Hula Hoop


The End of Saturday Hoop Classes & the Start of Something New 4

Last Saturday was truly the end of an era, as I held the last ever Saturday hula hoop class at Sam’s Gym in Oldbury.  I have been doing Saturday hoop classes for nearly 4 years, and made some wonderful new friends that I am very glad to have in my […]


How a hula hoop took a Brummie hula hooper to No. 10 Downing Street

I never dreamed that when I first picked up a hula hoop around 3 years or so ago, that it would take me to No. 10 Downing Street, the residence of the Prime Minister of Great Britain! I often tell my students in my Birmingham and the West Midlands hula […]


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, […]


Spinsonic Entertainment in Woman's Own

Spinsonic Entertainment in the press!

I was thrilled to be featured in Woman’s Own magazine last week.  I was splashed across two pages, with a fantastic article about how I began hula hooping, and how it developed into Spinsonic Entertainment,  teaching and performing and selling adult hula hoops online. I have had a lot of […]


Birmingham MIND and hula hooping for physical and mental wellbeing

I am thrilled to be able to provide hula hoop classes for physical and mental wellbeing at the Birmingham MIND Beechcroft Wellbeing Centre in Erdington.  Readers of this blog will know that I am passionate about promoting the benefits of physical activity (in particular hula hooping!) for physical and mental […]

Bimingham MIND

Weekly Drop In Hula Hoop Class for Fun & Fitness Returning on Saturday 9th January 2015.

The Spinsonic Hoola Academy Hula Hoop Class for all levels is a  drop in class every Saturday from 1pm – 2pm at Sam’s Health and Fitness, Wolverhampton Road, Oldbury (attached to the Oldbury College of Sport).  First timers always welcome! This is a friendly, fun class where you can learn to hula […]


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. […]