FAI Instructors of the Month: July 2016

Congratulations to Cassaundra Smyth, and Kevin Axtell for being chosen as FAI’s Instructors of the month! Cassaundra: Tell Us A Little About Yourself. I moved to California when i was 20. Lived in SoCal 5 years and now Oakland for a year. I spend my time trying to push my skill level in the arts that i am truly passionate about. “An …

Vendor Feature | DrexFactor Poi | Flow Arts Institute

Vendor Feature | DrexFactor

  DrexFactor is an educational resource and supply store for poi, double staff, and fan performers around the world.  The business is run by Ben Drexler, a “world-renowned movement artist, circus performer, and dancer who has spent the past six years teaching and performing the art of poi spinning”. He’s taught at numerous festivals and events around the world, providing …

FAI Tutsdays: The Horizontal Ollie w/ Poi

  [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Josh Tempest breaks down the horizontal ollie in today’s tutsday feature. It starts off in horizontal floor plane split time to the left out in front and to the right.  Once you enter split time, …

FAI Tutsday: 3 Poi Stack Swaps

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Eli Harrod brings us 2 useful 3 poi tricks called stack swaps. For the first trick, start a wall side weave with 3 poi in your hands . Tuck the pinky side in your armpit getting the …

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Tuesday Tutorial Feature: Contact Poi w/ Dave Statik

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Dave Statik with a great contact poi trick/tutorial. Statik goes over the ins and outs of the 9 square Contact Poi Roll framework. Some of you might have seen Jeremiah Johnston recording this at Kinetic Fire …