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Leviathan Studio Poi Retreat, Lasqueti Island, BC, Canada

Lasqueti Island, BC | June 5-12 and 12-19

Join Nick Woolsey and special guests on a beautiful rainforest BC island!

Fire Dance Retreat in Stromboli, Italy, with Srikanta, July 5-11 2015

Join a fun and diverse group for daily poi and staff classes, theatrical games, fire jams and more with ex Cirque du Soleil Fire Dancer & Coach, Srikanta Barefoot & his partner Jen. This Summer’s week-long Retreat on the island of Stromboli combines a full immersion in dance-based fire dance with pristine nature and adventure expeditions. In addition to daily classes & play on a shaded, outdoor stage, we’ll trek up Europe’s most active volcano & sail our private Catamaran to the nearby island of Strombolicchio!

All of us at Playpoi have met Srikanta and can highly recommend his trainings. Also we've heard great things about Stromboli! So check it out! :)

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! 
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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! 

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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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