Login/Join to Participate " Greetings HOP, my name is matt and I am an amateur fire breather. By amateur I mean that I haven't starting using real fuel(I heard paraffin is the best choice) I practice with water an..." " im pretty muscular and I cant seem to do the moves taking more flexibility ( waist wraps ) like my arm muscles plus back muscles are in the way it wont go that far. Im wondering if anyo..." " What does this mean?"Superrrr techie! Nice work though :)"Like when you use the word "tech" in reference to a poi performance?" " Hi,My Name is Rik Hinton and i have started a fire spinning group in Vanuatu (south Pacific) if your Near or doing an around the world trip, come and stop by! The group do 8 shows a wee..." " I am looking to find other people in the Glasgow area who can teach me poi. Or perhaps hang out and share tips skills. I am new to this and want to meet like minded folk near by?" " Hi there! We are couple of advanced spinners searching for buddies in Aberdeen City (or nearby surroundings) who want to practise in the group and want to enjoying fellowship without th..." " hello allI am new to this I have been spinning for around 7 months and I have my 1st show on in 2 weeks and It is a pirate them and I have no idea for music anyone got some suggestions ..." " Just wondering guy n gals does anyone know of any licenses for performing to the public?" Last Reply: 23rd Nov 2013 by H4ck3d Views: 915 Replies: 1 " Hi guys!I just tried to get on contact juggling.org and it's down. Does anyone know if that's permanent, if that happens more frequent and for how long it's been down?Thanks, Flo" Posted: 18th Nov 2013 by Dri Views: 1819 Replies: 1 " Hello all! I'm writing a magazine article on poi - more specifically fire spinning. I was wondering if anyone had any interesting stories or vox pox that they'd like to post here in ord..." 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