Month: November 2010

First Snow of the Hooping Season

Betherann sets out to enjoy the first snow of the hooping season. Some background here on her blog. Soundtrack:”Toy Packaging” by Sara Groves. She lives in Missoula, Montana.

5K Hoopers

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Kathy Noah and two students from hoop class, Heather and Meg, ran/walked while hooping the Niles Buchanan YMCA Thanksgiving Day 5K in Niles, Michigan. So how did it go? Kathy said, “It was lots of fun…

Stakatto Blue

VIDEO OF THE DAY: A beautiful video with Stakatto Blue that takes us to numerous places, even fire hooping in the snow. You can find her website here. She’s based in Glasgow, Scotland. Soundtrack: “Detroit, Lift Up Your Weary Head!”…

Tacoma Fitness Twist Gets People Hooping

In Washington State, the Tacoma News Tribune writes, “Let’s face it – the treadmill isn’t the most fascinating thing to do for an hour of your life. Working out is necessary, but the gym routine can easily get boring. Experts…

The Super Hooper

Jon Nutting made this comedic video that follows one hooper’s epic journey, after only 2 days of hooping lessons. “This here lovely lady has gone from lower-case hooper to upper-case HOOPER with an additional SUPER!” Enjoy!

Battle of the Blades Hula Hoops It Up

On the season finale of Battle Of The Blades 2, a Canadian television program, Violetta Afanasieva & Pete Dack bring some hoop dance into their ice dance performance. The figure skating reality television show resembles “Dancing with the Stars” and…

Matthew Morrison Hoops With Glee

Chord Overstreet, who plays Sam Evans on Glee (he’s the new blonde guy that has been climbing the social ladder this season), tweeted up a photo of Glee Club instructor Matthew Morrison hula hooping it up on the set. Chord…

Hooping in Hagerstown City Park

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Stephanie Connell and Ashley Britner of Boomtown Hoops and the kids hoop all over City Park in Hagerstown, Maryland. Stunning leaves and some nice moves make this a treat.

Julia Hartsell

Julia “Jewels” Hartsell of Hoop Drum spinning in her white dress with her hoop at her Union Ceremony. Congratulations Jewels and Scott! They live in Carrboro, North Carolina. Photo by Suzanne Masse.