If you check the Tri-Valley Hoop Group Page you’ll find the details about the hoop jam we’re having in San Ramon’s Central Park on Sunday, August 29th. I’ve been holding Sunday afternoon hoop jams as often as possible since last May. Some Sundays we get a huge group of hoopers and some of the other… Read More Hoop Jam, Anyone?
We come spinning out of nothingness Scattering stars like dust The stars form a circle And in the center we dance… ~Rumi One of the new hoopers in my class this morning asked me if I was a natural dancer. I laughed and told her, “Definitely not.” I’ve taken a lot of dance classes in… Read More In the Center We Dance
These are the lovely ladies with whom I spent the first weekend of August at the Hoop Girl Level Two Teacher Training in San Francisco. Just four days shy of my first ‘hoopiversary’, I began the intensive three-day training. I’d taken the Level One Teacher Training in September 2009, less than a month after getting… Read More Taking Hoop Dance to a New Level
This weekend, Friday through Sunday, I am attending Hoop Girl’s Level Two Teacher Training in San Francisco. It has not been quite a year since I got my first hoop–August 10th is my Hoopiverary–and though I have learned so much more than I dared dream possible just a year ago, I am still learning something… Read More Hoop Girl Level Two Here I Come
You and Me by Dave Matthews has been playing in my head several times a day for about three weeks now. I bought the album, have listened to the song over and over, hooped to it and finally honored it by using it in a video of a very special hoop practice when I was… Read More Hoop Dancing in the Churchyard