Tagged: Hooposophy

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Hula Hoops: The Next Big Wedding Trend

by Lara Eastburn In recent years, the modern hula hoop has spread from its now decade-old origins at music festivals to local parks, gyms and dance studios, and even the covers of magazines. What’s...

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How the Hoop Came to Poland

by Lara Eastburn Kicking butt in the democracy and freedom department since the early 1990s, post-communist Poland became a full member of the European Union in 2004 and is now one of its strongest...

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Learning the Lift

Lara Eastburn knows you have an aching can’t-stop-it-itch to expand the reach of your hoop dance beyond waist hooping. First step? Getting that hoop in the air and spinning up over your head. It’s all about learning the lift.

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Hoopy Mothers Day

by Lara Eastburn On Mother’s Day weekend I always find myself marveling at the capacity of the human body to create movement and existence itself. What parallels lay between mothering and hooping! Just as...

Spring Break Hula Hoop Games

Spring Break Hula Hoop Games

[Hooping.org columnist Lara Eastburn spins up some hula hoop games for kids.] by Lara Eastburn It’s Spring Break at our house – the week when then kids are home from school and constantly wanting...

All I Really Need to Know I Learned From Hooping

All I Really Need to Know I Learned From Hooping

[Hooping.org columnist Lara Eastburn knows the hoop is an excellent teacher.] by Lara Eastburn Robert Fulghum’s All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Kindergarten has had its fair share of off-shoots. Like...

Hooping For the Very First Time

Hooping For the Very First Time

[Hooping.org columnist Lara Eastburn is feeling like a virgin - hooper that is.] by Lara Eastburn I’ve had Madonna’s “Like a Virgin” in my head all week long. I think it’s because I’m feeling deeply...

Bikes and Hula Hoops

Bikes and Hula Hoops

The long love-affair between hoopers and their bikes is a rich one. At least since 2004 the hooping community has sought better solutions for transporting their hula hoops on their bicycles. It’s almost our...

Top Ten Hooper Gift Ideas That Aren’t Hoops

Top Ten Hooper Gift Ideas That Aren’t Hoops

[Hooping.org columnist Lara Eastburn has your hooper holiday shopping covered.] by Lara Eastburn Are you that “creative” (read weirdo) hooper in the family that nobody knows how to shop for? Or maybe you’re pretty normal...

How to Recycle Hoola Hoop Tubing

How to Recycle Hoola Hoop Tubing

[Hooping.org columnist Lara Eastburn helps us keep our hoops out of landfills.] by Lara Eastburn “There is an end to everything,” wrote Chaucer, “to good things as well.” Alas, even our beloved hoops won’t last...

The Family That Hoops Together

The Family That Hoops Together

[Hooping.org columnist Lara Eastburn explores family life and hooping.] by Lara Eastburn Running a family hooping business from home means that there’s little-to-no separation between hooping and our family life. And that works for...