Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Fine Line Between Hobby and Business

[While Hooping.org excitedly counts the days until columnist Lara Eastburn gives birth to her second child, we revisit some of her older yet timely columns, like this one.] by Lara Eastburn One day your hoop-making, teaching, or performance efforts are…

Thrilling Hoopcamp

Nicole Wong of Cherry Hoops and Sarah Starlight Stolar of Starlight Hoops bring the house down with their performance of “Thriller” during the Hooper’s Showcase at Hoopcamp 2011. The pair received a well deserved standing ovation. Photo by Pixie Spindel.…

Mandala at Hoopcamp

At Hoopcamp 2011 the stage lighting for the Hooper’s Showcase could have been better and the videos we are seeing reflect that. This one featuring a LED hoop performance by Mandala (Jennifer “Jem Destiny” Alvarado, Cressie Mae Hoop, Heather Denham,…

Little Rock Hoop Tribe

The Little Rock Hoop Tribe in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, spins things up, plays jump rope with fire, blows amazing bubbles and fire hoops up a storm. They gather every Wednesday to enjoy hula hooping, live music, great people and…

Keke Palmer Loves to Hula Hoop

Keke Palmer, the American actress and singer who rose to fame for her performance in the 2006 film Akeelah and the Bee, and who stars as the title character in the Nickelodeon sitcom True Jackson, VP, recently revealed that she…

Tiana Zoumer Post Hoopcamp

Tiana Zoumer gets into some new ideas and developments following Hoopcamp 2011. What’s she up to? It’s “a lot to do with manipulating space, which for me means to give texture and build pathways and patterns in space. Using a…

Upside Down Foot Hooping

Ahni Radvanyi hoops on one foot while upside down at Hoopcamp 2011 at the Pema Osel Ling retreat center in the Santa Cruz Mountains. You can follow how she got to this position in this photo set by Mitchell Tsai.…

Miho Suzuki’s Hula Hoop

Is your hooping video art? Miho Suzuki’s is. Art Daily reports that the Bertrand Delacroix Gallery in New York City is presenting a show entitled “The Pleasure of Slowness” with works ranging from video and photography to sculpture, installation, and…