self acceptance


Mental Health Awareness Week & How Hula Hooping Can Help Your Mental Health

It is Mental Health Awareness Week. Shout out to all the people struggling to get through each day. Shout out to all those who are not doing too badly at the moment but waiting for the Black Dog to reappear.  Shout out to everyone fighting their own personal battles and […]

Hula Hoop Workshops

Hula Hoop Workshops

My Weapon of Choice for Inclusion & Community Cohesion – a Hula Hoop. Tips for creating an Inclusive Exercise Class.

My passion is hula hooping.  But if you’re reading this you probably know that already. I love it because it’s fun, makes you feel fantastic, and because it’s inclusive and adaptable so that nearly everyone can find their joy of hula hooping. My other passions are inclusion, inclusive exercise, and […]


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 […]


Bimingham MIND

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 […]


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 […]