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Headline News hooping interview

Fantastic footage from my interview with Headline News along side hoop star Rachael Lust.  I had a wonderful time teaching my class and working with Jennifer Whalen and the CNN crew. Watch here 🙂

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Win FREE Hottie Hoop Camp ticket!

Are you in it to win it? Win yourself a FREE ticket to Hottie Hoop Camp, baby. What’s Hottie Hoop Camp? Only THE coolest, rad party thrown by my good friends in Texas, the TwoSisters Rowan & Blythe. Punk Rock Hoops style for sure and so much fun. This is THE hoop camp for introverts. Do you feel like you don’t fit in anywhere at all? Every hooper, every body… This is the camp for you. No glamour prance pressure every night to be the biggest sparkle pony, show up in your pi’s or your best costume, you will get all love. We help EACH OTHER *Feel* as if we are the hottest thing in the room, (cuz ya are) ya dig? No competition, all hoop love. So right on….

Back to the FREE ticket part! Win yourself some ol’ Hottie Hoop Camp loving, right here. Did I mention this is held in a swanky house (on STILTS no less) on the BEACH? Yup. Saddle up, hottie. I wanna see you there. Get out there and make a curvy video with the Curvy Hooper Video Challenge. WOO!

P.S. I am teaching TWO pretty rad workshops that weekend that you don’t want to miss. Hoop Dance Performance Skills AND Adding DANCE to your “hoop dance”. (I know, right?!, I am excited)

xoxox,

Becca

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Beginners Hula Hooping Workshop

Beginners Hula Hoop Dance PLAYshop
Saturday August 18, 2012

Ladies Workout Express
1:30-4:30pm

In one fun filled afternoon we will cover the fundamentals of hula hooping on our core and hands including choosing the correct hoop for your unique body/goals. We will explore hooping on different places of the core body including waist, hips, chest, shoulders and neck. We will also begin to explore hooping on the hands in vertical and horizontal planes then twirl into corkscrews.

$35 to pre-register for this fun filled 3 hour workshop.

REGISTER HERE 

Discounted rate of $60 for those who sign up as a pair (sorry we can’t split CC payments)
DROP INS WELCOME!

Come in as a bare bones beginner, to learn in your opposite current, whether you just want to perfect your own beautiful self-taught skills or as a great refresher course, all skill levels welcome. Leave with a whole lotta hoop love under your belt (and soon to be dropping from your waist line, if ya know what I mean). We will smile & laugh and yes, there will be sweating! Come find that inner child and bring them out to play! Bring a friend, co-worker or family member with you to play along to take advantage of our bring a friend special!

New to hooping? No worries! Hoops (and plenty of giggles) are provided!
What to wear: Comfortable, breathable clothes that fit are recommended. Natural fibers are best for grip! Don’t forget your water bottle!

You will have fun and be at the minimin waist hooping by the end of the full class or your MONEY BACK y’all! Guaranteed! Restrictions apply.

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Hoop Dance class series 201: Decatur!

Hooping 101 was such a great hit in Decatur that I have decided continue hoop dance classes (hooray) and bring you the next 6 week series!

This class series is for those who would like learn to hoop on their chest, shoulders, legs, barrel rolls, angles etc. 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 SIX Wednesday classes May 16-June13 UPSTAIRS at CoreDance Decatur.
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)
**LINK TO COME SOON**
*$20 drop in.
*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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Hoop Dance: Kinetic Hive!

Tuesday’s are HOOPY at Kinetic Hive in Inman Park, Atlanta! Come play with us!

This is a flexible, drop-in friendly (not a series) hula hoop dance class. The sessions often mix hoop experience and skill levels. This is a perfect hooping class for beginners and advanced hoopers alike. We will cover hoop dance moves, form for better hula hoop dance and transitions not covered in my other hoop dance series classes at this time focusing on more intermediate/advance techniques.
SPACE IS LIMITED! Kinetic Hive is on the smaller side for hula hooping, 6 participant max.

Use your Kinetic Hive class card or register with a HoopEssence class card. $15 drop in can be paid online (PAY PAL) or in person using cash, check or credit cards.
http://hoopessence.com/products-page/

Call Rebecca directly with questions 404-431-8876 See you soon at Kinetic Hive!

Check out Kinetic Hive online.

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Decatur Hooping classes WEDS!

Hooping 101: Wednesdays 6 wk series
April 4-May 9 6pm – 7pm
CORE Dance Decatur Square
519 North McDonough
Decatur, GA

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 hoop~ Learn all the foundational moves in class so you can practice and perfect them, incorporating your own style of movement to create your 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 hoop!

Space is limited! Pre-register to secure your space & save $18 on the series. $15 each class for drop ins. This class will sell out so book early to save your space: http://hoopessence.com/products-page/classcards/decatur-hooping-101/

Hoops are provided. It will be essential to have a hoop of your own to practice each move in order to master them. You will feel more empowered in class and in your hoop journey after having practiced at home. HoopEssence offers hoop discounts in class on select hoops for her students.

www.hoopessence.com
Call Rebecca directly with questions: 404-431-8876

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Simply Buckhead Magazine Feature

Special thanks to Jennifer Bradley for using me in the exercise feature “Child’s Play” for the new issue of Simply Buckhead Magazine!!! Check it out! I am so happy to receive all this press lately for hooping & hoop dance in Atlanta. Hoping it will give a boost to the hoop dance class economy for all in Atlanta!!!

http://www.jenniferbradleyfranklin.com/Childs%20PlaySB.pdf

http://www.simplybuckhead.com/

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ATL Hoopnotica Hoop classes 5/6-5/7

Hey kids! I will be teaching 3 classes this weekend for your hooping pleasure before heading out of town for Mother’s Day then off to Hoop Convergence. NO CLASSES BY Rebecca DeShon on Saturday May 14th as I will be out of town receiving the best hoop training to further my skills as a teacher and performer. I will come back with even more amazing information to share with each of YOU!

Check out this great amazing event! www.hoopconvergence.com

Tonight! May 6th, 6pm at Ladies Workout Express Atlanta : FREE for members, $15 investment for non-members

This is your chance to give it a whirl if you have been wondering what its all about. Learn some new moves, connect with other women in your community through movement. See why hooping is making such a big come back. No experience or dance background required. Rebecca DeShon’s hoop dance classes have been featured on CBS Better Mornings, Ch. 11 Alive, Atlanta INtown Paper & the North Side Neighbor Newspaper.

This class will introduce you to the benefits of hooping, the various types of hoops & their uses/benefits, basic hooping skills along with advice & drills on how to maximize your workout with proper form.

You do not have to be a member to attend this fun filled class. Members are free.
Non-members will be offered the low price of just $15 for this class. What a deal!

Wear comfortable clothes that fit & allow for freedom of movement. Natural fibers are best for grip. Footwear is optional as the studio is carpeted if you prefer to remove your shoes for class. Bring water for maximum hydration as hooping IS a cardio workout.

Please contact Rebecca DeShon directly for more information. 404-431-8876

***Saturday Morning at 11am at Pera Dance Studio May 7th

This is an ongoing class. 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.

www.hoopessence.com
www.peradance.com

Saturday May 7th, 1pm at Ladies Workout Express, 1-2:30pm $20 investment

This is the last class in the Level 1 & 2 series, we will brush up on anything you need help with from the previous classes. I will also teach those who are ready angles on chest & shoulders plus barrel rolls. Leg hooping too! Lots of fun stuff tomorrow BE READY TO SWEAT!

Call with questions: 404-431-8876

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It’s never too late to have a happy childhood…

Give hoop dance a whirl ♥

Tomorrow morning in my Hoopnotica Hoop Dance class we will be focusing on getting in touch with our inner child and giving ourselves permission to come out and play. Come giggle, wiggle and shake off the week’s stresses, get your heart rate pumping and put a beaming smile on your face. We will twirl with the innocence of a child and learn playful moves that will tone your core and leave you coming back for more.

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

Be my guest 🙂 Come try hoop dance and see if it’s right for YOU