Tutsday – Lady Aetheria – Spinny Perch – Leviwand

Spring is just around the corner. I can almost smell the fresh air, warm rain, and flowering trees, almost. The Midwest can trick you like that. My name is Megan Huizel, and this is my first time blogging for FAI’s Tutsday series. Please allow me to tell you a little bit about myself; I’m a social media strategist and photographer …

HUMANS of Flow Arts | Lux Luminous

The levi-wander known as Lux Luminous is a long time resident of Boston Massachusett. This classy lass is beloved by the Flow Community for all that she does and embodies. From innovative contact wand flow, to being the Director of the New England Flow Fest, more commonly known as NEFF.   Lux first experienced what it meant to flow with …

FAI Instructors of the Year: 2016

Congratulations to Shade Flamewater, Jandro (Cilantro), and Frank Hatsis for being chosen as FAI’s Instructors of the Year! Frank Hatsis: What is a short bio on your awesomeness? I was born and raised on Long Island, NY and currently reside in various places on Earth. At the moment I am working on some new gear for the Rope Dart Academy as …

Community Building Basics

This essay has been in my mind for a long time after huge amounts of community work over the last 15 years of my life. However, it was clarified and informed greatly by a workshop given by Marty Nasralla. Communities sometimes come together spontaneously. It’s wonderful in those first inspired years where you’ve found your tribe and realized this is …

HUMANS of the Flow Arts | Kevin Axtell

Kevin Axtell is a Colorado native that currently residing in California, where he lived in both Sacramento and the Bay Area before moving on to the mountains where he lives now. Kevin first picked up juggling in high school from a friend that he was in a drama class. He went to attend his first juggling festival -The Lodi Juggling …

FAI Instructors of the Month: October 2016

Congratulations to Gina McGrath, and Eric “RollCall” Shibuya for being chosen as FAI’s Instructors of the month! Gina McGrath: What is a short bio on your awesomeness? I’m from Cincinnati, Ohio where I first got into flow arts through going to music festivals and meeting Nocturnal Arts. almost four years ago, I moved to Asheville, North Carolina where my world broke …

The Dark Side of Flow Arts

This article is adapted from Laura Riva’s article “The Dark Side of Dance Addiction” Thanks to April Choi for the adaptation. You can find the original Facebook note here. We love to call ourselves “Flow Artists” and performers that are one with our art. We’re even proud of it. We glorify flying to other continents to pursue our hobby. We see …

Firetoys: Vendor Spotlight

The Flow Arts Institute is interested in supporting businesses who have contributed to the Flow Arts community and offer products which may be of interest to our community. We were able to talk to Chazz Parham who maintains the Firetoys website and works with the mothership operations in the UK. Master Pokes is the manager of the US operations. Master Pokes …