Monthly Archives: April 2012

Hooping For Hope

Forty-two hoopers spun their way past the 12 mile mark of the the Country Music Half Marathon this weekend, raising funds and awareness for Hooping for Hope™ – a nationwide program that provides pink hoops to breast cancer survivors, free…

Hula Hoop Fitness Class 1966

This Hula Hoop Flashback photograph holds the revelation that the idea of hula hoop fitness isn’t entirely new. A woman leads a hula hoop fitness class in this Los Angeles Times shot, taken back in 1966 in Los Angeles, California.…

Nelly Furtado Releases Big Hoops

Earlier this month we told you about “Big Hoops (Bigger the Better)” – the new single by Nelly Furtado. Nelly was caught on camera on stilts in downtown Los Angeles and World Champion Hoop Dancer Tony Duncan was in the…

Duet: Alexandra Baker and Sam Resnicow

Alexandra Baker and Sam Resnicow (our first runner up from Hooping Idol season one) perform in the Orchesis Dance Company’s Spring Showcase at the University of Vermont. They live in Burlington, Vermont, USA. Soundtrack: Crave You (Adventure Club Remix)” by…

Top Ten List: April 22nd – 28th

It’s time time to countdown the top ten most buzz worthy posts of the past week again, as based on reader response. What were the top ten hits of the hoopersphere this week? We’re starting off at Number 10 and…

5 Simple Tips For Taping a Hoop

[Hooping.org columnist Lara Eastburn shares her taping tips.] by Lara Eastburn At some point along our hoop journeys, often near the beginning, many of us attempt the alchemy of transforming a big, blank, black hoop into a joy-producing circle of…

Mona: Practice in Dub

Mona Qa, aka Mona Shpongledhoops, spins up the dub in black and white. She lives in Portland, Oregon, USA. Soundtrack: “Sweatshop (Subvert Remix)” by Subvert (on iTunes). A Hooping.org Video of the Day.