about - Lollyandyoyo, Doylestown, PA
Lolly & YoYo are a Philadelphia-based duo who use their high energy, interactive live music and fitness shows to inspire kids toward healthy living. They perform in front of thousands of children every year at music venues, festivals, libraries, schools and zoos, using a variety of fun props, such as parachutes, scarves, shakers, puppets, pool noodles and bubbles. Lolly & YoYo made their national TV debut on Sprout's Sunny Side Up Show in March 2013. Through imaginative adventures, paired with lovable songs you'll be singing for days, Lolly & YoYo shows leave families invigorated and smiling, and kids asking for more. They have released two children's music CDs, Go! Go! Go! and An Adventurous Day, and co-authored MOVE!, a unique children's book that instantly engages readers to move from one exciting page to the next! For large events, they bring along their band for big fun!
Larissa 'Lolly' Hopwood has been performing for both children and grownups on well-respected stages for more than 16 years. The songs that she writes, records, and performs, have the nostalgia and familiarity of old-school Sesame Street that engage and appeal to listeners of all ages. Whether it's with her full band in front of a big audience or at a bookshop storytime, Lolly's sincere performance and personal connection have endeared her and her songs to children far and wide.
Yvonne Kusters, fondly called "YoYo" by kids, is the creator and founder of LET'S PLAY TODAY®, a fitness company that provides exciting children's fitness education to individuals around the world. Yvonne is a nationally-certified fitness and wellness educator, who provides professional development training through dynamic workshops and presentations and teaches several popular kids fitness programs locally. Most days she can be found on the playground with her son and husband in Bucks County PA.