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Continuous K Roll Hula Hooping Tutorial

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In this hula hoop tutorial, I explain how to do a continuous k roll which is also known as the continuous vertical chest roll. I love adding this hoop trick into my hoop dance flow because it adds a funky illusion that the hoop is rolling down my chest from my hands up above down to my receiving hand below.

You will find that the K Roll will help you practice your eye hand coordination plus give you a great arm workout! I have seen the k roll combined with hoop folds which looks incredible! Continue reading Continuous K Roll Hula Hooping Tutorial

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Palm Spin Hula Hoop Tutorial

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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.  Continue reading Palm Spin Hula Hoop Tutorial

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Standard and Reverse Escalator by Emma Kenna from Hooping Mad

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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! Continue reading Standard and Reverse Escalator by Emma Kenna from Hooping Mad

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5 Tips to improve your Breaks and Paddles

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In this hoop tutorial, Ann Humphreys breaks down each movement that incorporates breaks and paddles. Ann recommends when starting to learn breaks and paddles, that you start paddling at the waist. Continue reading 5 Tips to improve your Breaks and Paddles

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Hoop Jam Inspiration

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Today I opened up one of Deanne Love‘s aka Hooplovers love letters, which I get every week, they’re filled with hooping goodness! (sign up here). In her email came a link to a Hoop Jam video which took place back in 2008 way before I ever discovered Hooping. This video left me mesmerized and totally inspired, so I was eager to share it with you! Continue reading Hoop Jam Inspiration

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Lifting off the Waist – Back Pick Up from waist – Beginners Hooping Tutorials

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In this Beginners Hoop Tutorial, we will learn how to bring the hoop from on the body to off the body. We’ll learn how to bring the hoop up from the back of our waist up into halo, lasso or cowgirl. Continue reading Lifting off the Waist – Back Pick Up from waist – Beginners Hooping Tutorials

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Hooping in the Wind with Audrey Scherer

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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. Continue reading Hooping in the Wind with Audrey Scherer

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Hoopy Happenings 2014 – Its a Wrap!

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I’m incredibly fortunate to have participated at this years Hoopy Happenings Event at Heathcote over the weekend – A workshop filled hooping event and jam packed, full of fun and good times set in the beautiful tranquil bush at Heathcoate Scout Camp. Continue reading Hoopy Happenings 2014 – Its a Wrap!

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A Collection of Inspiring Self-Esteem and Self-Love Quotes

Nothing is more important than a healthy sense of self-esteem and loving yourself. Throughout my hooping journey, I have found that I have gained a great deal of confidence in sharing hoop dance with others and complete strangers, the creative movement in hoop dance differs from hooper to hooper and it is vita that we find confidence and acceptance in our own hoop dance style, this in turn will allow us to let go of all inhibitions and just have a great time dancing in the hoop. In addition to this, I’d like to share with you a collection of the most inspiring and uplifting thoughts from the past 2400 years on getting to know yourself, raising your self-esteem and finding a self-love. Continue reading A Collection of Inspiring Self-Esteem and Self-Love Quotes

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Lifting off the Waist – Front Pick Up from waist – Beginners Hooping Tutorials

In this BEGINNERS Hoop Tutorial we will learn how to lift the hoop OFF the waist.
We will learn how to bring the hoop from on the body to off the body. To begin, we need to be familiar with hand hooping up high, so we’ll learn how to maintain the hoop above our head in halo, lasso or cowgirl. Once we’ve got that we will learn to bring the hoop up from the front of our waist up to halo, lasso or cowgirl. Continue reading Lifting off the Waist – Front Pick Up from waist – Beginners Hooping Tutorials