• Stollery Snowflake Gala – Edmonton Circus Entertainment

    SaFire Dance Inc. provided a range of circus entertainment at this year’s Stollery Children’s Christmas Gala. Some of the acts we booked included stilt walking, juggling, fire eating, fire dancing, contact juggling, balloon twisting and LED hula hooping! The evening included tons of prizes, silent auctions, entertainment, music, dinner and a live band!  I think my favourite part of the night honestly though was when they were drawing the winner for a grand prize of a NEW CAR. Six people were on stage and each had a key with only one of the keys being able to unlock the door. Well… low and behold all six people tried and no one was able to open the door!! Everyone was shocked and confused.
    They decided to allow each guest try their key again and sure enough one woman’s face was a mix of shock and horror as she realized that her key did in fact work! Can you imagine? You wouldn’t even be embarrassed that the key didn’t work the first time because you’d be so overjoyed with the fact that you won!
    The event and decor were absolutely GORGEOUS and we look forward to working with the Stollery Children’s Hospital for next year’s gala event! The lovely gentlemen juggling and stilt walking is the oh so talented Nikolai Smith, an Edmonton based performer.

    Circus Entertainment for an epic Circus Themed Event!

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  • SaFire’s performing at Calgary’s Premiere of The Hooping Life!

    In February Edmonton got a chance to see the infamous documentary The Hooping Life when Carla Snow of Flowlab and Nina of Infinity Hoop Dance brought the show in town. Now the movie is making it’s way south and showing up in Calgary too! Check out the Facebook event page and save the night of March 22nd to see the screening of this piece of hooping history. In addition to the screening there will be music and performances throughout the evening. Safire will be performing her Multi Hoop Electro Swing act so if you missed it at the Cabin Fever event than now’s your chance!

    Hooping Life: Hula Hoop Movie

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  • 3D Hooping Workshops in Toronto and Ottawa

    Hello Hoopers!

    I’m going to be in in Toronto and Ottawa this April and teaching a 4 hour 3D hooping workshop. This will be my first visit to this area so grab a ticket while you can. In this 4 hour workshop you’ll be introduced to the concept of 3D hooping and explore a series of moves that fit into this category of hoop dance. Flipping the hoop on it’s axis and capturing space using four different techniques include hinges, palm spins, contact flips and arm wraps. The video above has a sample of some of the moves we’ll be covering.

    Registration and additional details can be found here:  Safire 3D Hooping  Workshop

    Much love,
    Safire

     

    Hula Hoop Class and Lessons in Toronto and Ottawa

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  • Performance in Calgary for Electro Swing Night

    Hi guys!

    If you’re in the Calgary area I’ll be doing a performance in Calgary on Saturday night for the Electro Swing: Cabin Fever Event. Check out the Facebook page for more details on the event. I’ll be doing my LED multi hoop act to the oh so excellent Catgroove song by Parov Stelar. It’s an update version of the choreography I did for the Boomfestival in Portugal and will be super fun. Get off the couch and come on down and shake your booty to some excellent tunes.

    Tasty Electro Swing Tunes from These Great DJs:

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    Come hang out with everyone’s favourite local partymobile, the BassBus!

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6478gUBrnUA&w=640&h=360] SaFire’s Facebook Page
    Much love,
    Safire

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  • Hoop Path Workshops in Calgary and Edmonton

    Hula Hoop Workshop and ClassesBaxter of the Hoop Path will be doing workshops in Calgary and Edmonton Next Month. If you have never taken a workshop with Baxter I would strongly recommend it. His style of instruction is unlike any other that I have experienced. He truly guides you though a journey over the course of three days and you’ll discover things about your hooping that you may never have encountered on your own. I always walk away from his classes with a renewed perspective on hoop dance and on my personal practice. I’ve decided to give his workshop a try with 2 hoops this time to see if I can break through some barriers and limitations I have with twins. I’ll let you know how things go. Check out the Hoop Path website for tickets, he’ll be in Calgary the weekend of February 24th – 26th and in Edmonton March 2nd – 4th.

    Much love,
    Safire

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  • The Hooping Life is Coming to Edmonton!

    Hooping Life: Hula Hoop MovieThis is the event you’ve been waiting for…

    The Hooping Life Documentary is coming to Edmonton on February 11!

    Infinity Hoopdance and Flowlab are teaming up to bring you this red carpet event featuring: entertainment by local performers, the screening of The Hooping Life and a huge prop jam afterwards. Open to all props!

    There will also be an afternoon of workshops taught by local hoop ambassadors: Carla Snow of Flowlab & Vibe Tribe, Nina Wosar of Infinity Hoopdance, SaFire of Safiredance, Megan Baird of Vibe Tribe, Nicole Rose and Chantal Dings. Check out the workshop schedule at http://flowlab.ca/the-alberta-premiere-of-the-hooping-life/.

    *WORKSHOPS (open to all ages)
    1pm to 4pm

    *SHOWCASE & PREMIERE (18+)
    Doors at 7:30 pm
    Showcase at 8:00 pm
    Documentary Screening at 9:30
    Prop Jam to follow

    Purchase advance tickets at http://hoopinglife.eventbrite.ca/

    ADVANCE TICKETS:
    $30 Workshops only
    $15 Showcase & Premiere only
    $40 Combo Price: Workshops, Showcase & Premiere

    TICKETS AT THE DOOR:
    $35 Workshops only
    $20 Showcase & Premiere only
    $50 Combo Price: Workshops, Showcase & Premiere

    Check out the official Hooping Life site here: http://thehoopinglife.com/

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  • Hooping Workshops with Brecken

    Hula Hooper Edmonton Calgary Workshops

    Brecken will be joining us to teach workshops in Edmonton and Calgary in mid December. Grab you tickets fast, limited space!

    EDMONTON WORKSHOPS
    Time: 6pm – 10pm Friday AND 11am – 3pm Saturday
    Location: Bosco Homes
    6770 129 Ave NW Edmonton, AB T5C 1V7, Canada

    CALGARY WORKSHOPS
    Time: 11am – 3pm Saturday AND 11am – 3pm Sunday
    Location: Beddington Heights Community Centre
    375 BERMUDA DR NW Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    GET A TICKET and see workshop description.

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