Monthly Archives: May 2007

Hoop, There It Is

In Georgia, the Savannah News is letting readers know how to “hula hoop your way to fitness.” Some of the advice prior to directing readers to hooping.org: “Celebrate small victories. Don’t be hard on yourself when you can’t get a move. Step away from the hoop and come back to it when you’re at an impasse. Close your eyes while…

Adam Grieve: Inside The Hoop

This week we go to Madison, Wisconsin, and find out more about Adam Grieve, our Hooper of the Week! The 27-year-old graduate student in school psychology at UW-Madison who also works at a hospital doing research has been married to his wife Stefanie for almost three years. She also hoops, but as he says, “not to my level of obsession.”…

Hulaerobics: All You Need To Know

Joanna Hall writes in her Guardian Unlimited UK article All You Need To Know About Hulaerobics, “These days, many hoopers make their own (hoops) from polyethylene tubing and the activity influences a range of exercise classes, among them Hulaerobics, a new body toning class in which you learn to hoop on your torso, arms and legs. Hoop dance classes are…

Omas Hooping in Berlin

> Laura Scarborough hosted a hoop workshop in Berlin with a group of 60 to 90-year-old German tap dance ladies. She’s edited another fab video, with a new song of hers as well: “Who-La-Hoop” – Tandem action included! Need more Laura? Enter the Circle. (Update: A 2008 Hoopies Nominated Video)

Hoops, They Did It Again

Farrah Weinstein writes in Hoops! They Did It Again, “It’s all in the wiggle. The latest craze to hit the streets of Manhattan is hooping. … Perhaps you’ve spotted some hoopers emerging from the subway, with a heavy, psychedelic-colored hoop in hand, a little bit bigger than the original toy-store brand. Or you’ve stumbled on a hooping group in Washington…