Hula Hoops

Kelly Strycker talks with Caroline about how hula-hooping can be a moving meditation.
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After hearing from Jen Moore, who lost 140 pounds hooping and went on to teach Hoopnotica classes herself, we were intrigued. But when her husband, Keith, told us he too had lost weight hooping -- 100 pounds, to be exact -- we knew we had to see this one for ourselves.
Facebook ate my homework. In fact, for about three months there, late last year, Facebook ate my marriage, my Yoga practice, the screenplay I'm working on, my email correspondence, my housework, my homework... and my entire head.
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With the help and support of friends and readers, I organized the first Get Your Wellness On -- A Suicide Awareness & Prevention Fair to create opportunities where we can be of help to the over 33,000 people die of suicide every year in the U.S.
At times strong, then soft -- occasionally sing-song -- the performers had the audience clapping in unison to their unique