Monthly Archive: January 2012

Hoop Dancers to Compete for Top Honors

Hoop Dancers to Compete for Top Honors

It’s that time of year once again and The Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest will be happening soon. Combining artistry, sheer athleticism and cultural traditions, the top American Indian and Canadian First...

Miss Conception

Miss Conception

Miss Conception spins up some hula hoop magic. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas, USA. Soundtrack: “Love Sex Magic” by Ciara featuring Justin Timberlake (on iTunes). A Hooping.org Video of the Day.

Leilani

Leilani

A gorgeous shot of Leilani NeonCircus Ruff hooping at Christina Buster’s birthday jam at City Park in Denver, Colorado, USA. From this photo set by Carl Fuermann. A Hooping.org Photo of the Day.

Corazon Ringmaster

Corazon Ringmaster

Corazon Ringmaster, aka Corazon Richardson, performs at the Orchard Towers in Singapore. He lives in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.

Romeo Spike: Star Power with Rebecca DeShon

Romeo Spike: Star Power with Rebecca DeShon

Rebecca DeShon of Hoop Essence is the latest hooper to spin her way into the music video world with the release of “Star Power”, the new single by Romeo Spike (on iTunes). She lives...

Hooper Bowl Fever Heats Up

Hooper Bowl Fever Heats Up

In Indianapolis, Indiana, fifteen minutes before the opening of the Super Bowl Village yesterday, blues rock music blaring from loudspeakers, The New York Times reports that a man who “looked like Steve Buscemi after...

Erica: We Found Love

Erica: We Found Love

Newbie Hoopie Award nominee Erica Gabriel is spinning things up with a single hoop and minis. She lives in San Diego, California, USA. Soundtrack: “We Found Love” by Rihanna (on iTunes).

Electric Slide Line Dance Hooping

Electric Slide Line Dance Hooping

Betty Lucas of LucasHooping.com spins up “the first hooping line dance” – The Electric Slide with hoop choreography. Shot in San Francisco, Betty lives in Oakland, California.

Elia Aymon: Poetry in Motion

Elia Aymon: Poetry in Motion

A dazzling new demo for Elia Aymon, the Swiss rhythmic gymnast who is currently performing with Cirque du Soleil’s Viva ELVIS show at Aria. She lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Video by Paolo...

Hooper Bowl Sunday Spins It Up

Hooper Bowl Sunday Spins It Up

If you’re in the Los Angeles area, you can join LA Hoopers for the 2nd Annual Hooperbowl Sunday celebration at Griffith Park from 1 to 4pm, spinning up your television alternative. Last year’s was...

Penny

Penny

Penny hoops it up in her hometown of Alachua, Florida. Photo by Stephanie Davis. A Hooping.org Photo of the Day.

Hooping and the Sky

Hooping and the Sky

A beautiful video from Vanessa Baehr, aka The Spinstress of Ouroboros Hoops. She lives in Hudson, New York, USA. Soundtrack: “1977” by Ana Tijoux (on iTunes).

College Hooping Classes Spin Things Up

College Hooping Classes Spin Things Up

From the University to local community colleges, hooping classes are really starting to spin things up on campus. Melanie Falcon of WFMZ-TV Channel 69 pays a visit to Lehigh Carbon Community College in Schnecksville,...

Henna Matanuska

Henna Matanuska

Henna Matanuska of MataHoops shares a summmary of her latest solo performance which culminates in her using 15 hoops. She lives in Tampere, Finland, where she has organized a screening of The Hooping Life...

Top Ten List: January 22nd – 28th

Top Ten List: January 22nd – 28th

How was your week hooper? Ours was pretty good, thanks for asking. And there was some super cool stuff that happened this week in the hoopersphere that we know you don’t want to have...