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Prepared for the Playa?

July 28, 2014 by

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Need a costume? See our video below for samples and then contact GlitterGirl to get your one of a kind original as unique as you are. The gates open in less than a month and the man burns in 34 days at the writing of this post. We miss our the incredibly awesome event that […]

Beginner Poi Fire Dancing Lessons, Wednesdays!

July 26, 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 […]

6 Quick Tips to Get a Gig Lead/Booking

July 23, 2014 by

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As performers, we’re often hustling for the next gig. If you’re finding your calendar is a little lighter than you’d like it to be, or you’re a new artist and don’t have a web site that ranks well from Google searches, or if you are looking for some quick way to raise some dough, or […]

Student Sets the Ice on Fire!

July 22, 2014 by

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Last year, we had the unusual opportunity to work with US Ice Skating Gold Medalist Ashley Clark. She came to us looking to help her integrate fire into her ice skating performances. In just a few months, she began performing in Sun Valley 4th of July weekend 2013. At the time, her act consisted of […]

Unsafe Fire Performers Hindering My Gigs: What do I do?

July 21, 2014 by

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No doubt this is a serious situation and over recent months, it’s presented itself in multiple contexts to me, so I took some time to write this¬†article in response to this question: “There’s so many new performers that aren’t safe and uninsured. It’s starting to hinder gigs cause the fire marshal is cracking down on […]

(The Dark Side of) Capitalism, Unsecured Wicking, Fire Safety & Personal Responsibility

July 17, 2014 by

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This week I had the experience of seeing what I think of as the dark side of capitalism, where fairly small businesses take advantage of ignorant and unsuspecting solopreneurs, deceive them, while they take their money and simultaneously give them bad advice as they tout themselves “experts”. I feel enraged seeing this action, more so […]