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The Healing Dynamics of Hawaiian Chanting


During the workshop, Kumu Kaipo will share how Hawaiian Chanting connects a person to the natural environments around them and creates a healing environment for all who take part. Participants will be introduced to one of Kumu Kaipo’s healing chants that she created during one of her visits at a sacred temple (Heiau) in Hawai’i. Join Kumu Kaipo in the San Antonio Botanical Gardens as she shares the essence of Hawaiian Chanting.  Each workshop can be enjoyed independently and does not require attending prior classes; new information is provided from Kumu each month.

INSTRUCTOR: Kumu Hula Kaipo Kalua

Dates | Times - To Be Announced

Location: San Antonio Botanical Gardens
555 Funston Place, San Antonio, TX 78209

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Healing Dynamics of Hula and Hawaiian Chanting


Hele Mai!!! Come. Join Kumu Kaipo at Hale Mana Aura as she shares the essence of HULA (Hawaiian movements) and OLI (Hawaiian chanting). Participants will learn how Hula and Oli can connect a person to the natural world around them and create a healing environment for all who take part. These workshops can be enjoyed independently and do not require attending prior workshops; or enjoyed as a series, learning new information from Kumu each time. 


Oct 7, 2023 (Saturday) | Time 10:30 am - 12:45 pm

Oct 14, 2023 (Saturday) | Time 10:30 am - 12:45 pm

Location:  Hale Mana Aura
3566 Harding Avenue, Suite 202
Honolulu, HI  96816

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Get Ready to Learn...

  • Basic hula steps:
    • Kāʻo (Sway)
    • Kāholo (Travel)
    • Kāhela (Extend)
    • Lele (Lilting Jump)
    • Kāwelu (Forward/Backward Step)
    • ʻAmi ʻŌniu (Figure-8 Rotation)
    • ʻUwehe (Lifting of the Feet/Heels)

Stage Presence

  • Dancer's Stance
  • Facial Expression(s)
  • Arms' Placement
  • Hands' and wrists' movement/flow
  • Timing
  • Coordination
  • Recall

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