Monthly Archive: June 2008

Health Benefits of Hula Hooping

Health Benefits of Hula Hooping

Body By Design takes a look at the “Health Benefits of Hula Hooping.” They write, “Hula Hooping has been a popular activity for decades. But just recently people are learning of the health benefits...

Hamsa Lila: Eh Mustapha

Hamsa Lila: Eh Mustapha

This week’s hoop track is by Hamsa Lila and it’s called “Eh Mustapha” from their release “Gathering One.” We’ve added it to our Hoop Sounds listening station up top, so give it a listen...

Leah at Bonnaroo

Leah at Bonnaroo

Leah hooping at the Bonnaroo Music Festival 2008 in Manchester, Tennessee. From this photo set by Karen.

Off The Shoulder

Off The Shoulder

Antonio Gomez demonstrates his Off The Shoulder trick. He lives in San Francisco, California.

Ruin Hooping

Ruin Hooping

Veronika hooping at the ancient Maya city of Xunantunich in Belize.

Shadjua: Inside The Hoop

Shadjua: Inside The Hoop

Shadjua, aka Joshua Parker, is an awesome 29-year-old hooper who has made quite a name for himself in San Luis Obispo, California, quite possibly the Carrboro of the West Coast. In addition to his...

New Media Artist: Hoopalicious

New Media Artist: Hoopalicious

The New Media Artist reports, “Anah “Hoopalicious” Reichenbach is one of the premiere hoop dancers in the country. She has helped to elevate hoop-dancing to not only an art form, but to a livelyhood...

Ruby Skye

Ruby Skye

Annie Weinert’s “Ruby Swing” performance at Ruby Skye in San Francisco, California.

Lose Weight Hula Hooping

Lose Weight Hula Hooping

The good folks at Yummy Fitness report, “You might be asking yourself, ‘but how can I lose weight from hula hooping?’ We’re not just talking about your ‘average’ hula hoop. … It’s actually easier...

Lauren In Motion

Lauren In Motion

Lauren is in motion at the Hoopgirl Teacher’s Training in St. Petersburg, Florida. From this photo set.

Queertopia Hoops With Pride

Queertopia Hoops With Pride

Queertopia is a theatrical event featuring an array of local Minneapolis queer acts – including the Hula Hoop Troop. Founded in the spring of 2007 by aspiring stage performer Trisha Harms and filmmaker Tyler...

Golden Gate View

Golden Gate View

A slice shot for The Hooping Life movie featuring Christabel “Hoopgirl” Zamor and the Golden Gate in San Francisco. Watch for more film news coming soon!