Month: 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.…

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…

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.