All of our favorite hoopers joined us for a couple of hours spent hooping in the park for our Second Sunday Hoop Jam in July. The sun was shining and the hoops were flying. What a blast. Can’t wait for the next one on August 10th.
We had a great time hosting our first official hooping vendor booth at the Takin’ Time Solstice Music and Arts Fair a few weeks ago. We loved hooping to the live music all day long while sharing hoops with others and creating quite the fun station for kids and families to hang out and play at. We sold a few hoops and and changed someones life that day by teaching her to hoop for the first time ever. She was in love instantly! Then, even though we’d all exhausted ourselves multiple times that day, we brought out our LED hoops after dark to finish the show off that night.
Mark you calendars! Although we aren’t meeting for weekly classes, we are still meeting for our hoop jams the second Sunday every month.
July 13th from 4:30-6:30 PM
August 10th from 4:30-6:30 PM
September 14th from 4:30-6:30 PM
October 12th from 4:30-6:30 PM
If we have decent weather meet us at the park by Lake George out in the open grassy area between the main parking lot and the wildlife pond. Just look for the hoops and come join us. If the weather is cold/windy/rainy we’ll hold our practice in GREAT Theatre’s studio space downtown. Here are the addresses for the two different locations:
Germain Court Building (3rd Floor)
919 W St Germain St | St Cloud, MN 56301
(Located between Jules Bistro and Mind, Body, Spirit. Street parking.)
The park by Lake George
1101 7th St. South | St. Cloud, MN 56301
(Nearest parking is in the main lot near the buildings and playground.)
If the hoop jam is held indoors there is a $10 fee. As much as we hate to charge for this, we do have to pay for the indoor space. But its well worth it to get in some good practice with your hoop and have the advantage of a full wall of mirrors. If the weather permits and we meet outdoors at the park the hoop jam is FREE (although we happily accept donations for all of our hard work.) Check our Facebook page beforehand for last minute news and definite location of the hoop jam!
Due to low attendance in the summer months we are going to hold off on our weekly Sunday night hoop dance classes until further notice. Weekend schedules during the summertime in Minnesota fill up quickly for everyone and the low demand hasn’t been quite worth the effort in the past month or so with everything else we have going on. We love teaching classes and are happy to teach private hooping lessons to anybody who is getting started or wants to advance their skills.
SECOND SUNDAY HOOP JAMS are still ON though. We’ll still be carving out one Sunday a month to invite everybody to get together for a two-hour hula hooping session. Check out the schedule and mark the dates on your calendar.
Let us know what you thought of our classes or why you haven’t attended?
We had the pleasure of welcoming fans at the front gate for St. Cloud Rox baseball home opener team on May 30th. An hour prior to the start of the game we hoop danced to a live musician alongside the entrance to the stadium to provide a little entertainment for everybody standing in line. We went from a resting heartbeat to full throttle in about 30 seconds and kept hooping that speed for an hour straight. It was a lot of fun (and a lot of work.)
Catch us for an extra special LED hoop performance at the Friday night St. Cloud Rox game on June 27th just before the fireworks. Get your tickets now. We highly recommend treating yourself to a spot on the Sports Deck which includes all the food, soda and water you can consume, plus good $2 beers. That’s where you’ll find us (biting our nails). Come on out and support your local hoopers!
What are LED hoops and why would you want to watch them? This is why.