Monthly Archives: October 2003

Dancing with hoops and people

If you’re anything like me, you don’t like dancing with a partner. You like dancing by yourself. I normally don’t really like it when somebody dances right up to me and stays there, especially because if you’re nice to them,…

Hoops for exercise? That’s craaaaazy!

Guess what? Health experts say there are fun ways to get exercise – ways like hooping. “Vivian Thurman takes that idea to heart. Vivian Thurman leads a Cardio Hoop Class at Bally’s that uses modified hula-hoop. The hoop is about…

Barbed Hula

Australian news source The Age reports “Orifice, this year’s Melbourne International Arts Festival, is a bracing parade of unsettling visions involving body-openings. The works are both seductive and disquieting. The keynote is Israeli artist Sigalit Landau’s Barbed Hula, a video…

Bay Area Hoopers video

Min Jung has posted a lengthy video from Sunday’s BAH gathering at Lafayette Park. Featured hoopers are Bianca, Philo, Jason, Ryan, myself, and Min Jung’s shadow. Honorable mention: Katie. Watch video (9.6MB)

Hoops on planes

My sister has left San Francisco today to return to Germany. While she was here, we made a hoop for her. Today at the airport, she checked in the hoop as her second piece of luggage. British Airways didn’t mind…