Tagged: New Mexico

Faeryn Rose hoops

Faeryn Rose

Watching Faeryn Rose of Hypnotic Hoop Dance, aka Erin Rosenthal, move inside a hoop is pure magic. Whether she’s hoop dancing in a desolate railway station in Albuquerque, New Mexico, flowing on a festival...

Dawn Sperber

Dawn Sperber: Belief Dance

Do you have a belief dance? Dawn Sperber does and as a poet and a hooper, here we are given the gift of being able to enjoy both of her talents. Dawn’s poem entitled...

Takoda Rain: Rainy Day Hooping in Panama

Takoda Rain: Rainy Day Hooping in Panama

While rain often sends hoopers scrambling to grab their belongings and head indoors, it’s another thing altogether when you’re in a tropical climate like Panama. Takoda Rain of Sacred Spirit Flow takes advantage of...

Ritzy Rouge Hoop Troupe

Ritzy Rouge Hoop Troupe

Hooping on the Ritz! The Ritzy Rouge Hoop Troupe, aka Bonnie Claire and Alaska from Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, share their charming hoop belly dance flapper fusion at Belly Nouveau. The ladies call their style...

Brecken Hoops at ARTheism

Brecken Hoops at ARTheism

Brecken Rivera performs at ARTheism in this unique piece controlled via a multi-touch screen. ARTheism is the live “dance-imation” performance art of Topher Sipes and Samantha Beasley , performed at the Penasco Theatre in...

The Tao of Hoops in Albuquerque

The Tao of Hoops in Albuquerque

When Nicole Evans, pictured, hula hoops two hoops simultaneously, she nearly looks stationary, her body movement is so slight. “The more practice, the more refined your motion,” Evans told the Albuquerque Journal. “You’re doing...

Om Shanti Hoop Dance

Om Shanti Hoop Dance

Takoda Rain spins up a beautiful hoop dance. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. Soundtrack: “Om Shanti” by Amanaska (on iTunes).

The Joy of Movement

The Joy of Movement

[Nicole Evans looks back at her first year.] At this time last year I had just discovered a phenomenon previously unknown to me: the addictive, creative, inspiring, and energizing art of hooping. I wanted...

White Sands Sunset Hooping

White Sands Sunset Hooping

Joy Brown (left) of Pennsylvania and Missy Burrows (right) of Wisconsin hoop together at sunset at White Sands National Monument in New Mexico. The dunes at White Sands engulf 275 square miles of desert,...

Hula Hoop Core Workout

Hula Hoop Core Workout

Diana Lopez of Body Hoops runs you through a quick hula hoop workout for your core. She says, “Flex and strengthen your core with these fun hula hooping exercises that target the core muscles.”...

One World One Hoop

One World One Hoop

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Paul “Dizzy Hips” Blair and a single hoop share some time together during a seven-hour layover at Frankfurt International Airport in Frankfurt, Germany. He currently lives in Taos, New Mexico,...

Ned in the Bisti Badlands

Ned in the Bisti Badlands

VIDEO OF THE DAY: While the overall picture quality could be better, everything else is pretty awesome. Ned Perry hoops it up in the rarely visited Bisti Badlands of New Mexico. He lives in...

Snake Bitten In New Mexico

Snake Bitten In New Mexico

In New Mexico, Jared Tucker (pictured) writes for the Portales News-Tribune, “I seriously thought performing arts was the most boring thing in the world, until I saw the YouTube video of a young Portales...