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Hula hoop class: Decatur!

Hula Hooping 101
Wednesdays April 4-May 9th 6pm – 6:50 pm
6 Wednesdays

No experience or dance background required! We will begin with waist hooping, hip hooping, halo, passing, corkscrews and more! We will set a basic foundation for you to add dance in your hula hoop~ Learn all the foundational moves in class so you can practice and perfect them, incorporating your own style of movement to create your HULA HOOP DANCE. We will learn the foundations of each move along with variations for you to practice and master in your own practice. This is a dance class. You will burn lots of calories all with a smile on your face! Reconnect with your inner child, come hula hoop with us!

Space is limited! Pre-register to secure your space. This class will sell out so book early to save your space: http://hoopessence.com/products-page/classcards/decatur-hooping-101/

Hand crafted Hula Hoops are provided or buy one of my special priced hula hoops for your very own. It will be essential to have a hula hoop of your own to practice each move in order to master them. You will feel more empowered in class and in your hula hoop journey after having practiced at home.

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Call Rebecca directly with questions: 404-431-8876

Steph2012

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Basement Jaxx

Did you know Basement Jaxx did the score for The Hooping Life Film? All original music,  hoopingly inspired! Check them out.

Watch the trailer for The Hooping Life film. Come see it on the big screen one night only in Atlanta on February 24 at 7 Stages Community Theatre. More info on this once in a lifetime opportunity can be found on Facebook. Also keep checking my website for updates. See you Friday!

BUY TICKETS BEFORE THE PRICE GOES UP!

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February is for HOOP LOVERS!

Happy February all! Our newest newsletter is out on the scene. Keep up to date on all the hooping, hula hoop, hoop dance, special events, hoop class &  hoop jam goodness we have to offer you in February! You won’t wanna miss out on this one.

February Newsletter 

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“Star Power”

Rebecca DeShon, founder of HoopEssence was featured in a music video with Romeo Spike! We recored this last year and it was finally released on Jan 31. Check out the video and Romeo Spike today!

You can find their debut album “For the Cause” on iTunes.

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Hoop Dance on CBS Better Mornings Atlanta

Class dates for July are July 2, July 9, July 16, July 30th

PLEASE NOTE: NO HOOP CLASSES ON JULY 23rd at PERA DANCE!

This is an ongoing class with multiple skill levels often in attendance. Drop ins are encouraged!

Hooping for fun & fitness with Rebecca DeShon as featured on CBS Better Mornings & the Atlanta INtown Paper. Hooping is back and better than ever with next generation hoops.

This multi-level drop in class is taught as a practice. Each class has a warm up & cool down. You will learn new hoop techniques and variations of skills you already possess including open jam sessions in each class. I will give you tips and tools to use proper form & gain better flow in your hooping practice.

Join the global movement of exercise in disguise. There is no time like the present to begin a new practice that will get you fit all while having fun. No experience or dance background required!

Drop ins are allowed. Please arrive a few minutes early to sign in & pay Pera or punch your dance card. For information regarding class cards & pricing for PERA, please contact Pera Dance.

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Join Atlanta Hoop Dance on Meetup.com

Hello lovelies! I have created a group on Meetup.com for Atlanta Hoop Dance. Please join up and help me spread the joy of hooping to the masses. Join us for classes, jams, potlucks and more. Whether you are a hoop pro or never could quite “get it”, this group is for you! We are hooping for fitness and exercise, fun, stress reduction, creative self expression, building coordination and balance, sound body and mind. I love to dance and feel the music! Won’t you join us?

If you are new to Meetup.com, it is a free and fun service for attendees (only organizers of groups must pay dues).

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Free Hoop Dance class & a new class schedule

FREE INTRO TO HOOPNOTICA Hoop Dance class at Ladies Workout Express & a new class series

What is all the hoopla about?! Well now is your chance to find out, with no obligations! I am offering a FREE Intro to Hoopnotica Hoop Dance class at Ladies Workout Express on Saturday September 25 at 1pm. This class will introduce you to all the amazing benefits of hula hooping and show you just what hoop dance is all about. I will have loads of hoops on hand for you to spin and will give you basic instruction on waist hooping and moving around with the hoop on your waist. We will discuss the countless options of each type of hoop and you will have the opportunity to try each one out for yourself. I will demonstrate just how much you can do with a modern hula hoop and you will burn calories without even realizing you are exercising. This will be a fun and very informative class. Bring your smile and a bottle of water! Come give hoop dance a whirl, what are you waiting for?

Ladies & Gents I am thrilled to share with you a brand new class series! I will be teaching a Beginner Hoopnotica Hoop Dance series at Ladies Workout Express in Toco Hills. In this class we will learn all the foundations of hoop dance while burning up to 600 calories in one hour! You will laugh, smile and giggle away your stress and build core strength with my hand crafted hoops. This is a 6 week class series and we will kick it off with the FREE Intro to Hoopnotica class on Saturday, September 25 at 1pm. The series will begin the week immediately following, October 2nd at 1pm and will continue each week to Saturday November 6.

Register for the series for the full 6 week series for $72  PLUS the FREE INTRO TO HOOPNOTICA class.  Use your PayPal account or pay by cash or check at the beginning of class. If you wish to hold space for yourself, registration is strongly recommended. OCT 2 – NOV 6.
Don’t miss out on the fun!

What are the physical, mental & emotional benefits of Hoopnotica® Hoopdance?

Physical Benefits:
Builds core strength
Tones your entire body
Provides an intense cardiovascular workout
No to Low Impact
Increases energy
Develops balance and coordination
Increases flexibility
Mental/Emotional Benefits:
Clears and quiets the mind
Reduces stress
Improves self confidence
Generates joy and laughter
Improves one’s mood
Opens up creative self expression
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Rockin’ hoop dance action!

SATURDAY SATURDAY SATURDAY!!!!

Come on down to Mon Cherie’s Rockabilly Lounge to enjoy the fabulous ladies & gents of Big City Burlesque including a gorgeous fan dance by one of my favorite beauties Gesche Anneliesa , rockin’ tunes by Uncle Daddy & the Kissing Cousins, hot hoop dance action with yours truly, FREE JELLO SHOTS, a Rockabilly Raffle featuring www.sourpussclothing.com & hoops + private lessons by www.hoopessence.com along PLUS MUCH MORE!

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Hoopnotica class Sat 7/24 ~ 11am TANDEM HOOPING

WOWIE~~ What an amazing Saturday I have planned ♥

Hoop dance class in the morning @ 11am Pera Dance Studio!

Get ready to giggle as we try tandem hooping! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBD15PLIxeA
~~ FIRST CLASS IS FREE ~~

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Hoopnotica hoop dance classes in Atlanta

Join us every Saturday at Pera Dance Studio in Atlanta for Hoopnotica Hoop Dance classes! I am a Certified Hoopnotica Hoop Dance instructor (see www.hoopnotica.com)and can not wait to share my love of hooping with all of you. This class is a drop in style class for beginner and intermediate level hoopers. If you have never picked up a hula hoop before OR if you are looking to expand your skills this class is for you! All are welcome ♥ I will provide student hoops for the class out of my collection of hand crafted hoops made with love by Rebecca DeShon (that’s me yay!) Already have a hoop of your own? please feel free to bring it to use for class.

In this class we will learn the foundations of hoop dance and the infinite possibilities you will find in the hoop for body and mind. We will learn hooping on the waist, hips, arms, hands, chest, shoulders, neck, legs and MUCH MUCH more. We will explore the hoop on and off our bodies as well as learn cool isolation moves. In each class we will build upon what we learned in the previous classes.

Here is a list of some of the benefits of hoop dance & hula hooping

  • Builds core strength
  • Tones the entire body
  • Burns approximately 400-600 calories per hour
  • Provides an intense cardiovascular workout with no or low impact
  • Increases energy
  • Develops balance and coordination
  • Increases flexibility
  • Clears and quiets the mind
  • Reduces stress
  • Improves self confidence
  • Generates joy and laughter
  • Improves one’s mood
  • Enhances creativity

***YOUR FIRST CLASS AT PERA DANCE IS FREE***

Come check out this world class facility and share the energy ♥ Check out the website www.peradance.com for more information or to register for a class. This class is filling up fast but we are still allowing drop ins at this time at the studio’s rate of $12 per class. Discounted class cards are available when purchased for multiple classes.

Comfortable, form fitting, natural fiber clothing that allows freedom of movement is best for learning hoop dance. Custom hand crafted hoops are also available for purchase through Rebecca DeShon (see me after class) or send an email to rebecca@hoopessence.com