Anah Reichenbach aka Hoopalicious - Hoop Dance Innovator, Teacher and Inspirer
Anah 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, Fergie, The MTV Video Music Awards, Coke, America’s Got Talent and K-Swiss. The Hoop Revolution® Curriculum that she developed has been the foundation of most other well-known Hoop Dance curriculums. She is also the star of the feature length documentary “The Hooping Life.” Anah has been featured in many popular publications including The Los Angeles Times, Vanity Fair and Dance Spirit magazine.
In addition to starting this underground dance and culture movement, Anah’s work with celebrities has helped to bring this movement to the mainstream. Most recently, Anah starred in “HoopBody,” a series of hooping fitness DVDs produced by Gaiam® featuring well-known actress Marisa Tomei.
It's not often that you get to meet someone who, through living fully in the joy of her spirit, inspired a worldwide movement that has positively impacted tens of thousands of people all over the world, with numbers increasing every day. This is the essence of soul embodiment. Not only are we blessed to have Anah's incredible talent and knowledge as a hoopdance teacher, we are also blessed to sit with her soul centered wisdom, radiant personality and hilarious sense of humor.
She is truly a joy, full of fun and probably one of the greatest dancers you will ever see. This lady can MOVE!!!