Monthly Archive: October 2009

Hooper Cove

Hooper Cove

Eve Proper and friends were driving from North Carolina to Tennessee on the Cheorhala Skyway when they stopped at a scenic overlook. Realizing where she was, she had to hoop! Photo by Christy.

Hula Hoops Get Hip in Maine

Hula Hoops Get Hip in Maine

In Maine, The Bangor Daily News reports, “Hips don’t lie. Neither do the arms, neck, hands, legs or any other body part around which a Hula-Hoop can spin. There’s a special combination of grace...

Linda Farkas: Magma Fire Theater

Linda Farkas: Magma Fire Theater

Linda Farkas of Magma Firetheater presents highlights from her “No Fire Necessary” show, performed at the Bakelit Multi Art Center in Budapest, Hungary. She utilizes hoops, staff and other flowtoys. If you enjoy this,...

Avenue of the Giants

Avenue of the Giants

Lindsay “L-drop” Nova is hooping admidst the redwood trees along the Avenue of the Giants in Northern California. Soundtrack: “Ritual” by Phutureprimitive.

Katie Hester

Katie Hester

Katie Hester has high hoops in Bend, Oregon, so high the hoop is actually behind her in this beautiful shot taken by her sister.

Spin Cycle

Spin Cycle

Aubreylee Henriksen finds herself in the spin cycle while waiting for her clothes to dry. Give her a little time to get going. She lives in Chatanooga, Tennessee. Soundtrack: “Lionheart” by Emancipator (on iTunes).

Aaron Hibbs Breaks Hula Hoop Marathon Record

Aaron Hibbs Breaks Hula Hoop Marathon Record

It looks like Aaron Hibbs has finally done it! While his previous attempts at setting a new world record for the longest period of time spent hooping didn’t quite get there, this week Hibbs...

Surfing Hooping Soness

Surfing Hooping Soness

Soness Stevens hoops on a surfboard she borrowed from a local Japanese father who was teaching his son to surf. Taken at a HoopLovers event in Kamakura, Japan. Photo by Chris Foskett.

Hula Hooping Builds Super Powers

Hula Hooping Builds Super Powers

Once upon a time Ms. Philosophydoll left her home in Canada and visited her friend in Seattle, Washington. Her friend had a great big hoop up against the wall in the bedroom. Ms. Philosophydoll...

Celebrities Hula Hooping To Get In Shape

Celebrities Hula Hooping To Get In Shape

USA Today, in their article about celebrities who are hooping it up to tone it up, speaks with Celebrity fitness trainer David Kirsch who expects that since Michelle Obama’s nationally televised public whirling last...

The Today Show Hula Hoop Challenge

The Today Show Hula Hoop Challenge

After first lady Michelle Obama proved her hula hoop skills last week, it was time for some hooping on The Today Show. Co-Anchor Matt Lauer apparently made himself scarce on purpose. That left Co-Anchor...

Hooping Manifesto

Hooping Manifesto

Sandra “SaFire” Sommerville, Hooping.org Hoopies Award Winner for Outstanding Instructor last year, reminds us all to “love the process” in this – her hooping manifesto. She lives in Edmonton, Alberta.

Spin Matsuri

Spin Matsuri

Spin Matsuri, the first event of it’s kind in Japan, brought hoopers, poi spinners, dancers, movers and shakers together for workshops, performances and activities with creative movement innovators from all over the world. Video...

Hoopilates

Hoopilates

The good folks at Daily Candy bring us this week’s tutorial as pilates instructor Jen Bleier shares with us some Hoopilates moves from her classes in New York City. For more info about pilates...