Month: May 2004

Hooping it up in the SF Chronicle

If you’re coming to hooping.org from the San Francisco Chronicle, welcome! Today’s article and photos give you a taste of what we’re about, and if it looks like fun to you — we’d love for you to join us. If…

Hula hoop took a deadly turn for teacher

Awhile back we learned that hooping means something else to certain individuals in Canada. Well, in South Africa a teacher got caught up in an alleged vehicle insurance scam known as a hula hoop, which in his case went wrong…

Hoop Surgery

For the second time now I have performed a surgery on one of my hoops. What do I mean by surgery? Opening up the hoop after it’s already been put together, cutting out a piece somewhere and then putting in…

Headless Hoopers

As Philo mentioned in the last post, a lot of hoopers joined us in Dolores Park on Sunday, and Min Jung took lots of pictures. That day Min Jung took a series of photos of what I like to call…

Bay Area hoop explosion

The Bay Area hooping explosion is just around the corner. More people turned out to hoop yesterday in Dolores Park than we’ve had in some time. With a special guest appearance by Anah and Sass from L.A.’s Good Vibe Hoop…

Oberlin College teaches hula hooping

Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio features special type of extra-curricular classes called ExCo, which stands for Experimental College. These alternative classes can be on subjects such as figure drawing, Korean, belly dancing, … or hooping! One of the ExCo classes…