The first weekend in August I attended the Hoop Girl Empowerment Retreat in Mill Valley, California. There were about 32 of us including the workshop instructors and Hoop Girl, herself, Christabel Zamor. This picture is from my friend, Julie Greicius’, (aka Aviatrix) workshop on a variety of cool ways to jump through the hoop to… Read More Hoop Dance Empowerment
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
It was from these lovely ladies, Christabel Zamor, aka Hoop Girl and Julie Greicius aka Aviatrix, that I learned almost everything I know about hooping and hoop dance. Christabel is a phenomenon among hoopers and a remarkable woman who, through her work, inspires women to embrace their Goddess nature. Ironically, I had no idea that… Read More Teachers, Goddesses & Inspirations
An interview from 2008 of one of my teachers, Christabel Zamor, aka Hoop Girl, whose positive influence and encouragement spurred me on, to first believe and then find the courage, to start Goddess Hoop Dance and discover my love of sharing the joy of hoop dance with others. In this interview, Christabel talks about how… Read More Hoop Girl on Hooping
Great article in Time Magazine on Hooping featuring Hoop Girl, Christabel Zamor. To get in shape for her October wedding, Dawn-Samantha Cahill, 25, a production coordinator in New York City, tried every exercise routine she could think of. But the upended positions that yoga required made her feel self-conscious. Running on a treadmill was a… Read More Time Magazine Article on Hooping
Written on October 21, 2009 Goddess Hooping combines two passions that I had no idea would so beautifully complement one another until experience showed me the undeniable connection between the two. I have had an ongoing fascination with the Goddess–not the mythological goddesses of ancient Egypt, Asia or Greece but the living, breathing energy that… Read More Goddess Hooping
I am so excited about the email I received yesterday from Philo Hagen, founder of Hooping.org, letting me know that Goddess Hooping has now been published (as requested) on their Hooping Names Directory. Though I am still gearing up in preparation for launching my business as a Hoop Dance Teacher, I have been waiting for… Read More Goddess Hooping Is Official!!