Monthly Archives: April 2010

HooPeru: Jane Gillman’s Hoop Mission in Peru

Jane Gillman traveled to Peru recently where she spent some time exploring the mountains and inspired by World Hoop Day’s mission to spread hoop joy to kids in poverty around the world, she brought a box of home made hoops with her. She told Hooping.org, “After a week of checking the hoopbox onto planes, explaining it to customs, discovering from…

Hooping Blooms In Bloomington

What goes around, comes around in Bloomington, Indiana. “You’re playing your favorite music and getting a good workout, especially your core,” said Connie Griffin, 56, of Bloomington. “It can be a full body workout with a butt bump and things like that. You work your legs more, then arms. It’s really a good upper body and torso workout.” And when…

Nelson Family Hoopcation

Let’s join the Nelson family on their hoopcation, shall we? We’re going to Fort Fisher, North Carolina with Scott Nelson, Lynn Spencer-Nelson and the kids. They’re from Indianapolis, Indiana, and are the family behind Indyhoopers. Soundtrack: The Atlantic Ocean.

Hayley Williams, Hula Hooper

Hayley Williams, the lead vocalist and keyboardist of the band Paramore, is a hooper. “I wanted to get a piece of workout equipment that was fun,” she explained. Williams who has been voted Sexiest Female two years in a row by readers of Kerrang Magazine, takes time out to show off her Hooprama hula hoop, complete with little skulls on…