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Custom Hoops available now for Local Pickup!

April 14, 2019 by


We got some beautiful new HDPE tubing and have enough to make some custom sizes for folks. Set up an appointment for a costume fitting at our studio in SoMa on Mission Street (953, between 5th and 6th) for your own personalized hoop. Your purchase includes a 20 minute hoop fitting consultation and mini lesson to get […]

Video Lessons over the Internet

May 7, 2018 by


“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 […]

Poi-la-hoop (Poi + Hoop) One Minute Videos (6/2017)

August 24, 2017 by


Here’s GlitterGirl working her poi-la-hoop practice, where she spins both tools concurrently from her Instagram channel. Clearly, these are works in progress and rough around the edges — be generous with your watching! 😉   View this post on Instagram I was too lazy to cut out the really boring part in the center but […]

Mixed Level Hoop Class Drop In, May 30

May 14, 2017 by


This class is a mixed level class designed for the beginner, advanced beginner and early intermediate hooper/hoopstress. This 80 minute session is a mixed level class teaching drills, exercises and tricks designed to improve the artists overall hoop performance flow. The instructor guides students through the learning process, breaking down the moves and offering analysis […]

Solstice Specials

December 21, 2014 by


Welcome to the Winter Solstice, the longest night of darkness of the year. As we reemerge into the brighter time of year, now may be a great time to start a fiery new habit or support yours or someone else’s practice. Our solstice elves have been busy crafting some fun specials for you for the 2015 […]

Fire Hoop Class for Beginners New to Fire – 10/19/14

September 19, 2014 by


Course Overview Updated note about registration: Because we require you be dressed in specific fire safe attire, advanced registration is required. Registration closes 6 am Saturday, 10/18/14. Join us for an evening introduction to fire hooping for those that are new to playing with fire, playing with a fire hoop or those who simply want […]

Benefits of Poi (And Other Flow Arts)

June 21, 2013 by


As with other experiences, poi practitioners can apply themselves with varying degrees of rigor to the study of Poi. As one’s practice becomes more rigorous, the benefits also become more expansive and comprehensive and extend beyond being about “having a good time” to include all of the following: Increases self esteem Elevates self awareness Develops […]