Tag Archive for Melbourne Hoopers

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Off Body Pop In with Deanne Love

Deanne Love of Hooplovers returns with another superb tutorial, this time teaching hoopers how to master an off body pop in combination – in Bali! The Sacred Circularities retreat sure provides a breathtaking backdrop for learning. As she demonstrates the stellar combo, she explains that “often we just kind of change the direction of the hoop just by squeezing…. but…

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Twin Hoops 101

Deanne Love of HoopLovers is here with a tutorial for those of you just starting out with twin hoops. It’s very common for hoopers who are new to twins to wonder what they can do with their hoops before they have perfected a lot of fancy double hoop tricks. Deanne wants to show you that by keeping it simple, you…

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Coral Jade: Portrait of a Hooper

When you live in a society that is constantly telling us that we need to conform, that we need to work somewhere we’re not overly fond of working, and that we need to do this until the day we retire, it can be refreshing and inspiring to hear the stories of those who are bucking what is considered “normal” and…

Hooping Tutorials: Breaks and Reversals

 Deanne Love of Hooplovers is here to teach us her chest hooping version of breaks and reversals, two related techniques that were introduced to the modern hooping world by Jonathan Baxter of the Hoop Path. A common question is what the difference is between breaks and reversals? Both involve stopping the hoop’s rotation and changing the direction of the hoop.…

Maddy Hoops: Oblivion

Just as there is an art to hooping, there’s an art to making a hooping video that stands out from the rest. Maddy Hoops, also known as Miss Tallulah, accomplishes just that as she serves up a tasty smorgasbord of clips artistically edited together to showcase both her wonderful hoop dance skills – and her video editing prowess. Maddy lives…

Hoop Fractal

Hoop Fractal, an interactive performance project engaging deep space, galactic rifts and harmonic patterns from Hoop Empire, was recently performed live by Bunny Hoop Star and Deanne Love of Hooplovers in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. And now Bunny says “The Fractal is Complete!” She’s talking about this video featuring the amazing work of Sid and Steve at Video Facility…