Water Street was transformed in Lancaster, PA, on Sunday, May 21, 2017. It was Open Streets Lancaster! There was food, music, and plenty of local businesses sharing activities and information about their services. Most of the organizations and businesses there featured activities that got people active and moving.
First, The Circus School of Lancaster was there. They had hoops, acro-yoga, and Krystal Younglove the stilt walker. She’s the one above there in the top photo.
I hung out with the the circus school members for a little while and hooped. People seemed very receptive to their concept, which is awesome!
As for music, Nick DiSanto was nearby, playing his one man band apparatus and providing a lot of joy. He was also fun to hoop to as he played.
I moved along Water Street looking for something to drink, and hear DJ Freez playing some great tune for some break dancers, BUT…. I found Rachel from Studio Spin and her station. I hooped with them for a bit, too. She had poles set up and another studio member was there introducing people to pole and POUND.
Overall, Open Streets Lancaster is a fun way for people to get out, get to know their neighbors, and learn about activities and businesses available in the area. Go next year!
I haven’t been hooping much lately, but as the weather was nice yesterday, I got out over my lunch hour and hooped a little bit. It felt great.
I am rusty, and it’s time to brush off the rust and get moving again. With that being said, there are a few opportunities coming up that I plan on taking advantage of.
One of the reasons I haven’t been hooping much is that there hasn’t been any classes I could attend lately. Ah! Studio Spin is going to be having a hoop choreography series starting next Wednesday, May 24, 2017. I am going to be there. It’s a five week class, and it day and time works out great for me. Why not learn more and sign up?
Secondly, Open Streets Lancaster is going to be happening on May 21 and 22. I might be going to Sunday, as the Circus School of Lancaster will be there. I’ll be in the city anyway that day, so I might take some hoops and have some fun.
So, that’s what’s happening in the hoop world in Lancaster County, PA, USA.
Yup! It’s happening again! The 2nd Annual Lancaster Social Circus Day is being held April 21, 2017, 5pm-8pm in the Art Garden across from the Pennsylvania Academy of Art and Design on Prince Street in Lancaster, PA. Lots of spaces, and the weather looks like it will be decent. Learn more and let the organizers know you are coming on Facebook.
What is the social circus? It’s a time to for YOU, the community, to learn about circus arts and activities, such as learning to hoop, how to juggle, and perhaps discover acro-yoga. There are more fun things to do, so bring your kids and get out of your chair.
The circus is being held by The Circus School of Lancaster, a group of flow arts and circus arts professionals who will be sharing their talents with the community through events like this and eventually classes. I encourage you to check them out on Facebook.
This is a great time to learn something new and have fun outside! See you there!