Aircat Aerial Yoga Teacher Trainings

All classes at Boulder Circus Center, 4747 N 26th St, Boulder, CO

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Aircat Aerial Yoga is an innovative program that blends the beneficial elements of traditional yoga methodology with the unique conditioning of aerial arts. A cross between  a yoga class and an aerial class, Aircat Aerial Yoga is designed to incorporate the balancing and stretching components of yoga with the strengthening and exhilarating components of aerial arts. Classes in Boulder, Colorado USA.

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Aircat Aerial Yoga

We currently do not have any scheduled for 2020    

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Instructors: Cathy Gauch and the Aircat Aerial Yoga staff

Applicants must have teaching experience & knowledge in yoga, Pilates, Gyrotonic (r) , aerial arts, gymnastics, dance, fitness, pole dancing or other physical discipline. Application is now required for our course. Please email for application or download from below. Minimum age 18.

This is an intensive weekend training. It will be fast paced.

You will learn:

beginning level aerial yoga techniques

including Sun Salutations, hip openers, deep stretches, forward and back inversions,  strength & conditioning, cardiovascular exercises, heart openers, back bends and stretches, deep relaxation techniques

opening warm-up sequences on the Aircat Aerial yoga hammock

how to sequence a class

beginning level tricks & flips

the physics of the Aircat Aerial Yoga hammock

safe rigging techniques

spotting techniques

what to watch for with clients of varying abilities


Restorative postures & poses

Basic aerial partner yoga

SCHEDULE: *may vary slightly depending on studio availability for a particular weekend, but will start no earlier than 9am on Friday and end no later than 5pm on Sunday*

Friday 9a-5p  with meal breaks each day

Saturday 11a-7p or 930am - 530p (depends on studio schedule)

Sunday 9a-4p Professional Photo Shoot 4p-630p *additional fee*

$695 includes Aircat Aerial Yoga Teacher Training Manual & access to the videos online on our closed FaceBook group. You must have a Facebook account to access the videos.  20 hours of instruction, snacks & water. We provide all equipment needed for the training, including aerial yoga hammock (only for the training, not for you to take home. Aircat Aerial Yoga hammocks are purchased separately) and yoga mat.

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Application for Aircat Aerial Yoga  Level 1 Teacher Training

Please note that we offer a “Certificate of Completion” upon meeting the requirements. We are not certified by any governing body and therefore cannot give you, or call our training a “Certification” course. My goal is to give you the knowledge and information to safely and successfully offer aerial yoga classes as part of your program or personal practice.

Cathy Gauch has been an aerial performer, teacher, coach and producer for over 20 years. She has performed around the world in production stage shows, corporate events, galas and benefits. She teaches aerial arts to children and adults and has started numerous circus camps and aerial programs.

Aircat Aerial Yoga began development in early 2009. She’s successfully used aerial yoga in her recovery from injuries she sustained in a car accident later that year. She continues to develop the program, offering classes, workshops and teacher trainings at the Boulder Circus Center.

Lani Gordon Level 1 & Level 2 Co-Trainer has been with the Aircat Aerial Yoga Teacher Training program since its’ inception in 2011 and is an inspired and dedicated teacher and performer in a variety of movement arts.  She is a 250 hour RYT registered with Yoga Alliance, a licensed massage therapist in CO, and a Certified Nutritional Counselor through Bauman College.  She has also trained extensively in aerial yoga, dance, fire dance, aerial arts, and partner acrobatics.  She has performed around the country with a variety of companies and musicians including, Quixotic Fusion, Cirque USA, The String Cheese Incident, Cosmic Fire, Emancipator, MoTH Poetic Circus, and Future Simple Project.   One of her favorite things in life is sharing these passions with others.  In the last three years she has been teaching many forms of movement art to a vast variety of people around the country.  She currently teaches for Aircat Aerial Yoga, Boulder Circus Center and the Quixotic School of Performing Arts.  With her broad knowledge of movement arts and health, she offers a unique experience in each of her classes and performances.  Lani’s goal is to bring joy into other’s lives through the exploration of what we are capable of in our bodies.  She strives to make dreams a reality and help others to discover that anything is possible.

Jocelynn Rudig - Level 1 Co-Trainer has been co-teaching Aircat Aerial Yoga Teacher Trainings since March 2012.  She loves the combination of aerial and yoga for its ability to use the fabric as an aid and a prop to gain deeper access to each pose and for its use of gravity to lengthen the muscles and joints in the body. Jocelynn became a 200-hour Registered Yoga Alliance yoga instructor in 2008 and a certified GYROKINESIS® instructor in 2005. She brings her knowledge of yoga postures, integrative body alignment and hands on assistance to each student. She has been a professional modern and aerial dancer since 2000, touring locally and internationally.  When she is not hanging up-side-down, Jocelynn enjoys crafting her own herbal remedies as a Wellness Practitioner and Certified Herbalist.

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Aircat training was focused or correct technique and alignment w/ safety being utmost. All skills were taught in a progressive, sequential manner, I would encourage anyone who wants to learn the true form of aerial to attend workshop. Amazing job, well thought out and planned. Incredible physical and spiritual journey for myself, being surrounded with students from all over the country who each had knowledge to contribute. I will be back!” -Susie Stevens

“This was an excellent course and I had so much fun! The team/staff are organized, professional, and friendly. For the efficiency and cost I would recommend this to any aerialist or studio looking to incorporate hammocks into their training. I will definitely be back!” - Ranee M David

“I decided to take this training to increase my knowledge in aerial hammock/yoga skills so that I could strengthen my own practice. But I’m coming away with a desire to teach, explore, and share a new realized passion. Cathy, and her co-teachers are incredibly professional, knowledgeable, sweet, and fun. can’t wait for training #2!” -Maureen Fiore

Payment Policy:

$300 non-refundable, non-transferrable to another person or later training date, deposit is due upon registration to hold your spot in the course. Remaining balance is due 30 days prior to the training. Please note that the training is in high demand and we will reserve a space for you ONLY upon receipt of your $300 deposit and accepted application.


Cancellation or transfer to another training once deposit is paid is subject to the $300 non-refundable deposit.

To register, Please email me your APPLICATION, and questions you may have.

Space is limited, and the trainings are filling quickly!

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Email if you are interested in our next Level 2!

Level 2 continues from our Level 1 training and includes: Tricks, flips & fun sequences up in the air!, New partner yoga & thai massage techniques, New aerial yoga sequences & variations, Flows & transitions, New strength & conditioning section, Shoulder injury prevention, More Restorative aerial yoga. PREREQUISITE: Level 1 Aircat Aerial Yoga Teacher Training or similar basic level aerial yoga training

Fees & Registration:


$695 includes 22 hours of instruction, equipment needed for the course, snacks provided, video access on FaceBook of the sequences. We are no longer providing lunches in the fee for the training. Whole Foods box lunches will be available for an additional cost and must be ordered in advance.

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