Posts Tagged ‘hoop dance’

Halloween Hoop Costumes

Part of being a hoop dancer is hoop dancing as much as you can. You get known for taking your hoops with you everywhere. Halloween is an exciting opportunity to dress up and hoopers work extra hard on finding unique ways to incorporate their prop in their costumes. You can color coordinate your prop with…

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Infinite Circles Feature: World Hoop Day 2016

The greatest hoop holiday has finally circled back around- World Hoop Day! The World Hoop Day (WHD) event takes place each year on the first Saturday of October. World Hoop Day 2016 will be happening October 1st. Are you ready to spin with the whole planet? This article will take you through the history of…

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Ovsanna Mkhchian: Gymnastics Program Director

Ovsanna Mkhchian To continue our preparation for the Rhythmic Gymnastics (RG) in the upcoming Olympic Games, we asked RG Coach and Judge Ovsanna Mkhchian some basic questions to help us understand the sport. Ovsanna is the sole supervisor of 40 rhythmic gymnasts, and Program Director of Ararat Rhythmic Gymnastics in Los Angeles, CA. (They are…

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Rhythmic Gymnastics: Hoop Candy

As part of our continued efforts to get the hooping community excited about the Rhythmic Gymnastics in the upcoming Olympic Games, we wanted to share some of our favorite rhythmic eye candy! First, here is USA’s Nicole Kaloyanov, with her swingy, fun style: For those who prefer more drama, here’s Georgia’s Salome Pazhava… That piece!…

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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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17 Pro Tips for Festival Season

1 Having water bottles to grab or hand out for hydration at any time is a huge necessity for festivals. Freezing them and putting them in the coolers is just efficient packing. Make sure there is some room in the bottles, though. Water will expand and can crack the container when it freezes. 2 If…

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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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Health Benefits of Hula Hooping

What is it that is so special about the hula hoop? It gets us to exercise! 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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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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