Hooping

Hooping Weight Loss Journey

Interview by Shandi Clouse Alex Alvarado, a 24-year-old from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and a waiter in the Sands Casino, has been one of the up and coming male flow artists in the community lately. You can find Alex hosting live hoop sessions in ICC, generally jamming out, and inspiring others with his love of hoop dance.…

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Finding Your Next Hoop Outfit

Estimated Reading Time: 7 MinutesThis article contains the best fabrics to use, fabrics to avoid, and community approved stores.  Behind the Scenes with Aveda™ – Adidas by Stella McCartney: Mainstream on Flickr Skin-to-skin contact with the hula hoop (or any prop!) is preferred, but finding the right clothes to wear while dancing is still important.…

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The Beginner’s Hoop Curriculum

An online workshop by The Rotisserie Chick Note: Some of the tutorials are pretty long, so don’t watch them all at once unless you’ve got a ton of free time on your hands. It’s better to view them in group order, then focus on practicing what you watched that day. When you feel comfortable, work…

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Fire Hooping: Prop Options

Fire Gypsy Hooping

Fire Hoop Options Getting started with fire spinning is exciting. A new adventure waiting to be undertaken. However, knowing which prop is right for you requires some guesswork and research. To save you time we explored some choices and brought together  information to help you know everything you need make a decision. Synergy Cadencia Photography The…

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Health Benefits of Hula Hooping

What is it that is so special about the hula hoop? It has many health benefits. Studies show that a program of regular, vigorous exercise is one of the most effective ways to increase your sense of well-being and reduce anxiety. The truth is that exercise is a key part of our mental health, not…

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Tutorials for doubles

Infinite Circles Member Aurora Lee sent out a call for assistance. Getting our attention in the best way possible, by making a video.   In the video she was open about her lack of knowledge and practice, and the result was something that had raw honesty and vulnerability.This of course got the communities attention and…

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6 Stretches For Hoop Sessions

Before beginning any dance session it is important to limber up. Copyright @ Sony Pictures Entertainment Company Edits by BubiMandril Avoiding stretches can hurt your body and leave your style cramped. Often what stands in the way of learning a move, or breaking into the flow state is a lack of warm up. Since you may…

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Leg Hooping

Painted Legs

Leg Hooping Guide ​Body hooping of any kind takes serious dedication. You will probably not learn how to leg hoop in a day, but if you are determined it is one of the most satisfying and impressive tricks to know.  It will open your body to new movements and expand the style of your hoop…

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Hoop Guide: How To Waist Hula Hoop

Hula hoop sculture

When you are just getting started, learning waist hooping is a challenge. It can be overwhelming to meet this challenge because if you are not used to moving your body in the way that hooping requires you can quickly reach a point of frustration and think you will never get it. As a foundation skill…

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Start hooping in 7 steps

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Getting started Hula Hooping in 7 steps Starting your own personal hoop journey is an exciting and daunting process. There is so much to learn and now that you are ready to get started, here are a few tips to get you going. 1. Find a good starter hoop If  at all possible it is…

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