Hoop Dance Workshop at Shanti Yoga

The new year is upon us, and we are very excited to be hosting a brand new workshop at the Shanti Yoga Center in St. Cloud, MN coming up on Sunday, January 23, 2022 from 3:00-4:00 PM. Our workshop will focus on the fundamentals of hoop dance. You will learn a short series of hoopContinue reading “Hoop Dance Workshop at Shanti Yoga”

May Day Parade

We’re so pumped about spring and everything that comes along with it – especially the annual May Day parade hosted by Heart of the Beast Theater in the Powderhorn neighborhood of South Minneapolis. I was able to join in on the fun with the fabulous Hoop Twin Cities crew and was pumped to reconnect with old hoop friendsContinue reading “May Day Parade”

January 30/30 – Week 4

This week of hooping has been the best by far, considering Kayla, Nikki and Amy visited me in Arizona for a vacation. We brought hoops nearly everywhere we went, and squeezed in as much fun as humanly possible. There’s nothing better than quality time with my hoop sisters. They left me filled with joy andContinue reading “January 30/30 – Week 4”

Grand Old Days Hooping Performance

We’ve always been fans of Grand Old Days in St. Paul, MN. It’s an annual celebration that includes an awesome area and community. Needless to say, we were really excited when we were asked by Growler Magazine to perform our hoop dance at their Grand Old Beer Bash and Bazaar, featuring music by The Current. In addition to usContinue reading “Grand Old Days Hooping Performance”

Spring 2016 Hoop Dance Classes

Last week we ended another great hoop dance class chock-full of our favorite tricks. The five week session focused on introducing new tricks, and learning how to transition each move into a seamless hoop dance flow. We worked with a lot of off body hooping combinations including  isolations, breaks, and our class favorite, super highContinue reading “Spring 2016 Hoop Dance Classes”

Hoop Dance Workshop with Hoopalicious

Nikki and I had the awesome opportunity to attend “Romancing the Hoop” a workshop with the amazingly talented Anah Reichenbach (AKA Hoopalicious) last weekend. From the get-go, Anah helped us explore our connection with the hoop and touched on different ways to interact with our hoop on and off body. It was a great opportunity toContinue reading “Hoop Dance Workshop with Hoopalicious”

Hoop Transfer to Arizona

The Twistin Vixens have gone national! As of February, 2016 I have officially moved my whole life and a hefty pile of hoops from St. Cloud, Minnesota to Scottsdale, Arizona. After a year of toying with the idea, my husband received a job offer in Phoenix, and we made the decision to go for it! As excited as I amContinue reading “Hoop Transfer to Arizona”

Twistin Vixens Hooping Demo

After 5+ years of self-shot and self-edited hoop dance videos we are excited to debut our first official demo featuring all four Vixens. In it we perform our favorite choreographed piece “BOOTY SWING.” Music by Parov Stelar. Twistin Vixens are comprised of Colleen Hurley, Nikki DeMars, Kayla Helm and Amy Imdieke. We offer hoop dance performances and lessons in MinnesotaContinue reading “Twistin Vixens Hooping Demo”