Circle Games at Hoop Camp 2012!
It's just one of the amazing collection of workshops  hoopers will experience 
at Hoop Camp 2012

Circle Games are... creative and original hoop games that will activate and captivate. This workshop explores games, their benefits, and how to have an amazing impact on your community through play! 

are enhanced in a playful way with Circle Games

 When you're teaching groups of kids, a fast-paced lesson with lots of games is a must. And a sprinkling of fun during an adult lesson never hurts, either. 

playing 'Cat and Mouse'

Workshop Flow:

-Games Play. I will flow through a list of original and creative games, briefly describing each with a play session to demonstrate each game.  Each game can be played just for fun, or with a deeper purpose and goal (ice breakers, personal development, group development, games for flexibility, balance, strength and endurance).

-Group Management Tips. How to get and keep a group's attention, manage distracted or rude participants, inspire unmotivated students and dissolve bad attitudes, all in a positive and lighthearted way.

-Metaphors For Movement. How to work with teachers to bolster their classroom learning by combining specific curriculum concepts with out-of-class active hoop games! Math and science in an unexpected FUN way!

The simple and inexpensive hoop can really transcend economic barriers to active living. There's no sign-up fee, no driving to practices, no uniform to buy. You don't even need shoes. With just one plastic circle someone can find infinite challenges to keep themselves active for life.

Looking around it's hard not to notice the some of the population getting softer, bigger and less motivated. Especially in economically challenged areas where we find financial barriers to good nutrition, placebos like TV, drugs or alcohol can distract us from our authentic and healthy selves. Getting active is key for getting happy, and a hoop is an accessible option: a portal for health. Instructors armed with an arsenal of creative games can battle these barriers with a smile, and inspire their communities with a lifelong love of movement!

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