I don't think I was in a rut persay. I think it was a mental rut. And yeah, that moan about "30/30 not improving me" was also a load of crap. I mean, evidently there was a ton of bullshit this morning (maybe the entire month) and I think yesterday might have helped me move on from it.
Today, the husband was gone and I just didn't want to sleep (again). I pushed everything out again.
I have been meaning to put in the hoopnotica DVD again. So, I pulled it out. I popped it in and I skipped waist hooping and went straight to hip hooping. Now I've been doing it but I haven't really had a reason/keep it going/etc. It's all about intention. I kept it going, started to move with it. I started to practice rolling it up and down and rolling up and down. I eventually started to talk to my hoop.
"We're going up." *pause*
"Down." *pause.* "I said down. Now, go down. Good!"
Next was the passing and floats. I still don't get the float. I tried for a minute and then, just went back to hip hoop practice. Next, I tried more varieties of corkscrews. I had been experimenting with the scoop anyways, but today started to corkscrew down with second hand. I lost control for a moment and smacked John's computer. Uh oh. Not broken, so it's cool! I popped in the next video which started with more corkscrew variation and whatever else there was. Next was chest hooping. I don't really have it completely down yet but I am a bit closer than I was. I started to spin and I wobbly had it while spinning. Yay!
So, yeah, that whole rut crap was...crap. I still need to focus on moving and waist hooping more but I'm getting somewhere now. Or I've had it in me and I didn't realize it. This is enough of a confidence builder that it's awesome. Although I think the best way to start getting the whole dancing thing is utilizing Betty Hoop's DVD. I'll have a review on another day. Definitely it's a must buy for any skill level!
PS! He said that if I clean out the back bedroom, I might be able to at least play with my minis in that room. ^_^ And if I have the room (and door shut), no one will know if I hoop with my big hoops either. ;)