How old are you? 35
When did you first start hooping? March 2009
Would you call yourself a beginner, intermediate or advanced hooper? intermediate/advanced
How often do you hoop? hardly at all anymore! I need more time!
Do you have an indoor hoop space? Hek no...it's all outdoors, rain or shine!
Is there a hoop group where you live? Yes!!
Did you start it? No
Would you say that you are obsessed with or addicted to hooping? No, but I finally found something that is fun to do that is portable and easy to share
Have you posted hooping videos? How many? Not yet!
Do you have friends nearby to hoop with? Yes
Do you teach hooping? If so, how many people have you taught? Just started...currently have 12 students
What kind of songs do you listen to while hooping? Dance music, anything with a heavy beat...even bagpipes!
What is your favorite song right now? Hey Soul Sister
Do you buy hoops or make your own? Make my own
Have you lost weight since starting to hoop? Nope
What size is your favorite hoop? 38 in 1/2 100 PSI
Are you comfortable hooping by yourself in a public place? Yes!
How did you learn the majority of the tricks you know today? SaFire
Who is your favorite hoop teacher? I think Safire breaks it down so great, but when I can't get a move, I go to Youtube to see if anybody else can describe it another way. I love how everyone has their own take on it, because we all learn differently.
What advice would you give to to beginner hoopers? Don't give up! Give your body time to feel the hoop until you become one with it, and it will flow so much easier.
Do you fire hoop? If not, do you want to? Southern California is a BAD place to think about anything regarding playing with fire!
Do own an LED hoop? Where did you get it? yes-Trick Concepts...but working on getting a Cosmic Hooper one!
How much time do you spend on safiredance.ning? Maybe once a week
What was the first trick you learned (besides waist hooping)? The Vortex
What is the last trick you mastered? double shoulder duck out....WOOOOO!
What trick so far was the hardest for you to learn? Shoulder hooping...I just couldn't get it to go smoothly and move in that four-point rotation.
Which one are you finding is almost impossible to get? Haven't met one yet...nothing is impossible!
How many hoopers would you say live in your town/city? tons...it is San Diego county after all!
Have you performed hooping in front of an audience? How many do you consider to be an audience? Not formally, and not on purpose! Do passers-by count?
Has anyone told you you were too old to be playing with a hula hoop? No