"What she's calling the cross isolation turn is more commonly referred to as an isolation barrel roll. I find it's easier when you put your hands together rather than have them on opposite sides of the hoop."
"stretching and practice, practice, practice! it really takes some getting used to! also, I don't know any name for this move.. I recently watched a tutorial where someone was calling it a "spintrickthingy" or something. lol.…"
"pointing my elbows towards my ribcage sounded really weird at first, but then I actually tried it and it helped quite a bit. I still can't keep my hoop perfectly level, but the awkward straining is reduced."
"I'm probably skipping some of the flaming lips since I saw them this summer and I'm hearing wonderful things about Amon Tobin's light show. Saturday is full of hard decisions in scheduling.
Also, it's a good 5 to 10…"
"I understand exactly what you're talking about. its not your back that you have to bend to do this move. i was like half bent over doing it but it was painful. its mostly about where you move your arms. like turn with the hoop behind you and…"
I''ve been trying to get this down for a while now. I wasn't sure what to call it until so I was unsuccessful in searching the forums for it. But then I found this video. She calls it a cross isolation turn, which I had never heard before (is there another name for it?) I get the concept of the move. And I'm so close to doing it, just not quite there. In the video and everywhere else I've seen it done, it looks like the person doesn't have to bend backwards at all when the hoop is behind…See More
"I went last year and am going this year too. Super pumped. Still don't have a ride. But I'll definitely get there somehow. The Beats Antique show is definitely high on my list. Moogfest is sick, if you have the…"
"Well, I don't know where the hooping communities are. But Boone and Asheville are both wonderful towns for camping and outdoors stuff. I like Boone more (because I live here) and the town itself doesn't have the overwhelming…"
"Iknow this is a very late response to this post, but I just wanted to remark on how similar my own story is to this. I'm not much older than you, but I've struggled in much the same way you have. SI was a huge part of my life for…"