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Beginner Poi Moves Class Series

March 19, 2012 by

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If you’re new to fire dancing and want to begin your poi journey off with some guided instruction, join us for this class series. This is a six week course which teaches students all the fundamental elements of poi movement. The classes focus on technique and understanding how to manipulate the poi effectively so as […]

Tech, Flow & The Force

March 19, 2012 by

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GlitterGirl here. I wrote this on Facebook on a Tech vs. Flow thread yesterday and I thought it might be useful to share some of these thoughts with a broader group of folks. This was in response to someone saying they have seen flow without tech and tech without flow. I contend we have both […]

5 Tips for Improving Your (Poi Fire Dancing) Flow

March 16, 2012 by

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If you’ve been struggling with finding your fluidity, we have the answer for you! Check out the new article outlining 5 must have techniques you can use to add more flow to your practice. If you are new to poi, hoop, staff, fans and other flow arts, and even if you’re an experienced practitioner learning […]

The Ego of Performance

March 16, 2012 by

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A modified version of this article first appeared in the Winter/Spring Kindle Fire Arts and Culture magazine from 2009. A limited number of these were printed. The Ego of Performance I’ve been watching the unfolding in the flow arts community for the past 9 years and have noticed the most consistent of things in every […]

Scar Prevention for Fire Dancers

March 14, 2012 by

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I was recently discussing scar care and prevention for burn scars on a women’s mailing and thought this would be useful for the fire dancing world too, so I present you with GlitterGirl’s experiences on Scar Prevention for Fire Dancers (from burns, naturally). Please note: this article is not intended to superceed, replace or in […]

Beginner Poi Dance Classes

March 14, 2012 by

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Join us for the Beginner Poi Fire Dancing Class at Temple of Poi. Next Dance Series: April 2, 2012, 6:30 – 7:50 PM. Course Overview This four week series teaches students transitions which allow them to combine the moves taught in the Beginner Poi Moves class. Students also learn how to add dance elements to […]

Beginner Poi (Hoop, Fan, Staff, Flow): 10 Thoughts to Keep You Sane

March 14, 2012 by

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Hey everyone — GlitterGirl here. This article comes as a response to a post I saw on a web forum that read: “Friday my friend came over and wanted to spin poi, shes only been doing it for about 3 weeks, and she decided to teach me. I’m pretty shitty at it, and was wondering […]