Luna, otherwise known as Michelle Ivanek, has been soaking up the sun in beautiful Mexico and having a fabulous time hooping it up at a variety of great locations. Here she incorporates some acrobatics, chest rolls and incredible vertical duck outs with her super circle. Watch for some exceptionally impressive double hooping technique here as well. She lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and the soundtrack for this one is “Heart of Fire” by Adamallday, which you can download a copy of for your own playlist quite easily over on SoundCloud.
Sante Fortunato of SanteFortunato.com is back with a brand new hula hoop demo video that’s sure to knock your socks off. She combines hula hooping, acrobatics and a little contortion in such a graceful and elegant way that once she gets going, you’ll be captivated right up through her multi-hooping finale. Sante is currently living in Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, and the soundtrack for her performance is a version of “Unchained Melody” we weren’t able to identify. If you know the artist, please share in the comments below.
Bede Nash makes his hooping.org debut with one of those videos that starts out subtle and just keeps reeling you in more and more along the way. His twin hooping back roll captivated us, as did the rest of his skill set here that includes doubles, acrobatics, multiple hooping, all of it beautifully presented. He lives down under in Australia and the soundtrack for this is “Artpop” by Lady Gaga and you can download your copy of it for your own collection over on iTunes.
Bee Varga of PT Bee is back, and she’s even more pregnant than before. Spinning things up at 36 weeks here, it’s really hard to say if her pregnancy has been slowing her down at all. Her hula hooping skills are as dynamic as ever with multiple hoops and more, and don’t miss her one handed hooping cartwheel. Seriously, we’re not kidding! Bee lives in Basingstoke, England, UK, and the soundtrack is unknown to us, so if you know this song, please share with the rest of us in the comments below.
There’s nothing quite like a night of fine dining and hula hooping, right? Well, hula hooper extraordinaire Sante Fortunato of SanteFortunato.com spins up an amazing dinner performance that also features several live musicians. She combines acrobatics and hooping in a truly elegant way that keeps the audience way more focused on her than they are on their meals at Festung. Sante is currently living in Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, and the soundtrack for her performance is live and if you know the name of the song or her band please let us know as well. Thanks!
Hannah Stanton-Gockel of the Cincinnati Circus Company takes us into a beautifully bright orange studio and she spins up a hoop dance practice session that had us all smiling from start to finish. There’s some beautiful moves in here and some acrobatics, combined with great musicality. The end result is some fun, fast and fantastic flow. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, and the soundtrack for this is “Opulence” by Brooke Candy and you can score a copy of it for your own hoop jam over on iTunes.
Jaimie Hayes makes her smashing Hooping.org debut hooping on the edge of a cliff, literally! Filmed in Arkansas, Jaimie spins up a single hoop, some impressive twin hooping, as well as multiple hoop tech displays, and even a little acrobatics. The result is some truly captivating movement and flow, all spun up without the slightest fear of losing a hoop once and for all. Jaimie lives in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, and the soundtrack used here is called “Wildcat” by Ratatat, which you can score a copy of for your very own over on iTunes.
Amber Styles of the Traveling Performers brings us “Style Hooping”, having recently traveled to Breckenridge and returned with some awesome footage. She gets her enthusiastic flow on with acrobatics, doubles, foot hooping, scenery changes and a beautiful autumn backdrop. Amber lives in Denver, Colorado, USA, and the soundtrack is “Hielo” by C.O.A. Click and you can get your copy of it over on iTunes.
Chanti Hobbit has been working hard on a piece she calls “Hobbit Hoop” and we’re happy to have her back on the site. This is an amazing combination of acrobatics and hoop dance using multiple hula hoops. The close up shots are perfect for watching her nail these tricks. She lives in Bristol, England, UK, and the soundtrack for this is “Nocturne in D-Flat Major, Op. 27, No. 2 by Brett Boudreau and it’s available on Amazon.
While we’ve probably all seen photos of Michelle Bell foot hooping on the site before, her incredible skills have never been showcased better than they are here. Try not to let your jaw hit the keyboard as you watch her go for a stroll in her neighborhood – walking on her hands while hula hooping with her feet. She lives in Chicago, Illinois, USA, and the soundtrack for this is “The Walker” by Fitz and the Tantrums and you can grab a copy of it really easily over on iTunes.