Monthly Archive: September 2007

Michael Franti and Spearhead: Yell Fire

Michael Franti and Spearhead: Yell Fire

This Week’s Hoop Track: “Yell Fire” by Michael Franti and Spearhead from the album “Yell Fire.” Want to listen? Launch the Hooping.org iPod. Download it with:

Sit and Spin

Sit and Spin

Sit and spin as Masao works on his core strength in Tokyo, Japan.

Philly’s Hooping To Lose Weight

Philly’s Hooping To Lose Weight

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, CBS TV Channel 3 turned the spotlight on hooping to lose weight. Stephanie Stahl reported, “They’re not using a traditional hula hoop. They are made by 26-year-old Tina Hemmerle of Bethlehem....

Gippy’s On Fire

Gippy’s On Fire

Gippy delivers some tasty fire hooping in Asheville, North Carolina. Soundtrack: The Cousin of Death by the Beastie Boys.

Natalia Hoops

Natalia Hoops

Natalia hoops in the park in Poa, Brazil. Photo by Mariana Bandarra.

Hooping Is A Workout

Hooping Is A Workout

Helen Vanderburg (pictured), for the CanWest News Service in Canada, writes, “I remember countless hours in the backyard Hula-Hooping with friends and competing for the best time. The recollection came rushing back when I...

More Hoop History

More Hoop History

According to a paper by Master Brusten de Bearsul, OL, OP, with thanks to Natasha, hoops have been used in various games since at least the classic Greek period. There are pictures of men...

Hooping On Water

Hooping On Water

Why just walk on water when you can hoop? Beth, Bonnie, Robbie, Ann, and Baxter peacefully hooping in the ocean as the tide goes out at a Hoop Path Retreat in North Carolina.

Hooping Butterfly

Hooping Butterfly

It looks like he is one amazing hooping butterfly. Photograph taken at the Oregon Country Fair by Kara Spencer.

Center Camp Hooping

Center Camp Hooping

Hooping.org organized a Center Camp hoopjam at Burning Man this year. Hadria’s video here shows things kicking off, while laters different regions showed their flavos as evidenced in this other video of the North...

Hoop Class in Tokyo

Hoop Class in Tokyo

In Tokyo, Japan, the women attending a hoop class at Hoop Store Tokyo are taking it vertical. From this photo set.

Hoops, I Did It Again

Hoops, I Did It Again

In Australia, Lissa Christopher gave hooping a whirl for the Sydney Morning Herald and found her inner child. In the article entitled “Hoops, I Did It Again” featuring Bunny Hoop Star Christopher writes, “To...

House of Hoops: The Ring Dome Pavilion

House of Hoops: The Ring Dome Pavilion

Awhile back Hooping.org Magazine was contacted about where to purchase enough hoops to create a structural dome and this past week the Ring Dome Pavilion officially opened. It’s a truly incredible hoop built home....