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Thurs hoop classes-Roswell

Hooping in Roswell has moved to Thursday evenings! I will be teaching another Hooping 101 Series. We will have a varied skill level of beginners in this class series. Whether you have been hooping since you were a kid or could never keep it up, this class is for you! Connect with other members of your community, burn up to 100 calories every 10 minutes, get in touch with your inner child and just have FUN!! Hoops are provided.

New series taught by Atlanta’s most experienced hoop instructor, Rebecca DeShon! Join us in Roswell for Hooping 101: Hoop Dance for Beginners Level 1 & 2

Join HoopEssence founder & Certified Hoopntica Instructor, Rebecca DeShon to learn the basics of hooping and the foundations for hoop dance and hooping fitness.

No experience or dance background required!

Class series is 5 weeks, 1 hour classes at 6pm on Thursdays July 28st -Aug 25th. Purchase the series just $12 per class when paid in advance, hoops are provided.

SPACE IS LIMITED! Please register online to secure your space. Drop ins are allowed at a rate of $15 per class and your space is not guaranteed. Pre-register for the series here:

Child Development Atlanta
89 Grove Way
Roswell, GA 30075

Enter the building on the main level, immediately to your right you will see an door to West Hall (Stairs) enter the door and follow the stairs down to the main hall.

Need a hoop of your own? All HoopEssence hoops are hand crafted works of functional art! Email OR visit our website shop Hoops will also be available for purchase in class.


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Private hula hooping lessons in Atlanta

Hey there hoop lovers! Just a friendly reminder that you may always schedule a private or semi-private lesson with me for you and your friends. I will come to your home or previously approved location and bring the hooping right to YOU! Hoops as always are provided and I will custom tailor each lesson to your specific needs/goals. I have several students whom I see each week for lessons and they are progressing wonderfully! A private lesson is great if you can’t otherwise make it to a group class or would like to get 100% of my teaching attention to help you get that perfect hoop spin.

I will travel to your location and work out a day/time that suits your busy lifestyle. Contact me today to book your special class. Want a group lesson in your area or gym? We can arrange that as well! Special discounts given to those who host sessions with HoopEssence.

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Listening to my body

Hello you,

How have ya been? It seems like so much has happened so fast yet nothing at all in the past 5 days since my accident. Time seems to be flying by and standing still. Last Friday’s car accident has left me in a whirlwind of emotions. Am I going to be teaching again, will I feel pain for the rest of my life, how much will this cost me, how long will I be out of work, will my loved ones get tired of taking care of me? And so much more.

I am not accustomed to taking the pills that have been prescribed for me, so they alone have been something to conquer. With 5 days past now, 3 doctors visits and more to go. I have decided to YES TEACH HOOP CLASS THIS WEEKEND! Yes both Pera Dance & Ladies Workout Express. Does this mean that I am feeling 100%, nope not even 80% but I will give it 60%. Muscle spasms are severe and I am coping with them best as I can. I know however, that my body will not get better if I don’t give it a little bit of movement. I trust that by Saturday I will be able to teach the two classes. I may still be stiff and in pain but I do know that I must get back to moving my body. It has been 5 days of not much movement at all. Sitting at the computer even typing this now is nearly unbearable. But standing is much better. My body is so used to moving around all the time, for hours at a time that I feel my stiffness may be increased by laying around. Now that the doc has confirmed that I should be doing light movement UP TO the pain, not THROUGH the pain I feel it is best to get some class time in. My students radiation of love and light will help me to heal. I love each and every student, it is heart breaking to miss a class.

I am thankful that I can stand and walk somewhat normally, five days ago I was limping at best. I still can’t pick up my cat or lift anything heavy. It will take some time for that to heal up completely. I am seeking help from a Physical Therapist, Reflexologist, Reiki Master and LMT. It may not be a short road to recovery, but I will heal.

Thank you for all the kind thoughts, words, prayers, emails, phone calls, text messages, tweets and taking care of me. Thank you so much for understanding last weeks last minute class cancellation as I had no way of covering the classes by the time I was discharged from the ER. I will be handing out discount cards and coupons for hoops this weekend, be sure you get yours! Only available in class.

Call with questions, please.

Thanks again. Rebecca