My husband plays drums in a couple of local reggae bands. I hoop dance at all of his shows. There are even some events that have a large enough stage for me to hoop right on stage with the band. He is extremely supportive of my hooping obsession. I have actually become a part of their show. Whenever someone sees us outside of the shows, they say "Hey aren't you that drummer for that reggae band?" Then they look at me and say "Oh and you're that hoop girl!" :)
My bf loves that I hoop. We're in a long-distance relationship, but when he came over to see me fire hoop for my school, his mind was blown. He totally supports my love for hooping, and bought a fire hoop for me that I continue to use to this day. He's learning a bit of poi while he's away, as he can't hula hoop for the life of him. Haha! I have his complete encouragement. <3
My boyfriend is almost too supportive of my hooping. He is trying to learn just about every kind of flow there is, and actually is alright with the hoop. Although he mainly just dances around it and doesn't do any actual tricks, it still looks pretty nifty. We starting to learn poi together now.
My bf loves to watch me spin my hoop.
He also spins staff.
Both of us usuall go to spin jams together and burn together as well. It's such a great feeling to spin together! However, if we don't burn at the same time, he's usually the one to safety me :) and help me fuel up. I've been also picking up a bit of some staff moves from him, and he's been picking up some hoop moves from me. It's amazing to see how both of these toys have so much in commong yet as so different.
This is a love hate relationship for my hubby;
He loves to watch me because he says I look so good, but at the same time it consumes so much of my time and he doesn't like that I can spend hours hooping on family day without even noticing. For the most part though, he is a good sport. He will play with it sometimes too and try to do some of the more basic tricks. Its so fun to watch him also.