Monthly Archive: January 2011

Lady Stardust Spins It

Lady Stardust Spins It

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Lady Stardust, aka Lynnsey Bonin, spins her hoop out at The Werks show at The Loft in Lansing, Michigan. Photo by Shea Haddad.

Sandy: Doe de Hoelahoep

Sandy: Doe de Hoelahoep

Sandy, who was such a big star in the Netherlands in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s that she only needed one name – even though her real name is Anita Weijers, had a...

MizFit Finds Out About Hooping

MizFit Finds Out About Hooping

Jo Mondy of Live Love Hoop, co-moderator of Hooping.org’s Hoop Instructors forum, guest blogs on Miz Fit Online, with part one this week, and part two next week. She writes, “Hooping can also bring...

Dana Moore

Dana Moore

It’s indoor hoop flow with Dana Moore of AuraHoops. She lives in Birmingham, Alabama. Soundtrack: “Howl” by Florence + the Machine (on iTunes).

Beats To Cure Your Winter Blues

Beats To Cure Your Winter Blues

Need some new music to hoop to? We’ve uploaded four new tracks to the Hoop Sounds iPod (left column). Starting things off we have “Cybernator” from Pixelord, aka Alexey Devyanin from Moscow, Russia (on...

Limerence

Limerence

With our recent discussions of hoop love and brain chemistry comes “Limerence” – a hand-painted, directly manipulated experimental short film expressing the euphoric and maddening condition of “being in love” as a metaphor for...

Kara of Nocturnal Sunshine

Kara of Nocturnal Sunshine

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Kara Snider of Nocturnal Sunshine spins up the fire in this awesome shot by Waldemar Horwat. The troupe is based in Santa Cruz, California. Waldemar lives in San Francisco.

Geezer Chick Gets Hooping All Over Again

Geezer Chick Gets Hooping All Over Again

Geezer Chick believes that staying fit past 60 means learning a lot of new and modified exercises and doing everything possible to maintain an active sex life. She writes, “In 1958, it took me...

Philadelphia’s The 10! Show Hoops It Up

Philadelphia’s The 10! Show Hoops It Up

Hoopnotica Instructor Morgan Hembree of Flow Wellness made an appearance on The 10! Show in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, teaching everybody “how to turn a classic toy into a workout”.

Hula Hooping Fever Hits Melbourne

Hula Hooping Fever Hits Melbourne

Hayley Murphy (pictured) told the Preston Leader that “anyone can get in the swing of things”. She’s teaching classes at the SPAN Community House in Melbourne, getting people hooping for theatre, sport and simply...

Hooping Coma

Hooping Coma

Jay Everett awakes. He lives in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Soundtrack is from a Bassnectar podcast.

Are You Head Over Hoop In Love?

Are You Head Over Hoop In Love?

[Hooping.org columnist Abby Schwartz joined us recently and as a newcomer to hooping and a freelance writer specializing in health, wellness and fitness, we think you’re going to enjoy following her hoop journey. She...

Craig Reid: The Incredible Hulaboy

Craig Reid: The Incredible Hulaboy

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Craig Reid, otherwise known as Craig the Incredible Hulaboy, may have received a Hoopies nod this year for his performance as part of Hoop La La, but left to his...