Monthly Archive: August 2011

7 Steps to Start a Hoop Group

7 Steps to Start a Hoop Group

by Lara Eastburn Every single day, somewhere in the world, someone discovers hooping for the first time and knows they’re not going to be able to live without it. At this point, two urgent...

Everybody Loves The Party

Everybody Loves The Party

It’s Joda’s first hooping video, with thanks to her friends Piotrek and Kate. She lives in Poznan, Poland. Soundtrack: “Everybody Loves The Partys” by Juanitos. A Hooping.org video of the day.

Antonellina

Antonellina

Antonellina hooping in the park in Rimini, Italy. From this photo set by Fabio Frignani. A Hooping.org Photo of the Day.

Burning Man Flashback

Burning Man Flashback

Hoopers from just about everywhere are heading to Burning Man this weekend for a hooptastic week chock full of hooping, community and more. Not sure what we’re talking about? Then check out this Hooping.org...

Life’s a Whirl for Americus Wilson

Life’s a Whirl for Americus Wilson

Nine-year-old hula hooping sensation Americus Wilson is touring with the new production from the Loritz Circus entitled “Out of Africa”. You probably recall that Wilson was a 2008 finalist on New Zealand’s Got Talent...

Hoopcamp Heather: Inside The Hoop

Hoopcamp Heather: Inside The Hoop

by Abby Schwartz Some use the hoop to effect positive change in the world. Others expand our ideas of what is possible by expressing a unique perspective. And some, like Hoopcamp Heather, aka Heather...

Damn Hula Hooping Hippies

Damn Hula Hooping Hippies

Rachele and Julie, aka the Damn Hula Hooping Hippies, spin it up in Austin, Texas, USA. Video by Barton Creek Media. Soundtrack: “Lights” by Ellie Goulding (on iTunes). A Hooping.org Video of the Day.

A Hula-volution on Cape Cod

A Hula-volution on Cape Cod

InsideOUT Cape Cord reports, “We’ve all seen hula-hoops, usually in movies that took place in the 50’s. But that simple circular toy is currently enjoying a renaissance: these days, hula-hoops are part of a...

Hooping Up Your After School Program

Hooping Up Your After School Program

by Philo Hagen With a new school year rapidly approaching, for some even sooner than others, we invite all of our hooping business owners out there, and those who’ve considered the idea of starting...

Amy Blaze

Amy Blaze

Amy Blaze, aka Amy Simoes, spins it up in this stunning video that makes use of the Go Pro Camera hoop perspective in places as well. Video by Paul Kroeker. They live in Winnipeg,...

Long Beach Funk Fest Glows

Long Beach Funk Fest Glows

She’s lighting up the Long Beach Funk Fest at the corner of Pine Ave & Broadway in Long Beach, Calfornia, USA. Photo by Kim C. Martin. A Hooping.org Photo of the Day.

Dan Glickman Hula Hoops in a Bipartisan Way

Dan Glickman Hula Hoops in a Bipartisan Way

Dan Glickman, the former Congressman, Agriculture Secretary and Motion Picture Association of America head, found a home last year at the Bipartisan Policy Center. He’s currently working on the center’s Nutrition and Physical Activity...