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Hoop Dreams: 15 Mesmerising Moves for Aerial Hoop Beginners

 

Embarking on your aerial journey can be exhilarating, but let's face it – it can also feel like stepping into a whole new world filled with an array of names and terms that seem like a maze. From countless names for seemingly similar moves to a unique aerial language, it's completely natural to feel a bit overwhelmed at the beginning. Don't worry; I've got your back! In this blog post, I'll be your guide, helping you navigate through the aerial hoop (also known as lyra) realm with ease.


Discovering Beginner Aerial Hoop Moves:

Let's start your aerial adventure on solid ground with a curated list of beginner hoop moves that are perfect for those taking their first steps into the aerial arts. Mastering these foundational moves will pave the way for your aerial journey, empowering you to soar gracefully through the air.


Let's dive right in!


  1. Mounts: Learn various ways to get onto the hoop, such as the straddle mount, gazelle mount, or pullover mount.

  2. Basic Seat: Sit inside the hoop with legs hanging down, finding balance and stability.

  3. Pike: Extend the legs straight out in front of you while seated in the hoop.

  4. Knee Hang: Grip the hoop with your knees while hanging upside down, transitioning from a seated position.

  5. Mermaid Pose: Wrap one leg around the hoop while hanging from the knees, creating an elegant pose.

  6. Front Balance: Hold the hoop with both hands and extend your body horizontally, finding balance with the hoop at your waist.

  7. Back Balance: Hold the hoop with both hands and extend your body horizontally, finding balance with the hoop at your upper back.

  8. Bird's Nest: Wrap your legs around the hoop while hanging upside down, crossing the ankles for stability.

  9. Gazelle: Hang from the hoop with one knee and one ankle, creating a dynamic and visually striking pose.

  10. Single Knee Hang: Grip the hoop with one knee while hanging upside down, transitioning from a seated position.

  11. Star Pose: Extend the body into a star shape while hanging from the hoop, spreading the arms and legs outwards.

  12. Straddle Inversion: Transition from a seated position to hanging upside down in a straddle position.

  13. Back Roll: Roll backwards in the hoop, transitioning from a seated position to hanging upside down and back up.

  14. Amazon Pose: Hang from the hoop with arms extended overhead, creating a visually captivating pose.

  15. Half-Moon: Extend one leg out to the side while hanging from the hoop, creating a crescent moon shape with the body.


Remember, it's important to learn these moves and progress in your aerial hoop practice under the guidance of a qualified instructor who can ensure safety and proper technique.

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