Buy your very own hula hoop for fun, fitness and flow!
Our hoop range is handcrafted in Melbourne for exercise, weight loss and hoop dance. Find the hoop that’s right for you in our range of sparkle and styles. Or, contact us to create your own design.
Created from quality, 100% Australian made durable, flexible plastic for a longer lasting hoop
Which hula hoop is right for you?
This comes down to 2 things: look and hula hoop size!
Once you have selected a hula hoop design that you love, whose spunkiness will inspire you to play, the next step is choosing the right hula hoop size.
Dance, fitness & kids hula hoops have grip tape incorporated into their designs which helps keep them up.
What size hoop do I need?
As a general guide:
- 80cm for littlies (up to 6 years old)
- 90cm for big kids and intermediate hoopers
- 100cm for beginners
- 110cm for tall/big build beginners
Bigger hoops give your body more time to learn, connect and respond, making on-body hooping easier.
For beginners, a bigger, heavier hoop is a good place to start. A good size for beginners is the distance from your toes to your belly button. If you are quite tall or have a bigger build, we suggest starting with a 110cm hoop.
As you progress and do more off-body tricks, you may want to buy a smaller and/or lighter hoop.
STYLE OF HULA HOOP MATTERS TOO – DANCE, POLYPRO, OR PRACTICE?
In a nutshell:
Dance hoop – buy hula hoop for beginners and on-body jams. These are fully taped hula hoops and often come in a range of patterns, sparkles, designs. Consider with or without grip tape.
Practice hoop – buy hula hoop for beginners-intermediate who don’t need a super shiny hoop. These hoops are usually a plain colour plastic and come with or without grip tape.
Polypro hoop – buy hula hoop for beginners to intermediate. These also come taped or untaped, and with or without grip tape too. So you have loads of options when it comes time to buy a hula hoop.
We’ve created a thorough blog on the differences between an HDPE dance hula hoop and polypro hoops here. Check it out if you want more detailed breakdown on the differences between the tubing. In a nutshell, for new hoopers, go for a bigger dance hula hoop, with HDPE tubing. For people that have been hooping a while and who are trying out lots of different moves, a polypro hula hoop might be the go. Practice hoops are also great for thrashing around and are great for minimal worry.
Treatment of the hula hoop: let’s be honest (shiny VS naked)
Some people are highly protective of their hula hoop, and that makes sense, you work hard for ya money! Others know their own tyranny or perhaps have children and no item is sacred anymore, and prefer to use practice hoops that are a bit cheaper, and have less tape on them. With a basic practice hoop it doesn’t matter so much if they get scratched.
Practice hoops are great for thrashing around and a good choice for playing with on hard surfaces like concrete. To help stop the drop, make sure you get a hoop with grip tape on it. Here’s a pic of some of the orange ones we sell. You can find practice hoops in both HDPE (heavier plastic) and polypro (lighter more flexible plastic). Buy hula hoop styles that work WITH you.
For the prettiest hula hoop in the park, go taped polypro
Whether you care or not about your hoop tape staying intact, a shiny taped hoop like this Indigo Sunrise polypro hula hoop here make beautiful gifts (for yourself, too) and are the most dazzling character at any gathering.
Absolutely buy hula hoop polypro (taped) if it’s BEAUTY you’re after. There’s a reason most professional hoopers use taped polypro for their shows (WOW! Much SHINY! So much COLOUR!) and once purchased, some folks play with them on grass and in the safety of carpeted rooms. Shiny. So shiny. So pretty. So nice
Buy hula hoop loopie-doops that work for your DANCE
As a general guide, when Googling “buy hula hoop”, think: dance hoop for on body, polypro for off-body. Boom.
Izzit time to buy hula hoop? Iz your choice!
It’s your game, ultimately. I’d recommend starting with a dance hoop and from there, adding a polypro hula hoop or two down the track for some off-body hoopla. You can always add another hoop down the track. Our advice? Buy hula hoop styles that you LOVE to look at and they’ll be more fun to play with.
We’ve got a pretty awesome range of hand-made hula hoops created here in Melbourne, Australia. Check out the online store to buy hula hoop HOOPLA in a range of sizes, styles and colours.