Tag Archives: Interviews

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 and…

Jewelz Hanssens: Inside The Hoop

Back in 2006 Jewelz Hanssens’ sister, Lisa, was doing trapeze classes and she went to see her end of term show. Inspired, she decided trapeze would be a fun way to build up her upper…

Jo Mondy: Inside The Hoop

Five years ago, Jo Mondy’s best mate told her about a hooping class she was going to. Living in Sydney, Australia, at the time, her friend told her the class was taught by a woman…

Luna Breeze: Inside The Hoop

When Luna Breeze was 14-years-old, her sister Shakti Sunfire took her to Red Rocks Amphitheater near Morrison, Colorado, to see a band called The String Cheese Incident. Luna explained, “At the time she was simply…

Olive Oyl: Inside The Hoop

It all started for Olive Oyl, aka Olivia Pizzo, at an electronic music festival. “It was May of 2008,” she told Hooping.org. “I saw a small group of hoopers at DEMF here in Detroit and…

From the Mouths of Hooping Babes

[Hooping.org columnist Lara Eastburn gets schooled on hooping.] by Lara Eastburn I hooped the night before labor began with my first daughter. Now Navi is five-years-old (going on 6, as she says!). She is the…