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Ring Around the Roses happening June 12

April 16th, 2016 · News

Spring is springing and hoops are spinning as we gear up for our first EVER student showcase Ring Around the Roses.  The showcase will feature current and past students of Michelle Schaeffer.  Michelle aka Mishi has been teaching hoop dance and other variations of hoop ongoing for seven years.  She has been teaching at the Gateway Flex dance studio for the last two and a half years and teaches on Monday nights at 8:30pm.

The Ring Around the Roses showcase will take place at 2720 Cherokee on Sunday June 12, 2016 from 1-3pm.  Tickets for the event are only $5 and kids 16 and under are free.  The Showcase will start at 1:15pm.  A cash bar will be available.  6 students will be featured and will be giving a performance to a song of their choice.  Visit our facebook event page for more details.  A special skill share hoop workshop and jam will follow the showcase!  Hoops to share.



New Studio Location

December 27th, 2010 · News

The STL Hoop Club had a great year leasing a space from the Koken Art Factory in 2010.  2011 will begin with a new location that will better suite the needs of holding hoop classes and Sunday Spin Jams.  Our new studio space is located at 2720 Cherokee in St. Louis located at 2720 Cherokee Street in St. Louis MO 63118.  The space we are using is a very active art gallery run by a local art group called Art Dimensions.

Our first Sunday Spin Jam will be on January 9, 2010 from 1-4 pm.  The first session of Beginners Classes start on Feb 5th.  Register now to reserve your spot.  To access the studio, please enter through the back of the building, instructions will be provided on the door for entry.  Happy Hooping!

Large and Still In Charge @ Art Dimensions from Forte Photography on Vimeo.


Learn to Hoop Dance

November 9th, 2010 · News


Beginners Hoop Dance-

Mondays / Nov 29 through Dec 20 / 6-7 pm at the Koken Art Factory

Introduction to Doubles and Minis-

Mondays / Nov 29 through Dec 13 / 7:30 to 8:30 pm at the Koken Art Factory- To attend this section you must be comfortable with waist hooping, chest hooping, and thigh hooping.

*These classes are taught by Michelle Schaeffer and Brandy Misuraca of the STL Hoop Club.  Please email to register.  The fee is $10 for all class sessions.


New Hoop Classes

September 21st, 2010 · News

Beginning Hoop Dance 1 at the Koken Art Factory studio in St. Louis

 A new class will start on November 8, 2010 at the Koken Art Factory.  Class will be from 7 to 8 pm on Mondays for a four week time period.    Details listed under the classes tab- Register by sending an email to

Beginning Hoop Dance 1 at  Techniques Ballet & Pilates Studio in St. Charles

 Classes for this session start October 5th.  Classes will be on Mondays for a six week period.  Please see details under the classes tab.  Email to reserve your space!

A new advanced workshop is in the works!  Details soon-


Farewell to Sarah

June 10th, 2010 · News

Sarah Smith has been teaching Hooping 1 and Hooping 2 at Koken Art Factory since October 09.  She has spread the hooping word and taught many students.  Her path is now taking her to Colorado to teach other hoopers and continue her own education. 

Her Tuesday night classes will be greatly missed, Sarah is a great instructor. We wish Sarah only the best on her journey.  Her last sessions will be held on Tuesday July 12, 2010. Please take classes with her while you can.  She can be contacted at

The STL Hoop Club has many exciting plans to offer new classes and unique workshops in the future.  Please stay posted for the new sessions and dates.

Sarah Smith left, Brenda Anthony, Michelle Schaeffer