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We know that being part of a retreat is an experience that will change your life, and want to make sure you have all the information you need. Below are some of our frequently asked questions and comprehensive answers to get you started.

Woman with brown hair and large smile jumping in a back arch. Flag pole with Pride flag and Salt City Circus flag flying in the background. In the background are large white clouds , trees, and a cabin toward the right of the photo.

Do I need Experience To attend?

Yes, students should be at an intermediate-advanced level on their chosen apparatus and be in physical condition to participate in a multi-day intensive. The schedule will be physically challenging so it is important students are conditioning beforehand!

Prerequisites: 

  • Flying Trapeze Retreat:

    • Working on swing, one handed take off, backend tricks in lines, working on swing out of lines

  • All Bar Retreat:

    • Can spend 2-3 consecutive minutes in the air, knee hangs, multiple inversions in the air, pullovers, skin the cats, meathooks, existing vocabulary on chosen apparatus.

  • Multidisciplinary Retreat:

    • Can spend 2-3 consecutive minutes in the air, knee hangs, multiple inversions in the air, wheeldowns, pullovers, skin the cats, existing vocabulary on chosen apparatus.  

How Much is the reTreat & what does it include? 

Tuition depends on the length and style of the retreat as well as the bed size you choose. Tuition covers all meals and snacks, your choice of multiple daily workshops, open jam sessions, professional photo shoot, guided hikes, lodging, airport shuttle to and from the retreat at designated times. Your spot is secured after the registration form is returned and deposit is received. The deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable.
 

5 day All Bar Retreat- July 31st-August 4th

~Twin Bed $2,259          ~Queen/Full Bed $2,359

6 day Multidisciplinary Retreat- August 9th-14th

~Twin Bed $2,559          ~Queen/Full Bed $2,659

5 day Flying Trapeze Retreat- August 29th-September 2nd

~Twin Bed $3,300         ~Queen/Full Bed $3,400

50% of tuition will be due within 30 days of your registration (deposit counts towards this 50%). Full payment of tuition is due no later than two months before retreat begins. If this presents a serious hardship for you, please contact us about a payment plan.

Two women smiling at one another in a black and white photo. One is on a trapeze wearing a leotard with vertical stripes and a velvet waistband. The other is standing below holding the trapeze bar in a black top. In the background are mountains covered in trees.

Why is there an application? How will I know I’ve been accepted?

The application process is both to ensure that we provide the best possible experience for you while also helping you decide if a multi-day aerial intensive is right for you at this time. Applicants should be 18+yrs at an intermediate/advanced level and be in physical condition to participate in a multi-day intensive.

You will receive an email responding to your application. It usually takes us 5-7 business days but may be longer or shorter depending on the volume of applications at the time. Once you are accepted you will receive a registration packet with payment and accommodation details. Your place is secured after the registration form is returned and the deposit is received. Deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable. 

What if I have food allergies or dietary restrictions?

Our chefs can easily accommodate dietary restrictions such as vegetarian, vegan, dairy free, gluten free and nut allergies. If you have a more specific dietary need or allergy please let us know so that we can with our catering staff about accommodating it. Dietary needs will be asked about during the registration process.

Log cabin with a large deck to the left of the cabin sits an outdoor aerial rig and a flag pole flying both Pride and Salt City Circus flags. All around are trees, green grass and a bright blue sky with a few fluffy clouds.

Where is the retreat & how do I get there?

The cabin is located outside of Scofield, UT in the Manti-La Sal National Forest. The exact cabin location is kept confidential to make it more secure. We share the exact location with our registrants and coaches. You will receive this information in your welcome packet after you have registered. 

Shuttles will pick up at the Salt Lake City International Airport and surrounding hotels in the morning the first day of the retreat. The shuttles will then carrivan to the cabin. Please reach out if you are wishing to drive yourself as the roads require comfort with rugged roads and a vehicle that has clearance and maneuverability to handle possible rough terrain. 

What does the training space look like?

The Circus Barn has eight aerial points: 5 in the downstairs bay ranging from 18-25 ft and 3 in the loft ranging from 12-18 ft. There is a designated stretching and warm up area with a large carpet square, mats, and all of the tools you could hope for. Across the floor and creative movement span the length of the bay floor on a long vinyl strip. There is an additional outdoor aerial rig that can be utilized during private lessons and open jam times.​

What do accommodations look like?

The spacious three story log cabin invites community with four large shared bedrooms: two bedrooms in the upstairs loft and two basement bunk rooms (3-5 beds each with some bunks), two full bathrooms, two communal gathering areas, and a large porch to admire the stunning views. All rooms are shared with a pricing option for either a twin or full/queen bed. 

Sleeping arrangement preference is first come first serve based on the order registration is received. 

Is the retreat really off the grid?

The cabin & circus barn sit in a serene area of the Manti-La Sal mountains of Utah on over 40 acres adjacent to both national and state forest land. We rely on a combination of generator and solar power and are supplied by fresh well water. This remote area is a digital detox with no cell phone reception or internet at the cabin itself. 

We do have limited service available by taking a short drive to the mountain top nicknamed “The Phone Booth".  The phone booth also offers incredible views if you are set on not looking at your phone the entire time. We usually make several trips during the retreat for this purpose (weather permitting). 

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