Finding Your Voice , as taught by Kumu Hula, Malia Helela
This 16-hour intensive training will focus on prayer and developing a voice that is heard as well as an intuitive, inner voice. Covering the basic elements of the practice, the retreat allows full immersion in the history, meaning, technique, inspiration and foundations of the sacred and revered lomilomi massage.
Part of an 8 part program developed by Malia Helela, each part is a stand-alone training. Full certification awarded at the completion of all 8 parts.
The retreat will be led in the following languages:
English and Japanese
Sign up now for your Complete Retreat Package:
16 hours training with Malia Helela, in our world class Still & Moving Center facility
3 days/4 nights in stunning Honolulu, Hawaii
4 nights – 4-star shared accommodation (double) at the prestigious Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu
2 healthy meals per day- fresh, healthy, delicious meals to power you through your training
1 sunrise Ocean cleanse
Access to 3 movement classes to augment your experience of Aloha (yoga, dance, martial arts and more)
Full price: $1790
Early Bird price: $1590 until Oct 17, 2018
Max 20 participants
Single room option: additional $100/night
About Malia Helelā
Mālia Ko’i’ulaokawaolehua Helelā is a traditionally graduated kumu hula, lomilomi practitioner and cultural consultant for Still & Moving Center. She completed her ʻūniki under Kumu Hula Puluʻelo Park in 2002, and studied Oli (traditional Hawaiian chant) under Kumu Hula Keola Lake. Malia has been teaching both practices ever since to a wide range of students, from infants to kupuna, and leading her halau, Nā Hula Ola Aloha. As an ambassador and guest lecturer of Hawaiian culture, Malia has delivered presentations for Leeward Community College, the Hawaii Yoga Institute, Outrigger Reef on the Beach, Mid Pacific Institute, Hawaiʻi Pacific University, Manoa Cottage, Honolulu Theater for Youth, numerous groups of International middle and high school students and Still & Moving Center. A member of Ka Pā o Lonopūhā, Malia participates in the sharing of native Hawaiian healing arts that focus specifically on lomi aʻe and elements of haki kino, laʻau lapaʻau and hoʻoponopono. As part of their cultural healing program, Malia regularly teaches lomilomi for the Salvation Armyʻs Womenʻs Way program. Through her 20 year lomilomi practice, she developed a 128 hour massage curriculum called Puana Lomilomi, a practice based on the intertwined practices of lomilomi, hula, pule, oli and lei making. Her hula practice and lomilomi practice, she says, are the same. Kumu Hula Mālia Helelā is currently researching and writing a trilogy of historic novels centered on the Kawehewehe and Kalia area. As a Kumu Hula and lomilomi practitioner, she looks to the 'āina for grounding and inspiration.
Ala Moana Hotel in Honolulu: 4 star contemporary hotel near swimming beach, shady jogging park paths, and relaxing ocean views. Just steps from the prestigious Ala Moana Center, the world's largest open-air shopping mall. Wide range of Dining Options. Close to Waikiki Beach area.
Shared room: comes with retreat package
Single Option: $100/night upgrade
Transportation (not included): local cab, Uber takes roughly 10 minutes or a lovely 25 min walk.
Meals provided: Buffet breakfast at the Plantation Cafe at the Ala Moana Hotel, and a healthy catered vegetarian lunch provided at the Center.
Venue: Still & Moving Center is a lovely oasis in the midst of thriving Honolulu. A glorious space, equipped with aerial points, sprung mango-wood floors, sound system and gorgeous artwork.