Browsing All Posts published on »February, 2014«

Turn Performance Whines (about the girl with tits) into Wins (in Mind & Wallet)!

February 26, 2014 by

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If you read the recent article, “Why is that Girl with Tits Getting Gigs and I’m not?” you’ll have noticed we touched on some truths about earning a living as a performer. In the course of discussion with folks on line, particularly some burgeoning artists, some interesting topics came up. These are, in many cases, […]

Beginner Poi Moves, Mondays, 8 PM, sold out!

February 22, 2014 by

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Join us for the first in our Beginner Poi series, with Beginner Moves teaching over 40 different moves and combinations. 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 […]

How Much Should I Charge When Teaching Classes?

February 17, 2014 by

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Today’s question coming from the internet forums asks about how to calculate the costs associated with teaching and asks, “How much should I charge when teaching classes??” This article gives you some things to consider and ask yourself when planning your classes. Overall, this plan ignores the prop question which is a conversation unto itself. […]

Why is that Girl with Tits Getting Gigs & I’m Not?

February 16, 2014 by

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If you’ve been asking yourself, “Why is that girl with tits getting a gig and I’m not?” then this article is for you. I have to confess, I’m unbelievably sick and tired of (especially newer male) artists breaking into performing blaming their inability to book gigs on the fact that they don’t have tits. The general […]

Fire Love: Fund the Expo

February 16, 2014 by

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Fire Love! At Temple of Poi headquarters, we’re working on production for the 2014 Union Square Fire Dancing Expo. This year’s show will feature some fun acts and we thought it might be fun to whet your appetite! Aside from the usual sort of acts you might see — poi, staff, hoop and fan duets and […]

Self Love: A Daily Practice!

February 15, 2014 by

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If you’re middle aged and feel pain when you wake up, this is for you and it’s about how to give your SELF some body LOVE!!! Even if you’re not middle aged, I can’t help but think this will be a good practice for everyone. I was waking up in pain almost daily about 18 […]

How to Outdo Copy-Cat Performers

February 5, 2014 by

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I saw this question today on Facebook and wanted to take a moment to post some thoughts. Question: What’s the best way to deal with a copy-cat performance group? Let’s say this group has been around longer, but hasn’t had any fresh ideas for a while, then they start to mimic your group’s shows, style, and […]