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Poi Duet: GlitterGirl & The Amazing Zihni

April 27, 2013 by

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One more tease to get you excited about the 2013 Fire Dancing Expo, happening tonight, April 27, in Union Square. Tonight’s show will include a finale by Temple of Poi Founder, Isa “GlitterGirl” Isaacs, and her dynamic dance partner and instructor at the school, Erol Efendioglu, aka, “The Amazing Zihni.” They will premier their piece […]

Free Dance Week Events

April 27, 2013 by

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In addition to the 2013 Fire Dancing Expo being held April 27, 2013 in Union Square — a free event showcasing 97 artists in 39 acts bringing a 2.5 hour program to San Francisco’s Union Square, Temple of Poi is pleased to announce 2 additional events. During Bay Area Dance Week, we will be offering […]

Expo Artist Interview: Fire Proof!

April 24, 2013 by

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With the 8th Annual Fire Dancing Expo a mere 3 days away, we thought it might be nice to give people a sense of what inspires us to continue to do insane amounts of work to create this show each year. Here’s a few words from the Producer and Artistic Director of the Expo, GlitterGirl. […]

2013 Fire Dancing Expo Program

April 23, 2013 by

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What: 8th Annual Union Square Fire Dancing Expo Where: Union Square, San Francisco, CA, USA When: April 27, 2013, 8 – 10:30  PM Who: Read below Cost: Free This saturday, Bring a blanket, chair, ear muffs, hot drink and join artists from around the world for this fire dancing extravaganza! Temple of Poi, in conjunction […]

8th Annual Fire Dancing T-shirt Limited Edition, get yours now!

April 14, 2013 by

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We’re in full swing in the production of the 2013 Fire Dancing Expo and as part of our show, we are creating shirts for our  contributors and fans. We’re pleased to announce the design and pre-sales of the 2013 Union Square Fire Dancing t-shirt. The design, centered around a figure 8 representing the 8th annual […]

Beginner Poi Class Added April 29, 8 PM

April 14, 2013 by

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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 to create all the basic poi movements. The Beginner Poi Moves class series teaches the “alphabet of poi” (ABC’s) and the followup class, Beginner […]

Interview on the Origin of Temple of Poi

April 14, 2013 by

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In case you haven’t seen it yet, here’s a fun interview GlitterGirl got to do with her friends at The Other Side Show, a new YouTube show about alternate professions and the people that live their lives doing them. In this, part 1 of 2, GlitterGirl shares her history and the founding of Temple of […]