I have accomplished hooping in the opposite direction.
My goal this month is to record and post an electronic journal of my progress, maybe once a week.
Added by Catanthemum on March 13, 2013 at 8:16am — No Comments
Just learned two tricks that I have been practicing every now and then since last summer. I can put my leg back to the hoop after hooping on one leg and know how to lift the hoop just with using my legs and "stretching" the hoop with them to give it a push. Hard to explain. Just wanted to make a note for myself about this :) Let's see if I'm inspired enough to start making notes when I learn new tricks. Also have progressed a lot with vertical chest hooping. It has been hard for me and I…
Added by j serpentine on March 12, 2013 at 1:42pm — No Comments
Today was the last day of my 30 day trick-a-day hoopdance challenge & potentially the last day of my uncle's life.
He suffered a major stroke and couldn't say a word in response to me as my mother held a cell-phone to his ear so that I could speak to him as he lay in a hospital bed in Calgary. My Aunt's tears were contagious and soon I was crying. Though my mother spoke in a calm, steady voice she confided she was doing everything she could just to hold it…
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on March 11, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments
I'm burning with excitement reading this! SF's Union Square 8th Annual Fire Expo is fully funded and I'm on the bill!! I. Can't. Wait!
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That's all folks! Day 30 of my trick-a-day hoop challenge complete! This move is unnamed as far as I know...so I called it the double behind the back pass. Thanks to everyone who watched & commented and stay tuned for more as I plan on making a choreographed hoopdance including my new moves. It's been a blast. :3 *bows*
Here's my video!
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on March 11, 2013 at 1:11am — No Comments
Here's today's new trick! I heard this move being called 'duck in & pop on' but that's too long, so I shortned it slightly- anyone else know another name for this one? It's groovy! But ow my head hurts from getting smacked so many times learning it. XD
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on March 10, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments
I can stand on my toes again and so I finally get to start working at hoop dancing in toes shoes. Right when I got home after spending a couple months locked in a hospital, I started feeling this crazy energy from something not in physical form. Talk to my brain doctor about seeing "things" and I try not to say that I think I see energy. Like when fire hooping in daylight, you see the energy of the heat in the shadow of the fire hoop. I see that everywhere, and more so when I'm afraid to…
Added by Phoenix Sprite on March 9, 2013 at 11:53am — No Comments
Found this pretty little move looking for a different vertical behind the back move so I learned this one instead!
I really enjoyed learning to do both vertical and horizontal elbow hooping! Hope to get the elbow pass down at some point! :3
Here's a link to my video!
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on March 9, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
Loosing 75 pounds has changed me.. for the better, i can do things I've never been able to do.. I can walk around in a skirt and my thighs don't rub together and bleed anymore.. when I do certain tricks my body moves more fluently, and effortless.. yes, some of that has to do with the fact that Hooping all the times helps get the tricks down, but when I was overweight it was hard for me to move... bending over... bending back.. getting on the ground.. getting back up..…
Added by Maryellen on March 8, 2013 at 9:13am — No Comments
-In Dec., I found out there was all ready a basketball event in Hartford, CT. named Hoop It Up, so I changed the name to Hoola Hoopa Fest
-In Oct., found out about Judi Ann Jones of Dancin' with Hoops, hoop dance classes and Creative Games, party planning business, through the Colchester Parks and Rec. Dept. She found out about me through here. She had been wanting to message me about wanting to help out with the hoop fest, but I contacted her first.
-A lady I met…
Added by Laura Julianna Wickham on March 8, 2013 at 7:45am — No Comments
I'm still working on getting all this together, but Hoola Hoopa Fest is definitely happening.
HOOLA HOOPA FEST DETAILS:
Hula Hoop Festival name- Hoola Hoopa Fest
Slogan- “We all move in circles.”~ “Malice in Wonderland”
Day- Saturday, July 20th, 2013 (no rain date, Rain/Shine event)
Time- 11:00a.m. to somewhere between 7:00p.m. & 8:00p.m.
Cost- free to the public
~hula hoops will be supplied to be used at the…
Quack! I love duck-ins! there's another kind I want to learn but not sure what it's called...or maybe the technique is slightly different! Dunno!
Here's my vid!
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on March 8, 2013 at 12:18am — No Comments
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Simple but memorable when I see it used!
Here's my video! :)
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on March 5, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
First off, forgive me for being evasive. Late nights (or should I say early mornings) always heighten my emotions. Being someone who has dealt with anxiety for a great chuck of my life, I find the wee hours to be most substantial for me to clear my noggin', allowing me to honing in on my truest ambitions. I feel that more people than ever are 'waking up.' We are all starting to see the cracks in the structures built by those before us.
I find that the more I hoop for myself, the more…
Added by Digital Flapper on March 5, 2013 at 3:30am — No Comments
This is a sweet move and super fun! I want to learn to toss it up even higher! ^___^
Here's my video!
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on March 4, 2013 at 3:38pm — No Comments
So.... I am wanting to get into playing with fire! Fire hooping to be exact then on to other toys. Right now I have a 2 month old and am trying to save up money to get hoopnotica's dvds, quick wicks, and some nomex clothing. The wait it really driving me mad >.< I want to do it so bad. Quick wicks are expensive, nomex outfit is very expensive, and the videos hopefully i should be getting them soon. I also have to make another hoop.. smaller hoop. So now I guess I'm realizing now i need…
Added by Haylei Herbert on March 4, 2013 at 9:50am — No Comments
I really got into hooping back in 2010 and spent an entire summer obsessing over it, I got as far as chest hooping and everything. I have no room in my bedsit to practise and as the weather got chillier I put my hoop away and havent touched it since! I can't explain this laziness. I decided to start again, and yesterday took my hoop into work before they were open and hooped for a solid hour. I have bruises on my hips but I feel great :)
Added by Doris Pog on March 4, 2013 at 5:34am — No Comments
I figured it would be interesting to see how my practice changes as I progress, so here's my typical routine for when I practice;
stretch & slowly dance
begin warming up at quicker pace
completely engage in dancing/stretching
start slowly stretching/dancing with the hoop, while also including isolation type moves
waist hoop for an entire song in prayer position with eyes closed [both…
Added by bee on March 3, 2013 at 7:08pm — No Comments
So much easier than the regular escalator!
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on March 3, 2013 at 10:13am — No Comments
Dang this is tough but so slick.
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on March 3, 2013 at 10:12am — No Comments
Couldn't find the tutorial for this one again but I think that's what this move is called- I love it! Especially since I can move around easily.
(sorry I forgot to post this earlier!)
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on March 3, 2013 at 10:11am — No Comments
VI am three days shy of my one month hoopiversary. The progress I've achieved is phenomenal, however, there are definitly things I need to work on.
1.) I need to achieve proficiency on my opposite current. Particularly chest/shoulder hooping.
2.) My vertical chest hooping could be better. I need to practice transitions into vertical hooping.
3.) Transitions in general is something I should focus on. I want to bring together all the pieces and achieve a…
Added by Jen Pen on March 2, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments
I woke up in a very awkward sort of mood. I had to let go of a beautiful cat I found just the other day because I realized she was pregnant and I just cannot have kittens... so I've been sort of bummed. It was such a beautiful day and my friend asked if I wanted to go to the park so I naturally jumped on the hooping opportunity :] It was so amazing! We spent 2 hours each at two different parks between water and smoke breaks. I taught my friend how to hoop and do a few tricks and he really…
Added by bee on March 2, 2013 at 6:43pm — No Comments
Everything I'm working on, dance & hoop tricks wise, every single doctor told me I'd never do it again. Even as the sharp pain in my spine grows, as I can now do so much more than just reach down and touch my toes, gotta keep my faith alive. The pain is killing me, but I must keep my dreams alive, or how else do I live?
Today I need to slow it down. No more packing luches and heading out in the woods until I'm starving and about to pass out. I should no longer fear. I'm not so…
Added by Phoenix Sprite on March 1, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments
Some people make this look so smooth- I find it pretty tough! I should probably reshoot this with a regular hoop because it looks so choppy with an LED light because you can tell it's not spinning when you step through and that it's just being held. I would need more light though! It was so dark and overcast today, I originally shot this with a regular hoop but switched to the led because you couldn't even see the hoop otherwise. XD
Here's the vid! :)…
Added by Niisha Doodle on February 28, 2013 at 8:59am — No Comments
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Added by KamaHooptra* on February 27, 2013 at 5:54pm — No Comments
So I've been hooping for almost 2 years now, and I seem to have fallen into a rut over this winter. Before that, I would take any chance to get outside and into my hoop.. lately, it's almost felt like a chore - my routine is rather stale, I'm bored of the music, and it's all left me just kind of blah. Since starting to hoop, I've read blogs and entries of people hitting a slump, but like with anything, I always thought, "not me!".. well.. now what? :P
Now, to be fair, I have…
Always loved this move but occasionally got the rotating and grabbing wrong and ended up looking and feeling like a total newb. Thanks to Safire for the clear tutorial!
Watch my quick video showing the helicopter here:!
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 27, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
This is one badass trick.
Check out my vide-yo!
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 26, 2013 at 10:39pm — No Comments
We southerners finally have an awesome fire festival/retreat! Check out FLAME festival 2013, it's a great time. I'll be teaching this year alongside some incredibly talented flow artists from all over the country. It's…
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Dear thoughtful and considerate hula hoopers,
Yes, I am the original creator of this image. And I want to send out a thankyou to all the hoopers that have sent me notices about her and a few other images being used without permissions. I am in the middle of gathering a legal claim as they are not following a C&D, so until this is all settled. All hula hooping decals are buy one get one free, just mention in the notes below. It's so great to know that…
Added by Rachel Bond on February 25, 2013 at 8:24am — No Comments
This weekend I bought the supplies necessary to make my own hoops. It gave me the flexibility to try different hoop sizes at a low price. The taping wasn't perfect but they are pretty cute and it is pretty awesome that my husband made me my first one. I figure once I get a little better then I will order some hoop tape and make cuter designs. I started Friday but my step-kids were here and I didn't want to get too into it and embarrass myself at first, so I just practiced a few simple…
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Peace & love ~Kailey
Stoked to finally learn this move. XD
Here's my videooooo!
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 24, 2013 at 7:29pm — No Comments
I made an error on a previous video calling it a barrel roll when it was in-fact an isolated barrel roll! Here is my attempt at the 'traditional' barrel roll- (though honestly I REALLY need to work on my vertical chest hooping)
My vid, yo!
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 23, 2013 at 9:04pm — No Comments
Hello :] I hope you're doing well today. I accidentally slept until 2:30pm, swimming through dreams of past lovers and uncomfortable situations--- I was both relieved and distressed upon waking. It's the weekend, which is my least favorite part of the week because that means my parents are home..... and while I love them, I'm 23 and I've been living on my own for the past 4 years until now so it's not the greatest thing in the world having to start all over from square one. This difficult…
I saw my super hooper friend do this move a few months back and determined to learn it- it was so simple! XD I feel like a dummy not knowing it so long when it was so easy but so glad I have added this to my list of hooping moves.
Here's my video!
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 22, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Hi everyone! I've been a hooping addict and hoop performer for the past 3 years but it's been a bit of a struggle for me because I have an old injury that keeps bothering me. I broke my right foot about 10 years ago and it often gets inflamed and makes even walking a struggle at times. I hold my chin up and take it most of the time...I've traveled and performed all over the world and have dragged my bad foot behind me through the entire journey and ignored the pain. But recently, it's…
I love this move! And it's pretty easy!
Here's my vid. :)
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 21, 2013 at 1:44pm — No Comments
AGHHH! Was hooping at the gym an hour ago..everything was going great, one of the best flows of my life.. until I slipped and slammed my face into the ground….Great, first time getting a bloody nose had to be the time I see the most beautiful man in my life!! :’/
I was just hooping away to some britney spears in the small studio room and there was maybe two other people doing yoga or whatever, when this gorgeous rugged young man waltz in. He had this distinctive flavor to him, somehow…
Added by JJ Hula on February 19, 2013 at 9:16pm — No Comments
Hello~ hope you are doing well. I'm about to put on some music and pick up my hoop. I recently rearranged my bedroom so there's just enough space to hoop in one spot- which is nice for the days I can't play outside. I've found that having a really small space to work with has made me have to be really precise with whatever it is I'm doing- I think that I'm going to continue practicing in this small space even when I don't have to just so I can be more conscious of the space around me and my…
Added by bee on February 19, 2013 at 4:49pm — No Comments
YAAY! SO happy I made it to the double digits!
Here's a vid of me doin this one while my beloved walks our rabbit in the background~!
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 19, 2013 at 1:24pm — No Comments
Pyched to learn to hoop on my elbow- can't wait to be able to pass it back and forth between elbows!
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 18, 2013 at 4:18pm — No Comments
One week complete! YESSS!!
Me doing a foot pass!
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 17, 2013 at 7:33pm — No Comments
I just wanted to note the beginning of my 2nd year hooping, I recently acquired a job teaching spring and summber class's for age's 9-19 at 2 community centers in the Kansas city, Kansas area. Need to learn more on the Adobi primer element's 11 so that I can produce awesometasticness videos of my hula hooping journey, and the journey of the student's I teach or the apprentices I take on. And I am looking for one female recruit im thinking hopefully I will end up working with my friend that…
Added by nicole padelli on February 17, 2013 at 8:49am — No Comments
This was part of the pop-up tutorial but I think the pop-up requires that you come back up with the hoop on your torso so I just called it the drop spin. :D
Here's the vid!
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 16, 2013 at 8:33pm — No Comments
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Immediately after I posted my 30 Day Rope Dart Challenge my friend Olga asked me to make ones for fire fans, staff and poi. I do not want to do staff, hoops or poi because 30 Days would not even be the tip of the iceberg with those props. Plus this has been very interesting for me since I know close to nothing about rope dart and fans. The only downside with this one is that some of the videos are in Russian.
30 Day Fire Fan Challenge
1. Wall Plane Finger…
Added by Laura McG on February 16, 2013 at 2:32pm — No Comments
I want to get better at rope dart. I am a very determined woman. So I made up this list of rope dart tutorials...one for each day...for 30 days. It's supposed to serve as a get-good-quick kind of deal. They are numbered, but the level of difficulty may be in no particular order because I'm not a know-it-all with this prop. It can't hurt to try this though, except for your hands...they will hurt.
30 Day Rope Dart Challenge
1. Suicide Wraps…
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Almost skipped past this one because I already did chest hooping but glad I took the time to check out some tutorials and approach it as a beginner. :)
Here's my vid! It's kinda derpy but the sun was setting and I couldn't do a second take XD
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 15, 2013 at 9:02pm — No Comments
Hello~ for the past week or so I have been working on the limitation challenge for this month inside as it has been too chilly to play outside. I have noticed a sharp pain in between my left shoulder blade and my spine, it feels like there are lots of knots in this spot that I can move around with my fingers... I've been trying to adjust my posture and stretch it as much as possible but the pain isn't really going away. I'm worried I may have strained something as I'm a beginner and…
One of my favorite hooping moves- stoked to finally learn this and look forward to learning the horizontal cat-eye!
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 14, 2013 at 1:36pm — No Comments
Because I was having so much fun in teh forest today here's one of my hooping and givin' some tips! Ye-ah! :D
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 13, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
A new day a new move. So glad I didn't have to do any leg hooping today 'cause, dang! I sure am all bruised up from yesterday. XD
Video one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5coysZUxoGk
behind the back isolation
Video two: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3stnbplv2_o
just the one handed isolation
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 13, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Just got my invite into seeding #1 and I am SO excited!!
Added by Julianne Marie on February 13, 2013 at 5:11pm — No Comments
It seems like the time flew by but my one-month was already three days ago so I figure it's about time I record my progress. I haven't gotten to hoop quite as much as I would have liked. It's wintertime in PA so outside isn't an option, plus I live in the middle of a city so I'd have to drive somewhere to find a grassy space anyway. NOT hooping on concrete if I can help it, I tried once and I was being careful and I still managed to scuff the shininess off a little bit. So I'm basically left…
Just to let you know that we have taken on board the problems or potential problems that hoop power can bring. So we have sourced:
NEW RECHARGER KIT:Fast single battery charger, with extra built in safety features, highly recommended.
There's an instruction sheet, it is supplied with a USB cable.1 special 3.7v AA lithium battery with extra safety cut out design, these new batteries have a built in chip protection for reverse polarity problems.UK 3 pin plug adapter. Car…
Added by mandy from rainbow-hoops on February 13, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
Amazingly I found it WAY easier to do this move with my HDPE LED hoop as apposed to my lighter polypro that just kept bouncing off my legs and bruising my knees, back of leg, shins, ankles etc. I recommend practicing this with boots on 'cause when it hits your ankles or toes it reeeaaalllly hurts. XD
Here's a link to me managing to get the hoop below the knee and back up again!…
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 13, 2013 at 1:04am — No Comments
Smacked myself (and my boyfriend) in the face a few times learning this one...Also easier with a polypro as apposed to HDPE XD Once I got in the swing of it switching from side to side and back to chest it felt amazing.
Here's a link to me doing this move!
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 12, 2013 at 12:30am — No Comments
This summer of 2012 was full of first. First festivals ever attended, first time ever seeing someone hoop dance, and the first time I picked a hoop up myself... all within a few months of each other! What brings me here is a feeling that I am in need of good strong teaching and mentorship in life in general! I think most people do; ALL people do. I am looking for that in multiple areas right now, dance, expression and art included. I feel inspired by the rest of you. The advanced and…
Added by Julianne Marie on February 11, 2013 at 10:11pm — No Comments
Are you interested in becoming a certified hoop dance instructor through our ACE-approved Hoola-Fit program? If so, we invite you to join us in Sunny Florida April 26-28.
Experience an amazing weekend of learning, discovery, community and FUN FITNESS. Held at the Treasure Island Yacht Club, this gorgeous, waterfront venue is the prime location for our retreat-style teacher training. Get ready to spin up 16 hours of inspiration as you learn the skills necessary to become a pioneer in…
I've been wanting to learn this move for years!! I am amazed within 24 hours this was doable!
Here's a link to me doing this move. :) I definitely found it easier to do this with my light polypro practice hoop as apposed to my heavier HDPE LED hoop.
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 11, 2013 at 12:30am — No Comments
Everyone is at their own level of experience when it comes to spinning. There are beginner, intermediate and advanced spinners, give or take there may be a couple different moments of experience between those three divisions. Regardless of which point you are at with your spinning career, I have found that there is always something to learn from each level of experience and each individual. By bringing this subject to light I hope to achieve recognition that we are all each other's…
Howdy, hoopers! Gwendolyn here! So, after a lot of trial and error playing around with a hulahoop and learning from friendly hoopers I have finally found a free resource that lists a bunch of hooping moves and includes great video tutorials!!
Heres the website: http://hulahoopers.ca/hula-hooping-tutorials/
So, to celebrate I'm going to practice a trick a day for a month! Will post updates when possible~! :D
Added by Gwendolyn Eve on February 10, 2013 at 12:30am — No Comments
Once again, I've lost my passion for belly dancing. I went to a hoop jam with my best friend a week ago and ever since then, I'm obsessed with hooping again. There's nothing wrong with that, but it comes with a price. I can't quit belly dancing, I've committed so much time and money into it. I am fairly good at it as well, which is definitely a first for anything. There is a hafla coming up and I have a sword choreography to practice and create, but all I can think of is hooping. I don't…
Added by Asmara Rose on February 8, 2013 at 10:51pm — No Comments
For the past few years I have watched very close friends of mine evolve in the hoop, and for the past few years I had told myself there was no way I could ever be that graceful or skilled. I have FINALLY gotten to a point in my life, physically and spiritually, where I am more than ready to take on the challenge of flow. In fact, I'm gushing with emotion and anticipation - incubating myself until the summer is upon us and I may fly with the rest of you lovely hoopers.
So, I just…
Added by bee on February 7, 2013 at 3:25pm — No Comments
Its been almost two years since I have been on here... Wow! So much has happened. One of my reasons for coming back though, is I am going to try out for our schools talent show. I am a senior, so this will be the last year I can! I have been more open about myself, and figured this would make a bang. What im having issues with though, is the routine.
I would love to hoop to Bass Cannon by Flux Pavillion. I love the song. But should I hoop to match the beat, or just go out…
I'm kind of just stuck with waist hooping right now, and it's getting boring and frustrating pretty fast. Off-the-body tricks are out, because my ceiling is rather low, and my hoop rather big, and their meeting is forbidden. And when I try to hip or chest hoop... well, the hoop is just like "It's floor time!" and down it goes. Only once did I manage to catch it on my waist from my failed chest hooping.
Seriously, hip hooping shouldn't be this hard for me! I know I've got big hips, but…
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Added by jilljamison on February 5, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Work overload has been taking time away, needing hoop therapy to grow and expand my hooping skills. I haven't been able to be one with my hoop for a while now. Needing some inspiration and motivation. I know with my whole being that 2013 is going to be a wonderful, beautiful year and cannot wait to see what the universe has in store for me! High hopes in the now and in the future, Love and light <3
Added by vega on February 5, 2013 at 10:54am — No Comments
Yay, I hooped today!
And I learned a thing or two about the moves I've been working on. The lift up from waist to above the head has become easier, and I'm figuring out that I have to grab the hoop a lot earlier than I originally thought!
Next, I've discovered that neck hooping is relatively easy for me... but hip hooping really isn't! I have the movement down (it's just the same as belly dancing, actually) but I... maybe don't have the rhythm? It keeps dropping. I apparently…
Added by Runemist34 on February 5, 2013 at 3:26am — No Comments
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Many spinners will find that music is a strong component of prop spinning practice and performance. The music that you listen to on a daily basis may or may not be the right music for you to groove out to when you're spinning. Eventually we all fall into a flow tune rut. The same songs just don't give you the same carefree feeling anymore. The rest as follows will be categories of music to look towards for inspiration when spinning your props.
90s Rap--90s rap is my…
Added by Laura McG on February 2, 2013 at 11:32am — No Comments
i'm a beginning hooper. I've been hooping for about a month. I have a hoop but the tape is pretty much nonexistant. i've watched some tutorials on how to tape the hoop the right way to make it look seamless. i totally get it and it seems easy but idk if i should buy my own tape and do it myself or if i should just by a premade hoop since i'm new to it and all. the price will be about the same for the tape + shipping and a premade hoop + shipping.
What would you do if you were in this…
Today I finally got the lasso up and down trick! I was so excited. I also started the transition from my hand to my elbow! Its so exciting. I got my 9 year old neice interested in hooping too. Showed her a few tricks and now I think she's just as hooked as I am. Lol.
Added by Lady D on January 31, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments
An amazing Native Indigenous Cultural Exchange took place in Costa Rica with Native Spirit team. Brian Hammill, Palmer Lomakema, and Nedallas Hammill treated the crowds and dignitaries such as the Ambassador of the United States to world champion dancing in a gesture of solidarity of values.…
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Yesturday, two puppies drowned under the ice of a river. One of those puppies was the brother of my belated dog, Serge. The other puppy was a five month old pit bull, Envy, who was way too sweet.
Maya and I just went over to my brother's house. I had three dog treats in my hand, one for each dog. I gave one to my brother's dog first. Then I gave one to the pitbull puppy. And when I handed Maya her dog treat, for the first time ever, even more so with other dogs around her, she refused…
And that's basically how it's gone.
On Friday, I decided to refuse the idea of getting sick so completely, that I hooped for an hour. A full, straight hour of hooping! I was pretty tired by the end, but it felt great. I managed to lift up from waist to above my head twice without the hoop getting all weird... so, I know that it's possible to do consistently! I just need to keep practicing.
It was a lot more ab workout, and a lot more cardio than I expected, if I'm honest. The…
im not really sure who i am yet but im okay with that. i think the whole point of life is trying to figure out who you are, its a journey. if i knew who i was by age 17, i might as well be dead not living... although i might not know who i am, at least i know what i am. i know im positive,…
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In 2013 Im going to be the women I always wanted to be! I have many desires, ambitions and drive to becoming a better me! Geting to know myself and growing, learning, experiencing :))
Be on time
Stop over sleeping
Learn to HOOP DANCE <3
Take better care of my body in general, drink more water
Be a hard worker
Ride my bike
Go on Hikes
Call my brothers more often
Become an EMT
My locks will…
So, it's been a long time since I was on here... and it's also been a long time since I picked up a hoop! So much has happened, and I thought I might give a quick rundown of my dancing past, as well as my rest-of-life past.
First off, myself as now: I am a Writer, and I enjoy writing fantasy stories. I also love to read fantasy stories! I dream of one day being a published novelist, a freelance writer, and an editor. I also dream of owning a house out here in BC, on my own property,…
Added by Runemist34 on January 23, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Wow. Can you imagine it's almost the end of January! I feel like it was just yesterday that people were still trying to come up with their new years resolutions. I hope all of you have been successful in any and all of your goals.
I have been maintaining my daily hooping and am also considering continuing it for another 30 days or for a total of 90...maybe even a year (but I know some times life can be difficult and make that impossible). over the last couple of weeks there…
I've prolly made a hundred hoops. Sold a few, but mostly just give them away. I made my own LED(prodmod) and my own fire hoop. I don't want to write a depressing journal enrty, but at the same time I just feel like getting this out there. I'll be 53 this summer and it feels like I've just been plodding along on my little dirt hoop path. Almost six years now. My problem may be that I am a quiet ,awkward person. I know there are hoopers nearby, even in this town. None close to my age…
Added by Altaira on January 20, 2013 at 4:49pm — No Comments
Will try to update as I find places. Sources are listed from cheapest first.
Today I channeled a very unique flow through my mini's whilst dancing to Florence and the Machine. I am hoping that my efforts to reach out to hoopers here will be rewarded soon. I had an interview today, and of course I brought my hobby up. It's something interesting that most people don't know about, and are intrigued by. However, the manager that I interviewed with today said that he knew of hooping, and had a neighbor across the street who hooped in the warm days of summer. Of course, I…
It started out like any other goal.. A goal to lose weight, psht right, I'd been trying to lose weight for so long now, like this time would be any different, but I guess I will try.. Hula hooping seems like it would be fun, and entertaining.. but how much weight could one person really loose right?
Starting out at A whopping 200 pounds, thats alot of weight... this is the heaviest I've ever been...
and so my journey begins...
June 10th 2010... weight 200 pounds... Hopefully…
Hey hoopers !
Im writing today in hopes for a little feedback. I've got a silly girl situation that I don't really know how to combat. A supposed friend of mine keeps posting totally turd like comments on things I post on my own FB. First I deleted things... hoping that erasing it would cool off the situation. Then she came at me from her page for her hand made goods... which I liked to show her SUPPORT. Even though she has yet to return that same favor for my handmade hoops…
At first I was afraid that moving away from SoCal would extremely deter me from my hooping potential due to the lack of hoopers out here.
But that may not be true.
As I unpacked tonight, I paused and took my mini's in front of the mirror. I cranked up the music and just let myself flow. All the negative emotional residue was transformed into an angry and complex flow, a flow I only channeled once before.
Being isolated out here without fellow flow artists may be good for me.…