There were so many new hoopers at our Summer Solstice Hoop Jam last Sunday that I spent most of the afternoon meeting them, chatting about hooping and offering some basic instructions to help them get their hoops in flight. Half of them had left by the time I finally thought to get out the video… Read More Summer Solstice Hoop Jam
Since I started teaching and holding hoop jams in the park I am meeting all kinds of hoop virgins. It takes a while to figure out what works and what doesn’t as far as hooping goes. Everything from choosing the right hoop for you to the best place to practice to what music brings out… Read More Hoop Dance Virgin? The Skinny on The Clothes
I am the one who draws down the Moon Who captures the heart of Her journey through June Who dwells in Her soft light distilling its grace Who sits ‘neath the stars in Her lunar embrace I am the one who ebbs and who flows I swim the dark waters nobody knows I pluck the… Read More The Woman and the Moon
It was blazing hot for our hoop jam yesterday in San Ramon but no one seemed to mind much. One of the guys who joined us for the first time dazzled us with his tricks, the other, my neighbor, was only there to so his daughter could hoop. Nick quickly convinced him to give it… Read More Tri-Valley Hoop Jammin'
The Goddess of Now first made her presence known to me in May 2006, as I was putting together a writing group with friends. This poem came through in a flurry of writing shortly after our introduction. The Goddess has been with me ever since, to one degree or another whispering in my ear, inspiring… Read More The Goddess of Now