Cirque du Soleil’s Veera Kaijanen

Veera Veera Kaijanen demonstrates true discipline and passion in her show reel from “Amaluna” for Cirque du Soleil. The mystic wonder and magic of her Cirque performance inspires, all of her hula hoop moves executed with sleek precision and flawless technique. Once you catch a glimpse of the choreography constructed here by Veera herself, we’re pretty sure you’ll be melting in your seat. Originally from Finland, she’s currently living in Washington, DC, USA, and the soundtrack for her performance is a composition by Kimmo Olavi.

Summer Beach Hooping with Violet Ponderosa

Violet Ponderosa Hooping Violet Ponderosa from Hooping Idol 4, otherwise known as Sara Violette Harrison, spins up some summer with her hoops at the beach. Yay! She says, “I had so much fun being able to hoop on the beach this summer. Although hooping in the sand was a challenge.” It really is if you haven’t tried it, and she still looks brilliant. Filmed in Cape May, New Jersey, she lives in Washington, DC, USA, and the soundtrack for this is called “The Sound of Sunshine” by Michael Franti & Spearhead, a hooping favorite of many, and you can get a copy of it for your very own over on iTunes.

Hooping Through Grief

Hooping Through Grief FEAT

by Philo Hagen The holidays can be a time of joy and a time for gathering together family and friends, but what if you’ve lost someone near and dear to you. What if getting together for turkey and stuffing this year means an empty spot at the dining table for…

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The New Yorker: Hooping at Obama’s Inaugural Ball

At President Obama’s Inaugural Ball, Larry Fink was on hand taking photos for The New Yorker, including this magical shot. “It was dark of light, but bright of soul,” he said of event in Washington, DC, USA. That’s Morgan Leigh Hembree of Flow Wellness in the back and those are…

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JJ Hula: Black Cherry

You may remember JJ Hula from last year’s Hoopie Awards when he was nominated for both Newbie Hooper of the Year and Youth Hooper of the Year, or you may even recognize him from his Hoop the Vote video on Election Day. But we can guarantee that you’ve never seen…

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Hoop The Vote!

JJ Hula decided to celebrate election day by hooping around Washington, D.C. He lives in Virginia, USA. No matter which candidate you support, if you live in the United States the most important thing to do today is to go out and vote! Soundtrack: “Escape” (The Bloody Beetroots Remix) by…

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Ted Garber: Hula Hoop Girl

Ted Garber has a song called “Hula Hoop Girl” which we’ve been meaning to share with you, and what better way to do so than with a live performance. The video was filmed at a private party in Sterling, Virginia, featuring South American hula hoop girl Leila Natour. From his…

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Hoop Dance: How To Dance With Your Hula Hoop

Barbra Ignatiev of Hoop Pretty teaches us how to start our hoop dance. “The next step after you’ve figured out waist-hooping is to move your appendages, aka ‘dancing.’” She lives in Washington, DC, USA. Soundtrack: “Chandelier” by Uncle Larry (on iTunes).

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