Monthly Archive: October 2007

Mario in Tokyo: フラフープ

Mario in Tokyo: フラフープ

Mario, who is now a licensed HoopGirl instructor in Tokyo, gets Japanese television coverage – with a photo montage, a drink commercial with hoopers and an ending hoop performance too.

Hooping French Canadian Style

Hooping French Canadian Style

At Tangente in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, hooping is in the spotlight with “r.squared” presented by Rebecca Halls, a show “teeming gravity defying suspension with multiple manipulations of the body’s central axis. Hula hoop with...

You Are What You Eat Misses The Mark

You Are What You Eat Misses The Mark

On BBC America this week, on the TV show You Are What You Eat, Holistic nutritionist Gillian McKeith (pictured) had her clients pick up hoops – the wrong kind. Caroleena explains, “[Gillian] put this...

Silhouette Hooping

Silhouette Hooping

Victoria hoops in her living room with only one lamp behind her. The result: Silhouette hooping with an Ani Difranco soundtrack. She lives in Birmingham.

Hoola Monster

Hoola Monster

This hooping bunny monster, aka Abby Albaum from St. Petersburg, Florida, has doubled up on the hoops for Halloween.

Michele’s Fancy Two Hoop Trick

Michele’s Fancy Two Hoop Trick

Michele of Charm City Hoops in Baltimore, Maryland, shows us her “fancy two hoop trick” that she calls a “solution to getting the second hoop off your body and into your hand.”

Parenting Magazine Gets Moms Hooping

Parenting Magazine Gets Moms Hooping

In the November issue of Parenting Magazine, Lauren Passell writes, “Move over, dumbbells — the hula hoop is the next big thing in mom fitness.” The article which highlights Rayna McInturf of Hoopnotica notes,...

Help! My Hoops Aren’t Turning Out Right

Help! My Hoops Aren’t Turning Out Right

“Dear Hooping.org, I am having a problem making hoops and I can not find an answer for this anywhere. I ordered 160 pvc piping and the connectors that fit them. I followed Jason’s instructions,...

Gippy Takes Flight

Gippy Takes Flight

Gippy takes flight in his North Carolina backyard. Soundtrack: “Flight” by Jim Weider.

Save the Ta Tas: Hoop It Up

Save the Ta Tas: Hoop It Up

Charlee hooped at Liberty High School to raise funds to help “Save the Ta Tas” – raising funds for Breast Cancer Research. From this photo set.