Tag Archive: dance

NYC Dance Parade

I took part in the NYC Dance Parade May 22, 2010 with the group Fitnotic. It was a LOT of fun, and definitely a work out. I find that 3 hours in the park doesn’t wear me out as much as the 1.5 hours marching did. We couldn’t stop or you’d hold up the parade, but here was the occasional stop when traffic had to be let through. Below are some fun pics 🙂 Our theme was Blues and Purples, so I went a bit fantasy with my look 😀

Purple Costume

Make Up

Groovin' down Broadway


Yesterday (May 1) I set up ‘shop’ in McCarren Park along with my friend Jenn for the first time at the Artists and Fleas market. This was something new for us that we wanted to try, and it was pretty successful. We each sold three hoops as well as oodles of fun and hip hair things.

I’m not sure if we’ll be back yet, we have a few other markets to check out and see if we’d be better there. It was a fun time and the people running it are super nice.

Here’s a few pictures from the market…
Jenn and I setting up the booth.

Jenn and I with our booth, ready to the start the day :-)

Hooping like a Hipster


Tired of being stuck indoors while your hoop(s) collect dust this winter?   Maybe you are like me and just want more space to try new things?  Well, I have an answer for you…

Join me on Thursdays at the East 54th Street NYC Rec Center from 6:30pm-9pm in the gymnasium!

It’s $37.50 for a 6 month membership which is good at
ANY NYC rec center and good for the entire center (pool included!).

If you do come, be sure to have a combination lock as well! They won’t let you in without one! Bring your hoop, bring your workout clothes, and let’s have some fun!

**This isn’t a class, just a hoop jam**

On Thursdays the east 54th center has “Ladies’ Night” in the gym where it is open for us to use as we like and not have ‘dudes’ gawking at us.


Recreation Center 54
348 East 54th Street
New York, NY 10022
Phone: (212) 754-5411 (212) 754-4277

Cross Streets: 1st & 2nd avenues
Bus: M15 to East 54th Street and 2nd Avenue.

#6 train to 51st Street station or E and V trains to 53rd Street
station. #4 or #5 train northbound to 42nd Grand Central; transfer to
the #6 to 51st Street. #4 or #5 train southbound to 59th Street;
transfer to the #6 to 51st Street.

This is going to be my main page for all things hoop related with me!  Keep an eye out for new hoop designs, events, and sales!