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


Empowerment Center

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Memberships Available

**In honor of Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, and Giving Tuesday we are, for a limited time, offering up our memberships online through 11/30/18.** It is through our members’ commitment to their own personal goals that we achieve our center’s goals. Consider joining our strong member community in making empowerment accessible to ALL women. Hip Circle Empowerment…
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8 Weeks – A Holiday Survival Guide

In this moment of calm before the storm of holiday let’s take a moment to focus on something really important. You.   Yes, you.   You are likely the first “thing” to move down on the priority list in the face of holiday meals, decorating, gifts, and events. Your needs for time to yourself often…
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Your Body is Amazing

Our bodies really are amazing – the things they can do, what they can withstand, the variety in how they’re put together all on the same basic theme. If anything else this amazing came into our life, we’d celebrate it without question. We’re pretty ungrateful to our bodies, though. As a people, we spend way…
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Total Body Awareness – Listen…even to your own ear

Awareness campaigns, events, and visible pink lights on landmark Chicago buildings help keep specific epidemics and health threats present in our mind, but the special theme months also become part of the noise of our busy lives. Calendar reminders, emails, social media, text messages, phone calls, and streaming videos have filled our eyeballs, fingertips, and…
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Awareness: Breast or Total Body?

October is national breast cancer awareness month. You know, the month where athletes wear bright pink, retail outlets cover their shelves with pink merchandise, some folx slap a pink ribbon magnet on their car, and we all ”become aware”.  Breast cancer is not the #1 cause of death for women, and yet it (and only…
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Hip Circle Empowerment Center expands to bring bellydance and women’s empowerment to Howard Street

Hip Circle Empowerment Center expands to bring bellydance and women’s empowerment to Howard Street Evanston, IL 8/29/18 – Hip Circle Empowerment Center is excited to open their new, larger location at 727 Howard Street on September 4, 2018. Now in its eighth year, Hip Circle Empowerment Center continues to offer dance, fitness, and community to…
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Demo Day!

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