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When I first picked up a hula hoop, I never could have imagined the personal growth these circles would allow me to achieve. For as long as I can remember, I have battled mental and physical health issues, such as depression, anxiety, and an eating disorder. However, through the help of my flow practice, I
A driving factor for me to continue teaching and performing is to help people feel comfortable and happy in their own bodies, their own skin, and with their own unique style of movement. So many of us feel uncomfortable, unsatisfied, and unhappy with our own bodies, and how we move, and hooping can help transform
Darbi is known for her non-judgmental teaching style, can-do attitude, and extremely fun hoop classes. She loves to hula hoop because it allows for meditation and exercise in one practice. She completed her Hoop Coach training with Deanne Love (Hoop Lovers Coach). She seeks to help others thrive in life by nurturing body, mind and
Michelle is a Hoop Dance Fitness instructor located in Rochester, NY, USA. She focuses on body-positive, fun fitness classes and workshops for ages 13+. Michelle’s hooping journey started in 2012 and has evolved as she learned to practice fitness as a celebration of what a body is capable of, and not a punishment for what
For Erica Preston, founder and driving force behind Hoop to the Rhythm, hooping is about more than just exercise. It’s a philosophy and a beneficial practice. Since picking up her first adult hoop in 2011, she’s been committed to sharing her love of this unique form of expression with her friends, family, and community. She
Tina finds joy and bliss in many forms, but her main passion is movement! Tina has been hooping for 9+ years and is a certified Global Hoop Love coach. She also is a certified Kundalini and flow yoga instructor. Tina has received her Bachelor of Arts in theater performance, a minor in dance performance, and
Donita Live, she is a holistic entertainment fitness leader. In 2010 she earned a BS in Health and Human Science degree from the University of Tennessee. She is currently certified and active with Silver Sneakers and Silver Sneakers/FLEX. She leads local classes of senior citizens 65 and older to stay active and independent. Donita is
My first memory of hooping was when I was in early elementary school. Towards the end of the school year, we had field day where there were hula hoops. Turns out that I was surprisingly good at waist hooping and won the hooping competition that day. Ever since hooping has been a part of my
I began learning to hoop in 2011 from my good friend Becky, she’s such a rockstar at everything she does! I loved it imediately! Fast forward to March 2018 when I became a Hoop Love Coach!! Since then not only do I love to hoop, I love to show others how to in a class setting.
Hooping found Em in 2017 (and she is incredibly grateful that it did!); having struggled for many years with depression and, to an even greater extent, anxiety, she was often at a loss as to the way to real happiness. Dancing with hoops has helped her open the portal to finding the joy and peace that were
Leslie Holstein shares her love of hooping in the greater Cleveland, Ohio area. She offers beginner hoop dance classes to all ages and specializes in children’s classes and beginners. She offers a fun program for scouts as well as workshops for scout camps and performances. Stretch For Flow also makes and sells beginner dance hoops
This Nebraska gal has been hooping since 2005! Teaching since 2013. currently teaching in North Platte NE. My hooping practice is constantly evolving. But I fall in love with this simple toy again and again, every day! With endless creative possibilities, the feeling you get from exercising with a hoop is unlike anything you have