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It’s everything you got in the past almanacs…. PLUS! Lots of extra room and tips for journaling. This is a book that is begging to be written in!
Your gratitude for the day, your Hope Goals, your plans to “move your body”, your Aha! Realization… there’s space for all of it!Find out more »
Sundays: Sept 15 - Dec 15 . 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 auana (modern hula), with the basic steps as well as oli (Hawaiian chants). Children will learn a true appreciation for nature, as well as how to make flower lei.Find out more »
13 week series: Sundays, Sept 1 - Dec15, 2019. Be like water and connect to the liquid space within the body and with each movement you make with Nia’s “Deep Dive.” Winalee Zeeb’s choreography soothes the soul, while offering delightful challenges to the body and brain.
Participants in former mentorships series have evolved into teaching single songs as guest instructors; teaching partial or whole classes as subs; to teaching classes of their own. Experienced teachers find new inspiration and insight mentoring with Renée and fellow mentees.
This mentorship program important instructional tips and a huge virtual hug of support and encouragement. You will share bonds of fellowship and interconnectedness that with your fellow mentees that are almost palpable.Find out more »
FREE! Pre-registration requested for this popular event. Save the date for family cheer! Watch for more unfolding details as the event approaches! With candles burning bright, performances and participatory activities, we welcome the return of the sun at Winter Equinox. Merry dances, moves, songs and bright smiles. Demonstrations and performances may include Hula, Tai Chi Chu’an, Aerial, Yoga, Nia, Bollywood and Bellydance. Enjoy the singing voices of two veteran Hawaii performers: Al Harrington and Faith Rivera!FREE! Potluck-style. Pre-register here to save your spot…Find out more »
Mondays 12-1:15 pm. Feeling ready to occupy vertical space doing yoga? This class is for every body to benefit from the poses of yoga. The aerial hammock is here to be your friend, your balance, your support in this yoga class. Throughout this class, you find traditional yoga poses as well as some aerial variations. The silky, sling-like hammock, which hangs and swivels from the ceiling, acts as another yoga prop. It assists you with both balance and stability, wrapping around you to hold your full body’s weight so that you feel comfortable and completely supported.Find out more »
Mondays, 7-8:15 pm.
Free Introductory Sessions: December 16 and 30.
6 Training Sessions: 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 »
Thursday to Saturday, Dec 19-20-21, 2019.
Hawaiian lomilomi massage is unique in all of the ways that Hawai’i is unique. Lomilomi acknowledges and appreciates the influence of Hawaii’s natural environment on its healing practices. This training provides a foundation in lomilomi that is appropriate for use in a spa setting or within the family.
This particular lomilomi training, entitled “Grounded and Growing”, places emphasis on the limbs of the body and introduces some basic lāʻau lapaʻau herbal healing practices. We will prepare herbal remedies commonly used in lomilomi, such as teas and infusions, and also make a healing salve.
The training will be led in both English and Japanese.Find out more »
Monday, December 30, 2019. 10 am - 12 noon + gallery tour. Kahaluʻu Gallery & Gardens. "Forest bathing" or "forest therapy" is a growing trend worldwide. Enjoy a gentle walk, and reconnect yourself with your senses and the natural world. Unlike a hike, there is no destination and, unlike a naturalist walk, you'll gain knowledge through...Find out more »
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 »
January 1, 2020 4-6 pm. FREE, pre-registration required.
2 hours of wholesome exercise! Rotate through 5 mini-classes of your choice for 20 minutes each. Seek Joy, feeling more fit, with better skills, with wonderful teachers and fellow students. Still & Moving Center is your source for mindful movement from the Dance Arts, Martial Arts and Healing Arts. Start your year with a little taste of each to see how good moving into deep Joy can feel!Find out more »
Saturdays: January 4-11-18-25, 1:30-2:45pm. Is yoga in your 2020 plans? Take this a great opportunity if you are a brand new yogi, or a practitioner who wants a refresher. It’s part explanation, and mostly doing, so you will feel prepared for many other yoga classes you might take moving forward.
Join us for this four-part series. We’ll first talk a little about what yoga is. In each session, we’ll break down various yoga postures (called asana). You’ll learn healthy anatomical alignment and...Find out more »
Rather than an in-depth lomlomi training, this is a stand-alone event for you to enjoy on a single day. Lomilomi, like all forms of healing, is an unfolding process of many steps, and this would be a good first step! Kumu Malia’s Puana approach to lomilomi focuses on settling the nervous system and integrating all parts of the body into one. Drawing on lessons from hula and lei making, students weave lomilomi massage techniques into a tailored treatment that addresses body, mind and spirit.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 »
This FREE monthly brown-bag lunch gathering fosters meaningful connection, and allows women to hold space for each other - through laughter, tears, awkwardness and friendship. The Sparked! This game reminds women of who they are, that they are important and have knowledge to share with each other. The group gives safe space to process what’s meaningful in their lives and to connect with what brings them…Find out more »
Wednesdays, 7 - 8pm.
Jan 15, 22, 29, 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 »
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 »
The stomach muscles can only work well if the back muscles are released, and vice versa. When they fight each other, their battle causes our back pain.
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 »
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 »
February 2 - April 26, 2020 (no class on Easter, April 12).
12 weeks plus Final May Day performance Sun, May 3.
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 auana (modern hula), with the basic steps as well as oli (Hawaiian chants). Children will learn a true appreciation for nature, as well as how to make flower lei. Some classes may learn to use implements, such as the ipu (gourd drum).Find out more »
Tuesdays 4:15 pm with Andrea Torres & Sundays 9 am with Katharine Harts.
Series start in February. There will be drop-in classes in January during the same time slots.
Give your child a delightful chance to fly, dance, 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 to express themselves in their own special way, promoting positive growth by focusing on emotions, connections, friendships, movement and music...Find out more »
Sunday, December 8, 4:30-6 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…Find out more »
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.
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 mangowood dance floor and up into the aerial points! 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 »
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 »
July 27-31 & August 3-7, 2020. Daily: 9am - 4pm. 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 themselves in their own special way, all in a safe and playful environment. We have designed a holistic approach to keiki health and wellness. 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!Find out more »