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The Elixir Lab Wand Review

Wand Info Product: Crystal Scepter Levitation Wand Company/Manufacturer: The Elixer Lab Price: $50 Website: https://www.etsy.com/shop/theelixirlab https://www.facebook.com/elixirlabz In a nutshell Each wand is painstakingly handcrafted by the shop owner Liz Bonfield. In my opinion, they are the most beautiful wands on the market by far. Liz devotes a great deal of passion into her craftsmanship and excellent balance of her…

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Costuming with your Leviwand

October, that time of year that most of us are used to thinking about costumes and making an impression at our favorite Halloween gathering, with something scary, flashy, or very over the top in details and decoration. The Wand has some unique challenges unlike most flow arts tools, WE HAVE A STRING. Ssssshhhh, don’t tell…

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Juggle Dream Fire Levistick Review

Wand Info Product: Fire Levistick Company/Manufacturer: Juggle Dream Distributor: Oddballs Price: £19.99 Website: http://www.oddballs.co.uk/juggle-dream-fire-levistick-p-4209.html In a nutshell Juggle Dream manufactures many different juggling props for enthusiasts and professionals alike. They are based in the UK, and this levistick is only distributed via Oddballs, another UK based juggling shop. With its affordable price and balance, this is a good beginner’s fire…

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MB’s Kung Fu: In Touch Part I

MB’s style which involves a lot of play with string tension and body contact may have been the stepping stone to the development of contact wand as we know it today. ARTIST: Martin Schonian (Berlin) YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrSwtmC8jVAU0Y_2Q20irxw SABAI FIRE ART: http://sabaifireart.com/ WAND: MT Levitation (https://www.facebook.com/MTLevitation) MUSIC: Robert Koch (https://soundcloud.com/robot-koch) From the artist: Published on Apr 13, 2014…

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Ignis Pixel Levitation Wand

We are looking forward to possibilities in choreography and effects with the programmable pixel levitation wand. As much as the pixel poi has changed poi LED performances, we are excited to see how the pixel levitation wand will change the wand game. Based on world record breaking 160 pixel HD resolution Ignis technology, digital levistick…

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Long String Hand Anchor Fundamentals

“Rosalie Ash covers string length, hand anchor, string fishing, modified split string for hand anchor, string control, and short to long string mid-flow transitions.” This video covers a few variations that are good for beginning wanderers to explore long string moves that keep the audience guessing. Thank you for sharing your love and expertise, Rosalie…

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WhatTheHuq’s Leviwand Challenge

UPDATED JULY 11: Added the Week 2 Challanges Hear ye! Hear ye! One of the wand vendors, WhatTheHuq, is hosting a 2-week leviwand challenge up on Instagram and there will be giveaways from WhatTheHuq and Lizard Tree Studios. Here’s what they have to say about it: “We are hosting a leviwand challenge! we are doing…

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Learn the Magic of Long String Wand by Vivian Spiral

WEBSITE: http://www.longstringwand.com/ “This DVD will show you how to create magical movement with the long string wand. This comprehensive lesson includes everything from string preparation to body wraps to grip changes, providing detailed instruction in a multitude of moves. Slow motion and first-person perspective shots help to de-mystify the mechanics of this magical prop, showing you…

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StarLight Flow Wand by Fine Mari Seufzer

Fine Mari, innovator of the shoulder style of anchoring, demonstrates amazing control and illusion work with her hands in this magical video way back 2009. Fine Mari Seufzer is a beautiful and artistic German-based artist who is now concentrating on a troupe named Entourage Berlin. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Fine127 Entourage Berlin: http://www.entourage.berlin/ https://www.facebook.com/EntourageBerlin/? Wand: Flow-wand by flowtoys

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The Elixir Lab

LINK https://www.etsy.com/shop/theelixirlab https://www.facebook.com/elixirlabz/ PRICE RANGE $25-85 Review https://leviwand.com/2016/11/16/the-elixir-lab-wand-review/ DESCRIPTION The Elixir lab creates beautiful wands of different styles. Her wands are distinct in their crystal ends, giving them a magical look. She also makes colorful day wands and a lovely braided wick fire wand. Wand materials include Oak and Aluminium Different types of handles are available: genuine leather finger…

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What the Huq

LINK https://www.etsy.com/shop/WhatTheHuq https://www.facebook.com/whatthehuq/ https://www.instagram.com/huqdesigns/   PRICE RANGE $18-70   DESCRIPTION What The Huq has created extremely innovative designs, with their wandvertible being easily converted from long string to short string. They also use reflective tapes to make their wands really pop! They also use holographic tapes and many colors to choose from. They have both…

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Toss Tech by U/Dalton Sessumes

This video is U’s exploration into leviwand tossing and what he calls “techtossing” where the unique characteristics of leviwand are combined with tosses to make something wholly original. U/Dalton Sessumes is a leviwand, double staff, and fire breathing artist based in Arlington, TX. He has recently started teaching as a means to travel the US and…

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Between Sky, Sea and Earth – Ehrlich “Firechill” Ocampo

I feel really connected when I am in nature. Between Sky, Sea and Earth shows this even with few technical moves. See as I dance flowfully while I jump in and out of the three elements. Ehrlich”Firechill” Ocampo is a dance-based, multi-prop circus/flow performer based in Manila, Philippines. FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/firechill.ph WEBSITE: http://firechill.ph/ INSTAGRAM: @firechill.ph YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/c/FirechillEhrlichOcampo Wand used…

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Leviwand.com Turns 1!

LEVIWAND.COM IS ONE YEAR ALREADY!   We were off with a great start – great content, submissions and a successful contest! But as people’s activity and schedules buzzed in and out of busy-ness, we were aware we needed to allow for more people to be able to contribute content and make the website really about…

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November Spotlight On: Lady Isis

Lady Isis also known as Fire Magick and the amazing Miss Jozette Gordon is based out of Worth, NY its part of the North Country, almost near Canada. “Everything is alive. The Sun, the Earth, plants, animals, humans, – all are expressions of consciousness in varying degrees consciousness manifesting as form” – Eckhart Tolle      …

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Being Safe while Dancing with Danger

Fire is a glorious, dangerous thing. It warms us; it burns us. It lights our way, cooks our food and has for millions of years helped us survive. As flow artists that use fire, fire-spinners borrow the element’s power and energy for a short time, and with it awe and inspire audiences around the globe.…

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It’s Magic – Collaboration Video

Thanks to flowtoys and Astral Hoops, Leviwand.com’s first collaboration video “It’s Magic” is a combination of clips from 32 different members of the wanding community. Winners Credits The initiative is sponsored by: Music is Celeste by SizzleBird (www.sizzlebird.com). Video edit by Ehrlich “Firechill” Ocampo. Contributing Artists: Christa Ventresca Brookline, MA USA https://www.facebook.com/christa.ventresca Anime Girl Roseville, CA USA…

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Work The Wonk!

DEALING WITH THE WONKY WAND DURING A PERFORMANCE It can, it might and it will happen. It happens to the best of us. THE WONKY WAND. It may have been the silly wind, some flowy costuming, hitting the floor, or you just got carried away and forgot a body position or two. When you’re not performing,…

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~ P R O J E C T – M O M E N T U M ~

It’s a documentary, it’s a tutorial, it’s AWESOME.  Go read that again.  It’s AWESOME.  This is more than just poi, staves, etc.  It’s about flow arts.  It’s also got two very prominent wanderers in it, Lux Luminous and Aileen Lawlor (though she’s not wandering in it she’s doing something that’s just equally awesome) And you…

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Got Magik? FB Group Collab Video

2014 was the dawn of the first collaboration video of the Levitation Stick/Wand Facebook Group. Nathan Golday, also present in the collaboration video, collected some footages from the community and edited them together in this cool video. Subscribe to Nathan: https://www.youtube.com/user/Vulcroth Levi-Stick Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/110295508990752/ Description From YouTube: Facebook group Levitation-wand (a.k.a. Levistick)’s first Collaboration video! In order…

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Leviwand.com’s First Contest: A Video Collaboration

Hear ye! Hear ye! It’s Leviwand.com‘s first project and contest: It’s Magic! We will be coming up with a video collaboration of members of our wanding community, and everyone is encouraged to submit their own footages and clips. All of the submissions will be compiled and edited into one magical video! What’s best is that not…

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Quivers

Carrying cases and bags and things!  Oh my!  Well everyone loves their carrying cases, I mean who wouldn’t want to protect these wands of magic and mystery?  So below I’ve included a few different ideas that may help if you can’t get your hands on a specially made case.  And because I know you’re all…

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Things are moving up!

The website’s initial content are almost complete! FAQs, Vendors and Tutorials have been filled up with content from our amazing Facebook Group Files. We’re still currently working on the “About the Levitation Wand” section which contains origins of the art and the evolution of styles. THE FUTURE OF LEVIWAND.WORDPRESS.COM We’re cooking up special things for…

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LINK http://www.flowtoys.com/wands PRICE RANGE $20 – 199.95 DESCRIPTION The original levitation stick designed specifically for flowing and dancing (rather than magic), our flow-wand™ is often imitated, but never duplicated! These enchanting toys will get your body flowing and amaze your friends! Short string flow-wands™ are recommended for beginners. Available in a variety of color options,…

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Vertical Eight Tutorial by Tanzende Feder

http://community.feuershow.de/index.php?option=com_hwdmediashare&view=mediaitem&id=3322&Itemid=19 From Tanzende: Let the levistick jump over your leading hand… It’s easiest to start this move from a basic circle/spin. Let the wand spin counter-clockwise (seen from your perspective ;)), palm facing the floor. Now when the wand hits 12 o’clock start to move your palm as if you wanted to wave “hi” to somebody,…

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Behind the Back Stall Tutorial by Seryph Steel

This applies to all wand forms. You can keep in contact with Seryph Steel and here! If you are still struggling to find the string I find putting your hands together behind you and then stretching it out to the string to “stall” it can also help.  Leave us questions and comments below! Keep flowing wanderers!

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Dark Monk

LINK https://dark-monk.com/ PRICE RANGE $70 DESCRIPTION Dark Monk manufactures fire wands and contact wands with silicon shaft. They offer a lot of customization options from string length, handle types and silicon colors. They also carry hardware such as swivels, silicon tapes, finger loops and their Shadow Cord. All of their wands come in a light weight and…

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LINK https://www.etsy.com/shop/lycaonfire http://www.lycaonfire.com/ PRICE RANGE $29-101 DESCRIPTION “I create tools for flow. These extensions of our bodies enable and enact our bodies in a way that brings forth spontaneous expression and a better relationship with our environments.” Made to order hand-made items by Lyca Mikhael Products ranging from beautiful wood day wands, fire wands and…

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Strings for Wands

By Adrian Coyne of Dark Monk Dark Monk Shadow Cord Link: https://dark-monk.com/Equipment/Shadow%20Cord 201 lbs tensile strength Decomposes at temperatures over 900°F Approximately .04″ thick (comfortable, but not so thick as to be easily seen) 12-strand woven braid pattern (doesn’t untwist) Naturally black Smooth, slides nicely across body/clothes/etc for long string movements Leaves no residue (color/fluffs/etc) Almost…

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OMFG Lights

LINK http://omfglights.com/Wands PRICE RANGE $69.99 NOTE Please note there have been issues about the manufacture being able to fulfill orders. Please message the seller before purchase.  DESCRIPTION High-strength 5/8″ OD, 1/8″ Thick Polycarbonate Tubing body 26-30″ long 13-15 LEDs (depending on wand length) Approximately 100 grams Single On/Off switch High quality finger loops with stainless steel…

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Long String Versus Short String

A lot of people ask which they should start with first.  Long string or short string.  Honestly you can start with either one, but it depends on how you move and what style you’re looking at.  Either way pros and cons of both styles are listed below including anchors (how it’s attached to your body).…

Feel like your wand isn't balancing properly? Tr some of these simple techniques to fix the problem.

Wonky Wands

Wand feeling a little off? Don’t worry! There are some simple solution’s that can help you fix it in a jiffy! comments, questions, and suggestions are always appreciated! much love, Kenzie.

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Spiral: Roof Top Play Long String Wand in the Stromboli Sun 2013

From Spiral: http://www.spiralcircusarts.com ::: I created an instructional video to teach you how to dance like this at http://www.longstringwand.com ! Please find me on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/spiralcircusarts :: Music and wand info are further down in the info. Thanks friends! Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/vivian_spiral I’ve been dreaming of summer and being back on the beautiful island of Stromboli.…

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Flying with Wands as Carry-Ons

Warning: I write with a touch of sarcasm so bear with me please🙂 I know Adrian Coyne has contributed an article about how to travel with fire equipment, however, I think in this instance this problem isn’t that we are traveling with/without fire, in the eyes of Federal Airlines Association (FAA), Transportation Security Agency (TSA), and…

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Flying with Fire Equipment

Originally by Adrian Coyne of Dark Monk Lifted from Facebook Group Files The information below comes from over 20 national and international flights over the last three years with burned fire equipment including poi, rope darts, leviwands, swords, staves, and dragon staves. I have NEVER ONCE have had any problems with security. In fact, the…

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Flow Wand Fundamentals by flowtoys

LINK: http://www.flow-wand.com/ From flowtoys: We’ve created a comprehensive instructional series to introduce you to the modern levitation wand dance. The basics are offered in the videos below – these should help you familiarize yourself with your wand and get a feel for the balance and movement necessary to maintain the illusion of levitation. You can get…

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Lux Luminous on Flowtoys Composite Contact Wand

Lux Luminous, an innovator and forerunner of contact wanding, came out with this beautiful video featuring the recently released Flowtoys Composite Contact Wand. Combining it with all the tech-sweetness of contact staff, Lux has come up with a new and refreshing take on the mesmerizing art of levitation wand. Subscribe to her on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/LuxLuminous Featured People…

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Welcome to Leviwand.WordPress.com!

Leviwand.Wordpress.com is geared to be an online resource website for practitioners of the art of levitation stick, levitation wand, flow wand, leviwand, levistick or dancing cane. Short Term Goals: Blog that features videos/photos of community members Can include new moves/tutorials May also include prop Could have articles specifically for leviwanders Resources such as: FAQs Prop…