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Kimberly Parker

Kimberly Parker

Kimberly Parker has found her hoop bliss in this great Memorial Day photo by Gary Parker. More shots over here. They live in San Jose, California, USA.

Hooping Helps Us Find Our Center

Hooping Helps Us Find Our Center

Personal fitness trainer and blogger Tina Reale recently shared a story she encountered that has stuck with her like glue, and we can see why. “It had been a frustrating day of too many...

It’s Not You, It’s Your Hula Hoop

It’s Not You, It’s Your Hula Hoop

Jess Wagstrom of Jess Hoops explains, “So you think you can’t hula hoop anymore? Chances are, it’s not you, it’s your hula hoop!” Those incredibly wise words kick things off and from there she...

Hula Hooping and Prayer

Hula Hooping and Prayer

Rick Hamlin, executive editor of Guideposts magazine, a Christian faith-based non-profit organization founded in 1945, thinks prayer is like hula hooping. He writes, “A lot of things you pray for can seem impossible. You...

How To Make Your Own Chanel Inspired Hula Hoop Bag

How To Make Your Own Chanel Inspired Hula Hoop Bag

When everybody got excited about the new Chanel Hula Hoop Bag at Paris Fashion Week, Jenna Sauers at Jezebel got excited about making one. She writes, “As soon as Karl Lagerfeld showed those ridiculous(ly...

Hula Hooping as an Act of Bravery

Hula Hooping as an Act of Bravery

Amy Young lives in China. Whe was at the beach recently with her nieces when they spotted a woman named Mary hooping it up. The girls asked Aunt Amy if they could give a...

Act Like You Have It

Act Like You Have It

When people tell us they can’t hoop, they’re often right. If they believe they can’t, it’s often a self fulfilling prophecy. One of the first steps towards learning to hoop or finding that flow...

A Social Experiment in Public Hooping

A Social Experiment in Public Hooping

Ayo had an idea for a cool social experiment in public hooping. Ayo writes, “Could I use signs to break down social barriers and bring happiness to strangers? Upon Yair’s encouragement, I created, colored...

Hula Hoop Your Way To a Fitter You

Hula Hoop Your Way To a Fitter You

Michelle Escobar at Hello Giggles writes, “Let me start off by saying I’m not a very active person. I’m in my 20s and my day off includes lying in my bed for three hours...

The Hula Hooping Butterfly of Ocean Beach

The Hula Hooping Butterfly of Ocean Beach

When Gail Powell paid a visit to the bohemian community of Ocean Beach in San Diego, she encountered a hooper named Butterfly. “My son and I stopped off at the Lazy Hummingbird for an...

Learning

Teaching Others To Hoop Can Inspire Us

[Guest blogger Amanda Frealy learns from her students.] by Amanda Frealy I know it sounds cliché when an instructor says to a student “I am learning with you” and as a student I have...

How is Your 30/30 Hooping Challenge Going?

How is Your 30/30 Hooping Challenge Going?

How’s your Spring Renewal 30/30 Hooping Challenge going so far? Aubrey Adams shares on Day 3 of hers, “I keep thinking back to a post that Philo from hooping.org wrote titled Hooping For Fitness...

Green Your Exercise Routine With Hooping

Green Your Exercise Routine With Hooping

Over at TreeHugger.com they’re looking at ways to green your exercise routine and one of their ideas is hooping. “All you need is a little space, yourself, and a hoop. Hooping is considered a...