Month: November 2012

Is Hooping Better Than Sex?

[Guest blogger Dorne Pentes raises a very big question.] by Dorne Pentes A few weeks ago I had an awesome, awesome spin. Hooping outside on a beautiful day I had a lot of pent-up emotion, plenty of time and no interruptions. I spun like a mofo- I found a deep flow that was freaky in…

Karin de Wit

Emre Mirza of Afterthought Media recently had the opportunity to shoot something beautiful - the always enchanting Karin de Wit of Movin'Circle. Here we finding Karin bringing her grace and flow to this gorgeous video, just as she always does. Want to see more from her? Check our her performances on Holland's Got Talent, as…

Richie Hoopspinner Isaacs

Reading a book has never been so fun.'s visual editor Richie "Hoopspinner" Isaacs reads his favorite book while spinning the hoop. We love it! He lives in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand. A Photo of the Day.

Lilea Duran: Wild Horses

You may remember Lilea Duran of Sun Glow Hoop Dance from our second season of Hooping Idol. Driving home the other day she heard "Wild Horses" by The Sundays and all she could think about was getting home to hoop dance to it. "The song reminds me of ways that I want to move, in…

Hooping Spins Vogue Italia

Hooping is most certainly in Vogue, this time literally. Vogue Italia says "Enough with tiring and non-motivating fitness activities: today workouts should be fun. And this is one of the reasons some are looking back to the past and digging up yesteryear equipments, designed in a modern key, to combine games and workouts. Starting from…

Spiral Performs At First Night

This week our Friday Flashback spins us all the way back to last New Year's Eve for some footage we didn't get to see back then. We take you to WBTV Channel 3 in Charlotte, North Carolina, where Spiral is the main attraction performing both aerial as well as hoop dance on the main stage…

Gifting Hoops For Hoopy Holidays

Hooping Santas

[ columnist Shea Brock wants you to play Santa with hoops this season.] by Shea Brock Hoopy Holidays all you gorgeous hoopers out there. It’s that time of year again already. Trees are going up, stockings are being hung and people all over the world are going all “Griswold” on their houses. I know times are…


Stef Nolletti of Astral Hoops, Bee May and Rachel "Radia" Day all hoop dance and shine at Aura 2012 in Tempe, Arizona, USA. Soundtrack: "Dubuasca" by Bassnectar (on iTunes). A Video of the Day.

Toni Smith

Toni Smith, aka Minnie Maniac, hoops at the Edmonton International Fringe Festival in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She's from Christchurch, New Zealand. Photo by Arda Ozum. A Photo of the Day.

DJ Top Romin: Hula Hoop Girl

Hoop Dreams: Hula Hoop Girl

DJ Top Romin spins up a track called "Hula Hoop Girl" and brings in Sara Weinshenk to spin things up. Warning: This video is also wafflelicious. You might get hungry while watching. It's the latest from Breakfast For Dinner TV. They live in Los Angeles, California, USA.