Here are 10 amazing hula hoopers you might never have heard of! It’s time to get inspired and find some new hoopers to follow.
1. Buket Rin – Sweden
Based in Sweden, Buket Rin is a hooper that performs fire, hat manipulation, and other LED shows! Her incredible multi-hoop moves were showcased globally after the release of a beautiful video made in Turkey at TADAH Artist Habitat.
Find her on Facebook and Instagram.
Photo credit: Nick Woolsey
2. The Horror Harlequin Hoop Honorarios – Australia
What a name! This incredibly-dressed hoop troupe roves around festivals and events, and are an “ALL INCLUSIVE hoop troupe.” They’re a bunch of artists spreading the hoop dream and challenging patriarchal gender boundaries through performance and costume. “We’re out to INSPIRE and dream BIG.” Check them out on Facebook and Instagram.
3. Shavaun Hairston – USA
Also known as Nubian Nomad, this fiery superstar and Moodhoops-sponsored hooper is the Co-Director of Pyroxotic and a “Boss Babe.” She shines in her role onstage and is a gentle, kind person to meet and get to know. She often performs with others in a troupe and glows with sass!
Check out her amazingness on Facebook and Instagram.
Photo credit: Leroy Armstead
4. Sydney Elizabeth – Canada
Sydney is generous in the content she shares about her life and is supportive of other hoopers around the globe. She was selected for and performed with the Electric Forest Hoop Troupe, has trained multiple skills including static trapeze, and performs regularly across different events. She manages Spin Skeety and has the coolest photos on Facebook and Instagram.
5. Ashley Duvall – USA
Ashley has been hooping since 2010, and regularly posts tutorials to share her hoop knowledge. A prolific poster on Instagram where she often shares flow videos, she’s sponsored by Raye Of Rainn. Try out her double hoop chest roll/neck toss tutorial and explore more on her Facebook and Instagram.
6. Lorene Clement aka Shamay Spankdahoop – France
Founder and Director of Hanabi Circus and a bellydance fusion performer and teacher, Lorene, also known by her stage name Shamay, is an incredible artist who takes costuming and makeup next level. With spell-binding movement and a huge range of skill, check this hooper out!
You’ll love her Facebook page and Instagram.
7. Jennifer Dennehy – USA
If you’re up for some incredible flow inspiration, you’ve got to check out Jennifer Dennehy. She moves fluidly with a hula hoop with a deep focus on dance. Teaching loads of classes to both adults, children, and those with special needs, Jennifer is considered a rockstar in her local community! See the amazing snap of her below by Matt Mead then stalk her for inspiration to dance on Facebook and Instagram!
8. Madison McBurney – USA
Madison shares awesome tutorials every week, and is a certified yoga instructor too. She founded Mad About Hoops and is currently volunteering in Costa Rica running hoop workshops with kids. She says of this photo, “That moment when you forget you’re volunteering to help change lives, because it’s changing yours.”
Find her on Facebook and Instagram.
9. Yael Di – Israel
This rockstar hooper performs across Tel Aviv in some of the coolest costumes we’ve seen in a long time! She loves Harry Potter and is sponsored by HulaHoopMazi.com. Check out the stunning shot of her performing below! For more where that came from look her up on Facebook or Instagram.
10. The Fiery Pixies – South Africa
This husband-and-wife duo are some of the sweetest people you’ll ever meet! With a range of skills from clowning, hooping, and partner acro, their performance will blow you away. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out their incredible video debut Moonlight, which clocked nearly 90,000 views! Then, find them on Facebook to experience their travels, teaching and total creativity.
Do you know of any other rockstar hoopers the world should know about?
Please share below in the comments!