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The Art of Flow is a free public resource for creators, teachers, and supporters of the arts who are interested in flow arts and fire-dancing. It is creativity, flow arts, and fire dancing podcast that is available for mainstream distribution and provides inspiration for artists and conversations on the creative process. The podcast is available for download and listening via the following Platforms: iTunes, Spotify, SoundCloud, Google Podcasts, and here!

Explore how to connect to your body, mind, and soul by hearing conversations with movement artists, flow artists, and fire dancers and trying out their suggestions yourself.

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BJ Burg - Co-founder of Seattle Flow Arts Collective

Duncan Roy Greenwood- Founder of Flow DNA 

Krystin Railing - Founder of The Performer's Guide

Lane Lillquist - Co-Founder of In-Cloud Counsel

Jillian Morris

Alex D.

Daniel S.

This podcast is also made possible by the movement artists who spare their time and energy to chat with us to share thoughts on life, love, learning, and flow. Without them, their experiences, and stories none of this would be possible. 

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Apr 20, 2019

In this episode listen to a conversation with Troy Grisa, a flow arts fanatic currently living in Portland, Oregon. Troy picked up spinning poi in college and has been going ever since, learning one or two new props each year. He took his art-form to a professional level working as a performer for 3 years in Florida at various events ranging from weddings to luaus, to birthdays and community events. Troy was a high school teacher for 4 years during which he incorporated flow arts into his lesson breaks! Now, you can find him working on his flow arts poetry and crafting a new flow arts blog as he serves the community with involvement, passion, and gusto.

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Patrons on Patreon are GREAT! This episode was made possible by the support of Will Kielty. Below is a poem dedicated to him in thanks of his support as an Art-ist level on Patreon. You too could get a poem by becoming a supporter and assisting in the creation of this podcast. 

Where There’s a Will There’s a Way . . . to jam out!

I had never been to a firejam

Never done stalls

I had no firefam.

But then I met Will, Will and his balls.


Poi in hand, I ran up to ask for the tricks

He demonstrated  twice,

how to do tangles, and antispin shticks.

We exchanged digits, for this wizard was nice


But now I was sad for the rain had come

Ruining our plans to play in the sun

Finding a friend to play with, a fellow poi bum

I couldn’t accept it , no I would not be glum.


Wishing the weather away,

Finally the skies let up

I texted let’s spin today,

No longer a grump.


He asked if I had a duvie,

And was wearing cotton to spin fire

I had no clue and worried he would see through me,

Novice I was but no liar.


No problem he said, okay

LEDs I will provide for this venture drawing near

Clearly where there was Will there was a way

that’s the evening the need to bench my sock poi became clear.  


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