Tag: Shakti Sunfire

Hoopcamp 2014 Presenters Showcase

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by Philo Hagen On Wednesday, September 24th, the opening night of Hoopcamp 2014, I had the distinguished honor to be Master of Ceremonies once again for the Hoopcamp Presenters Performance Showcase. Held at Pema Osel Ling, a Tibetan Buddhist Retreat Center nestled high in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California, many of the 2014 instructors…

Hoopcamp 2014: The Big Event

Hoopcamp 2014 Begins. Photo by Beth Lavinder.

by Philo Hagen If you've never been to Hoopcamp, then you've never attended the largest annual gathering specifically for hoopers on the planet. Every year we make a pilgrimage from all over the world to spend five days together spinning it up in the California redwoods, sharing knowledge and hoop love with one another along…

A Dance for the WILDS with Shakti Sunfire

Shakti Sunfire Hoop dancer Shakti Sunfire never ceases to blow us away and her new video leaves us just short of speechless with it’s stunning beauty. Prepare to be captivated by her smooth moves in what she describes as a “ceremonial dance for the majesty of the mountains”. This was filmed in Aspen, Colorado, USA, by Wanderlust. Shakti lives in Santa Monica, California, USA, and her soundtrack for this is “Awake” by Tycho. It’s available for you to download on iTunes.

Electric Forest Hoop Troupe Casting Begins

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It's that time of year again hoopers! Casting for the 2014 Electric Forest Hoop Troupe, our Performance Group of the Year, has officially begun - and this year there's another new spin on it. They're looking for a dozen hooping characters/acts. Spin yourself into something amazing and you might just spin up a golden opportunity…

2014 Hoopie Award Honorable Mentions

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With voting in our 2014 Hoopie Awards well underway, the time has come once again for our Hoopie Award Honorable Mentions list. Every year we take time out to shine the spotlight on some additional awesomeness that just didn't make the awards this year. Some of our selections may have been panel favorites that missed…