Tag: Washington state

The Leg Fold with Yanna Lockwood

Leg Fold Yanna Lockwood makes her Hooping.org debut with her brand new tutorial for a move she likes to call “The Leg Fold”. This trick utilizes an around the body pass as well as the helicopter and folding which when combined sure looks super fancy! “This move works best with small hoops,” Yanna explains, but you’re welcome to give it a spin with a hoop of any size. She lives in Seattle, Washington, USA, and the soundtrack used for this is the “Younger (Kygo Remix)” from Seinabo Sey and it can be purchased for your own hoop jam over on iTunes.

World Hoop Day 2014 (Part 1)

worldhoopday2014

by Philo Hagen World Hoop Day brought hoopers together this weekend in cities and towns all around the world. Celebrated for the second time in it’s new timeslot, the first Saturday of October, hoopers all over this big blue marble…

Let Freedom Ring for Martin Luther King

Let Freedom Ring for Martin Luther King

Hooping.org proudly celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr, shown here with his wife, kids and a hula hoop. Today is Martin Luther King Jr Day, a federal holiday in the United States that marks the birthday…

Martha Graham Hoop Dance Tribute

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If you don’t know who Martha Graham is, the American modern dancer and choreographer’s influence on dance has been compared with the influence Picasso had on the modern visual arts, StravinskyH had on music, or Frank Lloyd Wright had on…

Merissa Sweetland

Merissa Sweetland

Merissa Sweetland lets it fly in this happy hooping photo. She lives in Seattle, Washington, USA. Photo by Joshua Williams of Airglow Media.

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…

Jennie Brennen and the American Wilderness

Jennie Brennen

Jennie Brennen, the artist formerly known as Ophelia Violet, was in the states vacationing in Winthrop, Washington, USA, a tourist spot known for it’s American Old West design aesthetic. She says, “Being on the edge of the American wilderness gave…

Hillary Hula

Hillary Hula

http://youtu.be/5066z3FU61k Hillary Hula, otherwise known as Hillary Pelley, is pretty adorable as she spins things up for her new 2013 hoop dance demo video. Her hooping is as captivating here as her beautiful smile is catching and that’s probably why she’s…