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10 Reasons to Start Hula Hooping Right Now

10 Reasons to Start Hula Hooping Right Now

The most fun 2017 new year revolution

Hoopers around the world are saying that a hula hoop has changed their mood, life, fitness, body and soul. Yes you can start hooping right now too. Join the FREE 7 Day Waist Hooping challenge. 

Check out the reasons why you are going to love this fun way to support your health, well being, creativity and connection. And scroll to the bottom for some free tutorials.

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1. Mood Enhancer

When you hoop up a sweat & increase your heart rate levels of neurochemicals serotonin, dopamine and norepinephrine rise in your body. This is what makes you feel oh so good while dancing around in your hoop.

2. Belly Blaster

Excess fat around the midsection is a strong risk factor for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and even some types of cancers. Blasting away belly fat by hooping is not only fun but it is essential for your health.

3. Stand Taller

Core strength is king! The strong core you gain from hooping will not only help to prevent pain and injury it will strengthen and improve your posture.

4. Disco Dancer

There is nothing worse than hearing your fav song come on but feeling too intimidated to dance and express yourself. The hoop is the ultimate dance teacher and partner.

Join the FREE 7 Day Waist Hooping Challenge : Daily Lessons : Move Your Body & Love It

5. Balance Giver

Hooping uses the left and right side of the brain and body improving strength and balance. When the body and mind are in balance so is life. The ultimate goal.

6. Brain Booster

Our beautiful brains have the ability to grow with new behaviours, experiences and focus. This is called neuroplasticity. As hoopers constantly learning moves and meeting new challenges we are strengthening our brains.

7. Friend Finder

Hooping is a great way to make new friends. With hoop groups and classes popping up all over the world and internet it is easy to find new hooper friends anywhere. Teach a friend today!

8. Heart Starter

A strong, healthy heart is essential. Increasing the heart rate often through hooping not only builds stamina and strength but helps to burn fat and support weight loss.

9. Soul Shaker

Hooping gives you a way and a reason to express your self, bring out your inner creative and shine your brilliant light.

10. Confidence Booster

Hoopers around the world report skyrocketing levels of confidence, finding new level of self respect and many even thank hooping for helping them to manage their depression and anxiety.

Free weekly hoop tutorials :  Subscribe to the Hooplovers YouTube channel

Ready to rock it? You will need the right size hoop. So to decide whether you want to get crafty and make your own or buy your first adult size hoop read : How to make a hula hoop or What Size Hoop Should I Buy?

 

How to Make Hula Hoop DIY

 

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25 Hula Hoop Tricks for Beginner Hoopers

 

 

21 day hula hoop flow challenge

21 Day Hoop Flow Challenge : Access Your Unique Hoop Dance Flow

21 Day Hoop Flow Challenge : Access Your Unique Hoop Dance Flow

Get ready to rock a new hoop challenge that is going to knock your Unicorn socks off.

Let’s talk about the F word! Yep the four letter one. 

F – L – O – W

Hoop dance FLOW

What does it all mean? Where do we find it? How do we get there? What should it look like? How must it feel?

Woah woah woah, too many hooping questions. 

You know that little tingling feeling you get when everything is just right in your circle, when you don’t think you just move and you feel like you could play forever? That’s flow. It is actually a state of focus. With energy. Flow is when you enjoy the process. Pretty cool huh? It is not something you search for, rather it is something you access. The most awesome thing is that it is always inside of you BUT you must dance, move and play to unlock it.

So that is exactly what we are going to do from November 1. Together. For 21 days. Dance. Move. Play. 

Every day I will share with you a new concept lesson to help you clear a pathway for your hoop dance flow and a daily flow session lesson that you can use as flow inspiration.

Yes that is 42 video lessons for you to play with and go back over any time you need + playlists + a support group + …HERE. Watch the video on this page and check out all the details for this challenge. I explain it more there.

If you are up for the challenge and want to hang with some other fun hoopers then sign up, join us, let’s do this!

 

Join the 21 Day Hoop Flow Challenge starting November 1 and access your own unique hoop dance flow.

What you get:

– 21 hoop dance flow concept lessons (daily video lessons taught by Deanne Love)

– 21 hoop dance flow sessions with break down and slow mo (daily video taight by Deanne Love)

– Unlimited access so you can repeat any of the classes or flow sessions any time you need

– Access to the private 21 day hoop flow challenge group

– Support from Deanne Love and Hooplovers around the globe

– A chance to open up to new style, flow and freedom in your hoop

– 21 Day Hoop Flow Challenge playlist to keep you flowing through your moves

Why do this challenge:

– It will bring new movement, freedom and flow into your hoop dance

– You will discover new strength, balance and connection in your body

– You will have a chance to explore hoop dance with Deanne Love and other hoopers (online) for 21 days and beyond

– You will deepen your hoop dance practice

– You will unlock the blocks between you and accessing hoop dance flow

This challenge begins November 1, 2016 and you will open a new hoop dance lesson and flow session every day for 21 days. After the 21 days you will have unlimited access to all 42 videos plus extra resources and videos provided by this challenge.

Scroll to the bottom of this page to see the daily video titles. You will unlock them starting November 1.

If you have been hooping for more than a couple of days you have probably heard about the concept of Hoop Dance Flow. There are hoopers all over the world “searching” for their hoop dance flow. But I have to wonder if we truly understand the meaning of flow. You see, flow is not something that we search for it is something that we access. But we need to get rid of the blocks before we can create a clear pathway.

There are three major block to hoop dance flow.

  1. Apathy : this is when you have accumulated a few hoop dance moves but your learning has kind of stalled and you are not quite sure where to go next so you are kind of doing the same moves over and over again.
  2. Boredom : this is when your skills are really improving but you don’t really have any new challenges so you are stuck in a hoop dance rut.
  3. Anxiety : when the challenges appear really high and you feel like your skills are just not quite improving as fast as you would like so everything seems a bit overwhelming.

So here is how I propose that we overcome these 3 blocks and we access our hoop dance flow together. We go on a journey together. 21 days. Every day I am going to give you a concept lesson plus a fresh, new hoop flow session so that you can open up to new tricks, transitions and technique.

Let’s call it the 21 day hoop flow challenge. And yes there will be challenges but you can go back over any of the lessons or flow sessions whenever you need and you will have extra support from me (a lot of it!)

The first 21 day hoop flow challenge starts November 1, 2016 and you can find more details here and sign up to get prepared to access your own unique hoop flow with me and a bunch of amazing hoopers from around the world!

Sign up for the 21 day flow challenge now.

Beginners Hoop Love Your Body Workout : Cold Water by Major Lazer

Beginners Hoop Love Your Body Workout : Cold Water by Major Lazer

Ok hooper it is time to rock some hoop symmetry. Pick up your hoop, any hoop, and let’s try this week’s Hoop Love Your Body POP workout together.

Even if you are just starting to hoop dance that does not mean that you can’t have fun and try some hoop dance choreo to some fun pop tunes.

Follow along with this first video and use the second video in this blog as a tutorial to help you work out any moves you don’t know YET. Roll it through a  few times and bring your own energy to this beginner hoop workout.

Major Lazer: Cold Water Beginner Hoop Dance

Major Lazer: Cold Water Beginner Hoop Dance Tutorial

I recommend this HLYB workout as a great daily warm up or a fun hoop dance flow a few times a week coupled with your other practice and workouts.

For more Hoop Love Your Body Workouts check out these videos below and subscribe to the Hooplovers YouTube channel here

Ariane Grande Into You Beginner Hoop Dance Workout

Hula Hoop Isolations Workout

Beginner Hula Hoop Workout – Waist Hooping

4 Minute Core Hula Hoop Dance Workout

 

Hoop Love Your Body : A full body workout with your hula hoop

Hoop Love Your Body : A full body workout with your hula hoop

Hoop Love Your Body started from a desire to build  a movement practice that was conscious, connected and flexible. A series of workouts, hoop drills and training sessions that would keep hoopers focussed, strong…but they had to be FUN!

My daily plan had to have a structure, so I didn’t get to the gym/park/studio/backyard and not know what to do or waste my time, it needed to be flexible in case my schedule changed, it needed to motivate me and be super effective for regaining my strength, fitness, balance and super hooper powers…plus elevate my mood and help me feel changes.

Woah. That was a lot.

I brought together all of the fun and effective elements that had given me success and made me feel amazing (most important!) over the years. Let’s call them the Hoop Love Your Body Elements.

Hula Hoop Workout for Beginners – Waist Hooping

One of the most fun hoop elements is the HLYB Workout. This is an interval training style workout. There are 8 intervals, 30-40secs each with a 10 sec rest for transition or stretch. That is 7 moves plus 1 flow session using the 7 selected moves. Check out the chart below to make up your own HLYB workouts or follow along with me int he video examples. You are going to love these full body workouts. Not only will they help you drill some moves for awesome hoop break throughs but they are ideal to mix in with your daily movement and exercise schedule.

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Hula Hoop Isolation Trick

Hula Hoop Workout for Beginners – On Body Hula Hoop Tricks

Do you use a hula hoop for your workouts? Do you like to drill certain moves until they feel more comfortable?

You can find a whole lot more hoop workouts and tutorials on my YouTube channel. There are new tutorials and workouts every week so subscribe here.

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