January 30/30 – Week 4

Hula hoops at squaw peak

This week of hooping has been the best by far, considering Kayla, Nikki and Amy visited me in Arizona for a vacation. We brought hoops nearly everywhere we went, and squeezed in as much fun as humanly possible. There's nothing better than quality time with my hoop sisters. They left me filled with joy and …

January 30/30 – Week 2

Hula Hooping in Scottsdale AZ

I spent a lot of time hooping this past week and my body feels good! Here's a new weeks worth of hoop dance tutorials to spice up your practice if you're committed to hooping 30 minutes a day all month long like me! WEEK 2 HOOP TUTORIALS Monday: Hula Hoop Tricks: Neck to Foot Pass Hoopsmiles Tutorial by …

Vine Video App

Yesterday we discovered a fun new app on our iPhones. It's called Vine and it's a new video based social media app. It's a lot like Instagram, only instead of photos, you record and post 5 second looping videos. I can tell it's going to be very addicting. We had some fun making a couple …

Hoopdance Revolution Book

A new hooping book "...equal parts instruction manual, history of a turn-of-the-century phenomenon (1997–2012), and personal introduction to performers, teachers, organizations, and communities devoted to the art form," has just been published. It is called "Hoopdance Revolution: Mindfulness in Motion" by Jan Camp. Check out the Hoopdance Revolution website to get your hands on a …

Bubble Hoops

Recently, we treated ourselves to new Bubble Hoops after reading a review of how great they were. We each picked up 33" diameter hoops (which were the largest size available at the time we ordered) for $65 plus shipping from LanternSmith's website. These hoops have skinnier tubing than any of our others with only 1/2" …

ACE Fitness: Study on Hula Hooping

If you think hula hooping is just child's play, think again! Hooping can burn up to 600 calories per hour making it a major cardio workout (minus the WORK)! Check out the study from ACE Fitness (American Council on Exercise) on the recent hula hooping fitness craze and proof of its effectiveness!