A Hawaii native, Pua La`a has been dancing since birth. Inspired by the beauty of nature and her love of consciousness, breath and movement; she expresses her creativity and love of life through dance. Her life long studies have been devoted to training, Health, Healing & Wellness. She is an Ashtanga Yogini, a Professional Dancer, Choreographer, Performance Artist, Fire Spinner, Acrobat, Acro~Yogini, a Hawaii State Certified Licensed Massage Therapist, a Certified Rolf Method Structural Integrator, and a Certified Ashtanga Yoga Instructor. She is the founder of Danse Arts Yoga Acadamie, a source of instruction, learning and performance art
Danse Arts Yoga Acadamie
Teaching skills that build strength, positive self esteem, flexiibility , core values of respect & integrity. D. A.Y. A. is a community outreach program that offers private & group instruction for children & adults multiple modalities of dance, yoga & arts; such as: fire dancing & spinning, peaceful martial arts & weaponry, chinese dance & acrobatics, hula, tahitian, middle eastern belly dance, & more.
A source of instruction, growth, nurturing & performance art. It is designed to build community by empowring individuals,.
Sacred Flower Productions
An international for learning, sharing, & performance arts that transcends boundaries and crosses borders and whose purpose it to c.
Presenting Creative & Fine Arts on an International Level, strengthening the Global Family. Sacred Flower Productions vision is to share knowledge, Aloha Spirit, Hawaiian Culture, Healing Arts to those that wish to learn. Offering classes, workshops & Performance Arts for learning & sharing. It is our hope to transcend boundaries to unite in Sacred Space, creating Peace & Harmony through Dance & Prayer.
KILOHANA LEARNING COMMUNITY
Currently in development, the KLC is a Public Charter School serving grades 7-12 on the North Shore of Kauai. This program offers instruction in Hawaiian Language, Arts, Dance, Values & Culture along with DOE curriculum. A school without walls, it incorporates hands on project learning. Connecting elders and teachers in the community to share their knowledge with the youth, thus passing on wisdom and traditions of the past to the future generations. Pua La`a will be teaching Dance, Yoga, & helping to guide young women to be graceful & empowered women at the Kilohana Learning Center.
Recent Professional Dance Experience
Fire Dancer & Fire Spinning using multiple fire apparatus: staff (single & double), poi, snakes, sword, fans, candles, & more. Private, Celebrity & Corporate clientele, in a variety of settings, i.e.: weddings, celebrations, holidays, parties, conventions, luaus, blessing events, musical concerts, etc.
KALALEA FIRE TROUPE 2009-present www.kalaleafire.com
LUAU KALAMAKU 2006-2009 www.luaukalamaku.com
SOUL FIRE DANCE 2004-2008 www.soulfiredance.com
Tahitian Dancer Kauai, Hawaii 2009-present
Choregrapher & dancer in Otea (fast drum beats) & Aparima (soft melodic style) Tahitian dance.
KU HALELE`A 2010-present www.incfworld.org
URUHUTIA DANCE 1998-2001 www.urahutia.com
TIARE TAHITI 1998-2001
For more extensive Professional dance history, refer to past resume.