Florida Hoopers

This group is open to all Sunshine State hoop dancers.

Type: St. Petersburg, FL
Hoopers: 253
Latest Activity: Jul 28, 2015

Welcome, Florida hoopers! If you are looking to connect with other area hoop dancers, then you've come to the right place. Abby from Hoola Monsters is the moderator of this group (based in the Tampa Bay area). Feel free to check out Hoola Monsters for events, classes and workshops in Tampa, St. Pete, Clearwater and the surrounding areas. We often host visiting hoop dancers from all over the US, too, which helps to expand our knowledge and grow the Sunshine State hoop dance community. In the past, we've hosted Baxter from The Hoop Path, Brecken from Oakland, Anah from LA, and HoopGirl from San Francisco. We have also organized the World Premiere of "The Hooping Life" documentary at the Sarasota Film Festival. We invite you to stay informed by connecting with us here! Or become a fan on Facebook: Hoola Monsters Facebook

Here are some Florida events, classes and companies that you might be interested in...

Tampa/ St. Pete/ Sarasota
Check out the Siesta Key Drum Circle. It begins every Sunday in Sarasota, about 1 hour before sunset, just South of the main pavilion between lifeguard stands 3 and 4 on Siesta Public Beach.

Classes in Sarasota:  Outward Spiral/ Bonnie Brown: 

Siesta Key HoopJam Facebook Group:
The Blueberry Path in Gulfport: A hooper-friendly spot with live music. Evening gatherings on the 1st, 7th, 11th and 22nd of every month. Artist retreat with lots of cool stuff to see/ do - along with the best veggie burgers and smoothies in the world! Blueberry Patch

Orlando Flow Artists Spin Jam
Click here to learn more about weekly gatherings and jams:

South Florida
A new company, Hoop So Fly, will be up and spinning in no time! Click here for contact infomation, classes and events in Delray Beach and Boynton Beach: Hoop So Fly

All-Star Circus (Miami hooping classes):
Here is their Hoop City group link:
South Florida Circus

And here is their website:

Check out Jodie's hoop dance classes here: Hoop and Health. In addition to her Gainesville-area classes, she also offers an online class using hooping as a tool to help remedy lower back pain. Jodie is a licensed Physical Therapist and LOVES teaching hoop dance as a movement and flow practice.

In the meantime, feel free to add your own Florida hooping resources to this page or message Abby and she'll include your info here :)

Discussion Forum

In Florida- Looking for LED hoop ASAP ;)

Started by Jaclyn Munro. Last reply by Lilith the lithe Mar 7, 2014. 1 Reply

Return to Roots Gathering!

Started by India Ferguson Dec 18, 2013. 0 Replies

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Comment by Turner n Hoops on November 7, 2013 at 10:18am
Hey everyone! Anyone have plans to attend Electric Daisy Carnival Nov. 8&9?? Want to join or meet up so we can go 'en force'?;)
Comment by elainesauce on September 23, 2013 at 9:41pm

Im in West Palm! As of now there are no weekly meets, 


There is a Hoop Jam this sunday at Topeekeegee Yugnee Park !

Here is the link to the event ! Hope to see yall there :) :

Comment by Elle Purtell on September 23, 2013 at 8:55pm

New to the West Palm/ Delray area and looking for some local flow friends.... where do the South Florida hoopers hang?? :) 

Comment by Flower on August 23, 2013 at 8:14pm

Where in St. Augustine can I find a studio to hoop in? I haven't been able to find anything yet! Any suggestions? Just a big inside space with mirrors is preferable... It's been awfully hot, wet and muggy around here and my home isn't exactly sized for a hoop to swing around in... Haha.

Comment by Valentina (Unity) on May 22, 2013 at 9:28pm

Hey Florida Hoopers! I'm coming to you! And I'm bringing Bags from the UK to teach workshops! We have Sarasota workshop details confirmed, you can find them here: Ft Lauderdale and Jacksonville details are still being confirmed but if you join this FB event, you'll know as soon as they're announced!

I hope we get to play with you while we're out there!

Comment by elainesauce on April 29, 2013 at 10:14am

as of  now i havent heard of any little jams going on any time soon, but if any of you in the west palm/broward area want to get together and jam im down!

Comment by Roxy Buria on April 24, 2013 at 7:28am

Im a new hooper in Wesley Chapel, north of Tampa. I am a mother of two little ones looking to connect with hoopers in m area

Comment by vanessa fae on April 23, 2013 at 10:38pm

florida geography: clearwater is west coast; west palm, ft. lauderdale and miami are east coast; driving time is a few hours. east-coast hoopers! check out the "miami hooping network" facebook group. also miami hoopdance and drum. i know that these both say miami, but theyre for networking south-florida hoopers. :) the community is growing daily...keep the faith!

Comment by kaili on April 23, 2013 at 6:14pm

I'm in west palm, near royal palm. I don't really know any other hoopers and I am totally new to hooping

Comment by Kelly H on April 23, 2013 at 5:22pm

I'm in Fort Lauderdale... I know it's kinda a trek for most of you florida hoopers but Sunfest in West Palm Beach is coming up soon. I plan to make it out there Friday and Saturday and hopefully there will be a few hoopers there.


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