Monthly Archive: July 2012

This is For All the Lonely Hoopers

This is For All the Lonely Hoopers

[Hooping.org columnist Casandra Tanenbaum has some tips for creating community.] by Casandra Tanenbaum People often ask me how I learned to hoopdance. With a shy smile, I admit to hours upon hours of solitary practice...

Blinding Dreams

Blinding Dreams

Noora Tiainen enjoys a dreamy season at the summer cottage. She lives in Kirkkonummi, Finland. Soundtrack: “Blinding” by Florence + the Machine (on iTunes). A Hooping.org Video of the Day.

Shellie White at Source

Shellie White at Source

Shellie White of The Healthy Hooper hoops it up at SOURCE in the beautiful landscapes of Maui. She lives in Hana, Hawaii, USA. Photo by Cadencia Photography. A Hooping.org Photo of the Day.

Hoopla Beer Returns for Summer

Hoopla Beer Returns for Summer

First released last summer in 22-ounce bottles and limited draft, Hoopla Pale Ale makes a triumphant return to the Boulder Beer seasonal lineup again, and does so with with the new addition of 12-ounce...

Ula Ula Lección de Vórtice

Ula Ula Lección de Vórtice

Tony of Tienda Malabares is here to teach us in Espanol how to do the Vortex. Tienda Malabares has two locations in both Guadalajara and Mexico City, Mexico. Tony de Tienda Malabares está aquí...

Go With The Flow

Go With The Flow

By Heather Hughes In the hooping community, “flow” is a term we tend to throw around a lot. We toss it around the internet as carelessly as we toss our hoops into the air....

Lady Stardust

Lady Stardust

Lady Stardust’s, aka Lynnsey Bonin, spins up something wonderful. She lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. Soundtrack: “Scheme Reprise” by Sound Tribe Sector 9 (on iTunes). A Hooping.org Video of the Day.

Andrea Gianchiglia: The Wedding Photo

Andrea Gianchiglia: The Wedding Photo

Andrea Gianchiglia‘s beautiful wedding album wouldn’t be complete if there wasn’t a photo dedicated to hooping. Looks gorgeous! She lives in Bedminster, New Jersey, USA. A Hooping.org Photo of the Day.

Hoopurbia Berlin Flashmob

Hoopurbia Berlin Flashmob

Hoopurbia hoopers took their LED hoops to the streets this weekend to light up Potsdam Square in Berlin, Germany. Wow! Photo courtesy of  Suomen Kuvalehti. Watch the video footage here.

Snowboard Hooping in New Zealand

Snowboard Hooping in New Zealand

It may be summer in the Northern Hemisphere, but it’s winter time down under. Frenchy, aka Claire French of Frenchy Productions, hits the slopes with her snowboard and her hoop in Wanaka, New Zealand....

Top Ten List: July 22-28 2012

Top Ten List: July 22-28 2012

Hey Hoopers! Let’s countdown our top ten most buzz worthy posts of the week (as based on reader response), shall we? Maybe you were in a spin and couldn’t stay on top of it...

Susanna Vuorinen

Susanna Vuorinen

Susanna Vuorinen decides to practice her hooping outdoors on a beautiful day. A performer with Circus Lumica, she lives in Turku, Finland. Soundtrack: “Sonâmbulo” by Céu (on iTunes). A Hooping.org Video of the Day.

Olive Oyl: Inside The Hoop

Olive Oyl: Inside The Hoop

It all started for Olive Oyl, aka Olivia Pizzo, at an electronic music festival. “It was May of 2008,” she told Hooping.org. “I saw a small group of hoopers at DEMF here in Detroit...