Tag Archives: New Mexico

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 stage…

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 “Belief…

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 some…

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 Hooping…

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 Penasco,…

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 it…