dan (dan501) wrote in burning_man,

Flow Arts/Fire Spinning Free Intro & new classes in Hollywood - Dance with Fire by Burning Man

Flow Arts is a HOT new fitness and meditation practice that's FUN.
FREE Intro in Griffith Park April 4, 5 and 11 at 2pm (map)
Classes start in Hollywood April 12th
Classes are super affordable
Sign up at our website


Flow Arts is a fast growing fitness meditation practice derived from fire spinning that puts your body in balance and motion. It blends meditation, dance, exercise and play into a fun and healthy activity that moves the body and stills the mind. It's like yoga, tai chi and dance all rolled into Fun! Flow Arts improves self image, dexterity, focus, coordination, body awareness, confidence, spatial skills and promotes brain plasticity. And that is EXACTLY the angle from which we teach it. It is a grounding wellness practice that is also a sexy performance art. Beginners and Experienced classes are available in Poi, Hoop and Staff.

Handrew, virtuoso pianist who's been playing since age 5 and has a Masters degree in piano:

"Flow Arts has changed the way that I practice piano in such a positive way -- it changes the way I look at my own 'limitations.' Now when I come to something in music or in life that is really difficult I find ways of breaking it down into a physical science and breathing with it."
My camp does a nightly fire spin show out front of our camp on the Esplanade every night.
We're participating.
We're stopping traffic.
We're creating scenes.
We're making Black Rock City for everybody when we do it.
and you can too!

Our nightly fire show will be even better with YOU in it!

Honestly -- some of the tippee-top favorite most memorable rock star moments of my entire life have been spinning fire in Black Rock City.
Come make new friends, try something new, try something awesome that's fun and good for you.
support fellow Burners making our dreams come true while/by spreading Burning Man culture to the masses.

At the end of the course, IF you are inspired to apply Flow Arts to dancing with fire, we'll take you to an optional bonus FREE graduation light-up session at a legal, public, permitted, insured fire spin gathering. We'll give you expert fire safety training and supervise to keep you safe. We'll make a photo of YOU dancing with FIRE. Check out the photos from our last Flow Temple Light Up. We'll make you an awesome keepsake photo to commemorate your first experience spinning fire. Imagine the slack-jawed stare of awe upon the face of your spouse, friends, co-workers, (future) kids, or mom when they see YOU in a picture like that!

Hope, web designer and writer:

"I totally need to do poi as a form of stress relief when my parents manage to push my buttons. It's very therapeutic. The more I play with the poi, the more I want to. dan has a unique combination of sprightly enthusiasm and non-judgmental encouragement that can help even the most uncoordinated bungler learn to spin poi."

Classes are geared at your exact level if you've never tried any Flow Arts, but advanced Flow Artists who have taken our classes have reported benefit from our novel approach. Classes will work for you even if you think you're not coordinated, not graceful, can't dance or anything else -- I've been teaching my 65 year old mother (who didn't wanna for all those reasons) and she loves it.

The testimonial photos from this page, as well as the Light Up gallery, ARE REAL PEOPLE. They're not circus freaks, they're not pro dancers, they're not pyromaniacs. They're people just like you. A few weeks ago, they hadn't done anything like this in their lives and now they are Flow Artists and Fire Dancers. YOU CAN DO IT!

Gadi, raw foodist and musician:

"I did 40 minutes of practice today and felt a continuous flow of relaxation. Once I get a good flow or rhythm, I don't want to stop. Fun Fun FUN!"

Our 6 week classes are Sundays (poi and hoop) and Wednesdays (staff) in and around Hollywood starting April 12. See our website for schedule. The low price includes a daily coaching/encouraging/motivating/reminding-to-practice phone call if you want it. It includes our commitment to your success and enjoyment.

Flow Arts practice also helps you conquer the procrastination habit. Starting now! Go to our website to sign up right now!

you can do that.
let me say that again.
YOU. the one sitting in your chair. YOU. Can. Do. That.

Yes We Can:
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