Month: July 2004

Intimidation vs. Inspiration

I recently saw The Mutaytor perform at the Fire Arts Festival. Here are some pictures from that performance. The Mutaytor’s cast has some really amazing hoopers, in particular Karis. I have never seen a faster or sexier or more skilled…

Hula Hooping in the President’s Challenge

The President’s Challenge is a program to encourage people of all ages to stay physically fit. Right now there is an ongoing petition to add hula hooping to the list of physical activities that are accepted by the President’s Council…

Hoops at the 2004 Fire Arts Festival

Four Bay Area hoopers (Aimee, Seth, Vikki and I) were part of the Copper Lantern Fire Theater performance at the 2004 Fire Arts Festival in Oakland last Friday. Here is a picture of Aimee in action with her street light…

The Healing Art of Hooping

Hooping makes our bodies feel great. We know it instantly when we pick up our first hoola-hoop as a kid, and when we rediscover hooping with large handcrafted hoops as an adult. Spinning the hoop around our body and dancing…