Joan Warburton
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  • Franklin Lakes, NJ
  • United States
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Joan Warburton's Discussions

Who Is The Hooper?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joan Warburton Apr 26, 2011. 2 Replies

Help Vote Jen Onto the Cover of Fitness Magazine

Started this discussion. Last reply by The CircularPhile Mar 6, 2011. 23 Replies

Many of you already know the story of how Jen and her husband lost almost 300 lbs hooping together.  Can you help put Jen on the cover of Fitness Magazine? Please vote here: … 

Help Find The Owner...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kelly Jean Jan 23, 2011. 2 Replies

... of these photos?  I know it's a long shot but if everyone posts on an international site maybe someone will recognize these guys. … 

Reebok and Cirque du Soleil

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joan Warburton Apr 12, 2010. 6 Replies

In 2008 Reebok partnered with Cirque du Soleil.  They have begun to establish new classes and new certifications for fitness studios around the world.The first, in 2008, was Jukari Fit to Fly … 

Tags: soleil, du, cirque, reebok, fitness

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Do you teach hoop classes? *Please only answer 'yes' if you teach classes on a regular basis.
What year did you start hooping? (e.g. 2003)
What is your goal for 2014 and why is it important? (Doesn't have to be hoop related.)
Continue with new and innovative ways to help myself and others stay fit.
Homestay - Click yes if you would consider sharing accommodations with Hoop City Citizens visiting your hometown.
How old are you?
59 years young.

When did you first start hooping?
Latter part of 2009.

Would you call yourself a beginner, intermediate or advanced hooper?
Beginner soon to be intermediate.

How often do you hoop?
Not often enough!

Do you have an indoor hoop space?
Yes and no.... have a little bit of space but the ceiling is very low. It is now very colorfully marked up.

Is there a hoop group where you live?
No but I have limited access to NYC and will try and meet other hoopers when I'm comfortable with my own level.

Did you start it? N/A

Would you say that you are obsessed with or addicted to hooping?
I'm obsessed with exercise. Hooping, for me, is another way to get more people active, moving, and off the couch. It's fun and people forget they're working out. That's the best kind of exercise.

Have you posted hooping videos? How many?
No. I don't have a video cam.

Do you have friends nearby to hoop with?
Other than the group I work with at our fitness club and another group fitness instructor who's helping me with the class, no. There's no one around to just go out and have fun hooping with. There are some clubs in NYC where hooping is popular and there's people that get together in the city but other than that the general public her is the northeast, is just becoming aware of hooping. It's very different from the west coast where it's been part of fitness for a long time.

Since Reebok purchased and took over Cirque du Soleil I think there's going to be an explosion, awakening, and awareness on the horizon that will include trapeze, juggling, poi, silks, hooping, etc. I think it's very exciting!

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Clothing For Outdoor Winter Hooping

Posted on October 6, 2010 at 4:30am 1 Comment

One of the best sites (best deals are on internet) for warm, comfortable, clothing that you can layer without bulk is a company called Title Nine. They have a fantastic winter line, comparable prices to other better clothing outlets and their stuff lasts forever.

Their line includes winter skirts, dresses and sports bras too.

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At 2:35am on January 20, 2016, Denis Leveques said…

Good day,
How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very important to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site. Could you please get back to me on my private email( for the full details?
Have a nice day and God bless you,

At 5:39pm on February 7, 2012, Sabrina Moxie* said…

Joan!  I hope all is well out in NYC.  I see you braving the snow to get your hoop on.  Good for you.  I hope to be out your way soon and I'll definitely let you know when I am.  Keep on rocking!

At 3:41pm on February 5, 2011, Richie 'Monkey Mooncalf' Isaacs said…
If your son is anything like me he'll be able to sleep no matter what time of the day it is (it's a gift)
At 11:10pm on February 4, 2011, Richie 'Monkey Mooncalf' Isaacs said…

So nice to meet you, thank you so much for your kind words and support, means a lot, ya know.

(Yes, I am a soppy git and totally refuse to change :o)

At 10:42am on October 8, 2010, Khaanee said…
thanks Joan! having fun and getting into the music are the best part of hooping! :)
At 9:07pm on September 23, 2010, Beck Hoops said…
Thank you:D. Your pictures are all pretty cool too!
At 7:06pm on July 24, 2010, Khaanee said…
thanks hon! ;)
At 9:44pm on July 23, 2010, Harley "Deniper foxx" said…
just been taking it easy on my arm...(and incedentally losing some ground on the fitness level.) me and moregan have plans to try to make a vid this weekend and since we are at it i may post one of my own soon too.

thanks for inqireing and i hope you are shiny good.

peace and hoops!
At 9:22am on July 22, 2010,
THE BEX* of *Sense of Motion
WOW custom reformers for football players?!? That's fascinating and intriguing. Are they ginormous??

I've been mat certified and teaching for 4 years, machine teaching for 3. I really love how Pilates anatomical training/ cueing informs my Hooping and Hoop teaching.

I didn't realize you were in Jersey until you mentioned it! Let me know what you hear about The Printing House (?) and we'll work something out!!

Nice to connect.
At 8:48pm on July 21, 2010,
THE BEX* of *Sense of Motion
Hi Joan!
I just saw your comment that you're subbing a Reformer class for a friend Thursday. It's nice to "meet" another hooping PIlates teacher!! Do you teach regularly? I'd love to know more about your PIlates background. Maybe we could exchange a trade sometime. I teach at Dance New Amsterdam and two studios in Williamsburg.

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