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online hula lessons from hawaii

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HULA BASICS: THE KA‘O

Learn the correct hula stance and how to sway your hula hips with the ka‘o.

HULA BASICS: THE KAHOLO

Learn how to hula right and left with the 4 step kaholo, while swaying your hips.

HULA BASICS: THE HELA

Learn how to point on the right & left while swaying your hips with the hela. 

HULA BASICS: THE KALAKAUA

Learn how to step and sway your hula hips, shifting your weight forward and back with the kalakaua.

HULA BASICS: HOW TO ‘AMI

Learn how to do the ‘ami - the circular motion using your hips, knees and feet.

HULA BASICS: THE HULA HAND - PART 1

Learn the basics of how to do the hula hand correctly.

HULA BASICS: THE HULA HAND- PART 2

Learn the correct arm placement and further tips for learning the correct hula hand.

BASIC HULA WARM UP

Using this song, practice your timing and steps of the kaholo followed by the ka‘o. Correct arm placement is also introduced with the hula hand. Lastly, learn the "kaholo square" by dancing the kaholo right & left on each side of the square. This is a great way to warm-up your body and prepare for the hula lessons.


SONG: "ALOHA E KOHALA" , BROTHERS CAZ

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/aloha-e-kohala/20177074?i=20177070

BASIC HULA WARM UP TO "HE MELE NO LILO"


This video was created as a "warm up" hula routine to practice the basic hula steps. It includes the hela, the ka‘o and the kaholo. In addition, arms are inserted with the kaholo with both a straight hand and the hula hand.


It's a great way for keiki (children) to be introduced to the hula, with a song that they love and recognize with steps that are easy enough to follow along.


SONG: "HE MELE NO LILO" , MARK KEALI‘I HO‘OMALU

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/he-mele-no-lilo/162759941?i=162760027

"HE MELE NO LILO" - HULA BASICS WITH PROMPTS

Use this same routine to warm up your hula steps by listening to the audio prompts for each step. 


SONG: "HE MELE NO LILO" , MARK KEALI‘I HO‘OMALU

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/he-mele-no-lilo/162759941?i=162760027

HULA WARM UP WITH IPU

Practice your hula basics to the beat of the ipu. You can use this video each time as a warm up before starting to learn a choregrographed hula. 

HULA WARM UP WITH IPU #2 - ADVANCED HULA STEPS

Here's a video of advanced hula basics with ipu, to help you warm up & practice your hula skills. Try it twice or three times in a row for a great workout!

HULA BASICS: HOW TO DO THE ‘UWEHE - STEP BY STEP

Learn how to do the ‘uwehe. This is one of the more advanced hula steps.

LEARN THE LELE ‘UWEHE - STEP BY STEP instructions

Once you've learned the ‘uwehe, try this step - the lele ‘uwehe! This is another advanced hula step.