Yearly Archives: 2015

Spinsonic hula hooping video in Digbeth, Birmingham

Check out my new video, filmed at the Custard Factory and surrounding area in Digbeth, Birmingham.  The music is Bella Belle, by the Electric Swing Circus available on iTunes here.  They are a 6 piece electro-swing band from Birmingham fusing the best of 20s swing with dirty, awesome, electro beats.  They […]

Hula Hooping in Oldbuy at the Christmas Lights Switch On

5 Ways to Support a Healthy (Hooping) Lifestyle

Taking up hula hooping in 2013 was the catalyst for a number of beneficial changes to my lifestyle.  The physical changes that that making healthy choices has had has been astounding.  My energy levels have rocketed.  My skin which was previously tired, dull, and prone to rashes and spots is […]

7 Tips for New Hula Hoop Performers

7 tips for new hula hoop performers Getting started as a hula hoop performer is exciting, and scary, and glittery, and hard work! I have performed at private parties, burlesque shows, festivals, street parades, carnivals, street entertainment, and even retirement homes.  I love performing and feel so very lucky to […]

Hula hoops - when it all goes wrong!

3M Grip Tape

3M grip tape – what’s the big deal anyway?

3M grip tape has been a game changer for many hula hoopers.  What’s the big deal anyway? Before 3M, I had always used gaffer grip tape, and have experimented with sanding and surf wax – and being a happily obsessed hoop nerd I couldn’t wait to try 3M tape out. […]

Adult Hula Hoop Disco – 15th August @ The Tiki Bar in the Prince of Wales, Moseley, Birmingham.

Spinsonic Entertainment and the Bonnie Rockers are joining forces on Saturday 15th August to bring you Birmingham’s only adult hula hoop disco, at the Tiki Bar in the Prince of Wales, Moseley, Birmingham. If you have never hula hooped before, no problem! Rachel Spinsonic is on hand to get you […]

Hoops Rock! Hula Hooping Fairies at the St. Giles Hospice Solstice Walk Party

Hoops Rock! brought all the hoops to the St. Giles Hospice Solstice Walk party for hula hoop taster sessions and a hula hoop disco! It was a fantastic evening, and the walkers went on to raise over £100,000!

What Size and Type of Hula Hoop Do I Need?

I am often asked by students in my class and hula hoop customers about what size and type of hula hoop they should get.  Hoopers who have been using a 25mm MDPE pipe for a while usually really want to get their hands on a polypro, or even two polypros […]

Why do people say that hula hooping is such good all round exercise for all ages and fitness levels?

Why do people say that hula hooping is such good all round exercise for all ages and fitness levels?   With hula hooping you get a cardio workout, you develop muscle, tone and sculpt your body, you improve balance and flexibility, and many hoopers report that they find their sel […]

Hooping Video of the Week!

Ok, so this isn’t a new video, but i saw this for the first time today and it is one of the best, and funniest hooping videos I have seen!  Hoop Fighter II by Marawa the Amazing.  And yes, if you haven’t seen her before, believe me, she is amazing! […]