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 I'm going to teach two workshops at a flow festival coming up. What the lump indeed. I know that I've been spinning for a long time, and I love to teach but I have to admit. My confidence is sort of out the window. This semester has been awful so I haven't done much more than learn to juggle and I feel a bit out of practice, and my theory could use work.
So I thought to myself. Self I said. As a moderate goal I should get in 100 hours of fan practice before the festival.…
[ I wonder if I should do one entry a week and add notes as comments. Thoughts? ]
Today I hooped for a bit while waiting on my landlady to visit. I had my blues dance playlist on and, since I was so discouraged yesterday, just let myself dance with my hoop. I got some good waist hooping in, as well as some off-body hand hooping (I can't wait for my new hoop materials to come in; my hoop is way too hard on my hands). And, finally, for the first time, I was able to do neck…
Added by Adri on May 7, 2012 at 11:31pm — No Comments
It's been several days since I hooped. I got access to the Seeding classes last Wednesday, but only was just able to watch the first video. Waist Hooping. The most basic.
I've been playing with my hoop at home for a couple of years. I love the flow of it, and have no problem transitioning from core hooping to off-body hooping and isolations etc.
Apparently what I have problems with is the core hooping. I know I'm out of practice, and I know I'm coming off of an injury, but it's…
* Knee hurt a little, practiced after dinner and gave it a good stretch along with other stretches. It didn't hurt after stretching/warm up
Since my knee was hurting, I decided to do a pretty light practice. I was going to do primarily hand hooping, but my hoop is too big/heavy for a lot of hand work, so I scrapped that and decided to work on my off-direction hooping. Which is terrible.
It was a lot like learning to hoop again and reminded me of how terrible I was at the…
I've only been hooping for a ew weeks and I wish I had more time to practice :( I try to get at least an hour in a day but it's hard sometimes. Which is sad because I'm at home all day most o the time. Any of you other hoopers have small children?lol. I loe my son but he's just been so clingy lately , I think it's because I wasa working and not seeing him too much and I quit my job so now he just wants to spend as much time with me as possible. I got him a little hoop to play with so maybe…
I've been working towards creating a hooping community in my home town. Its been a beautiful struggle, if you can imagine those two words fitting together.
Beautiful in that I make hoops and I take them everywhere I go and people love them. There is nothing that parallels the feeling of joy I get watching adults remember how to be play and watching children just do what children do naturally. I would do it all the time if I could. And this is where I get to the struggle.
Added by Poppy on October 29, 2011 at 12:38pm — No Comments
XTREME URBAN HOOPING: verb. The act of hoopdancing your heart out down a busy street in the city. Beyond just walking with your hoop or spinning it on your hand, XTREME URBAN HOOPDANCING calls for full out dancing all over your body while maneuvering around light poles, fire hydrants, and other people.
Haha- well it's not really XTREME, per se, but it's definitely much more challenging! Today was the…
Added by Lynette Hoopstasy* on July 26, 2011 at 11:17am — No Comments
Added by Amber Elaine Hocker on May 4, 2011 at 6:29pm — No Comments
Alright, so I was up really late last night and am totally exhausted right now. :( Makes for more difficult hooping. But anyway, I had my first ever practice session that lasted for more than 5 minutes. Well, okay, I guess my last filmed session was nine minutes, but long sessions are diffiult for me. I just don't have the cario to practice for an extensive amount of time, but last night I had my first ever thirty minute practice session. :D It was awesome and I learned a…
Added by Molly Miller (b0wieh00ps) on April 16, 2011 at 8:04pm — No Comments
I set out on a new Assemblage project that seems to be taking on a life of it's one. I was outside working today for five hours straight and feeling awesome as I collected dead branches, planks, cinder blocks, bones, glass jars and tools. What brought this little escapade to an abrupt end was when I stepped on 1/2 an inch worth of shiny silver nail. I can now barely walk. And by that I mean I hop around on one foot and a cane. My life sucks right now. I don't know what's going to happen…
It was a beautiful day for February so I decided to venture out and do some public practice today at friendship park. It was a little bit windy, which threw my poly everywhere (in the middle of a boys football game, for example) but I didn't let it deter me. I used poly 1 & 2 and I also used my other older hoops so I could get a little of an arm workout in.
There were a lot of people at the park today but as usual I didn't pay them any mind. Some people would stop and watch but…
Added by Fleur de Hoops on February 13, 2011 at 3:07pm — No Comments
Well, it's been a month since I started hooping. I can't believe it. I've gone from, 'I suck' to being able to keep the hoop up for several minutes at a time, floating a bit, halos, and hip hooping. I've also made several of my own hoops including a water hoop. (that takes some getting used to.)_I've gotten neck hooping down pretty well, too, but it doesn't go anywhere else... not to chest…
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Added by Lori aka Glitterhoopz on November 30, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments
I will be holding a beginner hoop workshop in Barcelona from at the beginning of march.
As I am staying few days more, I am interested in meeting spanish hoopers and gather together ;)
This is the page where you can purchase the entrance: http://www.liubiza.com/
My nickname is Lucy Borderline on facebook, please feel free to add me and let's meet up!!
Added by liubiza on November 26, 2010 at 6:30am — No Comments
Added by Kitty Kat on October 24, 2010 at 5:26pm — No Comments