Caitlin Fitch

Happy Hooping @ Chase Palm Park

“This is just so fun!” said Florida Ohanian (above right) who has been Hula-Hooping with a group of friends at Chase Palm Park for the past six years. “It’s the best way to be in the sun and exercise.” The music and happy faces lured 12-year-old Mirjam Aru (above left) to the group last weekend. “In Estonia, where I’m from, it’s so cold right now I have to bundle up,” said Aru. “But here it’s just perfect!” The hoopers gather for a few hours every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday around 4 p.m. and welcome anyone who wants to hop into a hoop and join them.

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