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2019-2020 Beginner Poi Boot Camp – Beginner Fire Dancing Classes

November 27, 2019 by


  As of September 1, 2017 we have a new version of the 7 month program designed for beginner poi artists where we’ll teach you enough to get you started and help you impress your friends and family as you bring your inner fire performer to life. Our boot camp program has 2 phases: Beginner Phase: […]

Expose this! [The Vilification of a Needed Form of Commerce!]

May 27, 2016 by


The topic of exposure comes up on a regular basis in the flow arts community which makes sense since much of the community is built on entrepreneurship which requires individual negotiations and non-externally defined rule sets. One of the great things about working for someone else is that you don’t have to do a lot […]

Spring Forward Photo Contest Winners

April 26, 2016 by


Temple of Poi, with the help of local photographers, recently facilitated the Spring Forward Photography Clinic & Contest. While the complete list of entries can be found on the Temple of Poi Facebook Page in the various albums for each artist (Cary, GlitterGirl, Leilani, Liam & Zihni), below are the winning photographs for each category. Extended Exposure: Snapshot:     […]

Spring Forward Photo Clinic & Contest

March 14, 2016 by


  Photographers and want to be photographers, you are invited to join Bay Area fire photography experts Larry Wong, Don Albonico, Dalton Chan and Brian Sorensen and fire dancing artists, GlitterGirl, Nova, The Amazing Zihni, Cary the Cosmic Cowboy & Leilani for a night of fire dancing photography fun from which we will have the Spring Forward photo […]

9 Tips for a Fun Time Popping Your Performance Cherry

December 7, 2015 by


A friend on Facebook today contacted me looking for performance tips saying, “It’s my first time in frot of an audience away from home… [I] have only performers for family and friends prior.” I took a moment to really think about what I wanted to offer and thought it deserved a few more minutes than […]

Flow Down Performance Workshop

July 13, 2015 by


Want to level up your confidence as a flow artist? Need experience working in a constructive environment — much like a writers group — for performing skills? Join us for this 4 week series meeting at 8 pm Mondays at Lines Ballet (26, 7th Street, 5th floor, studio 4, San Francisco) July 27, August 3, 10 & 17 […]

Bay Area Dance Week Events!

April 19, 2015 by


Bay Area Dance Week is back in 2015 and will run from April 24th to May 3rd. We’re celebrating our 11th year offering free classes and shows to the community and this year Temple Of Poi will have a 4 more events for your flow dancing pleasure! Check them out and we hope to see you there! 🙂 2015 […]