May Day Parade

We’re so pumped about spring and everything that comes along with it – especially the annual May Day parade hosted by Heart of the Beast Theater in the Powderhorn neighborhood of South Minneapolis. I was able to join in on the fun with the fabulous Hoop Twin Cities crew and was pumped to reconnect with old hoop friendsContinue reading “May Day Parade”

Twice the Hooping, Double the Fun

This Saturday was another busy one filled with hot, humid, hula hooping. We got an early start on the day down in Minneapolis hosting our monthly hoop station at the Northeast Minneapolis Farmers Market. With Kayla’s help we sold more hoops than ever before. Our next date at the market is Saturday, September 19th. After four hours of spreadingContinue reading “Twice the Hooping, Double the Fun”

Performance at Loring Park Art Festival 2015

Last Saturday we got the chance to perform at the Loring Park Art Festival in Minneapolis for the first time. We put on a 20 minute hoop dance show, then shared our overabundance of hoops with children and art goers for an hour of interactive hula hooping. Then, after taking a short break we spent one more hourContinue reading “Performance at Loring Park Art Festival 2015”

New Kid’s Hoops for Sale

We have brand new kid’s hoops hot off the roll! Our kids hoop’s range in price from $15 to $20. The cheap $6 piece-of-junk Hula Hoops you’ll find in most stores tend to get bent or break apart not long after buying them. It’s no doubt the staples and sticker that hold them together are not that sturdy. Plus, they are alwaysContinue reading “New Kid’s Hoops for Sale”

Music for the Soul: Matisyahu

Music for the hoop as well. We are long time fans of Matisyahu. We’ve been loving his newest album “Spark Seeker” and felt inspired to make a quick video to one of the songs. It was hard to choose which one to use, they are all good. We recommend checking out his music yourself. A month orContinue reading “Music for the Soul: Matisyahu”

Hula Hooping World Record Attempt

By Amy Imdieke and Carrie Hyöppönen Bright and early on the morning of July 8th we made the drive to Loring Park in Minneapolis to participate in Studio Booya!’s attempt to beat the Guinness World Record for the most people hula hooping at one time. Since taking 3 levels of classes with Colleen and Kayla of the Twistin Vixens at theContinue reading “Hula Hooping World Record Attempt”

Brecken Rivara’s Minneapolis Hooping Workshop

When I found out Brecken Rivara was hosting a hoop dancing workshop in Minneapolis, I knew I had to be there. Her hoop dance technique is completely awe-inspiring and incomparable to the conventional hooping we are all used to seeing and doing. After spending 8+ hours soaking up and practicing everything she had to share,Continue reading “Brecken Rivara’s Minneapolis Hooping Workshop”