Hoopers and Movers, I encourage you to continue your participation and support of the flow arts in NYC! Finding flow is truly one way to build community and stay connected with your source in this amazing city we live in.
Here are some of my personal recommendations, friends and Flow colleagues that will be happy to keep you moving while I’m away. Please respect the professional relationship I have with these teachers and avoid re-posting any of these offers beyond this list.
Stefan Spins hosts the longest-running hoop class in New York, Groovehoops, every Monday night at the 14th Street YMCA. Classes are drop in, open-level, and hoops are provided. This class is perfect for newbies and seasoned hoopers alike, and you’re guaranteed a good time and friendly faces when you go.
SPECIAL: All classes are $12!
Claire de Luxe is one of NYC’s longest running flow-arts teachers and established performers. Known for her clarity of instruction and detailed, grounded approach, she currently teaches 4-5 poi classes and 1 open-level fan class per week. Her 10-week class series include a private facebook group and weekly video review to help with good practice habits, and, unless it’s the dead of winter, a fire class!
Winter sessions will start early December, new schedule will be posted on the Triskelion Arts Website.
To be informed when new classes are announced join Claire’s low-traffic announce list.
SPECIAL: New students get 10% off a winter class package if you email Claire with code I <3 BEX.
Jessie McGee is super excited to begin teaching her style of Hoop Dance at Triskelion Arts! Having been Bex’s student for four+ years, and fired up and inspired on many levels from events in Sacred Circularities Sedona, she’ll be offering classes on Wednesdays at Triskelion Studios starting mid-January. Check out her Facebook page for upcoming details and email her directly for more information.
SPECIAL: She is offering a 10% class discount for all 2013 Sense of Motion students, good for any one series. Mention which term you took class when signing up to redeem the offer.
A Health Educator for 15 years, Amy Rogers is a movement enthusiast and hoop dance guru-goddess! In addition to hooping, she has studied many forms of dance, including ballet, lyrical, jazz, modern, hip hop, bellydance, burlesque and other flow modalities. Amy is the only licensed and certified HoopGirl workout instructor in NYC and would love for you to join The Hoop Movement for the next open-level class series, starting this Tuesday!
Celia Kutcher has been hooping for 5 years and is a certified Hoopnotica instructor. She specializes in beginners and children, and teaches in various locations throughout Brooklyn. Her classes are fun and challenging, focusing on hooping on and off the body, rhythm and flow. Check out her website, Bklynhooper.com.
SPECIAL: $5 off your first class or 10% off a 10 pack for Sense of Motion students. Email to RSVP: Celia@bklynhooper.com
JoniSue Cleavinger has been a committed hoop dancer for 4 years. She has worked with many hooping gurus, and as a result brings a wide variety of techniques and dance styles into her classes. Recently she has been incorporating street style dance into her hoop, with a current focus on wacking (hoop wacking). Her classes are ideal for both beginners and advanced hoop dancers providing a fundamental basis for growth within the hoop, in addition to techniques that will help your ever evolving hoop dance.
SPECIAL: $5 off your first class, good for Sense of Motion students.
Ted Petrosky will be teaching two sections of contact staff class at Triskelion beginning in January. Check out his seamless flow on his YouTube page. Email him for more information: tedcpet