A space for hooping mothers to share their love of dance, family, and living joyfully.

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Latest Activity: Jun 16, 2015

Welcome Home!

As women who inhabit the dual worlds of possibility and responsibility, I think Mothers have a unique dance. It's the dance around a cluttered kitchen and the stride that carries a child, three hoops, and a backpack where they need to go. A Mother’s dance welcomes the moon and celebrates sunshine. The Mother’s dance teaches others to twirl.

So make your selves at home! Share your stories, inspirations, and suggestions. This group is brand new so we have plenty of space to explore. Feel free to start new discussion threads!


~Tangled Macrame

I'd like to take a moment to extend healing prayers to Willow, whose newborn son passed away earlier this week. Willow you a beautiful hooper, kind friend, and loving mother. My thoughts are with you and your family as you move through this sorrowful journey. May you find healing and comfort.

P.S There's a thread where you can introduce yourself and your family. You can use the "view all" discussion forum link to find this thread, if you don't see it here on the first page.

Discussion Forum

Single mom needing time to hoop

Started by Haylei Herbert. Last reply by Haylei Herbert Sep 20, 2013. 2 Replies

So I am a single mom with a 9 month old. I need ideas of how to hoop. I cant hoop in my house being that there is no room so I have to outside.. I have considered putting him in a Pack n Play outside… 

Tags: time, mom, single

Introduce your family

Started by Willow. Last reply by Haylei Herbert Sep 19, 2013. 103 Replies

Since we are all hoop mamas I think we should start out with the obvious.... kids and family.I am part of a polyamourous family including Rodger, Michelle, and myself. We have 5 children. Rodger 8,… 

Do hoopers choose unique names for their children?

Started by Shannon "Inertia" Sealey. Last reply by Aurora Skye Apr 4, 2013. 11 Replies

We are different, creative, special.... I believe there are more hoopers out there than me that like unique names. I am currently pregnant and have started the name brainstorm and can't help be love… 

Family Friendly Event!!

Started by Willow. Last reply by Shannon "Inertia" Sealey Jun 4, 2012. 7 Replies

Hey guys if you haven't heard I am hosting Midwest Hoop Fest this summer.The dates are June 25-28th, $50 per person, 12 and under free.At 175 acre Our Haven Nature Sanctuary in French Lick INWe have… 

Is it just mine? Kamikazi Kids

Started by Amber T. Last reply by spiralroot Jan 4, 2012. 9 Replies

Now, I know there is a bit of an adrenaline release when I hit that groove, that percfect twirl, wilst getting my spin on, even though I am not very all. But seriously?  My man  Mace?  He… 

Baby shower games

Started by Jamie (Nikkie) Cobb Jan 2, 2012. 0 Replies

Hello friends! I am throwing a baby shower for a friend ( hooper of course) and was wondering if anyone knew any hoop related shower activities..... I was thinking about having everyone draw there… 

New to hooping and I can't find the time to practice!

Started by Audrey John Melzer. Last reply by karla Dalnoki Dec 12, 2011. 7 Replies

We're not even that busy! And all I want is an hour a day, but it's so hard to find, or rather, demand. When I'm home with the littles, they gravitate toward my hoop or ask me for something or turn… 

Favorite Hoopers

Started by Tangled Macrame. Last reply by Annahoops Jul 11, 2011. 8 Replies

I know this is a frequent conversation, but I always LOVE hearing everyone's thoughts.So who are your favorite hoopers and why??? I'll post my favorites below because I can never get videos to embed… 

Tags: style, mamas, favorite, hoopers

Parenting Websites

Started by Tangled Macrame. Last reply by Heather Feb 21, 2011. 10 Replies

Please share your favorite websites for mothers, kids, and families. I'm kind of out of the loop on this one, but I bet you mamas have some great suggestions!

Tags: resources, networking, websites


Started by Tangled Macrame. Last reply by Winter Dec 9, 2010. 1 Reply

Wow! Thanksgiving is only two days away and the holiday season will "officially" be here. I love, love, love the holidays: baking, visiting family, making cards, singing songs. What do you love best… 

Tags: kwanzaa, holidays, thanksgiving, solstice, christmas

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Comment by Hulapetz (nettepetzi) on May 21, 2013 at 6:04am

I have done some little projects with my child, by using tape remnants. It is such easy. Look here, if you want:

Comment by Lilea Duran Vegetable Circus CA on March 6, 2012 at 8:49am

Hey Mamas! I recently blogged about my experiences in hooping and transitioning into motherhood, thought some of you might like to read: :)

Comment by Miyuki on November 10, 2011 at 8:05pm

Hi Mirka! I live in Carlsbad and have a 3yr old son!

Comment by Mirka on November 10, 2011 at 7:47pm

hey everyone. i am Mirka and i ahve a 2yr old daughter Nika. we live in Socal ( oceanside area) would love to meet some mamas that hooop around me. im trying to teach my 2 year old how to hoop now, its fun for her, shes just kind of playing with it and trying to copy what mommy does, but she cant spin it around her waist yet ;]

Comment by Miyuki on September 25, 2011 at 8:13pm
I do! I tell my son to put his arms up and shake his booty then I wind up a mini and huck it around his body so it spins around. It drops after a bit but he knows when he is making it move. I also made him some mini minis for him and he waves them around all crazy. :)
Comment by Nikki Rae on September 25, 2011 at 5:52pm
any one have tips on teaching a 2 year old how to hoop?
Comment by Shannon "Inertia" Sealey on September 16, 2011 at 11:05pm
My 19 month old can ALMOST hoop.... I haven't even been pushing her, either! She just loves momma's hobbies.
Comment by antoinette on September 9, 2010 at 11:26am
i need to find some hoop mamas to hoop with =) im from west covina california!!!

Comment by Tangled Macrame on May 19, 2010 at 11:19am
You're welcome to use my introduction, Vanessa. Just include my name and a link to my blog: please.

And yes, I adore Hooposophy too!

Comment by Psyche*of Hoopin'Spiration* on May 7, 2010 at 8:45pm
PREGNANT HOOPERS!!!!! I just formed a new group for offense to already mamas. We still love you, too! Happy Mother's Day everyone!!!!! <3<3<3

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