Month: July 2012

This is For All the Lonely Hoopers

[ 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 and reviewing countless YouTube videos to…

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 Video of the Day.

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 Photo of the Day.

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 6-pack cans. Yes, magic happened last…

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 para enseñar en Español de cómo…

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. We describe hoop-stars like Mona and…

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 Video of the Day.

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 Photo of the Day.

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

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. Filmed by Phil Knapp, she lives…