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Future of Flow Arts

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Future of Flow Arts This blog post was prompted by a video created Ben Drexler of DrexFactor Poi recently. In the video, he predicted where flow arts will go in the next decade. Though he may have a lot more experience in the realm of flow arts than I do, and a lot more numbers […]

Flow Arts – Making Hula Hooping/Poi A Career

Making it a Career – The Flowmie Funnel As a professional performer who’s focused on generating income through the flow arts community, and like any successful business, it’s important to have a system. Where followers can effortlessly become inspired enough to become clients so you can start making money hula hooping! It all starts with […]

Mistakes In Flow Arts – Misconceptions of Flow

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“Mistakes” in Flow Arts You’ve dropped a poi ball. A hoop went flying. The tethers got tangled mid performance! What are you going to do when you experience mistakes in flow arts? Take it from the pros – there ARE ways of making seemed “mistakes”, look like a part of the performance all together, and […]

Life of a Traveling Flow Arts Performer

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Things You Might Not Expect As A Traveling Flow Arts Performer Once you are on the go, moving from city to city to share your practices, you’ll quickly be rewarded with insights and joys that you wouldn’t normally get by staying in the same city, performing in front of the same people. Based on only […]

Flow Arts Stage Fright

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Tips for Overcoming Flow Arts Stage Fright: Would you consider performing on stage if you knew a few helpful methods for easing the angst and enjoying the rush of being on stage? Just because your heart skips and hands tremble just thinking about performing doesn’t mean it’s not for you! If you’re considering it, and […]

Health Benefits of Spinning Poi: Part 3

Health Benefits of Spinning Poi “Spinning a weight on the end of a cord in circles may be the next Parkinson’s physical therapy treatment.” Dr. Kate Reigle van West’s “early research on poi and Parkinson’s shows promise for improving quality of life.” The study is exciting to read, to see flow arts assisting, if not […]

Building A Professional Flow Arts Team – Part Two

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Building A Professional Flow Arts Team – Part Two If you’ve put yourself out there and gotten some attention, set up a practice session and people showed up, congratulations! You now have a flow arts team! Though you have only just crossed the threshold, now comes the challenge; keeping yourself and your team together long […]

Building a Professional Flow Arts Team – Part One

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Growing A Professional Flow Arts Team (Part One) A fantasy and a half! Imagine not only performing with a professional flow arts team, but being the one who came up with the idea and put it all together! Imagine all that could be experienced. Group fire spinning shows! Regular practices that enable rapid growth in […]

Fire Spinning Choreography

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Design a Fire Spinning Choreography Welcome flowmies! Today we will lay out all the steps to designing your fire spinning choreography. You will need: Prop of choice Song of choice Notepad Space to practice Pick a Prop & Practice Burn  Firstly, you will need to pick a prop. This is important to decide upon first […]

(Sub)conscious Flow Arts Pt. 2

Subconscious Flow Arts Part 2   It doesn’t matter what prop you are using! Whether poi, hula hoop, rope dart, fans, staff, or even a pen, soccer ball, wrench, or any other object that you have influence over its motion. Everything you do is in one way or another subconcious or conscious flow arts.    […]

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