Creative Fitness Instructors Bring You Inspiring Workouts That Are Nothing Like That Brutal Gym Routine You Dread

Aerial Hoop Pure Studios Hereford

It’s that time again, the start of a new year when we make a long list of resolutions that after a month feel like restrictions. Don’t be so hard on yourselves, there are ways to make these resolutions become little improvements in your life that are positive and fun that eventually make a huge difference in the bigger picture.

I for one am not motivated at all by the run of the mill gym culture. So mundane, cold and uninspiring. You can pay for all the sessions in advance or as you go along without the risk of bill collectors ruining your credit or stalking your peaceful life.

Lately there has been an influx of exciting new classes developed around more creative themes such as acrobatic work outs, hula-hooping to rock n roll, and even one that involves a shot of sacred cacao and dancing with your eyes closed without restriction. So I have put together a fun little list of classes to get you active, make new friends and promote self-love. Dare I say they are the coolest fitness classes I have come across ever! Keep on top of these studios as they have a very interesting rotation of classes throughout the year. They are so very morish.

The meme below is the outcome of what a cold hard gym with instructors shouting rehearsed motivational blurbs does to me. These instructors are brilliant and friendly.


The Wild Chocolate Club 

We will guide you on a journey into your body and hold a beautiful sacred cacao ceremony to flood your body with active ingredients to help open up your hearts. There are no steps to learn, no right or wrong way to move, eyes closed, you can dance like nobody’s watching because nobody is! We warm up, shake it loose and dance until we drop with a most beautiful crystal bowl sound bath.

Next event held on December 7 and 21st at the Birch Hall, Steiner Academy, Hereford, Much Dewchurch HR2 2DL

£10 a session 19:30-22:30 pm A healthy and positive option for your Saturday night shenanigans. 

To buy tickets go to

Village Beats Ecstatic Awakening Dance

Come and dance to get that body and mind moving! Do you want to find a way to switch of that busy mind of yours? How about thinking a good cardio workout is in order? How about combining the two? Village Beats gives you a chance to drop out of that busy thinking mind and to drop down into your body. We play some amazing music that lets us put anything that might be popping up into our heads into the dance through the use of breath, rhythm and movement. We darken the room, light it with fairy lights and you can dance like nobody’s watching because nobody is. This is an active meditation to some a-m-a-z-i-n-g tunes!

Come take some time to warm up, shake it out, dance it all out, rest a while and make some divine space for yourself.

Please Contact Zoë for further information on the location  07879 425458 or

Next event 6th January 2017 at De Koffie Pot Bridge Street, HR4 9DG Hereford, Herefordshire

Sessions are drop in and are £8 per class. 9:45-11:45 am

Rock-Hula-Hoop Beginners Workshop

This wild west (West Midlands) waist shimmying, tummy trimming, hula-hoopin’, rockin’ rolling class is part of the Wye Circus CIC Weekender at The Core Skatehereford CIC.

Workshop on 15TH January 2017 17:00-19:00 pm at The Core Skatehereford CIC Unit 31 Foley Trading Estate, HR1 2SF Hereford, Herefordshire
£10 for the workshop (space limited) Suitable for ages 10+

To book a place go to

Also see Wye Circus Weekend Facebook event here   Early bird tickets sold out

Beginners Aerial Hoop Course

You will learn a series of tricks and transitions over a 6 week course and week on week build up a routine to music. Your instructor will have choreographed a routine.

Please wear fitted trousers with plenty of stretch, leggings are perfect.

People of any level are welcome to join this course.

Please make sure you read the waivers fully before booking. Course are non refundable once booked.

The 6 week course is from 10th January 6.30pm-7.30pm and is £45.

Located at Pure Studios, Unit 25 Foley Trading Estate, Hereford, HR1 2SF

To book go to

If you have any questions plese call/text Annie on: 07748087909 or message Pure Studios Facebook here 

Adult Ballet for more information see Facebook event here
Spinny Pole 6 week course see Facebook event here

Author: M Cuadra

LA transplant living in England with 23 years experience in the fashion and makeup industry. As a Beauty, Fashion and Culture Blogger who loves punk, indie, grunge and live music in general, it's important to engross oneself and co-exist in these mediums to keep a cutting edge perspecitve that produces inspiring work for generations to come.

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