Hooping Questionnaire <3
How old are you?
When did you first start hooping?
July 2008...right after discoverinig it at the Vibes :)
Would you call yourself a beginner, intermediate or advanced hooper?
How often do you hoop?
As often as I can!
Do you have an indoor hoop space?
Right now it's in a tiny little living room but hopefully I'll find a space in town soon...
Is there a hoop group where you live?
Would you say that you are obsessed with or addicted to hooping?
Totally addicted to hooping. Nothing makes me smile more!
Have you posted hooping videos? How many?
Do you have friends nearby to hoop with?
Do you teach hooping? If so, how many people have you taught?
I recently taught some classes at a 4 diamond resort here in NH. There were only about 4-6 people each class and I had a fantastical time! I am now searching for more locations to teach at.
What kind of songs do you listen to while hooping?
I love hooping to the Grateful Dead! Any jam band, really...
Sometimes the likes of Marilyn Manson or Rob Zombie get me totally rockin...
Anything with a good beat - - funk, hip hop, reggaeton, whatever starts my groove!
I love discovering new music so if you have anything to share, hit me up :)
What is your favorite song right now?
Fireflies by Owl City...it just makes me happy. :)
Do you buy hoops or make your own?
I've bought a couple but I also make my own...I like variety.
Have you lost weight since starting to hoop?
Sure have, woo!
What size is your favorite hoop?
Are you comfortable hooping by yourself in a public place?
If there's music, oh yeah
How did you learn the majority of the tricks you know today?
Youtube videos...thanks to everyone who posts!
Who is your favorite hoop teacher?
Don't have a favorite :)
What advice would you give to beginner hoopers?
Keep going until it sticks...and it will!
Do you fire hoop? If not, do you want to?
I haven't yet and I really freaking want to!
Do own an LED hoop? Where did you get it?
I do, from Superhooper, but it's broken. :( I'm in the market for a new one! Any suggestions?
How much time do you spend on Hoop City Hooping Community?
I just joined, but I have a feeling I'll be on here a lot...it seems pretty fantastic.
What was the first trick you learned (besides waist hooping)?
Lifting off the waist
What is the last trick you mastered?
What trick so far was the hardest for you to learn?
Hooping on one shoulder! I'm getting there...
Which one are you finding is almost impossible to get?
I haven't mastered a headstand yet, so that trick is pretty intense for me
How many hoopers would you say live in your town/city?
I don't think any do...but I've only been here a few weeks, so we'll see!
Have you performed hooping in front of an audience?
Has anyone told you you were too old to be playing with a hula hoop?
What’s the worst injury you’ve acquired from the hoop?
Have you ever hooped naked?
No, but that sounds like something I'll be trying
Have you been to a hoop camp/retreat? Which one?
No, and I hope to this summer!