About Us

Welcome To Still & Moving

Move your body. Still your mind. Find Center. Find Joy! Still & Moving Center, a mindful movement and yoga studio in Hawaii, 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 an international training facility based in Hawaii. Some of our many offerings include massage, a boutique, gorgeous rental rooms, 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. A great movement space for dances, large size classes, workshops, parties, martial arts, Nia, yoga, performances, or film screenings. We welcome large, international trainings, one week to one month in length. This space also works well for photo sessions.

Ohana Hall is a 400 SF cork floor open space adjacent to the 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. A/C available.

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 many of the world’s great traditions suggest an atmosphere of meditation and yoga.

Dance Dojo

888 SF space with a mango wood sprung dance floor good for dance, yoga, pilates, etc, full wall mirrors, sound system, and floor matting available for the entire floor (plus closet storage) for martial arts/yoga/tumbling; ballet barre. Overhead racks are available 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, Sarga, 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 snack, 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 our Hawaii based mindful movement studio. 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, Belly Dance, and many others. Children’s movement classes are available, too!

Drop-in anytime with our online Pilates and hula classes. Not sure which Movement Form is right for you? Come talk to us. With the studio’s rich offerings of different movement modalities, 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

As a mindful movement and yoga studio in Hawaii, 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. Our Ohana Hall can serve as audience space for the Barefoot Ballroom in the case of performances. Independently, the Ohana Hall can accommodate gatherings and is the place for community meetings, including Satsangs.

Satsang

Free! Every Sunday at 12 noon. Nourish your 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

Dec 31, 2021 December 31, 2021, - March 18, 2022,
Global, HI United States
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Theme for 2022: Being Truly Human Announcing the new Still & Moving Center Almanac 2022! This year’s almanac theme of Being Truly Human celebrates the honor, the responsibility and the immense possibilities of Being Truly Human. In the East, wise ones talk about the privilege of gaining birth in a human body. The poet Walt […]

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Jan 01, 2022 January 1, 2022, - January 31, 2022,
Global, HI United States
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January Mindful Movement ChallengeJan 1 to 31, 2022 Set yourself up for a healthy, mindful start to 2022 Meet, meditate and move with your fellow students as you challenge yourselves to attain movement goals for the month while raising funds for a worthy local charity. How it works: Please, contact us here to confirm your […]

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Jan 21, 2022 January 21, 2022, - March 11, 2022,
Global, HI United States
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8 Week Series:January 21 to March 11, 2022Fridays 5:45-6:45 pm HST$199 plus tax This 8 week series will culminate in a performance for our annual Birthday celebration March 18, 2022     What does it feel like to move in and suspend in the air, and have increased body awareness and balance? This is your […]

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Jan 24, 2022 January 24, 2022, - March 14, 2022,
Global, HI United States
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8 Week Series:January 24 to March 14, 2022Mondays, 7:15-8:15 pm HST $199 plus tax This 8 week series will culminate in a performance for our annual Birthday celebration March 18, 2022  In this class, you will learn dance skills in the Hammock, as well as in floor exercises and stretching. The techniques and strength-building exercises […]

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Jan 29, 2022 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
HI United States
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Saturday January 29, 20223:30 - 6:30 pm HST  (日本語間:1月30日(日)10:30 am -1:30 pm JST) $79 20%  discount for Golden Circle & Platinum Members (Read in Japanese 日本語) (日本語:下記参照) Experience this amazingly effective yet gentle movement modality: The Feldenkrais Method®. Regenerate your nervous system and free your neck, shoulders and hips with U.S. Feldenkrais® Guild certified teacher, […]

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Feb 09, 2022 February 9, 2022, - April 15, 2022,
Global, HI United States
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February 9 - April 15, 2022,   40 hour courseNow Accepting Applications! Contact: douglas@academyofmindfulmovement.com The Academy of Mindful Movement trains Instructors and Coaches from the athletic, performance, exercise, recreational and therapeutic worlds to teach their disciplines Mindfully. Join experienced movement coaches and teachers from around the globe at the Academy of Mindful Movement for live, highly interactive Level […]

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Feb 12, 2022 8:45 am - 9:45 am
Global, HI United States
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December 11, 2021  •  January 8, 2022  •  February 12, 20223 online sessions - 12 weeks of independent journaling + WhatsApp group check-ins Saturdays, 8:45 - 9:45 am Hawaii Time Offered free of charge • Donations to the Still & Moving Center scholarship fund gladly accepted~ A Twelve-Week Process with a Monthly One Hour Gathering […]

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Feb 19, 2022 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
HI United States
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Saturday, February 19, 202212:30 - 4:00 pm HST DAY 1:  $69Discounted weekend combo for both workshops: $9920% discount for Golden Circle & Platinum Members off each single workshop Day 2 info here Please, make sure to correctly select the In-person or Online option when signing up.During February, the month of love, Eva Geueke emphasizes how […]

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Feb 20, 2022 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
HI United States
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Sunday, February 20, 202211:30 am-2:00 pm HST DAY 2:  $49Discounted weekend combo for both workshops: $9920% discount for Golden Circle & Platinum Members off each single workshopDay 1 info hereDuring February, the month of love, Eva Geueke emphasizes how we can move in such a loving way that movement becomes medicine that can heal our […]

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Feb 27, 2022 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
HI United States
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Sunday, February 27, 20221:30 - 3:30 pm HST  Price: $3520 % Discount for Golden Circle & Platinum members Join Sheila to make foods with ingredients that are healthy for your heart. Brussels sprouts have an antioxidant that may reduce cancer growth, decrease inflammation and promote heart health.  Fiber-rich foods like broccoli are associated with a […]

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