Tag: New Mexico

Faeryn Rose

Faeryn Rose hoops

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 or bringing the fire at…

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 Improvisational Tribal Style (HITS), a…

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, New Mexico, USA. Soundtrack: “Enjoy…

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 in a more natural way.”…

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 to be more active in general,…