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Beginner Poi Class, Thursdays — Discount session!

October 25, 2014 by

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This series started on 11/13. If you wish to join the series class 2, 11/20, you can do so for a discount price of $170 total which includes $150 in tuition for the 5 classes of the series and $20 access to the on line educational 5.5+ hour beginner course including media for this class […]

10 Techniques for Getting the Most out of Your 10,000 Hours

October 20, 2014 by

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I’m not sure if I believe Malcolm Gladwell’s theory, made popular by his book Outliers, that 10,000 hours is sort of the magic number where one reaches mastery. Nor would I say I’m convinced otherwise by the concepts David Epstein presents in The Sports Gene where the conversation about nature vs nurture continues. Gladwell certainly concedes it’s […]

Learn Poi Now: Beginner Poi Moves, Tuesdays, 8 PM (sold out!)

October 16, 2014 by

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Learn to poi fire dance and get started with this offering, the first in our Beginner Poi series. Beginner Poi Moves teaches over 40 different moves and combinations plus 25 different drills to support your practice. This class is appropriate for those with absolutely no experience through early beginners with a few moves but not […]

10 Reasons Why Undercutting is Bullsh*t!

October 8, 2014 by

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I suspect this won’t be a popular post with many people because the title of the article may imply one thing while the content says something else. I invite you to open your mind and consider what’s presented here with curiosity and genuinely trying to find whatever bits of truth in it you can. You […]

Last Beginner Fire of 2014 – Just added!

October 5, 2014 by

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Course Overview   This is a four week course presents extensive fire poi safety information and focuses on students becoming familiar with burning fire poi comfortably and safely. Students garner information about safety practices, building fire poi rigs, lighting fire poi and each student will have an opportunity to spin fire poi and practice being […]

Last Beginner Poi Dance of 2014: November 3

October 5, 2014 by

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Develop transitions and beginner performance theory in this 4 week dance series. This class is the perfect follow up to the Beginner Moves class (or equivalent material: pinwheels, windmills, chasing the sun, butterflies and weaves). If you have some experience and aren’t sure if this class is for you, contact GlitterGirl (glittergirl <that crazy little at symbol> […]

8 Tips for New (Paid) Fire Dancers When Booking & Building a Show

October 4, 2014 by

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If you’re new to performing for money and are trying to figure out how to set your rate, when to do a gig for free, what the problem is with undercutting, understand why that girl with tits got a booking and you didn’t or generally looking for more understanding of how to build and charge for […]