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Daylong Dive into Hula & Lomi
February 13, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm$125
with with Mālia Helelā, Nia White Belt and Kumu Hula
Saturday, February 13th
9am – Sunset
10% off for Golden Circle Members
$99 for Hula Hālau Members
Hawaiian lomilomi massage is unique in all of the ways that Hawai’i is unique. Flowing trade winds, protective reefs, abundant fresh water and vibrant aloha spirit form the foundation of Hawaiian healing practices. In this daylong immersion, you will embody these inherent qualities of our natural surroundings through lomilomi massage, hula, Hawaiian chants and prayers.
9am – noon at a shady spot in Ala Moana Beach Park
Hawaiian historical context of massage and healing practices
Discussion of the importance of prayer
Prayer composition with input from all students
Hula movements for hands and feet
Hawaiian chanting practice
Sand exercises for hand strength and sensitivity
Group cleansing ceremony in the ocean
1pm – Sunset at Still & Moving Center
More exercises to heighten touch sensitivity
Floor massage techniques with and without the use of oil
Rooftop closing circle at sunset
This 8 hour program is meant to provide a foundation in lomilomi that is appropriate for use within the family or in a spa setting. Massage experience is NOT necessary and anyone interested is encouraged to contact Kumu Malia at email@example.com with any questions or concerns.