August 3 2017

HUMANS of Flow Arts | Marvin Ong

By | 2017-08-03T14:28:45+00:00 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 | 2017-07-24T19:05:39+00:00 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 | 2017-07-06T14:42:20+00:00 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 [...]

June 19 2017

Tutsday – Jeremiah Jacobs – Wall Plane Mill’s Mess with Poi

By | 2017-06-27T14:57:27+00:00 June 19th, 2017|FAI Tutsdays|

What do you get when you mix Juggling with poi? Well, you can get a lot of things, but let’s start with this Wall Plane Mills Mess taught to us by the ever-amazing Coach, aka Jeremiah Jacobs. A prerequisite to this trick is to know your Wall Plane Cascade with three poi. Start with just one [...]

HUMANS of Flow Arts | Joe Graff

By | 2017-06-13T16:28:43+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Humans of Flow Arts|

If you've managed to make it out to a couple of fire festivals, or are part of some of the Facebook groups, then you've likely at some point or another heard the phrase "We are all Joe Graff".  The story of how the Philly man who many of us have all gotten know and love first joined our [...]

FAI Tutsdays | Mik Phil – Prayer Snapback

By | 2017-06-06T02:47:13+00:00 June 5th, 2017|FAI Tutsdays|

Flow festival season is officially in full swing! Did you make it FLAME, FireDrums, or Kinetic? Who’s on their way to Fahrenheit? In preparation for the rest of the season, why don't we check out a Tutsday? Initiate TUTSDAY tutorials! Mik Phil is here to show us a snapback rewinds or prayer snapbacks with a [...]

May 11 2017

The Arrogance of Competence

By | 2017-05-11T14:09:34+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Fire Safety, Opinions, Professional|

For the Flow Arts Institute By Eric “Propfessor” Shibuya, PhD A discussion arose recently in the fire spinning community over some videos of people burning in non-fire safe clothing. The arguments have taken two main positions: (1) This is really dangerous and you shouldn't do it. It hurts the rest of the community if people [...]

April 19 2017

Spinning Fire in New Hampshire

By | 2017-04-19T18:12:16+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Fire Safety, Professional|

Spinning Fire In New Hampshire   As we get into the warmer months, people are already dusting off their gear getting ready to either spin fire for the first time or the five millionth time. The first warm days make us think of warmer nights when spinning can happen outside without the limitations of thick [...]

March 28 2017

Tutsday – Clare McEnerney – Triple Hoop Fun

By | 2017-03-28T09:08:50+00:00 March 28th, 2017|FAI Tutsdays|

Welcome to our Tutsday’s tutorial with Clare McEnerney filmed at Pacific Fire Gathering! Clare is an outstanding hoop artist from Colorado here to show us a sweet triple hoop iso manipulation. To begins today’s tutorial, grab three hoops and bring them to a horizontal plane. Make sure your outside hoops are being gripped [...]

HUMANS of Flow Arts | Jonah Digirolamo

By | 2017-11-04T10:19:13+00:00 March 26th, 2017|Humans of Flow Arts, Uncategorized|

Known as the other half of Team Struggles is Jonah Digirolamo . Currently a resident of  Cincinnati Ohio, Jonah hails from Lexington Kentucky, having spent his life split living between the two states.His first exposure to the flow arts came through the Burning Man Community while he was attending a double staff workshop hosted by [...]

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