STL Hoop Club

Hoop Dance Education and Community ~ Performance by the Cosmic Collaborative

January Hoop Highlights – STL Hoop Club

Posted January 7th, 2015 by Michelle

As professional spinners we are grateful to be hired all year round for special events in and around St. Louis.  We are starting off 2015 with a bang!

EVERY MONDAY- All Levels Hoop Dance class is offered at Gateway Flex Studio.  Join Michelle Schaeffer as she leads you through the wonderment and magic of all areas hoop with a side of yoga and fitness.  Class is drop-in based , all levels friendly, and by donation.

JANUARY 17- We will be featured at the annual Loop Ice Carnival happening in the Delmar Loop.  Five years ago this event was a turning point for us as growing performers and hula-hoop enthusiasts.  This year we will be giving two 20 minute fire shows (1pm, 2:40pm) in the drive of the MoonRise Hotel in addition to an hour of roaming fire enchantment.

Then head on over to the “Big Top” aka West County YMCA for a jam packed circus extravaganza with Hoop Club friends Circus Kaput.  Michelle Schaeffer of the Hoop Club will be giving a special hoop duet performance at the final show of the evening starting at 7pm.  Get your tickets NOW for this fun for all ages event.

JANUARY 18- NIGHT JAM returns to the Koken Art Factory.  Jam is all ages friendly.  6-9pm.  Hoops to share.  All are encouraged to join! (2500 Ohio Avenue, St. Louis MO 63104)

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Celebrating NYE with the STL Hoop Club

Posted December 26th, 2014 by Michelle

New Year’s Eve.  The time to gather with friends and loved ones.  The time to reflect on the past year.   The time to prepare for an even better year to come.  The STL Hoop Club will be entertaining at two events for the holiday in St. Louis.  Join us for the highly celebrated and popular First Night St. Louis in Grand Center and for the Believe NYE Celebration in Union Station.  Our first event will be focused on fire.  Our collaboration of talented ladies will be giving choreographed fire performances at 7pm and 8:40pm near the Main Stage area in Grand Center.  In-between you can catch them offering fabulous roaming entertainment throughout the event.  Our second event will feature LED performance and interactive kids hoop play for this monumental party with visual light show and so much more produced by Raven Fox at the Polar Express New Year’s Eve Party in Union Station.  We wish you the most fabulous new year!

FIRST NIGHT ST LOUIS (Hoop happenings from 7-9pm)

BELIEVE – POLAR EXPRESS NYE  (Hoop happenings from 9:45ish to Midnight)

 

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Jammin for Brandy – A Benefit Concert

Posted December 13th, 2014 by Michelle

Friends! Join the St. Louis Hoop Club and many many others as we come together to show support for hooper and friend Brandy Misuraca.  Brandy received significant burns to her right arm from her thumb all the way to her shoulder in a kitchen fire at the place in which she was living this past September. Her injuries required time in the hospital and skin graf surgery. Although Brandy has medical insurance not all medical expenses will be covered.  All monies raised at this event will be given to Brandy to help her with medical expenses.  We have produced an amazing night of music and entertainment for you to enjoy.

On the Bill:
Jammin for Brandy
A Benefit Concert at Off Broadway Music Venue
December 15th, 2014
$10 Donation (suggested)
All Ages Welcome

Fabulous Entertainment Provided By:

6pm Doors and house music
6:30pm Molly Simms and Adam Andrews
7:30pm Beats with Arella
8-9pm Harlequin Zebra
9pm STL Hoop Club and Friends
9:30pm Rhythm Section Road Show

There will be blacklights and blacklight face paint for everyone to enjoy donated by Tekno Bubbles. Other fanciness provided by Tucci Events.  Stop by the photo booth to save some memories.  

Kids of all ages are welcome!  HOOPS are welcome. Bells and Whistles provided by Tucci Events and Teckno Bubbles.  Be sure to check out the Silent Auction.

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Chasing Passion – November Hoop Highlights

Posted November 4th, 2014 by Michelle

Constantly inspired by MOVEMENT- We invite you to join us for a class, workshop, spin jam, or event happening in November.  We love all events and teaching at events of all kinds.  Send an email to info@stlhoopclub.com for an inquiry for your engagement.  We will make it special!

EVERY MONDAY
All Levels Hoop Dance at Gateway Flex Studio 8:15-9:15pm

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NOVEMBER 8
Ballpark Village BrewFest 1-5pm
Fall Fire Fest Benefit for the Green Center in Delmar 7pm

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NOVEMBER 12 (6 spaces remain)
Hoop  Dance 101 – Build-A-Hoop and Learn Creative Movement 7-9pm

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NOVEMBER 16
Spin Out, Sunday Spin Jam at Koken Art Factory
2-5pm, $5 suggested donation, Music!

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NOVEMBER 19-23
National Federation Annual Conference in Washington DC
Building Wellness With Circles
Hula Hoop Workshops and Performances – Michelle Schaeffer / Hosted by Viva Vox of St. Louis

 

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World Hoop Day St. Louis 2014 Release

Posted September 5th, 2014 by Michelle

Our Signature Event – WHD STL

World Hoop Day St. Louis… To Benefit the St. Louis Public Schools, hoopers, and spinners everywhere.  This event offers education, performance, outreach, vendors, and music.   2014 will mark our sixth event!  Question? Wanna be involved? Email us at info@stlhoopclub.com.  This event is help annually in conjunction with thousands of other hoopers from around the World.  For more info visit www.worldhoopday.org.  / To donate to the WHD Hoop Fund click here   USE hashtag #whdstl for all your hooping tags!

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EVENTS in ST LOUIS

SHOWCASE AUDITIONS – Deadline extended to 9/30/14

*AUDITION FOR OUR SHOWCASES on Oct 4th and 5th
See our event page for details

Sept 26th

Kick Off Party Spin Jam
Koken Art Factory
7-10pm
Suggested $5
Kids are Free, hoops to share!

*With musical guest DJ Monsieur Gaston.  We will be taking hoop product donations and starting the assembly our 100 hoop donation.

October 4th and 5th

Workshop Series 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center  (Click on the link for Bios and Workshop Overviews)
11:30am-5pm / ALL WORKSHOPS ARE DONATION BASED – Registration is not required
See below for workshop offerings, hoops will be available to borrow.

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October 4th

Hoopinanny at GroveFest
Official After Party 7-10pm
GroveFest Street Festival (2-10p)
Manchester Avenue in the Grove, St. Louis
Fire and Flow Showcase
Jamming in the Streets.  Visit our event page for current details!
Free and All Ages
A rain plan will be released if needed

October 5th

Jam in the Park – Wrap Up Flow Party
Tower Grove Park (Location TBA, check our Facebook! the day of the event)
Potluck, Jam, Fire and Flow Showcase
6-9pm
Free and All Ages
A rain plan will be released if needed

WORLD HOOP DAY The International Mission – To Give The Gift of Hooping

Donate to the mission behind the events. The STL Hoop Club will be giving 100 hoops to a local St. Louis school and teaching at that school. Help us give this magic by donating hoop making products or cash for our product purchase. THANK YOU! Contact info@stlhoopclub.com to make a donation or To donate to the WHD Hoop Fund click here.  We will be assembling hoops at our Kick Off Koken Jam on September 26th.

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AWESOME HOOP LINKS!

www.stlhoopclub.com / facebook.com/WhdStlouis / Facebook/TheStLouisHoopClub
facebook.com/GroveFestStl / facebook.com/HoopConscious

WHD STL Workshop Breakdown

The Workshop Series has now BEEN CHANGED to be donation based at the door.  All are welcome.

*Workshops are scheduled to change.
*You may change workshops.

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