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Hip The Hoopla Fall/Winter Workshops

Hip The Hoopla is Back On for the rest of 2017! There are only 12 spaces available each workshop (Tues. at 6:30pm), so please contact us immediately to book your spot!
*If you register for the series, you get: Class Notes, a Video Summary, plus extra comraderie and goodies in our private “Inner Circle” Facebook group.

Here’s the full schedule:

“Rocktober Hooping” Workshop Series:
3 Tuesdays: October 10, 17, & 24, 2017, 6:30pm at Namaste Studio, 701 Garrison, Lakewood, Colorado, 80215.
On and off body hooping. Wonderful for beginners, plus those brushing up and expanding your hoop dance toolbox. We’ll cover many foundational moves along with many cool variations, all while incorporating more dance with your hoop tricks. All levels welcome and we’ll have bonus challenges for everyone, no matter where you are in your hoop journey.
Tuesday, October 10: “Creative Core Hooping”
Tuesday, October 17: “A Call To Awesome Arms”
Tuesday October 24: “Leggolicious Hooping”

“Thanks To Hooping” Workshop Series:
4 Tuesdays: November 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2017, 6:30pm at Namaste Studio, 701 Garrison, Lakewood, Colorado, 80215.
More expansion with on and off body hooping. Great for intermediate hoopers. We’ll be continuing to expand your hoop dance capabilities, dance style and choreography. ALL levels are welcome and we’ll have fun and doable hoop moves for everyone, no matter where you are in your hooping education. You’ll be encouraged to consider performing for our little December 16 Holiday Hoopla. Yes, YOU can do this, and you won’t be alone ♥

 

“Performers Prep” Workshop Series:
2 Evenings: Wednesday December 6* and Tuesday December 12, 2017, 6:30pm at Namaste Studio, 701 Garrison, Lakewood, Colorado, 80215.
You got it, we’re getting ready to perform, and learning pro tips and extra polishing tricks. So whether you’ve never performed before, or are a seasoned artist, we’ll be prepping to give it a go! You’ll get personal attention to showcase what you do best, learning some of the important details for a great personal growth experience, and putting that all into action by doing it with others in a safe, warm, small, and encouraging environment.
*December 5 is rescheduled to December 6 due to a travel change.

Holiday Hoopla

Potluck party and intimate show gathering): Saturday, December 16, 2017 6-9pm, at Namaste Studio, 701 Garrison, Lakewood, Colorado, 80215.

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You are also welcome to book private sessions, coaching, group events, workshops, performances, etc. Please call Che’ at 303-919-9280 for more info. Please NO sales calls, spamming, or adding my # to lists.

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Hip The Hoopla Personalized Fitness Program Personal Investment:
♥”Rocktober Hooping” Workshop Series:
Roctober Hooping 3 Workshops Earlybird Special (RSVP by 10/9/17): $60 for Series (save up to $30)
Individual drop in workshops (if spaces are available) $25 in advance, $30 at the door

♥”Thanks To Hooping” Workshop Series:
Thanks To Hooping 4 Workshops Earlybird Special (RSVP and paid by 11/6/17): $80 for Series (save up to $40)
Individual drop in workshops (if spaces are available) $25 in advance, $30 at the door

♥”Performers Prep” Workshop Series:
Performers Prep 2 Workshops Earlybird Special (RSVP and paid by 12/1/17): $40 for Series (save up to $20)
Individual drop in workshops (if spaces are available) $25 in advance, $30 at the door

If you have any credit remaining from a previous unused purchase, please let us know so we can help you apply it to the new schedule.

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Hip The Hoopla Workshop series are fun-filled, jam-packed dance classes with Laughter Yoga, belly dance, on-body core hooping and off-body hoop dance movements. Classes have a variety of themes and focus.
You’ll laugh, learn, stretch, grow and get your grove on, all with positive personal encouragement and step-by-step bite-sized technique teaching.

ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME! Everyone will have instruction to help develop and challenge themselves with technique and lots of humor.

Classes have limited spaces available, so please do go online at www.HipTheHoopla.com or personally connect with Che’ Rippinger to get your pre-registration discount and guarantee your class spot!

BRING: Please bring a yoga mat and a bottle of water to stay hydrated. Plus your positive energy and dance spirit (we’ll help you find that if you don’t have it yet!).

TO WEAR: Comfortable clothing is recommended (the hoops love skin, and non-slick materials to stick to better to stay up and in orbit). Bare feet, socks or non-street dance shoes are appropriate for the dance floor surface.

HOOPS: You are welcome to buy a hoop at class, use one of the class hoops or bring your own! Custom orders are available and come with a complimentary hoop consultation. Hip The Hoopla custom hand crafted pro hoops are also available at Things That Glow,

Questions/Info: Please call or text Che’ Rippinger at 303-919-9280 or message me on Facebook (personal or www.Facebook.com/HipTheHooplapage)
(e-mails may have a bit more delay: Che@HipTheHoopla.com)

Please register online now at www.HipTheHoopla.com
or on the Vagaro mobile app ~Thank You ~

♥ ***Hip The Hoopla also offers other classes (please check our calendar), online classes, private coaching and events, too!***

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Dance Workshop Weekend

FYI Hoop Dance Workshop:
*Just Add Dance Props*
Mini Hoop Magic with Big ImpactHip The Hoopla part of the Dance Workshop Weekend at Red Elephant Workshop in Denver

When: Sat. Jan. 18, 2014, 9-11 am.
Part of the big “Support Your Local Dancers” Weekend 
Please Purchase Your Tickets here…
https://workshopsamplerweekend.eventbrite.com/

Workshop Sampler Weekend – New Ideas for Your Toolbox
6 Workshops-2 Days: January 18th & 19th, 2014

Red Elephant Workshop, 244 Sante Fe Drive, Denver
Mini Hoop Workshop Description: How can “spinning” things in small spaces expand your range of motion, dance combo variety, and body/mind neural connections? Mini hoops can cross enhance your dance practice greatly and have applications and similarities with fans, poi, cane, candles and other props. We’ll be focusing on “off-body” work and layering with dance. Planes, levels, directions, angles, shapes, patterns, terminology,  and other brain-popping cool nuggets will be covered. All abilities are welcome-humor and a positive attitude are highly encouraged!

Hip The Hoopla’s special “Convertible/Collapsible” hoops will be available for on-site sale (Twin mini hoops that can also connect to create a full size hoop–all easily collapsible for variety, travel and value.) You can pre-order your own custom hoop with your choice of colors, tapes & tubing at least 2 weeks in advance of class. Practice hoops will be available to use, or bring your own. Also bring water, note-taking apparatus & your smile!

About the Instructor: Che’ Rippinger runs Hip The Hoopla, teaching humorous hoop dance & fitness with Laughter Yoga, dance-adapted yoga and belly dance to increase health and happiness. Group classes, private sessions, performing and custom hoops are all available by connecting via www.HipTheHoopla.com,    www.facebook.com/HipTheHoopla,  303-980-6295 and Che@HipTheHoopla.com. Che’ has motivated and taught a variety of people from all walks of life for over 20 years in dance, martial arts and cartooning. She specializes in motivating adults to cut loose, play, de-stress, learn and grow, in a safe energetic space, all while trying something contagiously fun and addicting.

This is part of a weekend lineup of outstanding of dance workshops and a hafla performance at Red Elephant Workshop.


More info on the WHOLE event…
https://www.facebook.com/events/181223728749355/
Purchase Tickets here…
https://workshopsamplerweekend.eventbrite.com/

****Mark your calendars and come on out!***
Hip The Hoopla participating in the Workshop Sampler Dance Class weekend

Workshop Sampler Weekend – New Ideas for Your Toolbox

6 Workshops- 2 Days: January 18th & 19th, 2014

Jan 18th and 19th, 2014
Red Elephant Workshop at 244 Santa Fe in Denver

**Also note that we have a show Saturday night at the Dnote**
https://www.facebook.com/events/659193344131716/

Saturday – January 18th:
9:00am-11:00am – Che with Mini Hoop Magic with Big Impact
11:30am – 1:30pm – Molly McClellan with Fusion Feet and Finger Cymbals!
1:45pm – 3:45pm – Mahisha with Rhythm Raks – The Beat is in the Heart (Drum Solo)

Sunday – January 19th:
10:00am – 12:00pm = Barb Van Hoy with Ragtime Tribal Fusion Combos
12:30pm – 2:30pm – Phoenix with Bring on the Layers!
2:45pm – 4:45pm – Julia Diverdi with Showgirl Academy

Workshop Descriptions:
SATURDAY
9:00am – 11:00am = Che with Mini Hoop Magic with Big Impact
How can “spinning” things in small spaces expand your range of motion, dance combo variety, and body/mind neural connections? Mini hoops can greatly enhance your dance flow practice with similarities to fans, poi, cane, candles and other dance props. We’ll focus on “off-body” hooping and layer with dance. Planes, levels, directions, angles, shapes, patterns, terminology, will be covered. All abilities welcome-bring hoops, humor and positive attitude!
Practice hoops available at workshop or order in advance through Ché.
This workshop is limited to 15 people due to space and hoops.
Che:
Ché Rippinger runs Hip The Hoopla, humorous hoop dance & fitness with Laughter Yoga, dance-adapted yoga and belly dance providing group classes, private sessions, performing and custom hoops. Che’ has motivated and taught people from all walks of life for 20+ years in dance, hooping, martial arts and cartooning. She encourages adults to increase their health and happiness through hooping and dance to de-stress, learn, and grow with contagious positivity.
www.HipTheHoopla.com

11:30am – 1:30pm = McClellan with Fusion Feet and Finger Cymbals!
In this workshop we will be exploring new and fun zill patterns to
liven up your dancing, no matter what the style. Focusing on new patterns we will combine our zilling with some fun tribal fusion combinations (complete with footwork!) that you can incorporate into your own dancing. This workshop is best for people who have some previous finger cymbal (zilling) experience. Please bring your finger cymbals (we will have a couple of loaners), a notebook for notes (if desired), and a water bottle.
Molly:
Molly McClellan is a Tribal Fusion and Tribal Improv teacher and
dancer that been in the Colorado area performing solo, with
TribalTique, and now with the Vespertina Dance Project for over 9 years. She is a sought-after instructor who has taught sold out
workshops locally and at national events such as Tribal Fest, and is a Registered Yoga Teacher and is certified in Certified Rachel Brice’s 8 ElementsTM Phase 1: Initiation and Phase 2: Cultivation.
www.MollyMcClellan.net

1:45pm – 3:45pm = Mahisha with Rhythm Raks – The Beat is in the Heart
Explore the lively rhythms of the classic style of bellydance and learn a short drum solo with Mahisha. Her foundations in this dance and her style of teaching of over 40 yrs., enhances that ‘Rhythm Raks’ in everyone and” that we are ‘it’ when we let the music dance us.” Bring hip scarves of course.
Mahisha:
Mahisha has been teaching for 38 + yrs. and has been performing for over 50 yrs. Her creative style is based in Classical Egyptian. Over the years she has become widely known for multi-veil, double veil, Cabaret style, energetic drum solos, tribal fusion and concept pieces such as the series Messages From The Grandmothers. She has also studied ballet, jazz, salsa and African dance. Dance is in her Soul.
www.facebook.com/mahisha.doss

SUNDAY
10:00am – 12:00pm = Barb Van Hoy with Ragtime Tribal Fusion Combos
The Ragtime Tribal Fusion Combos complete with Crazy Layers, Fast Turns and ATS Posture.
Participants will learn & practice some foundations of fast, fun and challenging Tribal Fusion belly dance movements (very Mardi Love-inspired!), and put them together into dynamic combinations. Beginners to experienced dancers will get some goodies to advance their dance and have fun. Barb teaches with humor and kindness.
Barb Van Hoy:
Barb Van Hoy began teaching belly dance in Colorado Springs in 2001 and teaches Classic, American Tribal Style®, and Tribal Fusion styles through her company Springs Oasis Belly Dance. She produces community belly dance shows in Colorado Springs and dances with Mizmar Madness. She currently teaches at UCCS and the Movement Arts Community Studio in Colorado Springs.
www.SpringsOasisBellyDance.com

12:30pm – 2:30pm = Phoenix with Bring on the Layers!
Have a little fun with layering! In this workshop, we will work with ideas to layer your basic and advanced moves for a more dimension. Movements will include: sharp, shimmy, smooth, upper and lower body along with traveling. Phoenix will have a couple of fun building combinations to utilize with your layers! This workshop is geared for those with bellydance experience but beginners can enjoy working on the single layered movements and combinations. Bring a water bottle, notebook and you ready to layer it up!
Phoenix:
Phoenix of Denver is a Colorado instructor, performer and event sponsor. Phoenix has been bellydancing since 1997 and began teaching in 2002. Along with local classes and workshops, Phoenix has been sponsored at the Las Vegas Bellydance Intensive, Hawaii Bellydance Convention, Boise-Idaho, Wilmington-North Carolina and currently working on her 2014 dates. Phoenix is most known for her fluid and creative performances which are most often improv but always from the heart. For more info:
www.phoenix-dancing.com

2:45pm – 4:45pm = Julia Diverdi with Showgirl Academy
What better way to add polish to your belly dance style than with the poise, posture, and exquisite strut of a Vegas showgirl? This workshop will feature graceful arms, snappy turns, sky-high kicks and plenty of classic walks and struts to show off those gams! We’ll put everything together in a fun and easy showgirl-style routine with plenty of sassy belly dance flavor. Perfect for all levels and styles of dancers, feathers, and heels optional!
Julia DiVerdi
Without a doubt one of the region’s premier belly dance entrepreneurs, Julia DiVerdi has developed a dance style and stage persona distinctly her own. Currently directing Northern Colorado’s newest dance project, Sumatra Belly Dance, Julia also directs The Cupcake Cabaret Burlesque Review as well as performing as a solo belly dance and striptease artist. She has taught workshops and performed across the nation at some of the leading festivals
including multiple appearances at Tribal Fest in California and the Colorado Burlesque Festival right here in the Rockies! Seamlessly blending together a vast array of influences, Julia maintains a commitment to artful creativity and elegant sensuality in all of her endeavors.
www.juliadiverdi.com

How to register?
Early bird (by Jan 4th) $25 each, $65 for one day, $120 full weekend
After Jan 4th $35 each, $90 for one day, $160 full weekend
Pay via Event Brite (fees do apply) or mail a check
To mail a check payment – contact Phoenix at phoenix_dancing@hotmail.com for address
Space is very limited and we sold all workshops out last year!

Note that we only have 15 full weekend and Saturday passes available so do not wait to purchase!

https://workshopsamplerweekend.eventbrite.com/