HOW TO – Make homemade practice poi

HOW TO – Make homemade practice poi

Hydra writes “Welcome to my little tutorial on how to make some poi. First of all, to those who don’t know what poi is: Quoted from “”Poi” is the Maori word for “ball” on a cord. The Poi was used, many years ago, by the indigenous Maori people of New Zealand to increase their flexibility and strength in their hands and arms as well as improving coordination. Wahine (female) dancers perform the Maori Poi, a dance performed with balls attached to flax strings, swung rhythmically. “Link.

LED Poi – Link.

2 thoughts on “HOW TO – Make homemade practice poi

  1. Frodus says:

    Thats not a bad idea for beginners. Good first step before Fire :) I used to have a fire performing group of 2 other people, its a blast. Nothing like makin a crowd go wild… good writeup and lots of great links.

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