Ambassador: Lilea From: Napa, USA To: Local Dates: January, 2012 – present Donation: 50+
About the project: Lilea Duran, is a Hoopnotica certified Hoop Dance Instructor and performer with Sunglow Hoop Dance in Napa, California. She helps organize her local hooping community, The Napa Hoopers and teaches classes, workshops, and performers throughout the Bay Area. Believing anyone can enjoy the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of hoop dance, Lilea looks forward to helping new hoopers transform a child’s toy into their favorite dance partner.
- Lilea and the Napa Hoopers donated hoop-making materials to a local youth summer camp at Connolly Ranch in Napa.
- Ten completed hoops were donated to The Wilmar Family Grief and Healing Center in Sonoma for a program called Hoops for Healing
- At least 10 hoops have been donated to new hoopers attending our community jams and other local events.
- Additional hoops were donated at the annual “Kids Day” at Omi’s Farm in Napa.
- They are setting up hoop making parties to build up inventory for WHD 2012! Its going to be a great one!