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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 »
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 »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »