Introduction to Poi Spinning | Ben Drexler | Skillshare
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13 Videos (1h 39m)
    • 00 The Parts of Poi

      5:55
    • 01 Planes and Plane Control

      7:32
    • 02 Tic tacs and Extensions

      5:19
    • 03 Timing and Direction

      6:12
    • 04 Reel Turns

      7:46
    • 05 Tuck Turns

      12:35
    • 06 Butterflies and Thread the Needle (TTN)

      7:05
    • 07 2-beat weaves

      4:41
    • 08 3-beat weaves

      8:10
    • 09 Waistwraps

      8:23
    • 10 Stalls

      7:00
    • 11 Inspin Flowers

      8:42
    • 12 Antispin Flowers

      9:31

About This Class

Learn to create art with your body! Here I cover the fundamental concepts you'll need to spin including plane control and timing and direction, plus several of the most popular tricks including weaves, butterflies, and flowers. You'll walk away from this class with enough tricks to begin to explore flow for yourself!

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Ben Drexler

Flow Arts, Circus, Poi, and more!

World-renowned poi spinner, flow artist, and YouTube personality. I've taught tens of thousands of people all over the world the joy of expressing creativity through their bodies with poi spinning.

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