Monthly Archives: August 2009

Up In Flames: Our Annual Hiatus

Hooping.org wishes everyone a very happy week while we are away at Burning Man. It’s time for our annual week-long hiatus spent in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada hooping ourselves silly, meeting up with hoopers from all over and reporting on the many hoop happenings taking place this year. The magazine will resume our usual daily operations after Labor…

Letting Go and New Connections

K. in Virginia writes, “Becoming ‘a hooper’ has changed my whole identity – or, rather, completed it. Sure, I had a decent idea of who I was before the hoop – but it was a work in progress at best. Describing myself always consisted of those horribly bland adjectives that everyone uses – ‘smart, funny…’ and of course under hobbies,…

Christian Science Monitor Gets Readers Hooping

Kimberly Chase writes for the Christian Science Monitor, “It’s a common sight in San Francisco – the green grass of a neighborhood park is accented by brightly colored hoops twirling at improbable angles around people grooving stylishly to dance music under the afternoon sun. These are the Bay Area Hoopers, who meet every Sunday afternoon in parks around the city…