Monthly Archive: June 2005

Hula vs. Hooping

Hula vs. Hooping

Here’s a new hooping article from the Oregonian about hooping events in Portland: Say ‘aloha!’ to good health (thanks to Jasmine for passing the article along!) This brings up a pet peeve for me:...

Hoop Group Directory

Hoop Group Directory

When Hooping.org began in 2003 we started having a hoop group directory so you can track down other hoopers that live in your area, but over time maintaining the list become problematic. And with...

Hoola Hooping at Topanga Days

Hoola Hooping at Topanga Days

Amanda moved to the Bay Area recently and she’s excited to be finding hooping friends here because she missed the ones she had back home. Apparently there are a good number of hoopers in...

Mailing Hoops

Mailing Hoops

Hooping.tribe.net (which has nicely filled the hole left behind by the hooping.org forums – RIP) has a great discussion about mailing hoops via USPS. Eric had the definitive answer about the issue: You can...

Hoop Video Roundup!

Hoop Video Roundup!

Here are some hooping videos online that you may have missed: Kara from Mandala Hoops Verticals, step-throughs, one legged tricks, leanbacks, lifts, and some waist-free hands hooping. Groovehoops promotional reel Vertical shoulder rolls, elbow...

Pregnant Hooping

Pregnant Hooping

Here’s an amazing photo of my friend Amrita, due this fall, hula hooping in her backyard! Hoopers should note that she’s using a super lightweight kiddie hoop so as not to bruise herself or...

Seattle Group Hoop

Seattle Group Hoop

Kara and I are hosting a group hoop gathering at Gasworks next Monday, June 6th at 6pm. Yes, that’s 6pm on 6/6! We’ll have extra hoops if you want to come and play, and...