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About Poppe Tsunami

Poppe hails from Bloomington, IN where she is an active member in the flow arts community through helping to organize local events, choreograph routines, perform, teach, and mentor. When she isn't spinning a prop or doing acrobatics, she does web design and development, social media, and content strategy. She hopes to use these skills to help elevate flow artists, the community, and the craft.

December 1 2015

Tutsdays | Dragon Staff Shoulder Roll w/ Gonzo

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:21+00:00 December 1st, 2015|FAI Tutsdays|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxkRuQuvVv0 We're back again with another installment of tutsdays. This week, we bring you a sweet move from one of our November Instructors of the Month, Gonzo. This trick is a shoulder roll with a dragon staff. It gets a little tricky, but with various viewing angles and great instruction from Gonzo, we think [...]

November 27 2015

Flow Arts Cyber Monday

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:21+00:00 November 27th, 2015|FAI Swag|

Flow Arts Institute | www.flowartsinstitute.com/shop   Use code CYBER to receive 15% off entire store!   The Rope Dart Academy | www.ropedarts.com 15% off your entire Shopping Cart | Enter code at checkout RDACADEMY   Firetoys.com | www.firetoys.com   Firetoys.com is offering 20% off (almost) everything over the Black Friday / Cyber Monday weekend. Use the code CyberBlack at check [...]

A peek into this weekend | Flow Show Chicago 2015

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:22+00:00 November 11th, 2015|Flow Arts Discoveries|

The Flow Show Chicago is one of three Flow Shows nationwide; it is a celebration of flow arts through object manipulation - think hoops, poi, fans, expressive and impressive dance and motion using props. The Flow Show Chicago celebrates the diverse and wonderful community of performers throughout the midwest, and promotes the artistic and professional [...]

November Instructors of the Month | Morgan Goldberg & Gonzo

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:23+00:00 November 4th, 2015|Instructor of the Month, Uncategorized|

Morgan Goldberg & Gonzo   Morgan Goldberg: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snWYJJoDL9w   Morgan started performing and training circus arts as a child at Wavy Gravy's circus and performing arts camp, Camp Winnarainbow. Her focus included aerials, acrobatics, theater and dance. Morgan continued her study of theater in college graduating from The Evergreen State College with a BA in Theater [...]

October 7 2015

October Instructors of the Month: Kassandra Morrison & Erlich Ocampo

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:25+00:00 October 7th, 2015|Instructor of the Month|

Kassandra Morrison https://youtu.be/H0LW0fnhnRs Kassandra Morrison is from a small arts community in Akron, OH. With her background in dance, music and art she offers a unique perspective to a developing world. Kassandra has been practicing hoop for 3 years and just recently picking up mini hoops in 2014 which has now become her niche. [...]

September 14 2015

September Instructors of the Month | Cassie McKenney and Brian Thompson

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:27+00:00 September 14th, 2015|Instructor of the Month|

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0nymii293I Even if you don't know these people, you know their faces and their skills and style pervade the flow arts community through their sheer talent and drive for the community.  Having shared their act and instructional knowledge at the likes of Flow Show San Francisco, MOPS, and IJA, we have been blessed [...]

August 18 2015

Tutsdays: Partner Hoop Tech, “The Bridge”

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:29+00:00 August 18th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays|

http://youtu.be/N9dJKrgCW1w Hello good people of the Flow Arts! It’s time for another edition of the Flow Arts Institute’s tutorial series, Tutsday!    This week, we are featuring another Partner Hooping trick called “The Bridge”. Thanks to Keaton Butler and Sara Arthur-Paratley of superhooping.org for this awesome partner hoop tutorial. If you watched the video [...]

August Instructors of the Month: Katrina Gay & DoodLe

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:31+00:00 August 3rd, 2015|Instructor of the Month|

Katrina Gay https://youtu.be/GmduH7hU4s8 Based out of Louisville, Ky, Katrina began her flow career in the magical world of Flow Camp 2012. With a background in dance and theatre, she was introduced to a hoop and had no idea the direction her life was about to take thanks to this beautiful art. Since [...]

July 13 2015

July 2015 Instructors of the Month: Juan & Perkulator

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:33+00:00 July 13th, 2015|Instructor of the Month|

Introducing our instructors of the month for July are Juan Guardiola and Emily Perkulator! They both are currently located in Chicago where you can take regular classes from them and are members of the Chicago Fire Technicians. Emily Perkulator Perkulator, born Emily Perkins, has been spinning hoops for over 4 years. Her passion [...]

Fabric Science for Pyros

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:34+00:00 July 3rd, 2015|Fire Safety|

http://youtu.be/DRoVQI6Ju_w Tara has created this glossary of terms and fabrics that she has tested in order to help educate the community. Costuming is just as important (if not more) than your spinning environment.  If an event planner or troupe leader is supplying the costumes, insist on seeing them in advance for a dress rehearsal. [...]

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