Kassandra Morrison of Kassandra Morrison Performance Art is back sharing a brand spanking new hooping tutorial. She says this one is a “Much requested tutorial on a little diddly I call the Conveyor Belt Fold! Great entry way into folded tosses, step throughs escaltors and more.” Give this one a spin for yourself! Kassandra currently lives in Akron, Ohio, USA, and the soundtrack that she’s teaching to here is “Tigers Eye Pad” by Thriftworks and you can score a copy of it for your own collection on iTunes.
Carron McCabe of Hooptality is here to show us how to do a move that she likes to call “The Slingshot” – and when you see her do it you’ll understand why that’s a great name for it too! The trick combines a wedgie and a foot roll-up into one fluid movement that will add a fun pop to your hooping and really make you stand out. Don’t forget to consider the helpful tips Carron includes too, such as practicing barefoot and making sure the diameter of your hoop is the right size. Carron lives in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
In case you didn’t think anti-spin flowers were fancy enough, Ziggy Starshiine, otherwise known as Jessica Juniper, is here with a brand new hooping tutorial to show us how to rotate them 360 degrees! Wowz! Ziggy breaks this awesome trick down with some really clear instructions and even shows us at the very end of the video how it can be done with twin hoops too. Are you ready to take things to a whole new level? Then try giving spinning your flowers 360! Ziggy lives in Paintsville, Kentucky, USA.
If you’re looking to sharpen your twin hooping technique and add some structure to your training, Caterina Suttin’s latest twin hooping tutorial is just what you’ve been waiting for. She walks us through a series of off-body twin hooping drills that are designed to prepare and warm-up the body for twin hooping, increase dexterity and coordination, and help us nail those flat planes that we’re looking for. Filmed in beautiful Bali by Morgan Jenkins of Hooptown Hotties, Caterina lives in Austin, Texas, USA.
Making her hooping.org debut is Stormi Hoops, otherwise known as Stormi Kammer, and she’s here with her very first tutorial, one that is a great for even newer hoopers to try if they wish. Stormi is here to teach us how to do a move she’s calling a “Folding Isolation” or “Iso Folds” and this is such a fun move, we think you’ll have a fantastic time learning it. Why not give it a spin for yourself? Stormi is currently living in Liberty, Missouri, USA.
Gail O’Brien of HoopSpin, our 2015 Instructor of the Year, is here with a new hooping tutorial for a “Throw into Reverse Escalator” and it’s a cool spin on a popular move. Don’t forget to the left lift while working on this too. As Gail explains, “If I don’t it kind of just slides to the floor.” Give this move a spin and have fun with it. Filmed in Bali by Morgan Jenkins of Hooptown Hotties, Gail is currently living in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
Abby Albaum of Hoola Monsters Kids is sharing with our youth how hoop dancing is a great approach to be inventive and have a fabulous time. Miss Abby and her fuzzy companion Bouncy are here with a new hooping tutorial for kids on how to do a old school favorite, the “Hoop Jump Rope”. Coming to us all the way from Hoolaville, they’re putting a imaginatively fun spin on teaching kids to hula hoop. The Hoola Monsters are based out of Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA.
HulaREV of HulaREV.com, otherwise known as Rachel Evans of the Hooptown Hotties, is here with a brand new hooping tutorial. She’s breaking down her favorite hoop star trick, one inspired by the amazing Masha Terentieva. She says, “I made a little ditty of one of my favorite hoop starts while waiting for my number in the Delyria Show. Hoop its fun to watch! I had fun making it hehe.” It’s fun with good instruction too. She lives in Hermosa Beach, California, USA.
Hoop makers everywhere are about to be thanking Alexandria Truex of Dutruex Hula Hoops. You probably remember her from Hooping Idol 4 and here she presents a simple hoop making life hack that will make your experience wrapping hoops with shiny and metallic tapes instantly more enjoyable! Just by placing a rubber band over the paper backing on the roll of tape, you’ll be able to avoid the frustrations and speed things up as well. Simple and effective…just how we like it! Alexandria lives in Portland, Oregon, USA.
Donna Sparx of Hoop Sparx, otherwise known as Donna Gross, is here with a brand new hooping tutorial that is great for hoopers at any level in their hooping journey. She is here to teach us how to do a behind the back isolation, and she takes us through a few variations of this move as well. You’re going to having a fantastic time learning this move, because it’s also a building block for several others, so why not give it a spin yourself? Donna lives in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.