Welcome to the beginning of a new chapter in your life. Performance art, fire dancing and juggling has been a powerfully transformative experience for many people. Shanti Lovejoy has instructed people on these art forms for over a decade.
Starting in theatre and then transitioning into the skilled arts he has a gift for helping people learn these new skills. 15 years of experience as a working professional performer Philosophy is to spin fire " For the love of it " lessons are done one on one, which allows for the maximum amount of attention to the student.
Beginning - Advance Poi: An introductory class teaching base movements for poi. The class begins with non-fire poi and than in the end of the lessons we do an actual "Burn". Advance poi is taught to those students whom have shown there competence with the poi, either non-light or on fire.
Fire Staff - Learn staff basics or go advance with contact staff. We start the training with creating a new staff for you, then student is taught basic spinning techniques. After advancing you are brought to the fire grove on a Tuesday night and spin fire. Juggling and contact juggling - Beginning with balls and than moving to scarves, non fire clubs and than fire clubs and machetes.
Also American style "Dance hooping is available" Stretching yoga and weight training - Every good athlete is in good shape. Shanti shows basic stretching, yoga and breathing techniques for improving performance. Fire Safety - basics, is included in all fire dancing lessons. Bio International performance artist, fire dancer, juggler, musician