Posts Tagged ‘Hooping’

Halloween Hoop Costumes

Part of being a hoop dancer is hoop dancing as much as you can. You get known for taking your hoops with you everywhere. Halloween is an exciting opportunity to dress up and hoopers work extra hard on finding unique ways to incorporate their prop in their costumes. You can color coordinate your prop with…

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Infinite Circles Feature: World Hoop Day 2016

The greatest hoop holiday has finally circled back around- World Hoop Day! The World Hoop Day (WHD) event takes place each year on the first Saturday of October. World Hoop Day 2016 will be happening October 1st. Are you ready to spin with the whole planet? This article will take you through the history of…

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Hooping Weight Loss Journey

Interview by Shandi Clouse Alex Alvarado, a 24-year-old from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and a waiter in the Sands Casino, has been one of the up and coming male flow artists in the community lately. You can find Alex hosting live hoop sessions in ICC, generally jamming out, and inspiring others with his love of hoop dance.…

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HoopSupSurfing with Earlene

Surf Hooping Paddle Board

Have you ever seen anything as fun and amazing as this?  Check out this amazing hula hooper, as she surfs the waves on her standup paddleboard in Santa Cruz, CA and keeps the hoop and her paddle spinning!  What an amazing challenge!  Go Earlene! https://youtu.be/Cz_Ji7liBlAVideo can’t be loaded: hoopSUPsurfing with Earlene (https://youtu.be/Cz_Ji7liBlA) Earlene is a native…

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Hoop Performance: Pippin and The Sharmat

Pippin Hula Hooping

“Hooping to me is a form of self-expression, but most importantly a better way for me to get in touch with my body.” – Pippin and The Sharmat   A hoop vet of three years, Pippin demonstrations her amazing technique and captivating skills in her newest hoop demo, ‘MANTLE.’     We asked her to…

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Moonrise Festival Hoopers

Moonrise Hula Hooping

August 8th, 2015 Moonrise Festival kicked off in Baltimore, MD. As with most festivals these days, there were an abundance of flow artists throughout the crowd supplying visual entertainment, and expressing themselves through their prop of choice. The two day festival had heaps of hoopers spinning among the crowds, as hooping, along with poi, seem to…

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Start hooping in 7 steps

Hoop Journey Banner

Getting started Hula Hooping in 7 steps Starting your own personal hoop journey is an exciting and daunting process. There is so much to learn and now that you are ready to get started, here are a few tips to get you going. 1. Find a good starter hoop. If at all possible it is…

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Hooping Practice Breaks Rachael Lust Style

Rachael Lust Break Tutorial

The incomparable Rachael Lust has fun practicing all kinds of breaks at home. In this video she shows just a portion of what goes into making her an amazing hooper. We should  all be taking notes. Check our her class schedule to learn some of these awesome moves from her in person!  www.rachaellust.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAjjg9d9YlIVideo can’t…

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Living with anxiety and how hooping helps

Anxiety Hula Hooping

Hooping And Anxiety By Maranda We all know that hula hooping has many natural health benefits. One benefit I see time and time again is that it helps people suffering from chronic mental health disorders, one in particular: anxiety disorder.   Speaking from personal experience, anxiety disorder is an extreme challenge to live with. I…

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What is Hula Hooping? Community Perspective

Om Kat Hula Hooping

What is Hooping? An exploration for the reasons we pursue our passion. Every hooper has a story, a passion, a different drive, a reason for doing what they do. We were recently asked to write an article and title it “What is hooping?”. When I was first presented this project my head immediately began to…

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