Hooping During Pregnancy

Ever since I first started sharing the news that I was pregnant, the absolute first response I’ve gotten every time is, “I can’t wait to see you hula hoop with a big baby in your belly!” Many people are skeptical that it’s even possible, but so far I’ve proved them wrong. I’m into my thirdContinue reading “Hooping During Pregnancy”

Hula Hooping Classes for Kids

This June, Kayla will be teaching “Kids Intro to Hula Hoop Dancing” through St. Cloud’s Community Ed program. Hula hooping is a fun physical activity you and your children can enjoy together. Strive for improvement, learn new tricks and practice together for hours out in the beautiful summer weather. Hula hoops can go with youContinue reading “Hula Hooping Classes for Kids”

Flow Class Routine – Week 5

Last week in our hoop dance “Flow Class” we taught this series of moves: Helicopter Revolving Door Large Vertical Pass with Leg Kicks Vertical Jump Through This routine wraps up our spring Flow Class. During our final class tonight we will go over all of the tricks we’ve practiced and incorporate them into a moreContinue reading “Flow Class Routine – Week 5”

Flow Class Routine – Week 4

In our fourth Hoop Dance “Flow Class” session we learned a sequence of moves and ended with a transition into the same sequence using the opposite side of the body allowing us to become comfortable with the moves in both directions. Right Side Warrior (Pass to left hand “thumb-to-thumb” at hip level) Left Side ReverseContinue reading “Flow Class Routine – Week 4”

Flow Class Routine – Week 3

Our third hula hooping “Flow Class” focused on some isolation moves with the hoop. Again they can all be performed one after the next to form a complete routine that can be repeated and practiced over and over. Isolation (One- and two-handed) Vertical Isolations Whip Outside Isolations Flip Check out this video tutorial from CaroleenaContinue reading “Flow Class Routine – Week 3”

Flow Class Routine – Week 2

In week two of our hooping “Flow Class” we taught the following moves to be performed one right after the next. The final move puts you right back where you started to easily repeat the series of tricks in your hoop practice. Waist Hooping On the Body Breaks Step Out Off the Body Breaks FloatContinue reading “Flow Class Routine – Week 2”

Flow Class Routine – Week 1

This week in our hoop dance “Flow Class” we worked on the following moves then put them all together in order to create a mini hoop dance by flowing from one move to the next. The last move loops right back into the first so you can practice the sequence over and over again. SMEARContinue reading “Flow Class Routine – Week 1”

Hooping Video Downtown St. Cloud

We shot this hooping video in front of a mural downtown St. Cloud, MN last summer after our day long hoop photo shoot. It makes us miss the warm weather and we can’t wait to be able to hula hoop outside again. The groovy soundtrack in this video is “Shakedown Street” by Boombox. They makeContinue reading “Hooping Video Downtown St. Cloud”