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Beginner Poi Moves, Wednesdays, 8 pm – Sold out!

July 30, 2013 by

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This class is appropriate for those with absolutely no experience through early beginners with a few moves but not a lot of vocabulary, comprehension, technique and confidence. If you have no experience, this class is for you. If you have limited experience then this class is probably for you — contact GlitterGirl (glittergirl [at] templeofpoi […]

Progress, not Perfection

July 30, 2013 by

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In our ongoing series of articles designed to help artists in their practice, we offer this piece. Today’s focus in on the challenge students face in their practice with the endless nagging of the mind-haunting questions like this big one: Will I ever be good enough? In the end, no one else can tell you […]

Temple of Poi Performs in Reno

July 30, 2013 by

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This past weekend on July 27, Temple of Poi instructors, GlitterGirl, Nova & The Amazing Zihni could be seen on stage at Reno’s Compression party, an event showcasing the splendor of Burning Man to the Reno community through this free block party and showcase that went on from 3-11 PM. This quick write up features […]

Poi Flowers, Hybrids & More! July 24 Series added!

July 23, 2013 by

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Join us for this 4 week series meeting at 8 pm Wednesdays at Lines Ballet, 26 7th Street, 5th Floor, studio 3. Class meets July 24, July 31,  August 7 & August 14. Tuition is $120 for the full series of $30 drop in per class or one intermediate credit in the beginner boot camp […]

4 Ways to Gain Comfort Working with Fire

July 22, 2013 by

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Recently this issue has come up a lot and newer artists have been wondering how they can deepen their relationship to and with the fire so that they have less fear of it. Here are 4 tips for gaining more comfort working with fire, regardless of the tool(s) you’re working with. As strange as this […]

Performance Anxiety: Fear or Excitement?

July 19, 2013 by

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Over the years I have conferred with clients who confess their performance fears to me. It’s a fascinating experience to both witness in others and experience in myself. Over the years, I’ve worked through this performance fear and use this technique with clients in an effort to assist them in working through their own performance […]

Jedi Stall Video Lesson Available Now

July 19, 2013 by

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Level up your fire dancing with poi in our review video for some Jedi stall combinations using both up and down stalls. This video class consists of 2 videos. The first covers front plane stall combinations starting with same time, same direction antispin stall combos, then split time front plane antispin combinations, followed by 2 additional stall […]