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12 Sundays: February 3 to April 28. Participation in this hula halau (school) is one of the best introductions to Hawaiian language and culture. Children will learn both hula kahiko (ancient hula) and hula auwana (modern hula), with the basic steps as well as oli (Hawaiian chants). Kumu Malia has an affinity for teaching young children. For the last decade she has developed lessons specific to infants, toddlers and preschool aged keiki. She also enjoys sharing classic hula and songs with the elderly. In keeping with her tradition, she is an observant and reverent student of nature and keeper of the land - the 'aina.Find out more »
Saturday, Feb 16 1:30-4:30 pm & Sunday, Feb 17 12:30-2:30pm.
A revolutionary way to move your mind and body into alignment for complete wellness! This workshop builds from Saturday to Sunday. A single session will certainly help, and attending 2 sessions will enhance your result exponentially! Dr. Feldenkrais understood 50 yrs ago what recent research is confirming about the neuroplasticity of the brain. Instead of merely exercising, with the Feldenkrais technique we use our the higher capacity of our mind to increase our awareness through this very gentle practice.
Chang is a recognized performer and certified trainer of Kosong Ogwangdae, a masked dance-drama form from the southern part of the Korean peninsula. He earned a BFA and MFA in Traditional Korean Dramatic Performing Arts at Korea National University of Arts (K'Arts), and now teaches at Seoul National University, Korea University, and K’Arts. Heo is a founder and artistic director of The Greatest Masque Company, which presents traditional Korean mask dance and music from different regions of Korea as well as creative variations; and is now pursuing a PhD.Find out more »
January 28 & February 25. Lomilomi, like all forms of healing, is an unfolding process of many steps. This approach to lomilomi focuses on settling the nervous system and integrating all parts of the body into one. Drawing on lessons of hula and lei making, students weave lomilomi massage techniques into a tailored treatment that addresses body, mind and spirit.
This activity begins and ends at Still & Moving Center, 1024 Queen Street, Honolulu, a community based mindful movement Center that has been offering multicultural classes, events and workshops for over 7 years, in the heart of Kaka’ako.Find out more »
Unwind the tension in your body, Unpack the emotions that have weighed you down, and Unplug from your full and busy life. Whether as a brief retreat or staycation, you’ll be on beautiful Oahu to rejuvenate your mind and body. Immerse yourself in mindful yoga and gain life tools informed by the latest research in psychology and neuroscience. You not only leave your retreat feeling restored and refreshed, you also return to your life routines equipped with sustainable skills that you have integrated deeply into your body-mind. Create long lasting change for greater peace, confidence, and harmony. In English and Japanese.Find out more »
Restore, renew and feel the slow flow as we connect the mind and body through breathe and movement. A chance to slow down and embrace the flow as you peacefully surrender to the hammock. It is an opportunity to enjoy the softer and more gentle side of AIReal Yoga™. We will use the hammock as a therapeutic yoga prop to decompress the spine, release tension and give space for healing. Guided into simple inversions as you safely flip your hour glass into a blissful state of presence.Find out more »
Connect with the ‘āina for a walking tour along Kalia Road and Waikīkī beach. Offer ho'okupu and learn about healing practices of the area. Discover more about Waikīkī’s rich history as Mālia shares the story of Kawehewehe and 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.
This walk story begins at Still & Moving Center, 1024 Queen Street, Honolulu, a community based mindful movement Center that has been offering multicultural classes, events and workshops for over 7 years, in the heart of Kaka’ako. The walk story ends at Kawehewehe beach fronting the Outrigger hotel.Find out more »
March 14-16. 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
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 »
March 27-31, 2019. This Joy-filled journey into the self helps you develop body-knowing by learning to listen, interpret and consciously respond to the information your body communicates to you via sensation. Enroll in an upcoming training today, and positively shape the way you feel, look, think and live. The Nia White Belt Training is the first level of a five-belt training series that presents a body-centered approach to health, wellness and fitness. If you have a desire to share Nia in a professional capacity, the White Belt Training is your entryway into teaching. Those who choose to pursue the path of personal enrichment use this training as a starting point for greater self understanding.Find out more »
September 23-29 , 2017 - Classes daily, times vary. Price: Your class payment option + $4.
Experience the Joy of Movement! Come and move with the infectiously vibrant International Nia Trainer, Winalee Zeeb! One of the amazing talents of a fabulous teacher like Winalee is her ability to make the Nia class easy for first-time beginners and exciting for people with decades of experience.Find out more »
May 16-18. For hula teachers, this 3-Day immersion will deepen your connections to the roots and foundations of hula. It may also qualify you for further mentoring under Kumu Malia.
Over 3 full days, experience many components of the revered Hawaiian hula tradition. Dance, oli, Hawaiian language, ceremony, lei-making, connection to nature, history and culture lessons as well as visits to sacred sites make up this immersive experience. Create a true connection with the heart of aloha and the land of Hawaii through its unique traditional dance.Find out more »
Sundays: May 19 to June 23, 2019.Find out more »
Lead by founder and creator, Carmen Curtis, AIReal Yoga™ Teacher Training curriculum creates an opportunity to explore the yoga asana while using a hammock as a prop. Our hammocks are hung on a single point anchored with a swivel, allowing for flow, vinyasa, alignment and revolved postures.
AIReal Yoga is the first brand to be recognized by the Yoga Alliance. Using only professional riggers, you are ensured that your studio's rigging will be the safest in the industry, and that your gear is held to the highest of standards. Don't miss Early Bird price by July 27!Find out more »
September 16-22, 2019. Nia Blue Belt is a weeklong intensive training, the second level of Nia education after White Belt. Blue Belt explores how to create healthy relationships through body-centered communication. This intensive introduces the next set of 13 Nia principles, and which starts from the body to focus on the mental, emotional and spiritual realms of the self.Find out more »