Tag Archive for Melbourne

Behind the Back Isolations with Donna Sparx

DonnaSparx 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.

Hula Hooping at Elwood Beach with Coral Jade

Coral Jade hooping While the weather is warming up for those of us in the North, summer is winding down for hoopers down under. Coral Jade of CoralJadeCircus.com took to the beach to practice and perfect some of her favorite moves with single, double and triple hoops. It was filmed right before sunset at a spot named Elwood Beach in Melbourne. She lives in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and the soundtrack for this is “High” by Peking Duk, and you can download a copy of it for your own collection quite easily on iTunes.

Old Wind Chimes with Phoebe Carlson

Phoebe Carlson “There is one patch of forest still left in the Southern Hemisphere, it is protected by the magic of fallen Gods. They say that if you listen closely enough, entangled with the autumn breeze, you can still hear her thoughts whisper and echo across the dancing forest.” Thus begins this stunning short film starring Phoebe Carlson as a woodland nymph who is found hooping in various locations around the Dandenong Ranges of Australia. Directed and produced by Dimitri Zaik for A Dandelion Clock. Phoebe lives in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and the soundtrack is “Old Wind Chimes” by Dimitri Zaik, which you can download on iTunes.

5 Ways to Burn Calories with a Hula Hoop

Deanne Love hooping Deanne Love of HoopLovers is here to take your workout to the next level with this tutorial on 5 different ways to burn calories with a hula hoop. Hoopers of every skill level can take a little something from this too though, since it’s more about fitness than learning new tricks. Deanne uses basic on-body hoop dance moves that combine arm and leg movements to help melt the calories away and help you feel the burn. Deanne lives in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Hula Hoop Core Workout with Deanne Love

DeanneLove Are you ready to burn some calories and break a sweat looking fabulous while you do it? Deanne Love of Hooplovers is here with a Hoop Boot Camp Workout that’s great for any hooping skill level, so give it a spin. Our 2014 Hoopie Award winning Instructor of the Year focuses on Core Muscle Training here and says this was created, “So we can have a super hooper workout in between our dance and trick play.” Deanne lives in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Double Extension Twister with Deanne Love

Deanne Love We love it when something looks really flashy, but is pretty great for really any hooping level. Take this new twin hooping tutorial from Deanne Love of Hooplovers, for example. She’s here to teach us how to spin up a “Double Extension Twister” and our 2014 Hoopie Award winning Instructor of the Year brings her usual flair to help you make this spin even brighter this holiday season. Deanne lives in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.