Category Archives: Self Discovery

What makes flow arts sacred? – Part 7 – Four’s in flow arts.

As established in our previous illustrations of sacred geometry, numerology, and flow arts, it is clear that with every increasing number there is a reflective divinity. One, being wholeness. Two, being self discovery and exploration of time/space. Three, being dimension and shape. Four… now here is where we get into more!  Adding a fourth in […]

How to stay in the flow? (Once you’re there)

Do you ever find yourself unlocking a new trick, finding rhythm, or reaching a flow state only to lose it moments later? Once we learn a trick, or reach a state flowing with our props that feels perfect, we often get carried away with excitement and loose our ability to continue. Even the simple acknowledgement […]

What makes flow arts sacred? Part 5 – The Triad

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The Triad “The Triad is the form of the completion of all things.” Continuing where we left off in the book, “A Beginners Guide to Constructing the Universe” by Michael S. Schneider, we move from two to three, and relate it to our flow arts.  Upon my own first reflection, I think about a degree […]

What makes flow arts sacred? Part 3 & 4 – The Dyad & Duality

Dyad Now we have a prop in each hand, or perhaps two in one! Whether you work with poi, double hoop, double staffs, fans, or otherwise, let’s get in what makes two sacred. Reading from the book, “A Beginner’s Guide to Constructing the Universe”, the first focus of the Dyad, “twoness”, is separation. “The principle […]

What makes flow arts sacred? Part 2: The Monad

Flow Arts Monad   What’s so special about a circle? Isn’t it just a circle? And don’t we frown upon people just “spinning in circles”? Not anymore! I have been reading the book, “A Beginner’s Guide to Constructing the Universe — The Mathematical Archetypes of Nature, Art, and Science” by Michael S. Schneider. While reading, […]

Flow Arts & The Illusion of Elitism

The Illusion of Flow Arts Elitism “Flow on, little flowmies.” “Move your feet. Feel how sweet it is. Dream on, little dreamer. Keep on little dreamer.” Do you think flow arts would ever, could ever, become an Olympic sport? Are we able to judge perfect form over imperfect form in this practice? I am sure […]

Future of Flow Arts

future of flow arts

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 […]

Pleasure, Pressure, Flow Arts

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Pleasure, Pressure, Flow Arts If there’s anything boldly obvious about this experience we call “life”, it’s that we can all feel something. Call it love, bliss, joy, and the opposites – fear, anger, pain. There is a vast spectrum of emotion and feeling. Isn’t it safe to say that there are obvious highs, and obvious […]

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 […]

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