Tag: Short Films

The Hooping Blob by Beth Anne Reed


http://vimeo.com/110672775 Who would have thought that a little blue blob would have such seriously awesome hoop skills! Incredibly creative and fun, this great claymation short film was made by Beth Anne Reed, a hoop instructor with BA Hoops. Her blue blob shows us how it's done as it expertly hoops on the waist, the hands…

Rede with Bárbara Francesquine

Bárbara Francesquine hooping Are you ready for something different? Rede (meaning network in English) is the result of a 3-hour workshop with students from what they call the “Streets” and Squares” group of Ruas e Praças, a Brazilian charity. Their objective: explore relations between two universal artistic languages, film and dance. Bárbara Francesquine joins forces with Fabio Myller, Tayna Gomes, Wenny Mirelle, and Pedro Gomes to spin up something stunning and other worldly. The way Bárbara and Fabio connect with the hoop together is simply lovely! The film instructor and editor is Alexandre Salomão. Bárbara lives in São Paulo, Brazil, and the soundtrack used for this is called “Third Time” by Jingle Punks.

Circular Awakenings: Hoop Dance and our Higher Self

Circular Awakenings

https://vimeo.com/93578087 "Circular Awakenings" by The Independents is a mini-documentary exploring the sacred connection between hoop dance and the ancient tradition of spinners & meditators. Filmed at the Sacred Circularities gathering in Bali, Indonesia, Erick Joseph and others discovered there was much more depth and tradition to our rapidly expanding hooping movement than they imagined. Featuring…

F L O W with Michy

Michell Mauricio-Deleva Hooping

http://vimeo.com/85390931 Michell Mauricio-Deleva, otherwise known as "Michy", gives us a peek into her hoop world with this video entitled "Flow". It was filmed and edited by Vante' Orr Visuals who describe this little documentary short of a sort as "a creative visual insight into the Art of Hula Hooping".  Michy's smiling face reveals her love…

Katerina: A Hula Hoop Tale of Human Trafficking

Katerina FEAT

"Katerina" is a powerful short film from director Anya Krasnikova that not only raises awareness of the nightmare that is human trafficking, it quite surprisingly uses the hula hoop to help tell the story. Starring hula hoop artist Helen Orford, Katerina was an award winner by Unchosen, an anti-trafficking charity that organizes film campaigns to…

Hoopwonderland with Kristin Lahoop

Hoopwonderland with Kristin Lahoop

http://youtu.be/dm-HwgDtgi4 Those who are prone to seizures are the only ones who should skip this trip to Hoopwonderland with Kristin Lahoop. She's spun up a totally amazing winner of a hooping video that was made in collaboration with ChickenChris. She says, "One year ago ChickenChris told me about his video idea. He asked for an…

Hooping is Contagious

Krista Dodsworth FEAT

Krista Dodsworth of Ethereal Hoops is passionate about hooping and passionate about sharing it with others, including her family and the neighborhood. In this documentary short film Krista not only talks about the joy and flow and meditative nature of hooping, but she shows the complex illusions that can come from quiet simple tricks. Warning: hooping is contagious!…

Etereas with Tiana Zoumer and Brecken Rivara


https://vimeo.com/76566050 A hula hoop floats in a stunning location in México City and as it moves, a hoop dancer appears. Every movement they make creates lines, impressive shapes and lights that float in the space as if being drawn to gradually create an impressive sculpture in movement. That is the premise behind "Etereas" by The…