Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Satya Bella

Satya Bella is an acrobat with a specialty in hula hoops. I caught a bit of her act at one point during the festival, while she had a couple of guys from the audience helping her out- whether or not they liked it!

28 comments:

  1. I can't see them helping her with anything, must be embarrassing to stand there with all the public.

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  2. Was she as good as the girls in the Olympics?

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  3. Did you help her out? Would you? They make fancy ones that are wrapped in fur. Some are giant. It can be quite an art.

    Janis
    GDP

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  4. i have been always wishing i could do a hula hoop. they say it is super awesome exercise!! but i think my hips don't work right, or something?? LOL!! ( :

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  5. No hula hoops from me:)
    Looks like you always have something FUN happening where you are.

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  6. I had a hula hoop as a small kid but never did anything like this. She's got talent :)

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  7. This would be great fun to watch. My wife and daughter tried hula hoops a few years ago (they used to be good at using them) and we laughed and laughed and laughed!

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  8. I'd say those hoops are keeping her in shape.

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  9. Ah, I love hula hoops, William! I was quite good at keeping it on my waist when I was younger! What fun! :)

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  10. That's really a large hula hoop, must be difficult to keep it up.

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  11. Getting people from the audience is a common tactic. It does a few things that holds the audience's attention. Are these guys going to fail? Will they be made fools of?

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  12. I remember having fun with hula hoops when I was small. But I won't be able to operate that huge hoop :-)

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  13. What does she do with them?

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  14. @Marianne: it's definitely a not that wanted task, certainly for an audience member who doesn't like being out in the open!

    @Halcyon: there were hula hoops in the Olympics?

    @Janis: when she does a night show, her hoops are lit up.

    @Karl: they do, yes.

    @Beth: I haven't been around a hula hoop since grade school.

    @Gunn: there are times when it's more quiet, but through the summer, there are always things to do.

    @Bill: she does!

    @Lowell: it was fun.

    @Sharon: oh yes.

    @Linda: it's mesmerizing to watch.

    @Marleen: it must take lots of practice.

    @Red: yes, it's a very common thing for buskers to do that!

    @Tamago: it is a really big one.

    @Mo: I should have photographed more of her act. She ends up getting numerous hoops onto her torso, and onto each of her limbs, and keeps them moving. It's a hell of a thing to see.

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  15. Did any of the guys try?
    Many people enjoying - it's so nice with creativity.

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  16. That looks like fun! I used to be able to hula hoop. I would be scared to try it now!

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  17. Interesting. I wonder what the fellows did? I never could do a hula hoop.
    The tool on my post is a nail puller. It is very heavy and works real slick. For pulling nails submerged in wood or even concrete. Clever
    MB

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  18. What fun. I used the hula hoop when we bought them for the children, but I wasn't as good as my daughter.

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  19. @Birgitta: one rarely sees a guy trying this!

    @Revrunner: you did?

    @Lois: I'd end up falling on my butt, no doubt.

    @MB: ah, so that's what it was!

    @Mari: some are better than others. I sometimes see a woman in a park doing it while she's reading.

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  20. Now that brings back memories :)

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  21. She appears to be an agile woman with a good routine that attracts the crowds.

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  22. Wonder Woman captured them in her hoops!

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  23. Like Mo I wondered what it is she did with them. I can't imagine what it would look like to have all those hoops spinning at once.

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  24. What a rush to be entertaining enough for this! My son's ex-girlfriend does burlesque and sword swallowing!

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  25. You get to see the neatest stuff. Very cool.

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  26. I've never been coordinated enough for hula hoops....

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