Hoop Love


Facebook’s copyright violations policy and what you can do

In the online hula hoop community, we like to upload videos to Facebook and Instagram of ourselves hula hooping to or favourite music. I have posted many of myself and other hoopers on my website www.hoopsrock.com Why do we do this? We upload because we like to share our practice, […]


Three life lessons that hula hooping has taught me

There are  lessons I have learned about hula hooping that relate to so much more than the act of hula hooping.  Here are three lessons that I learned from my hula hooping activities that have had an impact on the rest of my life.   1) When a task, a  plan, a […]


In praise of hula hooping in small spaces in the winter

Every winter sees a shift in hula hooper’s living arrangements, as furniture is moved to the sides of the room and breakables put away, as we are forced indoors to hula hoop for much of the season.  For hoopers with low ceilings and small rooms hula hooping in small spaces presents a […]


Hula hoops - when it all goes wrong!

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 […]


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. […]

3M Grip Tape

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 […]


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 […]


Silencing The Inner Critic

I used to hate the though of uploading videos of my hooping. I look so crap! All the mistakes! The face pulling! I watch myself, and criticise and hate on me. I’m a Mean Girl! When I watch others hoop videos I just think how awesome they are – why […]