Studies show that harnessing centrifugal motion strengthens the abdominal core, as well as protects the body from being suddenly jettisoned into deep space by the Earth’s orbit. Remain toned and firmly anchored to the planet’s surface with today’s Groupon. For $45, you get six weeks of one-hour Level One hula-hoop lessons (a $90 value) at Hooprama, a dedicated hula-hoop studio that offers retro-tinged classes in a fun, music-fueled environment. Level One classes are offered once a week for six weeks for beginning hoopers, and one makeup class is offered in case of a missed session.
Since 85% of Hooprama students come in not knowing how to hula hoop, the same percentage of Americans who don't know how to spell Albakurky, Hooprama likes to start newbies off with its Level One class. Hula hoops are provided for in-class use, so there’s no need to meticulously make your own from jungle or red licorice vines. Once you've gotten familiar with your extruded plastic dingus, Hooprama's instructors will take you through a calorie-burning workout that limbers hips, emphasizes community, and revitalizes mind, body, and spirit. Students can expect to leave class feeling years younger, not to mention capable of conducting an orchestra using only their hips.
Unlike heavy free weights or dead cats, swinging hula hoops around makes for a fun fitness activity that’s enjoyable in a group setting. Bring today's Groupon to Hooprama and try out what’s sure to be the next exercise craze among Russian circus bears and tractor-tire-juggling strongmen.
- I visited Sunny at her studio Hooprama, where I learned that yes, hooping is most definitely a workout. I was amazed to watch hoopers of all ages -- from their 20s through their 60s -- move the plastic circles up and down and around their bodies, twisting and twirling to the booming music. They told me their stories about how hooping helped them lose weight, strengthen their core, and de-stress. Plus it was clear that these women were having a great time. And I know myself -- if a workout isn't fun, I am not going to do it. I couldn't wait to get my hands on a hoop and try it for myself. – Erin Shaw Street, Southern Living
- With her effusive energy, Becks has realized her many passions. Her classes dissolve barriers, build confidence and ownership, and strengthen relationships. She spends her days and evenings helping women release their sensuality in a fun and carefree way. – Christine Bingham, Her Nashville
Four Yelpers give Hooprama a five perfect stars:
- Very cool place! Everyone is so full of life and friendly. There always seems to be at least one child present when I've gone, which seems to indicate to me that they have a nice atmosphere. – Lauren E.
- Hooprama is awesome, Sunny is awesome! It's a workout, but it's certainly not your average "fitness class" scene--I do it purely because it's fun. – Jessie H.
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