Kate Riegle van West

Poi Innovator . Musician . Entrepreneur

The first study to scientifically investigate the effects of poi on health.

Future Leader Award, Royal Society of New Zealand





As a musician, designer, acrobat, researcher, and entrepreneur, I am interested in exploring play and flow state in relation to health and wellbeing. I completed my PhD on the effects of poi on physical and cognitive function at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. More about me...