Month: November 2009

C&O Canal

Stephanie Connell of Boomtown Hoops spins some twins at Dam #5 on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in Maryland.

Paul “Dizzy Hips” Blair Sets New World Record

While the old record for the most number of hula hoops spun simultaneously might appear daunting at 107, it was no match for Paul "Dizzy Hips" Blair during his appearance on The CBS Early Show in New York City. Breaking the record by spinning not 108 - but actually 132 hoops simultaneously, Blair put himself…

La Clique Returns To London’s Roundhouse

La Clique has returned to London through January 17, 2010, and Marawa is hooping it up in the show this year. She told the Independent, "I have a huge stack of hoops. I do a little bit of rollerskating. A little bit of going up in the air, a little bit of spinning a massive…

Sacred Hoop

It's tough to head back to work after a long Thanksgiving weekend, but this video is as relaxing as it is inspiring. It's part of the Circles of Alchemy with KaRa Maria of Mandala Hoops. She lives in Mount Shasta, California. Soundtrack by Donna De Lory (on iTunes).

Above and Beyond and Blakroc

There's two hoop tracks this week starting off with "Anjunabeach" from Above and Beyond to get your rpm (rotations per minute) up. It's on the Hoop Sounds iPod below - and download it and more mixes on iTunes by clicking: Secondly, it's "What You Do To Me" by Blakroc which delivers a slower spin if…

Thread The Needle

Caroleeena shows us a poi move called "Thread the Needle" that requires two hoops of the same size. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.


It's Thanksgiving Day in the United States and is on holiday. We will return next week and wish you the very best!

Healing Yourself in the Hoop: Mind|Body|Spirit

Andi Epstein of Hoop Habit has a featured column about hooping now in Far Out Magazine. Writing about healing yourself in the hoop in this issue she writes, "This circle welcomes you to the center of your life. Step into the Hoop Habit, heal yourself; it is time to be the person you have always…

Hoop Camp Flashback

Bunny Hoop Star shares this video of Christabel "Hoopgirl" Zamor's class from HoopCamp 2009 in Santa Cruz, California. Soundtrack: "Bad Things" by Jace Everett (on iTunes).