Class Descriptions

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Below you will find brief descriptions of all of our classes. If you have additional questions, please e-mail us at [email protected] Most of our classes can also be offered via private/group lessons and as offsite classes.

Important Note: We encourage our students to practice at their own pace, and we always offer advice and encouragement for class placement. Check them out below, ask us questions anytime, and Enjoy the journey!

Class Offerings

(Please view our Class Schedule for current offerings and class times)

HOOP CLASSES

Hoop Kids: A hoop class for kids ages 7+. This class is designed to encourage kids to explore creative movement and fitness while using hula hoops. Time is spent discovering hoop tricks and techniques through instruction, games, free play, and creative exercises. All Levels

Beginner Hoop: Modern day hooping is a full-body and fun movement practice that blends fitness, dance, and play using adult-sized hula hoops. It’s accessible to all ages, bodies, and skill levels. Beginner Hoop starts with the basics, whether you are a complete beginner, just starting out, or wanting a solid foundation in the practice. This class will cover waist hooping, hand hooping, and a variety of beginner movements and techniques at a slow and steady pace. Beginner Level

Intro to Hooping Series: This is an introductory series for students new to hooping, or anyone looking for a solid foundation of hooping basics. Series will cover a variety of foundational moves and techniques in a progressive manner. No experience necessary. Advanced sign-ups are required. Series runs every other month. Beginner Level

Hoop Sweat w/ Steph: Hooping is already a full-body powerhouse activity, but let’s take it up a notch! Hoop Sweat is a workout class using hoops specifically for strength/flexibility/cardio training. Set up in the style of circuit training, you will spend time every class focused on multiple muscle groups and exercises culminating in a full-body workout. This high energy class will get you moving, burning calories, and is great for cross-training if you have a hooping practice. Experienced Beginner and up level.

Hoop Fit: Learn how to hoop and get a great full body workout at the same time. Classes will  focus on cardio and resistance training including all the major muscle groups. Basic moves will be introduced for beginners, with added challenges for more experienced hoopers. This is a milder version of our Hoop Sweat class offering that is more suitable for beginner students. Beginner and up level.

Healing Hoops: A class utilizing hula hooping as a tool to reduce stress and improve your mental state. Each week focuses on a different theme with a corresponding playlist. The class curriculum includes a meditation, cardio warm up, beginner level hoop instruction, and ample unstructured time to get in your own personal meditative hoop zone. No hooping experience necessary. Beginner and up level.

This weekly drop-in class is open to anyone seeking healing through healthy movement and is ideal for adults and teens struggling with stress, depression, addiction, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, grief, loss, divorce, veterans, domestic abuse and sexual assault survivors, or anyone in need of a healthy way to heal your body, mind, and spirit through joyful, creative movement in a safe community space. All are welcome. No questions asked.

Level 2 Hooping Series: This series is the “next step” after the Intro to Hooping Series, at least 6 consecutive Beginner Hoop classes w/ clear progression, and/or a daily at-home hooping practice. Expect to solidify and build your foundational hoop vocabulary while learning flow – or how to sequence moves together. You’ll gain a greater understanding of how to move with a hoop and how to tap into your own creativity. Advanced Beginner > Intermediate Level. Pre-Reqs: waist hooping, passes, hand spins, lifts. We encourage this series before landing in the Hoop Tricks class. Contacting studio before signing up is recommended.

Hoop Tricks: A class devoted to learning new hoop tricks, like chest rolls, escalators, wedgies, and other challenging and moves. It is recommended that students spend ample time in beginner levels classes, the level 2 series, and/or a consistent at-home practice. This is our most advanced weekly hooping class. Intermediate and up level.

Hoop Skill Share: Open studio for play, practice, and skill sharing. This is open to all levels of students and intended to create community around those with a hooping practice. Use the studio space as you wish and take advantage of our high ceilings, mirrors, shareable hoops, and community environment. While this is not a class, a teacher is on site to facilitate should you have any questions. All levels.

For experienced hoop students, we offer special workshops with local and traveling teachers almost every other month covering a range of hoop topics and techniques that encourage you to GROW your practice. Please check our Events & Workshops Calendar for these listings.


YOGA CLASSES

Buti Yoga: A soulful blend of kundalini activation, power yoga, cardio-intensive tribal dance, conditioning, and deep abdominal toning. This all-in-one workout tones and sculpts the entire body while facilitating complete inner transformation. The Buti Yoga movement methodology, based on traditional forms of Eastern Yoga, both clears away stagnant energy and revitalizes the body, allowing the student to shift their perception of the world around them. Each class is accompanied with a diverse playlist of tribal beats, hip-hop, or pretty much anything with a heavy baseline. It takes you through an improvised creative movement experience lead by the instructor while placing intense emphasis on body mechanics. All Levels.

Buti Yoga Kids:

Hoop Yoga: This practice builds on Vinyasa Yoga sequences in new ways – hoops become tools for alignment, creative movement, and deeper opening during the practice. If you are a hula hooper and yearning for a deeper connection to your hoop – or new inspiration – this class is for you. You’ll also build focus, balance, and flow which is vital to your hoop practice off the mat. All Levels. Currently no class scheduled. Can be offered in private lessons & offsite.

Vinyasa Yoga: A slow and steady yoga class for focusing on the breath as we flow through a sequence of yoga poses. Yoga works to strengthen, stretch, and relax not only the body but the mind through moving with intention. All Levels. Currently no class scheduled. Can be offered in private lessons & offsite.


DANCE CLASSES

(Please contact [email protected] if you have questions about these classes)

Children’s Ballet: Contemporary Ballet with Tamara incorporates the foundation of ballet with a fusion of modern dance styles allowing a greater range of movement in the upper body and legs. Class is taught to R & B, Jazz, and Neo-Soul. This is a beginner to intermediate class. No experience is necessary, so come spend one hour letting loose with Tam. Ages 7-13.

Adult Ballet: Contemporary Ballet with Tamara incorporates the foundation of ballet with a fusion of modern dance styles allowing a greater range of movement in the upper body and legs. Class is taught to R & B, Jazz, and Neo-Soul. This is a beginner to intermediate class. No experience is necessary, so come spend one hour letting loose with Tam. Ages 14+

Adult Jazz/Hip-Hop/Contemporary Dance: Students will learn basic dance fundamentals through choreographed movement involving body isolations, physical fitness and rhythmic timing using Urban, Pop, and Contemporary music. Ages teen and up. Beginner to Advanced Level.

Want to see new offerings, or current offerings at additional times? Contact us at [email protected] We welcome your feedback!