New to the Hoop

This is a group for beginners. Our goal is to help to support other newbies in there ventures. To discuss what we are having trouble with, offer advice as to how to improve, and to celebrate when thing finally come together. Come join us!!!!!!

Hoopers: 470
Latest Activity: on Sunday

Discussion Forum


Started by Dizzy Dreamer. Last reply by Hijabi Hooper Jan 21. 69 Replies

Ok there a quite a few of us now. Lets all get to know each other. shall we?My name is Megan. I am 25 years old and I live in New York. I am married and Have two children 1 girl 1 boy. I am very… 

Hidey Ho from this newbie local hooper !

Started by Laura Smith Sep 28, 2014. 0 Replies

Hi Everyone, I'm a newbie also using a hoopnotica beginner's (heave and LARGE) hoop. I've got waist and hip down pretty well. Recovering from a foot injury but really looking forward to get moving… 

Pain from Hooping?

Started by Oceane. Last reply by Kiyrah Keith Aug 16, 2014. 19 Replies

I just started hooping and I am, to make a long story short, in lots of pain. My waist is sore, my hip bones are sore, my neck is sore, my hands are sore, my butt is sore, my leg is sore... I am… 

Hooping Music

Started by Dizzy Dreamer. Last reply by Kiyrah Keith Aug 16, 2014. 12 Replies

What is your fav song to hoop to? Genre?I dont have one yet but I figure this should make for a good discussion  


Started by Molly Miller (b0wieh00ps). Last reply by Marjorie Dec 14, 2012. 8 Replies

Hey guys, I'm just hoping for a little boost to get my mojo back. I just feel discouraged looking at my hoop. I don't feel motivated to practice. My beginner hoop is suddenly way too heavy to use for… 

Tags: hand, dancing, awkward, hoop, beginner

Good site for tutorials?

Started by Gigglin' Goddess. Last reply by Riley Spicer Nov 19, 2012. 8 Replies

Hey everyone, I'm new and looking for some good tutorials to get me started! I've already looked up some on youtube, but wondering if there is a hoop equivalent of home of poi where there are just a… 

Tags: tutorials


Started by Shay Davis. Last reply by Natural Rock'N -IVY Nov 19, 2012. 6 Replies

Hey! I'm totally new to hooping, my friend is getting me my hoop tomorrow, and I'm just wondering what kind of stuff I should start out with as far as learning the basics go. What would be easiest… 

Hip Hooping?

Started by Becca Boo. Last reply by P1astique Dec 18, 2011. 2 Replies

Hi all,   I've been hooping a few weeks now and I'm still having trouble with my hip hooping. How do I get it to stay there? Everytime I try it's on my hips for a few turns, then it's back on my… 

Questions about spinning and neck hooping.

Started by spiralroot Dec 7, 2011. 0 Replies

First, I've only been hooping two weeks and I've tryed spinning while hooping b/c everyone says it makes it easier but for me it makes it alot harder,i cannot keep the hoop up if i try to spin at the… 

Tags: chest, arms, spinning, hooping, hooper

A breakthrough... (small, but HUGE for me)

Started by Holly. Last reply by Holly Oct 22, 2011. 4 Replies

I've been hooping since mid-January and still have a LONG way to go before I'll feel comfortable enough to hoop in front of other people.  On nice days I usually practice in my backyard where no one… 

Comment Wall


You need to be a member of New to the Hoop to add comments!

Comment by Ashley Kennah on July 9, 2010 at 7:22pm
haha i'm glad someone made a group like this i dont feel so alone :)
Comment by Mrs. Optimistic on July 9, 2010 at 4:50pm
Yay! :D
Comment by Dizzy Dreamer on July 9, 2010 at 4:49pm
Whooo Hoooo its not just me in here anymore yay!

© 2015   Created by SaFire*.

Hoop City Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service