Category Archives: Flow Arts
Yessirree. It’s another day of meteor practice. Still at that “why doesn’t anything work!?!” phase, but I actually got the one handed butterfly. …intermittently. And I got rotors! …more-or-less. And my 2 beat weaves are going great! Well… it’s not … Continue reading
Whenever I spin a prop during a randomly public kind of thing, I always have to remind myself to do a spin check. It’s just what it sounds like: you spin around and check for random people, tables, dishes, light … Continue reading
After taking a few days off, I got back to the meteor today. My two beat weave? Messy but I can do it… Well I can do it most of the time. Rotors? They’re coming. I swear it! They’re coming! … Continue reading
Finally uploaded the video from last Wednesday’s practice. My goodness. It was about 3 hours of labor for 2 minutes of video. Clearly I need to practice this video editing thing.
Dear self. Please put on your fledgling video editor hat tonight and cut that video we shot today. I really want to study the technique for that new double-cane move I found during lunch.
I started working on staff last year as part of my transition from “I only do cane.” to “Learn all the props!”. It’s been slow going. Fire cane is, after all, my first love and my most practiced prop. After … Continue reading
A good way to get weird looks at a diner is to try to work out the hand motions for spinning a meteor while waiting for lunch. My first week with meteor is coming to a close. While the forward … Continue reading
I really must take more video of what I do. For example, today I was practicing a back-pass that goes like this: Balance the cane (parallel to the ground) on your hand in front of you, foot pointing away from … Continue reading
I’m just out of it today. I’m out of it physically from last night’s spin jam. I’m out of it mentally for… well… I’m not sure why. And I’m out of it emotionally. A guy that I’ve known since college … Continue reading