We celebrate Emily Wood as she takes the next steps on her HoopYogini™ journey!
How did you discover hooping?
I first discovered hula hooping within the music festival scene. When I was 14 I went to my first ever Dead concert and from that night on I has hooked! I started going to festivals every summer. Gathering of the Vibes, Mountain Jam, All Good, Up North Fest, etc. While at Up North Fest 2008, I met a couple from New Hampshire during the Bob Weir and Ratdog set with a few Hula hoops. I watched them for hours until I finally picked one up. I spun in circles laughing and loving life for the entire Umphrey’s McGee set. I haven’t put it down since!
What do you love about hooping and what has it meant for you?
I love that I can get completely lost within myself while hooping and at at the same time share myself with the world. Hooping is how I connect with my true...