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Firefly Fling-Hooping After Dark

Firefly Fling-Hooping After Dark

This weekend The Botanical Garden of the Oazrks (Fayetteville, AR) is hosting their Firefly Fling Saturday. The event starts at 6 PM with storytelling and music, but the real fun happens after dark when fire spinners, glow in the dark hoopers and an aerialist will perform. Click here to learn more.  

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Has Hooping Gone “En Pointe”

Has Hooping Gone “En Pointe”

At first glance it might look like the classical art of ballet has adopted hooping and added it to its repertoire. Not quite yet, but maybe it could happen. The Carolina Ballet Theatre in Greenville, SC recently sponsored an evening of hooping in their performance space. A group of about ten women have been meeting […]

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Hooping Set To Sky Rocket, Due To “Oprah’s Hoop Club

Hooping Set To Sky Rocket, Due To “Oprah’s Hoop Club

All marketers know that an endorsement from Oprah Winfrey is like a license to print money. Oprah’s Book Club is a great example. Oprah endorses your book and it is an instant best seller. Hoop makers and decorators better get ready. Oprah has you in her sights. In what might be best described as “just […]

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Claiming The Invention of The Hula Hoop Is Like Claiming To Have Invented The Circle

Claiming The Invention of The Hula Hoop Is Like Claiming To Have Invented The Circle

Obviously, the “invention” of the Hula Hoop is totally different from the invention of the hoop. There is historical evidence that hooping as a dance art is at least 1300 years old, and that is just the date when it was first noted in England. Trademarking, on the other hand, is a modern concept and […]

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Removing Air Bubbles from Your Hoop

Removing Air Bubbles from Your Hoop

Diligence and accuracy pay off when taping a hoop, but no matter how hard you try those pesky air bubbles still seem to find their way into your tape wrap at some point or another. Click here for a helpful tutorial from hooping.org on how to rid your hoop of air bubbles.

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Hooping in Public? How to Deal with Rude Strangers

Hooping in Public? How to Deal with Rude Strangers

Most people are dazzled by the skills it takes to spin a hoop, but many hoopers have encountered rude and downright mean strangers while hooping in public. Sophie HoopPixie Febrey shares some insightful thoughts on how to deal these kinds of interactions in this article.    

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Veda’s Victory: A Children’s Book About Hooping

Veda’s Victory: A Children’s Book About Hooping

Veda’s Victory is the first book in a series that chronicles the story of Veda as she builds self-esteem and cultivates new skills by learning the art of hooping. It’s a great story for all young hoopers or hoopers-to-be. To read a review by Hoopalicious, click here.  

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How To Make a Hoop Video

How To Make a Hoop Video

Ready to give hoop making a go? Here is a very helpful video tutorial. If you prefer written instructions, check these out. Don’t forget the tape!    

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Chanel Boosts The Hoop Craze

Chanel Boosts The Hoop Craze

Chanel and Free People have helped bring hooping awareness to many who many not have been aware of the benefits of hooping. Read how in this Huffington Post article.   

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Kelly Osbourne Loses 70 lbs by Hooping

Kelly Osbourne Loses 70 lbs by Hooping

It’s no secret that hooping can help you lose weight. It is also no secret that many celebrities embrace the hoop as a part of their fitness lifestyle. Recently, celeb Kelly Osborne celebrated the fact that she lost 70 lbs aided by a hoop. Click here to read more about it.        

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