Tag Archives: Isolations

Matthew “Poki” McCorkle

Matthew “Poki” McCorkle of AnimateObject.com is a most impressive movement illusionist and precision flailer and it’s been far too long since we’ve seen something from him. Thanks to a recent performance of his, however, filmed…

Iso Tosses/Hand Switches with Sydney Spins

Sydney Spins, aka Sydney Malanaphy of Hooping Idol 3 earlier this year, is here with a brand new tutorial to teach us just how to do what she is calling “Iso Tosses” or “Hand Switches”.…

Thea Sasmita

Thea Sasmita isolates the flames in this great fire hooping shot by Digum Photography. She lives in Huntington Beach, California, USA.

Ebonie Quint

One thing hoopers quite often do after seeing a particular move or learning a new trick is to use it in their own repertoire just as they saw it done. Ebonie Quint of Ebonie Hoops…

Jake Hill

Something about Jake’s hooping makes me think of an illusionist at work. You can see his hands spinning up his hoop, but not all of it registers – it’s as though he is creating real…

Hooping Tutorials: Horizontal Cats Eye

Babz Robinson of Wild Girl Hoops scales new heights to bring you her latest isolation tutorial, shot on location on the summit of Mount Shaffer in Yoho National Park, British Columbia. She brings the moves…

Hooping Tutorials: Vertical Iso-spin

Laura Orcutt, whom you probably remember as one of the top four finalists from Hooping Idol 2, is here today to teach us a “Vertical Iso-spin”. She lives in Hopkintown, Rhode Island, USA.

Hoop Isolation-Lab

Silvia Pavone, Francesca Martello, Helen Orford and Lynn Scott choreograph and perform a powerful story with hoop isolations as part of Hoop Isolation-Lab: Time Experiments. Shot in London, England at Jackson Lane Theatre, this is…