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Welcome To Still & Moving

Move your body. Still your mind. Find Center. Find Joy! Still & Moving Center welcomes you, no matter your age or fitness level. We offer mind-body movement classes and workshops in a beautiful, fully equipped, 6,000 square foot, two-story facility in the Kakaako area of downtown Honolulu. We are also an international training facility. Our other offerings include massage, a boutique, gorgeous rental rooms and performance space, and “Moving Moments” for parties and corporate events.

Since March, 2020, we have added a selection of over 65 virtual mindful movement classes, workshops, trainings and private options. Our teachers and students hail from across the globe.

Barefoot Ballroom with Ohana Hall

The Barefoot Ballroom has a 1500 SF mango wood sprung dance floor, AC, fans, 50′ mirrored wall with curtains, bronze Shiva Nataraj (dancing Shiva) statue on one dramatic wall, 4 speaker sound system in acoustically balanced room, adjustable lighting plus lightwells. Great movement space for dances, large size classes, workshops, parties, martial arts, Nia, yoga, performances, or film screenings. Welcomes large, international training, one week to one month in length. Works well for photo sessions.

Ohana Hall is a 400 SF cork floor open space adjacent to Barefoot Ballroom, available as additional floor space or audience space for the Barefoot Ballroom. A/C. The large window provides plenty of daylight. Great for cafe-style seating during dances, eating area during parties, vegetarian potlucks, etc. Cubbies available for guests’ belongings.

Note: this space is vegetarian and alcohol-free.
The combined space of the Barefoot Ballroom and Ohana Hall easily holds 150 people.

Sun & Moon Room

342 SF upstairs space with a window to natural light for more intimate classes or private/semi-private lessons; mango wood sprung dance floor, full wall mirrors and sound system.

The golden walls and artwork from the world’s great traditions suggest meditation and yoga.

Dance Dojo

888 SF space with mango wood sprung dance floor good for dance, yoga, pilates, etc, full wall mirrors, sound system, floor matting available for entire floor (with closet storage) for martial arts/yoga/tumbling; ballet barre, overhead racks for exercise balls etc.

Healing Room

The Healing Room is a space for one-on-one work with a healing professional. Current offerings include massage, lomilomi, Feldenkrais, Thai yoga massage therapy, personal training, life coaching, nutrition counseling, and more.

Boutique-E

The E in Boutique-E stands for Exercise – Environment – Enlightenment. Find stylish, comfortable dance and yoga clothes, yoga mats, steel water bottles, cork yoga blocks, meditation cushions, uplifting books for both adults and children, healthy beverages and snacks.

Gathering Place

Enjoy comfy seating while you sip organic tea, nibble on a locally-made cookie, and talk story with an old buddy or philosophize with a new pal in the Gathering Place. Inspire yourself with a new book from Boutique-E or browse a magazine from the Gathering Place’s coffee table.

Amenities

Changing rooms with showers provide a convenient place to prepare for your next event after class. An ADA toilet and shower are available. Parking can be found in front of the building, on the street and at nearby parking lots..

Our Offerings

Classes

Whether you are a beginner or advanced practitioner of any still or moving art form, you are welcome at Still & Moving Center. Here Martial Arts, Healing Arts, and Dance Arts classes and workshops are taught by the world’s finest and most respected teachers.

Join us for our daily classes: Nia, Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, Hula, Meditation, Feldenkrais, ELDOA Method, Pilates, MELT, Bollywood, Aerial Yoga, Aerial Dance, Afro Fusion and Belly Dance, and many others. Children’s movement classes are available, too!

Drop-in anytime. Not sure which Movement Form is right for you? Come talk to us. With the studio’s rich offerings of different movement classes, you can experiment with various class times, teachers and movement forms all in one space.

Private Sessions

Personalized, one-on-one or small-group classes may be arranged for with any of our skilled teachers. Hula, Aerial and Yoga are popular choices for private sessions.

Trainings & Workshops

Still & Moving Center serves as a pulsing heart in the middle of the Pacific for international mind/body teacher training and movement workshops. Trainers, teachers, and students converge here from all* the continents of the globe. We call in world-class experts to teach and train in the healing arts, dance arts, and mindful martial arts, and we send out individuals prepared to practice and teach those arts themselves.

*6 continents so far; we have yet to host an Antarctic visitor!

Performances & Gatherings

The Barefoot Ballroom offers a sound and light system that can be adapted for performances. We have LCD projectors and movie screens. Ohana Hall can serve as audience space for the Barefoot Ballroom in the case of performances. Independently, Ohana Hall can accommodate gatherings and is the place for meetings of community, including Satsangs.

Satsang

Free! Every Sunday at 12 noon. Nourish you soul! Join us to share your reflections on life. This thought-provoking exchange considers the relevance to our daily lives of topics from the Still & Moving Center Almanac.

Upcoming Events

Jan 10, 2021 January 10, 2021, - March 28, 2021,
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For Nia Belts, White Belt or above - FREE during turbulent times (payment options also available for those who feel inclined). Renée asks that you commit to attending the entire series. Learn from a Nia master in action: Debbie Rosas, choreographer of the routine “Velvet”! This beautifully crafted routine combines power and grace with a full-spectrum of movement variety. An experienced Nia teacher (which this Mentorship series helps you to become) could take the gorgeous choreography of any of Velvet’s songs and apply the katas to another piece of music. The routine’s focus on the “Hands” works well with...

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Jan 17, 2021 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Vegan Winter Soups Cooking Workshop – LIVE ONLINE, Interactive with Sheila WredeSunday, January, 17 2021  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm  HST  Price: $35  This month’s vegan cooking adventure is Winter Soups! Join us to learn the ins and outs of preparing healthy and warming soups.  Zoom in from your home kitchen for this live, interactive, […]

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Jan 24, 2021 9:45 am - 12:45 pm
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Functional Hips, Flexible Pelvis & Strong Lower Back: a Feldenkrais® Workshop – LIVE ONLINE, Interactive with Eva Geueke  Sunday, January 24, 2021  9:45 am - 12:45 pm  HST  $59  20% discount for Golden Circle Members  This Feldenkrais® workshop gives you the chance to re-balance, restore and realign forgotten muscles, connective tissue and organs. By practicing […]

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Feb 06, 2021 February 6, 2021, - February 27, 2021,
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Saturdays, February 6-13-20-27, 2021 3:00 - 7:30 pm HST Price: $395  In English and Japanese, translation by Eriko JonesPre-registration is required. Currently accepting students. Please send an email to Kumu Mālia at malia@stillandmovingcenter.com to introduce yourself and share why you are interested in the course. Mahalo! Navigating Through Time - This lomilomi training places emphasis […]

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Mar 07, 2021 March 7, 2021, - April 25, 2021,
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Sundays, March 7, 14, 21, 28 + April 11, 18, 25  2021 (No class on Easter, April 4) May Day Event on May 1, 2021Price: $130 Drop-in $17 (allowed only May 7 and May 14) Keiki Hula 3-6 Year Olds: Sundays 8:30 am – 9:15 amKeiki Hula 7-12 Year Olds: Sundays 9:30 am – 10:30 amEnrolling your […]

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Dec 31, 2021 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Announcing the new, revised….Still & Moving Center Almanac 2021! This year’s almanac theme of Self-Crafting challenges us to self-define, self-shape, and grow further into the person we long to be. It invites us to sculpt our lives as if creating art. Our aim in this almanac is to each day provide a quote that speaks to your soul. Look for the themes – every day’s quote follows a carefully crafted theme for the week! “When I keep the week’s theme humming in the background of my mind, it helps me put to everything that happens that week into perspective...

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Jan 09, 2022 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Announcing the new, revised….Still & Moving Center Almanac 2021! This year’s almanac theme of Self-Crafting challenges us to self-define, self-shape, and grow further into the person we long to be. It invites us to sculpt our lives as if creating art. Our aim in this almanac is to each day provide a quote that speaks to your soul. Look for the themes – every day’s quote follows a carefully crafted theme for the week! “When I keep the week’s theme humming in the background of my mind, it helps me put to everything that happens that week into perspective...

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