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February 13 2018

10 Questions with Nick Garcia

By | 2018-02-13T22:11:29+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Festival Spotlight|

Have you ever wondered how your favorite FAI event comes together and who exactly makes it all happen? This series aims to answer that and more, 10 questions at a time. This time around, we talk with Nick Garcia, General Manager for FLAME Festival. 1 - What brought you into the flow arts? When I first [...]

October 24 2017

The Quest for the “Perfect” Prop Bag

By | 2017-10-24T15:38:04+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Editorial, Flow Arts Fashion, Flow Arts Life Hacks, Propfessor|

I’ve been juggling seriously for over 25 years, and during that time, I have been on a continual quest for the impossible. That “more rare than rare,” the unicorn and griffin combined, the Holy Grail being held by an honest politician. I speak, of course, of the perfect prop bag. The “perfect” bag used to [...]

October 30 2016

The Dark Side of Flow Arts

By | 2017-02-27T17:17:58+00:00 October 30th, 2016|Health, Opinions|

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 [...]

September 29 2016

FAI Instructors of the Month: September 2016

By | 2017-02-27T17:17:58+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Instructor of the Month|

Congratulations to Anni Küpper, and Derk Asaurus Archer for being chosen as FAI’s Instructors of the month! Anni Küpper: Anni is a young performer from Bonn who started juggling at the age of 14. After receiving her diploma from German secondary school she engaged herself in a social project in South America, where she worked as [...]

August 22 2016

FAI Instructors of the Month: August 2016

By | 2017-02-27T17:17:59+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|Instructor of the Month|

Congratulations to JewelZ, and Mike Hayataka for being chosen as FAI’s Instructors of the month! JewelZ: Tell Us A Little About Yourself. I am originally from a small town here in Kansas called Stafford. At a place where sports were the main focus, I always felt out of place. After getting out into the world and [...]

A Look at Poi Research: A Spin on Ageing

By | 2017-02-27T17:17:59+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Health, Professional|

    For many of us in the Flow Arts, we are aware there is a connection between spinning and our personal wellness. Now, we are reaching a place where the effects of these arts can be studied to obtain scientific evidence supporting these longtime held beliefs. One of the people leading the way in [...]

Tutsday – Noel Yee – Poi – Toss Combo

By | 2017-02-27T17:17:59+00:00 August 9th, 2016|FAI Tutsdays|

Hello again. We have returned for another installment of Tutsday, the fantastic tutorial series brought to you by the Flow Arts Institute! This time, we have another from this year’s Kinetic Fire from Mr. VTG-sus himself, Noel Yee. Noel is heavily involved with the Flow Arts Institute and many different events. He is a very [...]

July 29 2016

HUMANS of Flow Arts | Jeremy Menefee

By | 2017-02-27T17:17:59+00:00 July 29th, 2016|Flow Arts Discoveries, Humans of Flow Arts|

Jeremy Jeremy Menefee resides in Columbus Ohio, also known as “Flowhio” to many of us. He first started spinning a year and a half two years ago when he first moved to Columbus and saw a group of fire spinners performing at a local bar. He said he wanted to do that, and now that’s [...]

June 8 2016

FAI Instructor of the Month: June 2016

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:01+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Instructor of the Month|

Congratulations to Wolf Bukiet, and Frank RopeDart Hatsis for being chosen as FAI’s Instructors of the month! Wolf: Tell Us A Little About Yourself. I grew up in New York City. After I graduated college, I spent two years in South America making jewelry and learning to spin fire. I spent the next eight years traveling. Today, [...]

May 12 2016

HUMANS of Flow Arts | Gonzo

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:04+00:00 May 12th, 2016|Flow Arts Discoveries, Humans of Flow Arts|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EniK9saaBEM We are happy to introduce our new series to you from ColorFLOW, called Humans of Flow Arts. We will be featuring a new flow artist weekly and diving into what drives them as artists. Gonzo Gonzo is known by many throughout the flow arts community as the dragon staffer whose flow is a [...]

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