Monthly Archives: February 2008

Kamala Mathis: Inside The Hoop

What better time than Fire Week to interview Kamala Mathis, winner of the Fire Hooper of the Year award in our 2008 Hoopies. The Los Angeles resident performs and teaches people how to use fire hoops, as well as all…

Tips and Tricks For New Fire Hoopers

If you’re thinking about finding yourself inside a fire hoop for the first time, you’re probably wondering if it is dangerous. Rebecca explains, “Look, you’re playing with fire, in which case, there will always be an element of danger. Some…

Playing With Fire

As Fire Week continues, Russ Megowan writes, “For many, fire dancing is a novel party trick that appears at a range of gatherings from luaus in Hawaii to house parties around the world. Acting as a source of light, warmth,…

Hoopnotica’s Flaming History

A blast from their past: Before the Hoopnotica Corp. was officially formed, Gabriella, Rayna and Keaton created this fire dance video. They offer regular hooping classes/products now, minus the flames.