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Hoopie Awards: Hoop the VOTE!

Hey guys! Thanks for reading. I wanted to be sure you knew about the 2012 Hoopie Awards from
Check out the amazing hula hoop dancer talent in our global community and cast your votes. From fire and glow hoop dance performances to TED Talks on hooping and hoop trick tutorials. This honors our global hooping community, shedding light on some fresh new hooper faces that have recently made hoop waves in our community online or in the press.

VOTING ENDS AT 11:59 PST TODAY, Saturday January 26th.


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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

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.

Give us your feedback

We love hearing from our clients!

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)

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 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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Tues Hoop Classes: Inman Park

Tuesday Hula Hooping at Kinetic Hive!! 

Kinetic Hive


691 john Wesley Dobbs ave #R, Atlanta, GA 30312

Rebecca DeShon will be teaching an intermediate/advance hoop class. We will learn tricks and transitions to build your hula 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 hula hoop or borrow one of my hoops! Bring water & dress comfortably in clothes that allow freedom of movement. 1.5 hour class $15 each or use your Kinetic Hive or HoopEssence class card. 

***Kinetic Hive is located in the BACK of Cotton Dock lofts on John Wesley Dobbs and Sampson Street. Follow the path to the green stairs and paper lanterns above. Unit R. Call me if you need help 404-431-8876



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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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LunaTrix Performance Arts added!

Luna Trix Hoops Performance & Fire Arts of Columbia, SC has just been added to the performance line up for The Hooping Life Film Screening Party in Atlanta!

Hoops, acro and stilts! This amazing arts group will keep you hungry for more.


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Gift certificates now available!

Hey ya’all! Just in time for the holidays, HoopEssence gift certificates. Buy and print online, it’s that easy! Choose from $15, 25 or $50. Good for any goods and services. Not valid for sales tax or shipping.

Great for holidays, birthdays, anniversaries or just because you love someone. Gift the gift that has the potential to transform body and mind with hooping.

Order now and let your special someone fully customize their own gift to get exactly what they want this year! Take the guess work out of gifting with a gift certificate sure to please any age or gender.

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Hand crafted hula hoops made in Atlanta, GA!

Shop local, buy hand made functional art this holiday season for your loved ones. A hand crafted hoop will make a fabulous gift for anyone on your list this season. Give the gift of happiness created by loving hands right here in Atlanta.

I hand make all of my hula hoops with high quality supplies and they are built to last. These hoops are your next generation hoops built with love and attention, heavier and can be so much more fancy than the hoops your childhood bargain store variety. I make adult sized hoops for the adult body! Trying to hoop with a child’s hoop is much liketrying to put on a pair of kids pants, you just can’t do it. My adult hoops weigh up to 2lbs and are around 42″ in diameter for the basic beginner hoop. I can customize your size, weight / diameter of the tubing then fully customize your decorations tape by tape and your pattern. Select from many of the hoops I have in stock OR custom pick your colors to match your life, attitude, theme, outfit, favorite colors or sporting teams. The possibilities are endless.

Call today to see what I have in stock OR to place your custom created order. Pick up can be same day when selecting what is already in stock and delivery in the metro area will be discussed. Custom orders take 1-2 days to create depending on what supplies are available. If supplies are not in stock and have to be ordered for a super special order OR you are placing a LED hoop order it can take up to 1-2 weeks for your order to be ready.

Adult day hoop pricing begins at $25, kids size begin at $15. Tape decoration and size vary in price and will be discussed upon ordering.

Happy hooping!

Rebecca DeShon

Order here or by calling or visit our contact page for options to speak with me directly.