Hula Hooping Hooping used to refer to basketball. Now there are multiple descriptions for hooping that include a round ring called a hula hoop. In the 50s, hula hoops were small, round plastic tubes made primarily for children to spin around the waist. See our Historypage. Today in the 21st Century hula hooping has become a serious form of exercise, dance, meditation, spiritual practice and stage performance for adults as well as fun for people of all ages.
Hooping Trends This website includes some of the latest Kinds of Hooping. Each new form of hooping tends to incorporate other forms of exercise or dance with a hula hoop.
Hula Hoop Dancing Adds dance to hula hooping with music. Spins the hoop around the waist, while dancing, twirling, moving the hoop up and off the body and jumping through the hoop to the rhythm of music.
HoopChi Combines dance and Tai Chi-inspired movements with a hoop. HoopChi uses the frame of the hoop to stretch and tone the body.
Hoopilates Combines core strengthening Pilates-type exercises with a hula hoop.
Hoop-Yoga Combines hula hoop stretches with a with a series of Yoga-like stretches.
Every day there are more and more ways to incorporate the hula hoop into some form of dance, exercise or practice. There are a variety of Hula Hoop Tango videos and the first Hula Hoop Line Dance featured below. Stay tuned for more Kinds of Hooping examples...