Level: Absolute Beginner
Poi are balls which are attached by rope and spun around the body to create artistic geometric patterns. The origins can be traced back to several cultures from the Maori to the Argentine cowboys to the Chinese monks.
Today, poi is also associated with fire spinning and flow arts. This class will teach basic techniques and several tricks to get started, as well as introduce regional events & gatherings. Absolutely no previous experience is required.
Props: Poi are available to borrow for the workshop. No supplies are necessary.
Clothing: Please wear comfortable clothing which will not interfere with poi spinning (fringe, bell sleeves, etc). Regular dance, gym or yoga clothing is recommended.
Tahitian fitness not only teaches the basic movements in Tahitian dance, but introduces students to the Polynesian culture and what this dance signifies. This dance specifically targets the abdominal muscles, hip stability, balance, and cardio.
Clothing: Wear comfortable clothing. Pareo/Sarong are optional.
Pre-Registration- Each class is $15 or both for $25.
At the door- Each Class $20 or $35 for both.