'Hula hooping is my happy place'
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'Hula hooping is my happy place'

Former lecturer Rochene Johnston gave up her job teaching English to become a full-time professional hula hooper.

She said she taught herself by watching YouTube videos as a way of escaping the reality of a "bad romance".

Rochene has dyspraxia, which affects her co-ordination, but says learning tricks and mastering moves has made her believe in herself.

Video by David Jackson and Caroline Lowbridge

  • 09 Mar 2019