• Instant Access

    When you sign up for any class, you'll get instant access to all of the content provided. As well, your courses are easily organized within your own personalized profile account.

  • Downloadable Content

    Not only can you stream these online tutorials 24/7 you also have the option of downloading and saving them to use anywhere you like!

  • Follow Along Instruction

    Safire's teaching style focuses on building skills as you move through the course curriculum. Using building blocks to develop natural progression, comfort, and confidence.

FAQ

  • Do I have to watch the video at a certain time?

    No, all the course curriculum is pe-made and organized for your use at anytime allowing you to work through the lessons at your own pace.

  • Do I have to pay monthly?

    No, for all our classes you pay a one time only fee. No monthly subscriptions.

  • Do the classes expire?

    No, once you have enrolled all the content is yours to keep and is also available for direct download.

  • Can I enroll in an advanced class even if I'm new to hooping?

    Absolutely! All the classes are designed to help students develop their skills lesson by lesson so even beginners can learn advanced tricks. As well, the sooner you try something, the sooner your body will start to find it's rhythm and comfort.

What students are saying...

“This site is wonderful! It is loaded with information. You will not be disappointed with this course. Thank you so much Safire for taking the time and dedication to put all of this together. 5 stars, a great resource for teachers! ”

Stephanie of Scarborough Hoopers

“Safire knows what the teachers needs are! She's very profund in every detail like how to build up your own business, marketing, hoop tricks & combos, how to teach to different kind of students, the making of hoops and much more! The course is built up very clearly so you can't loose "track". I loved the course and I can highly recommend it!”

Karin Senn

“This course exceeded my expectations! My spirit feels rejuvenated and ready to share my love for the hoop with the community. This is a helpful tool in brainstorming the HOWs, WHOs and WHYs related to sorting out the pieces that make a cohesive and strong business plan. I feel so much more prepared. I will recommend this course to anyone who wishes to explore the hoop and all it's advantages. ”

Jasmine Eggert

“This is one of the best website I have ever found on hoop dance teacher training! I'm so excited to start my career now. As this class as really paid off because I have been given a job offer at the YMCA!

I have learned so much for Safire and I feel more prepared to go into the work field.

Thank you so much for this wonderful opportunity! ”

Megan Norris

“I have learned so much and can't wait to get started

:) Safire is an awesome teacher!”

Dakima Jackson

“An insane amount of content! Anyone who's watched Safire's tutorials knows how thorough she can be and her training is no different. She shared ideas, topics, and troubleshooting tips that I had never enough considered before. I went from being unsure about teaching hoop classes to running multiple classes per week and selling hoops all across my city. Thank you Safire for sharing your knowledge and experience with all of us!”

Melissa Collins

Course curriculum

  • 01
    Introduction
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    • Welcome to the classroom
    • Boss Hoopers Facebook Group
    • Discovering your teaching style
    • Assignment: Why you want to teach hoop dancing?
  • 02
    Setting up Your Classes
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    • Introduction to Being an Entrepreneur
    • Finding a Studio
    • Places to Teach
    • Things to Look for in a Studio
    • Tips for Teaching Outside
    • What Should I Charge for my Classes?
    • Ways to Collect Payment
    • Student Numbers: How many students to have in one class?
    • Resource: Class Punch Cards
  • 03
    Learning How to Teach
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    • Creating a Healthy and Welcoming Environment
    • Learning How to Teach
    • Learning Styles
    • Various Teaching Methods and How to Use Them
    • Stages of Trick Understanding: Trick Breakdown
    • Tools for Individual Troubleshooting
    • Reflective Journaling
    • Video: Lesson Reflections
  • 04
    How to Lesson Plan
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    • How to Write a Lesson Plan
    • Lesson Plan Template
    • Creating a Unit or Class Series
  • 05
    Class 1 - 12 Lesson Plans
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    • Course Quick Reference Chart
    • Beginner Level 1: Classes 1-6
    • Teaching Beginner Level 2
    • Beginner Level 2: Classes 7-12
  • 06
    Video Tutorials of Tricks
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    • Preparing to Teach
    • Waist Hooping
    • The Peacock
    • Passing Around
    • Revolving Door
    • Jumping to Waist
    • Hand and Arm Dancing
    • The Box Step
    • Turning
    • Toe Taps
    • The Helicopter
    • Above the Head
    • Front Lift
    • Front Down
    • Knee Hooping
    • Neck Hooping
    • Neck to Chest Hooping
    • Introduction to Chest Hooping
    • Chest Hooping: No Arms
    • The Shimmy
    • Chest Hooping: Arms In
    • Hover
    • Stepping out of the Hoop
    • Foot Pick Ups
    • Vertical Hand Hooping
    • Weaving the Hoop
    • Changing Planes
    • Back Lift
    • Back Down
    • Vortex Shoulder Drills
    • The Vortex
    • The Jump Through
    • Knee Chi Up
    • Chest Chi Up
    • Pixie Jump Through
    • J Motion Throw - Old School Video Tutorial
    • Walking the Dog - Old School Video Tutorial
    • Hand Cycles
    • Stirring the Pot - Old School Video Tutorial
    • The Corkscrew
  • 07
    Video Tutorials of Combo Moves
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    • Combo 01
    • Combo 02
    • Combo 03
    • Combo 04
    • Combo 05
    • Combo 06
  • 08
    Class Activities & Exercises
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    • Community Circles
    • Icebreakers & Group Activities
    • Warm Ups
    • Flow Challenges
    • Cool Downs
    • Assignment: What is a great class activity you have experienced and why?
  • 09
    Classroom Management
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    • Types of Students you'll Experience
    • ​Competition Reduction
    • What to do if you have an Overqualified Student
    • Adjusting to Your Students
    • Ideas for Instructing Mixed Skill Level Classes
  • 10
    Creating Workshops & Other Forms of Teaching
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    • Creating your Own Course
    • Creating Themed Classes or Workshop Topics
    • Where to Offer Workshops
    • How much to Charge for Workshops
    • Hoop Jams
    • Drop-In Classes
    • Teaching Private Lessons
    • Team Teaching
    • Assignment: Create your own Lesson Plan
  • 11
    Making and Selling Hoops
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    • Making Hoops for your Students
    • Types of Hoop you Can Make or Sell
    • Selling Hoops in Class
    • Tips for Selling Hoops
    • Custom Hoops vs. Pre-Made Hoops
    • Making Hoops - Part 1
    • Making Hoops - Part 2
    • Kinds of Hoop Tape - Part 1
    • Kinds of Hoop Tape - Part 2
    • How to Tape Hoops - Part 1
    • How to Tape Hoops - Part 2
    • Resource: Tape Display Sheet
  • 12
    Music & Tone of your Class
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    • Setting Class Tone with your Voice
    • Energy Levels & Choice Words
    • Using a Microphone While Teaching
    • Setting Class Tone with Music & Setting
    • Class Music: Tips for selecting great tunes!
    • Resource: Audio Silence Track
  • 13
    Becoming a Leader & Building Confidence
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    • Inspiring Others
    • Challenging Yourself
    • Building Student Confidence
    • Teaching students to Love the Process
    • Love the Process Video
    • Meditation and Hooping
    • Connecting with Other Teachers
    • Developing and Maintaining a Personal Practice
    • 16 Steps to Jumpstart you Hoop Practice
  • 14
    The Business Side (Ewwwww... the boring stuff.)
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    • Assignment: Create a Business Outline
    • Video: Naming your Company
    • Choosing a Company Identity
    • Accounting and Budgeting Tips
    • The Services Your Company Can Provide
    • Business Checklist
    • Assignment: Create Your Goal List
  • 15
    Marketing & Advertising
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    • Video: Marketing Yourself
    • Marketing
    • Getting a Logo
    • Business Cards
    • Posters: Design Tips and Where to Post
    • Advertising Online
    • Building a Website
    • Ideas for Promotions
    • Performing as a way to Promote Classes
    • Mailing Lists and Gathering Contacts
    • News and Public Media Attention
    • Video: Sample Interview with Safire
    • Popular Interview Questions
    • Resource: Sample Press Release
    • Building Credentials and Accolades
    • Assignment: How will you promote your classes?
  • 16
    Certification
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    • Assignment: Hoop Skills Video
    • Assignment: Quiz
    • Congratulations and get your Certificate

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