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The Leg Fold with Yanna Lockwood

Leg Fold Yanna Lockwood makes her Hooping.org debut with her brand new tutorial for a move she likes to call “The Leg Fold”. This trick utilizes an around the body pass as well as the helicopter and folding which when combined sure looks super fancy! “This move works best with small hoops,” Yanna explains, but you’re welcome to give it a spin with a hoop of any size. She lives in Seattle, Washington, USA, and the soundtrack used for this is the “Younger (Kygo Remix)” from Seinabo Sey and it can be purchased for your own hoop jam over on iTunes.

Hoop Tosses for Beginners with Katherine Aurora Callahan

Katherine Aurora Callahan hooping Let’s get saucy with our hoops and learn four hoop toss moves with Katherine Aurora Callahan of The Hoopy Family. This tutorial, designed for beginners, is also part of her “Dancing with Public Art Video Series” and the piece behind her is by SKIE, but don’t get distracted by the awesomely colorful artwork and learn some tosses that are fun, relatively easy and really add some wow to your hooping. You’ll be nailing them in no time! Katherine lives in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, and the soundtrack for this is “Living Proof” by Cat Power and you find your copy on iTunes.

Hoop Folding For Beginners with Katherine Aurora Callahan

Hoopy Katherine Aurora Callahan of The Hoopy Family is here with a new tutorial to teach us all a beginner move known as “Folding” and some variations on it. She says, “You don’t even have to be able to spin the hoop around your waist in order to learn it. Hoop folding is a basic hoop dance technique, a great way to get started dancing with the hoop off your body. Works with any size hoop.” Katherine lives in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, and the soundtracks for this are “Rainbow” by G. Love & Jack Johnson (on iTunes) and “In The Summertime” by Mungo Jerry (on iTunes).

The Leg Sweeping Wedgie with Merrily Spins

Merrily Spins Hooping Merrily Spins, otherwise known as Mari Cunningham, is having a birthday today and she came up with a variation on a typical wedgie move a couple years ago that she calls the Leg Sweeping Wedgie and she’s finally sharing how to do it with hoopers everywhere! Yay! This move consists of hooping on one leg then transitioning into, you guessed it, a wedgie. She compares the motion in this to the way the hoop comes out from your body as you’re doing a weave, except you’re using your leg instead. Happy Birthday Mari! She lives in Bella Vista, Arkansas, USA.

Hand Spins with Louisa Hula

Louisa Hula

In this tutorial Louisa Hula walks us through several hand spin variations that you won’t want to miss. She demonstrates each trick with close up shots and written instructions too and even teaches the move in both directions. She covers…

The Wedgie Pick Up with Jo Mondy

The Wedgie Pick Up

Jo Mondy of Live Love Hoop is here to teach us a move that she calls “The Wedgie Pick Up.” She says that it’s “an intermediate/advanced move to pick up the hoop from the ground in a super awesome wedgie…

The Infinity Toss

Tiana Zoumer

Tiana Zoumer is here to teach us the Infinity Toss, one of her signature moves that she developed through a deep determination to comfortably let go of her hoop…over and over again! She says, “Tosses are a beautiful way to practice…