Hoa Hele Retreats – Honolulu


Mindful Retreats for the Body Arts

Elevate your agility, Find your serenity, Stretch your knowledge, 
Cultivate your curiosity, Tickle your soul, Kindle the creative spark, Rejoice in the vibrancy of life

Hoa Hele Retreats provides a platform for you to attend quality intensive getaways with world renowned master teachers.

Led by former Cirque du Soleil Artist and Artistic Director, 
Neelanthi Vadivel, and hosted by Honolulu's Still and Moving Center, set in idyllic Oahu, Hawaii, Hoa Hele Retreats offers a peaceful oasis in the midst of motion.

Retreats at Hoa Hele are offered in a variety of fields to nurture body, mind and soul: 

  • dance, acrobatics, martial arts, massage, running, fitness, yoga, meditation, 
  • traditional Hawaiian art forms, 
  • as well as team building, leadership and professional coaching. 

Neelanthi’s 20 plus years in the industry, touring internationally, allow her to gather unique talent in a large variety of fields and disciplines from around the globe. 

Participants are housed in 4-star accommodation and provided with fresh locally catered meals. Hawaiian cultural activities and volunteer "pay it forward" opportunities with local groups round out our unique retreat packages. 

In lush, thriving Honolulu, through Movement & Stillness, on a shared journey towards mastery and understanding,
the master teachers at Hoa Hele lead mindful retreats for the body arts. 

Where movement sculpts the space
and scratching the sublime is only a matter of time



Each retreat at Hoa Hele is created to provide a unique learning experience.

  1. For master trainers: we provide the logistical support and package options to craft a retreat around your particular offering and student needs.
  2. For students: we provide a variety of individualized package retreat options for you to enjoy.

    Based on the initial class content, options can include any or all of the following:
  • Local hotel accommodation (Ala Moana and Waikiki) and transport (shuttles),
  • meal options,
  • Hawaiian Cultural activities, outdoor activities and collaborations with local organizations/events,
  • Social outreach "Pay it forward" activities,
  • Traditional massage, bodywork, etc

Hoa Hele is hosted by Still and Moving Center and offers a welcoming environment.
Still & Moving Center provides a peaceful oasis in the midst of motion - the thriving metropolis that is Honolulu.

New retreats will be listed regularly with direct links to register.

All questions can be forwarded to Neelanthi at: