Moving Through Space , as taught by Kumu Hula, Malia Helela
This 16-hour intensive training will focus on the skeletal system and the movement of bones in lomilomi treatments and hula. 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 Dec 24, 2018
Max 20 participants
Single room option: additional $100/night
About Malia Helelā
Kumu Malia Ko’i’ulaokawaolehua Helela strives to live a life of grace. She began her formal training in lomilomi as a teenager. She was licensed by the State of Hawaii as a massage therapist in 1998 and as an esthetician in 2002. Her hula practice and lomilomi practice, she says, are the same. Her hula halau, which meets at Still & Moving Center, is Na Hula Ola Aloha. Completing her ‘uniki under Kumu Hula Pulu’elo Park in 2002, Kumu Malia now teaches hula and oli to a wide range of students, from infants and toddlers to kupuna. Malia studied oli (traditional Hawaiian chant) under Kumu Hula John Keola Lake. She continues to look to the beauty and grace of the Hawaiian environment 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.