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Hoopy Equinox!

As we celebrate the autumnal equinox, what better way to reflect on the coming of fall but to warm up our bodies with some heart-strengthening hooping?! Tonight’s equinox marks a time of year when there are equal amounts of daylight and darkness. This kind of punctuated state of balance is one I frequently experience while hooping. We are the [...]

Virgin Festival- 9.23.06

This Saturday, yours truly will be go-go hoola-hooping at Baltimore’s upcoming Virgin Festival, a monster-size music fest at the Pimlico Race Course. For the $100 entrance fee, you get 10+ hours of stellar musical acts (think: Flaming Lips, Chili Peppers, the Who, Gnarls Barkley, Thievery Corporation, Scissor Sisters, RJD2, Brazilian Girls, VHS or Beta etc.), [...]

Open House Follow-up

We had a large and enthusiastic turnout of hoopers young and old this past Sunday at Glen Echo Park. Under the shade of the Cuddle Up, hoopers learned everything from basic spinning skills to challenging tricks that’d be sure to wow your friends. The open house took place as a promotion for fall classes beginning this week at the park. There’s still [...]

Takoma Park Fest

Before or after you stop by Sunday’s open house at Glen Echo Park (where I’ll be teaching a basic hoop class, see previous post for details), head on over to Takoma Park for their annual Folk Festival. There will be a ton of fun to be had, including: music, dance, children’s activities, food, craft show and [...]

Glen Echo Open House

Join me this coming Sunday, the 10th of September at Glen Echo Park for a free hoop class demonstration! I will be located in the Cuddle Up (near the Bumper Car Pavillion) between 1 and 2:15 pm with plenty of hoops by my side for anyone curious about this joy-inducing, revolutionary pastime. I will be one [...]