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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.

April 13 2015

Discoveries: Firewalking w/ Kevin Axtell

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:44+00:00 April 8th, 2015|Flow Arts Discoveries|

https://youtu.be/3k_9bLPYwHo What is fire walking? Firewalking is a powerful metaphor experience. walking barefoot over hot glowing coals is a unique and exciting way to challenge yourself to overcome limiting beliefs and act in the face of fear. As a fire artist, firewalking is a beautiful way to develop a deeper connection with the element [...]

FAI Tutsdays: The Horizontal Ollie w/ Poi

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:44+00:00 April 7th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays|

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-YhZEITj24 Josh Tempest breaks down the horizontal ollie in today's tutsday feature. It starts off in horizontal floor plane split time to the left out in front and to the right.  Once you enter split time, catch your right poi with your left by throwing it into the open space. Instead of catching [...]

April Instructor of the Month: Jeremiah Johnston

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:44+00:00 April 6th, 2015|Instructor of the Month, Uncategorized|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzaYhF5P3qY Introducing our April Instructor of the month, Jeremiah Johnston aka Jeremiah the Juggler  hails from Murphy's California. Check out his website and Facebook page to follow his tour dates. Jeremiah dedication and talent shine through his many years of practice and achievements in both the prop manipulation world and the Flow Arts scene. In addition to his [...]

10 Tips for Flow Festival Success

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:44+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Flow Arts Life Hacks|

Whether it's your first festival, or you're a seasoned fest-head. This list is a good reminder and checklist in order to prepare you and your body for the event. This is not an all inclusive list, but some helpful reminders to ease the entry process. With FLAME kicking off FAI's season next week, we thought that [...]

March 31 2015

Tutsdays: Together Time Same Direction

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:45+00:00 March 31st, 2015|FAI Tutsdays|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FPVx5Jog6g Togeher Time Same Direction, often abbreviated as tog-same, is when both hands are next to one another and are parallel the whole time. This timing and direction is like drawing small circles at the same time with both hands, like window washing. Both hands point the same direction at all times. Enjoy tog-same! [...]

Introducing FAI’s Media Team

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:46+00:00 March 30th, 2015|General|

If you've been following us, you know that we've been producing regular content for a few months now. We are happy to announce the expansion of our Media team to enhance the level, quality, and perspective of our flow arts reporting. Each of our new additions offer a wonderful perspective in each of their specialties. [...]

Festival Spotlight: FLAME

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:46+00:00 March 27th, 2015|Festival Spotlight|

So, you're ready to get the season started? Want to take instruction from amazing instructors? Want to be immersed amongst some of the best spinners in the country? Then come to FLAME April 9th - 12th. We have new hoodies available as you can see below.   Full schedule can be found here. Instructors are as follows: [...]

Discoveries: Flow Shows San Francisco & NYC

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:46+00:00 March 25th, 2015|Flow Arts Discoveries|

Khan Wong started the Flow Show in San Francisco in 2009 on his own to help establish and expand the flow arts as an artistic performance movement. After a few years, he teamed up with Shawn & Prisna from flowtoys and the non-profit, Fund the Flow Arts and have co-produced 7 Flow Shows since. After bringing Noel Yee on board around 4 [...]

FAI Tutsdays: Dragon Staff Chi Roll to Jesus

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:46+00:00 March 24th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBu4wb4Cs9o Krisstina Hawks from Ninja Pyrate brings us a breakdown of the Chi Roll to Jesus dragon staff move. Take the staff with your left hand and place it on your right shoulder letting it pendulum over your shoulders. Make sure to get your arms out of the way by tucking your hands into your side [...]

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