For Active Students:

'Ike Roa: Hawaiian Hula & Ori Tahiti of Louisville

Established in 2013.

'Ike Roa Studio
4482 Robards Lane
Louisville, KY 40218

@2013-2019 by 'Ike Roa

For Active Students:


Led by Chris. Assisted by Marie.

Classes start November 2019.

Men and boys age 5+

Men's Polynesian dance classes:

Hawaiian Hula

Siva Samoa

Ori Tahiti

Saturdays 11:00am - 12:00pm 


Mondays 7:30 - 8:30pm

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. 


Mondays 6:30-7:30

New Student Enrollment begins October 2019

Led by Meghan. Assisted by Lavina.

Keiki classes are for girls between ages 6-12 years old.  Na keiki will begin learning about the history, culture, costumes, 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).


Mondays 7:30 - 9:00pm

Led by Meghan. Assisted by Laarni & Lavina.

Instructor approval required for this class.  Each class includes learning choreography in addition to drills.  The class runs weekly and involves more dedication and practice outside of class in order to ensure proper understanding and execution of the dances. Online student resources are provided, and a workshop are scheduled throughout the year.
Students are expected to dedicate the required time to the classes and necessary outside practice in order to enhance their experience and cultural education.


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.

Saturdays 9:00 - 11:00 am


Hawaiian Hula & Ori Tahiti