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. She worked closely with Ms. Tomei in designing the hooping curriculum taught on the series.
As a consistent leader in the hoop community, Anah created the acclaimed Hoop Revolution Teacher Training Program and the first DVD of the highly anticipated series, "Hoop Revolution's Core Foundation." She has also won Hooping.org’s 2009 Online Video of the Year and 2010 Instructor of the Year awards.
Anah's commitment to the bigger picture has also extended to her developing and selling the first 100% recycled Hoop. The Original EcoHoop is a great gift to the environment and the hoop dance movement. All retreat attendees will receive an EcoHoop. Learn more about it here.
When Anah returns to her native Los Angles from traveling the world spreading the hoop love, she can be found treking into various hard to reach, natural locatons to soak in hot springs, cuddling with her dog, laughing with friends or spending quiet time with a cup of tea and her journal.
Anah is also an avid lover of horses and brings her deep understanding of the body, discipline and intuitive focus to training horses and riders.
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!!!