Photos taken in Prague at Hoopurbia
Meme by MEAN Business
I am an 18 year resident of Bristol, a mother of a teen and a toddler, an 18 year employee of ESPN and am on a mission to bring fitness, fun and flow to Bristol CT with an adult sized child's toy.
A hula hoop.
After 10+ years of hula hooping in my home to stay fit, and forever dreaming of one day learning the beautiful ways of hoop dance, tragedy and loss of self pushed me towards fulfilling my dream.
It was through hoop dance that I was able to bring myself back to center, shift my pain, and facilitate my own healing through flow and movement.
In June of 2013, I traveled to Prague for Hoopurbia, the World’s first urban hoop conference. While there, I had the pleasure of working with Hoopurbia Founder, Beka Hoops, Founder of MEAN Business and former Chief Visionary Officer at Hoopnotica, Jacqui Becker, Shakti Sunfire of One Hoop One Love and Kiani DEL Valle, dance teacher and choreographer.
I returned home with a fire and passion burning within and without hesitation, became a Certified Hoop Instructor so that I could begin to share that passion, fun, community, love and healing, that hoop dance had given me.
I have since continued my studies learning and training with amazing hoopers such as Hoopalicious of Hoop Revolution, Ann Humphreys of Line & Circle, Baxter of HoopPath, Jocelyn Gordon of HoopYogini and most recently, became a Certified Hoop Love Coach by Deanne Love of Hooplovers.
I cannot wait to help you to get fit, have fun, hoop your cares away and find YOURSELF in the hoop!
Check out my full story HERE