Monthly Archive: January 2004

Last Seattle Group Hoop — <i>for now!</i>

Last Seattle Group Hoop — for now!

This upcoming Monday will be the final meeting of winter series of Seattle group hoops! We’ll be back in a few months, but for now we’re going to take a little rest. If you’re...

Catalog Hooper

Catalog Hooper

Hoopnotica posted in the forum about this Urban Outfitter’s catalog picture (link) which looks like it was taken on Venice beach. That’s definitely not a kid-sized hoop!

Heavy Hoops, Bad Business

Heavy Hoops, Bad Business

When the news about Heavy Hoops and their fab fitness claims hit the news in October, I found it amusing that the obvious became obvious. Hooping is great exercise. We all knew that already....

Capacity!

Capacity!

We knew it would happen eventually — but not THIS fast! Unfortunately, we’ve reached full capacity at hooping.org in terms of our server space. This means we’re having to go through and cut out...

Hooping in Canada

Hooping in Canada

A few weeks ago I received an email from a Canadian web surfer who had stumbled across one of my posts about the Seattle Group Hoop. According to this Canadian reader, hooping has a...

Committal at last

Committal at last

Throughout my adolescence I have participated in a number of activities, otherwise known as hobbies. All of them were short-lived. I tried swimming and gymnastics. I played handball for about a day. I played...

Hoop poi

Hoop poi

Several of us at the Bay Area Hoopers gathering today practiced hoop poi. I had only seen Seth do it so far, but several others made some progress today. If you have done poi,...

Exercise advice includes hooping

Exercise advice includes hooping

In today’s USA Today there’s a health column offering “10 ways to make it a habit to eat less, eat better and exercise more” – and guess what number three says? “3. Think of...

Troubadour

Troubadour

Today, I met Emery, a “troubadour extraordinaire” at the Pike Place Market in Downtown Seattle. Emery’s talents include hula hooping while singing and playing his quitar, including the trick of playing his guitar behind...