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C’ Village Hooping 6.2.07

Check out the Charles Village Festival in beautiful Baltimore this weekend for a whole lotta fun including a 5K run, parade, artist vendors, and yes, hoola hooping! There’s likely to be some local hooper action on Saturday afternoon- roughly between 3 and 6 pm. Feel free to comment on this post if you plan on [...]

Summer Hoop Camps

If you have a little one looking for some hooping fun this summer, look to the two studios where I will be teaching hoop classes to youth ages 5-12: Joe’s Movement Emporium, located in Mount Rainier MD’s Gateway Arts District, and Imagination Stage, located in Bethesda, MD. Joe’s camps include both an Xtreme Movement circus [...]


As spring arrives and folks get the fever for the outdoor flavor, I’m spotting more and more people sporting hoops on the sidewalks, at the beaches, and in the parks! Today I hooped it up with some fresh hoop’n friends at the beautiful Wyman Park Dell in Baltimore, MD. It was an intergenerational mix of [...]

90+ Hooping Hours!

Here’s an article about a performance artist named Aaron Hibbs who’s attempting to break the 90-hour long hooping record set in 1987 by Roxann Rose. His record-breaking attempt is slated for November 7-11 of this year. I wonder how he will go to the bathroom!? Best wishes of strength and spinning endurance to Aaron-hooper-Hibbs~

‘My Sister Kate’ Hoopdance

Here’s a YouTube link to my whacky-fresh-shimmee-hooping number of the night at the 2007 Fluid Movement Hoopathon in Baltimore, MD for your viewing pleasure. The photo here was captured outside the Load of Fun space earlier in the evening during the hoopathon challenges.

Hoop-a-thon Follow-up

Saturday’s hoola-hoop-a-thon was a fabulous time. This being only the 2nd annual hoop-a-thon in Baltimore, it is truly exciting to witness the hooping community growing as fast as it is here. Baltimorians are really starting to represent in the hoola hooping scene. However, the winner of the day was once again a non-B’more hooper… congratulations [...]

Hoop-Shop & Class Follow-up

Last week’s hoopmaking workshop and class held at Fluid Movement was a ton of FUN. We crammed a whole lotta hoop-making and spinning tips & tricks into just a few hours time- and everyone walked away with a sweet hoop of their own to further the Gyrational Revolution! Make sure to check out these astute [...]

2nd Annual Hoop-A-Thon 5.12.07

Last year I joyfully celebrated being crowned Master of Hoops at Fluid Movement’s 1st annual fundraising Hoola-Hoop-A-Thon. Here’s a fuzzy but happy shot of Miss Saturn and myself after I won the trophy. This Saturday we will convene again to determine the 2007 Master, enjoy a mini-performance, and follow it up with a radical dance [...]

Hope for HOPE Follow-up

Yesterday’s launching of the first annual Capital HOOP for HOPE in conjunction with DC’s Race for Hope to fight brain cancer proved to be a tremendous success. All together the HOOP for HOPE project raised over $500 in a mere 2 weeks time! Children and adults got their pre- and post-race spin on, I hooped [...]

Friday Cabaret 5.4.07

Come to an eclectic, experimental-style production of the 14 Karat Cabaret on Friday the 4th of May at the Maryland Art Place in downtown Baltimore. This informal night of performances will include music, video, readings, film, and yours truly hooping it up, Strange Powers. The 14 Karat Cabaret is a non-profit and artist run project. [...]