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St. Pete Santa Parade Hooping

Published by on December 8, 2014 at 5:45 pm

Boy, did we have fun performing in the St. Pete Santa Parade this past weekend. It was our third year in a row teaming up with Pet Pal Animal Shelter and “hooping for hounds.”  We invited some of our mini monsters out to show off their skills, and for many, ... Read More »


Hooping With Kids

Published by on August 8, 2014 at 9:28 pm

Miss Abby here!  I’ve just wrapped up an amazing summer, hooping with kids of all ages. Working with children is one of my favorite things in the entire world.  With each group of kids, there are  unique beautiful moments, challenges, and successes.  Here’s a glimpse of what my summer looked like: ... Read More »


Return to Roots Gathering

Published by on August 1, 2014 at 8:16 pm

Hi Kids! Miss Abby here. I just flew home from one of my favorite hoop dance events of the year… Return to Roots 🙂  It was my third year participating, and I was so honored to be invited back to teach hooping! We gathered on a beautiful farm in Pennsylvania, with rolling ... Read More »


We Had a Blast at Kids Day!

Published by on July 17, 2014 at 12:55 pm

For the second year in a row, Hoola Monsters served as sponsors of CBS Radio’s Kids Day.  And, whew!  What an action-packed event!  We arrived bright and early on Sunday morning, decked out in tutus and glitter, with a jam-packed car full of handmade hoops.  Before doors opened to the ... Read More »


Kids Hoop & DVD Giveaway

Published by on July 16, 2014 at 7:27 pm

We apprecaite you stopping by, and thanks so much for listening to Abby’s “Flow of Marketing” interview with Meagan Ruppert.  As promised, we’ve got a special gift for one lucky contest winner… We’re giving away a “Molly and the Hoola Monsters” DVD and handmade kids hoop! Enter for a Chance to Win! ... Read More »


Hoola Monsters Summer Camp

Published by on July 10, 2014 at 6:23 pm

Hi Friends.  Miss Abby here!  We just wrapped up our week-long Hoola Monsters Summer Camp at Canterbury School, and it was an absolute blast.  We had the entire auditorium to ourselves, and there were 12 kids who participated (boys and girls ages 5 through 12). From games and activities to ... Read More »


Hula Hoop Games for Kids

Published by on June 4, 2014 at 7:14 pm

Summer is officially here, and it’s time for fun in the sun, outdoor play and hoops!  Here are a few easy hula hoop games for kids: Hula Hoop Handshake:  How to pass the hoop from one person to another.  A great “mommy and me” activity! 1)  Begin in hand hooping ... Read More »


Hula Hoop Summer Camp!

Published by on May 21, 2014 at 12:52 pm

At Hoola Monsters, we believe in the power of play and creative expression.  Our handmade hoops provide a great mechanism for kids to get fit while instilling a sense of leadership, teamwork and confidence. During Hoola Monsters Hula Hoop Summer Camp, kids will design and create their own handmade hoops. ... Read More »


Getting Our Children Hula Hooping

Published by on March 19, 2014 at 8:23 pm

Feature story on Hooping.org (the online hub for the global hoop dance community).  Includes quotes by Abby Albaum of Hoola Monsters, along with a plug for “Molly and the Hoola Monsters.” Story Excerpt: “With Michelle Obama and the Center for Disease Control on a mission to wipe out childhood obesity in America, ... Read More »


Molly and the Hoola Monsters Wins an Addy Award!

Published by on February 28, 2014 at 7:58 pm

We are proud to announce our Silver Addy Award!  Congrats to the production team (Three Chairs), cast and crew for doing an amazing job!  Molly and the Hoola Monsters is moving on to the District Level, which will be held in Tampa later this year.  Well done, team!