Month: November 2003

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 my favorite new hoop quote: she…

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 and hoop as part of their…

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

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 has all these things and other…

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 off the hoop just as I…

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 to execute a fancy move, and…

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 hips there!