Poi Taster Session

This is an opportunity to meet me and find out if you'd like to learn to learn poi!

6 teacher reviews total
1 course reviews total
1 class per week, for 1 week

Single Class Course

30 minutes

Class Duration

1-10 students

Class Size


Per Student

This is a one-off session giving you the opportunity to meet me, ask questions and explore how I teach poi. You will learn how to start your poi journey and why poi is so beneficial for both physical and mental health!

There is no previous experience or knowledge required before you start this class. You will know how poi spinning works and the mechanics behind them. You will be able to go and impress your family and friends and start your further journey into poi spinning, or just have a few good party entertainment. One of the keys to poi spinning is to practice, practice, practice your tricks will only get smoother.

No previous experience is necessary, and all you will need is some things to spin. If you already have a poi, this is excellent, but not required to do this taster session.

All you will need as well is an enquiring mind!.

Looking forward to seeing you in class and having some fun together.

This is just an intro taster course to get you excited about doing a longer more in-depth course and buying some pois so you can join in. We can have a fun time with you just watching and me explaining what I am doing. There are some very basic techniques to learn. Spinning is so much fun and you really can be hooked on it.

I have been performing professionally for over 20 years and teaching circus throughout my career.
I am the European distributor of the Youth Juggling Academy awards and run a successful circus school in Wales.

Fiery Jack is a fiery circus performer, magician and street entertainer with a wealth of experience, Fiery Jack captivates his audiences with his charismatic personality and larger than life alter ego, adding colour, giggles, charm and a dash of tongue-in-cheek eccentricity wherever he goes!

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Fiery Jack

I Teach with a Friendly and Fun Approach
6 teacher reviews total

About Me

I have been teaching throughout my career and have spent some time specialising in breaking down complex skills and patterns for anyone to learn, whether it be balancing, learning to juggle or playing historic games! I love sharing my passions and infuse every lesson with a sense of fun, building skills up from the basics and going at your pace.

Approx 20 years ago was the start of my career as a circus workshop leader and entertainer. I have since built a full-time business to be able to provide complete educational and sometimes historical family areas under the Fiery Jack umbrella.

I started out as a professional chef with a view to owning my own business when I was sidetracked by the Circus and made a conscious decision in my mid-20's to follow my dreams and make it my career choice. I have been on many courses for performance and movement. I have also attended courses on teaching SEND. And still, 20 years later I regularly workshop ideas with other instructors, keeping me in the loop of any changes within the Circus and Juggling Community. I regularly attend conventions and have played a part in organising, performing in and creating European Juggling Conventions.

I teach all ground-based circus skills like club balancing, juggling, staff spinning and poi - and... I am also a specialist in ancient historic games such as hnefetafl (Viking chess) and 9 men's morris!

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March 5th, 8:50am
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