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The End of Saturday Hoop Classes & the Start of Something New 4

Last Saturday was truly the end of an era, as I held the last ever Saturday hula hoop class at Sam’s Gym in Oldbury.  I have been doing Saturday hoop classes for nearly 4 years, and made some wonderful new friends that I am very glad to have in my […]


Hula Hoop Workshops

HARBORNE: Introduction to Hula Hooping 6 Week Course

Join me for a 6 week Introduction to Hula Hooping Course, at Moor Pool Hall, The Circle, Harborne B17 9DY. You think you can’t hula hoop? YOU CAN! Everyone can hula hoop! First we will find the right (adult sized!) hoop, learn the body positioning and technique…and wait and see what […]


Why hula hooping is a fun & effective workout for the body and the mind 2

Every year a new fitness craze fills the dance studios, community centres and sports halls of the nation. You may have tried Bokwa, Poundfit, Prancercise, Clubbercise,Burlesquercise, but did you know that hula hooping has made the transition from children’s toy, to circus act, to a super fun hobby and a […]

Spinsonic Hoola Academy 2016

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New hula hoop class coming to Thimblemill Library in Smethwick

New hoop class news! Adult hula hoop class comes to Thimblemill Library! Every Tuesday, starting 18th October, from 6.30-7.30/, £5 per person, hoops provided. Hula hooping surrounded by books – what could be better! Please see my hula hoop classes page for all the info on this and my other […]


What do Michelle Obama, Usain Bolt, Kelly Osbourne, Haley Reinhardt, Katie Holmes and Grace Jones all have in common?

 They have all been snapped hula hooping, the latest fitness craze for people looking for an alternative to traditional fitness classes and training on gym equipment. While many people think of hula hooping as a children’s activity, with adult sized heavy hula hoops, hooping can burn 7 calories per minute, […]


Bimingham MIND

Birmingham MIND and hula hooping for physical and mental wellbeing

I am thrilled to be able to provide hula hoop classes for physical and mental wellbeing at the Birmingham MIND Beechcroft Wellbeing Centre in Erdington.  Readers of this blog will know that I am passionate about promoting the benefits of physical activity (in particular hula hooping!) for physical and mental […]


Hula hoop tutorial – how to hula hoop around your waist

Whether you have decided to hula hoop for fun or fitness, the first hurdle many new hoopers face is how to keep it going around your waist! There are some people who are a natural, and can do it instinctively.  For most of us however it is a challenging, sweaty, […]


Weekly Drop In Hula Hoop Class for Fun & Fitness Returning on Saturday 9th January 2015.

The Spinsonic Hoola Academy Hula Hoop Class for all levels is a  drop in class every Saturday from 1pm – 2pm at Sam’s Health and Fitness, Wolverhampton Road, Oldbury (attached to the Oldbury College of Sport).  First timers always welcome! This is a friendly, fun class where you can learn to hula […]


Spinsonic hula hooping video in Digbeth, Birmingham

Check out my new video, filmed at the Custard Factory and surrounding area in Digbeth, Birmingham.  The music is Bella Belle, by the Electric Swing Circus available on iTunes here.  They are a 6 piece electro-swing band from Birmingham fusing the best of 20s swing with dirty, awesome, electro beats.  They […]


Adult Hula Hoop Disco – 15th August @ The Tiki Bar in the Prince of Wales, Moseley, Birmingham.

Spinsonic Entertainment and the Bonnie Rockers are joining forces on Saturday 15th August to bring you Birmingham’s only adult hula hoop disco, at the Tiki Bar in the Prince of Wales, Moseley, Birmingham. If you have never hula hooped before, no problem! Rachel Spinsonic is on hand to get you […]