Monthly Archive: February 2009

Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach

She’s hooping at sunset at Ocean Beach in San Francisco, California. From this photo set by Mike Ricca.

Adam Grieve: Jai Ho

Adam Grieve: Jai Ho

Adam Grieve moves outdoors for the first time in 2009. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin. Soundtrack: “Jai Ho” from the Slumdog Millionaire soundtrack (on iTunes).

Comparing Exercise Hoops

Comparing Exercise Hoops

Roy Wallack, author of “Run for Life: The Anti-Aging, Anti-Injury, Super-Fitness Plan to Keep You Running to 100,” took five hoops and reviewed them for The Los Angeles Times: Hoopalicious Storm Hooper, the Hoopnotica...

Antarctic Hooping

Antarctic Hooping

Danny hoops at a Waste Barn Party at the McMurdo Station in Antarctica. From this photo set by Cedar.

West Michigan Gets Audacious About Hooping

West Michigan Gets Audacious About Hooping

In Michigan, the Grand Rapids Press reports, “Want to be able to rock a pair of metallic mini-shorts with a tight rear and toned midsection? Good news, folks. There’s a fun way to get...

Crissy Gugler: I Dance…

Crissy Gugler: I Dance…

Gladys White shot a photo art series of why women dance, including hoop dancer Crissy Gugler of Santa Clara, California. Crissy says, “I dance because I must. My body yearns for it, my mind...

Hooping Blooms in Brisbane

Hooping Blooms in Brisbane

The Courier Mail in Brisbane, Australia, reports, “World Fusion Dance Company director Katina Karakatsanis saw the popularity of hula hooping while living in Sydney and decided to add the activity to the company’s repertoire...

Oprah’s Search For Talented Kids: Americus

Oprah’s Search For Talented Kids: Americus

On September 9, 2008, Oprah launched her search for the world’s smartest and most talented kids. After reviewing thousands of entries, Oprah and her team chose a few to perform for millions of viewers....

Isha Devine

Isha Devine

Isha Devine hooping at the Marginal Arts Festival parade in downtown Roanoke, Virginia. Photo by Kyle Green.

Gems 18 Months

Gems 18 Months

Gems of The Hoop Centre in the UK celebrates a year and a half inside her circle. She lives in Worcester, England.