Trailblazer, creator & master in movement, Rebecca Halls (B.F.A. Dance Concordia 2009), is a Canadian professional dancer, choreographer, yoga teacher, and hula hoop artist based in Los Angeles, California. She travels the globe to teach, speak and perform.
Rebecca and filmmaker Marites Carino, were commissioned by EMPAC Dance Movies to create the dance for camera short “HOOP”, which has been featured internationally at Film Festivals across the U.S., Canada and Europe. As a choreographer, Rebecca was the first in Montreal to integrate hula hoops into a contemporary dance piece, Pi.r.squared, (2007) at Espace Tangente who commissioned her to return from Europe to perform her solo “Spin”(2012) at Place des Arts in Montreal.
Curiosity, creativity, courage and a strong work ethic, have enabled Rebecca to break new ground continuously. She founded the annual HOOPURBIA dance festival and education platform (2012-2014 Berlin and Prague), invented the first Laser Hula Hoop. She works in collaboration with DJ’s, video artists, and choreographers to create, direct and perform artistic videos and events in Iceland, Great Britain, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas.
When overcoming injuries, Rebecca became certified in GYROTONIC® which enables her to support others healing. This work led her into inquiry in Nutrition and Meditation to enhance her healing and support of her students and clients.