Tag Archives: Michigan Hoopers

Paddles and Breaks with Cindy

Earlier this week we shared an an advanced tutorial on this, but here is a really great no frills tutorial on the basics behind paddles and breaks for those who are just starting out or…

In Memory of Jessica Pintoski

Jessica Catherine Pintoski passed away this past weekend at the age of 22. We are truly honored to share with you her final hooping video and a couple others we enjoyed. She was and continues…

Eris: Adventure Hooping

Teresa “Eris” Carbone takes us on a hooping adventure as she mesmerizes us with her twists, turns, and isolation’s through Hines Park in Plymouth, Michigan. One could easily imagine, however, this as a secret garden…

Biff Tannen: Sugar Skull featuring Mike Hayataka

Check out the new music video starring Mike Hayataka and his feline side kick! Spinning up his mad ninja hooping skills for several blocks and literally running while hooping at times – just to make…

Hooping as a Meditation Tool

by Bonnie MacDougall Why do you hoop? For fun, fitness or as a way to release your mind from everyday worries that hinder you from staying in the present moment? There is no right answer…

Olive Marie at Hoopcamp 2013

Olive Marie of Harmonic Hoops, Harmonic Threads and The Flow Fairies provides a stunning contemplation video of her performance at Hoopcamp 2013 in Watsonville, California. What remains is a sense of beauty, awe, and appreciation all…

Mridula Shanker’s New Hula Hoop World Record

Mridula Shanker, the nine-year-old who has set previous world records for hula hooping, has gone and done it again. Spinning her way in to the Guinness World Record book for a second time, the fourth…

Mike Hayataka: The Toss Bounce Back Move

Mike Hayataka thinks most hoopers have done this messing around or by accident, but having tuned into doing it with purpose, we think he’s perfecting the toss bounce back move. He’s been working on how…