OMG, we are starting 2013 already – a great time to be sharing with you the hooping videos that have inspired me the most this past year. Happy New Year! These are the videos that I’ve watched over and over again in 2012, hopeful to be able to break down a mere split second of …Read the rest!
World Hoop Day this year came at the busiest time of my work year, in addition to one of my busiest times ever, as I was moving house in the thick of it all. It pains me to say that I have only hooped twice in the last few months. And this work frenzy and …Read the rest!
A couple of months ago I bought 3 new hoops from Troohoops, a hoop brand I’ve come to love and trust due to 3 factors: 1) The durability of the hoops. I now own 6 Troohoops and they are the only ones that have not suffered major injury and still look good (I don’t tape …Read the rest!
Happy Halloween! Here’s a creepy cut from Roxy Storm Hoops to put you in the mood: The Woods – Dawn from Starmap Studios on Vimeo.Read the rest!
Bernadette Yu “FireBerns”, a self taught hooper from Cebu City, Philippines- is one of the core individuals responsible for introducing hooping to the Philippines. Shortly after falling in love with hooping in 2010, she created “Hoopaholic Cebu” as a vehicle to spread awareness of the art in the country. Welcome, Bernadette! Tell us about YOU. When and …Read the rest!
Is Karl Lagerfeld crazy or just a guy out to win the hearts of all fashion-forward hoopers? The designer unveiled a hula hoop take on the classic Channel quilted bag at Paris Fashion Week. According to the website Luxury Launches, the bag is “ideal for the fashionista who is not content with simply carrying a …Read the rest!
Shiho Sparkle Hooper (in hot pink above) is a world traveller and is passionate for hoop dance. Her dream is to spread hoop dance, sharing happiness, excitement and “sparkle time.” Shiho learned to hoop during a world trip on PEACE BOAT in 2010. Since then she has been hooping around the world, even in Antarctica with Penguins! Shiho …Read the rest!
In search of the perfect festival beer, our Boulder Beer brewers and Kyle Hollingsworth, keyboardist of The String Cheese Incident and an avid homebrewer, joined creative forces. Imagination and improvisation flowed freely, and Hoopla was born. Hoopla Pale Ale is dry-hopped with generous amounts of Glacier hops for a fruity, floral hop aroma and flavor …Read the rest!
I dreamed of a circle, I dreamed of a circle round And in that circle I had made Were all the worlds unformed and unborn yet A volume, a sphere that was the earth that was the moon That did revolve around my room Honoring 10,000 Maniacs. Because I dream of circles. Life is a …Read the rest!
It’s been ages, and I’ve neither hooped nor posted about hooping. This is what can happen when work takes over! But no, according to Katherine Hobson of US News Health, that excuse doesn’t fly. As a matter of fact, she claims, being too busy is the #1 reason people give for not exercising. And here …Read the rest!
Sarah Maccarelli Jordan is a hooping instructor, performer & hoop-maker living in Pennsylvania. Sarah also does professional face painting and makeup artistry. She is one crafty hooper! Welcome, Sarah M. Jordan. You live in Lansdowne, PA. When and how did you get started hooping? It was a lucky accident. I happened to be at a …Read the rest!
This video, “Why I dance… Pourquoi je danse… ” jerked a tear and a smile from me. It was created to support the goals of Ontario Dances (Yeah, go Canada!), is a program of the Ontario Arts Council (OAC). In 2013, the Ontario Arts Council will celebrate 50 years of support to the hundreds of …Read the rest!