Someone I am is waiting for my courage (forgotten_aria) wrote,
Someone I am is waiting for my courage
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Light spinning

I've been having a blast learning light spinning (I don't want to call it poi, because I think that's disrespectful to the Maori tradition.)

I found out the LED spinners I got were too light (only 25g) so I went to the dollar store and got some light wands and some super balls, which I turned into more things to spin. I also got some lacrosse balls.

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I've been using the stripped ones mainly because they have a night weight and only hurt a little when they it me. Youtube lessons have been very helpful. I feel like I'm already able to do a lot, though I'm also sure I look horrible doing it. I'm looking forward to getting smooth. It's still super fun to take long exposures with what I can do.

dollarstore poi
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EDIT: found this article about using the term "poi." http://www.homeofpoi.com/lessons_all/teach/Is-our-modern-use-of-Poi-offensive-to-the-Maori-people-of-New-Zealand-34_293_1945
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