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Jami Doria from Huntington leads a class in (Credit: Uli Seit)

Jami Doria from Huntington leads a class in hula hooping to music in an evening class at Absolute Yoga Studio in Woodbury. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Hooping classes at Absolute Yoga, Five Branches Wellness

Hooping (using hula hoops for fitness) has become popular in Manhattan and is now becoming a trend on Long Island. Here are photos from hooping classes at Absolute Yoga in Woodbury and Five Branches Wellness in Greenport.

Jami Doria from Huntington leads a class in
(Credit: Uli Seit)

Jami Doria from Huntington leads a class in hula hooping to music in an evening class at Absolute Yoga Studio in Woodbury. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Instructor Jami Doria from Huntington in the foreground
(Credit: Uli Seit)

Instructor Jami Doria from Huntington in the foreground leads a class in hula hooping to music for students. From back left, Kara Murphy from Medford, Meggan Murphy from Medford and Joanne Valardi from Centereach at Absolute Yoga Studio in Woodbury. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Hoop dance instuctor Diane Gunder, 37, from Jamesport,
(Credit: Randee Daddona)

Hoop dance instuctor Diane Gunder, 37, from Jamesport, teaches students a hula hooping class at Five Branches Wellness in Greenport. (Feb.19, 2013)

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Instructor Jami Doria, of Huntington, leads a class
(Credit: Uli Seit)

Instructor Jami Doria, of Huntington, leads a class in Hula-Hooping to music at Absolute Yoga Studios in Woodbury. In the back, from left are Kara Murphy and Meggan Murphy, both from Medford, and Joanne Valardi, of Centereach. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Instructor Jami Doria from Huntington leads a class
(Credit: Uli Seit)

Instructor Jami Doria from Huntington leads a class in hula hooping to music at Absolute Yoga Studio in Woodbury. In the back, from the left, are Kara Murphy from Medford, Meggan Murphy from Medford, and Joanne Valardi from Centereach. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Susan Merrie, 61, from Southold, takes a hula
(Credit: Randee Daddona)

Susan Merrie, 61, from Southold, takes a hula hooping class at Five Branches Wellness in Greenport. (Feb.19, 2013)

Hoop dance instuctor Diane Gunder, 37, from Jamesport,
(Credit: Randee Daddona)

Hoop dance instuctor Diane Gunder, 37, from Jamesport, teaches students a hula hooping class at Five Branches Wellness in Greenport. (Feb.19, 2013)

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