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Daily Practice

Hoop it up (nearly) every day? Share your progress, what you are working on, pitfalls and triumphs!  Just reply to the daily post in the discussion forum below with your thoughts on your hoop practice.

Challenge yourself to get in 30 minutes of hooping a day!

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If you have a Spotify username...you can listen to the playlist...this is a compilation of the songs from daily practice posts.  Updated all the time :)

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Saturday April 19, 2014

Started by LoopDLu 6 hours ago. 0 Replies

Friday April 18 2014

Started by Kamala. Last reply by LoopDLu 6 hours ago. 3 Replies

Thursday April 17, 2014

Started by LoopDLu. Last reply by LoopDLu 17 hours ago. 15 Replies

Wednesday April 16, 2014

Started by Kamala. Last reply by LoopDLu on Thursday. 4 Replies

Tuesday April 15, 2014

Started by LoopDLu. Last reply by LoopDLu on Wednesday. 6 Replies

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Comment by LoopDLu on April 10, 2014 at 7:41am

Wow...so glad that we are back too!

Comment by Catherine West on April 10, 2014 at 4:54am
Hello my favorite ladies! I am so happy that things are up and running! I'm looking forward to things getting back to normal on our little group. Happy hooping.

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Comment by Em on January 26, 2014 at 4:57pm

Hi Cami! Great to have you here. I'm so glad you found hooping and  seem to be enjoying it. 

Catherine is right that as you keep hooping, the bruising subsides. It's kind of amazing to me what I can do now, given that in my first week I was basically a giant bruise. 

One thing that's really important is letting the bruises heal. You are right to limit your practice time (for now, I promise that soon you'll be able to go longer without getting bruised). But as much as possible try not to hoop on top of a bruise. 

One thing that helped me, because when I started I wanted to hoop nonstop was to stagger things a bit. I worked on knee hooping one day and chest (with arms out the next day) then hand hooping the next. That, plus waist hooping which didn't bruise me, meant I could dance every day without rebruising a bruise. 

Good luck. It sounds like you're doing great! 

Comment by Catherine West on January 25, 2014 at 1:35pm
Hi Cami, welcome aboard. Aches, pains and bruises are all a part of hooping. They will fade and soon you'll be able to do so much with out a single bruise in sight. You have chosen a great group to be apart of. Everyone on here are all very supportive and encouraging.
Comment by Cami on January 24, 2014 at 6:37pm

Ever since I got my hoop 1 week ago, I've been hooping every day for at least 1 hour. The most I've done was 4 hours... and I only realized I was going that long when a bruise appeared on my finger tip and it started to REALLY hurt. Now I limit it to 2 hours with breaks in between if I want to go back at it. I'm excited to make this part of my daily routine.


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Comment by Sarah Maccarelli Jordan on January 9, 2014 at 12:57pm

Thanks for inviting me to this group. Love the playlist!


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Comment by Rachel on July 31, 2013 at 1:50pm

LoopDLU, thanks for the suggestions "matter of showing up". I like that.


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Comment by LoopDLu on July 28, 2013 at 4:52pm

Hey Rachel...Committing time to daily practice can be tough sometimes.  My number one tip is to just schedule it.  I get my practice in right when I get home from work...so I don't sit down on the couch or start doing something...I go right into hooping.  For some people it is easier to just do it first thing in the morning or last thing at night.  When I am really tired and don't feel like hooping, I tell myself, I'll just hoop for one song-and I try to pick out a song I really love and usually after that one song, I have more energy and am feeling inspired and just keep going.  But it is really just a matter of making it a priority, putting it in your schedule and showing up.  Good luck!


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Comment by Rachel on July 27, 2013 at 8:23pm

Hey everyone. I want to be part of this group, yet I have no time mangment or something. Life is just so crazy and sometimes by the end of the day I am so wipe out to hoop. I think in the past few weeks I have only mangend to pick up the hoops once a week. What time mangment tips do you all suggest?


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Comment by jyen on July 25, 2013 at 2:40pm

Hi guys! Super excited to share a tool that might help you if you are a newbie. I just wrote my first ebook called Happy Hooping: A Beginner's Guide to Hoop Dance http://www.byootifull.com/blog/2013/7/happy-hooping-a-beginners-gui...

Please buy, hoop, love and share!

 
 
 

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