How to Have an Unexpectedly Awesome Year

How to Have an Unexpectedly Awesome Year

Wow – what a difference a year makes! This year I have been blessed to grow Lansing Hoops from a small, barely there hoop dance ‘business idea’, into something much bigger. I’ve spoken to hundreds of kids about the fun and fitness of hooping....
How to Stop Holiday Anxiety

How to Stop Holiday Anxiety

Hey there Lansing Hoopers! How’s your week going so far? I was doing okay until I realized that next week is already  Thanksgiving! Where the heck did November go?!? I’m hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year so now my mind is whizzing with details about...
How to Let Loose On Vacation

How to Let Loose On Vacation

Barbecues, friends, chilaxin’ all day, followed up by an impressive fireworks show at the end of the night. Ahh. I love the 4th of July. Plus, the next day is my husband’s birthday, so we always try to take a long weekend to celebrate. How was your...
How to Recover After a Rough Start

How to Recover After a Rough Start

Have you ever had one of those weeks that starts off on the wrong foot, and then afterward, you just can’t shake it? That happened to me earlier this week, and it has been taking all of my willpower not to let it ruin the rest of it. As I sat brooding yesterday,...
The Summer Soul

The Summer Soul

Even though, in Michigan, it dropped to less than 40 degrees this week, I can still feel summer on the horizon. Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping. And last week’s 3-day downpour turned the grass and everything living a nice luscious shade of green....
Hoop Dance FAQs

Hoop Dance FAQs

I’ve taught over 500 women and children to hoop dance. But for every person who learns, 10 tell me how it’s impossible for them. That means I’ve heard “I could never do that” well over 5000 times! But guess what? Every single one of my...