Monthly Archives: September 2009

Hoop Camp Reflections: Jo Mondy

Jo Mondy of Sydney, Australia, writes, “I have been sitting at this internet cafe, time on my computer ticking away, trying to think of a way to explain my Hoop Camp experience. Words like epic, intense, joyful and emotional come to mind, but it’s really hard to know where to begin. So, in classic storytelling style, I’ll begin at the…

Hoop Camp 2009

Hoopers came from around the globe to attend the 2nd annual Hoop Camp, held again at Kennolyn Camp in the Santa Cruz mountains above Santa Cruz, California. With campers registered this year from Australia, Canada, England, Finland, Northern Ireland, South Africa and throughout the United States, it promised to be the hoopiest hoop camp ever. Heather Troy, Hoop Camp’s founder…

HoopYoga

Kara Maia Spencer brings hooping and yoga together during her workshop at Hoop Camp 2009 this past weekend. She lives in Eugene, Oregon. Photo by Philo Hagen. More Hoop Camp photos tomorrow.

Lupe Fiasco: Shining Down

At Hoop Camp 2009 I was hooping in the great field late at night when I was overcome by how many stars you could see in the sky in the Santa Cruz mountains. That’s when a song came on and I loved hooping to it so much that I decided to make it the track of the week. It’s called…