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Poi Turn Class: Out of the Box, Tuesdays, Starts July 10, 8 PM

June 6, 2018 by

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During this four-week series, we’ll focus on 180º and 360º  turns between moves, enhance existing turning skills and learn new turn combinations. This series also has students explore the concept of plane shifting through axis rotation as a means to create a more dimensional performance. This series is less about learning new moves and concepts and mores about […]

Beginner Poi Moves, Mondays, 8 PM, starts July 9, 2018

June 6, 2018 by

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Summer is upon us and while you’re enjoying the outdoor festival season, maybe it’s time for a new, fun, fiery hobby! Learn to poi fire dance and get started with this offering, the first in our Beginner Poi class series. Beginner Poi Moves 6-week series teaches over 40 different moves and combinations plus 25 different […]

Flower Class Videos, Spring 2018

June 5, 2018 by

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Here are a few videos from the recent flower class showing moves and combos we worked with during the series. Flower class is tomorrow night at 8 PM. Here’s some of the ones we’ll be looking at. Drop in available! . . . . #Templeofpoi #poi #firedancing #performerlife #lifeasart #flowarts #bosswitch #flowlife #yogagirl #practicemakesprogress #movingmeditation […]

Opposite Direction, Tuesdays, 8 PM starts 6/5

May 31, 2018 by

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Have you ever felt like your same direction repertoire is more extensive than your opposite direction moves? If so, this course is for you. This four-week series focuses on working in opposite direction on the front, back, side, floor and ceiling planes with various moves including: thread the needle opposite direction weaves (aka, butterfly weave; aka impossible […]

Beginner Fire Dancing, Wednesdays, 8 PM

May 15, 2018 by

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  Course Overview This a four week course presents extensive fire (poi and other tool) 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 […]

Beginner Dance, Mondays, 6:30 PM – sold out!

May 14, 2018 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 at templeofpoi daught com) and […]

Video Lessons over the Internet

May 7, 2018 by

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“I can’t learn from videos!” We hear it all the time from students who find any one of the following problems with learning from internet videos: some language doesn’t make sense the instruction is confusing the instructor isn’t using words the student understands (i.e., too much jargon) videos assume a base level of knowledge the […]