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Hoopcamp 2014 Begins. Photo by Beth Lavinder.

Hoopcamp 2014: The Big Event

by Philo Hagen If you’ve never been to Hoopcamp, then you’ve never attended the largest annual gathering specifically for hoopers on the planet. Every year we make a pilgrimage from all over the world...

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A HoopPather in Subtitles with Baxter

Baxter of The HoopPath spins up something not only beautiful, but inspiring. Along with his own infamous hoop style come subtitles from the technique learned while on the path of a Hoop Pather. He...

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Organic Hooping: Growing Your Own Groove

by Philo Hagen. When I started hoop dancing there really weren’t any tricks to learn or combinations to figure out. There was simply the beat and the hoop. We’d crank the music and move...

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Getting Ourselves Animated

by special guest blogger Johnathan Livingston Baxter Like so many others, the entrance of the hoop into my life has been a cataclysmic force that has, quite literally, broken me open. I wish I...

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Baxter: Me and Rufus

Baxter of The Hoop Path spins up something truly beautiful in this video. Mixing some sustained spinning with head hooping and a whole lot more, the end result is emotional, powerful and simply stunning....

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Centered in the Circle

by guest writer Nicole Haley Last night I started re-reading Muriel Barbery’s, The Elegance of the Hedgehog. One of the two central protagonists in the book is an extremely intelligent and incredibly disillusioned 12-year-old...

Baxter Hooping in Boston

Baxter in Boston

We love this shot of Jonathan Livingston Baxter of The Hoop Path spinning things up in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He lives in Carrboro, North Carolina, USA. Photo by Sheryl Ann Photography, aka creative portrait...

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Turning Around in Circles

by Jan Baracz with drawings by Ruth Irving I first fell in love with hoop dance on the Island of Koh Phangan where I watched my first hoop crush, Kaia Marie, spinning the plastic...

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The Hooping Academic

by Bethany Lynn Corey I mumbled to my advisor that I couldn’t wrap my head around what my thesis needed to be and she prodded me to break it down by asking how I...

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Tiana’s Light Trails

Our favorite Hoop Path 7 photo from the 7th annual gathering organized by Baxter, is this one of Tiana Zoumer amidst some very smooth light trails. “HP7: Sangha” was held in Carrboro, North Carolina,...

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Hoopalicious at Hoop Church

Are you feeling in need of a little soul medicine? Then maybe it’s time tor a little “Hoop Church”. It was part of Hoop Path 7: Sangha, the 7th annual gathering of the very...

Baxter at Siesta Key

Baxter at Siesta Key

We love this shot of Jonathan Livingston Baxter of The Hoop Path hooping at sunset at the Siesta Key Drum Circle on Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota, Florida. He lives in Carrboro, North Carolina,...

Hooping for Adults is Booming in North Carolina

Hooping for Adults is Booming in North Carolina

“You have to laugh at yourself,” Maria Reynolds-Oosting of Charlotte told News Observer. “It’s kind of silly. You’re playing with a plastic circle.” Maria has been hooping for five years and is just one...