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(Father’s Day Gift?) Zero to Fire Workshop!

May 28, 2016 by


Are you looking for a life altering experience empowering you through fun, utilitarian skills you may never have considered possible before while you get to play with FIRE?!?!?  If so, this workshop is for you! This fun filled class is designed to: give students an opportunity to quickly experience fire through a single session help attendees understand how to […]

Beginner Fire, Wednesdays, Starts May 25, 8 PM

March 28, 2016 by


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 a […]

The 6 Most Dangerous Ingredients of Fire Performance

February 2, 2015 by


Most people easily consider that the fire itself is dangerous, which of course is accurate, particularly if you’re undereducated about how to handle and extinguish it safely. If they are people that are qualified to  be performing, we also hope they are considering other things that go along with that like placement of the depot, spin […]

7 Reasons Fire Dancers Benefit From Running Hands Through the Fire

September 25, 2014 by


We recently published an article titled 5 Criteria To Help You Decide if Someone is Ready to Spin Fire and were asked: “What’s important about someone being able to run their hand through the flame or putting out a fire?” In fact, enough people commented on this that we thought the first safety article deserved a […]

5 Ways to Spot Worked Wicks & 19 Ways to Gain Control with your Prop

September 22, 2014 by


  Today’s post is about two different questions that came up recently on Facebook and GlitterGirl’s answers to them: Question: When are wicks too worked to be safe? Answer: In all honesty, it depends on the context. If you have to do a tool inspection, it’s 100% up to the standards of the fire marshal […]

5 Criteria To Help You Decide if Someone is Ready to Spin Fire

September 8, 2014 by


As the fire spinning and fire dancing art form keeps growing, more and more artists are looking to learn how to spin fire. Unfortunately, not everyone has access to resources like our Beginner Fire Class where we run students through the process with a hands on approach over a 4 week period of time where they […]

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

July 21, 2014 by


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 […]