Monthly Archive: August 2004

More hooping in commercials

More hooping in commercials

I just received an email from a reader whose six-year-old niece did a commercial for Clarkes shoes in the UK. The commercial involves a lot of hooping. It shows Ruby hooping while eating, watching...

Workshop Hooping Vid

Workshop Hooping Vid

Lisa Browning just sent me a link to this long fun video of some of the Good Vibe Hoop Tribe mamas hooping it up at a workshop (I assume in Los Angeles?). The video...

…And the bride wore a hoop

…And the bride wore a hoop

So, I got married last weekend. And of course there were hoops invovled! In fact, the only theme our wedding had (it was pretty casual) was circles…and everyone knows that hoops are just circles...

Vancouver Hoop Group

Vancouver Hoop Group

Here in East Vancouver, at Trout Lake Park, there is a group of (mostly) poi-people that meets Wednesday nights. Several weeks ago, Brendan suggested that we as hoopers should start gathering in the park...

Kinesthetic activism

Kinesthetic activism

My friend Scott, the venerable Planttrees, called me a kinesthetic activist last night. He said that I make people move their bodies by bringing hoops whenever I go out. I have never thought of...

The Baryshnikov

The Baryshnikov

It’s been a long time since anyone posted a video, so here is Seattle Hooper Andreas doing a trick we call “The Baryshnikov.” He’d been drinking a little too much to execute the landing...