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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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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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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

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Elbow Hooping Tutorial with Twins Alternating Arms

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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, which you can buy from my hoop shop Continue reading Elbow Hooping Tutorial with Twins Alternating Arms

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Escalator with fold and jump through by Fun Tricks

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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. Continue reading Escalator with fold and jump through by Fun Tricks

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Chest Body Roll and Turn by Gail O’Brien

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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 UK Hoop Gatherings (UK). She also performs and runs the annual Manchester Hoop Congress. Continue reading Chest Body Roll and Turn by Gail O’Brien

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Back Roll Hooping Tutorial – From Front Plane

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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 up which I will post a tutorial for soon. Here I’m using my ‘Forest Green’ 95cm diameter dance hoop from my hoop shop http://www.hulahoopsaustralia.com.au  Continue reading Back Roll Hooping Tutorial – From Front Plane