Once again this year I had so many wonderfully inventive entries. I loved seeing everyone’s creativity when it comes to incorporating a hoop into your costume and in fact, creativity was one of the big factors in choosing a winner out of all the awesome entries. To recap the rest of the criteria, I was…

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My Hula Hoop Costume Contest last Halloween was such a success I’m excited to announce it again this year! I loved seeing the creativity in all the costumes and I have a brand new polypro hoop design to give away. This year I’m giving away my new pumpkin spice polypro hoop to the person who designs and wears…

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  Obviously trying a hoop out is the best way to decide which one is right for you, but when you’re shopping online that’s not a possibility. Additionally, these aren’t your run-of-the-mill department store hoops that you just grab off of a rack, these are handcrafted just for you so of course you want to…

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My recent adventure to Haiti as part of my Hoops for Haiti campaign was definitely eye-opening, it was interesting, but above all it was unforgettable. After getting picked up at the Port-Au-Prince airport and the stress of making it through the gauntlet of international travel, hoops intact, began to melt away I struck up a…

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With Valentine’s Day coming up tomorrow of course I had to choose love songs! But don’t worry, I know there are plenty of you out there who roll your eyes at the gushy holiday and I didn’t forget about you. I’ve got a couple love songs for you love birds out as well as some…

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Are you keeping up with those resolutions to work out more? Or already fudging on them a little? Either way, here’s a little extra motivation for you. What’s more, it’s a workout that’s fun because you’re hula hooping! I love hula hooping as a workout because not only does it burn calories, improve balance, and…

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I’ve recently come under some criticism for my recent Indiegogo campaign, Hoops for Haiti. It seems a perfectly legitimate argument: why spend money and devote efforts elsewhere when there are people in our own country hurting and wanting, especially this time of year? It’s a criticism I do not take offense to, however I remain…

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For my second ever entry for Sunshine’s Song of the Month, I felt it only appropriate to introduce some holiday songs. As always, I strive to introduce you, my readers, to newly released music, or artists you may or may not have heard of. This month, I want to introduce two artists that I’m sure…

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When I post a new hooping video on Youtube or Facebook, I often get as many comments about my choice of music as I do about my performance. Generally, in the past, when I discovered a new song I liked I would “save” it to use in one of my videos. However, there are just…

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I had so many great costumes submitted this Halloween for my costume contest I really had a hard time deciding who to choose as the winner! To briefly recap my criteria, I was looking for: 1. Creativity in the costume design 2. A hoop being used as an integral part of the costume (not just…

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