Tag Archive for Ask Hoopalicious

Ask Hoopalicious: Handling Handsy Hoop Fans

[Hoopalicious helps hoop performers smartly handle unwanted advances.] Dear Hoopalicious, How do you handle handsy attendees at whatever concert/rave/festival you’re performing at without ‘making a scene’ or disrupting the show? Just to clarify, I think the fact I have to ask this question is bullshit, I should be allowed to scream PISS OFF to guys that grab me at shows,…

Ask Hoopalicious: What Helps You Stay Committed?

Dear Hoopalicious, What’s the one most valuable feature, attitude, mindset, complimentary practice….that one thing that helps you stay committed to your hoop practice religiously or compliments your hooping bad assery abilities? Thank U hoop mama of ALL hoop mamas ;o) Suni Shine Hi Suni! Thank you for your great question. I struggled for YEARS to get myself to have what…

Ask Hoopalicious: How Do I Become a Performer?

Dear Hoopalicious, How did you get your first paid performance? Did you seek it out, someone approached you, etc? ~Braelyn Z Hi Braelyn! This is a great question! I don’t actually remember my VERY first paid performance gig. When I first started hooping I was mostly selling hoops and teaching others how to hoop, but over time, being at various…

Ask Hoopalicious: The Balancing Act

Dear Hoopalicious, I am working on my knee hooping. When leg hoop, especially the flamingo, my weight bearing foot keeps shifting around as I am trying to hoop on that knee. Since the weight bearing foot keeps moving around that makes me unstable and sometimes I almost lose my balance. Once I actually fell. How can I keep the weight…

Ask Hoopalicious: Does Size Matter?

Dear Hoopalicious, What’s the easiest way to figure out which size hoop is best for your body structure? I have a really broad chest/shoulders, and it seems like no matter what I do, I can’t get my flow going; especially whenever I attempt doing shoulder/chest hooping moves like vertical chest hooping. I’m not sure if I’m just not working my…