Month: June 2009

Heather Hughes Takes Time To Hoop

The Springfield News-Leader reports, “‘Whirling meditation,’ ‘blissful’ and ‘performing art’ are among the words Heather Hughes uses to describe her hula-hooping hobby. Hughes, 24, of Dresden, Missouri, can spin a large hoop around her waist, chest, arms and fingers for…

Syn’s On Fire

Syn fire hooping at a party in New Hope, Pennsylvania. Soundtrack: “Mandala” by Thievery Corporation. Video by JC DiStefano.

The Hula Hoop Effect

porteR in Los Angeles, California writes, “In February a fantastic human being made a hoola hoop for me in exchange for a CD. A worthwhile trade if ever there was one! I was instantly drawn to the feeling of hooping,…

Lifts From The Waist

We’ve had questions about lifts so this we’re spending time with Caroleeena again as she demonstrates lifts from the waist. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Irish Get Hooping To Get In Shape

Media in Ireland is reporting on the return of hooping. The Independent notes, “It’s a retro exercise that’s supposed to knock off pounds and even improve your sex life. Michelle Obama practices it in public, and singer Beyonce can’t do…