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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 […]

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 […]


January 21, 2013 by


As I’ve been watching the information flip across my screen defining paths of tools and rotational forces and geometric shapes, I find myself in an interesting series of thoughts around styles of conceptualizing and integrating patterns we learn. While I certainly don’t have the time to have read every post that comes across the group, […]

22 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Practice

September 2, 2012 by


After 12+ years of spinning things around, I’ve noticed that practice, like the tide, ebbs and flows. Sometimes you’re in over your head feeling swept away in it and other times, you’re not feeling connected to your practice. If you’re looking for some ideas on how to rejuvenate your practice and give yourself an injection […]

5 Tips for Improving Your (Poi Fire Dancing) Flow

March 16, 2012 by


If you’ve been struggling with finding your fluidity, we have the answer for you! Check out the new article outlining 5 must have techniques you can use to add more flow to your practice. If you are new to poi, hoop, staff, fans and other flow arts, and even if you’re an experienced practitioner learning […]

Beginner Poi (Hoop, Fan, Staff, Flow): 10 Thoughts to Keep You Sane

March 14, 2012 by


Hey everyone — GlitterGirl here. This article comes as a response to a post I saw on a web forum that read: “Friday my friend came over and wanted to spin poi, shes only been doing it for about 3 weeks, and she decided to teach me. I’m pretty shitty at it, and was wondering […]