Everybody should feel the goodness, the fun and the incredible health benefits that come from hooping with a proper adult-size hoop!
What is Hooping? It's fun, it's play, it's physical, it's dance, it's body movement ...and it's so good for you! Playing with a hoop is much more than just a good time, you are actually getting a super-effective workout for the body & the mind: The rhythmic balanced movements required to make the hoop go around strengthen and tone all muscles involved from the core out, and from neck to the toes; the circular flowing movements hugely improve hand-eye coordination, reaction time and fluid thinking, and the multi-tasking aspect of hooping does wonders for mental discipline ...all this goodness while having fun!
We established Hoopla!Berlin and the Hoopla!Method™ of teaching hooping in 2005 to help people get the most out of using a hoop. Since then we have taught thousands of people how to move, groove and work it out with a Hoopla!Hoop ...come and try a class, see for yourself what the Hoopla!s all about .oO°
The hoops we use - and produce - are designed specifically to be easy to learn with and easy to use, they are quite different than small light circus / juggling hoops or the large heavy `exercise-hoops´ that you can typically find online. Modelled after the original Californian dance-hoops which started the 'new trend of hooping for adults' in the early 90s, we updated the design by using special tubing and a joint which enables Hoopla!Hoops to fold down for easy go-anywhere-transportability. Come try one on to feel how good it is to have it around...
Come try a class...
• Thursday June08
60min lesson 15,00€
* Special offer: Probe+Hoop 50,00€ (3-colour 'grip' travel-hoop) *
Registration: email@example.com - subject 'Probe'
Learn the basics...
• Sunday June11
75min workshop 20,00€
* Special offer: Workshop+Hoop 55,00€ (3-colour 'grip' travel-hoop) *
Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org - subject 'Workshop'
• Beginners L1 (Th. Su.)
• Essentials L2/L3 (Tu. Th. Su.)
• Intermediate L4/L5 (Tu.)
• Advanced L6/++ (Mo. Tu. Su.)
8-lesson Course 120,00€
* Special offer: Course+Hoop 150,00€ (3-colour 'grip' travel-hoop) *
Registration: email@example.com - subject 'Courses'
* Class Hoopla!Hoops are provided to use for all lessons *
For more info and up-to-date class availability just contact TeamHoopla!
Tel: +49 (0) 30 4404 5749
Any questions at all about
* What hoops & hooping can do for you
* Buying a proper adult-size-hoop
* The new Hoop-at-work initiative
* Hoopla!InterActive services
...we're happy to help!
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LearnToHoop! • BerlinHoopSchool
'Hooping with a proper adult-size-hoop is so much fun - plus it's pretty good for your body too!!'
If you like music and to move your body to it, you will have a great time learning to hoop, regardless of your lifestyle, age, job, physique, shoe size...
...and whether you're an absolute beginner or already love hooping, whatever your hoopability we'll find a course to fit your skill level.
Our Courses are split into 6 sections - L1 is ideal for absolute Beginners or if you're currious about hooping, L2 & L3 if you're totally comfortable in a hoop, L4 & L5 if you're looking to challenge yourself and L6 is if you have Advanced skills:
L1 Beginners Hoop Dance&Fit
L2 Hooping Essentials I
L3 Hooping Essentials II
L4 Intermediate HoopDance
L5 Intermediate HoopDance II
L6 Advanced HoopDance & Flow
The courses are taught in a progressive learning format and advance from level to level. Each course consists of 8 lessons and costs 120,00eu per course. In each lesson you will learn a number of new moves and techniques which we combine with moves from previous lessons. The moves are taught step-by-step with two instructors on hand in every class - to ensure ample individual attention for everyone. * We do not focus on coreographies - in fact we call it freestyle hooping with the goal of helping everyone develop their individual practice - we firmly believe that proper technique is more important than rigid repetition.
For a consultation to determine which Level would suit you best, for registration information and for current class availability - contact Team Hoopla at firstname.lastname@example.org ...and if you have any other questions at all about learning to hoop, we're more than happy to help!
• Course cost: 8 lesson courses 120eu.
• Probestunde: Single taster class (15eu).
• Intro Workshops: 60min (20eu).
• Private Intensive Lessons available by request.
• Group lessons & Workshops available for private events // as an activity area at a public event.
With over 2500 hrs of class time teaching hooping, we've helped countless thousands of people how to find their groove and feel great about themselves ...and if you're reading this we'd be happy to help you too ;)
Currently we have 10 classes running a week at two of our locations in Berlin. Levels 1-6 take place in a large bright 250sqm studio in Prenzlauerberg and our intensive Advanced classes are in a quaint private studio in Mitte.
What are you waiting for?
Come and join the hip movement...
Just hoop it!
Sport • Dance • Freestyle • Hoops
A hoop is more than just a tool or a toy it is a life- style accessory and we believe that it should be as individual as the person buying it ...so with us you get to choose your own colours, design & style!
Ordering one is easy as 1 • 2 • 3 . . .
1 • Choose your design & size / see sizing tips below
2 • Decide on your colours & if you want extra grip
3 • Fill out the order form -or- you can also mail your request to: email@example.com
Our team will confirm your order and your hoop will be ready in 2-3 days time. You can pick it up in person at our Berlin office or we can have it delivered to you ...anywhere in the world.
Click the link to start >> order a hoop
All our hoops are 'travel-hoops' made using a solid joint and a one-piece-design for durability. We use special 25mm tubing that is rigid when opened up for stability but flexible enough to allow the hoops to coil down for easy transport. Every Hoopla!Hoop is made individually with meticulous care at our workshop in Berlin and we use the best ecofriendly materials sourced from around the world.
Prices start from 35eu.
What's my size??
That's easy... Regardless of body size EVERYONE should start with a 'standard' hoop - the size and weight of this hoop is the reason it's fun and easy to learn with. * This applies to all moves not just the basics... If you've tried a move and failed before, your hoop was probably too small, too light, too big or too heavy!
Hoop size is simple physics - the bigger the hoop the slower it and you need to move / the smaller and lighter a hoop the faster and more precisely you have to move to catch it's rhythm. * It's no problem to hoop fast with a big hoop but there's no going slow with a small hoop!
Once you're comfortable doing all the moves and feel you only like hooping fast, then and only then go on to a small size hoop...
Our Hoopla!Hoops do come in 3 sizes to satisfy all hoopabilities and speed requirements:
• The Standard - For all abilities - 110cm 700g
• The Dynamic - Intermediate skills - 102cm 650g
• The Trixter - Fast moves & off-body - 95cm 600g
* Ideally you should have all three sizes - different speeds for different moods & styles of music .oO°
OTHER HOOPS: PolyPro type small super-light hoops were designed by jugglers for hand-work and are not so satisfying on-body • Heavy OR Exercise-Hoops are made for waist hooping exercises only and are no fun at all for dancing ...or anything else really :)
If you have any questions about hoops or sizing, we're happy to help... firstname.lastname@example.org
* Music is an integral part of hooping! *
For a fine selection of specifically hoopable music check out the Hoopla!Music archive of taylor-made HoopTunes mixes ...for your hipshaking pleasure!
Mixed by Djme
Big or small, private, public or corporate, hoops bring movement, action and entertainment to any event!
But not like the girl on stage spinning dozens of hoops by herself - that is rather cliché - we specialize in getting your audience involved in the action...
Imagine actually having your guests moving and grooving, laughing and having a great time. Not only will they have loads of fun and learn how to do something that's positively good for them, more importantly they will definitely remember it!
• The German Pavilion at EXPO2010 in Shanghai
• DMY International Design Festival (trade-show)
• Bread & Butter Fashion Fair (trade-show)
• TheKey.TO Sustainable Fashion (trade-show)
• The Hayward Gallery London (opening)
• Lange Nacht der Museén (opening)
• SMART Mercedes Benz Roadshow (event series)
• Namaste Ibiza (event)
• Karneval der Kulturen der Welt (parade)
• Electroswing Revolution (event)
• Fusion Festival (event)
• Zwei Raum Wohnung (video)
...are just some of our past clients.
Our interActive HoopZone Package comes complete with instructors and a set of custom made adult size hoops along with a groovy 'hoopable' soundtrack to help induce the hip movements - live mixing to add extra distinction is available on request (and comes highly recommended). Our Hoopla!HoopZone can easily be set up in nearly any space by our professional team. The portability of the set-up allows us to offer it for any occasion in the world.
With over 15 years experience in event production, promotion and management our team is more than capable of helping you out with every detail...
InterActive HoopZones are ideal for...
Also available for...
Film & Commercial work
To make any occasion memorable ...all you need to do is add a bit of Hoopla!
For tailor-made pricing on a HoopZone package contact Team Hoopla! at email@example.com
+49 (0) 30 4404 5749
+49 (0) 174 477 8379
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