""Also in my experiance w/ the high school crowd all those people who you believe are looking down on you, are really wishing they could be you, because your diferent unfortunatly they dont have the guts to be different or stand up to their…"
"Teaching others is the most amazing thing I've ever done in life. It's a hard experience because if and when your students get better than you, it's up to you as a mentor to be proud of them and remember that you were a part of their…"
"I was waiting for a response with some thoughts from Deanne. (((hugs))) I'm amazed at the comments here and actually PROUD to be teaching hoop, and I'm so glad I did it even when i was filled with fear (It happens at any age! LOL)…"
"Being selfish is not a bad thing Hoopalina. The world revolves around it. And really it's the only way the world could work. It is selfish to want to teach, and get that "good feeling" and have students carry on your teaching to the…"
"I think it's selfish of you to not want to teach them hooping. All because you want to feel "special/good about yourself", think about how good you'd feel knowing that all those people learned to hoop because of you, if you took…"
"I think that you should look at teaching them as sharing an experience. Where it is great that you are the only one who can do it now, think of how fun it will be when others can do it with you. Also, think of how it feels to not be able…"
"This is a big subject and entirely a personal choice. I am not entirely sure why you are reluctant to teach hooping to your class. I can fill in the blanks and see why you are hesitant... But if you don't want to for whatever…"
"So, I am on a hoop making journey, and after I get good at this, My daughter and I are going to donate some hoops to her school. She is the only hooper in the entire school, and we thought this would be a good way to help her continue hooping during…"
"I also agree with everything everyone has said. If you don't decide to teach others and they pick up hooping on their own, you won't be the one who introduced them to the beautiful hooping world and you wouldn't get any credit…"
"I agree with what everyone else has said. Especially Bridget. In high school you (not specifically you.. Just in general) are trying so hard to find their niche and identity. so it's normal to feel some anxiety about so…"
"when I found out I had an opportunity to teach hooping I was incredibly nervous as well, thinking to myself that I wasn't a good teacher. Once my friend and I got started, I realized that it definitely wasn't as scary as I had made it out…"