Monthly Archives: March 2013

Top Ten List: March 24-30 2013

It’s time for our weekly Top Ten List everybody! Every Sunday we are counting down the top ten most buzz worthy posts of the week (as based on reader response) and we are starting things off at number ten and working our way up to the number one spot of the week. What was heating up the hoopersphere this time…

Postcards From Hottie Hoop Camp 2013

[Hooping.org columnist Lara Eastburn reports back from Hottie Hoop Camp.] by Lara Eastburn I can’t say I’ve ever been to a hoop gathering where the hoopers seem happier than they are here at Hottie Hoop Camp, the annual event organized on the beach of Surfside, Texas, USA, by Rowan and Blythe TwoSisters, the sibling brains behind Dallas- and Houston-based Punk…

Soul Hula

There is something hoopers are constantly doing when making hooping videos – becoming unintentional travel ambassadors! And it’s great to have Shahnoor “Shannie” Skrzypkowiak of Soul Hula back as our Australian tour guide, taking us to farms, the bush, the out-back, even the beach. It’s been a couple years since we last saw her and she sells the scenery in…

Lilea Duran: Just Give Me a Reason

In this slow rise, a morning filled with beautiful hoop dance, Lilea Duran of Sunglow Hoop Dance wakes to a world of emotion and hooping that stirs the soul. Lilea lives in Napa, California, USA, where she helps organize the local Napa Hoopers hooping community. She states that this video is “dedicated to the love of my life and all the ups and…

Mid-Ohio Valley Hoops It Up with Angie Iafrate

“What I teach is very different from what you did in the backyard as a kid,” said Angie Iafrate, owner and organizer of the Mid-Ohio Valley Hoopla in West Virginia. She recently told the News and Sentinel, “With the right instruction, hooping can burn up to 600 calories an hour and it doesn’t feel like exercise. You just need to…

From Skateboarding to Hooping

Daisy Johannes has injured most of her limbs skateboarding down mountains for Blue Sky Longboards. In fact she got into hooping as something to counter skateboarding’s harsh falls and wound up discovering the Yin to her Yang. She says, “Hooping keeps me flowing, moving, learning, creating, and gets me back on my board with my joints feeling good.” Now she’s…

Ask Hoopalicious: Advice For Hoop Entrepreneurs

[Multiple people recently asked Hoopalicious questions about becoming a hoop entrepreneur. This week she’s combining the key points of their questions in one very special Ask Hoopalicious] Dear Hoopalicious, As a full-time hooper and hooping business owner, what is it like when you face obstacles or when things aren’t going as successfully as you’d hoped? What would you say is…

Field Trip

Daniela Hoop may be eight months pregnant, but she isn’t letting that stop her from making a super cool video with her fellow Hoop The Loop team member Gal Abelson. The dynamic duo head out on a field trip with Michael: Photographer of Life to document it for them and together they hoop up something truly awesome each and every…