A continuation of our conversation with Ben Drexler "DrexFactor" this episode includes discussions on how to discover our cultural identity as a flow community, some of DrexFactor's favorite artistic projects, and the story of how he became a prolific content creator.
Ben "Drex" Drexler is one of the most popular content creators in the flow arts. He is a world-renowned movement artist, dancer, and instructor who has spent the last 12 years teaching and performing the art of poi. His YouTube channel has more than six million views and more than 48,000 subscribers, and he has more than 20,000 followers on Instagram. He has taught at countless events on 3 continents, and his online tutorials have been a gateway for 10’s to 1000’s of people all over the world.
DrexFactor Blog- https://drexfactor.com/weirdscience
DrexFactor YouTube Channel- https://www.youtube.com/user/TaoAvatar20
DrexFactor Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drexfactorpoi/
DrexFactor Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/drexfactor/
DrexFactor’s favorite technical video project as mentioned in this interview –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3UGRGYfRf8
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The Art of Flow is created by Morgan, a flow fanatic dedicated to sharing information about movement arts and flow arts, the history of fire-dancing and flow, and reflections on the creative process and self-care to the general public. Flow arts are defined as the use of objects/props to explore movement and self via repetitive practice of a series of movements, and are often a practice that assist individuals in accessing a “flow” state. Props often include poi, rope-dart, hoops, fans, puppy-hammer, contact ball, meteor, meteor dart, dragon staff, contact staff, clubs, buggeng, levi-wand, double staff, and anything that can be rolled, spun, and manipulated.
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