Empyrean offers Group Classes and Private Lessons in the Aerial Arts. Students can work on Aerial Silks, Sling, Lyra, Static Trapeze, Dance Trapeze, Rope, and Cube.

    No experience or physical requirements needed for most of our class offerings. You will be pleasantly surprised at what you are already capable of doing.

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    Empyrean Arts was the first Pole Fitness Studio in Asheville, NC and the Western North Carolina area, opening our doors on July 16th, 2015.

    We offer group classes and private lessons starting with the absolute beginning student all the way to the advanced pole athlete. All are welcome, and we think that you will find pole an incredibly fun and unique way to work out.

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    Empyrean strongly believes in safe, sustainable athletic training for ourselves and our students because we really love what we do and want to continue doing so for a long time.

    We encourage both our staff and our students to train both strength and suppleness for a balanced body. Our flexibility-contortion classes are open to all levels of students desiring to increase their mobility from the absolute beginner to the performing contortionist.

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    Empyrean offers a variety of floor based dance classes that are unique and enjoyable with the added bonus of being a good workout too. Check out Floor Theory, Chair Dance, and Break Dance…all are welcome, and no experience is needed to attend these classes.

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Empyrean Arts


Western North Carolina’s epicenter for specialized movement arts and alternative fitness classes. Empyrean Arts aspires to provide our community with a supportive environment for personal development through movement education.


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Sultry Pole Dance classes coming up in February!! Join the lovely @_w_a_v_e_r_l_y_ on Mondays at 7:45pm for intermediate level choreo, and the fabulous @lizzythedancer on Wednesdays at 7:30pm for beginning level choreo.
Drop in Sultry Chair Dance class tonight at 6:15pm with @is.that.amanda...$12.50!
Have a special event coming up & want a unique and fun way to celebrate? Let us help! Try our private #aerial & #pole parties - a great way to bring your group together. Located right in the heart of downtown #Asheville, we’re conveniently located to countless restaurants, breweries & bars. Email us at info@empyreanarts.org to schedule your private party today.
Last night was a blast, as always! We had another great crew of students rockin’ the spin. Beginning Spinning Pole is the perfect class if you are interested in learning spin pole, or if you are wanting to fine-tune your existing spin pole skills. Every Thursday @ 8pm, all levels welcome, heels optional. Sign up in advance at circusdb.org/empyrean - this class fills up quick!
Adriana killing her #pdlayback after Intermediate Pole class tonight, taken by our newest Beginner Pole instructor, @avelena_unicorn. Come learn some skills with us!
We are beyond thrilled to have the lovely April Skelton @tworopesandabar return home and teach at Empyrean Arts again starting February 1st!!! Join April for the following classes in February...
*** Intermediate-Advanced Aerial - Mondays 3:45pm
*** Aerial Conditioning - Thursdays 10am
*** Trapeze - Fridays 6:15pm
*** Silks & Rope - Saturdays 1:00pm
Youth Circus class for ages 5-12 happens weekly on Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm with @dowjennifer. Drop ins welcome and no experience needed.
Chair Dance 4 Week Series with the lovely @is.that.amanda starts this evening at 6:15pm! $50 for the series, no experience needed, heels optional.

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