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Rachael Lust St. Louis Workshops

March 12th, 2017 · News



*Please note that there are two sessions for this workshop. The first session at Utopia Studios (Friday evening) has been sold out. The second session (Saturday morning) will take place at Koken Art Studio on Saturday, July 8 from 10am-1pm. Let me know if you are unsure of which day you are signed up for. Thank you!

Tickets can be purchased here:

This will be a 3 hour workshop focused on breaks. We will explore as many variations as possible including elbow, wrap, knee, pinch and double arm to name a few! I will also cover ways to clean up existing breaks and maintain a flat plane. We will start with the basics and work our way towards more advanced variations. This workshop is suitable for all skill levels.

Tickets are non refundable but can be transferred to another person.

Participants under 13 require permission from instructor.

Paper tickets will not be mailed but you will need to provide your name at the door.




Chasing Passion – November Hoop Highlights

November 4th, 2014 · News

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 for an inquiry for your engagement.  We will make it special!

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

Teaching in Studio2

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


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


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


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



World Hoop Day St. Louis 2014 Release

September 5th, 2014 · News, Upcoming Events

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  This event is help annually in conjunction with thousands of other hoopers from around the World.  For more info visit  / To donate to the WHD Hoop Fund click here   USE hashtag #whdstl for all your hooping tags!



SHOWCASE AUDITIONS – Deadline extended to 9/30/14

See our event page for details

Sept 26th

Kick Off Party Spin Jam
Koken Art Factory
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.


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
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 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.


AWESOME HOOP LINKS! / / Facebook/TheStLouisHoopClub /

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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Spintastic Summer Ahead

May 14th, 2013 · News

Hoop Classes, Jams, and Workshops

The STL Hoop Club is happy to announce the new following offerings.  If you would like to enroll in a class please send an email to and specify what classes you are interested in.  We will email you the registration information.

We sell custom taped beautiful hula-hoops to order (like the ones seen below!).  If you would like to purchase a hoop, let us know also by the email listed above and we will work out the details to create your ideal custom hula-hoop.


For the rest of our classes, workshops, jams, specialty workshops, and events please visit our sidebar listing.  If you would like to book us for an event or workshop, let us know by email.

Enjoy this VIDEO CLIP from our recent visit by KSDK 5 reporter Coreen Savitski for the news program Show Me St. Louis.  Air date 5/15/13.



NIGHT JAM at Koken Art Factory

May 9th, 2013 · News

STL Hoop Club Present: NIGHT JAM

Come spin with us at this family friendly open spinning session from 7-10pm located at the Koken Art Factory.  Enjoy the sounds of DJ Shawn Gaston.  There will be a cash bar and off street parking.  The KAF is located at 2500 Ohio Avenue in St. Louis City.