Monthly Archive: February 2011

Spring Renewal: Our 30/30 Challenge Returns

Spring Renewal: Our 30/30 Challenge Returns

[Hooping.org columnist Rayna McInturf leads us again in deepening a daily hoop practice.] by Rayna McInturf A little structure, commitment and accountability to others in our lives can sometimes do us a world of...

Adelaide Marcus and David Hooker

Adelaide Marcus and David Hooker

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Adelaide Marcus and David Hooker deliver a truly stunning performance at the San Diego Burning Man Film Festival, merging hoopdance, bellydance and acro yoga beautifully. Video by Akira Chan. They...

Malia Flood Rocks It

Malia Flood Rocks It

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Malia Flood totally rocks her hoop out. She lives in Kanagawa, Japan. Photo by Deanne Love of HoopLovers.com.

Get Renewed With HoopGirl

Get Renewed With HoopGirl

In the San Francisco Bay Guardian’s recent “Renew” Issue the publication shines the spotlight on HoopGirl. “Christabel Zamor moves like a snake — eyes fixed, lithe body writhing, hips rippling back and forth —...

The Contender

The Contender

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Pam Theobold of Hoop Dee Doo spins up a rather hilarious promotional piece Rocky Balboa style. She lives in Pittsboro, North Carolina, USA. (If this Vimeo video isn’t loading you...

Tosh.O and the Flaming Hula Hoop

Tosh.O and the Flaming Hula Hoop

“Tosh.O” is a weekly topical series on the Comedy Central television network featuring comedian Daniel Tosh. On his most recent episode Tosh reviews a recent YouTube video that went rather viral of several guys...

Hoopdance Tutorials: Vertical Arm Wrap

Hoopdance Tutorials: Vertical Arm Wrap

2011 Hoopie Award nominated instructor and tutorialist Babz Robinson of Wild Girl Hoops takes time out on the beach in Tulum, Mexico to teach us the “Vertical Arm Wrap”. She lives in Canmore, Alberta,...

Mount St. Mary’s University Hoops It Up

Mount St. Mary’s University Hoops It Up

The Mountain Echo, the publication from Mount St. Mary University in Emmitsburg, Maryland, gets hooping with Sue Kemp of Soolah Hoops. She explained, “Hooping benefits the core aspect of a fitness workout for your...

In Your Dreams

In Your Dreams

[This week Hooping.org columnist Lara Eastburn gets into the Hooposophy of our hoop dreams.] by Lara Eastburn One way to think of the unconscious is as a rich, deep, magical reservoir of untapped YOU....

Natalie Walheim and Alyssa Lundin

Natalie Walheim and Alyssa Lundin

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Natalie “Halo” Walheim (right) and Alyssa Lundin (left) do some “inner city hooping” at Western Michigan University in a room reserved for racquetball. Video by Tommy Thomas. Soundtrack: Inner City...

Düsseldorf Circus Festival

Düsseldorf Circus Festival

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Silvia Pavone hoops it up at the 2nd International Circus Festival at the Düsseldorf Airport in Düsseldorf, Germany. She lives in London, England, UK.

Rebecca Hellemans Has Louisville in a Spin

Rebecca Hellemans Has Louisville in a Spin

Nearly 50 people hooped it up and more at the Snow Flow Festival at the American Turners Sports Complex in Louisville, Kentucky. The workshop day, organized by Rebecca Hellemans (pictured), focused on sensual flow...

Miss Ellaneous

Miss Ellaneous

It’s a new hula hoop showreel for Miss Ellaneous, aka Karen Edelenbos. She lives in Melbourne, Australia. Soundtrack: “Taki Rari” by Yma Sumac (on iTunes).

Camille: Mini Hoops

Camille: Mini Hoops

Camille Rule spins out an impressive mini hoops practice session. She lives in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.

In Public and in Private

In Public and in Private

[Hooping.org columnist Casandra Tanenbaum examines her public and private hooping.] by Casandra Tanenbaum Hoopdance is an experience of movement for the partner of the hoop. Certainly the hoop is important, but focusing on the...