tori Bailey

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: At Empyrean Arts we strongly believe in sustainable athletic training because we really love what we do and want to continue doing so for a long long time. We encourage both our staff and our students to train both strength and suppleness for a balanced body. Our flexibility classes are open to all levels of students desiring to increase their mobility from the absolute beginner to the performing contortionist. Having mobility and flexibility is having the quality of moving and bending freely and easily without breaking. In our flexibility classes students will learn safe and effective exercises to increase range of motion without compromising strength or function. Students will learn and participate in Active Passive Assisted and PNF (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation) stretching and strengthening techniques. Together we will work on bringing balance to the body by lengthening our muscles and connective tissues correcting muscle imbalances and building strength for flexibil…

Duration: 75 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 6

Friday, Mar 1st
+ 3:45 PM in 108
Intro to Silks (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Silks (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute Intro to Silks (aka Aerial Fabric, "those curtain things") class is perfect for the brand new Silks student, those with some previous Silks experience, or those desiring to review Silks foundational skills and tricks. Students will learn, practice, and refine the skills for building a solid and safe foundation on Silks. This class begins with a thorough total body warm up led by the instructor and continues onto the apparatus for beginning level conditioning exercises. Intro to Silks includes our Intro to Silks, Silks level 1, and Silks level 2 curriculums.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 5 of 5

+ 5:00 PM in 108
Open Studio Aerial - FULL
Open Studio Aerial
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open Studio is supervised training time with an Empyrean Arts staff member - no instruction is provided or permitted. This Open Studio hour can currently hold up to 3 students - 4 people maximum in the studio at one time. Masks are required at all times within the studio. Please bring your own aerial apparatus if you have it and bring any personal equipment that you may need (yoga mat blocks water bottle grip aids etc).

Duration: 60 minutes

+ 5:00 PM in 108
Open Studio Pole
Open Studio Pole
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice, play on the equipment, and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique, and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time, but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 2

+ 5:00 PM in 107D
Infrared Sauna
Infrared Sauna
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: TIME & SPACE - The session inside the sauna is up to 45 minutes and you have up to 1 hour to use the back half of our 107D studio room. Feel free to use the back half of the 107D studio room for stretching, relaxing, using an Aerial Flexibility Sling (please ask a staff member to rig this for you before your session starts), or using any of the other equipment available to you during your session. There is a privacy curtain in front of the sauna door, and there is a dressing room directly to the side of the sauna for your use. We have a folding room divider that can be utilized for additional privacy if desired. TOWELS - Please bring your own towels to sit and sweat on while using the sauna, and to use for drying off afterwards also. If you forget to bring your own towels and decide to sauna while at Empyrean Arts, we have some rectangle sized purple salon style towels available for folks to utilize that are perfect for sitting and sweating on while inside the sauna. Please plac…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 1

+ 6:00 PM in 107U
Burlesque Basics (18+ Only - All Levels Welcome)
Burlesque Basics (18+ Only - All Levels Welcome)
with Queen April

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Burlesque Basics class focuses on sexy movement combos and the techniques and tricks of the tease trade. No dance experience needed and all skill levels bodies and abilities welcome! Students must be 18 years or older to attend this class.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 4 of 5

+ 6:15 PM in 108
Intro to Trapeze (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Trapeze (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute Intro to Trapeze class is perfect for the brand new Trapeze student, those with some previous Trapeze experience, or those desiring to review Trapeze foundational skills and tricks. Students will learn, practice, and refine the skills for building a solid and safe foundation on Trapeze. This class begins with a thorough total body warm up led by the instructor and continues onto the apparatus for beginning level conditioning exercises. Intro to Trapeze includes our Intro to Trapeze, Trapeze level 1, and Trapeze level 2 curriculums.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 5

+ 7:30 PM in 108
Sensual Sin- 6 Week Group Performance Series for Eat Your Heart Out - FULL
Sensual Sin- 6 Week Group Performance Series for Eat Your Heart Out
with Tori Bailey

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 6 week series is in preparation for our Valentine's themed showcase called Eat Your Heart Out! We will be performing choreography with partner chair dance, sensual movement, flexy floorwork and HEELS. Students must be able to attend all six classes on Fridays 1/26 to 3/1 at 730pm, dress rehearsal (3/2 4-7pm) and the show (3/3 5pm). Advanced Beginner (comfortable walking in heels and some floorwork experience) friendly!

Duration: 60 minutes

Saturday, Mar 2nd
+ 10:30 AM in 108
Trapeze Sequencing 3+
Trapeze Sequencing 3+
with Hilary Schroeder

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 6

+ 11:45 AM in 108
Silks (Level 3+) - FULL
Silks (Level 3+)
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute Silks 3/4 class is for students in Silks Level 3 or higher, or with an Empyrean Arts instructor approval prior to the start of class. Students will focus on stamina and technique in the air, and especially on strong inversions, as well as be introduced to new climbs, single rotation drops, and interesting new ways to link skills together, including unfamiliar entrances to familiar skills.

Duration: 60 minutes

+ 12:00 PM in 107U
Intro to Pole (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Pole (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Lauren Willingham

Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Intro to Pole is perfect for brand new to Pole students, students with a little bit of previous Pole experience, and Pole students wanting to learn or review entry level skills, tricks, conditioning, and technique. This class combines our Intro to Pole curriculum with our Pole 1 and Pole 2 curriculum. We recommend that students take 8-10 Intro Pole classes before moving on to higher levels.This is a 60 minute class focusing on the sporty side of Pole. Students will start with a thorough full body instructor led floor based warm up. The warm up will then continue onto the Poles with different conditioning exercises to help you build strength and stamina. Afterwards, students will learn and practice various entry level spins, poses, and skill and trick combinations using the Pole.Students must complete the curriculum for each individual level and level up with their Pole instructor when ready before moving into the next level. Unsure of what level youre in or feeling ready to level up…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 5 of 5

+ 1:00 PM in 108
Sling (All Levels Welcome)
Sling (All Levels Welcome)
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute aerial sling (aka aerial hammock) class is perfect for anyone from a brand-new student to those with prior experience on sling! This class begins with a thorough warm up led by the instructor and continues onto the apparatus for conditioning and skills. Students will then learn, practice, and/or refine their hammock repertoire! Class will end with a brief cool down. This class is accessible to all bodies and abilities.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 6

+ 2:15 PM in 108
Aerial Kids Silks & Sling (All Levels Welcome, Ages 5-11)
Aerial Kids Silks & Sling (All Levels Welcome, Ages 5-11)
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 5 of 6

+ 6:00 PM in 107D
Infrared Sauna
Infrared Sauna
with Willow Schenk

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: TIME & SPACE - The session inside the sauna is up to 45 minutes and you have up to 1 hour to use the back half of our 107D studio room. Feel free to use the back half of the 107D studio room for stretching, relaxing, using an Aerial Flexibility Sling (please ask a staff member to rig this for you before your session starts), or using any of the other equipment available to you during your session. There is a privacy curtain in front of the sauna door, and there is a dressing room directly to the side of the sauna for your use. We have a folding room divider that can be utilized for additional privacy if desired. TOWELS - Please bring your own towels to sit and sweat on while using the sauna, and to use for drying off afterwards also. If you forget to bring your own towels and decide to sauna while at Empyrean Arts, we have some rectangle sized purple salon style towels available for folks to utilize that are perfect for sitting and sweating on while inside the sauna. Please plac…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 1

+ 6:00 PM in 108
Open Studio Pole - CANCELLED
Open Studio Pole
with Willow Schenk

Cancellation reason:


Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice, play on the equipment, and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique, and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time, but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

+ 6:00 PM in 108
Open Studio Aerial - CANCELLED
Open Studio Aerial
with Willow Schenk

Cancellation reason:


Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice, play on the equipment, and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique, and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time, but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Sunday, Mar 3rd
+ 12:00 PM in 108
Intro to Lyra (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
Intro to Lyra (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Caroline Daniels

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute Intro to Lyra (aka Aerial Hoop, "that circle thing") class is perfect for the brand new Lyra student, those with some previous Lyra experience, or those desiring to review Lyra foundational skills and tricks. Students will learn, practice, and refine the skills for building a solid and safe foundation on Lyra. This class begins with a thorough total body warm up led by the instructor and continues onto the apparatus for beginning level conditioning exercises. Intro to Lyra includes our Intro to Lyra, Lyra level 1, and Lyra level 2 curriculums.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 6 of 6

+ 12:00 PM in 107D
Aerial Flexibility (All Levels Welcome)
Aerial Flexibility (All Levels Welcome)
with Tree Sa

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Aerial Flexibility classes use a soft, low hanging hammock to support and suspend the body. Gravity helps to lengthen, strengthen, contract, extend muscles and connective tissues to improve posture, and add gentle traction effects. The hammocks are an excellent way to safely explore inversions (going upside down) while being held and supported as much or as little as desired. This class is a great one to start with if you are new to the studio, curious about the aerial arts, nervous about trying the aerial arts, recovering from an injury, regaining a regular movement practice, wanting to try something new, and so much more! This class is really great for every body. Come feel how awesome the hammocks are!

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 5

+ 12:45 PM in 107U
Bendy Shapes and Tricks (Pole Levels 4+) - CANCELLED
Bendy Shapes and Tricks (Pole Levels 4+)
with Willow Schenk

Cancellation reason:


Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Bendy Shapes & Tricks (Pole Levels 4+) is an intermediate level pole class focused on finding creating and practicing different shapes using the pole and then building combos utilizing those shapes. Students will start with a thorough full body instructor led floor based warm up. The warm up will then continue onto the poles with different conditioning exercises to help build strength stamina and flexibility. Once we are all warmed up students will learn and practice instructor createdflexy focused pole sequences with seamless transitions and how to put an emphasis on shapes and pauses in between movements. This class is for pole students in level 4 or higher or intermediate-advanced level pole folks.

Duration: 60 minutes

+ 1:30 PM in 108
Advanced Lyra Sequencing (4+)
Advanced Lyra Sequencing (4+)
with Tree Sa

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: In Advanced Lyra Sequencing 4+ class students will learn new entries, transitions, how to find flow, and exiting with grace. We will focus on choreographed Lyra aerial dance with the intention to embody easeful, energetic expression. Students will have the opportunity to refine the choreography by adding their own unique sparkles, shapes, and style. Students must be in Lyra Level 4 or higher to attend this class or have instructor approval.

Duration: 75 minutes

Spots Open: 3 of 6

+ 3:00 PM in 108
Open Studio Aerial
Open Studio Aerial
with Caroline Daniels

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice play on the equipment and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 3

+ 3:00 PM in 107D
Infrared Sauna
Infrared Sauna
with Caroline Daniels

Location: Studio 107 Downstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: TIME & SPACE - The session inside the sauna is up to 45 minutes and you have up to 1 hour to use the back half of our 107D studio room. Feel free to use the back half of the 107D studio room for stretching, relaxing, using an Aerial Flexibility Sling (please ask a staff member to rig this for you before your session starts), or using any of the other equipment available to you during your session. There is a privacy curtain in front of the sauna door, and there is a dressing room directly to the side of the sauna for your use. We have a folding room divider that can be utilized for additional privacy if desired. TOWELS - Please bring your own towels to sit and sweat on while using the sauna, and to use for drying off afterwards also. If you forget to bring your own towels and decide to sauna while at Empyrean Arts, we have some rectangle sized purple salon style towels available for folks to utilize that are perfect for sitting and sweating on while inside the sauna. Please plac…

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 1 of 1

+ 3:00 PM in 108
Open Studio Pole
Open Studio Pole
with Caroline Daniels

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice, play on the equipment, and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique, and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time, but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 2

+ 3:15 PM in 107U
Pole (Level 2-Level 3) - CANCELLED
Pole (Level 2-Level 3)
with Anna Meyer

Cancellation reason:


Location: Studio 107 Upstairs
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Pole 2/3 is a 60 minute beginning-intermediate level class focusing on the sporty side of Pole. Students will start with a thorough full body instructor led floor based warm up. The warm up will then continue onto the Poles with different conditioning exercises to help you build strength and stamina. Afterwards, students will learn and practice more challenging spins, poses, tricks, and transitions than in previous classes. Students will be introduced to climbing, sitting, and inverting in this level.Students must complete the curriculum for each individual level and level up with their Pole instructor when ready before moving into the next level. Unsure of what level youre in or feeling ready to level up? Ask your instructor what the level up requirements are for your level. Our instructors can watch you during or after class for those level up skills.

Duration: 60 minutes

+ 4:30 PM in 108
Silks (Levels 4+) - CANCELLED
Silks (Levels 4+)
with Zoe Sarvis

Cancellation reason:


Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute Silks 4+ class is for students in Silks Level 4 or higher, or with an Empyrean Arts instructor approval prior to the start of class. Students will focus on stamina and technique in the air, and especially on strong inversions, as well as be introduced to new climbs, single rotation drops, and interesting new ways to link skills together, including unfamiliar entrances to familiar skills.

Duration: 60 minutes

+ 6:00 PM in 108
Intro to Silks (Intro-Level 1-Level 2) - CANCELLED
Intro to Silks (Intro-Level 1-Level 2)
with Zoe Sarvis

Cancellation reason:


Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: This 60 minute Intro to Silks (aka Aerial Fabric, "those curtain things") class is perfect for the brand new Silks student, those with some previous Silks experience, or those desiring to review Silks foundational skills and tricks. Students will learn, practice, and refine the skills for building a solid and safe foundation on Silks. This class begins with a thorough total body warm up led by the instructor and continues onto the apparatus for beginning level conditioning exercises. Intro to Silks includes our Intro to Silks, Silks level 1, and Silks level 2 curriculums.

Duration: 60 minutes

Monday, Mar 4th
+ 10:15 AM in 108
Open Studio Aerial
Open Studio Aerial
with Zoe Sarvis

Location: Studio 108
32 Banks Ave,
Asheville, NC

Description: Open studio is a supervised time in which any student can utilize the studio to practice play on the equipment and meet fellow students and Empyrean staff. Open studio is an excellent resource for improving strength and technique and perfecting tricks and skills that you have learned from an instructor. There is no instruction or skill sharing during open studio. Sign up and come hang out with your fellow students while practicing your art at your own speed. Feel free to film or take photographs during open studio time but please be respectful of other people in the studio while doing so. Only 3 spots available in this open studio so please be sure to sign up in advance prior to attending due to COVID precautions.

Duration: 60 minutes

Spots Open: 2 of 3