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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 »
Deep authentic healing happens through undulating movement, meditation, breath and sound in Wave Continuum. This evokes ancient wisdom that lies in our fluid system and cells and brings it to the surface of our consciousness. Learn to listen for the authentic enfoldment of movement, the wisdom of your body, muscles, connective tissue, organs, cells and spirit, the meeting of water and the spark of fire. This is the wonderful practice of creation. We are all longing for...Find out more »
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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 »
Spring Series: February 2 - April 26, 2020 (no class on Easter). 12 weeks plus final ‘May Day is Lei Day’ performance Sun, May 3. Children who participate in hula halau (school) receive one of the best introductions to Hawaiian language and culture. Kumu Malia teaches the basic moves of both hula kahiko (ancient hula) and hula auana (modern hula), as well as oli (Hawaiian chanting). Keiki (children) also learn a true appreciation for nature and how to make flower lei. Using implements, such as the ipu (gourd drum)...Find out more »
Tuesdays 4:15 pm with Andrea Torres & Sundays 9 am with Katharine Harts. Both series start in February. Students can attend drop-in classes in January - same times. Give your child a delightful chance to fly, dance, learn new skills, 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. They express themselves in their own special way, growthing through positive relationships, movement, music and...Find out more »
Sundays, January 19 - April 5, 2020. In a Joy-filled cell-abration of life in a body and in community, we dance in a smooth-moving, varied, spirited routine. With strong yoga, dance and martial arts elements, Cell-ebrate fulfills the the Nia promise of providing us with plenty of movement variety. Giving voice helps to vibrate Joy right into our bodies’ cells! Routine choreographer Adelle Brewer gives crisp, clear structure as well as time to play, dance, and ‘cell-ebrate’!Find out more »
Thursdays 2:30 - 3:30pm. Starts April 16, 2020. Learn modern style hula, accompanied by songs played on the ukulele. Taught by our experienced kumu hula (traditionally-trained Hawaiian dance teacher): Malia Helela. Thousands of students around the world treasure Kumu Mālia for her warmth, her grace, her lovely voice, and her talent in conveying authentic...Find out more »
With Eddie Bruno Oroyan & Jessica Eirado Enes. In this time of worldwide pandemic there are still ways to connect and move with others from a distance. Contact means more than simply physical touch. We can affect one another, for example, through sound vibration, through eye contact, through subtle body reading, through imagination. We begin the workshop with a series of movement explorations to mindfully train the brain alongside the body, to develop our awareness and choice with an 'as we are, not ‘as we want to be' approach. Tools and guiding are offered throughout...Find out more »
With Eddie Bruno Oroyan & Jessica Eirado Enes. After checking in and taking care of ourselves, we begin to broaden our point of reference to include information given and received from a partner. We use a series of tools and games to help free the mind to be available to empathetically connect with a partner, but also to help understand how our bodies are sensitive instruments that can receive and render subtle information. “As with all truly wild things, care is necessary in approaching them. Stealth is useless...Find out more »
1:30 - 4:00 pm. With Eva Geueke, Feldenkrais practitioner. Important for a healthy respiratory system. This workshop will help your spine to heal and/or stay healthy. If you have a twist in your spine (scoliosis) or suffer from roundback (kyphosis) this workshop can teach you how to lengthen your spine and undo the curves that hinder free movement. Your neck, thoracic, and lumbar vertebrae will benefit and feel more...Find out more »
1:30 - 4:00 pm. With Eva Geueke, Feldenkrais practitioner. Enhance your lung health as you straighten your spine. This workshop will focus on the diaphragm and lungs, neck, 7th cervical vertebrae, and how to lengthen rounded backs or scoliosis from the inside out. Through the easy and gentle movements prescribed in the Feldenkrais Method, we learn to recognize and eliminate many of the common habits that interfere with deep breathing and good spinal organization. Cultivate a healthy respiratory...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...
Delve into the “Feeling” routine as a powerful movement tool to discover more about Form and Freedom. This routine gives access to the emotional realm, a highly charged place for us to explore and find safety in during these turbulent times. It also offers an in-depth somatic experience! Renée Tillotson, Nia Black Belt, 2nd degree, facilitates a Nia-Life-Spirit check-in before every session, finding deep relevance to our daily lives as “Spirit clothed in flesh”, as Debbie Rosas likes to talk about our experience in a sacred...Find out more »
May 8-9-10, 2020. This 20-hour training introduces participants to specific tools to facilitate trauma-sensitive movement. We will explore hatha yoga and breath practices, which can be vital to the healing process of complex trauma. The training emphasizes core components of the theory and practice of trauma sensitive yoga, and how they relate to other anti-oppressive and trauma sensitive...Find out more »
Heart Strength / Whole Health Feldenkrais Weekend – LIVE ONLINE – Day 1: Heart, Neck, Shoulders & Wrists Connection with Eva Geueke
Saturday, May 16 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm. This workshop will serve to calm and strengthen the heart and nervous system, addressing neck, shoulder, wrist and hand issues along the way. Last workshop we opened up the thoracic spine, which we will continue. Now we will increase our understanding of how the nervous system and the heart are linked. In Chinese medicine, the heart and pericardium’s electromagnetic circuit (meridian) flows through...Find out more »
Heart Strength / Whole Health Feldenkrais Weekend – LIVE ONLINE – Day 2: Heart, Vagus Nerve, Face & Gut Connection with Eva Geueke
Sunday, May 17 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (HST). We continue with freeing the neck, including the face, jaw and tongue. With these SmartMoves exercises we may take years off the face and make our smile more radiant and our mouth more spacious. The tongue has an intimate connection with the jaw but also with the heart...Find out more »
Join us LIVE ONLINE on May 24, 2020 at 1:30 to 3:30 pm for a vegan food lesson with a delightful twist! Sheila Wrede will show you how to prepare Zesty Black Bean Burgers that are high in protein, fiber and antioxidants. Pair the burgers with Purple Potato Salad with Cashew Mayo and Blueberry Quinoa Crumble and get the heart health benefits of...Find out more »
Sunday, May 31, 2020. 10:00am - 12:00pm (HST). Have you ever wondered how a belly dance teacher might give themselves a great workout? This is your chance to sneak into a dance teacher’s ‘home studio’ and follow along. In addition to a getting an intro to Turkish Belly Dance as a whole-body practice, you’ll also focus on your hips, core and arms - with great music as you go! Your teacher Murat Demirtas teaches not only dance, but also Pilates and Foam Rolling Massage. Meanwhile he’s a Personal Trainer. He shows you variations of intensity levels so that you can...Find out more »
Miraculous Communication between Heart, Brain, Face and Gut: a WaveContinuum Workshop – LIVE ONLINE, INTERACTIVE with Eva Geueke
Friday, June 5. 7:30 - 10:00 pm (HST). In WaveContinuum, we evoke the healing power of water through sound, breath, and spiral movement, delving into the wisdom of “our inner biology.” Come explore how the long Vagus Nerve communicates with the face, brain, heart and even gut. WaveContinuum can help dissolve pain and limitations. We may even reverse aging. The heart opens and strengthens, the mind calms, wisdom flows, and the spirit...Find out more »
Easy Breathing with Tension Relief for Neck & Back: Feldenkrais©/SmartMoves Workshop – LIVE ONLINE, INTERACTIVE with Eva Geueke
Saturday, June 6. 3:30 - 6:00 pm (HST). Learn to breathe well, and you’ll lose that pain in your neck… Wait, what?!? Surprisingly, learning to move the diaphragm and ribcage can unlock neck tension, scoliosis and immobility in the spine! Proper breathing provides huge benefits, including mental health and disease resistance! Oxygen is our primary source of energy, our lifeline, even before water and food: breathe well and...Find out more »
Easy Breathing with Back-Rolling to Health: Feldenkrais©/SmartMoves Workshop – LIVE ONLINE, INTERACTIVE with Eva Geueke
Sunday, June 7. 11:00 am - 2:00 pm (HST). Rolling is something we did as kids when our spines and ribs were still very flexible. In this workshop you can learn to have such a flexible spine again that rolling becomes pleasurable and informative to the health of your nervous system. Finding easier movement in the spine, you free the ribcage, and with it your breathing. The ability to roll when you fall can be life saving. To be able to feel the enjoyment of rolling on the floor and giving your connective tissue a nice massage instead of feeling stiff will make your whole being happy...Find out more »
Saturday, June 13. 10:00 am - 12:00 noon (HST). This sampler workshop will introduce you to a movement practice that prioritizes healing and empowerment for survivors of trauma. Jody will offer the full 20-hour Trauma Sensitive Yoga training July 31, Aug 1-2, 2020. Experiencing physical and psychological trauma often causes people to respond to events from their past and disconnect from their bodies. This disconnect in turn causes a further sense of...Find out more »
The World at Your Fingertips Dance Workshop – LIVE ONLINE, INTERACTIVE with guest artist Tara Pandeya
Friday, June 12. 3:30-5:30pm (HST). Sunday, June 14. 9:30-11:30 am (HST). Learn how to paint a picture with your hands to convey emotions and storytelling as the highlight of your dance piece. In this workshop you will pay special attention to an often-neglected part of the body in dance, the hands! To do so, you will gain experience in traditional training practices of Central Asian dance forms, which traces its roots back thousands of years to the royal courts of the Emirs. Pantomimed folk styles of dance also used hand gestures to reflect daily chores, environment, rites of passage or seasonal occasions. This workshop will enhance your ability to...Find out more »
June 4 & 18, 8:00-9:15 am (HST). A live online facilitated nature therapy session. Connect with others and the natural world from a green space near you! During this time when many of us are experiencing heightened stress, disorientation, and a sense of isolation, this forest bathing walk (conducted virtually via the free video conferencing platform Zoom) offers opportunities to connect to others, to yourself, and to the grace of the natural world. It is led by a certified forest therapy guide...Find out more »
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 »
Lomilomi Massage for Family & Friends – LIVE ONLINE, INTERACTIVE with Malia Helela 家族・友人のためのロミロミマッサージ〜ライブ・オンラインwith クム ・マリア
Saturday, June 27. 12:30-2:30 PM HST. Lomilomi has traditionally been practiced in the home. This two hour workshop will provide you with practical and accessible lomilomi techniques that can be safely shared with your family and friends. Our live, interactive online format lets you learn in the comfort of your own home. Lessons begin with self massage techniques and then progress to lomilomi for others. You will practice on each other during the workshop. Therapeutic touch begins when...Find out more »
Sundays starting May 31st, 8:30 am - 9:15 am (HST) Keiki Hula 3-6 Year Olds, Sundays 9:30 am - 10:30 am (HST) Keiki Hula 7-12 Year Olds. Children who participate in hula hālau (school) receive one of the best introductions to Hawaiian language and culture. Kumu Mālia teaches the basic moves of both hula kahiko (ancient hula) and hula 'auana (modern hula), as well as oli (Hawaiian chanting). Keiki (children) also learn a true appreciation for nature. Your child will feel truly appreciated and supported by their loving, vivacious teacher, Kumu Mālia...Find out more »
Sunday, June 28, 2020. 1:30-3:30 pm (HST). Join us for a vegan food lesson with a delightful twist! We would love for you to join Sheila Wrede, owner of Wellness Becomes You, from your home kitchen for this cooking class, and when you finish the class, you will have a meal for a family of four! She will show you how to prepare a Vegetarian Buddha Bowl with Rice or Quinoa and Hoisin Sauce, Thai Salad with Peanut Sauce, and...Find out more »
Saturday, July 4, 2020. 9:00 - 11:00 am (HST). What better way to get fit and feel good than by tapping into a greater collective energy?!? Join us for a healthy start to your holiday! And for the first time in many months we are opening our doors (for a soft opening) to the lucky recipients of our SuperClass in-person pass raffle. This will be limited to a small number of people, so please tune in for the raffle date and time. By coming to our annual 4th of July SuperClass, you have a chance to experience various mini-classes in just 2 hours. Lots of movement forms: some familiar, some of you might have never even heard of...Find out more »