Hoop Dream 2016 Highlights
Bali Was A Dream!
In 2016, 25 dreamers from 15 different countries around the world traveled to beautiful Bali to learn from four world-class hoop dance instructors in a tropical paradise. Set in a private villa, the Hoop Dream Retreat experience was designed to provide a safe, playful and supportive environment for hoopers to travel to paradise, experience our dream-like life, and deepen their hoop dance practice with world-class Hoop instructors.
Bali Instructors 2016
Deanne Love of Hooplovers
Deanne Love has launched a global revolution inside the hula hoop. Hoopers around the planet tune in daily to learn from Deanne’s fresh and passionately positive style of hoop dance instruction. The one time primary school teacher and creative founder of Hooplovers.tv shares high energy live and online classes, workshops and hoop teacher education. She currently supports 150 Hoop Love Coaches around the world to build their own hoop businesses and community and shares weekly hoop dance tutorials with millions of viewers via YouTube. Strong in the art of streamlined instruction and intuitive facilitation, Deanne turns up the volume on the “feel-good-factor” as a focus of success for all level of hooper. She shares hoop dance as a delicious hot pot of tricks, transitions and technique. Harnessing both the flavours of individual style and collective energy, Deanne supports group diversity and the exploration of unique hoop stardom in all of her facilitation.
Morgan of Hooptown Hotties
Morgan (Miss Mo’Jangles) is a Los Angeles-based hooper and co-founder of the Hooptown Hotties. While performing with LA dance crew R.A.I.D. in 2012 Morgan saw a hoop dancer for the first time and realized she had found her calling. She turned her attention to hooping both through practice and performance and through her filmmaking. She began to perform in Las Vegas and LA and co-founded the Hooptown Hotties, who have been nominated for a Best Performance Troupe of the Year Hoopie two years running. Morgan has performed in music videos for Pharrell Williams, Calvin Harris, Vintage Trouble, Galantis and Bakermat and has made appearances in TV shows The Mindy Project & Workaholics. Morgan is known for her sexy, playful sequences and polished technique. She loves bringing together her passion for hooping and filmmaking, creating videos for Hooptown Hotties, SpinFX, Sacred Circularities, & Superhooper and she enjoys teaching others how to express their personality through hoop flow!
Emma Kenna of Hooping Mad
Emma discovered hooping in 2007 while she doing her PhD. She hung up her lab coat in 2010 and took the leap into full time hooping. She has never looked back! Emma is a hugely experienced teacher and is known internationally as a master of wedgies and twin hoops. A key player in the growth of the outstanding Bristol Hoop community, Emma has since had the opportunity to learn from and play with some of the world’s leading hoopers during her travels around the world. Emma’s combination of high technical expertise, extensive teaching experience, enthusiasm for sharing and love of laughter make her the perfect addition to the Hoop Dream Retreat teaching team. Emma will be running TWEEK (Twins Week Intensive with Emma Kenna) the week following the Hoop Dream Retreat. We’d love to see some Dreamers joining us at TWEEK! Learn more: http://tweek.hoopingmad.co.uk
Mishie Hoops of The Hula Hoop Institute
Mishie is Head Play Professional at The Hula Hoop Institute, global educator of hoop dance and sharer of joy! Mishie discovered her inner child and passion for hula hooping while working with one of Australia’s top multinational companies. Nursing a broken heart, she escaped the corporate world to chase her hoop dreams to Bali. Leaving behind her suit, heels and 9-to-6 lifestyle, the corporate hippy now teaches hoop dance around South East Asia, brings community together in exotic locations and shares beginner hoop tutorials online. Mishie is responsible for creating all the hula hooping hype in Malaysia and is key in gathering the Ubud flow arts community in Bali, Indonesia. She has trained with some of the world’s top hoopers across Australia, Indonesia and Europe. She is one half of the Dream Team, and is obsessed with creating a beautiful hoop dream come true for you!