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Poi retreat at TADAH Artist Habitat, Antalya, South Turkey!

TADAH Retreat Centre | Antalya, South Turkey | Oct 27 - Nov 03 2016

Join Nick Woolsey and Alien Jon for a week of poi, dance, and adventures, at the amazing TADAH Artist Habitat! 

Your awesome experience will include: 

  • Diving into advanced concepts of poi, with a focus on dance, rhythm, choreography, and lots of moves!
  • Enjoying the pool and permaculture gardens
  • 24hour/day access to the big glass studio with mirrors and wood floors
  • Being blown away by the beauty of the surroundings 
  • Feeling good and healthy by eating yummy organic food
  • Excursions to the beach and canyon and river etc.  
  • Fire and LED night! 

*This is a retreat with maximum 16 participants. Nick and Jon will be leading two two-hour poi classes each day, tailored to the group day by day. There will be lots of opportunity for private feedback to meet your own specific goals. 

Why? Just imagine the poi version of this video!

The Online Step-By-Step Poi Courses!

I've put 15 years of teaching experience into these in-depth, step-by-step courses. If you want to experience more fun and less frustration with poi, these are the courses for you!

The Comprehensive Beginner Series: This 12-section course is your chance to learn and master all the essential moves and transitions of poi! LEARN MORE!

The Beyond The Basics Comprehensive Poi Course: Take your poi spinning skills to a new level! LEARN MORE!

Getting Started: Make a pair of poi and learn your first moves!

Getting started with poi is easy! Just follow this video playlist to make a pair of poi and learn your first moves! :)

Then if you want to learn more, take the Online Poi Beginner Series!

Improving extended poi circles

Extended circles are one of those things that look beautiful and easy, and yet they're not so easy to make beautiful! Here are some tips :)

Smoothing out the 5-beat weave

Here are some tips on smoothing out and beautifying the 5-beat weave. A big thank to Ted Holland for sending me the video question and for supporting the Great Future of Playpoi Campaign! 

Turning with Straight Planes: Summary of Variations

Summarizing a bunch of ideas during a Poi Love Camp session