HUMANS of Flow Arts | Cassaundra Smyth

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 arts.  Nowadays, Cassaundra mostly juggles …

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

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 poi. Do a normal toss, …

The Arrogance of Competence

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 see stuff like this. (2) …

Spinning Fire in New Hampshire

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 coats. For both the seasoned …

Tutsday – Clare McEnerney – Triple Hoop Fun

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 in front of the inside hoop. Step …