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Welcome to
Moonrise Aerials

Fiercely Supportive Aerial Arts Studio

About Us
A shot of the Moonrise Aerials studio with four teal hammocks hanging from the ceiling and a pole and set of silks
Moonrise Aerials is a fiercely supportive aerial arts and dance studio in Eau Claire, WI. It is also the training studio of the Torch Sisters, a local fire dancing, aerial, and flow arts performance troupe.

Moonrise has been empowering students through classes, workshops, and private parties since 2017. 

We value safety, inclusivity, and community.  All bodies, genders, identities, ages, and levels are welcome.

Join us to embody the spirit of play, alternative fitness, and creative movement! 
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We pride ourselves on being more than exercise. Sign-up for dance, hammock, lyra, silks, pole, and more.

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Need a challenge or new experience? We offer specialized apparatus workshops and guest instructors.

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Need Performers?

Looking for something unique for your event?  Hire the Torch Sisters for fire spinning, aerial, flow or acrobatics.


Meet Our Instructors

Roxanne posing in a lyra in a black dress

Roxanne Backowski


Roller Skating Instructor

Michelle looking up to the sky with one arm over her head and blue dyed hair

Michelle Green


Aerial Instructor

Rachel looking at the audience during a performance

Rachel Duffenbach


Aerial and Pole Instructor


Coco LaFousFous

Aerial Instructor


Mark Fiore

Juggling Instructor

Sara posing in a lyra pole with a red dress trailing down to the ground

Sara Brunsell-Raehl

Aerial Instructor

Liz holding a hoop in front of her body and smiling

Liz Carey

Aerial and Hooping Instructor


Avery Oja

Aerial Instructor

Sammie wearing heels and striking a pose with one knee popped to the side

Sammie Jasper

Dance Instructor

Trista leaning toward the audience in a lyra

Trista Anderson

Dance Instructor

Reagan posing on a pole with her head down in a black and white photo

Reagan Phillips

Studio Assistant, Instructor

A headshot of Erin wearing a lot of jewelry for belly dance

Erin Hagen

Fly Fusion and Belly Dance Instructor

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