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4th of July - Labor Day Eve. Attention all wanna-be world travelers! Come with us on international mini-adventures, taking classes at Still & Moving Center and collecting flags of the world to fill your passport! The more full your passport, the more fit you become, and the greater your contribution to special young women on this island. FREE.Find out more »
Learn to walk in a way that will benefit your whole being and make your walking easy, elegant and efficient. Walking is a complex, 3-dimensional movement. Walking moves our whole self!
Addressing all the joints from the feet to the neck, the workshop benefits the entire spine. It also benefits the brain, as the 3-dimensionality of walking interrelates with our three dimensional thinking and spatial awareness.Find out more »
Aug 22-26, 2019. This transformational practice is rich with images from nature and yoga chakras. Dance and yoga meet in this conscious movement practice. Human development from infant to individual infuses the yoga practice. Yoga teachers can earn CEC’s with Yoga Alliance. This training comes from Eastwest Somatics Institute. Graduates of the Institute qualify for the designation Registered Somatic Movement Therapist RSMT and Registered Somatic Movement Educator RSME.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 Ecstatic Dance is an homage to beauty, love and joy, Let’s celebrate our love for music and dance: from soft to spacious, from passionate to loud and joyous, from whimsical to quiescent! No prior experience needed. Just wear comfortable clothes that make your heart happy!
Heartbeat Dance is a free dance form where you follow the truth of your heart. There will be a small amount of guidance in the beginning and again at the end to dive deep into your heart space.Find out more »
What if the “Black Earth” could speak of her-story? What would she say of all that has happened to her children?
Exploring the relationship between text and dance, this special presentation is part spoken word, drama, music, and meditation. This interactive performance will surely make your soul travel with the deities and spirits that are still alive in the mystic forests, jungles and rivers of the Americas.Find out more »
Here’s a chance to contribute our volunteer effort to restore the Pearl Haven facility! We want to help them open next year. Let’s lend our hands to heal the hearts of the girls emerging from sex trafficking. Work will include some cutting of trees and removing brush weed whacking, pruning. We will have lots of light duty tasks as well. You can bring pruners, loppers, rakes, gloves, sunscreen mosquito repellent and lots of water. We will have lots of light…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 »
Let’s welcome Nathalie Champion in a lively and thoughtful conversation as she facilitates Sparked! Space is limited to 12 attendees, please register in advance. The game fosters meaningful connection, and allows women to hold space for each other-- through laughter, tears, and awkwardness. The game reminds women of who they are, that they are important and have important knowledge to share with each other, and helps to give them space to process things that are important in their lives and to connect with what brings them joy. Free event, pre-registration required. FREE.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 »
Nurture your Spirit and gift yourself - and a friend or a family member - with this special offering by yogini and musician Zeny Ogrisseg. With a musical background spanning 30+ years, Zeny has crafted a beautiful workshop that weaves ancient mantras, Tibetan singing bowls and the Indian harmonium into a sacred self-care ceremony. Zeny has traveled extensively all over India studying Vedic and Tantric mantras, meditation and sacred rituals (puja). Yoga nidra takes you to a tranquil, still place of awareness.Find out more »
In Part 2 of the 3D Walking workshops, we explore ways to mobilize the thoracic spine (upper back), shoulder girdles, and pelvis for a smooth, well-balanced gait. Few of us consciously move all these different parts of the body while walking! And many of us don’t move these parts much at all. This is the amazing 3-dimensionality of human walking we’ll be playing with in this workshop!Find out more »
Take a journey that will fundamentally alter your experience of manhood and the world. Improve every relationship and show up as the man, husband, partner, father, and brother you were born to be. The New Warrior Training Adventure is a life affirming personal development event, honoring the best in what men have to offer the planet.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 »
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 »
Sept 16-22 2019 - 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 »
VegFest O‘ahu is a celebration of island-style plant-based, sustainable living. The free festival brings together more than 50 booths offering education, food, and entertainment. Activities include: plant-based cooking demos by expert chefs; speakers on health and environmental topics; a mouthwatering variety of vegan vendors offering local favorites, and comfort foods; yoga and dance classes; lots of free product sampling; and continuous live music, including Tiamane, Paul Izak and Tavana. Come meet friendly people and discover the many island resources for plant-based living.Find out more »
Saturdays, Sep 21 to Oct 19, 2019. In this 5-week series, students will learn a full choreography in the American Cabaret style of belly dance - any level is welcome! The piece will be upbeat and joyful - representative of celebration! Students will have the opportunity to perform the piece as a part of the annual Diwali celebration at Still and Moving Center.Find out more »
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 »
Thursday to Saturday, Oct 3-4-5, 2019. This particular lomilomi training, entitled “A Basis of Touch”, focuses on developing the essential skills of palpation. We explore the skin and muscular systems of the body. We also delve into the therapeutic use of hot towels. This training provides a foundation in lomilomi that is appropriate for use in a spa setting or within the family. Malia will give this current training compressed into a single 16 hour weekend intensive. The training will be led in both English and Japanese.Find out more »
Celebrate the 150th birthday of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi: one of the most important political and spiritual leaders for peace in our time. Gandhi pioneered vast, nonviolent civil disobedience and liberated India from Britain’s colonial oppression without a war. This
Interfaith leaders plea for world peace, multicultural performances, activities for children, music by the Royal Hawaiian Band, food samples by Down To Earth, booths representing peace-related organizationsFind out more »
Come out and breathe, stretch, and strengthen your body, mind and soul in support of survivors of all forms of sexual violence!
Organized by the Take Back The Night Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, this nation-wide event features yoga studios from all 50 states. Each studio will hold one or more classes on Saturday designated as their Shine Your Light Class with all class fees going to support Take Back the Night Foundation in our work to support survivors and raise awareness. Many studios will have trauma-informed instructors, and all will offer an opening meditation and contact free practice to best support survivors in their healing and comfort throughout the class.Find out more »
Sat & Sun, Oct 19 & 20, 2019. What are you actually doing for your eyes? Eyes are so vital to our everyday functioning, let’s help them out.
The benefits of this workshop include better eyesight, memory enhancement, good posture and increased mobility in your neck and entire spine. There is an intimate relationship between eyes, neck and spine: The eyes organize the spine. They can help it to turn better and become more elongated. Eyes do not have to deteriorate when we age as much as we might think. If your eyes are not as good as they should be, you can change that with these wonderful Feldenkrais eye lessons.Find out more »
Evoke the healing power of water through sound, breath and spiral movement, delving into the wisdom of “your inner biology”. Here we invite our inner waters to penetrate and saturate all the different layers of ourselves: muscles, connective tissue, organs and cells.
Life flows in the healing energy of spiral movement, breath and sound! Moving with love and awareness we create balance in the body between the Water and Earth elements.Find out more »
Sat & Sun, Oct 19 & 20, 2019. In this workshop, we continue improving our vision. You also learn movement lessons to free your neck, get rid of pain and benefit your shoulders, arms and entire posture.
The neck is like a bottleneck between our brain and our torso. Here, where we carry around lots of tension and injuries, we can constrict this narrow place even more, resulting in many unpleasant, painful and even dangerous conditions. If we can soften and heal in our neck connected to our shoulders, arms and the rest of our spine, we generate a whole different outlook on our life.Find out more »
Enchant your family with this colorful celebration from ancient India, with international highlight performances! Behind Diwali is the adventurous Ramayana epic – complete with brave, noble warriors, a princess, a demon king and the valiant monkey hero: Hanuman. This universal tale of Prince Rama will unfold through our storytelling enactment, interspersed with performances from our dance, yoga, martial arts and aerial classes. Be dazzled by Bollywood, Hula and Belly dancers. Cheer on our heroes in battle scenes, enjoy heroic monkeys, and a fire-lit homecoming for the prince and his princess! Food 5:30 - 6 pm.
Performance 6 - 7:30 pm.
Thur to Sat, Nov 14-15-16, 2019. In English and Japanese 日本語通訳付き.
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.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. Palena refers to land boundaries and participants are guided through establishing their own boundaries around business, projects and personal life. An easy walk to Ala Moana Beach Park, the activity will take place under the shade of a tree by the beach. In inclement weather, the activity will take place in one of Still & Moving Center’s beautifully appointed studios.
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.
Malia introduces bodywork in the first lesson, so look forward to giving and receiving massage in every session! Each weekly session builds upon the last so that lessons and themes are intertwined.
The training will be led in both English and Japanese.Find out more »