Past Events › new_4
Events Search and Views Navigation
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
Starting with an oli (Hawaiian chant) Leila will introduce the bond of sisterhood arching over all of our individualities. We’ll explore how we can support and celebrate each other so that we all can achieve our destinies.
“Each of us is a moving center, a space of divine mystery”- Gabrielle Roth
These ongoing womenʻs gatherings seek to provide a safe space for uplifting dialogue on any number of topics pertinent to the female experience. Understanding that the female cycles work in rhythm with the waxing and waning of the moon, we dedicate space for this event at the time of each new moon. This month we focus on “The Mystery of I”.Find out more »
Join for "Land to Water Yoga” and simultaneously enjoy a dance experience. Learn about Shin Somatics, visiting guest trainer Kay Nelson. Somatics is how we feel, move, do!
Land to Water Yoga is movement from the land where we are now back down to the ground to represent the water world we begin where we began. We can also begin from the ground, representing water moving up to the land where we are now. The workshop consists of hour and a half of movement, with 30 minutes of introduction, explanation, and questions. Shin Somatics was created by Sondra Fraleigh, a luminary in conscious movement.Find out more »
Celebrating the long-standing relationship between Japan’s Imperial Family and the Kingdom of Hawaii, we welcome our Golden Week visitors to savor some Hawaiian healing.
The process of healing unfolds in many steps. Drawing on lessons of hula, lei making, lomilomi, ceremony and oli (chanting), students weave healing practices into a tailored treatment that addresses body, mind and spirit.
The activity is led by kumu hula, Malia Helela, traditionally trained hula instructor, lomilomi practitioner and cultural advisor. Our native Japanese translator, Eriko Jones, has a decade of experience in Hawaiian practices with Kumu Malia.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer.” - Harriet TubmanCome join us for a heart-opening Sparked game from 5-6:30pm and then celebrate sisterhood with your new friends afterwards with a fun and uplifting dance party from 6:30-7pm! Our theme for this Red Tent, “Those Who Show the Way” asks us to consider with gratitude those women in our lives and history who inspire us - as women and fellow human beings on Mother Earth - to dream our greatest dreams and bring those dreams to the light of day.Find out more »
Join us for an afternoon of zen and creativity! Workshop students will craft a personalized knotted mala necklace from Balinese rudraksha seed beads. These necklaces can be used as a meditation tool and worn as a beautiful reminder of spiritual practice. The workshop will encourage intentionality and mindful movement, and will include a discussion on the history, meaning and use of mala necklaces.Find out more »
These ongoing Red Tent womenʻs gatherings seek to provide a safe space for warmth and uplifting dialogue on any number of topics pertinent to the female experience. It’s a place for friendship, togetherness.
This month we focus on the symbol of the diamond. We strengthen and refine our ‘diamond soul’ through the tough inner work of forgiveness and gratitude, so that we don’t collapse under emotional pressures. Our ‘diamond soul’ opens to the clear light of love and compassion. This is human work. Women’s work.Find out more »
Our gracious guest teacher, Diane Cline, introduces the art of using crystal bowls to bring balance and healing to people and places. Everyone gets to experience playing the bowls. The workshop concludes with a regenerative 20 minute sound bath.
Folks who have experienced Diane Cline's classes report a true sense of joyfulness, relief from pain, clarity of thought, stress relief, entire balancing of the systems, and an inner peace.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 »
Free. At Honolulu Museum of Art. Still & Moving Center will celebrate the Hawaiian season of peace, Makahiki, at the Hawaiian new year at the Honolulu Museum of Art. Kumu Malia will lead her hula halau in a public hula performance followed by a Keiki Hula and storytelling activity. Each month the museum hosts Family Sunday with a different theme relating to a cultural event, art concept, or exhibition. For November, the theme is Makahiki, honoring the god Lono.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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Happy feet are a pleasure to walk on. Regaining flexible feet and ankles is of vital importance for balance. As you learn to align your feet with your knees, you will also correct your posture. As you move your ribcage in harmony with your legs and pelvis, your spine naturally learns to do a healthy counter-rotation, stabilizing your stride from the ground...Find out more »
Healthy Hip Joints, Flexible Pelvis & Strong Lower Back: A Feldenkrais® / SmartMoves workshop with Eva Geueke
Your hip-pelvis-lower back connection is your powerhouse of locomotion. Free that area up, and just imagine how you will move again! Gently opening the hip flexor (psoas) muscles in this workshop increases healthy mobility and prevents hip damage.The psoas muscle connects the legs to the lower back through the pelvis. The hip joints work on each side of...Find out more »
Join us online for a vegan cooking lesson with a delightful twist!
Let’s have fun and learn to cook through the magic of Zoom. Sheila is the owner of Wellness Becomes You. She will show you how to prepare tasty jackfruit tacos that are high in fiber and low in calories, with gluten-free taco shells. Pair the tacos with Chickpea Coconut Turmeric Stew. You will love all the...
Sunday, June 21, 2020. 2:00 - 6:00 pm (HST). Please join us - with guests such as Lt Gov Josh Green, and Ayurvedic Dr. David Frawley - for Hawaii’s second annual International Yoga Day event, honoring this ancient body-mind-spirit practice of Yoga. For some sessions you can join us on your mat at home to sample Yoga and Meditation practices. While the world came to something of a standstill recently, Yoga has provided solace, steady invigoration, and inner/outer connection to…Find out more »