Jun 16, 2021
Learn about the health benefits of poi with Dr. Kate Riegle van West!
Dr. Kate is a scientist, artist, and entrepreneur with a passion for play and wellbeing founded SpinPoi. Kate completed her PhD in the health benefits of poi at the University of Auckland, where she conducted the first study to scientifically investigate the effects of poi on physical and cognitive function. She was awarded the Future Leader Award from the Royal Society of New Zealand and the Best Doctoral Thesis Award for her work in the poi/health field. SpinPoi is a social enterprise dedicated to improving health and wellbeing through poi. SpinPoi supports individuals and organizations across the globe with evidence-based poi programs, specializing in improving quality of life for seniors, and has been featured across international media including BBC World News, ABC News, TVNZ 1 News, and Maori Television.
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