For Active Students:

'Ike Roa: Hawaiian Hula & Ori Tahiti of Louisville

Established in 2013.

aloha@ikeroa.com

'Ike Roa Studio
4482 Robards Lane
Louisville, KY 40218

@2013-2019 by 'Ike Roa

For Active Students:

WAHINE LEVEL I & II

Mondays 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Led by Meghan. Assisted by Laarni & Lavina.

Sessions introduce the basics of Hawaiian hula and ori Tahiti. Beginner haumāna receive the necessary training to learn and execute the motions properly. Whether you have previous Polynesian dance experience or are just starting out, this class will help you achieve the fitness and conditioning requirements for advancement - basically we whip you into hula shape!

We come together as a group to learn, celebrate, and share the dances of the islands, as well as the importance of the history behind them. We approach learning and sharing hula with the utmost respect, as it is a gift and privilege to be cherished. 

MELE & IPU

KEIKI & ‘ŌPIO CLASSES

Mondays 6:30-7:30 pm

Accepting New Students

Led by Meghan. 

Keiki classes are for girls between ages 6-12 years old.  Na keiki will begin learning about the history, culture, traditional attire, and basic dance moves of Hawai'i and Tahiti.  
Various language, song, and cultural aspects will be incorporated into the hour classes.
Basic beginner choreography is introduced.  Elements of the class include a "Hawaiian Word of the Day" and story time (history and mythology).

Wednesdays 6:30-7:00 pm

Accepting New Students

Led by Marie & Meghan. Open to all 'Ike Roa haumana!

Oli

Ipu

Ukulele

Mele

Hula Implements

This class along with the combined basics class that follows on Wednesday evenings will evolve into more challenging hula that incorporates oli and implements. No previous experience in oli or ipu required!

KĀNE BASICS

Led by Marie & Meghan. Open to all 'Ike Roa haumana!

Kane & Wahine Combined Basics & Choreography

Hawaiian Hula

Siva Samoa

Ori Tahiti

Wednesdays 7:00-7:30 pm

Accepting New Students

CLASSES

Hawaiian Hula & Ori Tahiti

'OLAPA LEVEL III

Led by Marie. By invitation only.  

'Olapa Level 3 classes require a significant amount of time and dedication outside of the scheduled class time. Wahine are expected to maintain a specific level of conditioning for proper execution of hula & ori basics, drills, and dances.

Class is fast-paced and  intense.  Level 3 challenges wahine to dive deeper and push physical and mental boundaries as part of the next step of their hula journey.

Wednesdays 7:30 - 8:30 pm