Sometimes, when things have been really rough, I'll put on an old favorite- Meredith Brooks- Shattered or Lunatica's- Who you are. They help shore up the walls in my psyche.
Yet the one that has made me break down and sob is "Yeha Noha" (Wishes of Happiness and Prosperity) by Sacred Spirit. It brings me either intense joy and re-connection or massive break downs. Pretty powerful on it's own, combined with the hoop, it touches me like nothing else. Something about it brings me to tears while spinning every single time.
i had to look up this discussion cuz yesterday i was profoundly moved!
i was hooping to my usual dubstep and hip hop...then decided to slow it down, and chose to play "not an addict" by k's choice. it's such a powerful song about addiction, a disease which i know has touched most of us either directly or indirectly. as i was hooping, i thought of all the loved ones i've lost to addiction, the ones who are currently addicted, the ones who overcame it, and my own struggles with it... and it was such a beautiful experience. i had chills all over, i even cried a little bit.
the hoop has always made me feel, but never so intensely.
Actually the first time a song hit me like this while hooping was Hallelujah too, but Kate Voegele's version. It was the first time I really lost myself in the hoop, and it felt beautiful.
I recently stumbled upon Exactly by Amy Steinberg, I think in one of Beth Lavinder's videos... It's my favorite song to hoop to currently. I feel like it's song therapy :)