727 Howard Street, Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 859-9427

Through dance, fitness, and community we empower ALL women to believe they are strong, beautiful, and worthy of attention.

Thank You - Your Generosity Makes Wellness Accessible

Thank you to all of our generous donors who help us realize our goal to provide equitable access for all women to our dance and fitness classes. Your donations allow us to offer all winter session classes as Pay What You Can access to empower more women right from the start of 2021. Your generosity allows us to reduce the financial barriers to our programming. Thank you!

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All programming is offered virtually to keep our community safe during the ongoing pandemic. With a wide variety of classes and class times available via Zoom, you’re sure to find your way to confidence, health and joy.

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We're growing and looking for amazing women to join our fundraising and recruiting committees, Board of Directors, and Teaching Staff!

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Hip Circle aims to make health and wellness accessible to all women through a variety of classes, workshops, and events led from a place of acceptance and celebration of uniqueness and strength.

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Women are stronger than society wants them to know.


Latest News

You’ll find center news and our Extending the Circle blog posts here – give them both a read and learn more about us and our community.

Do I have to?

Do I have to? Short answer…no.

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All Winter 2021 Classes PWYC

Thanks to our generous donors all HCEC Winter Classes are offered on a PWYC basis! Check our schedule to find a PWYC class and plan your visit.

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Hip Circle Remote Streaming Class

Sweat Separately, Stand Together

Sweat Separately, Stand Together It has been a whirlwind of a March and I am beyond proud of the community we’ve built at Hip Circle. Some lessons/observations that have come[…]

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