Monthly Archive: May 2007

Hoop, There It Is

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...

Becky Hoops

Becky Hoops

Becky and her hoop. Photo taken by Chris of Berkeley, California, from a full set of beautiful images.

Adam Grieve: Inside The Hoop

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...

Hulaerobics: All You Need To Know

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...

Ariel and the People’s Rhythm Party

Ariel and the People’s Rhythm Party

Ariel Meadow Stallings gives it a spin while the People’s Rhythm Party performs at the Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle, Washington. Photo by Ben Haley.

Omas Hooping in Berlin

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”...

Hoops, They Did It Again

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...

Bay To Breakers Hoopers

Bay To Breakers Hoopers

Here are a couple hoopers from the recent insanity that is the Bay To Breakers 12K in San Francisco, California.

New York City Dance Parade

New York City Dance Parade

Remember our story about the New York City Dance Parade protest? Here’s a video from Gammablog that includes the hoop dancers at the event.

Bassnectar: Verbing The Noun

Bassnectar: Verbing The Noun

This week’s hoop track is by Bassnectar and it’s called “Verbing The Noun” from his new release “Underground Communication.” It’s all pretty much guaranteed to get your hoop spinning peoples. It’s in the listening...

Polaski Park Hoopers

Polaski Park Hoopers

They’re hooping it up at Polaski Park in Northampton, Massachusetts. This video especially features Megan the Sassmaster.

Artsplosure 2007

Artsplosure 2007

There’s a lot going on in this incredibly beautiful photograph taken at Artsplosure 2007 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Photo by Abby.