Meet the instructors

Rachel Conlisk, Founder of Spinsonic Circus has been teaching hula hooping since 2013, and teaching circus since 2016.  She specialises in circus style hula hooping, and has performed on TV and on stage across the UK with LED and multiple hula hoops. Experienced in a school setting, and in working with vulnerable groups and people with additional needs, Rachel takes circus to people who may have barriers accessing the gym or other forms of physical activity.

Laura Bee is a hula hooping, juggling, balancing, plate spinning whizz. Having worked with children for years, a career break resulted in a new career with the circus and she never looked back!

Laura’s encouragement and way with people means even the most reticent and nervous participants engage with and enjoy circus skills activities.

Pui, a.k.a.Miss Pui Pui is an incredible, daredevil circus performer.  Fearlessly dangling high in the air from aerial silks or aerial hoop, she performs with the circus and at events across the UK. A multi-talented powerhouse, Pui also performs with LED hula hoops, Pixel Poi, fire fans, fire hoop, and fire eating. Pui teaches hula hooping and aerial circus arts at Jewels Academy and Circus MASH.


Michela Hoops (Miky Re) of hoophoophoop has been teaching in Birmingham for several years. She teaches regular classes to all levels and enjoys creating a joyful and friendly environment for people to learn and practice hooping while having fun! She’s worked in the community and in corporate settings offering a wide range of hula hooping workshops. She’s performed at several hooping and circus events. Michela is a qualified dance and movement therapist (MA, ADMP UK) and has worked with people with different abilities, physical impairments and mental health issues. She runs fire spinning nights and hoop classes in Birmingham and organises Birmingham Hoop Fest.

Sarah Gregory is a hula hooping, juggling, spinning dragon! Her daring feats with burning torches are truly breathtaking! She also rocks a fire hoop and an LED hoop! Don’t try this at home!