Category: Interviews

Rachael Lust FEAT

Rachael Lust: Inside The Hoop

by Shea Brock These days there are a million ways for hoopers to get themselves noticed. You can put on bright colors and hoop in public, get involved and do something like join the...

Glenda Jordan Hoops Up a Career

Glenda Jordan Hoops Up a Career

Glenda Jordan remembers when she saw her first hooper in 2007. “A girl hoop danced as a part of the show, and I had never seen it before,” she told The Daily Beacon, “And...

Brandy Hug: Inside The Hoop

Brandy Hug: Inside The Hoop

Back in 2008 Brandy Hug was visiting a friend when she saw her pick up a hoop and start playing with it in her backyard. “At the time I was 265 pounds and miserable...

Craig Reid: Inside The Hoop

Craig Reid: Inside The Hoop

You may recognize Craig Reid, aka the Incredible Hulaboy, from the short film Circularity Thinking which was nominated for a 2012 Hoopie Award, or maybe his Hula Hoop Heroes performance with Jessie Rose and...

Heady Hoop Tribe

Heady Hoop Tribe

The Heady Hoop Tribe talks about hooping, performing and community in this interview for The R.E.I.G.N Artist Network, a non-profit organization in Phoenix giving artists and musicians of all genres a platform to collaborate...

Jaguar Mary: Inside The Hoop

Jaguar Mary: Inside The Hoop

Back in 2004 Jaguar Mary wandered into Center Camp at Burning Man and she saw Anah “Hoopalicious” Reichenbach and Christabel “Hoopgirl” Zamor hoop dancing. “I was completely transfixed. I didn’t know who they were,...

Colleen de la Huup: Inside the Hoop

Colleen de la Huup: Inside the Hoop

Back in 2007, two poi spinners made a New Year’s Eve resolution to exercise more, not knowing where it would end up leading them. “My friend Jennifer was surfing around the web one day...

Catina Jane Gray: Inside The Hoop

Catina Jane Gray: Inside The Hoop

Way back in 2003 when hooping was just beginning to hit the world wide web, Catina Jane Gray discovered the magic circle via Hooping.org Co-founder Ariel Meadow Stallings of Offbeat Bride.com fame. “She had...