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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 »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
Want to try a Nia class? Already take Nia dance and want to learn the basics? Been dancing Nia for years and want a boost? Seize this opportunity to discover a fabulous workout! Nia offers: the joy of dance, the power and precision of the martial arts and the restorative and relaxation techniques of the healing arts – all in ONE class. Perfect for beginners and seasoned students alike! $39 In this workshop you will: • learn the history 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 be working well if the back muscles are released and vice versa. There is a much more effective way to get all of your stomach muscles to work together smoothly than just doing sit ups.
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 »
Wednesdays, 7 - 8pm
January and February 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 »
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 »
Feb 1, 12pm - 2pm.
Want to try a Nia class?
Already take Nia dance and want to learn the basics?
Been dancing Nia for years and want a boost?
Seize this opportunity to discover a fabulous workout! Nia offers: the joy of dance, the power and precision of the martial arts and the restorative and relaxation techniques of the healing arts – all in ONE class. Perfect for beginners and seasoned students alike!Find out more »
Mondays 12-1:15 pm and Wednesday 8-9 am. 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.
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 »
We dedicate this dance to love, since the Valentine season celebrates love. “Love” consists of far more than romance. As we know from the word aloha, love also consists of patience, dedication, unity and humility, so we can open our hearts to dance many aspects of love. We can celebrate the heart’s noble feelings of compassion, happiness, joy, inner truth and of course romantic love, and - above all - universal love.Find out more »
Saturday, February 8, 2020. 9 am - 12 noon. Lyon Arboretum. "Forest bathing" or "forest therapy" is a growing trend worldwide. Enjoy a gentle walk, and reconnect yourself with your senses and the natural world. Forbes magazine called Forest Bathing Hawai‘i’s walk in a rain forest one of the top five travel experiences in the world “that should be on every intrepid traveler’s bucket list.” Unlike a hike, there is no destination and, unlike a naturalist walk, you'll gain knowledge through...Find out more »
The Profound Healing Power of Subtle Movement and Rolling: a Feldenkrais®/SmartMoves Weekend Workshop
Feldenkrais®/SmartMoves Weekend Workshop - February 8 & 9. The world we live in is not subtle: we are pushing and ‘efforting’, sometimes for years. We sink exhausted into bed and wake up exhausted. Added to our daily stress, we tend to push our bodies in sport, workout classes, or even in yoga, as we do not remember how to be subtle in inhabiting our bodies. In this workshop you learn subtleness of movement - executed slowly, minimally and with full awareness - as the best way to undo a lot of chronic tension in face, neck and back. An easy rolling lesson realigns the entire spine, shoulder girdle and hips.Find out more »
The Profound Healing Power of Subtle Movement and Rolling: a Feldenkrais®/SmartMoves Weekend Workshop
Feldenkrais®/SmartMoves Weekend Workshop - February 8 & 9. All of us need to be able to easily roll - minimally to get in and out of bed and our cars. As babies we learned to roll before we could sit or stand. Rolling is a critical skill in connecting our body and limbs again back to the center where it all started. Through gentle, mindful rolling, we will re-activate our powerful coordination abilities. These rolling lessons are executed again slowly, gradually developing step by step...Find out more »
Thursday to Saturday, March 5-7, 2020. In both English and Japanese. Kumu Malia’s trainings provide a foundation in lomilomi massage that you can use in a spa setting or within the family. This particular training 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. look forward to giving and receiving massage in every…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 »
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 »