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Dance Basic Hawaiian Hula

dance lesson

Dance Basic Hawaiian Hula

199 reviews
Paused through June 14. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
1 hour
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Japanese
dance lesson

Dance Basic Hawaiian Hula

dance lesson

Dance Basic Hawaiian Hula

199 reviews
Paused through June 14. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
1 hour
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Japanese

What you'll do

Participants learn the basic steps and hand motion of hula dance. Hula dance has been the language of Hawaii, which did not have written language until the end of the 18th Century. Every movements has its own meanings. It's fun to know the choreography of natural elements like flower, wind, tree, and aloha(love). You'll learn basic hula steps like kaholo, hela, ami, uwehe, leleuwehe that are the good excercises for your body and You'll also learn the cultural aspects at the same time. By the end of the lesson, you'll be dancing the first verse of the most famous song of Hawaii with understand of what poetic Hawaiian lyrics describe.

Your host

Learn more about Aya & Shawn

Aya & Shawn

I started dancing hula when I was 16 years old. After moving to Hawaii, I attended Hawaii Community College to attain Hawaiian Studies with an associate degree of Hula Dance. This degree exists only one place in this world, in Hilo Hawaii, where I live now.

What's included

Drinks
Bottled Water
Equipment
Pau Skirt

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Where you'll be

We will conduct Hula Dance Exercise lesson in our yard with lots of tropical plants and flowers. There are fruit trees like papaya, mango, pinapple, and guava. MinshukuHilo is an BnB with many travelers from all over the world so It’s a special place to see and experience.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 5 and up can attend. We offer 15 min. Step lesson, 15 min. for hand motion and choreography, 20 min for practicing along the Hawaiian Song, 10 min for lecturing.

What to bring

Clothes you are comfortable working with and Smile!:)

More tips

Lesson Hour is 1 hour.

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Aya & Shawn
Dance Basic Hawaiian Hula
199 reviews
From $25/person
199 reviews
From $25/person