Fire Poi and Fire Fan Classes Dec 9-Feb 26
Posted November 17, 2013
Fans & Poi with Claire De Luxe
Winter 2013 Session
Your poi journey begins here! We start from the very beginning, introducing foundational moves and concepts to begin spinning fluidly and playing with poi.
We continue to establish our poi vocabulary, using stalls to be able to link every category of timing and direction. We work on blending what we know into a seamless flow while adding more foundational moves and fun tricks.
We will look at other types of flowers and variations, under the leg and isolations, begin antispin play, and lots and lots of linking, sequencing, and transitions.
More fun tricks, concepts, and combos for this open-level class. Appropriate for intermediate spinners who pick up new moves with relative ease.
Open-Level Fire Fan Tech
This session we take a break from song-based choreography and work on tricks, tech, sequences, and categories of moves and ideas to play with. Variations will be given for different skill levels and short choreo will be included so you’ll still be learning transitions as well.
Looking forward to spinning with you!
Claire de Luxe
"Claire is one of the best teachers I have had the pleasure to study with. Her instructions are clear and her easygoing manner makes even the most complicated moves feel very accessible. After two years of poi classes I am still impressed with the absolute presence and focus Claire maintains with each and every student. Poi has been an exploration in movement and balance and has helped me find fluidity and grace. I am continuously fascinated with how the work of trying to coordinate movements of the body also affects my brain and clarity of thought. I feel that my weekly poi sessions have actually helped me with my studies at school as well as provide a bit of meditation like therapy for my mind. I am committed to my poi classes, and maybe even a little addicted."
–Tania Turcinovic, nursing student
"I’ve been taking Claire’s poi classes for the past 3 years. I started as a beginner and am now an accomplished spinner! Claire is a wonderful teacher. She is able to break down the moves in a concise and understandable way while being patient and supportive. She gets just as excited as her students when we master a move! She encourages us to tap into our creativity while acquiring technique. The class is casual and diverse and everyone is inspired to work hard. As an older former dancer, spinning poi allows me to be creative with movement & gets my motor skills and coordination tuned with the same discipline of dance. It takes a lot of commitment and practice to master. And it’s fun!"
–Faye Honor, VP Design, Image Terrain & certified Pilates instructor
"I’d love to give Claire all the stars in the universe on a scale of 1-10. I always leave class feeling physically vibrant & excited to work on stuff during the week. Claire is a super chill teacher who makes everything seem achievable. I can’t wait for the next session to start because this is an art I really want to learn more about, and improve. I feel Poi is one of those things that once you stop over-analyzing it and just do it, you fall into that good head space of meditation that happens when you do any art, and I love going to those head spaces."
–Kim Fraczek, glass artist
Poi 1: Mondays 6:30–8pm, December 9–16, January 6–Feb 24
Poi 1: Mondays 8–9:30pm, December 9–16, January 6–February 24
Poi 3: Wednesdays 6:30–8pm, December 11–18, January 8–February 26
Poi 6 & Intermediate Poi: Tuesdays 8–9:30pm, December 10–17, January 7–February 25
Fan Tech: Tuesdays 6:30–8pm, December 10–17, January 7–February 25
118 North 11th Street, 3rd Floor,
Brooklyn, NY 11249
Please email [email protected]
to register. A payment of $80 via PayPal will confirm your enrollment. This deposit is refundable until 48 hours before class begins. The remaining balance can be paid on the first day of class. Up to two missed classes may be made up by attending an alternate class during the current session. Refunds are not given once the series starts.
Classes are $180 for the 10-week session.
If you sign up for two classes, you will receive 33% off the second class ($60). That’s $8 an hour for the second class!
For questions and inquiries about private lessons, please contact Claire De Luxe, [email protected]
More options, including performance kit and video, at clairedeluxe.com
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