Intro to Hula

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JUMP Move Studio

Jack's Urban Meeting Place

1000 W. Myrtle St.

Boise, ID 83702

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It is said that the hula is the heartbeat of Hawai'i and tells the stories of life. This program will give a glimpse into the Hawai'ian culture including background, history, and basic steps. This class will teach one hula 'auana--a polynesian form of hula accompanied by a chant. Ages 18 and up.

When: Satuday January 21st from 11:30-12:30pm

Where: JUMP Move Studio on the 5th floor.

Cost: Free

What to Expect: Wear clothes you can move in and bring a water bottle.Skirt or dress preferable for wahine (women). Paper and pen required. We have limited changing room space and do not have lockers for personal items at the moment so please plan accordingly. Check our FAQs below for any further questions.


"Our club is Owyhee Hula O'hana. It is named for the Hawai'ian people of early Idaho and our hula family (o'hana). My o'hana has had a second home in Hawai'i for 30 years. It's where the hula started touching my life. After attending a hula workshop at BSU with my granddaughter we were invited to join their Polynesian club Hui o Aloha on Tuesday nights. We have been dancing hula on Tuesday night for 14 years now. Although our teacher has since retired our passion for hula continues."

What inspires you?

"Kumu hula, teachers and historians keeping Hawai'ian customs, traditions and spirit alive and well in the 21st century. Their knowledge and insight perpetuate the culture."


FAQs

What is JUMP?

JUMP – or Jack’s Urban Meeting Place – is a not-for-profit, interactive creative center and community gathering place in the heart of downtown Boise. Please go to jumpboise.org to learn more.


This class is out of my price range, what can I do?

Offering affordable opportunities to everyone in the community is a key priority. We appreciate your patience as we work to develop a scholarship program.


Do you have accommodations for people with disabilities?

Absolutely. We support the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and encourage participation by everyone. If you require special accommodations to participate in our programs or use our facilities, please email programs@jumpboise.org.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

You may bus, bike, drive, walk, skip, etcetera. Check Boise's bus schedule at valleyride.org. We love bikers and have beautiful bike racks to secure your ride throughout the facility. Apologies, but our parking garage is still under construction and we do not have on-site parking at the moment. Paid parking will be available in the future. Parking options include the BoDo parking garage at 9th and Front and the garage by Hotel 43 located at 234 S 10th Street and Front. Please use the crosswalk at 9th and Broad Street to access JUMP. ADA parking available onsite, please email requests to programs@jumpboise.org.

What is the refund policy?

We depend on your enrollment for a successful class so please plan your schedule carefully. Classes which do not meet minimum enrollment are subject to cancellation. Refunds are issued in full if the class or program is cancelled, if you cancel at least seven days before the starting date of the class, or for documented medical reasons.


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email miranda.palacio@jumpboise.org with any questions/concerns/compliments/puns.


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JUMP Move Studio

Jack's Urban Meeting Place

1000 W. Myrtle St.

Boise, ID 83702

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