Category: Features

hoopcamp

Hoopcamp Spins National Public Radio

by Philo Hagen As hoopers from across the country and around the world are busy making their way this week to Santa Cruz, California, USA, for Hoopcamp 2014, the largest annual gathering specifically for...

hoopingupyourbrain

Hooping: Do It For Your Brain!

by Jenny Hill Did you know the hippocampus looks like a seahorse? Yep, that major component of our brain, with one located on each side, was even named after it – from the Greek...

Hula Hoop Reflections

Reflections on our Hooping Reflections

Mirror Mirror on the wall, can you help me with my hooping? The answer I heard turned out to be a resounding “Yes”. Having a mirror in our hooping space can be a pretty...

Hoop Rage: The Dark Side of Hooping

Hoop Rage: The Dark Side of Hooping

by Ingrid White There’s a dark side to hooping that no one likes to talk about. We only see and hear hoopers having fun, sharing laughter and spinning things up. Yes, all of that...

Lonely Hooper

Are You A Lonely Hooper?

by Rachel Conlisk Are you a lonely hooper? There are lots of us. When I first started hooping I didn’t know any other hoopers, so it was just me, my hoop, hooping.org and YouTube....

Men Dancing

Real Men Hoop Dance

by Arseny “Seny” Knyazev Before most men can see themselves inside the hoop, we often need to be able to see ourselves as someone who is allowed to dance. There is a myriad of...