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.
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.
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.
Want to get really good at angle hooping? Well, you’re in luck! Ann Humphreys of Line and Circle is here with a brand new hooping tutorial that shares how to do just that. Her in depth instructions here will have you spinning up beautiful angles in no time. Ann lives in Carrboro, North Carolina, USA, and the soundtrack here is called “Chitlin Cookin’ Time in Cheatham County” by Rising Appalachia and you can download a copy of it for your very own playlist over on iTunes.
Kassandra Morrison of Kassandra Morrison Performance Art shares with us a brand new hooping tutorial in which she teaches us a new fun foldy combination that she calls her personal favorite single hoop move. She’s calling it “The Outside Escalator” and with her instructions you’ll be spinning it up soon. Kassandra currently lives in Akron, Ohio, USA, and the soundtrack that she’s teaching to here is “Secure” by Insightful, and you can download a copy of it for your very own over on Bandcamp.
Tiana Zoumer is here with a brand new hooping tutorial and she’s going to be teaching us all how to do “Fishies”. She shows how to swim in the current and create a liquid textured flow with our hoops in this cool lesson filmed by Morgan Jenkins in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia at the sixth Sacred Circularities Hoop Dance and Movement Meditation Retreat. Tiana is currently living in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Deven Zimmer is here with a new hula hooping tutorial for a combo that’s pretty crazy! She calls it the “Mermaid Dip” and this rotating back roll into a wedgie series is most certainly advanced, but as you can see for yourself, it isn’t impossible. If you’re looking for your next big challenge this weekend, we’re pretty sure this is it. She says, “It’s an extremely complicated trick so do not get discouraged! A lot of it is muscle memory and timing.” Deven lives in San Antonio, Texas, USA, and the soundtrack for this is by her friend Collin Swayze, aka Absent Tone. It’s called “yui” and you can follow him on Soundcloud.
Hannah Stanton-Gockel of the Cincinnati Circus Company is here with a brand new tutorial and she’s going to be teaching us all how to do a move she calls the “Side Arm Swipe” – something that is great to learn at any hooping level. She explains how this trick is like swimming, but with a hula hoop – not in water, and it’s a great move to enhance your waist hooping flow. Hannah currently lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Are you ready to learn something fun? Heike Hoop of Hulahoop.de explains how to do a little move that she’s calling the “Neckpass” in her latest tutorial. Simple, and it’s something fun to play with no matter what your hooping level. Her instructions are in German, but you do not need to know the language to learn this move. You can even turn off the sound and just watch and you’re sure to be able to figure it out. Are you ready to hoop the Fishtail it up? Heike Hoop is from Hamburg, Germany.