Tag Archives: movement

Linda Farkas – Pregnant!

Linda is one of the most graceful contact staff spinners around. Her technical skills are also first class – this video is full of legs and feet techniques and I’m a fan of those minimal Matrices. She doesn’t let a … Continue reading

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Lewie West *Swoon*

Lewie West’s moves make me go weak at the knees. He’s the most consummate movement artist I know of. You can see so many influences in his work; tumbling, tricking, breakdance, contemporary dance and more. How he mixes these influences … Continue reading

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Teddy’s Acrostaff Log Continues…

Another well edited video from Teddy. He’s developing some nice techniques here and has an interesting variation on a vault kick. Keep your eyes on this space for exciting acrostaff announcements soon…

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Jeremy Croxton: Home

It’s great to see some more high quality contact staff routines appearing. Showcasing contact staff on stage with both a high level of skill but also as a performance with expression, dance or narrative helps to make it an art … Continue reading

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Xmas Contact and Acro Staff 2013

As is traditional the Contact Staff Facebook group make videos for Christmas. Here’s my contribution. Hopefully it won’t be the only video I make this year as has been the case before now. The staff in this video is the … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Youth Circus

Glasgow could be the setting for an acrostaff revolution thanks to the talented members of the Commonwealth Youth Circus. Click “continue reading” to find out how this group of young gymnasts, dancers, circus artists and free runners got on with … Continue reading

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Scottish Acrostaff Revolution?

 I’m currently in Glasgow, Scotland having been asked to teach acrostaff to members of the Commonwealth Youth Circus. Here is a taster of some of the stuff they are coming up with after one full session! This is Hannah applying … Continue reading

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No Sweat – Acrostaff

I recently mentioned in a couple of places on Facebook that I’d publish a guide to making your own acrostaff this week. Unfortunately, that’s not going to happen. Sorry! I’ve been too busy training and nest building but it will … Continue reading

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Aileen’s Contact Staff Routine

I had the privilege and fortune to attend a workshop by Aileen his summer. It was one of the most inspirational workshops I’ve taken, not least because Aileen approaches contact staff in a way that doesn’t come naturally to me: … Continue reading

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Noel’s Xmas Present

Noel’s contribution to the contact staff Xmas video thread on Facebosh. There’s some really nice ideas in here, particularly on presentation – what to do with your “free” hand – and doubles contact. Click here to see a playlist of … Continue reading

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