Harlequin with a Hoop – Andre Reyes

Andre Reyes performed with the San Francisco Ballet from 1980 to 1993 and given that he was only 19 or 20 here we are guessing this is from the early 1980′s. He performs the “Harlequin With a Hoop” solo here from Lew Christensen’s Scarlatti Portfolio, a piece first choregraphed in 1979 and considered to beContinue reading “Harlequin with a Hoop – Andre Reyes”

Ariel Hoop Performance

Stunningly beautiful Ariel Hoop performance by Lena Gutschank. +++++++++

5 Wild Dance Workouts That Burn Belly Fat

From Shape Magazine. Article by Alison Gammon Want to give dancing a whirl? Here are five other crazy ways to bust a move and get in a great workout while you’re at it: Hooping: If you’re looking for a way to work your core while reliving your childhood playground days, hooping is an excellent workout.Continue reading “5 Wild Dance Workouts That Burn Belly Fat”

Young Women, Self-Esteem and the Hoop

by Rayna McInturf The Hooping Movement is relatively young as movements go, and I believe that we are just starting to get a glimpse of hooping’s many positive effects. One that I am particularly interested in and excited by is the effect that hooping has on self-esteem. As a new mother, I’ve joined the ranks of hoopingContinue reading “Young Women, Self-Esteem and the Hoop”

Hooping Extravaganza

I am a proud mama hen hooper. My hooping students nailed their hoop routine for this year’s Extravaganza at Providence Day School. They performed to the Big Band classic “Sing Sing Sing”.  I am shocked by how much they learned in such a short time. I had a mix of students (shy, outgoing, athletic, wild,Continue reading “Hooping Extravaganza”