plane facing

Basic Poi Dancing Tutorial: What are planes? (Where to start with poi part 3)

In this installment: planes! What are they, why are we so particular about them, and what do you need to know about them to start spinning? Planes are a concept we borrow from geometry to describe how a poi rotates in relation to our bodies and how closely we adhere to that relationship. For added fun, each plane has two sides, called "plane facing" that you have to keep track of when you turn because every time your body changes the side of the plane its on, the poi will seem to have changed the direction it's rotating in.

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Drex's Tech Poi Blog #307 The (real) definition of plane facing

A couple weeks ago I uploaded a tech blog defining various terms related to a discussion I was having with Alien Jon and Arashi on the Poi Theory group related to inversions and the like. I biffed it a little on defining plane facing, so here is a correction.

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Drex's Tech Poi Blog #303: Plane facing, C-points, and Z-points

Coming out of a long discussion on Tech Poi and Poi Theory on Facebook: in trying to define inversions and all the various related types of movement, three new pieces of vocab I was unfamiliar with came up. Here they are for the purposes of education and opening up the debate to everyone.

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