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Commit yourself to seeking Deep Joy. This 11, 21, or 31 Day Challenge happens throughout the month of January 2020.
Gather up your inspiration and willpower for the New Year! How many classes are you determined to take in January with your teachers and friends at Still & Moving Center? Listen to your body and find what you need to touch Joy - to feel better, look better, live better. Then set your sights on coming to class on 11, or 21, or even 31 days!Find out more »
A strong core starts with a functional, powerful pelvic floor. The pelvic floor facilitates many of our basic life functions as varied as digestion, elimination, reproduction and breathing. Improvement starts with awareness. The movement of the pelvic floor is subtle, and yet it is possible for everyone to feel its effect. Once you can feel the pelvic floor muscles working, you can learn greater control, both in relaxing and contracting.Find out more »
Sundays, January 19 - April 5, 2020. In a Joy-filled cell-abration of life in a body and in community, we dance in a smooth-moving, varied, spirited routine. With strong yoga, dance and martial arts elements, Cell-ebrate fulfills the the Nia promise of providing us with plenty of movement variety. Giving voice helps to vibrate Joy right into our bodies’ cells! Routine choreographer Adelle Brewer gives crisp, clear structure as well as time to play, dance, and ‘cell-ebrate’!Find out more »
The stomach muscles can only be working well if the back muscles are released and vice versa. There is a much more effective way to get all of your stomach muscles to work together smoothly than just doing sit ups.
Learn in this workshop safer, more effective ways than doing sit ups to get all of your stomach muscles to work together smoothly. And learn to do so without tightening your back muscles.
Dr Feldenkrais was a Black Belt in Judo. As an accomplished martial artist, he knew how to use his core effectively. He developed many Feldenkrais lessons for students to cultivate...Find out more »
Mondays, 7-8:15 pm.
January 13 and 27, February 3 and 17, March 2 and 16.
Join our group, Honolulu EcoSattvas!
Catch the wave! Come to Still & Moving Center and connect with a world community for a brand new EcoSattva training on today’s climate crisis. With introductions in December, the trainings will happen on two Mondays a month January - March 2020, we’ll be gathering not only as a local community but with others around the world for this unique online course featuring some of the most powerful voices today at the intersection of mindfulness, Buddhist practice and ecological crises.Find out more »
Wednesdays, 7 - 8pm
January and February 2020.
This class supports and challenges a Pilates repertoire with the aerial hammock. We use the hammock at various heights and settings that allow the whole body to feel the spectrum of sensations from relaxed and weightless to strong and grounded. Classes progress in a way that supports students of all backgrounds to feel successful and safe. We eventually progressing to hanging, spinning, inverting and...Find out more »
Deep authentic healing happens through undulating movement, meditation, breath and sound. This evokes ancient wisdom that lies in our fluid system and cells and brings it to the surface of our consciousness.
Are you ready to be truly loving with yourself? With sound, breath, and fluid, free, wave-like motion, you can meet yourself in a way you might never have met yourself before.
Learn to listen for the authentic enfoldment of movement, the wisdom of your bodyFind out more »
Feb 1, 12pm - 2pm.
Want to try a Nia class?
Already take Nia dance and want to learn the basics?
Been dancing Nia for years and want a boost?
Seize this opportunity to discover a fabulous workout! Nia offers: the joy of dance, the power and precision of the martial arts and the restorative and relaxation techniques of the healing arts – all in ONE class. Perfect for beginners and seasoned students alike!Find out more »
Spring Series: February 2 - April 26, 2020 (no class on Easter). 12 weeks plus final ‘May Day is Lei Day’ performance Sun, May 3. Children who participate in hula halau (school) receive one of the best introductions to Hawaiian language and culture. Kumu Malia teaches the basic moves of both hula kahiko (ancient hula) and hula auana (modern hula), as well as oli (Hawaiian chanting). Keiki (children) also learn a true appreciation for nature and how to make flower lei. Using implements, such as the ipu (gourd drum)...Find out more »
Tuesdays 4:15 pm with Andrea Torres & Sundays 9 am with Katharine Harts. Both series start in February. Students can attend drop-in classes in January - same times. Give your child a delightful chance to fly, dance, learn new skills, have fun and connect with other kids. Siblings often love taking the series together! Our safe and playful environment provides an opportunity for keiki to explore their deep authentic self and develop confidence. They express themselves in their own special way, growthing through positive relationships, movement, music and...Find out more »
We dedicate this dance to love, since the Valentine season celebrates love. “Love” consists of far more than romance. As we know from the word aloha, love also consists of patience, dedication, unity and humility, so we can open our hearts to dance many aspects of love. We can celebrate the heart’s noble feelings of compassion, happiness, joy, inner truth and of course romantic love, and - above all - universal love.Find out more »
Saturday, February 8, 2020. 9 am - 12 noon. Lyon Arboretum. "Forest bathing" or "forest therapy" is a growing trend worldwide. Enjoy a gentle walk, and reconnect yourself with your senses and the natural world. Forbes magazine called Forest Bathing Hawai‘i’s walk in a rain forest one of the top five travel experiences in the world “that should be on every intrepid traveler’s bucket list.” Unlike a hike, there is no destination and, unlike a naturalist walk, you'll gain knowledge through...Find out more »
The Profound Healing Power of Subtle Movement and Rolling: a Feldenkrais®/SmartMoves Weekend Workshop
Feldenkrais®/SmartMoves Weekend Workshop - February 8 & 9. The world we live in is not subtle: we are pushing and ‘efforting’, sometimes for years. We sink exhausted into bed and wake up exhausted. Added to our daily stress, we tend to push our bodies in sport, workout classes, or even in yoga, as we do not remember how to be subtle in inhabiting our bodies. In this workshop you learn subtleness of movement - executed slowly, minimally and with full awareness - as the best way to undo a lot of chronic tension in face, neck and back. An easy rolling lesson realigns the entire spine, shoulder girdle and hips.Find out more »
The Profound Healing Power of Subtle Movement and Rolling: a Feldenkrais®/SmartMoves Weekend Workshop
Feldenkrais®/SmartMoves Weekend Workshop - February 8 & 9. All of us need to be able to easily roll - minimally to get in and out of bed and our cars. As babies we learned to roll before we could sit or stand. Rolling is a critical skill in connecting our body and limbs again back to the center where it all started. Through gentle, mindful rolling, we will re-activate our powerful coordination abilities. These rolling lessons are executed again slowly, gradually developing step by step...Find out more »
Thursday to Saturday, March 5-7, 2020. In both English and Japanese. Kumu Malia’s trainings provide a foundation in lomilomi massage that you can use in a spa setting or within the family. This particular training weaves in deeper work for the large joints of the shoulders and hips. These four corners of the body enclose all of the bodyʻs vital organs. look forward to giving and receiving massage in every…Find out more »
Fri - Sun, February 14 - 16, 2020. Please come to this once in a lifetime special event at Still and Moving Center Oahu with Bhagavan Das + Amulya Maa !
Three days of music and devotion to enliven your soul! One of the great 1960’s spiritual music icons, BHAGAVAN DAS journeyed to India before the Beatles and gained international recognition from Ram Dass’s book “Be Here Now”. Many people experience a heightened transformation from his chanting. He has played with The Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Sting and...Find out more »
Tuesday & Thursday, Feb 18 & 20, 5:45-6:45 pm. Barre Vida® is a total body workout open to women and men of all fitness levels. This low impact toning class blends barre with exercise science, Pilates, and dance, predominantly work the slow twitch muscle fibers. Your results: a toned body, higher endurance levels, improved posture, increased core and joint stability, and body fat reduction. The class is built with a specific playlist in which the speed of the music matches the movements in the exercise to work the muscle properly! Expect to have fun and leave sweaty!Find out more »
If you have ever dreamed of bathing in a mountain pool under a cascading waterfall in Hawai’i, here is your opportunity! Imagine yourself coming upon a beautiful waterfall and mountain pool as you walk through a lush valley. Add the joy of learning a hula dance and making a beautiful flower lei …what a day!
This walk story begins and ends at Waimea Falls, on the North Shore of Oahu. Waimea Valley is located on the right-hand side past Waimea Bay Beach parking lot.Find out more »
Friday, February 21 - 7 pm.
Friday, March 6 - 7 pm.
Tuesday, March 31 - 2 pm (in Japanese).
Friday, April 24 - 7 pm.
Nurture your Spirit and even gift a loved one with this special offering by yogini and musician Zeny Ogrisseg. This beautiful workshop weaves ancient mantras, Tibetan singing bowls and the harp into a sacred self-care ceremony. Yoga nidra takes you to a tranquil, still place of awareness. Deeply inspired by the spiritual traditions of India, Zeny's angelic voice combined with hand-made singing bowls can transport you to…
February 22-23, 2020. A two day in person extensive barre certification course. A NASM and AFAA provider, this Barre training course prepares instructors and trainers to teach a barre class or private training session with or without a ballet barre. It is highly encouraged that participants have one or more of the listed qualifications: Exercise science knowledge, movement knowledge, yoga certified, Pilates Certified, Fitness or Personal trainer instructor Certified, Studies in Dance, Exercise, Kinesiology, or similar, and/or have taken barre or ballet classes continually for over two years. Jo Stone will lead 2 Barre Vida public classes:
February 18 & 20, 5:45-6:45 pm.
Here's your chance to shine your light in a fun, nurturing, creative space!
Led by Faith Rivera (Emmy-winning Singer/ Songwriter & touring Positive Music Artist), join in this 2 hour “musical firewalk” to experience more creativity, joy, freedom, confidence, and empowering fun than you’ve ever had before.
What You Can Expect to Gain from Attending...Find out more »
Thursday to Saturday, March 5-7, 2020
The training will be led in both English and Japanese.
The shoulders and the hips form the 4 corners of the body. This particular lomilomi training, entitled "Corners of the Body," weaves in deeper work for the large joints of the shoulders and hips. These four corners of the body enclose all of the bodyʻs vital organs.Find out more »
Ancient wisdom for today’s leaders managing natural resources Island style:
Living on the earthʻs most isolated landmass, early Hawaiians adapted and thrived by managing their precious resources. This management style has at its core a traditional healing prayer that provides direction, bringing all aspects of life into alignment. An easy walk to Ala Moana Beach Park, the activity will take place under the shade of a tree by the beach...
Still & Moving Center’s birthday celebrations spill across the mango wood dance floor and up into the aerial points! Look for live music from Emmy-award winning Faith Rivera and world-class contemporary dance with Eddie Oroyan and Jessica Enes.
We enjoy music, community, bodies in motion, and fun galore, not to mention birthday cake!
Watch for more details as our birthday approaches!
Connect with the ‘āina for a walking tour along Kalia Road and Waikīkī beach. Discover more about Waikīkī’s rich history as Mālia shares the story of Kawehewehe, the surrounding fishponds and healing springs that were filled in the 1920s. This thoughtful and insightful walk will challenge participants to seek traces of healing and recovery in the surrounding land and within each individual. Practicing aloha ‘āina, litter collection bags will be provided for light cleanup along the way...Find out more »
This 20-hour training introduces you tools to facilitate the healing process of complex trauma. You learn trauma-sensitive movement, including hatha yoga and breath practices, as a non-oppressive approach. Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) has become a leading evidence-based adjunct treatment for Complex Trauma (sometimes called chronic, treatment-resistant Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). Participants do not need to already be yoga teachers. For yoga teachers, Yoga Alliance CEC’s available...Find out more »
Thursday, April 23 - Saturday, April 25. Whether you are a novice or an established dancer, Kumu Malia’s guidance will encourage full immersion in the cultural background, techniques, inspiration and foundations of the much-admired Hawaiian Hula. Create a true connection with the heart of aloha and the land of Hawaii through its unique traditional dance. No prior hula experience necessary.
The training will be led in the following languages:
English and Japanese
May Day is Lei Day in Hawai’i! Join our halau - our school of hula - Na Hula Ola Aloha, and celebrate Lei Day through music and dance. Kumu Malia’s hula dancers will make your heart sing!
Kumu Malia herself has choreographed many of the dances; others she is passing down from her long hula lineage. Malia’s students range in age from preschoolers in keiki halau, to mixed age kahiko students, to gracious ladies in our Aloha Friday Hula Classes. Dancers on May Day perform in both the ancient kahiko and modern ‘auana hula styles. Our keiki aerialists will perform as well.Find out more »
May 19-24, 2020, Tuesday - Sunday. Wainani Wellness’ Aerial Pilates teacher training offers a systematic program with a creative approach to teaching Pilates, using a suspended fabric hammock as your training equipment. Created by Wainani Arnold, the founder of Wainani Wellness Center, this training program teaches you to mindfully lead students of all backgrounds to feel safe, successful, invigorated and inspired to move.Find out more »
July 27-31 & August 3-7, 2020. Daily: 9am - 4pm. Cultivating Self-Confidence, Exploration & Joy!
Still & Moving Center gives young hearts the opportunity to explore their deep authentic self through the moving arts: hula, aerial yoga, creative dance, keiki yoga & more. Children develop the confidence to express their skils in their own special way, all in a playful, safe context. Your child is likely to come home happy, excited about newfound skills and friends, and ready for a good night’s sleep after an active day!