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Hoopers vs Ballroom Dancers Cat Fight

Started this discussion. Last reply by Liz Dec 15, 2010. 17 Replies

This storm as been brewing for a while now.  But my friend and I go to a local gym to use the dance studio.  We have to share it with this guy who is a ballroom dancer.   He is very ugly in that we… 

Help me help her

Started this discussion. Last reply by Liz Jun 17, 2010. 8 Replies

Hi all!  I'm an intermediate hooper I guess.  I have been doing it for nearly a year and I know lots of tricks and am always working on flow.  I have a friend who I have been trying to teach. She… 

How many hoops can you make?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Liz Jun 17, 2010. 5 Replies

I'm getting started with the hoop making to finance my own hoop addiction.  (Mama needs twins and some quick wicks.) So I'm going to order some tape and I was wondering how many hoops you can get… 

Hoop City meet and greet/jam at Burning Man 2010

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Love May 13, 2010. 16 Replies

I know this might be a bit early, but there are only 117 days until Burning Man, and well, one can never over plan.  I was wondering if we should plan a Hoop City meet/jam during BM.  If we plan it… 

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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)
sumer of 2009
What is your goal for 2014 and why is it important? (Doesn't have to be hoop related.)
I want to become better at hooping.
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At 8:22pm on December 4, 2010, Meg said…
well now I have strep throat so not for a while! I have your number and I'll get in touch soon!
At 6:00am on September 14, 2010,
Hey Liz, I'm from Valencia and was away while Nowhere happened, but how did it go? Un abrazo, Jenny
At 9:40am on May 25, 2010,
Happy Birthday fellow Hooper! Hope it's a good one :)
At 9:40am on May 7, 2010, Noel Macy said…
Awesome Liz, I will keep you in the hoop loop. :) Have a great day. Off to wash mirrors in the new space!
At 9:14am on May 7, 2010, Noel Macy said…
Hi, Yea love Reno hoopers! I haven't gotten to participate in a Sunday hoop jam yet. The weather has been so chilly. I want to go sometime.
I now have a huge indoor space off Longley Avenue. I want to host hoop jams durning the week at this location. Its been a work in progress since the beginning of the year.
Sunday I have a nice group hooping & walking the 5K Moms on the Run. Should be fun!
At 5:50pm on May 4, 2010, Boann also called Nausi said…
OMG! The hat in your profile picture is so cute!
At 9:57am on April 21, 2010, Scott Crews said…
Hi Liz,
good questions...

-the metal ring (the clamp) does not get hot, nor does the bottom half of the spine closest to the hoop (surprisingly) -its because just like water gets spun outwards due to the centrifugal force, the same applies to the heat.

-I suggest using a layer or two of gaff under the clamp to protect the hoop a little bit - as the clamp holds very tightly to the hoop and can make a slight indention. with the tape, it leaves your hoop unscathed.

-I don't know of a kind of tubing/plastic that is less resistant to melting, but its easily avoidable (just don't hold the firehoop still in a vertical position.)

-some use protective (kevlar) sleeves while hooping, although that takes some of the danger out of it =)

-the hoop tubing does not get hot

glad to help, hollar back if you have any more questions.
At 11:19pm on April 20, 2010, Scott Crews said…
yo! thanks for the shout =)
At 8:32am on April 15, 2010,
Mrs. Skittles of Sparkle & Burn*
Thanks! It has been my handle/nickname since I was 14. The Mrs. part was added when I was older though. What is your playa name?
At 11:01am on April 14, 2010,
Mrs. Skittles of Sparkle & Burn*
I love your hat! :)

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