In this hula hoop tutorial, I explain how to do a continuous k roll which is also known as the continuous vertical chest roll. I love adding this hoop trick into my hoop dance flow because it adds a funky illusion that the hoop is rolling down my chest from my hands up above down to my receiving hand below.
This hula hoop trick makes a great way to create the illusion the hoop is spinning around your hand. It is a great hoop move to transition into on body hooping or off body hooping as you are able to move straight into vertical or horizontal plane. Continue reading Palm Spin Hula Hoop Tutorial
Today I opened up one of Deanne Love‘s aka Hooplovers love letters, which I get every week, they’re filled with hooping goodness! (sign up here). In her email came a link to a Hoop Jam video which took place back in 2008 way before I ever discovered Hooping. This video left me mesmerized and totally inspired, so I was eager to share it with you! Continue reading Hoop Jam Inspiration
Nothing is more important than a healthy sense of self-esteem and loving yourself. Throughout my hooping journey, I have found that I have gained a great deal of confidence in sharing hoop dance with others and complete strangers, the creative movement in hoop dance differs from hooper to hooper and it is vita that we find confidence and acceptance in our own hoop dance style, this in turn will allow us to let go of all inhibitions and just have a great time dancing in the hoop. In addition to this, I’d like to share with you a collection of the most inspiring and uplifting thoughts from the past 2400 years on getting to know yourself, raising your self-esteem and finding a self-love. Continue reading A Collection of Inspiring Self-Esteem and Self-Love Quotes
In this BEGINNERS Hoop Tutorial we will learn how to lift the hoop OFF the waist. We will learn how to bring the hoop from on the body to off the body. To begin, we need to be familiar with hand hooping up high, so we’ll learn how to maintain the hoop above our head in halo, lasso or cowgirl. Once we’ve got that we will learn to bring the hoop up from the front of our waist up to halo, lasso or cowgirl. Continue reading Lifting off the Waist – Front Pick Up from waist – Beginners Hooping Tutorials
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I bought my first 2 hoops from this shop and are super happy with the purchase! I have bought a couple more hoops since then but love my HoopsAlive hoops and use them all of the time! There was a shipping issue but it was sorted ASAP and all issues were resolved in a speedy and pleasant matter :)