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A toolbox for movers, teachers & parents excited to share hula hoop fun & games with children of all age groups. Little Circle Online Course
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This comprehensive online toolbox is brought to you by Deanne Love (qualified primary school teacher and founder of  & Hayley Hoopla (professional hula hooper, circus instructor and entertainer) As educators, performers and hoopers we have collected a huge abundance of resources over the past 20 years and reveal our secrets in this online course for you.

  • Would you like to offer engaging children’s hoop classes and parties filled with fun games and activities?
  • Baffled by how to keep kids engaged in hoop classes and parties?
  • Not sure how to go about getting bookings and gigs?
  • Do you struggle with keeping your classes & parties flowing and exciting?
  • Are you overwhelmed by what it takes to share successful hoop classes with children?

Little Circle Toolbox is for

  • Anyone who adores children and wants to share hoop fun and games
  • Hoopers who want to share hoop classes & parties with children
  • Teachers who want to offer new ways to move and express
  • Parents who are looking for fun hoop party and playtime ideas

Little Circles is designed to give you the skills you need to create hoop lessons, parties and programs that will enhance your student's:

  • self esteem & social interactions
  • object manipulations skills
  • spacial awareness
  • locomotor skills
  • gross & fine motor skills
  • enjoyment of physical activity, dance & modern beats
  • muscle tone, back alignment
  • left / right awareness
  • body awareness
  • fight against obesity​
  • appreciation for dynamic performing arts
  • flexibility, dexterity, agility
  • hand-eye coordination
  • balance
  • overall body strength
  • group participation & morale
  • creativity & self-expression

Our wish is for you to create new and joyous movement programs for your school, community, studio or family.

Little Circles includes 10 jam packed modules including videos, PDFs and written material that you can stream or download.



Getting Started | Things you will need to know before you start teaching. 



Keeping Kids Engaged | Craft entertaining and creative classes and parties that will have all the kids actively engaged and having FUN!



Hoop Tricks for Children |  30 child appropriate hoop tricks with individual video break down.



Hoop Combos |  10 fun hoop trick combos to teach and share



Games & Activities | Perhaps the most fun module. A range of super engaging, playful hoop games and activities for all levels. A video library of hoop fun 



Hoop Cards | Your very own printable Hoop Cards plus a variety of ways to use them in your classes and parties. 



Hoop Class Essentials | Including a preparation checklist, class plan examples and powerful ways to wrap up your successful hoop gig.



Stretch Your Imagination | examples of how to use creative movement journeys and class themes.



Hoop Biz |  including client questions, party structures, unique offerings to get you booked and pricing strategies.



Bonus | fun playlists, lesson templates, how to make your own music and a lot more.

Make a Difference

Never underestimate the difference you can make when you empower a child with the gift of self expression and creative movement.

Online Training

Stream and download at any time. You have access to all content anytime you have an internet connection or open your downloaded files.

Stream & Download 24/7

The easy to use online classroom gives you the ability to download or stream all videos and written material on to any computer or mobile device.

Learn at your pace

Learn at your own pace and unlimited lifetime access to all course content.


  • Who are we? What is Little Circles?
  • Before you start teaching
  • Teacher Talk: Answering Your Questions
  • Safety: Teacher Talk
  • Age Groups & Hoop Sizes
  • Where to get jobs & gigs  
  • Setting the Space & Vibe
  • Setting the Space & Vibe Pt2
  • Creative Classroom Strategies
  • Power of Praise
  • Grouping Techniques


  • 30 Hoop Tricks for children including individual video break down for each trick.
  • 10 hoop dance combinations for children including video break down for each combo
  • 10 Trick Intro
  • 10 Trick Game
  • Hoop Yay! Intro
  • Hoop Yay!
  • Alternative to Hooping Competition (Waist Hooping)
  • Using Props
  • Hoop Swap & Variations
  • Hoop Freeze
  • Freeze Game Ideas
  • 4 Corners: Rockstars
  • Copy Cats
  • Razzle Dazzle Olympics
  • Hoop Orbs
  • Hoopscotch
  • Hoop Rolling Ideas
  • Spinning Macareena
  • Hoop Says…
  • Tag Team Showtime
  • Thread the Needle
  • Games with Hoop Cards video
  • Hoop Cards Printable
  • Prepration Checklist
  • Hoop Class Plan Example
  • Ideas for Wrapping Up Your Class


  • Creative Movement Journey with Hayley
  • Taking them on a Creative Journey: Example
  • Class Themes
  • What else could a hoop be?
  • Questions for Clients
  • Example Party Structure
  • Ideal offerings to get you booked (specific examples)
  • Pricing your offerings
  • Little Circles Playlist
  • How to make your class music
  • Lesson Plan Template Example
  • Booking Confirmation Example

Who are we?

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Deanne Love

Qualified primary school teacher and founder of

Deanne Love has launched a global revolution inside the hula hoop. Hoopers from around the world tune in to learn from Deanne’s fresh and passionately positive style of hoop dance instruction. The one time primary school teacher and creative founder of shares high energy live and online classes, workshops and performance-based hoop education. Her mission is to inspire global beings to find their true potential through movement and self-expression via hoop dance.

Deanne Love’s desire to connect adults and children through dance, music and fun fuelled the creation of international hoop community Hooplovers. She now inspires hundreds of movement entrepreneurs around the planet to find their own path as successful hoop dance instructors via her Hoop Love Coaching program.

Hayley Hoopla Kids Hoop Dance
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Hayley Hoopla

Professional hula hooper, circus instructor and entertainer

Hayley Hoopla is a professional Hula Hoopist, Circus skills instructor and renowned children’s entertainer. She’s presented on stages, in schools and performed for families Australia wide for over 15 years. Her natural ability to let her inner child shine allows her to connect with children on a level that keeps them engaged and focused in her hoop sessions. Hayley’s passionate about sharing her wealth of knowledge with hoop teachers on how to deliver fun and engaging hoop experiences that everyone will love. The hoop is a wonderful confidence building tool that’s accessible to everyone, so why not jump in and get spinning & begin to witness the self esteem of those you share your skills with sky rocket.


Most frequent questions and answers
10 x packed modules supporting you to become the most creative and confident you can be. Including video, PDF and written library.

Module 1: Getting Started Module 2: Keeping Kids Engaged Module 3: Hoop Tricks for Children Module 4: Hoop Combos Module 5: Games & Activities Module 6: Hoop Cards Module 7: Hoop Class Essentials Module 8: Stretch Your Imagination Module 9: Hoop Biz Module 10: BONUS 

10 x weekly guidance emails. You will have access to the full course immediately however you will also receive guidance emails for 10 weeks taking you through the full course week by week.
Access to the private Little Circles group supported by Deanne Love & Hayley Hoopla. A space to connect with other teachers around the world.
Once you have enrolled in Little Circles online course you will receive a welcome email. This email will have all of the details to help you log in to your online classroom. 
You will be able to stream or download all of the videos, PDFs and text information included while you are in an internet connection.
You will have lifetime access to the Little Circle online course.
We start together Nov 11th however you can take the course at your own pace. You can work through it week by week using our guidance emails or you can devour it all at once and take everything you need at once.
Starting together on Nov 11th  means we learn and grow as a group, we are together to support each other int he fullest capacity. Teaching and sharing with children is both exhilarating and exhausting…let’s do this together to ensure we all get the support we need.
Hayley and Deanne have both worked successfully as full-time hoop teachers for many years, contracting many other teachers, reaching 100s of schools/venues and thousands of children. The information included in this course is what they have used to find that success.
Completing the Little Circles course does not guarantee that you will find work as a children’s hoop teacher however it is designed to support you to do so if that is your vision. We also believe that schools and community centers are hungry for fresh, professional and engaging classes and workshops.
This toolbox is crafted for anyone who loves working with kids. It is also for hoop teachers wanting to specialize, and parents or teachers wanting to bring the benefits of hooping to their school, community or classroom. It is also great for parent to find new and fun ways to share with their children.
It is not essential that you are an expert hooper, everything included in this toolbox is about having fun, sharing with joy and providing a range of activities and tool for children to learn to express themselves through hooping.

Every lesson, party or workshop is going to be different. We cover pricing strategies and also talk about negotiating with clients.

Hayley and Deanne often charge between $350 – $500 for a children’s hoop party/show. Deanne also charges per student for incursions in schools with an income of $250 – $1000 per workshop. However some organisiations may ask you to work for free, a trade or for minimal payment. Each situation you enter will depend on your connection, your vision, your income goals and so much more.

In Module 1 of the course, you will find information on places to start researching. Reaching out to a variety of this places and venues with a professional offering, appropriately priced and with the required insurance/training will give you a greater opportunity of finding work as a hoop teacher.

Awesome yes! You can send all of your questions to Look forward to hearing from you!

Join our global circle of other teachers, movers and parents sharing hoop fun with children. Get the support and inspiration you need.

Our mission is to support you to feel confident guiding children’s hoop classes, parties & workshops

  • To gift children with all-inclusive ways to move their bodies and express their joy
  • To give teachers & parents the tools to support children to be active in creative ways
  • To offer a range of activities as alternatives to competitive sport
  • To support teachers and parents to feel confident in guiding children’s hoop classes, parties & workshops

Ideal for classroom teachers, community coaches, team leaders, parents.

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