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Poi, Surfing, and Yoga in Costa Rica, March 15-21

A new kind of Montezuma poi retreat!

This retreat will include a 90-minute poi class with me, and and another 90-minute poi class with Eli, the awesome resident teacher at La Escuela Del Sol. The poi lessons can be combined with the Surf, Yoga, and Scuba-Diving classes offered by LEDs. And we'll be staying right down in Montezuma, near the beaches and night-life! :)

More more details and to register, go to the event page on the LEDs website!

Note: This retreat is best for those who want to combine some poi with other activities. If you want to go deep into poi, consider staying another week to attend Poi Camp at Finca Mia! :)

Vancouver Poi Classes starting January 14th - 2015!

I'm happy to announce our next round of poi classes in Vancouver, BC, starting January 14th, plus a special TRY POI event on January 7th! 

8-Week Beginner Series
Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8:00pm
Cost: $125CAD
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8-Week Intermediate Series
Wednesdays from 8:15pm - 9:45pm
Cost $125CAD
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TRY POI!
Wednesday, January 7th
Free try-poi class from 6:30 - 7:30pm
Practice and play time from 7:30 - 8:30pm
This is your chance to TRY POI! If you like it, sign up for the beginner course! 
Click to learn more

LOCATION: 
Studio East: 1480 Frances Street, Vancouver (main entrance) 

Costa Rica Poi Camp 2015 | Finca Mia | March 21-28, 2015

March 21 - 28, 2015 | Finca Mia, Costa Rica

I'm happy to announce the next Poi Camp in at Finca Mia, which is perfect place for a very special poi retreat! Let's make Poi Camp 2015 even better!:D

This retreat is open to those over the age of 18 who are comfortable with all the basics of poi, but really the prerequisites are about having a spirit of contributing, collaborating, and sharing, and a strong desire to PLAY! 

To learn more, CLICK THROUGH!

Beyond-the-Basics Workshops in HAMBURG, Germany, Sept 2/3

Hamburg Beyond-the-Basics Poi Workshops, Sept 2-3, 2014

In this 2-day poi workshop we will look at the core skills of planes, body movement, and rhythm required for true freedom of movement with pio. Although we will learn several moves in the process, the real objective is to make sure you know how to keep learning! 

 

To make sure you are ready for this class please see our definition of the basics. You need to know most of the basics but it's ok if you don't know all. 

Time: 19:00-21:00

Location:  Luftraum (alte Dosenfabrik), Stresemannstraße 374b, 2 Stock

Cost: 50EUR for both workshops (Cash only when you arrive at the workshop) 

To Register: Fill out the Google Registration Form!

Please contact us if you have any questions!

 

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I am so looking forward to next year's retreat! :)

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How to be a group leader for following along with the online poi classes

The vision:

People all over the world will form groups of poi enthusiasts, to follow along the beginner-series and beyond-the-basics poi courses together. Groups will meet at least once a week to practice, play, inspire each other, trouble shoot, and generally be awesome. 

What it means to be a group leader:

As a group leader, you can choose how much you want to teach. You can take a strong teaching roll if you feel confident, or you can just take the roll of community organizer, finding the space, communicating with the participants, etc. If you're a poi expert, you may take a stronger teaching roll. If you're just learning yourself, you will learn along with the others. 

The Details:

To facilitate a group, you will have to do the following:

1) Fill out this google doc! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1zrLeXWgvXjIkDh9Ij0PbsadgZTXswCu4F9tNTeVdHiI/viewform

2) Find people who want to learn! Facebook is a good way, plus email lists, plus putting up flyers or posters at community centres, dance and yoga studios, etc. I will keep sending ideas and details about spreading the word!