Hoop and Poi Lessons, February 18, 2006
2224 W. Fulton, Chicago, IL, USA
Saturday, February 18, 2005
There will be three sessions:
- 10:15 - 12: 25: Mixed Level Hoop Class
- 12:30 - 2:45: Mixed Level Poi Class - sold out!
- 3:15 - 5:30: Mixed Level Poi Class - sold out!
Lessons for Beginning Poi artists
For beginning poi artists, we will focus on fundamental movement
principles as well as ensuring the artist has the basic moves
in all directions. Then we'll work on how to transition between
same and split direction movements as well as flowing between
Lessons for Intermediate Poi artists
For intermediate and advanced Poi artists: Not only we will focus
on honing skills (wall plane, multibeat, behind the back, polyrhythmic,
split direction, etc.) we will work with combinations of moves
and the flow between them. After all, what good does it do you
to have a move that you can't string together with other moves?
We will introduce some of our poi theory that explains how to
understand more fully how to connect moves together and then we'll
introduce some slick transitions (stalls, wraps, etc.) and some
combos of moves you can use (and reuse like moves themselves)
in your performances to add flair and fun to your poi play and
Lessons for All levels of Hoop artists
Everyone will benefit from this class as it is designed for all
levels of hoop artists. Tricks will be broken down into step by
step components from learning the basics to furthering more advanced
hoop tricks. For more advanced artists, the class will also assist
with flow between moves.
A limited number of hoops will be present so please bring one
if you have one. Poi will be available for sale in a variety of
Poi sessions will be taught by Isa
"GlitterGirl" Isaacs, founder of Temple
of Poi, the premier poi school in the world, and the Hoop
session will be taught by KC "Ruby
Hoop", professional hoopstress and member of Chicago's
hot fire performance troupe, SPUNN.
What to Bring
Please bring water, your poi, your hoop, your flow journal or paper
and pen to take notes and your final tuition payment.
Single sessions (2 hours) is $60.
The poi sessions have sold out. Students may only register for
the Hoop class at this time.
Students signing up the day of the workshop will pay the full
price of $60 per session due in cash.
All payments are non refundable and non transferable!
Do you have friends who might be interested in this workshop?
For each client who signs up and indicates you referred them,
you get 10% of their tuition fee reduced off the fee for your
workshop (this can be applied to an SF Class or workshop Int II
or beyond or the CBT), so sign up with your friends or get your
friends to sign up and get your discount now! If there is enough
registration, some scholarship discounts may be available. Email
All payments are non refundable