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Palm Spin Hula Hoop Tutorial

This hula hoop trick makes a great way to create the illusion the hoop is spinning around your hand. It is a great hoop move to transition into on body hooping or off body hooping as you are able to move straight into vertical or horizontal plane. I recommend practicing in balancing the hoop on […]

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Standard and Reverse Escalator by Emma Kenna from Hooping Mad

Great tutorial on Reverse Escalator by Emma Kenna from Hooping Mad. Ever wondered what to do once you attempt and master your Escalator move? Emma gives us a great tutorial on Reversing it back down as another way other than just bringing it up into Cowgirl. Have Fun!

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Hooping in the Wind with Audrey Scherer

Audrey Scherer chats to us from the Siesta Beach Drum Circle in Sarasota about hooping in windy conditions. Audrey runs hoopingLIVE – Mondays at 9pm USA Eastern time. HoopingLIVE is all about Hoop teaching, dancing, creating, & loving.

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Elbow Hooping Tutorial with Twins Alternating Arms Hula Hoop Trick

Elbow hooping and Elbow Twin Hooping can be pretty tricky as the distance between our elbows and shoulders is short which leaves little room for error. With enough patience and practice, This Elbow Twin Hooping move can become a fun way to mix up your hoop dance practice. I’m using 85cm ultra light PolyPro Hoop, […]

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Escalator with fold and jump through by Fun Tricks

There are all sorts of escalator moves in hooping which all look incredible and magical. The escalator can be done one-legged, with both legs on the floor, escalator up and also in reverse. Once you learn this move, its quite hard not to keep mixing it into your daily practice hooping sessions.

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Chest Body Roll and Turn by Gail O’Brien

OK I must say that I just LOVE this move, it creates such a stunning sense of magic. Gail O’Brien or HoopSpin is an extraordinary hooper who teaches hoop dance in the UK. Gail has taught at many hoop events including Sacred Circularities, HoopCamp, Spin Summit, SWHoop, HoopCamp, European Juggling Convention, Brighton Flow Fest and […]

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Back Roll Hooping Tutorial – From Front Plane

Body rolls can be challenging to learn, it took me loads of practice and patience in perfecting. In this hooping tutorial I demonstrate and give you some pointers on how to do the Back Roll from front plane, the Back Roll can also be done from the back plane rolling the hoop with your palms […]

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Taping Hula Hoops – Tips in Hoop Taping

I remember my first attempt at making a dance hoop and taping hula hoops, not only was the hula hoop wonky and eventually fell apart but the tape decorating was atrocious! I started out thinking ‘Hey this should be easy’ until I soon realised 2 minutes in that I needed more practice – and really […]

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Vertical Pop In Hoop Tutorial

This Vertical Hooping Tutorial focuses on how to pop in to the hoop and roll it across your back as you’ve placed it onto your chest. This move is so effective when moving into from a weave or just vertical hand hooping. In this move we place the hoop onto our chest whilst leaning forward […]