Category: Education and Training

SkyFire Arts Academy

Our Academy classes teach the Art of Flow as it relates to movement arts, like fire dancing, and to our every day lives. Facilitator, Michael Ravenwood, pulls from his many fields of study including meditation, movement, psychology, and quantum physics to explore how discoveries in these fields can inform how we find balance and joy.

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Throwing lightning promotes sustainability?

I received a question recently on social media asking about how our art is supposed to promote ecological sustainability. After responding, I thought I should add my post to our website so I can refer people to it when they ask this very reasonable question in future: “That’s a great question, and I can only

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SkyFire Arts Mission Video

We are really excited to have this video available now as it really communicates what is at the heart of our company. Enjoy!

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Firewalking: a Journey of Transformation & Self Discovery

I’m ECSTATIC to report that I’ve had the most incredible, transformative experience of my life and am wanting to share some of the highlights with you! I recently graduated from a Firewalking Instructor Training (aka FIT), where I received my official certification from Master Firewalking Instructors Kevin Axtell & Tolly Burkan. Tolly is Kevin’s mentor

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SkyFire Arts at YOUtopia 2017

Michael Ravenwood facilitated a workshop and performed at this year’s YOUtopia gathering in San Diego. His workshop, Elemental Flow, covered the basics of wielding an instrument for the pleasure of dance and the art of performance. In addition to the fundamental concepts of body movement & object manipulation, it offered participants an introduction to the

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SkyFire Arts at Pyrotrainia 2017

SkyFire Arts Director, Michael Ravenwood, in addition to teaching several Flowshops,  shared his inspiring story of a sudden, unexpected awakening experience. In this video he shares the moment of his rebirth and how the perspective its given him would completely transform the modern world. He tells of how, through a remarkable “coincidence”, he came to

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Lightning in a Bottle Festival 2013

Michael Tam Wood teaching at LIB 2013.

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SkyFireArts Educational Offerings

Live Workshops –SkyFire – Staff Dance This class demonstrates how any artistic or athletic pursuit, in this case Staff Dancing, can be an opportunity for personal realization and fulfillment. We learn to focus our minds in ways that increase productivity & creativity, as well as how to move our bodies for maintaining health and vitality.

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Michael Ravenwood’s Teaching Biography & Experience

Bio Michael Ravenwood was born in Tokyo, Japan, and moved to the Philippines & Singapore before coming to live in America. 30 years ago, he began studying Martial Arts and has trained in numerous styles including Karate, Ninjutsu, Kung Fu & Tai Chi. It was at that time that he also began practicing Meditation, and has

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SkyFireArts Educational Philosophy

Our presentations & workshops empower participants to enhance their life experience by increasing energy consciousness. Through gaining an awareness of how we are currently using our energy, we gain the power to express it in new ways. Our programs focus on developing knowledge of how we conduct energy in our every day lives, and how that translates into our

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