Monthly Archives: February 2008

Tips and Tricks For New Fire Hoopers

If you’re thinking about finding yourself inside a fire hoop for the first time, you’re probably wondering if it is dangerous. Rebecca explains, “Look, you’re playing with fire, in which case, there will always be an element of danger. Some of the dangers include, hair catching on fire, wearing synthetic clothing and having it melt to your skin, the hoop…

Playing With Fire

As Fire Week continues, Russ Megowan writes, “For many, fire dancing is a novel party trick that appears at a range of gatherings from luaus in Hawaii to house parties around the world. Acting as a source of light, warmth, and entertainment for millions of years, fire transforms everything it touches for better or worse. While it clearly takes a…

Lisa Walker Tells Class About Fire Dance

by Sarah Mosser Lisa Walker bounces to the front of the room from her usual back row seat – barefoot. She’s wearing a short, flowing black dress and her wild curly hair bobs with each step. The professor smiles. He loves her; she contributes often to the Philosophy class discussions and she’s never afraid to disagree or defend an opposing…