Coral Lee, writer for Yoga Journal International, interviews Jocelyn Gordon, Creator of HoopYogini™ and asks “Is Hooping Yogic?”
Coral: With all these yoga trends (e.g., stand up paddleboard (SUP) yoga, yoga for pets, yoga-and-wine-tastings, etc.) and the criticism that’s often lodged against these practices––claims that they’re “superficial,” “watered down,” “too commercial”––what makes hoop-yoga special?
Jocelyn: I can only speak for HoopYogini™ because I’m familiar with the program, and I know it is rooted in the Yoga Sutras. What is yoga? Yoga is when the fluctuations of the mind cease. This is what Patanjali told us. So, when you look at the definition, there could be many things that fall into that category. It could be climbing a mountain… Click Here To Read The Full Article