Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Whats the buzz

Sooooo. I am pumped and getting ready for a visit from Sam Resnicow this weekend for a 3 day workshop being held here in Florence.
Sam became a friend during the Hoop Idol competition this past spring. Sam took 2nd place in the competition, and I have been looking forward to meeting up with him, and having fun with our hoops.

Here is one of Sams videos.

So I am super stoked about Sam coming to teach in out little studio here this weekend! I will try my best to keep you posted. :)

Friday, April 22, 2011

know what? I kinda like it here.

Actually I think I want to keep the blog here, I rarely head over the website other than to fiddle with things here and there. This just feels like home.
So the past few months have been a little crazy on the hoop front.
I went and did something ridiculous, and entered myself into the Hooping Idol competition. This has been rocking my world ever sense! I am going to post my past entries here, then come back this week, and breakdown all of the stuff that has been going on in my head over the past few weeks with this competition.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

new site!!!!

we have moved to!!! this will be my site for the hoop shop and blog! ya'll come on over!!!!

Thursday, March 10, 2011


hoopenanigans will be moving into a permanent blog at my new web site shortly! ill keep you posted and get a little linky do up ASAP!

Friday, February 4, 2011

in the process

i am so sorry i have been MIA lately. i feel like everything i am doing right now is in is a beautiful place to be, watching things unfurl, but a little crazy for me too.
i am in the process of re-newing my business license, working towards a fitness training certification, hosting a weekly hoop jam, and getting ready to start hoop classes in columbia. lots of stuff.....!
i am so grateful every day for all of the wonderfulness that is manifesting! all of the good friends that are surrounding me with support, and encouragement. i am also made aware of the fact that once you step into the business arena of anything you have got to get those ducks in a row and fast!!!!!
dont worry, my hoop and i are totally still madly in love!!!! i have found the special hoop....even though i have been hooping with her for months now i still havent given it a what do you think???? she is a 37" mirror silver hoop with a strip of white grip in her core. of course now she is a scuffed and worn in, but she is perfect! like laughing with an old friend.

so it is, the process is what takes us to where we are the most comfortable in our skins, our elements. i welcome this new process. i look forward to what is on the other side, and i need lots of people to kick my butt till i get through.

till then, i am in the process.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

keep on hoopin.

so i didnt get a chance to post yesterday about day 4, but i did i have hooped a good bit, but very sporadically.
as a hoop maker, i get lots of hoop time in after i make a new hoop. i can not help but take them for a test drive!!!! every hoop i make goes for at least a 10 minute session around my living room, at which point i remind myself that it is not mine, and i have to put it down. it breaks my heart every time....hehe. today i made a really fun shiny kids hoop....those might be my favorite to make, just because the size is perfect for a living room hoopla!
i am getting the winter time blues, and i am really craving some outside hoop time. i want to try some fun cartwheel maneuvers i have been seeing lately, and really want to experiment with movement.....that is very hard to do in a 8x6 space inside....
i will be posting a new tutorial before the weekend, a little turn sequence for the hoopstars who are starting to learn lifts and shoulder hooping. ill post more on that soon.

Monday, January 10, 2011

day 3

today was day 3 of the 30/30.
i hooped in the living room again today, there was 1/2 a foot of snow on the ground outside!!!! brrrrrrrrr!
i hooped slow today working on isolations, and reversals most of the time.
i did get a short video of the double shoulder rolls i am working on right now, ill try and edit and post that as soon as the snow melts, and i get back to a normal work schedule.

i would really like to set some goals for the 30 day challenge,
not to sound vain, but my first goal is really to shed about 10 pounds right off the hips.
i would also like to work on gracefulness, and flow.
i would like to really hone in on what my style is and experiment with open space.

ill check back in tomorrow!

Sunday, January 9, 2011

30/30 chalenge.

yesterday i started the 30/30 hoop challenge. i already love this! i am realizing the older i get that i need more and more direction to get anything done. so the challenge of a 30 day practice was exactly what i needed to jump start my hoop life again.
i would like to apply it to several areas of my life while i am at it!
ill be blogging a good bit over the next few weeks to keep track of progress, and making note of new insights.

today is day 2