Monthly Archive: June 2011

Natalia Bakun

Natalia Bakun

Natalia Bakun performs “Militarissima” – a hoop performance with “ironic military-style” – presented at the Krystallpalast Theater in Leipzig, Germany.

Hoopers Ball

Hoopers Ball

Amy Rogers of Carousel Hoop Dance lights up the Hoopers Ball at the Hoop Path 5 gathering in Carrboro, North Carolina, USA. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

Jeffrey Taylor Jones Passes

Jeffrey Taylor Jones Passes

Jeffrey Taylor Jones passed away unexpectedly at the age of 43 on Saturday, June 25th, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He made and sold hula hoops at arts festivals and farmers’ markets in the...

Hoop Church

Hoop Church

It was time for “hoop church” at Hoop Path 5, aka HP5, the fifth annual gathering of The Hoop Path in Carrboro, North Carolina.

Ghost Town Hooping

Ghost Town Hooping

Bodie, California is a ghost town. Stu Jenks writes, “It’s an odd place, a spot on the planet where violent Capitalism occurred, where gold was carved from them there hills. I know too much...

Hooping Tutorials: Cat Cow

Hooping Tutorials: Cat Cow

Faith Mcfluff of Cleveland Exotic Dance plays with yoga moves for hoopers she refers to here as the “Cat Cow”, another look at how to develop your angles. She lives in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

Blue Peter London Finale Sets Hoop Dance Record

Blue Peter London Finale Sets Hoop Dance Record

Blue Peter, the world’s longest running Children’s Television program out of England that previously made Sharna Rose’s dream come true, has said goodbye to London. The BBC reports that the show made its final...

Happy Hoopiversary

Happy Hoopiversary

lilgamoma celebrates her one year hoopiversary! She lives in Milledgeville, Georgia, USA. Soundtrack: A cover of “Airplane’s Medley Mashup” by Megan Nicole (on iTunes).

Funniest Videos Contest Closes Tomorrow Night

Funniest Videos Contest Closes Tomorrow Night

You still have until tomorrow night to get your entry together for Hooping.org’s Funniest Videos contest. Simply create your own funny hooping video and post in on YouTube. Title your video with a brief...

What the World Needs Now is More Hoopers

What the World Needs Now is More Hoopers

Genevieve Wachutka writes, “Hula hooping has taken me by storm. It started as a fun way to exercise in the cold rainy days of April. Although dancing is already high on my top 10...

Cleveland Solstice Hoop Dancers

Cleveland Solstice Hoop Dancers

A video has surfaced of a portion of our hoop dance performance at the Cleveland Museum of Art’s annual Solstice Party in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Four 4’x4′ platforms were specially built for us with...

Sizing Up the Issue of Hoop Size

Sizing Up the Issue of Hoop Size

[Hooping.org columnist Abby Schwartz may be new to hooping, but as a freelance writer specializing in health, wellness and fitness, we think you’re going to enjoy following her hoop journey. This week she sizes...

Hoop Path 5 Had Sunday Swirling

Hoop Path 5 Had Sunday Swirling

Many followers and fans of The Hoop Path made their way to Carrboro, North Carolina, this weekend for Hoop Path 5, aka HP5, the fifth annual gathering. Here we find participants core hooping while...