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Dance Basic Hawaiian Hula

dance lesson

Dance Basic Hawaiian Hula

145 reviews
Duration
1 hour
Group size
Up to 12 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Japanese
dance lesson

Dance Basic Hawaiian Hula

dance lesson

Dance Basic Hawaiian Hula

145 reviews
Duration
1 hour
Group size
Up to 12 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

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.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 12 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.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

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Dance Basic Hawaiian Hula
145 reviews
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145 reviews
From $25/person