Monthly Archive: October 2006

A Hoop Of My Own

A Hoop Of My Own

By Deborah Zeitman Yesterday afternoon I arrived at my friend’s home for her birthday party. The invitation said to wear yoga-like clothes, as little as possible. I certainly didn’t know how to interpret that,...

Halloween Goldfinger

Halloween Goldfinger

From last year’s Halloween Parade in New York’s Greenwich Village, Halloween Goldfinger also features a dissociative hoop from above!

Lisa Odjig teaches hoop dancing to students

Lisa Odjig teaches hoop dancing to students

Lisa Odjig, two time World Hoop Dance Champion, taught students last week about hoop dancing and Native American culture. Morley school has brought in a guest hoop dancer to teach for the past two...

InterFEAR the Hoop

InterFEAR the Hoop

Edmonton’s four-day interFEAR festival in Alberta features all kinds of fright – with hooping classes. Why? “What could be scarier than a hula hoop in the wrong hands?”

Park Closes at Dusk

Park Closes at Dusk

The park closes at dusk, probably because that’s when the hooping butterflies appear. Photo by Gigi.

The Orbiter

The Orbiter

Here is the Bay Area’s Carl doing a trick he likes to call the Orbiter. Don’t forget: If you ever try the Orbiter yourself, you have to giggle at the end too. It’s part of the trick.

Michigan Tech Men Learn To Hoop

Michigan Tech Men Learn To Hoop

In the Michigan Tech Lode, Bob Evans wants “to share another activity that will help men become less stiff and more supple. And that activity is hula-hooping.”

Visualize Whirled Peas

Visualize Whirled Peas

In keeping with our Halloween hooping photos, how about visualizing whirled peas. Photo by Alexis in Saint Petersburg, Florida.

Isa Genzken and her Hula Hoop

Isa Genzken and her Hula Hoop

artnet Magazine spotlights Isa Genzken’s show at the Neugerriemschneider in Berlin. In her piece entitled “Hula Hoop” she’s incorporated actual hoops within her art.

Halloween Hooper

Halloween Hooper

What happens when a hooper goes bad? Halloween Hooper: a tale of horror in the seedy under belly of New York City. Video by Groovehoops. Click LINK to view larger size.

Capitol Spin

Capitol Spin

It’s a Capitol Spin when Talia and Corbett hoop it up in Washington D.C. – in numerous locations. Click LINK to view larger size.