Babz again you ask!? I just can’t get enough… I’ve been working on learning a new trick lately that I absolutely love. This leg break is funky and tons of fun. It’s a bit challenging but I think this tutorial by Babz Robinson is the best at explaining this trick. Check out this weeks tutorial on leg breaks from vertical shoulder hooping! Happy hooping!!Read More
Taylor Starr, a friend of mine from school is the featured hooper of this weeks Tutorial Tuesday! Taylor has her own YouTube channel with some awesome tutorials and videos. She’s super talented, and is a great teacher. Taylor was kind enough to let me interview her and answer a few questions.Read More
Chest rolls… beautiful, and fun, but oh so tricky. I’m still trying to perfect this trick myself, I found that learning the across the back roll first helped drastically with learning the chest roll. Check out this short and simple tutorial on chest rolls by Babz Robinson. Happy hooping and Happy Halloween!Read More
Shakti Sunfire is an internationally known leader of the art of hoop dance and yoga. Shakti performs, and leads workshops and retreats all over the world. She has formed a strong community around hoop dance and yoga with her website One Hoop One Love.
Shakti Sunfire has been my biggest inspiration since picking up a hoop last year. She has taught me to use my soul and spirit to find my natural flow. Her philosophies on the importance of spirituality and the Natural World have opened my eyes and heart to new ideas, and have helped me to feel an even deeper and stronger connection to the Earth. Shakti empowers and inspires others to find inner peace and confidence through hoop dance and yoga, her vision alone says it all.Read More
Katie Emmitt is a 21 year old visual and performance artist from Baltimore, Maryland. I came across one of Katie’s tutorials when I first started hooping. She goes into extensive detail in her videos and demonstrates how to find “flow” and incorporate it into hoop dance. Katie is exceptionally good at teaching different transitions and variations of tricks in her tutorials. She was kind enough to answer questions I had for her in a personal interview. The interview will be featured in a post soon to come!
In the meantime check out Katie’s “Yo-Yo Bouncing Cat-Eye Isolation” tutorial. Katie slows it down and explains the tricks to learning this move. I have a lot of fun with this move, it’s great for fast paced and funky jams.Read More
Anah Reichenbach aka “Hoopalicious” has been recognized as the founder of the modern art of Hoop Dance! Anah spreads her passion for hooping by leading hoop dance workshops all around the world. Anah created The Hoop Revolution Teacher Training Program and developed a curriculum that helps teachers of hoop dance to connect on a deeper level with their students.
Shoulder hooping was one of the first things I worked on trying to learn as a beginner. It can be quite tricky to pick up on. Watch Anah as she demonstrates various shoulder hooping techniques in this extremely comprehensive tutorial for Jaguar Mary the creator of Sacred Circularities.Read More