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 of hula hooping. Fun, Engaging, Simple, Hula Hooping can be a great exercise for both children and adults. Following are some…
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 - and be sure to check out their other great tracks and download your own on iTunes by clicking:
Leah hooping at the Bonnaroo Music Festival 2008 in Manchester, Tennessee. From this photo set by Karen.
Antonio Gomez demonstrates his Off The Shoulder trick. He lives in San Francisco, California.
Veronika hooping at the ancient Maya city of Xunantunich in Belize.
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 work with Fluid Luminescence, a Circus Arts Collective, he also works doing HIV Prevention Education. Parker will be making history soon…
Misha Dyer hooping at Denny Blaine Park in Seattle, Washington.
GroovinMeGzz in her hoop dance groove at Sewallcrest Park in Portland, Oregon.
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 [sic] as well." The New Media Artist's mission is to share the information and experiences of artists and performers who use…
Annie Weinert's "Ruby Swing" performance at Ruby Skye in San Francisco, California.