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

Apr 24, 2022 April 24, 2022, - July 31, 2022,
Global, HI United States
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The body is resilient. Human beings are born resilient. Nia movement and Nia routines provide the perfect map to develop body and life resilience skills.

Are you ready to systematically approach a new piece of Nia choreography each week? Ready to dive into deep conversation and exploration of how you live Nia in your life and in your teaching? This group experience provides you with week-by-week support, professional guidance, good cheer and friendship within a small, personalized context...

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Jul 17, 2022 July 17, 2022, - August 7, 2022,
Global, HI United States
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This class is for 7 to 12 year oldsJuly 17- August 7, 2022Sundays, 9:15 -10:15 am HST Price $65   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), […]

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Jul 18, 2022 July 18, 2022, - August 8, 2022,
Global, HI United States
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This class is for 3 to 6 year oldsJuly 18- August 8, 2022Mondays, 3:00-3:45 pm HST Price $65   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 […]

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Jul 31, 2022 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
HI United States
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July 31, 20225:00-7:00 pm HST Price: $69Ancient wisdom for today’s leaders managing natural resources -Island style:Living on the Earthʻs most isolated landmass, early Hawaiians adapted and thrived by managing their precious resources. This management style has at its core a traditional healing prayer that provides direction, bringing all aspects of life into alignment. Palena refers […]

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Aug 15, 2022 August 15, 2022, - August 18, 2022,
HI United States
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AIReal Hammock Dance Teacher Trainingwith Carmen Curtis - AIReal Yoga™ Founder  Renowned Yoga Instructor, Elite Athlete & Cirque du Soleil Performance Aerialist Aug 15-18, 2022 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur 9:00-12:00 + 2:00-5:00pm Price: $64520% discount for Golden & Platinum Circle membersThis 24 hour Aerial Teacher Training covers the foundations and fundamentals of aerial hammock dance. […]

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Aug 19, 2022 August 19, 2022, - August 21, 2022,
HI United States
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AIReal Restore:  Restorative Aerial Yoga TrainingThe gentler side of Aerial Yogawith Carmen Curtis - AIReal Yoga™ Founder  Renowned Yoga Instructor, Elite Athlete & Cirque du Soleil Performance Aerialist Aug 19-21, 2022 Fri:  9:00-10:30 + 1:30-5:00pm Sat:  1:00-6:00pmSun: 1:00-6:00pm  Price: $465 20% discount for Golden & Platinum Circle members This immersive 15 hour training gives you a comprehensive […]

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Aug 21, 2022 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
HI United States
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August 21, 2022 5:00 - 7:00 pm (HST) Price: $69Rather than an in-depth lomilomi training, this is a stand-alone event for you to enjoy on a single day. Lomilomi, like all forms of healing, is an unfolding process of many steps. This approach to lomilomi focuses on settling the nervous system and integrating all parts […]

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Sep 04, 2022 September 4, 2022, - October 2, 2022,
HI United States
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Oct 2Lomilomi Massage Training: Connecting to the Hawaiian Environment with a focus on the Skeletal System & Permissions LIVE Online, Interactive with Mālia Helelā, kumu hula and kumu lomilomi Sundays, 5:00-8:30 pm HSTSep 4 to Oct 2, 2022+ closing ceremony Oct 2 from 8:30 - 9:30 pm HST Pre-registration is required. Currently accepting students. Please send […]

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Oct 05, 2022 October 5, 2022, - December 17, 2022,
Global, HI United States
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Oct 5 to Dec 16,   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 1 Training, […]

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Nov 05, 2022 November 5, 2022, - December 10, 2022,
HI United States
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Lomilomi Massage Training: Connecting to the Hawaiian Environment with a focus on the Skeletal System & Permissions LIVE Online, Interactive with Mālia Helelā, kumu hula and kumu lomilomi Saturdays,  4:00-7:30 pm HSTNov 5 to Dec 10, 2022 (off Nov 26)+ closing ceremony Dec 10 from 7:30 - 8:30 pm HST ロミロミ マッサージトレーニング: ハワイの自然と繋がる 〜骨格について&許可を求めることの大切さについてライブ・交流型オンライントレーニング講師:マリア・ヘレラ〜クムフラ&クム・ロミロミ ハワイ時間:土曜日 4:00-7:30 […]

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