Tag: Performance

Hooping Performance Stage Fright Solutions

Hooping Performance

Hooping Performance Stage Fright Solutions. Harlow Lestrange has tips for spinning through fear via character creation and making your nerves work for you!

I’ve had so many people assume that I don’t get stage fright after they’ve seen me on stage. They tell me how brave I am and how they would like to be so brave as well. First of all, the majority of performers I have known have had a degree of anxiety before a show, whether it be

Performance Hooping and Catering to Your Audience

Hoop Performance

by Megan Smith (Sati Flow) As hoop performers and those who may want to be someday, many assume that our opportunities for performing lie mostly in the realms of nightclubs and bars. While these venues definitely may very well make it into our schedules, it’s important to realize that prospective clients are everywhere. It is…

Exploring Hooping Choreography

Exploring Hooping Choreography FEAT

by Megan Smith (Sati Flow) Let’s face it - when it comes to performing, there are countless questions that can cause any performer anxiety: How big is the stage? What is the theme of the show? Who am I performing with? Who am I performing for? Why don’t I have a single thing to wear???…

David Piedra

David Piedra

http://youtu.be/ZAJqnUMWUlE Prepare to be amazed, because you won't believe your eyes! David Piedra, a hand balancing and hula hoop artist who has been performing as a circus entertainer all over the world, totally dazzles us with his mad hoop skills and acrobatics. Spinning up single, double and multiple hoops, often while standing on his hands,…

Performance Anxiety

Performance Anx FEAT

by Matthias Elliott I started hooping because it didn't matter. It was an activity that seemed to have no value or point. As a result, I didn’t have to think about how well I did or who was watching, because, “C’mon! It’s a kids toy!!!” Shortly after my first Hoop Path Retreat, however, my grandmother…

Ask Hoopalicious: Handling Handsy Hoop Fans

[Hoopalicious helps hoop performers smartly handle unwanted advances.] Dear Hoopalicious, How do you handle handsy attendees at whatever concert/rave/festival you're performing at without 'making a scene' or disrupting the show? Just to clarify, I think the fact I have to ask this question is bullshit, I should be allowed to scream PISS OFF to guys…

Ask Hoopalicious: How Do I Become a Performer?

Dear Hoopalicious, How did you get your first paid performance? Did you seek it out, someone approached you, etc? ~Braelyn Z Hi Braelyn! This is a great question! I don’t actually remember my VERY first paid performance gig. When I first started hooping I was mostly selling hoops and teaching others how to hoop, but…

GroovinMeGzz Performs at Hoopcamp

GroovinMeGzz of The Hooping Body performs in the Hooper's Showcase at Hoopcamp 2011, held at the Pema Osel Ling retreat center in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California. She lives in Portland, Oregon, USA.

Riot Performs

Riot of Riot Hooping performs at "A Meeting at the Crossroads", held at the Sentient Bean in her hometown of Savannah, Georgia, USA.