What is aerial hoop?
An aerial hoop is a metal ring suspended from the ceiling with specialised rigging equipment. Our hoops are usually suspended at waist or chest height and our instructors can change the height of them to suit the class or individual abilities. The shape of the hoop will allow you to explore the poses below, inside and even above the hoop.
What are the benefits of taking hoop classes?
- Burn calories – approx. 300 per class
- Improve balance and coordination
- Increase strength and muscle tone
- Build confidence and self-esteem
- Meet new people!
What should I wear for aerial hoop class?
Close-fitting layers cotton are best for aerial hoop, such as leggings and a t-shirt or vest. Our hoops are covered with an adhesive cotton tape to assist with grip.
How much do classes cost?
Classes are priced at £12 per session. Your first class with Spin city Newbury is free – just use the code YNXPANLJ when you book.
You can view our full schedule on our booking system here.
Will I be able to get in the hoop on my first lesson?
Our hoops are rigged at waist or chest height and can be easily adjusted to help you on your journey. Instructors will have different options for each exercsie so don’t worry if you’re just starting out; you may be surprised how quickly your strength develops!
What are the pre-requisites for each class level?
At Spin City, our Beginners Aerial Hoop Classes are suitable for complete beginners with no previous experience of aerial hoop and for those who are working on the basic aerial hoop moves but don’t feel comfortable in a mixed ability class.
Intermediate/Advanced Aerial Hoop Classes are aimed at students who are confident with the range of beginners hoop moves. To attend these classes, you need to have mastered the following moves: Gazelle, Amazon, Pike in the Hoop, Front Balance and Back Balance.
Mixed ability classes are suitable for students of all levels – from complete beginners to advanced. You will be paired up with students of a similar ability and your instructor will give you new moves each week to work on that are suitable for your current level/ability.