Flair Lesson #29: Push Down Pop Up

This is a great, physical move that looks pretty flashy once you get the mechanics and can really get into it. You can do the Push Down Pop Up with any two items you have in your bar, i.e. bottle/tin, 2 tins, 2 glasses, etc. We’re going to focus on the bottle/tin combo here.

1) Start with the bottle in your left hand and the tin in your right.

2) Cross your arms at the elbow, with your left hand (tin) on top.

3) Throw the bottle straight up in the air about two feet while you Continue Reading » Flair Lesson #29: Push Down Pop Up

Flair Lesson #23: Swipe Thru

This move is a great fundamental move that you will use a ton. As we progress and learn a lot more 1 bottle and 1 tin moves and start putting together routines, you’ll find that the Swipe Thru is a cornerstone of those routines – a move that we use frequently to transition throughout the routine. So practice this and get good at it with both hands.

1) I like to start with the bottle in the right hand and the tin in the left. However, when we are learning 2 item moves we will often start by learning separately one hand at a time. So set the tin down and let’s start with the bottle.

2) Grab the bottle with your right hand around the body (not the neck or shoulders of the bottle.) The bottle should be pointing up or very slightly away from you. As we learn this move people have a tendency to tilt the bottle forward. ¬†Eventually, Continue Reading » Flair Lesson #23: Swipe Thru