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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Sep 19 5:45-6:45pm, Sep 20 11 am - 12 pm, Sep 21 12:15-1:15pm, Sep 22 10:30-11:30, 2019 - Classes daily, Sunday-Monday, times varying. 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 ...Find out more »
Sunday Series 9 am, Tuesday Series 4:15 pm. Sept 24 - Dec 15. In these 12 week series, keiki aerialists will learn choreography and routine progression. Possible apparatus include aerial silks, hammock and lyra. We will introduce skills using various aerial apparatus. Sequencing and move progression in preparation for the December Merry & Bright Celebration on Sunday, Dec 15, 2019. Give your child a delightful chance to fly, dance, have fun and connect with...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 »
All class fees ($16) go as donations to the national Take Back the Night Foundation. Come out and breathe, stretch, dance 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 Shine Your Light event features yoga/movement studios from all 50 states. Still & Moving Center’s Nia teacher Valerie Sanchez is offering her class as a Shine Your Light Class on this day. The donations support survivors and raise awareness. Like all participating classes throughout the country, Valerie will offer an opening meditation and contact-free movement practice to best support survivors in their healing, and provide…Find out more »
New BIG shipment of Queen of Hearts clothing - First pick off the racks! Nearly every piece in our shipment is unique: only one of any particular color, style or size. Raffle drawing: for the Queen of Hearts clothing item of your choice! Tops, Pants, Leggings, Bra-tops, Capris, Camisoles. Like ‘em loose? Like ‘em snug?We’ve got both for you!Queen of Hearts is for working out and dressing up! Bring a girlfriend or…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 »
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. Other workshop benefits: memory enhancement, good posture and increased mobility in your neck and entire spine. 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 …Find out more »
Build your confidence in standing upside down in this rare workshop by traveling hand balance teacher Brianna Peterson Magly!! Brianna is one of the few apprentices of international hand balance master Miguel Sant’ana qualified to teach his unique balancing method. This workshop starts with the detailed actions to achieve a straight handstand. Stepping onto our mats, we go through stretches to warm up the body’s flexibility, mobility, and strength; focusing heavily on shoulders and wrists. We cover the body’s alignment from fingers to toes, with attention to our breath and core strength. We go on to greater fun when…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. While you continue to improve your vision, you also learn to free your neck, get rid of pain, and benefit your shoulders, arms and entire posture. Like a bottleneck between our brain and our torso, our neck carries tension and injuries. If we can soften and heal in our neck’s connection with our shoulders, arms and the rest of our spine, we generate a whole different…Find out more »
Join us to raise awareness about Parkinson’s and to raise funds to support the Hawai‘i Parkinson Association. The event features an easy walk around the park, a resource fair, food booths, a keiki zone, and ongoing activities for all ages and abilities. To register to walk individually or as a team or to make a donation, click here.Find out more »
Saturdays 9am - 12 noon: October 12 & November 9 at Lyon Arboretum. Monday, 10 am - 12 noon, plus gallery tour: December 30, 2019 at 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 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 »
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 »