Supporting Hoopers with Chronic Pain

Hoop Love Coach Carissa Talking about Chronic Pain

Carissa Becker is a Hoop Love Coach and a dedicated hooper dealing with chronic pain. This blog post is an inspiring resource for Hoop Teachers supporting students who are living with chronic pain. It is a beautiful reminder that modifications and support are vital elements of all hoop classes and workshops. Carissa shares the powerful … Read more

Seated but not defeated: Spinning injury into an asset

Knee surgery! I don’t have time for this! But there it was, smack dab in the middle of my Hoop Love Coach Training 2016. Ugh! My first ever hoop classes were already scheduled around what I believed would only be a 2-week recovery. The procedure was a breeze but the recovery would require no-weight bearing … Read more

How to keep your hoop students motivated

As hoop teachers we all want our students to leave class feeling energized with a sense of achievement. We want them to feel excited to practice at home and stay motivated both at home and in class. But what happens when they lose their hooping mojo? How can we keep them motivated? I asked the … Read more

What I Accidentally Learned by Organising a Hoop Retreat

This is a guest post written by Missy Cooke the founder of Lansing Hoops and creator of the Michigan Hoop Dance Retreat Before organizing a hoop dance retreat, I thought it was as simple as imagining a really cool event, and then asking everybody to show up. I had no idea how much work was … Read more