IIA: Introduction to Polyrhythmic Poi
This 4 week class teaches various intermediate moves including:
- 5 beat weave
- glitter home weave
- 2x1 thread the needle
- 2x1 hip reels
- 2x1 pinwheels
In addition, this class practices the following drills:
- behind the back stalls
- behind the back weave drills
- behind the back butterfly drills
- introduction to isolations
- drills for the bouncing ball
Finally, the series teaches combinations utilizing the moves
students learn combined with other more fundamental moves. These
combinations are customized based on the students skill level
and current level of development.
To maximize the value of these classes, class size is small (6
or less) and each student receives individual focus from the instructors.
Each of the classes meets for 80 minutes.
Students must already know how to do the overhand and underhand
weave and thread the needle, as well as pinwheels and hip reels
in multiple directions.