The change of seasons are so refreshing, after a long summer, its nice to feel the brisk fresh air of Autumn. I love the smell of fires being lit as you walk the streets, cold ears and noses, scarves and gloves. As it gets colder outside, if you’re a hooper who loves to hula hoop outdoors, you might be finding yourself wondering, “Where in the hell am I supposed to hoop now?” Continue reading Cold Weather Hula Hooping
Keep in mind what your feet are doing during your hoop dance practice. Point those toes for purpose and lengthen your line. It’s a lot of the finishing touches that change the way you hoop dance!
Warming up and cooling down are an essential part of any of your hula hoop practice, especially in the colder months of the year. Sarah Jordan shows us how to stretch using your hula hoop. Continue reading Hula Hoop Tip: Stretching with Your Hula Hoop
Shakti Sunfire teaches how to do “One-Handed Floats” in this tutorial recorded at Hoopcamp 2012. This is a handy tutorial for those who are struggling with ‘floating’. Shakti gives handy advise and also gives out some trouble shooting tips at the end. I have to add, Shakti’s outfit is just gorgeous in this video! Continue reading Hula Hoop Dance Tutorial: One Handed Floats with Shakti Sunfire
Ever thought your clothes may be effecting the outcome of your hoop dance / hula hoop dancing ability? The material best for hula hooping clothes are natural fibers that are close to the skin are great! Shirts and pants that are synthetic may slip and very large clothing can slow the hoop down. Continue reading Hula Hoop Tip: Hula Hooping Clothes – What’s Best
Hooping in both directions can provide benefits to your body. In order to maintain a healthy balance physically, it is important to work both sides of your body. Continue reading Hoop Tip: Hooping in Both Directions
HOOP TIP: The movement for Hip Hooping is quick, tiny circles. To prep, hold your hoop at hip level and imagine it’s a dartboard. Trace the bullseye to get a sense of the movement before beginning! Continue reading Hula Hoop Tip – Movement