Fire Arts Training
Posted by: THE FIRE SCHOOL
Posted on: July 29, 2023
Category: School Application
LEARN TO EAT, BREATHE and DANCE with FIRE .
We always start people off with the fire eating and body burning class before moving on to the bigger more dangerous stunts like fire breathing. Do both classes on this special group day!!
Just 1 day to learn the basics of these skills but as with all circus, it requires practice to become very skilled. You will not be ready to perform after just 1 lesson. Fire artists spend years practising their craft.
This class is suitable for those who want to start that journey
More info and terms below.
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Fire eating & body burning
£250 for both classes in advance
Book your place now!!
(Or private classes limited availability on a day to suit you £350 per class)
Frequently asked Questions?
Where are you based?
We are based in the Artcore International warehouse in East Ham, East London. We are open 7 days a week. (Closed August - open bank holidays)
Does it hurt? Can It Burn?
NO it shouldn’t hurt, if it does you are doing it incorrectly, or you are working in the wrong conditions.
YES, fire can and does burn if you don't do it properly. It takes a few seconds to do "burn damage" so as long as fire keeps moving you shouldn't get burnt.
Can I come to your classes as a total beginner?
YES, we cater classes for all skill levels. We have a lot of experience with beginners.
Can I teach my friends?
NO, we have a strict policy on not passing the skills on to others. It took us 18 years to build up the experience and knowledge we feel is necessary to be able to teach these skills. 1 lesson with us is not enough knowledge to pass on to others,
Please send anyone you know who is interested in learning back to us.
Is it bad for me/my health?
YES is the short answer, the fuel and soot are carcinogenic, long term exposure to fumes and fuels can affect your health in the long term
Do you supply the equipment?
YES, we supply all the equipment, fuel and safety devices. (You can also purchase equipment from us)
Do you put anything on your skin or in your mouth to stop you from burning?
NO, there are no tricks or cheats, you will be learning skills. Like how to control and manipulate the fire safely.
Can I bring a stag or hen party
Yes, we provide a thrilling experience for groups but they must be over 18 and not have had any alcohol within the last 24 hrs
I have a beard do I need to shave?
No, sort of - beards are fine, you may want to trip the top lip line of a moustache though. do not shave your arms as this will make them sensitive. If you consider yourself to be gorilla hairy then you can remove arm hair at least 48 hrs before the class to allow your skin to calm down.
How many people have you taught? And has anyone ever injured themselves badly? Over 2000 students since 2012 with only 1 casualty - they contracted chemical pneumonia from inhalation of the fuel during a fire breathing class - They recovered and we are still good friends !!
Terms and Conditions
Read the class and safety pages on the website
Be over 18
Agree never to re-teach any of the fire skills learned at the school
Speak to a Dr if you have any serious skin or lung conditions, the fuels and fumes can have adverse effects on these areas in particular.
Never come to any classes intoxicated or hung over / no alcohol 24 hrs before hand
Wear the appropriate clothing (no synthetics like polyester, nylon, Lycra) only 80% + cotton, denim or leather are fine)
Never wear Flammable substances such as perfume, hairspray, hair mousse, fresh nail varnish, body creams, and deodorant.
Listen carefully and follow instructions as given.
Give 48 hrs notice of any cancellation (if not, fees will apply and session will be counted as taken)
Not abuse teachers, if so they will be suspended from the course and any fees will be kept
All classes are dangerous and although we are insured to teach, it will be at your own risk.
All equipment will be provided for the classes and will also be available to buy
Artcore International, 57-63 Napier rd., East Ham, E6 2SG, London (Google - Artcore International)
East ham - and walk 15 min. left out of the station and left again onto Barking road, then right onto Napier rd. / or a cab
Barking - get the bus 5 towards canning town or 238 and get off at Altmore Avenue and walk 5 min.
We are at the very bottom of Napier Rd - Big brown gate with barbed wire above it.
Call me on arrival or text if you are late. 07791286369
Bring with you
Water 1tr, a dark towel or a flannel to wipe your mouth. Food/snacks – you should try to eat a good meal before any fire eating or breathing classes as the possibility of ingesting the fuel is much higher and it’s best not to have an empty stomach. Also bring your Teeth cleaning regime.
Application Deadline: Nov. 30, -0001Languages: English Application link: https://TheFireSchoolBooking.as.me/GROUPCLASSES
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