The Poi Dance was originally used by the Maori women for keeping their hands flexible for weaving and by the men for strength and coordination required during battle. Poi are also used as a training aid for other ancient weapons like the Mere or Patu (Short club)
- Increases special awareness
- Can help to Increase confidence and self-esteem
- Improves co-ordination
- Promotes creativity
- Works both sides of the brain (bi-lateral motor skills)
- Works both brain hemispheres
- Helps relieve stress
- Improves concentration and determination
- Helps to promote flexibility
- Promotes sporting ability and stamina
- Helps build muscle tone
- Improves posture and body movement
- Good all round cardiovascular workout
- Great for team building and breaking barriers
COVID 19 information
The student must have there own Poi
Only 8 students in the room at one time practicing Physical distance, no hugging or contact
Mask must be worn coming in and out the Building hands to be cleaned on the way in and out.
Students must clean down there area at the end of class.
If you have any signs of sickness please do not come to class.
Please bring your drinks
Toilets are open and used at your won Discretion
Kate Wright is not liable for students getting sick from the Virus we all enter the class at our own risk