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The Calling of The Temple

July 20, 2019 by


This article reminds me of my own complex relationship with “god” and “calling”. For those who somehow don’t know, my business, called Temple of Poi, is in fact something I view as a deep calling. It has, over the 17.5 years I’ve run it, required an ongoing commitment to and faith that nothing in my […]

What is Practice?

February 7, 2019 by


I was recently in conversation with  clients about what they gain through the practice when we all know it can be such a frustrating and painful challenge while also being time consuming and sometimes hard to motivate toward doing. Certainly one focus is to learn the mechanics of movements/ideas/concepts/frameworks/drills/tools because practice is the continued application of […]

“That’s why I’m Happier than You”

June 26, 2018 by


When I was a kid and asked what I wanted when I grew up, I always answered that I wanted to be happy. It’s still true (and as I sit here smirking while I type this, I dare say I’ve been doing a pretty good job of meeting this simple goal)— even if I haven’t […]

Mini Documentary on Big Screen

June 5, 2018 by


On June 13, The Method, a mini documentary about the teaching method and Flowology Mindset used at Temple of Poi, will be showing on the big screen at Embarcadero Center Cinema, Theater 1, as part of the AI 2018 Film Festival. Admission is free, so don’t let funds stop you! This movie was produced by […]

(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 […]

Win 2016: Turn Resolutions into Practices

December 31, 2015 by


It’s the last day of the year and it’s that time where we take stock of what’s past and craft what we’d like to come next. How was your 2015? Did you get what you wanted? Did you learn anything? Did you have fun? Do you want better results in 2016? Speaking of 2016, have […]

Study Buddy: Daily Practice Motivation

December 29, 2015 by


Imagine you’re in a kitchen and you drop a single egg from the dozen in your hand. Would you then throw down the other eleven simply because you lost one? Or would you clean up the spill from the lost egg and carry on with your day? Our practice is like the carton — some days we […]