To Everything, Turn, Turn, Turn… The turning of the seasons From summer to fall Reminder of Nature’s bounty Abundance for one and all One of the fundamental elements of hoop dance is turning. We turn to learn to move in our hoops. We turn to learn a new trick. We turn to add some flourish and flair. We turn… Read More To Everything, Turn, Turn, Turn…
Hoop therapy. It was a dark and stormy night, not so much outside but there was a torrent of emotion brewing within. Grace came in the glow of my LED hoop and the beautiful, soulful, bluesy music that moved me deeper into both dance and hoop, through all those tender feelings. Got hoops? I have… Read More Hip to These Rhythms and Blues
Stretching into a new expression, in the hoop and beyond.
In the Two Left Feet dance studio; the red and purple mirrored sanctuary of hoop dance possibilities. Lots of new hoop dancers begin their hoop journey in this space.
Beachy Hoop Play from Jodi Lilly on Vimeo. I was in Santa Barbara for a friend’s bachelorette weekend and of course, I brought hoops. We had so much fun celebrating that it was the last day before we got around to putting our toes in the sand. It was a gorgeous, windy day at the… Read More Beachy Hoop Play
This past summer was unusually busy for me, brimming with hoop practices; weekly hoop classes; and a couple of trips to the Midwest to see family, attend my High School Class Reunion and teach a hoop class to classmates I hadn’t seen in decades. And then there was the Hoop Camp Retreat. This was my… Read More Looking Back to Move Forward In Hooping As In Life
I started the 30/30 Hooping Challenge on January 8th with hundreds of other hoop dancers from all over the world. We checked in daily at Hooping.org and it was great to see how many of us kept at it. The challenge was to hoop for at least thirty minutes every day for thirty days straight.… Read More After the 30/30 Hooping Challenge… Benefits Abound
I just returned from a week-long Mermaid Retreat with thirteen other women on the mystical, magical Garden Island of Kaua’i. I hadn’t been there since 2001, so it was a real treat to go back, this time in the company of a group of women–most of whom I didn’t know–all of whom became sisters within… Read More Hoop Dancing in Kaua’i
I’ve been through a bit of a hooping slump, lately. I guess it was bound to happen eventually. Normally I find at least a half hour nearly every day to hoop. In the past few weeks I’ve had more missed days than I care to admit. Other concerns have been sucking up so much of… Read More Back in the Hoop