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How old are you? 19
When did you first start hooping? March 2012
Would you call yourself a beginner, intermediate or advanced hooper? Beginner/Intermediate
How often do you hoop? every day
Do you have an indoor hoop space? I usually hoop in my living room, but there isn't very much space. I know I need to hoop outside a lot more, but I just hate it when people watch me.
Is there a hoop group where you live? no :(
Would you say that you are obsessed with or addicted to hooping? Yes!
Have you posted hooping videos? How many? I have 4 on youtube
Do you have friends nearby to hoop with? No, but I am attempting to make some
Do you teach hooping? If so, how many people have you taught? no
What kind of songs do you listen to while hooping? I'll hoop to pretty much anything, but I just started enjoying dancing to trance.
What is your favorite song right now? Darren Criss' acoustic rendition of teenage dream. Lol, I know I'm a geek.
Do you buy hoops or make your own? Buy
Have you lost weight since starting to hoop? Nope
What size is your favorite hoop? 3/4 in. tubing 34"
Are you comfortable hooping by yourself in a public place? I'm working on it...
How did you learn the majority of the tricks you know today? youtube
Who is your favorite hoop teacher? KatieBug on youtube
What advice would you give to to beginner hoopers? once you land a trick do it again right away and repeatedly. do it until you are blue in the face b/c if you don't, your body won't remember it the next time you pick up the hoop
Do you fire hoop? If not, do you want to? I think I'm mostly scared to try. I plan to one day though, when I get the chance.
Do own an LED hoop? Where did you get it? I have two
How much time do you spend on safiredance.ning? none
What was the first trick you learned (besides waist hooping)? Knee hooping. It took me a week, and then another week to get it from my knees to my hips.
What is the last trick you mastered? Shoulder hooping
What trick so far was the hardest for you to learn? One leg hooping and putting it back in... still working on that!
Which one are you finding is almost impossible to get? vertical chest hooping
How many hoopers would you say live in your town/city? just a few
Have you performed hooping in front of an audience? Kind of? I've had people watch me at raves and festivals, but I've never actually preformed.
Has anyone told you you were too old to be playing with a hula hoop? No, but I know my friends think it.
What’s the worst injury you’ve acquired from the hoop? Just bruising on the legs
Have you ever hooped naked? Yes :)
Have you been to a hoop camp/retreat? Which one? No, but I hope to go to Hoopapalooza next year. It's the only one I know of that's in the midwest.
I just spent three days at a wonderful flow festival called Kinetic Fire. When I first heard about it, I thought it would be cool to go because it is close to my home town and there were a lot of big name spinners teaching at it. Then, I entered a video contest and ended up winning a free ticket! I'd probably say that this was the best birthday I've had to date.
A good majority of the people at the festival were poi spinners, but there were people representing all disciplines of…