Hoop Play Program

What is Hoop Play?

Hoop Play is a program that helps you gain fitness and feel more confident in your body. It uses hoop dances and maneuvers that ensure that you’re getting better in stability, whole-body coordination, focus, posture, and mobility. Its rhythmic movements are similar to dancing, which makes it fun. Coordination and fitness are gained with increased practice, which provides motivation. It is now certified in Canada as a standardized exercise that can be used for educational purposes and for maintaining fitness.

Programming for Schools

The programming made to fit into the school system is especially dedicated to kids in grades K-12. It is founded by Megan. Megan Selanders is a certified Hoop Play Instructor that is gifted; her skills ensure that your child will be kept engaged throughout the sessions. She specializes in ensuring that your child receives his or her educational needs and physical needs according to the curriculum requirements while having fun.

It has many activities that include hoop dances and creative play that will help you hone your child’s coordination and concentration. It will help your child become more confident in his or her body because it will improve stability, posture, emotional well-being, and determination to succeed.

Who is Megan?

Megan is simply very talented and experienced in what she does as a hula-hooper, a toss juggler, and a facilitator for large and small groups. She is versatile and very engaging and her trained and experienced to work with individuals with different abilities.

She is entertaining and able to work with people of all ages, from kindergarten to the elderly. She uses her arts to teach children how to play and enjoy their innocence. For the elderly, she believes in health-care and promoting a healthy lifestyle for those who don’t like sports or aren’t competitive. She believes that hula-hooping is a form of self-care and therapy.

Megan is certified in:

  • Facilitating programs with children
  • Teaching the first level of Hula Hoop Play
  • Suicide prevention and identifying risk factors
  • First aid for physical injuries and mental health
  • Teaching Kids with complex and varied needs
  • The Mandt approach in dealing with harmful behavior

She has conducted activities in lots of different places including military centers, schools, and counseling centers across all Canada in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Ontario.

Reviewing Megan

Megan constantly receives outstanding reviews wherever she goes to train students. She is great at working with students of all ages and is a wonderful resource to the staff too, getting her many rebookings each year! She is talented in incorporating science to connecting of mind and body to receive the holistic, therapeutic effects of hula-hooping exercise.

Outcomes from The Curriculum

From our curriculum, you can expect that the requirements of the Health and Fitness curriculum needs will be well met and that your child’s literacy performance will improve drastically. You can expect:

Your child will have increased confidence and awareness of his or her body and what it is capable of doing in individual play.

  • Your child will develop social skills and make friends in non-competitive group play.
  • Your child will become much more coordinated.
  • Your child will be taught about boundaries using the hoop to demonstrate
  • Your child will learn about core energy and strength.
  • Your child will learn the importance of activity and living healthier.
  • Your child’s reading and writing skills will be improved as they practice moving his or her eyes in directions from left to right.
  • Your child will learn how to improve his or her breathing in exercise.
  • Your child will learn how to have an increased attention and concentration span.
  • Your child will become more motivated and have more positive moods.
  • Your child’s brain will be better developed because the effect of exercise and the rhythmic movements creates more pathways in the brain which fine-tunes their fine and gross motor skills