Martial Arts

Martial Arts for Mindfulness, Health & Vitality

Our ability to hold focused attention in Qigong and Tai Chi cultivates a calm intentionality, and a clarity of purpose. As we circulate life force energy qi or chi, we flush vitality through our entire system, on the physical and also more subtle levels of our being. Our mentality sharpens as we gather our normally distracted thoughts into concentration on the practice at hand. Still & Moving Center in Hawaii offers mindfulness training and martial arts classes, online and in person, as a way to cultivate not war but peace. Through the self-discipline of these practices, we reduce our tendency to react with violence, and our self-confidence serves as a natural shield of protection.

Practicing Qigong or Tai Chi increases and circulates your life force by means of breath work, visualization, meditation, self-massage, static holds, and flowing movement sequences. With a deep respect for the roots of their respective martial arts traditions, your instructors at Still & Moving Center each bring a personal touch, individualized attention, and compassion to their students.

Here at Still & Moving Center in Hawaii, we offer a wide variety of mindfulness training and martial arts classes online, such as Kobang Qigong, Tai Chi Chuan, and Morning Qigong. Based on wisdom from the Taoist tradition, Morning Qigong will get your day off to a fantastic start with self-massage, gentle stretching, meditation, and breathing practices. T’ai Chi Ch’uan from ancient China offers you an opportunity to calm your nervous system and enhance your memory as you learn a sequence of twenty-four moves that evolve with practice into a slow, graceful moving meditation. For a more challenging practice.

In each of our mindful martial arts practices, the intention is the same: enhancing your energy flow and your body-mind-spirit health. No matter your current level, we have a class suitable for you.

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Sep 03, 2022 September 3, 2022, - October 15, 2022,
Global, HI United States
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Saturdays, 11:15 am-12:15 pm HSTSeptember 3 - October 15, 2022$210 plus taxFor ages 7 to 13 Drop-in lessons are offered through Aug 27, 2022 Students will have the opportunity to perform at our annual Diwali celebration in October, 2022 In this weekly series, keiki aerialists will learn choreography and routine progression. Possible apparatus include aerial […]

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Sep 04, 2022 September 4, 2022, - October 2, 2022,
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October 2nd Lomilomi Massage Training: Connecting to the Hawaiian Environment With a focus on the Skeletal System & Permissions In-person with Mālia Helelā, kumu hula and kumu lomilomi Sundays, 5:00-8:30 pm HSTSeptember 4 to October 2, 2022*+ closing ceremony October 2nd from 8:30 - 9:30 pm HST Pre-registration is required. Currently accepting students. Please send an […]

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Sep 06, 2022 September 6, 2022, - October 18, 2022,
Global, HI United States
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7 Week Series:September 6 - October 18, 2022Tuesdays, 7:15-8:15 pm HST $210 plus taxDrop-in classes open through Aug 30, 2022 This 7 week series will culminate in a performance for our annual Diwali Celebration in October, 2022 In this class, you will learn dance skills in the Hammock, as well as in floor exercises and […]

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Sep 09, 2022 September 9, 2022, - October 21, 2022,
Global, HI United States
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7-Week Series:September 9 - October 21, 2022Fridays 5:30 - 6:30 pm HST$210 plus taxDrop-in classes open through September 2, 2022 Participants will have the opportunity to perform at our Annual Diwali celebration in October, 2022. What does it feel like to move in and suspend in the air, and have increased body awareness and balance? […]

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Sep 11, 2022 September 11, 2022, - December 11, 2022,
Global, HI United States
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    This class is for 7 to 12 year olds 12 week Fall Series: Sep 11 to Dec 11, 2022 (no class Sep 25 & Nov 27, 2022)Sundays, 9:15-10:15 am Plus performances for Diwali Oct 23 and Merry & Bright Dec 17, 2022 Price: $230   Participation in this hula halau (school) is one […]

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Sep 15, 2022 September 15, 2022, - December 15, 2022,
Global, HI United States
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    This class is for 3 to 6 year olds 12 week Fall Series: Sep 15 to Dec 15, 2022 (no class Sep 22 & Nov 24, 2022) Thursdays, 4:00- 4:45 pm Plus performances for Diwali Oct 23 and Merry & Bright Dec 17, 2022 Price: $230  Participation in this hula halau (school) is one […]

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Sep 24, 2022 September 24, 2022, - October 30, 2022,
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Sep 30, 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Global, HI United States
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Welcome to our monthly Benefit Sound Bath Series! My mission behind creating this series is to bring more peace to the community and to the world. It is designed to fill you with serenity, and healing that you can spread throughout your community, while at the same time helping create positive change throughout the world by helping support nonprofit organizations achieve their goals.

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Oct 02, 2022 October 2, 2022, - May 28, 2023,
Hawaii, HI United States
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 Wisdom SeekersYouth group for 5-7 year olds Outdoor & Indoor Explorationof the World’s Wisdom Tradition 2 Sundays a month, 4:00-4:45 pmOctober 2022- May 2023Kaneohe Bay Accepting Applications Kindly call 808.397.7678 and ask for Reneeinfo@stillandmovingcenter.com INTRODUCTORY GATHERING FOR PARENTS:Sunday, September 25, 2022, 4:00pmKaneohe, Oahu Children of light, as ye go forth into the world,Seek to render […]

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Oct 05, 2022 October 5, 2022, - December 16, 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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