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December 11 2017

Tutsday: Kennedy Jenkins – Folding with Triads

By | December 11th, 2017|FAI Tutsdays|

Hello again, Flow Arts Family! We are back with another exciting edition of the Flow Arts Institute's tutorial series called Tutsday! We were lucky enough to run into Kennedy Jenkins at FLAME 2017, where he had enough time to pass along some of his triad knowledge for us to share with you. Check out this awesome tutorial [...]

November 15 2017

Tutsday: Maghoops with Jozette Gordon

By | November 15th, 2017|FAI Tutsdays|

Happy Tutsday everyone!  In this quick tutorial, we highlight the amazing Jozette Gordon. She shows us a mesmerizing and unique type of hoop called Maghoops. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w82Z4PJe0r8&feature=youtu.be Maghoops are a new and a magical way to play. There are two magnets in each hoop. Line up all three magnets in the hoops. Begin by holding [...]

October 24 2017

The Quest for the “Perfect” Prop Bag

By | October 24th, 2017|Editorial, Flow Arts Fashion, Flow Arts Life Hacks, Propfessor|

I’ve been juggling seriously for over 25 years, and during that time, I have been on a continual quest for the impossible. That “more rare than rare,” the unicorn and griffin combined, the Holy Grail being held by an honest politician. I speak, of course, of the perfect prop bag. The “perfect” bag used to [...]

What’s in Your First Aid Kit?

By | October 4th, 2017|Fire Safety, Health|

   In this article, we took to crowdsourcing to gather information on what is common in fire performer’s first aid kits when they are out performing.  We asked members of the Fire Performance Safety Discussion Facebook Group what are some things they always carry in their kit and the results are below. Although there is not [...]

September 25 2017

Tutsday – Greg Haskins – Snake Air Wrap

By | September 25th, 2017|FAI Tutsdays|

Happy Tutsday! Ready to learn a swifty poi trick? Greg is here to show us a slick combo called a snake air wrap. The prerequisites to this trick are split time, same direction and snakes. As you snake, one will be going over your shoulder, while one will be going underneath your armpit. As this movement flows, [...]

August 21 2017

Tutsday – Boum Twa – “The Buttery Biscuit”

By | August 21st, 2017|FAI Tutsdays|

Say hello to Boum and Twa! Today, they will be showing us the Buttery Biscuit for this week’s Tutsday! Want to learn this sweet hat sequence? Of course, you do. As I always say, anything to do with butter and biscuits is worth getting involved with. Aaaand now I’m hungry. But let’s get started. This [...]

HUMANS of Flow Arts | Marvin Ong

By | August 3rd, 2017|Humans of Flow Arts|

Marvin Ong, or “Grand Master Ong," as he’s affectionately known in the Flow and Juggling scene, was born and raised in Malaysia before relocating to the U.S, specifically Los Angeles, California.  As of this summer, Marvin has been playing with props for nine and a half years now. The meaning of the flow arts to [...]

July 24 2017

Tutsday – April Choi – Fire Eating/Fleshing Combo

By | July 24th, 2017|FAI Tutsdays|

Hello, everyone! We are pleased to have April Choi here at FLAME 2017 to teach you a fleshing/fire eating combo. In this video, there are two torches. Torch A has the blank wick, while Torch B has the striped wick. Torch A will start fully fueled. Torch B will start quarter fueled. Start with your [...]

HUMANS of Flow Arts | Cassaundra Smyth

By | July 6th, 2017|Humans of Flow Arts|

Cassaundra Smyth has been manipulating props for seven years, about as long as she has been in Cali, since moving away from her birthplace of Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Currently, Cassaundra lives at the Vulcan in Oakland. Having started her journey as a glow-stringer, Poi has been and still is Cassaundra's gateway prop to the flow [...]

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