Frequently Asked Questions
I'm a beginner, what hoop should I get?
Measure from the floor to your belly button and take off a couple of inches. This is the diameter of hoop you are after. We find most adults love a 39inch HoopFit Waist Hoop and 2 HoopFit 30inch Hand Hoops. If you are shorter that average hight you may prefer a 36inch or if you are tall and/or curvy you may with to go with a 41inch hoop.
Do I need to buy a hoop for class?
No, we have plenty of spare hoops although we recommend that you buy one after your first couple of classes.
WHAT IS POLYPRO AND HDPE?
The are both types of plastic. Polypro or polypropylene is lighter, more responsive and generally used in HoopDance. HDPE or High-density polyethylene is heavier and therefore better for beginners and HoopFit classes.
I WANT TO LEARN HOOPDANCE, WHAT HOOP SHOULD I GET?
If you are a complete beginner then we still recommend you go for the above however you may wish to move to a 36inch hoop or a polypro. Some hoops are better for specific tricks thus why hoopers end up with such a collection of hoops. Believe me you can never have too many.
Why does the hoop Keep falling down?
Firstly check that you have the right size hoop and then have a watch of this video. Keep practicing but if you can't get it consider booking a 1 to 1 class.
I've never been able to hoop, can you help me?
You do not need to be able to hoop before you come to a class, we always start the class by teaching waist hooping. Yes our teachers spend a lot of time learning how to teach the basics, they have taught hundreds of people and most people find the larger hoops make a huge difference to their hooping.
Can I learn at home?
Yes! Being able to hoop anywhere is one of the great benefits of hooping. We have several online tutorials you can use here.
Don't forget to put on your favourite track and rock out or try hooping while watching your favourite TV series. Your body will thank you for it!
What should i Wear?
Please wear normal gym cloths and trainers to protect your feet. Natural fabrics grip the hoop better so try to avoid lycra tops.