Tag Archives: Weight Loss

Are You a Hooping Super Hero?

[Hooping.org Assistant Editor Bonnie MacDougall is a Hooping Super Hero. Are you?] by Bonnie MacDougall You’ve probably heard the expression “kid’s say the darndest things”, coined and mainstreamed by hula hoop entrepreneur Art Linkletter and…

Grace Gladhill Lost Weight Hooping and Started a Business

Two-and-a-half years ago Grace Gladhill was down on her luck. She had stopped working as a server in downtown Frederick and her almost five-year relationship had recently ended. The 31-year-old had been looking for an…

Gila Mountain RV Park Hula Hoops to Fight Cancer

Jeannie Goldade considers herself a “miracle.” She was diagnosed with Stage 4 ovarian cancer in 2011 and it had spread to other parts of her body by the time doctors found the disease. “I was…

Carla Snow Spins Up Weight Loss and a Career in Edmonton

In Canada, hooping culture is growing in Edmonton. In fact, Carla Snow of Flowlab quit her job as an accountant to become a full-time hooper making her own hoops and teaching workshops and hooping classes.…

Jessi Harris and her 30/30 Hooping Challenge Experience

For Jessi Harris, our New Year 30/30 Hooping Challenge was truly challenging, but in the end she lost five pounds. “It was twenty something days of rain and cold with little relief, sickness, and time…

TED Talk on a Hoop Revolution with Theresa Rose

Think back to the moment you started hooping. The joy it brought you, the new found confidence, and perhaps it even liberated you enough to feel comfortable dancing. It’s “the joyful movement…movement”, as Theresa Rose…

Brandy Hug: Inside The Hoop

Back in 2008 Brandy Hug was visiting a friend when she saw her pick up a hoop and start playing with it in her backyard. “At the time I was 265 pounds and miserable and…