In an abundance of caution 1 Heart Learning Center has cancelled all classes, events and programs as a precautionary measure.
We will communicate with our participants through Facebook with any further updates.  
Mahalo for your understanding and mālama pono.

1Heart Learning Center provides educational, enrichment, and economic development opportunities to residents of all ages, centered around food and agriculture; fine and performing arts; Kohala cultural preservation; and, ecology and the environment. 

Program activities included community enrichment classes (e.g., keiki robotics, restorative yoga); food and culture workshops (e.g., food fermentation, agriculture business); youth camps; cultural retreats and exchanges; and, community events (e.g., cultural concerts, heath fairs, and market pop-ups). In addition, we serve as a central, all-inclusive meeting place for the community, bridging social and cultural divides and fostering positive, meaningful connections among peoples of all backgrounds. We offer programs geared towards all ages and learning levels, from keiki (children) to kupuna (elders) alike.

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Program Descriptions

Pop Up Pilates

Age: All Ages
Instructor: Joanie Collins
Location: HUB Hale

Description: Joanie will be offering pop up classes only. Please click on link in class name for schedule.

Crystal Alchemy Singing Bowl Sound Bath

Age: 12 years-Adults
Instructor: Leilani Rose
Location: HUB Hale

Description: A unique immersive experience of being "bathed" in vibrations of a heart centered set of crystal alchemy singing bowls. Helps with stress and tension and creates a relaxed and meditative state. This supports balance and healing of our energy field. Participants will need to bring a yoga mat or blanket and water.


Age: 12 years-Adults
Instructor: Erin Henry
Location: HUB Hale

Description: BUTI is a fun and dynamic blend of primal movement, power yoga cardio dance + conditioning, deep abdominal toning and booty sculpting. Creatively sequenced together to the beat of a super groovy and energetic playlist. We incorporate intentional shaking + spiral structure techniques to release stored trauma from the body and build long lean muscles. Participants will need to bring a yoga mat or blanket, a towel and water.

Janʻs Yoga-Beginner, Intermediate

Age: 12 years-Adults
Instructor: Jan Roberts
Location: HUB Hale

Description: For those completely new to yoga, this is a more gentle, slower-paced beginning class. Emphasizes a safe and appropriate approach to the practice of yoga.

Pilates Plus

Age: Adults
Instructor: Natalie Young
Location: HUB Hale

Description: The Pilates Plus Fitness Class is an effective and playful blend of movement modalities based on the foundation of Pilates core strength mat training. Incorporating elements of Qi Gong, Yoga and Dance this class will build core strength, increase stamina and flexibility.

Restorative Yoga Therapy Workshop

Age: 12 years-Adult
Instructor: Carla Orellana
Location: HUB Hale

Description: Yoga poses that restores the body in a variety of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual states. The antidote to stress is to rest deeply. Participants are encouraged to bring a yoga mat and supportive props (i.e. blanket and a couple of firm pillows).

Tai Chi

Age: Adults
Instructor: Peter Beemer
Location: HUB Hale

Description: The serene environment of our Hale is the perfect environment for Tai Chi enthusiasts to gather and practice this meditative art. Facilitators will assist those who are new to Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Meditation.

Capoeira - Keiki, Youth, Adult

Age: 3 - 5 years (Keiki) 6 - 12 years (Youth) 13 years + (Adult)
Instructor: Mario Hill
Location: HUB Barn

Description: Keiki Capoeira is a great introduction to the cultural art form of capoeira for little movers and shakers! By creating an active, playful and interactive atmosphere, Keiki Capoeira classes foster holistic development for our youngest students in an ages-appropriate way.

Capoeira is a dynamic expression of Afro-Brazilian culture. All classes begin with warm up stretches before delving into different levels of cardio and capoeira movements set to great music and beats.

Our class goal are to: Build confidence, improve listening & comprehension, develop gross-motor coordination, foster health, safety & teamwork skills and introduce music fundamentals. 

Qi Gang

Age: Adults
Instructor: Bonnie Stevenson & Karen Miller
Location: HUB Hale

Description: This 90 minute class is a blend of disciplines based upon proven, accessible health-giving practices, including Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Yoga and Pilates. Relaxation, improved energy and well-being, balance and flexibility, core strengthening and mind-body focus are just some of the benefits of our practices. Your weekend will get off to a refreshing start that will carry you well into the following week.

Class leaders are body therapist Bonnie Stevenson and fitness instructor Karen Miller. Wear comfortable clothing that stretches with you. No street footwear is permitted in the in the Hale and please bring your own yoga mat. Come and join the Gang!

Hip Hop

Age: 9 - 14 years
Instructor: Michal Anna Carrillo
Location: HUB Hale

Description: Hip Hop is an expressive dance that canʻt be denied. Come check out this fun and happening offering here at the HUB!

Beginner Ballet

Age: 10 - 16 years
Instructor: Debra McGee
Location: HUB Hale

Description: Youth ballet welcomes beginner students to come and learn the basics of ballet! This fun class allows students to gain knowledge of the basic ballet positions for the entire body head to toe. The dancers will work on building strength while increasing flexibility and muscle memory.

This class emphasizes creative learning through self-expression to help not only build muscular strength but also mind and whole body awareness. 

Youth Beginner Ballet

Age: 6 - 9 years
Instructor: Debra McGee
Location: HUB Hale

Description: Keiki ballet welcomes beginner students to come and learn the basics of ballet! This fun class allows students to gain knowledge of the basic ballet positions for the entire body heat to toe. The dancers will learn barre work, center and across the floor exercises. This class emphasizes creative play through dance engaging the imagination to help foster the joy for this classical art form.

Keiki/Mākua Hula

Age: 4 years and older
Instructor: Kumu Hope Keawe
Location: HUB Hale

Description: Child and parent duo. Learn the basic of hula.

Argentine Tango - Beginner & Intermediate

Age: Adults
Instructor: Yumiko Hedlund
Location: HUB Hale

Description: Learn this exotic dance style right here in Kohala where youʻll find a warm and welcoming community of dancers from all backgrounds. Come discover the music and embrace this international social dance phenomenon.

Belly Dancing

Age: 12 years-Adult
Instructor: Carla Orellana
Location: HUB Hale/HUB Barn

Description: Bellydance, in its oldest and purest form, brings women together in shared community to exchange knowledge about birthing, self-love, adornment and sisterhood. Women of all ages, colors, sizes and inclinations around the world have been empowering themselves through this ancient dance art which honors and celebrates the sacred feminine divine. Experience for yourself how the fluid and graceful muscular undulations throughout the spine and entire body are a "Fountain of Youth". Aleiliʻs life-long experiences and stories will inspire you to become more confident, discover your natural gifts and creatively express yourself. Exercise is the #1 plan for improving your body image. There is no better way to nourish and appreciate your self and the women around you than by learning to love your belly with Bellydancing.


Early Learning

Age: 3 - 5 years
Instructor: Cathy Morgan
Location: HUB Hale

Description: The first five years of a childʻs life are fundamentally important. They are the foundation that shapes childrenʻs future health, happiness, growth, development and learning achievement at school, in the family and community, and in life in general.

In this Early Learning offering Cathy implements her decades of experience working with your young one in a fun day filled with positive reinforcement and learning.

Keiki Hawaiian Culture & Customs

Age: 3 - 5 years
Instructor: Kumu Hope Keawe
Location: Purple Cottage

Description: Your child will learn the basic of hula, ʻŌlelo Hawaii, lei making, hawaiian crafts and games, music, sing and play implements.


Spring Break Camp

Age: 5 - 10 years
Location: HUB Barn

Description: Some of the activities offered:

  • Cultural Arts
  • Wahi Pana ʻo Kohala
  • Gardening
  • Ceramics

Limited space available. Registration ends 3/12. Snacks provided.

Things to Bring:

  • Water bottle
  • Lunch
  • Extra clothes
  • Shoes
  • Sunscreen



Q: How are the classes priced?
A: Most classes are offered at a discounted monthly rate, but a few are priced Hourly or by Session. All classes have a Drop-in rate for out-of-town visitors or if you want to try it out before committing to the whole month. 

  • Monthly Packages - are priced per calendar month (not to be confused with a 30-day period from date of purchase). 
  • Session (or Workshop) Packages - are priced according to specific session dates. Participants are encouraged to commit to the entire session as absences will not be refunded. 
  • Suggested Donation - Donations can be made at the Programs office or by clicking on "Donate Now"




Jazz Lab Rats

Tuesday, March 17th 7:00pm - 9:00 pm HUB Barn.

Another Non-Performance jam session for people who love to play jazz and Bossa Nova standards, and who can do so from charts (and keep up with professional players - often in attendance). Come on down and give a listen, maybe tap your foot! Part of the fun is that no one ever knows exactly what will happen until we get there...


Hoʻoponopono Training

Saturday, March 21st & 28th 9:00am - 12:00 pm HUB Barn. 

Hui Mālama Ola Nā ʻŌiwi presents a free two-day training led by Kumu Howard Peʻa. Kumu Howard Peʻa will introduce the spiritual understanding of Hoʻoponopono, the Hawaiian healing practice of reconciliation and forgiveness. 

This project is sponsored by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, working to improve the lives of Native Hawaiians.

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