Monthly Archives: January 2013

Haley Spreads The Hoop Love

[Hooping.org columnist Shea Brock gets inspired by an eleven-year-old.] by Shea Brock When I hear the word philanthropist, I automatically think of the Monopoly guy. You know, that little rich man with the handlebar moustache. I picture him swooping in…

Caterina Suttin

A Strong Opener. The key ingredient any savvy performer has in their repertoire is an opener that will immediately get the attention of the audience, hold them and deliver the promise that what you had at the start is what…

VestaFire Entertainment and Andre Nobels

Karina Strong spins up a diverse and inspiring performance as she dances to Andre Nobels, playing his original song “Oh Hallelujah”. She shows her versatility using multiple hoops throughout the performance, weaving twins with fluidity and grace as she sets…

Catherine Zeta Jones Gets Ellen Hooping

Catherine Zeta-Jones, the Chicago based Oscar winning actress, appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show sharing her love of hooping, even managing to maneuver the hoop while wearing stiletto heels. Recently, Jones opened up about her dedicated fitness routine telling InStyle Magazine…

Tiana Zoumer

Tiana Zoumer, this year’s Hoopie Award Winner for Female Hooper of the Year, graces us not only with a beautiful dance, but also with lovely words in her first ever tutorial.  She explains her gratitude for recognition from the hoop…

Ask Hoopalicious: The Balancing Act

Dear Hoopalicious, I am working on my knee hooping. When leg hoop, especially the flamingo, my weight bearing foot keeps shifting around as I am trying to hoop on that knee. Since the weight bearing foot keeps moving around that…

Constanza Sommi

It’s near impossible to pinpoint that exact time where an artist’s dedication to learning their art really becomes apparent, when command of their craft is so well honed that it looks like something as natural to them as breathing. . Constanza…

Luna Breeze

Luna Breeze of DreamWeaver Hoops shows the art of leg hooping at the first annual In-Depth Hoopdance Intensive bootcamp hosted by Shakti Sunfire & Luna Breeze at Kalani Oceanside Retreat in Pahoa,  Hawaii, USA. Photo by Cadencia Photography. A Hooping.org…

Ciara Blossom

Ciara Blossom shows off her bendy hoop skills in this footage from Cirque Blanc. While most of us are able to hoop and practice many new moves during a practice, Ciara’s videos left us wondering how many hours she must put…