Monthly Archive: November 2003

Models with Hoops

Models with Hoops

We are seeing more and more hoops being used as props in fashion modeling. Kayo Mitsuyama of Kayo Anime Street Wear has used a hoop as a weapon in a fashion show, featured alongside...

A trick for the holidays

A trick for the holidays

I have a new trick for you to work on over the holidays. It’s fun and really works out your leg muscles. You start out by hand-hooping on your side. Then you stick in...

Big in Taiwan

Big in Taiwan

A friend of mine moved to Taiwan recently, and reports that the park nearest his home in Taipei features “public hoops” set out along the walking paths. Folks walking or jogging by will stop...

Hoop For Peace Month

Hoop For Peace Month

From Glace: NPR’s Only A Game show did a lighthearted segment on Betty Hoops‘ “Hoop For Peace Month.” Listen to the segment here.

Hoop Supplies

Hoop Supplies

Need a cart specifically designed for hoops? Or a bag for your non-collapsables? What about a foam hoop holder? Or a “no kink hoop”? (Aww, what’s the fun in that?) The Shape Up Shop...

Cartwheel hooping

Cartwheel hooping

This week, BAH started experimenting with cartwheels while hooping. Jason, always one to wiggle and stretch, started the trend by first doing hoopless carthweels. I then did some pseudo cartwheel hooping by letting go...

Trick Credit

Trick Credit

Let’s be honest: for some of us, part of the fun of hooping is that show off-y treat of pulling off a really great trick and having it be appreciated. It’s exciting and exhilarating...

Seattle Monday Group Hoop: It’s on!

Seattle Monday Group Hoop: It’s on!

Starting Monday, November 17th, there will be a weekly group hoop at The Hall (14th & Fir) in Seattle. For more information, check the forums or the calendar. Hope to see you and your...

3D hooping picture

3D hooping picture

Stereo images are a set of two images of the same object, taken from slightly different angles to add depth to the ensemble. Here are some examples of such image sets. Switching back and...