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Baxter is back to bring that Southern “badass-ness” for another year of R2R! Workshop info to come! Baxter is one of the most well respected instructors on the scene. Bax’s early years practicing alone and blindfolded in his backyard in Carrboro, NC, gave rise to a broad range of highly nuanced technical insights, as well as a deep and real connection to the transformative potential the hoop’s playful form disguises. Since 2004, Baxter has been teaching people how to “hoop [...]
We are honored to be hosting Anah ‘Hoopalicous’ Reichenbach, the mother of the hoop movement, who has inspired our entire community. Anah Reichenbach, a.k.a. Hoopalicious™, has been credited as being the founder of the modern art of Hoop Dance, and is a pioneer in the Hooping movement. Over the past 15 years, Anah has traveled the world teaching and performing both live and in commercials for the likes of Cirque du Soleil, Sobe, Nike, Warner Bros, Nickelodeon, Sting, Justin Timberlake, [...]
We are honored to host Shakti Sunfire this year. She will be presenting a workshop at Return to Roots. Laura Blakeman a.k.a. Shakti Sunfire is a leader of the world-wide hoop dance movement and a dedicated student of life. She draws on her own diverse life experience and her endless participation in community, to encourage and mentor unfettered self-expression. Her message is one of radical self acceptance. Shakti teaches dance workshops and performs internationally. She is currently featured in 2 published [...]
Brecken is back for another round on her home turf! Workshop info to come! Brecken Rivara, an original East-coaster, has been hooping for just over 6 years and has yet to subside in her development as an artist, teacher and super cool lady in the hoop world. Currently located in Oakland, California, she’s followed the road untraveled in her progress, having intrigued many an onlooker with a style most commonly referred to as “drunken master,” –a sensibility she’d more specifically [...]