Monthly Archive: September 2010

Hoopifying Her Pregnancy

Hoopifying Her Pregnancy

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Steph Zito of Hoopify is 17 weeks pregnant here and has begun to “journal” her hooping through her pregnancy with video. “My Doc gave it the ok and it feels...

Judith Tingley is a Hoopmainiac

Judith Tingley is a Hoopmainiac

In Belfast, Maine, WABI TV turns the spotlight on Judith “The Hoopmainiac” Tingley of HoopMainiac.com: “Many of us have fond memories of using a hula hoop as a child. Now, this favorite past time...

Holy Ground Hooping

Holy Ground Hooping

There’s something haunting about this video from Stefanie Moser where we find her hooping behind a tagged church in Berlin, Germany. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Marria Grace: Afterburn

Marria Grace: Afterburn

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Marria Grace, aka Madame SPINach, lights up a Burning Man after party LED hoop style in San Francisco. She currently lives in Oakland, California. Video shot by Rosalie Barnes. Soundtrack:...

How To Make an LED Hoop

How To Make an LED Hoop

Brookelynn Morris explains how to make an LED hoop over at Make Projects. She writes, “LED hula hoops are so beautiful to watch, and creating a custom hoop is a satisfying challenge. Twenty-one LEDs...

Laura Scarborough Silhouette

Laura Scarborough Silhouette

PHOTO OF THE DAY: A great shot of Laura Scarborough of Hoop Circle taken on Sado Island in Japan from this photo set. She lives in Austin, Texas.

Navajo Hoop Dancer Luda Spender

Navajo Hoop Dancer Luda Spender

Ron Alarcon interviews Luda Spencer, a Navajo Hoop Dancer, for a class project and delivers a very compelling video on Navajo hoop dancing. Soundtrack: “Sacred Mask Dance” by Katalize (on iTunes).

Craig Reid is FUNtastisch

Craig Reid is FUNtastisch

VIDEO OF THE DAY 1: Craig “Hulaboy” Reid, the male member of UK hula hoop performance trio Hoop La La, was spotted recently performing as Elvis outside City Hall in Munich, Germany, to promote...

The Hoop La La Gals

The Hoop La La Gals

VIDEO OF THE DAY 2: Jessie Rose and Tiina Tuomisto, who are two-thirds of the UK trio hula hoop performance sensation Hoop La La, perform their duo hoop act at Cadbury’s “Spots vs Stripes”...

Lululemon Hooper

Lululemon Hooper

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Nicole Wong of Cherry Hoops was spotted spinning it up on the roof of the Lululemon van in Berkeley, California. Photo by Bethany Wexler.

7th Grader Madi Fisher Starts Hoop Business

7th Grader Madi Fisher Starts Hoop Business

In Missouri, The Sedalia Democrat reports, “Madi Fisher is hoping, or hooping, for success with her new business venture. Madi, a 12-year-old Cole Camp seventh-grader, has started “Hoop and Holler Girls,” a hoop-making business...

Prachi Garud: India’s Got Talent

Prachi Garud: India’s Got Talent

Prachi Garud and her hula hoops (two this time around) returned for the quarter finals this week on India’s Got Talent where she ran into a little trouble (her performance starts at 1:45 in)....

Playa del Carmen Hoopers

Playa del Carmen Hoopers

VIDEO OF THE DAY: We’re going to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, to check out a practice session with Pio, Chucho and Kari. They’re part of a fire performance troupe too. Check them out –...