March Instructor of the Month: Gail O’Brien

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She lives in Belfast, Ireland, UK and is the owner and founder of Hoopspin. Recently a winner of a Hoopie for the Instructor of the Year  for 2015 from Hooping.org, Gail O’Brien continues to awe and amaze us to say the least. Gail is a dynamic and technical contemporary hoop dancer and a renowned hoop teacher based in the UK. Gail has taught extensively in the last 4 years at events including Sacred Circularities, HoopCamp, Spin Summit, SWHoop, European Juggling ConventionBrighton Flow Fest and UK Hoop Gatherings (UK). She also performs and runs the annual Manchester Hoop Congress, now in its fourth year, which brings together the best of UK and international hoop talent to teach and perform.

Her unique and adaptable performance style with hoop, fire hoop and LED/glow hoop has seen her perform internationally at cabarets, conventions, festivals and corporate events. Gail has just completed a year’s circus training at Belfast Circus School where she has created a stunning new act fusing hoop manipulation, dance, acrobatics, and building on skills developed during the Circus in Performance course at GreenTop Circus School in 2011. In addition to rolling with the small circle, be on the lookout for her Roue Cyr Wheel.

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She will mostly be traveling Europe and Asia this year.  You can see check her out at these upcoming events:

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