Monthly Archive: January 2008

Niki Chow Avoids Sex Scandal By Hooping

Niki Chow Avoids Sex Scandal By Hooping

How do you best avoid reporters when a sex scandal hits? If you’re Hong Kong actress and Cantopop singer Niki Chow you hold them at bay by stepping inside your hoop. Chow appeared at...

The Hoopla Bike Rack Prototype

The Hoopla Bike Rack Prototype

We all want to be greener, sparing the air and saving gas, not to mention the big bucks it costs these days. Getting your hoops to the hoop jam on your bicycle though has...

Fire Gypsy’s Acid Trip

Fire Gypsy’s Acid Trip

Sasha, aka Fire Gypsy, rocks her hoop dance to “Acid Trip” by Rob Zombie. She lives in New Port Richey, Florida.

Daily Candy’s Hoop Dreams

Daily Candy’s Hoop Dreams

Over at Daily Candy, the Seattle edition is giving gyrating wildly the thumbs up. “…hooping, a new and surprisingly difficult full-body workout that resurrects playground hula hoops. Brought to Seattle by Magnolia Pilates instructor...

Afrika Burns

Afrika Burns

Sass and Maddy tandem hooping at Afrika Burns in Tankwa Town, Karoo, South Africa.

Hooping: For Fun or Fitness?

Hooping: For Fun or Fitness?

Editorial: After my interview last night with the San Francisco Chronicle on the topic of hooping and fitness, I found myself wondering why there is such a focus lately on what hooping can do...

Missy Elliott: Ching-a-Ling

Missy Elliott: Ching-a-Ling

This Week’s Hoop Track: “Chinga-a-Ling” by Missy Elliott. It’s her brand new single. Want to listen? It’s been added to our Hoop Sounds listening station up top, or you can check it out and...

Ponyboy

Ponyboy

Boy burlesque entertainer and performance artist Ponyboy lives in Portland, Oregon. Filmed by Lee “Splendora” Kyle. Soundtrack: The Brian Jonestown Massacre.

The Age of Aquarius

The Age of Aquarius

Marcia Furman lights it up at Age of Aquarius at the Butler Art Center in Butler, Pennsylvania. From this photo set.

Mailbag: Knee Pain?

Mailbag: Knee Pain?

Dear Hooping.org: I have been hooping since summer, but need some advice and am hoping you and your readers might be able to help. No matter what I do to avoid it, hooping seems...