STL Hoop Club

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Hooping at Let Them Eat Art

Posted June 19th, 2015 by Michelle

Who doesn’t like a parade, art, great food, music, and fire dancing?  No one we know.  Join the STL Hoop Club and friends for an evening of all of the above at Let Them Eat Art on July 10th in Maplewood, A Whimsical Tribute to Bastille Day.  The Hoop Club is proud to make this year’s event number 5 for the Club.  We will be giving a fire show at 8:30pm at the Sutton Loop Park.  The whole event is FREE!

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At LET THEM EAT ART

You will enjoy live art demonstrations, entertainment and food & drink specials sold streetside by Maplewood’s award-winning restaurants.

VISIT www.cityofmaplewood.com

A sampling of the STL 250 Cakes courtesy of the STL 250 Cakelovers who will be kicking off the festivities with a Cakewalk parade down Sutton Blvd. at 6:30 PM.

Starting at 6 PM, we welcome Farshid Ethniko on the Sutton Mainstage at 2731 Sutton and, headliner, The Gene Dobbs Bradford Blues Experience will serenade us from 9 PM to 11 PM.

Entertainment includes the St. Louis Hoop Club (US! :) , Dream Seekers Dream Interpretation, Belly Dancing, Impish Grin Face Painting and Tarot Card Reading at Mystic Valley.

 

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STL Hoop Club Joins Forces With Circus Kaput

Posted March 27th, 2015 by Michelle

Local Entertainer of STL Hoop Club Joins Forces with Circus Kaput

Last month big decisions were made in regard to the way STL Hoop Club handles performance opportunities.  Circus based entertainment agency Circus Kaput and Owner-Artistic Director Michelle Schaeffer have joined forces with the industry leader and will now be one of a handful of top entertainers the organization has to offer to event clients.

Schaeffer will continue to offer teaching and workshops to her clients as the STL Hoop Club. All performing opportunities will now go through Circus Kaput.  In return for signing, she was given a package that includes professional development in areas that she currently doesn’t offer.  Part of that development has been collaboration with Circus Kaput owner Josh Routh on her new library show, Hooping Harmony.  Company owners will also be developing Schaeffer’s amazing live presence into a performing character called Magnificent Mishi, who will become one of the circus’s Featured Acts.

Part of the attraction for both parties in this venture has been the desire to take hula hoop performances to a new level.  Schaeffer and Circus Kaput management will be collaborating to develop an exciting new hula hoop act concept which will combine a vintage 1950s feel with cutting edge hula hoop circus tricks.  The troupe will be called “Hooperama”.  Circus Kaput will bring in a West Coast based circus performer to give the group some ideas in the Spring.

About Circus Kaput

For over 20 years, Circus Kaput has been providing quality entertainment throughout Missouri, Illinois and beyond. We provide performers for all kinds of special occasions including fairs, festivals, college shows, corporate events, company/church picnics, birthdays, weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs and much more. With a personal touch, we work hard to make sure that your event is a huge success. Their performers have entertained all over the world in venues as diverse as theatrical productions, films, circuses, backyards, college quads, concerts, even street performing in Europe and Asia.

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Pop-Up Hoop Fitness Class

Posted February 25th, 2015 by Michelle

Like getting active?  Join Michelle Schaeffer at the 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center located at 2720 Cherokee Street for a pop up style edition of Hoop Fitness on FEBRUARY 26.  This high cardio, low impact activity known as hooping is a great way to express yourself while secretly working out!  This special one hour class is happening from 6:30-7:30pm.  No experience necessary.  Prepare to sweat as Michelle will take you on your cardio hoop journey through playful active movement on and off the body.  Best suggested for those 16 and older.  Cash or credit.  Drop-in.   $10.  Hoops provided.  EVENT LINK.  

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Classes with Mishi – Hoop Dance and Fitness

Posted February 9th, 2015 by Michelle

Looking for hula-hoop classes in St. Louis?  Look no further.  Michelle Schaeffer (Mishi) teaches two classes weekly for your hooping pleasure and practice advancement.  Mishi is a seasoned hoop instructor based out of St. Louis and has been teaching for over 5 years.   She is a licensed and certified hoop instructor.  Hooping is for woman, men, and children of all shapes and sizes.  Hooping is a fun way to bring fitness into your life while fostering expression and creativity.  Mishi is also available for private lessons.  Questions?  More info?  Contact Mishi at michelle@stlhoopclub.com.   ANYONE CAN HOOP.  Hoops provided and for sale.

ALL LEVELS HOOP DANCE

Gateway Flex Studio (www.gatewayflex.com) Mondays 8:15-9:15pm

ALL LEVELS HOOP FITNESS

Inronworks Fitness (www.ironworksfitness1.com) Tuesdays 1:15-1:45pm

You can follow Mishi on facebook at Facebook/mishimichellestl

City of Night 2014 Photo Credit Allen Crain

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Boondoggle Ball Delights at Old Rock House

Posted February 3rd, 2015 by Michelle

Not your typical Mardi Gras high-society ball… this one has gone to the DOGS! The Old Rock House will be transformed into Bourbon Street, so be prepared to cut loose, frolic about and make merry while raising money for a very worthy local pet charity.

Live entertainment by Kim Massie, ST Louis Hoop Club (US) and The VCR’s!

The highlight of the evening will be the Royal Pageant Pet Promenade featuring local canine royalty sniffing the streets and charming our guests. YOU get the opportunity to choose the 2015 Royal Boondoggle Court!

Tickets:
$30 GA – includes beer, wine & hurricanes
$50 VIP – includes beer, wine, hurricanes & Cajun buffet

For More Details:
https://www.blacktie-missouri.com/calendar/event-detail.cfm?id=19116

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