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  • Posted 12 weeks ago

    Life wears us down and tends to tear us away in tiny little pieces, making it hard to remember how full of wonder the world can be.

    What's really awesome is when you're able to find moments of beauty through it all. If you leave yourself open to this kind of discovery, you'll find these...

  • Posted 13 weeks ago

    I've been in the poi community long enough that I've seen several waves of tricks come through that become cool, then passe, then rediscovered all over again.

    When I first started spinning, behind the back tricks were one of those tricks that were absolutely essential if you wanted to be...

  • Posted 14 weeks ago

    I'm absolutely heartbroken with the news yesterday of Dolores O'Riordan passing. The Cranberries were an incredibly important band for me as a teenager and probably the first band that convinced me that it was worth listening to music that had been recorded after 1973. I took some of that...

  • Posted 16 weeks ago

    2017 was definitely the year of string manipulations and continued our community down the road of fusing poi with juggling. I'm also pleased to see that it is the first year we've had three women in top 10 (can't wait till it's half or more!).

    Chris Kelly returned to the top spot after...

  • Posted 17 weeks ago

    A couple years ago I remember running across a blog post by the cellist Zoe Keating. In it she laid out in fairly explicit detail where her income for the past year and...