September 25 2017

Tutsday – Greg Haskins – Snake Air Wrap

By | 2017-11-07T17:16:22+00:00 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 | 2017-08-21T15:44:52+00:00 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 | 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 [...]

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