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The Wide World of Hula
Far more than just an enchanting style of dance, hula tells the story of the Hawaiian culture on these islands. It has long been held as a sacred way of communicating between peoples, the land, and the spirit of this place. Hula, in both its traditional (hula kahiko) and modern (hula auana) forms, can be a beautiful and empowering way to move your body and connect with the rich history of Hawaii.
You may have seen hula dancing performed in local shows or other attractions, and now you have the chance to experience it for yourself. As a dance form, hula can be anywhere from very gentle to more strenuous, and is wonderful for challenging your balance, coordination, and rhythm. Hula utilizes many fluid, circular movements of the joints, particularly the hips, which can improve your flexibility the more you practice. Not only is hula a beautiful way to honor Hawaiian culture and history, but it’s great for your health too. It is a whole-body workout that can get your heart rate up, boost your circulation, reduce stress, and help with weight loss too. Plus, you’ll get the added health benefits of a fun and social atmosphere!
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...Find out more »
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 […]Find out more »
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 email@example.com to introduce yourself and share why you are interested in the course. Mahalo! Navigating Through Time - This lomilomi training places emphasis […]Find out more »
Weekend Workshop February 19-20-21, 2021Day 1 Friday, February 19, 2021 5:30 - 7:30 pm HST 3 Day Weekend: $125 Two workshops: $95 One workshop: $55 Day 1 Undo Neck Tension and Re-Align with Feet Release neck tension with the help of these wonderful Awareness through Movement® Feldenkrais lessons. To prevent reoccurring tension, learn to refine […]Find out more »
Weekend Workshop February 19-20-21, 2021 Day 2 Saturday, February 20, 2021 11:30 am - 2:30 pm HST 3 Day Weekend: $125 Two workshops: $95 One workshop: $55 Day 2: Good Knees & Flexible Ankles under a Balanced Head Good Knees, & Flexible Ankles on a Balanced Head Session: Learn to prevent or reduce joint damage […]Find out more »
Weekend Workshop, February 19-20-21, 2021Day 3 Sunday, February 21, 2021 10:00 am - 12:30 pm HST 3 Day Weekend: $125 Two workshops: $95 One workshop: $55 Day 3: Walk Easy, Aligning Head to Toes with a Strong, Mobile Pelvis Learn to make better use of your locomotion’s powerhouse: your hip - pelvis - lower back […]Find out more »
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 […]Find out more »
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...Find out more »