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July 1st Glen Echo Hoop & Fest

The fun-promising Then & Wow festival at Glen Echo Park is taking place tomorrow, Saturday July 1st, from noon to 6 pm. See my post from June 8th for more festival details, or visit the park calendar for additional information. I will be running a hoola-hooping station from 1:00 to 5:00 pm, with hooping contests [...]

Glen Echo Hooping Classes

Start your summer off right with the revolution of the hoola-hoop! I will be teaching hooping movement in the magical Glen Echo Park at the Hall of Mirrors, starting the second week in July for six weeks. Classes will take place on:
Tuesday afternoons (4-5 pm) for 6 to 8 year olds (7.11- 8.15)
Thursday afternoons (4-5 [...]

Tuesday Nite Drum & Hoop 6.13.06

Join the Rhythm Workers Union enthusiasts for yet another night of drumming and hoola hooping in Dupont Circle at the fountain this coming Tuesday eve. Lots of friendly musicians and movers will be there surrounded by even more curious spectators. Drumming kicks off at 7:30 p.m. and is scheduled to last until 9:30 at night.

July Circus Arts Camp

I am pleased to be teaching the art of hoola hooping for 2 two-week sessions during the month of July at World Arts Focus and Joe’s Movement Emporium in Mount Rainier, Maryland. In addition to hooping, participants will explore tumbling, juggling, clowning, trick bikes, skate boards, and costuming from various circus professionals. The Xtreme Circus [...]

Then & Wow! Festival 7.1.06

Take a stroll down memory lane and celebrate Glen Echo Park’s fascinating past at the Then & Wow! Festival coming up on Saturday the 1st of July from noon until 6 pm. I will be leading an afternoon full of hoola-hooping (including a few prize hoops to be given away!) for folks of all sizes [...]

Free Juggling Show 6.10.06

While it’s not a hooping-specific show, if you are free on Saturday evening consider checking out the Congress of Jugglers free public performance from 7 to 9 pm at the University of Maryland, College Park. I hear that it’s a show not to be missed! It will be held at the Gildenhorn Recital Hall inside [...]

Neurobic Workout

Not only does active hoola hooping get your heart rate going, it is a great workout for your other most important body part: your brain. Hoola hooping in a circle around your core activates both the left and right sides of your body, back and forth, over and over again. Due to this left & [...]