Learn to Body Hoop: On Body Hoop Dance Moves Start here for Beginners & Beyond

WANT A STRONG CORE TO SUPPORT YOUR BACK, CREATE LEAN SHAPE AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH, HAPPINESS, AND STRENGTH? OF COURSE, YOU DO! THIS WORKSHOP IS GOING TO TEACH YOU ALL THE FOUNDATIONS AND THE MORE ADVANCED ON BODY MOVES TO IMPROVE YOUR CORE STRENGTH AND POSTURE. BEST OF ALL IT IS FUN AND CREATIVE.

If you are new to hooping or working on strengthening your on body hooping skills then this is the online workshop for you.

Body hooping is the foundation of hoop dance; it is a workout, a dance, and playtime. This online workshop shares all the instruction & support you will need to kickstart your on body hoop dancing journey, from understanding the basic dynamics of keeping the hoop in rotation to more advanced on body manipulation.

Be sure to watch the intro video, by clicking the link above, to hear a break down of this entire workshop. Also check below for a complete list of what you will learn in this workshop.

This online workshop is designed to get you moving and grooving inside your hoop. With some play time and this workshop's guidance you will be enjoying the spectacular benefits of hooping; feeling and looking fabulous while having fun! A wonderful resource for all beginner hoopers as well as a great library for those teaching hoop dance to others; taking you from foundation through to flight.

Throughout this, On Body Hooping workshop we will work on some hoop drills that will accelerate your learning as well as your hoop fitness and strength. The hoop drills are a great compliment to your freestyle hoop dance and play. Try these hoop drills daily or weekly to maintain your hoop strength as you are progressing with your on body hooping.

See the introduction video for more information in specific moves in this workshop.

In this workshop you will learn:

  1. Introduction to on body hooping
  2. Hooping Warm Up
  3. The foundations - Before You Start
  4. Hoop Drill 1
  5. Belly Breaks
  6. Stopping the Drop
  7. Hoop Drill 2
  8. Foot Work - Prepare to Dance
  9. Hoop Drill 3
  10. Arm Movements
  11. Hoop Drill 4
  12. Hip Hooping
  13. Knee Hooping
  14. Knee to Waist
  15. Vertical Waist Hooping
  16. Waist to Chest
  17. Chest Hooping
  18. Shoulder Hooping
  19. Hoop Drill 5
  20. Stretch and Cool Down
  21. Buying a Hoop


In this workshop, I use a 95cm / 37" dance hoop made from HDPE pipe. A hoop of a similar size or larger is recommended for total beginners. When purchasing a hoop for the first time please talk to your hoop maker/seller about the right size for you.

Course curriculum

  • 01

    Some extra information for you

    • Join the Hooplovers.tv group

    • A quick message from Deanne Love : Let's connect

    • Terms & Conditions

  • 02

    Intro

    • Getting Started

    • What to Expect

  • 03

    Warm Up : Off Body

    • Warming Up for Hoop Dance

  • 04

    Before You Start

    • Getting Ready to Play

  • 05

    Hoop Play Time 1 : Waist Hooping Drill

    • Hoop Play Time 1

  • 06

    Belly Breaks : Fun Ways to Find Balance

    • Belly Breaks - Going Both Ways

  • 07

    Stop the Drop

    • Stop the Drop - Save the Hoop

  • 08

    Hoop Play Time 2 : Belly, Breaks & Hips

    • Hoop Play Time 2

  • 09

    Foot Work : Dancing with Your Hoop

    • Foot Work - Dancing in your Hoop

  • 10

    Hoop Play Time 3 : Footwork Drill

    • Hoop Play Time 3

  • 11

    Arm Movements : Getting Creative

    • Arm Movement - Getting Creative

  • 12

    Hoop Play Time 4 : Hoop Dance Combination Drill

    • Hoop Play Time 4

  • 13

    Hip Hooping

    • Hip Hooping

  • 14

    Knee Hooping

    • Knee Hooping

  • 15

    Knee to Waist

    • Knee to Waist

  • 16

    Vertical Waist Hooping

    • Vertical Waist Hooping

  • 17

    Waist to Chest

    • Waist to Chest

  • 18

    Chest Hooping

    • Chest Hooping

  • 19

    Going All the Way

    • Going All the Way

  • 20

    Shoulder Hooping

    • Shoulder Hooping

  • 21

    Hoop Play Time 5 : Spiralling Up & Down the Body #hooppower

    • Hoop Play Time 5

  • 22

    Stretch

    • Stretch - Cooling Down After Hooping

  • 23

    The Right Size Hoop for You

    • Buying a Hoop

On Body Hoop Dance Moves Start here for Beginners & Beyond