Hoop dance is a beautiful fusion of dance, play and circus skills.
It can take many forms - a way to keep fit, a movement meditation, choreographed dance, creative self-expression, with LED's or fire hoop dance becomes a stunning glow show.
Hooping can be : meditative, energising, playful, calming and fun.
It's individual. A fun, healthy, all-round happy-making activity for people of all ages and stages.
Experiences to move every body
LEARN TO HOOP
Everyone can hoop! Online hoop dance classes, tutorials and workshops in your area.
Emilie has been playing with hoop dance since 2009 when she saw Grace Jones hoop, realised life was missing something circular and found Emma Kenna’s classes. Since then she’s been hooked on hoop and has performed in large choreographed acts as well as solo and smaller group shows across the UK, and was in the final 10 of Hooping Idol 2014.
She’s taught over 1,000 people to hoop at classes, festivals and workshops including pensioners, policemen, toddlers and bankers. Interested in hooping as a release and a challenge; a tool for creativity and health.
FROME HOOP DANCE BEGINNERS COURSE - Thursdays nights from September
PROGRESSION SESSIONS - 4 week course in November
Emilie studied Fine art In Context and has worked in moving image, glass and physical performance.
Her work has been shown across the U.K. and Japan.
Fully insured Equity member.
As a hoop dancer she’s performed in front of crowds up to 10,000 people at venues including the O2, Speigeltent, Secret Garden Party and Wilderness Festivals. Working with single, double hoop, fire hoop, LED hoops, fire fans and fire palms; Emilie loves performing live and has been involved in large scale shows with Macnas, Protein Dance and Fireworks Collective.
Classes and workshops are subject to a cancellation fee if less than a week's notice is given. In the unlikely event of some or all of a course being cancelled by The Joy of Hooping, we'll offer you a replacement or refund. All our hoops are hand made to order. As a result, they may have character! We aim to produce beautiful bespoke hoops - please chose your colours and design carefully as custom designs are non-refundable. HOOP CARE Please treat your hoop with love. They like to be played with often and will serve you well. - Cold conditions can cause cracking - Heat, humidity and storage conditions can alter hoop shape - Damp can cause tape to detach - Shiny tapes may scuff on some surfaces - Don't feed them after midnight • Be aware of yourself and your surroundings. Don't do things that hurt and mind the chandeliers! • Careful how you coil - if you have a travel hoop follow the instructions and be gentle please. HELP! I hurt my hoop... We offer a Hoop Hospital service - get in touch with the patient's details and we'll see what we can offer in the way of TLC. We have an awesome bedside manner. ------------------------------ If you are unhappy with your order, please notify us by email as soon as possible so we can help. Used hoops cannot be returned. - x -