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Chest, Shoulders & LEGS!

April 22, 2012, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Ladies Workout Express
2865 North Druid Hills Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Map to Ladies Workout Express
This class series is for those who would like learn to hoop on their chest, shoulders, legs with many variations. We will explore stretches to help open up and prepare your back and shoulders allowing more freedom for movement. Don’t miss this action packed playshop series!
*Join us for four Sundays in April 22 through May 13 at Ladies Workout Express Atlanta.
Only $15 each class when you sign up for both through the link below, save $20 when you secure your space in advance or at the beginning of the first class. (Pay in cash, check, or credit/debit card in person please come to class 10 minutes early when paying at class)
http://hoopessence.com/products-page/classcards/hooping-201-feb-19-26/
*Contact Rebecca directly with your questions 404-431-8876
*Practice outside of class is essential for mastering these hoop dance moves.

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Come out to PLAY!

April News!

Come out to PLAY!

“Play energizes us and enlivens us. It eases our burdens. It renews our natural sense of optimism and opens us up to new possibilities.”

Stuart Brown, MD

Glow Polypro

Wanna glow hoop but don’t wanna fork over hundreds for a fancy LED hoop? Check out our durable, no batteries required, water proof polypro hoop. Charges in the sun or artificial light and glows at night! Perfect for these warm Spring nights and beautiful Summer festival and backyard BBQ evenings to come.
Just $38 each for full size glow hoops.

April 4-May 9
*NEW* Decatur Weds. Hooping 101 Beginners & Beyond!

You asked for it Decatur and we aim to please. 6 week series Wednesdays 6-7pm April 4 through May 9 at Several Dancers Core right on the Decatur Square in Downtown Decatur. (Next door to Eddie’s Attic). Check the link for all the details of this great class series with certified instructor Rebecca DeShon. Hoops are provided and for sale at each class.Contact us directly with any questions. Register here.

Kinetic Hive

Tuesdays Hoop Classes at Kinetic Hive
April 3, 10, 17 & 24

7:30-9pm
Intermediate/advance hoop class. We will learn tricks and transitions to build your hooping tool box! All skill levels are welcome in this class and can benefit from the knowledge shared. SPACE IS LIMITED! This class has a max of 8 attendees. Bring a hoop or borrow one of mine! Bring water & dress comfortably in clothes that allow freedom of movement. 1.5hr hour class $15 or use your Kinetic Hive or HoopEssence class card.

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Got questions? Need hoops for your event? Have a complaint or just wanna tell us how awesome we are? We actually read our emails from clients and your words mean a lot to us! Help us to better serve you by voicing your opinion. Contact us today.

HoopEssence Calendar
Check my HoopEsesncecalendar online to see calendar view of all events!
Download events right into iCal to keep up on all things HOOPY!
Don’t forget, the last two classes at Pera Dance Studio are Saturdays March 31 and April 7. First class is free only at this location! Bring your friends along for a morning of fun!
Hooping 201
April 22- May 13
Hooping 201 Playshop Series: Chest, Shoulder & Legs!

This class series is for those who would like learn to hoop on their chest, shoulders, legs with many variations. We will explore stretches to help open up and prepare your back and shoulders allowing more freedom for movement. Don’t miss this action packed playshop series! *Join us for four Sundays in April 22 through May 13 at Ladies Workout Express Atlanta. Space is limited! Only $15 each class when you sign up for both through this link, save $20 when you secure your space in advance or at the beginning of the first class. (Pay in cash, check, or credit/debit card in person please come to class 10 minutes early when paying at class)
FREE HOOP JAM!

April 6
Full Moon Hoop Jam: Piedmont Park

Friday April 6, 2012 we will gather in Piedmont Park for a hula hoop jam and hang out. Bring toys, blankets, drinks & food, something to share with friends and hang out in the park. Taft Hill on 10th St by the Charles Allen Drive entrance. Gather on top of the hill for Sunset and watch the Full Moon rise. This is going to be a great learn by play experience. Come out &PLAY!

East Atlanta Kids Club

May 5
Brownwood Bike Rally:
Cranking for a Cause

“Kick your bike into gear at the 9th-annual Brownwood Bike Rally onMay 5! Join kids and adults for street bike and cyclocross races, a bike safety rodeo, a health fair, a fun festival area and more at Brownwood Park in East Atlanta.” Rebecca DeShon will conduct a FREE hoop demo & class from 10:45am-11:15am on Saturday May 5 in the basketball court area (inside the rec center if bad weather). I will also be selling my fabulous hand crafted hoops. Look for more information on our website as well as the East Atlanta Kids Club site. All proceeds benefit the East Atlanta Kids Club’s after-school tutoring and mentoring program for promising youth.

Astral Hoops LED Hoops!

We get a lot of questions regarding LED hoops, well check out our favorite durable, rechargeable LED hoops.  Use our code HoopEssence815 or this link to get 2 BONUS LED’s on your order or get $10 off the incredible Atomic Hoop pictured below or order now.

Earth Day Festival EAV

April 19
EAV Earth Day Festival

Come hang out in my neighborhood! Join us for a lantern making workshop at 4pm ($5) and enjoy our beautiful weekly farmers market. At dusk, we will launch the wish lanterns and set off on a LED and lantern parade throught the village over to Brownwood Park. Rebecca DeShon performs with others from The Imperial Opa Circus to kick off Brownwoods Movies in the Park series. Bring your glow toys, lanterns or make a lantern with us – COME PLAY! All are welcome. Check here for details.

Flame Festival
Rebecca DeShon will be teaching two workshops at this great Atlanta area flow & fire arts festival. Check out the link to see what its all about.

HoopEssence

HoopEssence around town!

HoopEssence has a team of trusty ambassadors to help us share the hoop love. We are so very grateful for our team members. Want to help spread the love for hooping and change others lives for the better? Join us!
HoopEssence Ambassador sightings:
*Focus STOP Diabetes Expo: Saturday March 31 9-3pm Cobb Galleria
Keri will be conducting free hoop class demos, answering questions and selling HoopEssence hula hoops

*Snellville Days Parade :Saturday May 5th Snellville, GA
HoopEssence will be hooping with others for the Snellville Days parade! Joinin the fun! Lineup is at 8am. Parade 9am.

 

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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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Hula hoop dance classes for fun & fitness in Atlanta

Hey all! Just a quick note that we will NOT be having hoop dance classes at Pera Dance Studio tomorrow, January 1st. Enjoy your Saturday with loved ones, friends and relax!

New hoop dance class schedule at Ladies Workout Express. Classes have been increased to 1.5 hours each and the series is just 3 weeks long to allow for your busy life. Hoops will be provided as always for classes, and you are strongly recommended a hoop of your own to practice with in order to master each move. Registration will be open in my shop here on the site by tomorrow afternoon at the latest.

Space is limited! Pre-registration is required to secure your space. Drop ins will be allowed for $25 each at a cash/check only rate and your space is not guaranteed. Please take a moment to contact me regarding your interest or with questions.

Beginners Level 1 Hoop Dance Classes – 1.5 hrs each – 3 sessions $20 each when you purchase the whole series at $60 with a bonus coupon for $5 off a hoop purchase.
Hooping blends invigorating cardio action with the body-mind connectivity of Yoga. Hooping is a fun way to express yourself while burning 100 calories every 10 minutes, building strength, creating balance and coordination.   You will learn waist hooping, moving around in the hoop, hip hooping, halos, passing, floating and basic corkscrews all while incorporating your own special dance. Come get fit, feel great and HAVE
FUN with hoop dance because “it’s never too late to have a happy childhood”.
*Saturday January 8th 1pm-2:30
*Saturday January 15th 1pm-2:30
*Saturday January 22nd 1pm-2:30
Beginners Level 2 Hoop Dance Classes – 1.5 hours each – 3 sessions $20 each when you purchase the entire series at $60  with a bonus coupon for $5 off a hoop purchase.
Learn new foundational moves that will kick your workout up a notch while strengthening and toning your whole body! These new moves will target your core, buns, back and legs. You will learn chest hooping, shoulder hooping, angles and corkscrew variations. Challenge yourself to bring your self expression to the next level with hooping cardio. This class is gonna make you sweat!
*Saturday January 29th 1pm-2:30
*Saturday February 5th 1pm-2:30
*Saturday February 12th 1pm-2:30

Just a quick note for you! I will have the newsletter published very soon as well as 2 new blogs about eating healthy PLUS DIY spa goodies to pamper you, mind, body & soul.

MUCH HOOP LOVE

~Becca

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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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Hoopnotica Hoop dance Atlanta

Hoopnotica Hoopdance classes

Pera Dance Studio

www.peradance.com

1015-B Collier Rd

Atlanta, GA 30318

~~Your first class at Pera Dance Studio is FREE~~

Join us EVERY Saturday at Pera Dance for Hoopnotica Hoop Dance classes! I am a Certified Hoopnotica Hoop Dance instructor 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.

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 ♥
*Contact me here for more info or email me rebecca@hoopessence.com*
~~This is an ADULT class, please email Rebecca@hoopessence.com for more info on kids workshops, Mommy & Me classes and MORE!~
~~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 through my website.