• JANUARY 2023



    6 week course starts January 2023 in Frome

    This 6 week course will get you moving and feeling confident in the hoop (and out of it!).
    It's for you if...
    • You feel stuck-in-a-rut & would like to get moving in body and life
    • Want to embrace playfulness and joy
    • You would like to feel more confident in your body.

    "This class is liberating and playful; a full body workout alongside laughter and feelings of true joy." - Katie


    great for your body, brain and soul.

    Simple guided exercises and that are suitable for all levels.
    If you're looking for tricks keep your eyes peeled for tech and flow workshops.

    THURSDAYS • 7.30pm
    at RISE - Whittox Lane, Frome BA11 3BY

    (term time)
    Standard Price: £75.00
    No experience necessary, hoops are provided.
    Taught by Emilie, a pro hula hoop teacher and performer with over 10 years of experience. Emilie's also a fully qualified yoga teacher who'll guide you through the moves at your own pace, incorporating options for more sweaty werkouts, mindful movement, body awareness, great tunes, strengthening, stretching, collaboration and celebration.

    * £37.50 a month *
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  • course starts Thursday 5th January 2023

    and runs weekly for 6 sessions


    what's different about this course?


    calorie counting

    ❌ boring

    ❌ shouty drills

    focussed on making your body a certain shape


    focus on empowerment

    feel-good movement

    simple, clear instructions

    individual learning pace

    creativity and play

    fun and celebratory.




    Move in a way that feels like play.


    Celebrate learning new stuff.


    Unless you want to jump about, it's low impact.


    Feel into yourself and enjoy the repetitive movement patterns.


    Hooping *feels good*


    Move more than just your core.


    Take things at your own pace and find your own style.


    Get your heart rate up as well as your spirits.

  • "The classes are fun, liberating, silly, exciting, tricky, and something completely different. "


    Franca, Bristol

    "I was very surprised how effective and fun
    a hula hoop exercise workout can be.

    I thoroughly enjoyed the class, and the members did too.”

    - Sam Bernard, Studio Manager
    Fitness and Wellbeing Centre
    HSBC, Canary Wharf, London

    "After a long and boring day at work hooping really gave me something to smile about!


    It also helped my coordination, something that I didn't think I had any of, but I surprised myself."

    - Franca, Bristol


    - Vicky Gritt, Bristol

    "It’s Friday lunchtime and I’m thoroughly enjoying gyrating inside a hoola hoop at an exercise class, currently operating within Hauser & Wirth’s Piccadilly space."

  • FAQs

  • Learn with Emilie

    Everyone can hoop!

    Emilie Joy Rowell

    Professional hoop dancer.

    Emilie has been teaching hoop dance for over 10 years. She first picked it up in 2009 after seeing Grace Jones rock the hoop on stage; she realised life was missing something circular and started learning. Since then she’s been hooked on hoop and has performed in large choreographed acts as well as solo and smaller group shows across the UK, and was in the final 10 of Hooping Idol 2014.


    She’s taught over 1,000 people to hoop at classes, festivals and workshops including pensioners, policemen, toddlers and bankers. Interested in hooping as a release and a challenge; a tool for creativity and health.


    She's also a fully qualified yoga teacher, so you know you're in safe hands.


    Book your place on the 2023 course.

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    Classes and Workshops

    1. Block Bookings (i.e. a course of classes) may be cancelled in certain medical circumstances by arrangement. If there is a waiting list for your course and a cancellation is made more than 2 weeks in advance of the course start date, I will try and fill your place if. No refunds will be made for cancellations within 2 weeks of the course start date or after a course has begun.

    2. Private Classes will be refunded or rescheduled if 7 full days notice is given, a 30% refund or alternative booking will be offered if more than 48 hours notice is given.

    3. Concessionary Discounts are available - please discuss with Emilie to get a discount code.

    4. A booking is confirmed once I and the client have both agreed a date, time, duration and location fo the session.

    5. I reserve the right to refuse admission.     

    6. I reserve the right to alter the programme delivery or teaching staff if circumstances are beyond my control (e.g. illness, venue problems, emergencies etc.)

    7. If a class or workshop has to end or is interrupted for reasons beyond my control sessions will not be refunded.

    8. Latecomers may be admitted at the discretion of management and teacher/workshop leader.

    9. Timetable may be subject to change during the school holidays.

    10. Refunds will be issues or an alternative offered is sessions are cancelled by us.

    11. Refunds may take up to 30 days to process.


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