Hoola Hoop Dancing: It’s Not Just for Kids Anymore!

LED hoola hoops

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A creative dance idea

There are so many creative ways to make dance even more fun.  One of my favorites is the hoola hoop fad.  Like many kids, I played with one in my youth but I don’t remember doing it to music.  Hard to believe we didn’t because it’s such a natural fit.

A great dance workout too!

It’s fun.  It’s challenging.  It’s a great workout.  If you want to give it a go, don’t use your children’s hoops.  They’re too light for an adult and it will be way more frustrating than it has to be.  Adult hoopa are weighted differently and are much easier to use.


Here’s one of my favorite hoop dancers.  Great moves and great skill with the hoops!

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And here’s one where the hoop itself is spectacular.  I love the idea of creating a hoop that plays with the light this way so there’s always something fun to watch, even if the dancer is not as good as this one:

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Inspired?  Get yourself a hoop, put on your favorite music, (bikini optional), and dance!

by LaurieAnn Lepoff

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