Benefits of Poi (And Other Flow Arts)

Benefits of poiAs with other experiences, poi practitioners can apply themselves with varying degrees of rigor to the study of Poi. As one’s practice becomes more rigorous, the benefits also become more expansive and comprehensive and extend beyond being about “having a good time” to include all of the following:

  • Increases self esteem
  • Elevates self awareness
  • Develops muscle tone
  • Strengthens cardio vascular health
  • Enhances body awareness
  • Boosts endurance
  • Fosters inner peace
  • Encourages creativity
  • Sharpens analytical skills
  • Promotes positive attitude
  • Cultivates patience and persistence
  • Reduces stress
  • Decreases the risk of heart disease
  • Lessens some symptoms of repetitive strain injury
  • Improves coordination
  • Balances bi-lateral motor skills
  • Conditions core musculature

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