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 …

FAI Instructors of the Month: September 2016

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 a volunteer – also teaching …

FAI Instructors of the Month: August 2016

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 realizing there are other weirdos …

A Look at Poi Research: A Spin on Ageing

    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 this area is Kate Riegle …