Category Archives: Flow Arts

Insomnia

I just spent I don’t know how many hours going through my collection looking for a song to choreograph some cane spinning to. What do I got? 23 tracks, and I still don’t know which one I want to use. … Continue reading

Posted in Flow Arts | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Fresh Hoops

Not too long ago, a friend of mine from my college days pops up on Facebook with her latest venture, hooping! Turns out that she not only hoops, but she makes & sells hoops and teaches hooping. Well she finally … Continue reading

Posted in Flow Arts, Hoop | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Reverse flick.

Today’s practice was all about throwing my cane up in the air and catching it. The throwing is so easy. Making sure it lands where you want it to, not so much. I’ve been practicing it on-and-off since last week. … Continue reading

Posted in Cane, Flow Arts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Heard over the weekend

There was a point when I spun fire sword last weekend. I heard someone in the audience commenting to his friend that it was clear that I had martial arts experience. I had to smile. I don’t think I know … Continue reading

Posted in Flow Arts, Sword | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Back in action

Phew. The broken toe put me out of commission for a few weeks, but I’m finally starting to feel like my old self again. Well… With a private festival last weekend and a baby renaissance¬†fair a couple of weekends before … Continue reading

Posted in Double Cane, Flow Arts | Tagged , | Leave a comment

I got fans.

Yup. They’re fire fans.¬†Yes-sirree. That’s my serious face. It’s a very serious face. It’s a face that says, “I just bought these fans today, and I have no clue why.” Where did I get these fans? The Flow Market. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Fans, Flow Arts | Tagged | 2 Comments

Horizontal Hands

Between a party, a heavy practice session, and getting back into bicycling, everything hurt today. So I focused on how to shape my hands while doing horizontal spins. In my explorations, I found two basic positions that feel natural and … Continue reading

Posted in Cane, Flow Arts | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Broad Strokes

Last Saturday, I spent the day in Brooklyn with the wonderful spinners from the Floasis. We were out practicing in a park. So of course we put out a hat. Let me tell you. Even when you’re really not trying … Continue reading

Posted in Double Cane, Flow Arts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Bounce and Slide

Been feeling really beat today. So I limited myself to single cane. The first thing that came up was a bicep bounce. What you do is you put your arms out in front of you, elbows down, palms down, cane … Continue reading

Posted in Cane, Flow Arts | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Composition

I had my second modern dance class today. It was fantastic. Melissa is a wonderful teacher; the other students are great, and I didn’t fall too far behind. So we are learning a dance piece. It was… I can feel … Continue reading

Posted in Flow Arts | Tagged , | Leave a comment