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 …

HUMANS of Flow Arts | Eric Shibuya

Eric Shibuya is originally a native of Oahu Hawaii, but calls Fredericksburg Virginia home now. Eric first got involved in the flow arts through juggling when he was 13 years old.  Eric first learned how to juggle to keep his little sister entertained whenever he babysat her. Eric kept up with the art through college where he saw the most …

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 …

Tutsday – 3/22/2016 – Juggling – Jared Janssen – Fake One Up Two Up

Why hello again! We are back with another awesome tutorial out of the archives of the Flow Arts Institute. [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”] This week, we have Jared Janssen, AKA Jared the Juggler, with a fairly basic 3 ball juggling …

Tutsday – Cassaundra Smyth – Contact Roll to Poi Juggling start

Greetings, fine people of Flowartia. We are back with another video from the FAI archive for this week’s Tutsday! This week, we have Cassaundra Smyth from Madtech Manipulations. Cassaundra is a phenomenal poi spinner and juggler hailing from Oakland, CA. We were able to catch up with Cassaundra at Pacific Fire Gathering 2015, where she showed us a cool entrance …

The Jugglers Curse

When you learn a new trick there is an amazing feeling of accomplishment inside you. Finally, you worked hard, it’s happened 3 times in a row, you yelp with excitement. YAAAASS! You say to your friend “yes, yes, I got it” and they reply “Oh what? show me.” So you try, and you drop. And then drop again. “No, no, …

Tutsdays: Brent Helmkamp |Hat Trick with Poi

Greetings fine people of the flow arts! We are back with another installment of the Flow Arts Institute’s tutorial series, Tutsday! This week, we have Brett Helmkamp with a sweet Hat Trick with Poi.  Brent toured with the Spark! Circus in 2012 and is currently performing with Pyroscope Entertainment.  We caught up with Brent at Kinetic Fire 2015, where he …