There is a place in Berkeley where women congregate and dance their asses off. What began as a belly dancing studio three years ago, is now a thumping, sweating, smiling mecca for women who want to let loose and get down. Hipline takes the fear out of exercise and puts the fun back in. Weekend classes book a week in advance, evening classes are illuminated by a disco ball and glow jewelry and Shimmy Pop Ninjas teach their hearts out.
Hipline was created by Dublin-born Samar and Gabriela, a sister duo with roots in dancing and personal training. Samar, the Creative Director, is also a painter, and her creativity is evident in the idea of Hipline.