Top Ten Lists

February 2015: Our Greatest Hooping Hits

toptenlist It’s time for Hooping.org’s Top Ten List for February 2015 where we count down the top ten most buzz worthy posts of the past month (as based on reader response). We’re starting things off at number ten and we’ll be working our way up to the number one spot of the week. So what was hot in the hoopersphere this go around? What were the most popular features, videos and photos in February? It’s time to find out.

FEATURES

10. You’ll Love These 10 Great Hooping Kids by Philo Hagen. 214 Points
9. They Said What About You Hooping? by Sophie Febrey. 292 Points
8. How To Take the Ultimate Hooping Selfie by Jenn Dixon. 311 points
7. Learning to Hoop Comes in Four Stages by Abby Schwartz. 315 Points
6. Nakotah LaRance wins World Champion Hoop Dance Contest by Philo Hagen. 360 Points
5. SaulPaul’s Do That Hula Hoop with Rachael Lust by Katie Sunshine. 398 Points
4. Curvy Hooper Challenge 2015: Our Winners. 424 Points
3. Hoops Not Bombs: Codepink at the White House by Liz Fredricksen. 453 Points
2. Hooping Through Anxiety with Sam Ripples. Story by Rachel Conlisk. 483 Points
1. And Then I Started Hooping: A New Documentary by Liz Fredricksen. 725 Points

VIDEOS

10. LED Hooping with GroovinMeGzz: 253 Points
9. Ali Williams and Her Hoop Dance: 269 Points
8. 5 Ways to Burn Calories with a Hula Hoop with Deanne Love: 301 Points
7. Full Term Pregnant Hooping with KiT: 294 Points
6. Hoop Dancing with 9 Year Old Chloe McAfee: 323 Points
5. Bex Burton’s Hula Hoop Wedding Proposal: 341 Points
4. Meg Amor’s Hoop Paint Love: 374 Points
3. Angelina Rose Knocks Our Socks Off: 497 Points
2. The Hooping Highway Flagger: 537 Points
1. Bang Bang Hooping with Hooptown Hotties: 616 Points

PHOTOS

10. Isopuppy at the Trinity River Jamboree: 130 Points
9. Lake Tahoe Hooping with Shey Smithson: 141 Points
8. Jessica Barideaux’s Hooping Smile in the Snow: 147 Points
7. Marley Jade’s Hooping Selfie: 149 Points
6. Head Fire Hooping with Kate O’Brien Eyschis. 162 Points
5. Carli Jones Partner Hoops with Butterflies: 211 Points
4. Fire Hooping with Shaina Sky: 244 Points
3. Ryane Hillery Hoop Dances with a Smile: 280 Points
2. Mermaid Hooping with Brittney Brinkley: 376 Points
1. Paige LaWall is the Last Hooping Unicorn: 455 Points

Top Ten List for August 10-16 2014

toptenlistIt’s time for Hooping.org’s weekly Top Ten List where we count down the top ten most buzz worthy posts of the past week (as based on reader response). We’re starting things off at number ten and we’ll be working our way up to the number one spot of the week. So what was hot in the hoopersphere this go around? Here’s Hooping.org’s Top Ten List for August 10th through 26th, 2014.

10. Denae Michelle Wade was one beautiful hooping bride: Hoop Dancing with the Bride (159 Points).

9. Kari Siler taught us How to Make a Hula Hoop with a Push Pin Connector (168 Points).

8. Donna helped us get our arms in shape with hoop toning arm exercises – Tone Your Arms with Hooping: 3 Arm Toning Hoop Moves with Donna Sparx (171 Points).

7. Little L spun up more than her hoop in this fun photo: Hooping with Little L Legume (172 Points).

6. Ali taught us a cool move: Behind The Back Elbow Duck-In with Ali Williams (183 Points).

5. Our top photo this week was a stunning silhouette: Sky High Hooping with Meagan Ruppert (184 Points).

4. Rachel Conlisk told us hot to Find Your Flow and Keep It Flowing! (186 Points).

3. The Perkulator rocked it hard in Chicago: Chicago Hoops with Emily Jane Perkulator (267 Points).

2. Our top video this week was this inspiring piece – Lisa Lottie: Focus (269 Points).

1. And at number one this week was Katie Sunshine’s interview with Jaclyn McCaffrey of Naked and Afraid: Naked and Afraid and Hooping with Jaclyn McCaffrey (274 Points).

Top 3 Features
1. Naked and Afraid and Hooping with Jaclyn McCaffrey with Katie Sunshine (274 Points).
2. Find Your Flow and Keep It Flowing! with Rachel Conlisk (186 Points).
3. 5 Great Ways to Tame Hooping Envy with Alycia Abreu (145 Points).
4. Making the Most of Hooping at Home with Ingrid White (103 Points).
5. Power to the People Spins Creative World Peace Project (96 Points).

Top 5 Videos:
1. Lisa Lottie: Focus (269 Points).
2. Chicago Hoops with Emily Jane Perkulator (267 Points).
3. Behind The Back Elbow Duck-In with Ali Williams (183 Points).
4. Tone Your Arms with Hooping: 3 Arm Toning Hoop Moves with Donna Sparx (171 Points).
5. How to Make a Hula Hoop with a Push Pin Connector (168 Points).

Top 5 Photos:
1. Sky High Hooping with Meagan Ruppert (184 Points).
2. Hooping with Little L Legume (172 Points).
3. Hoop Dancing with the Bride with Denae Michelle Wade (159 Points).
4. Hooping in Rocky Mountain National Park with Katie Emmitt (111 Points).
5. LED Hooping with Christine Frear (111 Points).

That’s our Top Ten List and Top 5’s for this week and remember if you see something you appreciate here (or on any of our social networking sites), it only takes a second to “Like” it or leave a comment and share the hoop love, and you get to make someone’s day while you’re at it. YAY! Each like, share, note or comment is worth a point in calculating our weekly Top Ten. And with that, we invite you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest and Tumblr if you’re not already doing so and we hope you had a very happy hooping weekend everybody!

Top 25 List for June 27-August 9 2014

TOP25 It’s been awhile since we’ve done a Top Ten List, so we’re doing a Top Twenty Five List instead to make up for it. Woohoo! That’s right, we’ll be counting down the Top Twenty Five most buzz worthy posts from the last few weeks, starting things off at 25 and working our way up to number one. So what was hot in the hoopersphere lately? It’s time for all of us to find out! Here’s Hooping.org’s Top Twenty List for June 27th – August 9th, 2014.

25a. We kick things off with a tie. First up we have the new music video featuring American Idol’s Haley Reinhart hooping it up: Haley Reinhart Spins Show Me Your Moves with Hooping with Kathryn Fitzgerald and Katie Sunshine (215 Points).

25b Also rolling it at number 25 is this fun and sexy video from Honey Hoopsy: Honey Hoopsy Spins Burlesque (215 Points).

24. This cool pic of Daniel and his LED hoop proved to be delightfully other worldly: LED Hooping at Zion Noiz with Daniel Musashi (223 Points).

23. Pam got funky in her latest video and everybody got all happy about it: Pam Mayer Gets Funky With Her Hoops (224 Points).

22. Heather Hughes helped us in Navigating Circles and Creating Hoop Community with her new column (225 Points).

21. A whole lot of monkeys were traveling this week thanks to this tutorial: Monkey Crosses The Bridge with Richie Isaacs (229 Points).

20. A stunning circus performance by Mélodie captivated us: Mélodie Lamoureux’s Hula Hoop Performance (230 Points).

19. Our very own Kassandra taught us all the crown jewel of body rolls: The Contact Roll with Kassandra Morrison (246 Points).

18. Emma’s tutorial on the Foldicopter also proved to be very popular: Foldicopter Hooping Tutorial with Emma Kenna (258).

17. Some badass acrobatic foot moves from Luna Byrd blew our minds: Foot Hooping Acrobatics with Luna Byrd (268 Points).

16. Columnist Katie Sunshine clued us all in on the Stages of Hoop Love and her Marriage to Hooping (278 Points).

15. An LED hooping photo of Angelina really rocked our world: Electric Daisy Carnival Hooping with Angelina Rose (285 Points).

14. Brandy and Cheech hooped together, and we all got pretty excited: Furthurfly with Brandy Kimbrell and Cheech (297 Points).

13. This adorable photo of Sitara really couldn’t be any better: Hooping with Sitara Bird (306 Points).

12. While this beautiful shot of Leany created a lot of buzz as well: LED Hooping with Leany (307 Points).

11. Everybody loved a sublime photo of Brecken hooping in Italy: Brecken Rivara Soars at Italian Hoop Connection (310 Points).

10. The latest video from our very own Matthias left us all speechless: Matthias Elliott: There Are No Words (321 Points).

9. The Perkulator took her hoops out to do some busking and spun up this winner: Perkulator Hula Hooping at Taste of Chicago (324 Points).

8. Philo counted down the Top Ten Viral Hooping Videos of 2014 so far (328 Points).

7. A dynamic performance by Little L climbed the charts: Little L’s Hula Hoop Performance (329 Points).

6. Columnist Ingrid White needed to have a little chat with all of us: A Hooping Community Heart to Heart (331 Points).

5. Dylan’s latest video proved to be so amazing – Dylan T. Bradley: Magick (347 Points).

4. Nikki lit up New York’s Cirque du Soleil opening of AmaLuna with her LED hoops: Nikki Hunt Spins New York AmaLuna Opening (495 Points).

3. Jenny’s tale of transformation was our top feature story: Hooping Woke My Body Up”>Hooping Woke My Body Up with Jenny Hill (562 Points).

2. Our top photo was this dazzler of Lisa: Spinning Multiple LED Hoops with Lisa Lottie (599 Points).

1. And at number one we have the video that went viral – Mini Hoop Tech with Caitlin Hofer (638 Points).

Top 5 Features
1. Hooping Woke My Body Up”>Hooping Woke My Body Up with Jenny Hill (562 Points).
2. A Hooping Community Heart to Heart (331 Points).
3. Top Ten Viral Hooping Videos of 2014 so far with Philo (328 Points).
4. Stages of Hoop Love and her Marriage to Hooping with Katie Sunshine (278 Points).
5. Navigating Circles and Creating Hoop Community with Heather Hughes (225 Points).

Top 10 Videos:
1. Mini Hoop Tech with Caitlin Hofer (638 Points).
2. Dylan T. Bradley: Magick (347 Points).
3. Little L’s Hula Hoop Performance (329 Points).
4. Perkulator Hula Hooping at Taste of Chicago (324 Points).
5. Matthias Elliott: There Are No Words (321 Points).
6. Furthurfly with Brandy Kimbrell and Cheech (297 Points).
7. Foot Hooping Acrobatics with Luna Byrd (268 Points).
8. Foldicopter Hooping Tutorial with Emma Kenna (258).
9. The Contact Roll with Kassandra Morrison (246 Points).
10. Mélodie Lamoureux’s Hula Hoop Performance (230 Points).

Top 10 Photos:
1. Spinning Multiple LED Hoops with Lisa Lottie (599 Points).
2. Nikki Hunt Spins New York AmaLuna Opening (495 Points).
3. Brecken Rivara Soars at Italian Hoop Connection (310 Points).
4. LED Hooping with Leany (307 Points).
5. Hooping with Sitara Bird (306 Points).
6. Electric Daisy Carnival Hooping with Angelina Rose (285 Points).
7. LED Hooping at Zion Noiz with Daniel Musashi (223 Points).
8. A Smoky Hoop Dance Smile with Brenda Fage (183 Points).
9. Hooping Beneath the Surface with Ellen Kehoe (180 Points).
10. Alice Nimmo Spins Her Hula Hoops (170 Points).

That’s our Top 25 List and remember if you see something you appreciate here (or on any of our social networking sites), it only takes a second to “Like” it or leave a comment and share the hoop love, and you get to make someone’s day while you’re at it. YAY! Each like, share, note or comment is worth a point in calculating our weekly Top Ten. And with that, we invite you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest if you’re not already doing so and we hope you had a very happy hooping weekend everybody!

Top Ten List for June 15-28 2014

Top Ten List It’s time for a Top Ten List and we’ll be counting down the Top Ten most buzz worthy posts of the second half of June (as based on reader response), starting things off at number ten and working our way up to number one. So what has been hot in the hoopersphere lately? It’s time for all of us to find out! Here’s Hooping.org’s Top Ten List for June 15th – 28th, 2014.

10. We kick things off with a unique video that brings together Javanese hoop dance and the indigenous music of Alaska: Tika Hoop at Totem Bight (211 Points).

9. Next up Philo Hagen tells us how to spin up your hooping authenticity: Organic Hooping: Growing Your Own Groove with Philo Hagen (225 Points).

8. At number eight we have this beautiful photo from Japan: Hooping with Kana (237 Points).

7. Valdemar’s tutorial proved to be victorious: Vertical Shoulder Hooping with Valdemar Skov (274 Points).

6. Our top rated photo was this great shot of Caitlin: Caitlin Isopuppy Hofer (276 Points).

5. A young hooper spun her way into our hearts with some pretty serious skills: Hula Hooping with SeSe Pratt (296 Points).

4. A new tutorial from Melina rocked our world repeatedly: Rotating Chest Roll with Melina Bear (305 Points).

3. Our highest rated video goes to this outstanding performance: Vita Radionova’s Hula Hoop Performance (312 Points).

2. Ingrid inspired us to hoop for a lifetime: Hooping to Infinity and Beyond as We Get Older with Ingrid White (314 Points).

1. And at number one we’ve got our great big Hoopcamp scholarship giveaway: We’re Giving Away 3 Scholarships to Hoopcamp (386 Points).

Top 5 Features
1. We’re Giving Away 3 Scholarships to Hoopcamp (386 Points).
2. Hooping to Infinity and Beyond as We Get Older with Ingrid White (314 Points).
3. Organic Hooping: Growing Your Own Groove with Philo Hagen (225 Points).
4. Performance Hooping and Catering To Your Audience with Megan Smith/ Sati Flow (174 Points.
5. Getting Down and Hooping with Silent Disco Boulder (154 Points).

Top 10 Videos:
1. Vita Radionova’s Hula Hoop Performance (312 Points).
2. Rotating Chest Roll with Melina Bear (305 Points).
3. Hula Hooping with SeSe Pratt (296 Points).
4. Vertical Shoulder Hooping with Valdemar Skov (274 Points).
5. Tika Hoop at Totem Bight (211 Points).
6. Hooping with Morgan Findley (191 Points).
7. Hoop Dancing with Giedrė (166 Points).
8. Hooping in Fall Creek State Park with Kai Crusos (166 Points).
9. Hooping in London and Berlin with Henna Matanuska (148 Points).
10. Ali Wilson’s Impressive Hoop Debut (147 Points).

Top 10 Photos:
1. Caitlin Isopuppy Hofer (276 Points).
2. Hooping with Kana (237 Points).
3. Wonder Woman Mermaid Hooper with Erin Samuelsen (195 Points).
4. Jami Doria and the Hula Hoop Portal (179 Points).
5. Hula Hoop Harlot Melissa-Anne (173 Points).
6. Kicking it with Ninja Hoops (156 Points).
7. Ninja Foot Hooping with Jenn Worroll (151 Points).
8. Hooping in the Kananaskis with Michelle Ivanek (147 Points).
9. Ukulele Foot Hooping with Emma Kenna (144 Points).
10. Kaleida Kinetic (139 Points).

That’s our Top Ten List and Top 5’s for today and remember if you see something you appreciate here (or on any of our social networking sites), it only takes a second to “Like” it or leave a comment and share the hoop love, and you get to make someone’s day while you’re at it. YAY! Each like, share, note or comment is worth a point in calculating our weekly Top Ten. And with that, we invite you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest if you’re not already doing so and we hope you had a very happy hooping weekend everybody!

Top Ten List for May 25-June 14 2014

toptenlist We haven’t been running at full speed for awhile with Philo out having his surgery, but we’re back in gear today and we’ve got a brand new Top Ten List for you that covers the past three weeks so you won’t want to miss it! It’s time to count down the top ten most buzz worthy posts (as based on reader response) of that time and we’re starting off at number ten and working our way up to number one. Here’s Hooping.org’s Top Ten List for May 25th through June 14th, 2014.

10. We kick things off at number ten with a cool tutorial from Lila: Under The Leg Hand Spin Wedgie with Lila Chupa-Hoops (175 Points).

9. A gorgeous shot of Hannah proved to be quite a hit: Hannah Stanton-Gockel Hooping with Wildflowers (181 Points).

8. A look at the hooping journey of a dolphin made a lot of readers happy: Fiji the Dolphin Learns to Hula Hoop (183 Points).

7. A stunning photo of Michelle at a music festival came in at number seven: Michelle Bell Hooping at Summer Camp (185 Points).

6. Our top rated photo of the past three weeks goes to this shot taken in the world’s largest sand desert: Arabian Desert Hooping with Teeba Alkhudairi (189 Points).

5. A tutorial from Morgan got everyone working on an isolation illusion: Hooping Isolation Combination with Morgan Jenkins (222 Points).

4. Katie’s new hoop that blows bubbles while you spin made everybody happy: Bubble Hooping with Katie Sunshine (223 Points).

3. Bonnie told us all about the importance of going both ways: Hooping and Living in Both Currents (191 Points).

2. Philo’s surgery after a long year of waiting proved to be wonderful news: My Life as an Obamacare Poster Child (350 Points).

1. And at number one we have our top rated video, which also just happened to be her first. Wow! Anna Fisher’s Kickass Hula Hoop Debut (550 Points).

Top 2 Features

1. My Life as an Obamacare Poster Child with Philo Hagen (350 Points).
2. Hooping and Living in Both Currents with Bonnie MacDougall (191 Points).

Top 5 Videos:
1. Anna Fisher’s Kickass Hula Hoop Debut (550 Points).
2. Bubble Hooping with Katie Sunshine (223 Points).
3. Hooping Isolation Combination with Morgan Jenkins (222 Points).
4. Fiji the Dolphin Learns to Hula Hoop (183 Points).
5. Under The Leg Hand Spin Wedgie with Lila Chupa-Hoops (175 Points).

Top 5 Photos:
1. Arabian Desert Hooping with Teeba Alkhudairi (189 Points).
2. Michelle Bell Hooping at Summer Camp (185 Points).
3. Hannah Stanton-Gockel Hooping with Wildflowers (181 Points).
4. Hooping with Amy Rogers in the NYC Dance Parade (161 Points).
5. Abbie Mae Peterson Spins Her Twin Hoops (137 Points).

That’s our Top Ten List and Top 5’s for this week and remember if you see something you appreciate here (or on any of our social networking sites), it only takes a second to “Like” it or leave a comment and share the hoop love, and you get to make someone’s day while you’re at it. YAY! Each like, share, note or comment is worth a point in calculating our weekly Top Ten. And with that, we invite you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest and Tumblr if you’re not already doing so and we hope you had a very happy hooping weekend everybody!

Top Ten List for May 18-24 2014

Top Ten List We hope you’ve all had and are having a great holiday weekend! It’s time for Hooping.org’s weekly Top Ten List where we count down the top ten most buzz worthy posts of the past week (as based on reader response). We’re starting things off at number ten and we’ll be working our way up to the number one spot of the week. So what was hot in the hoopersphere this go around? Here’s Hooping.org’s Top Ten List for May 18th through 24th, 2014.

10. We kick things off with a beautiful photo of Jewelz taking flight: LED Hoop Lift Off with Jewelz Hanssens (140 Points).

9. Next up we have this truly stunning shot of Ciara: Foot Fire Hooping with Ciara Blossom (154 Points).

8. Marsha’s new video following a long absence got everybody very excited: Marsha Myrtle Rocks Her Hoop Dance (155 Points).

7. Our highest rated photo this week was this gorgeous shot of Jennifer: Fire Hooping with Jennifer Valentine (167 Points).

6. Sharna Rose knocked all of our socks off with her new video: Hooping It Up with Sharna Rose (168 Points).

5. Jelena spun up something beyond beautiful with her latest video: Jelena Mitra’s Love of Geometry and Fibonacci (171 Points).

4. We got all excited to learn more about our new Hooping Idol – Esmeralda Garcia: The Hooping Idol Interview (308 Points).

3. A hoop star was born when we shared Ricardo’s very first video: Ricardo Trejo (486 Points).

2. We revealed the winner of Hooping Idol 4 with a results show that was not to be missed! Hooping Idol 4: The Finale Results Show (636 Points).

1. And number one with a bullet was our super exciting season finale of Hooping Idol 4 – Hooping Idol 4: Our Season Finale (1,478 Points).

Top 3 Features
1. Hooping Idol 4: Our Season Finale (1,478 Points).
2. Hooping Idol 4: The Finale Results Show (636 Points).
3. Esmeralda Garcia: The Hooping Idol Interview (308 Points).

Top 5 Videos:
1. Ricardo Trejo (486 Points).
2. Jelena Mitra’s Love of Geometry and Fibonacci (171 Points).
3. Hooping It Up with Sharna Rose (168 Points).
4. Marsha Myrtle Rocks Her Hoop Dance (155 Points) video
5. A Spring Hoop Dance with Merrily Spins (110 Points).

Top 5 Photos:
Fire Hooping with Jennifer Valentine (167 Points).
Foot Fire Hooping with Ciara Blossom (154 Points).
LED Hoop Lift Off with Jewelz Hanssens (140 Points).
Fire Hooping with Alixandra Marie (121 Points).
Water Slide Hooping with Lee Jeffries (109 Points).

That’s our Top Ten List and Top 5’s for this week and remember if you see something you appreciate here (or on any of our social networking sites), it only takes a second to “Like” it or leave a comment and share the hoop love, and you get to make someone’s day while you’re at it. YAY! Each like, share, note or comment is worth a point in calculating our weekly Top Ten. And with that, we invite you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest and Tumblr if you’re not already doing so and we hope you had a very happy hooping weekend everybody!

Top Ten List for May 11-17 2014

toptenlist It’s time for our weekly Top Ten List where we count down the top ten most buzz worthy posts of the past week (as based on reader response), starting things off at number ten and working our way up to the number one spot of the week. What was hot in the hoopersphere this go around? It’s time for us to find out. Here’s Hooping.org’s Top Ten List for May 11th – 17th, 2014.

10. We kick things off this week with the latest demo from Aerial Emery: Aerial Emery Hula Hoops (144 Points).

9. Next up are the results show for Performance Week on Hooping Idol 4: Hooping Idol 4: Performance Week Results Show (155 Points).

8. Jerry spun up something amazing in the great outdoors: Jerry Bones Gets Hooping Outside (165 Points).

7. Lizzie took us on an awesome journey at dusk: Hoop Trek with Lizzie Tilles (168 Points).

6. Shea Brock told us all about why Hooping Moms Need Time To Hoop and gave tips for how to get it (185 Points).

5. A performance by Silvia truly dazzled us: Hula Hoop Artist Silvia Pavone Performs Atma (186 Points).

4. And a performance by Tiana rocked our world: Tiana Zoumer Performs at Spin Summit (288 Points).

3. Sophie Febrey told us How to Handle Hooping Haters (304 Points).

2. Our top video of the week was this kickass tutorial from Babz: The Canuck Combo with Babz Robinson (315 Points).

1. And number one with a bullet this week was Performance Week on Hooping Idol! Hooping Idol 4: It’s Performance Week (1,180 Points).

Top 5 Features

1. Hooping Idol 4: It’s Performance Week (1,180 Points).
2. How to Handle Hooping Haters with Sophie Febrey. (304 Points).
3. Hooping Moms Need Time To Hoop (185 Points).
4. Hooping Idol 4: Performance Week Results Show (155 Points).
5. The Quest for Hooping Sponsorship with Alycia Abreu (121 Points).

Top 5 Videos:

1. The Canuck Combo with Babz Robinson (315 Points).
2. Tiana Zoumer Performs at Spin Summit (288 Points).
3. Hula Hoop Artist Silvia Pavone Performs Atma (186 Points).
4. Hoop Trek with Lizzie Tilles (168 Points).
5. Jerry Bones Gets Hooping Outside (165 Points).

Top 5 Photos:

1. Multi-Hooping with Nayeli (143 Points).
2. Hooping with Hanna Stellablue Lambert (134 Points).
3. Madison McBurney: Hooper Graduate (113 Points).
4. Hooping with a Ray of Light with Meggie Rae (95 Points).
5. Amber Lane at the Spin Summit (91 Points).

That’s our Top Ten List and Top 5’s for this week and remember if you see something you appreciate here (or on any of our social networking sites), it only takes a second to “Like” it or leave a comment and share the hoop love, and you get to make someone’s day while you’re at it. YAY! Each like, share, note or comment is worth a point in calculating our weekly Top Ten. And with that, we invite you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest if you’re not already doing so and we hope you had a very happy hooping weekend everybody!

Top Ten List for May 4-10 2014

Top Ten List Hey Hoopers! It’s that time again, time for our weekly Top Ten List where we count down the top ten most buzz worthy posts of the past week, as based on reader response. So what was hot in the hoopershpere this go around? Let’s find out! Here’s Hooping.org’s Top Ten List for May 4th – 10th, 2014.

10. Kicking us off this week was our 11th Birthday Celebration! Hooping.org Celebrates Our 11th Hoopiversary (191 Points).

9. We learned a lesson in love and life with Shaheen Van Der Schyff and Shouniez Johnson: A Couple That Hoops Together, Stays Together (193 Points).

8. Kaelyn’s photo proved to be super cute: Skateboard Hooping with Kaelyn Kucken (210 Points).

7. Everybody got excited about learning this little move: Let’s Learn The Magic Knee Flip with Sonora Larsen (224 Points).

6. Our top photo of the week was truly awesome: LED Hooping with Emma Kenna (229 Points).

5. We found out who was going home this week on Hooping Idol – Hooping Idol 4: Musicals Week Results Show (281 Points).

4. A spiritually minded documentary short featuring Jaguar Mary, Tiana Zoumer, Adam North, and Francie Fishman proved captivating: Circular Awakenings (300 Points).

3. Kaydi McMahan wowed us with her grace and beauty: Spinning Circles with Kaydi McMahan (352 Points).

2. Our highest rated video of the week went to a guy whose only been hooping for ten months: Hoop Dancing with Cameron Murphey (408 Points).

1. And at number one this week with a bullet was Hooping Idol 4: It’s Musicals Week! (1,463 Points).

TOP 5 Features:
1. Hooping Idol 4: It’s Musicals Week (1,463 Points).
2. Hooping Idol 4: Musicals Week Results Show (281 Points).
3. Hooping.org Celebrates Our 11th Anniversary (191 Points).
4. Hooping With Mom (159 Points).
5. Electric Forest Hoop Troupe Casting Begins (147 Points).

TOP 5 Videos:

1. Hoop Dancing with Cameron Murphey (408 Points).
2. Spinning Circles with Kaydi McMahan (352 Points).
3. Circular Awakenings with Jaguar Mary, Tiana Zoumer, Adam North, and Francie Fishman. (300 Points).
4. Let’s Learn The Magic Knee Flip with Sonora Larsen (224 Points).
5. A Couple That Hoops Together, Stays Together with ask Shaheen Van Der Schyff and Shouniez Johnson (193 Points).

TOP 5 Photos:

1. LED Hooping with Emma Kenna (229 Points).
2. Skateboard Hooping with Kaelyn Kucken (210 Points).
3. Spring Hooping with Dayna Fisher (140 Points).
4. Tyler Von Spence Hooping at Lollapalooza Brasil (124 Points).
5. Shellie White Light Spins Twin LED Hoops (118 Points).

That’s our Top Ten List and Top 5’s for this week and remember if you see something you appreciate here (or on any of our social networking sites), it only takes a second to “Like” it or leave a comment and share the hoop love, and you get to make someone’s day while you’re at it. YAY! Each like, share, note or comment is worth a point in calculating our weekly Top Ten. And with that, we invite you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest and Tumblr if you’re not already doing so and we hope you had a very happy hooping weekend everybody!

Top Ten List for April 27-May 3 2014

Top Ten List Guess what boys and girls? It’s time for Hooping.org’s weekly Top Ten List where we count down the top ten most buzz worthy posts of the past week (as based on reader response). We’re starting things off at number ten and we’ll be working our way up to the number one spot of the week. So what was hot in the hoopersphere this go around? Here’s Hooping.org’s Top Ten List for April 27th through May 3rd, 2014.

10. Coming in at number ten this week were The Happy Hoopers of Seattle getting happy with their hoops (193 Points).

9. Oly’s hooping.org debut in the morning knocked all of our socks off: Hoop Dancing with Olyver Kobelski (193 Points).

8. And Bryan Pope’s hooping.org debut did the same thing after dark: Night Hooping with Pope (204 Points).

7. Next up was this gorgeous photo of Acro Hooping with Alice Nimmo and Matthias Elliott (220 Points).

6. Jeannette Bansbach spun up a lot smiles with her Hooping at 10pm in Chef Lee’s Parking Lot (230 Points).

5. Our top photo of the week combined smart hoop technology with video game nostalgia: Pac Man Hooping with Jacqueline BeBout (331 Points).

4. Our top video of the week was all about Michele’s stunning performance: Michele Clark Performs at the GOP in Bremen (365 Points).

3. Shea Brock gave us tips for Hula Hooping with Back Problems (409 Points).

2. Philo Hagen schooled us on The Art of Body Rocking Hoop Dance (524 Points).

1. And at number one this week with a super bullet, things got fancy on Hooping Idol – Hooping Idol 4: High Society Week (1,623 Points).

Top 5 Features
1. Hooping Idol 4: High Society Week (1,623 Points).
2. The Art of Body Rocking Hoop Dance (524 Points).
3. Hula Hooping with Back Problems (409 Points).
4. Hooping Idol 4: Society Week Results Show (155 Points).
5. Janelle Monae Hula Hoops at CounterPoint (118 Points).

Top 5 Videos:
1. Michele Clark Performs at the GOP in Bremen (365 Points).
2. Hooping at 10pm in Chef Lee’s Parking Lot with Jeannette Bansbach. (230 Points).
3. Night Hooping with Pope (204 Points).
4. Hoop Dancing with Olyver Kobelski (193 Points).
5. The Happy Hoopers of Seattle (193 Points).

Top 5 Photos:

1. Pac Man Hooping with Jacqueline BeBout (331 Points).
2. Acro Hooping with Alice Nimmo and Matthias Elliott (220 Points).
3. Hoopalicious (156 Points).
4. Tiana Zoumer in Bali (153 Points).
5a. Hooping at Baldwin Beach with Mo Willis, Madison Walsh and Kate Charmaine Starseeker. (120 Points).
5b. Foot Hooping with Candy Swirlz (120 Points).

That’s our Top Ten List and Top 5’s for this week and remember if you see something you appreciate here (or on any of our social networking sites), it only takes a second to “Like” it or leave a comment and share the hoop love, and you get to make someone’s day while you’re at it. YAY! Each like, share, note or comment is worth a point in calculating our weekly Top Ten. And with that, we invite you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest and Tumblr if you’re not already doing so and we hope you had a very happy hooping weekend everybody!

Top Ten List for April 20-26 2014

Top Ten List It’s time for our weekly Top Ten List where we count down the top ten most buzz worthy posts of the past week (as based on reader response), starting things off at number ten and working our way up to the number one spot of the week. What was hot in the hoopersphere this go around? It’s time for us to find out. Here’s Hooping.org’s Top Ten List for April 20th – 26th, 2014.

10. La Gatoun spun up a super sweet illustrated hula hoop story with music by Sphinks: Spinning Childhood Dreams of Hula Hoops (182 Points).

9. Meg Amor made her hooping.org debut and it proved to be a beautiful smash: Introducing Meg Amor (187 Points).

8. This stunning photo made a lot of readers pretty freakin happy – Fire Hooping in the Mountains with Nolita Ananda (204 Points).

7. Our own Matthias Elliott schooled us in his new video – Ghosts and Vocabulary in Isoland with Matthias Elliott (208 Points).

6. Coral Jade spun up a new hula hoop demo that is a total winner: Circus Hooping with Coral Jade (221 Points).

5. Our top photo post featured Cameron Doss Hooping at Coachella (282 Points).

4. Casandra Tanenbaum examined the five elements and how they relate to hooping style – Five Energy Hooping: What’s Your Element? (296 Points).

3. The results of Classic Rock Week on Hooping Idol 4 were revealed – Hooping Idol 4: Classic Rock Week Results (379 Points).

2. Our highest rated video of the week featured Hooping Idol judge Ayumi Mitake – Ayumi Mitake: Hoop Dance with Cherry Blossoms (444 Points).

1. And at number one this week with a bullet was Classic Rock Week – Hooping Idol 4: It’s Classic Rock Week! (1,581 Points).

Top 5 Features

1. Hooping Idol 4: It’s Classic Rock Week! (1,581 Points).
2. Hooping Idol 4: Classic Rock Week Results (379 Points).
3. Five Energy Hooping: What’s Your Element? with Casandra Tanenbaum (296 Points).
4. Spinning Childhood Dreams of Hula Hoops with la Gatoun and Sphinks. (182 Points).
5. Hula Hoop Fitness Spins World Wide Exercise Fun with Philo Hagen (176 Points).

Top 5 Videos:
1. Ayumi Mitake: Hoop Dance with Cherry Blossoms (444 Points).
2. Circus Hooping with Coral Jade (221 Points).
3. Ghosts and Vocabulary in Isoland with Matthias Elliott (208 Points).
4. Introducing Meg Amor (187 Points).
5. Kaleida Kinetic (155 Points).

Top 5 Photos:

1. Hooping at Coachella (282 Points).
2.. Fire Hooping in the Mountains with Nolita Ananda (204 Points).
3. Beth Lavinder in Bali (138 Points).
4. Hoop Love with Benjamin Berry (115 Points).
5. Peep Style Hula Hooping with the Easter Bunny (101 Points).

That’s our Top Ten List and Top 5’s for this week and remember if you see something you appreciate here (or on any of our social networking sites), it only takes a second to “Like” it or leave a comment and share the hoop love, and you get to make someone’s day while you’re at it. YAY! Each like, share, note or comment is worth a point in calculating our weekly Top Ten. And with that, we invite you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest if you’re not already doing so and we hope you had a very happy hooping weekend everybody!