Hula hooping classes take off

Sophie Febrey and her hooping class at Wrington Memorial Hall.

Sophie Febrey and her hooping class at Wrington Memorial Hall. - Credit: Archant

A UNIVERSITY student has brought an element of fun back into the business world.

Sophie Febrey and her hooping class at Wrington Memorial Hall.

Sophie Febrey and her hooping class at Wrington Memorial Hall. - Credit: Archant

Sophie Febrey, aged 21, has launched her own hula hooping business in Weston and Wrington.

Sophie Febrey and her hooping class at Wrington Memorial Hall.

Sophie Febrey and her hooping class at Wrington Memorial Hall. - Credit: Archant

Despite being in her final year at the University of Bristol studying experimental psychology, Sophie has seen her HoopPixie business go from strength to strength.

Sophie Febrey and her hooping class at Wrington Memorial Hall.

Sophie Febrey and her hooping class at Wrington Memorial Hall. - Credit: Archant

Sophie, who lives in Garstons Close in Wrington, has 26 signed up in the village across her two classes.

Sophie Febrey and her hooping class at Wrington Memorial Hall.

Sophie Febrey and her hooping class at Wrington Memorial Hall. - Credit: Archant

Since starting out last autumn she has added extra groups and has six taking part at The Campus in St Georges and 10 in Wells.


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Sophie said it is a fun way of keeping fit and plans to do a number of fundraising shows in the near future for charities such as the Harvey Hext Appeal.

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