Yoga and Meditation

Integrative Bodywork Skills

Christy Ceraso

September 1, 2010 - September 5, 2010

Christy CerasoClick Here for the full list of workshops offered during this Kalani Bodywork Training Intensive.

Integrative Bodywork Skills

About the Facilitator(s)

Christy Ceraso

Christy Ceraso

Christy began studying bodywork at Harbin Hotsprings in 1991. She has explored many modalities including shiatsu, Body Harmony, Rebalancing, Swedish Massage, Hypnotherapy, Process Oriented Psychology, Rebirthing, Body-Mind centering, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Therapuetic touch, Polarity, Reiki, Yoga, Holy Present Dance, and a wide array of spiritual teachings.

She has been on the staff of healers at Kalani for 8 years and licensed in Hawaii for 9 years. She is constantly incorporating new information into her work.

Contacts

To Register:

Kalani Reservations Desk
Phone: 
(800) 800-6886 (toll-free)
Phone: 
(808) 965-7828 (front desk)

For More Information:

Michael Ceraso
Phone: 
1(800) 800-6886 x126

Workshop Fees

To register, and/or book accomodations and meals, contact Kalani Reservations Desk.

Tuition-only price: $265

Prices subject to change without notice.

Massage Fundamentals

David Sanders

August 24, 2010 - August 30, 2010

David SandersClick Here for the full list of workshops offered during this Kalani Bodywork Training Intensive.

About the Facilitator(s)

David Sanders

David Sanders

David is licensed in the state of Hawaii and has been practicing his art at Kalani Honua for the last 8 years. He studied Lomi Lomi under Hawaiian Kapuna Sylvester Kepilino, Lomi masters Daniel Albers, and Nancy Kahalewai at the Big Island Academy of Massage. He also apprenticed with Billy Weaver (U.S. Olympic Massage Team) at Ki Mana Academy of Massage in Hilo. Other studies include Swedish massage at Big Island Academy, Thai massage basics at ITM in Chaing Mai, Thailand, and most recently Kerala Ayurvedic massage techniques in Goa, India and Reiki level one training in Hawaii. David also practices with home-based clients in Kehena Beach, Waikiki and Los Angeles.

Contacts

To Register:

Kalani Reservations Desk
Phone: 
(800) 800-6886 (toll-free)
Phone: 
(808) 965-7828 (front desk)

For More Information:

Michael Ceraso
Phone: 
1(800) 800-6886 x126

Workshop Fees

To register and/or book accomodations and meals, contact Kalani Reservations Desk.

Tuition-only price: $400

Prices subject to change without notice.

Human Anatomy

Dr. Mark Olson

August 1, 2010 - August 9, 2010

Click Here for the full list of workshops offered during this Kalani Bodywork Training Intensive.

This 50 hour course fulfills the State of Hawaii requirements for a general overview course in human anatomy. All body systems are covered, with special attention to those most relevant to massage therapy.

About the Facilitator(s)

Dr. Mark Olsen

Dr. Mark Olson

Dr. Mark Olson has taught anatomy and kinesiology at Kalani numerous times. He is the former director of the Massage Therapy Program at Pioneer Pacific College in Oregon, and a former faculty member at the Traditional Chinese Medicine College of Hawai`i (TCMCH) and the Big Island Academy of Massage.

Dr. Olson is a licensed massage therapist in Hawaii and a certified Watsu practitioner. He has an M.A. in Education and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, specializing in Cognitive and Behavioral Neuropsychology and Neuroanatomy, which he has taught at TCMCH and for graduate and medical students at the University of Illinois.

Dr. Olson's neuroscientific perspective on massage and the human being is both unique and accessible. In this class, all major systems of the body are covered, with emphasis on those most relevant to massage therapists as well as the actions of all of the muscles. The information is presented using multiple techniques (lecture, powerpoint, handouts, drawing, movement, etc) that appeal to all learning styles.

Contacts

To Register:

Kalani Reservations Desk
Phone: 
(800) 800-6886 (toll-free)
Phone: 
(808) 965-7828 (front desk)

For More Information:

Michael Ceraso
Phone: 
1(800) 800-6886 x126

Workshop Fees

To register and/or book accomodations and meals, contact Kalani Reservations Desk.

Tuition-only price: $565

Prices subject to change without notice.

A Week in Paradise...a Journey to peace, to power, to play...

Julie Blew

Kalani PointA week in paradise….A yogic adventure set in the beautiful Hawaiian Jungle at a place we call heaven on earth…we will stretch, eat, snorkel, hike…experience the amazing energy in and around Kalani.

About the Facilitator(s)

Julie BlewJulie Blew has been a daily practitioner of yoga since 2003. For a year in solitude, then making her way into the studio…6 months later she was teaching. Following in the footsteps of her first teacher Bryan Kest, sharing her journey with others…sharing this way of life, this ride, is what drives her teaching. Trained in ashtanga yoga…and inspired by many, her classes are filled with powerful flows, music, and a place to truly release, to surrender, to breathe, and to be…. knowing that a quiet mind, an open heart, and deep breath can be all you need.

Contacts

To Register:

Julie Blew
Phone: 
(602) 740-5710
Email: 
laxsleep@aol.com

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
9 - Ocean Cottage n/a n/a
8 - Ocean Loft n/a n/a
7 - Tropical Cottage n/a n/a
6 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
5 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1400 n/a
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1250 n/a
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a n/a
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

When the power of love, overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
– Jimi Hendrix

Yoga Retreat, Big Island, Hawaii

Judy Louie

Yoga RetreatCome join us for 7 magical days on the Big Island of Hawaii. We will explore the practice of Yoga daily, enjoy 3 abundant vegetarian meals, and explore the wonders of the island. Kalani Honua, our jungle retreat getaway located just across from the ocean and is a stroll away from a beautiful black sand beach where we will swim and play.

About the Facilitator(s)

Judy Louie and guest Teachers will be guiding you through your yoga practice. Judy is a senior yoga instructor and has been teaching and leading retreats since 1995. She opened her yoga studio in Kauai, in 2000 and loves hosting retreats on all the Hawaiian islands. Judy's fun and supportive spirit will help you transition to another level of health and healing.

Contacts

To Register:

Judy Louie
Phone: 
808-635-9563

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
9 - Ocean Cottage n/a n/a
8 - Ocean Loft n/a n/a
7 - Tropical Cottage n/a n/a
6 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
5 - Tree House Room $ 2025 $ 2725
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1710 $ 2025
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1605 $ 1955
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1493 $ 1745
1 - Campsite n/a $ 1325

Prices subject to change without notice.

Astrology, Kundalini Yoga, Shamanism, and Art

Maurice Fernandez, Rick Levine, Kaypacha, Margaret Gray, Linda Tucker, and more…

River of Stars 2015 Astrology Conference

Touch the Stars, Remember the Truth!

The River of Stars Astrology Conference is designed to connect the Heavens with Earth – learning Astrology and Sacred Sciences through presentations, shamanism, ceremony, art, yoga and immersion into the beautiful Hawaiian nature. An unforgettable experience!

March 12-15, 2015 (Main Conference)

About the Facilitator(s)

Rick Levine – magi, world renown Astrologer

Linda Tucker – Keeper of the South African White Lions, Animal Communicator 

Maurice Fernandez – world renown Astrology author and presenter

Kaypacha – World renown Astrologer, and author or the U-tube Pele Report

And many more…

Contacts

Workshop Fees

Visit the website for full pricing details and early registration discounts

Sounding Circles Intensive

Joule L’adara & Friends

July 6, 2012 - July 14, 2012

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Do you wish to empower yourself through the discovery of your own voice? 

Would you like to learn how to lead expansive, life-changing and life-charging, group-authored experiences using sound? 

About the Facilitator(s)

Joule L'adaraJoule L’adara is a classically trained vocalist whose music integrates western and eastern spiritual traditions utilizing extended vocal techniques. She is a Sound Healing and Reiki practitioner, holding an MFA in Multi-Focus Vocal Performance and Integrated Media from California Institute of the Arts, a BFA in Acting, and a Diploma in Audio Engineering. She has sung in Carnegie Hall, The Metropolitan Opera, and professional musical theatre and opera companies in the United States and in Europe. She also is the host of the bi-monthly program Sounding Circles Radio featured on the Contact Talk Radio Network. As the founder of Sounding Circles LLC, Joule joyously leads workshops and retreats throughout the US featuring group improvisational vocal methods designed to bring about emotional release and promote the idea of community building through group resonance. Joule is passionate about and committed to bringing out the best in others, helping people discover their unique gifts, and empowering them to bring their offerings forth into the world.  

Joule is excited and grateful to be joined this year by a team of amazing guest facilitators sharing their unique skills and talents including:

Leandra: Sound Alchemy

Sam Rogers: One Mouth Band

Aaron Noble: Yogatation

Cymber Lily Quinn: Reiki Healing Harp

Kelli Kindred Phillips: Sounding Board

Sarah Joy: Aquatic Bodywork & Watsu

Joshua Lanakila Mangauil: Hawaiian Protocol & Chant

Diane Kamaoliapua Grace: Hawaiian Culture & Chant

Jonathan Kimo Kaleikaukeha Lopez: Hula & Chant

Contacts

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
9 - Ocean Cottage $ 2620 $ 3460
8 - Ocean Loft $ 2500 $ 3300
7 - Tropical Cottage $ 2500 $ 3300
6 - Tropical Loft $ 2300 $ 2820
5 - Tree House Room $ 2300 $ 2820
4 - Bungalow Room $ 2140 $ 2500
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 2020 $ 2420
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1892 $ 2180
1 - Campsite $ 1700 $ 1700

Triple Lodge Private Bath Rate: $1940/person  

Triple Lodge Shared Bath Rate: $1812/person

Child rate (ages 3-12): $1660

Additional nights’ stays available at Kalani group rates as well as a special “Sounding with Dolphins” boat trip in Kona on July 16th – contact Sounding Circles for full details!

**Early Bird Discount! Receive $225 off when you book by April 4th**

Kama’aina rates also available. 

Please note, accommodations can be reserved solely based on Kalani’s availability and must be booked far enough in advance to guarantee your room choice. 

Deposit: $350. Balance due: June 12th 2012

Fee includes accommodations, all workshop classes, meals, lava trek excursion, and use of the resort's facilities, including pool, hot tub and sauna. Price does not include: airfare, ground transportation, taxes, or tips.

This workshop does not qualify participants to receive CE (continuing education) credits at this time. Sounding Circles Intensive is, however, a sound investment, time and time again!

Hawaii Nude Yoga

Dennis Dehler, Jared Sam & Mat Mercury

Deepen your yoga practice in paradise and experience the healing energies, freedom and adventure of the Big Island of Hawaii.

Join us for a fun yoga adventure. Enjoy daily nude yoga classes in a relaxed, friendly environment while playing on the Big Island with a group of like-minded men. We are offering free upgrades based on availability.

About the Facilitator(s)

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Jared Sam

Jared has been living, deepening and sharing his yoga flow practice on the Big Island of Hawaii for the past seven years. Originally from the foothills of southern British Columbia, Jared first discovered his resonance with the practice ten years ago through the classic Ashtanga series. Jared received his certification to teach hatha yoga in the fall of 2001 through Kalani's Yoga Teacher Training program. He has felt blessed to be able to also study the art of teaching Vinyasa yoga with Shiva Rea, and has recently been inspired by the teachings of Darren Main, Kathy Elder and Tyler Blank.

Dennis Dehler

Dennis Dehler

Dennis moved to Hawaii in 2001 to study, practice and teach yoga. He began his Kundalini practice with Gurmukh in 2001, the same year he completed Kalani's Teacher Training and Don and Amba Stepelton's Interdisciplinary Yoga Training. He has since completed Yogi Bhajan's Self Mastery Kundalini Training program and loves teaching Kundalini Yoga at Kalani Oceanside Retreat Center.

Mat Mercury

Mathew Mercury

Matthew first moved to the Big Island in 1999. He studied yoga at Kalani under Kathy Elder and graduated from Kalani's Yoga Teacher Training 2002. He also holds a Thai Massage Teachers Certificate. His personal practice integrates massage, partner yoga, and yoga theory as well as a spiritual connection to Hawai'i.

Contacts

To Register:

Dennis Dehler
Phone: 
(808) 965-0468 x122

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
9 - Ocean Cottage n/a n/a
8 - Ocean Loft n/a n/a
7 - Tropical Cottage n/a n/a
6 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
5 - Tree House Room $ 1692 $ 2322
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1422 $ 1842
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1362 $ 1752
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 992 $ 1572
1 - Campsite n/a $ 962

Prices subject to change without notice.

Mana Over Mind - A Passage To Peace

Iyala Berley

April 11, 2010 - April 18, 2010

ReInvest in your innate power and wellspring of inner strength and knowledge forgoing the limiting stories of the mind. This workshop will implement the practices of Yoga, meditation, psychological insight,chanting,and the pristine beauty of Hawaii to re awaken Mana, the divine energy source rooted in us all.

About the Facilitator(s)

From a young age Iyala found her love of nature, art, singing, and movement. She graduated with a BFA in Fine Arts, also completing the yoga teaching training program at Jivamukti Yoga in 1999. She began teaching yoga and traversing the world, settling in Hawaii for 5 years, and now in New York City where she teaches regular classes at Equinox and Reebok. Learning about different cultures and healing practices continues to enhance her teaching and inner growth. Her guidance is a mixture of grounded knowledge and compassionate spontaneity, providing a deeply physical, emotional,and spiritual experience. Weaving her classes on the sacred loom of the present, she enables the practice of yoga to be tactile and ever evolving.

Contacts

To Register:

Iyala

For More Information:

Iyala

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
9 - Ocean Cottage n/a n/a
8 - Ocean Loft n/a n/a
7 - Tropical Cottage n/a n/a
6 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
5 - Tree House Room $ 1925 $ 2625
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1610 $ 1925
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1505 $ 1855
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1225 $ 1645
1 - Campsite $ 1225 $ 1155

Prices subject to change without notice.

Yoga, Meditation, and Live Music retreat - Relax and Restore in Paradise

Brynn Rybacek w/ Steve Velez & Lee Kix

April 6, 2010 - April 11, 2010

Brynn RybacekCome celebrate the beginning of Spring on the magical Big Island of Hawaii!  Known as the “Healing Island,” personal transformation seems to be accelerated here.  This island is less crowded and less commercial than other Hawaiian islands, and offers a variety of spectacular natural attractions like waterfalls, botanical gardens, snorkeling, scuba diving, and hiking and is only a quick walk from a black sand swimming beach.&nbs

About the Facilitator(s)

Brynn Rybacek

Brynn Rybacek is a National Yoga Alliance certified instructor (E-RYT) and has been teaching for over 7 years at yoga studios, athletic clubs, and gyms. She has led yoga retreats worldwide and also currently leads 200 hr yoga teacher training programs through her company True Flow Yoga in Huntington Beach, CA. Her teaching style is characterized by anatomical precision, philosophical eloquence and spiritual curiosity. The unique and vigorous flow of her sequences and her mindful adjustments draw her students into ease, while she pushes their boundaries and helps them to overcome their fears. She is a hiker, traveler, ocean-lover, and tree-hugger! Visit her website at www.trueflowyoga.com

Steve Velez

Steve Velez is Founder & Artistic Director for Da Capo Players. He received his musical education at the University of California Irvine. His recent television appearances include the Travel Channel, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Pepsi commercials, MTV Music Video's, NBC's West Wing and Frasier. Steve performs regularly with The Mozart Classical Orchestra, Opera Pacific, Orange County Symphony, Disneyland Candlelight Orchestra and the Crystal Cathedral Symphony. Steve was also the Principal Cellist for the "Beatlemania Classical Mystery Tour" at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, and can also be seen playing cello in the movies Get Smart and I Love You Man. A lover of yoga, Steve has been practicing yoga and also playing live music in yoga classes for many years. Visit www.dacapoplayers.com to learn more about Steve.

Lee Kix

has been playing drums and other percussion since he was 13 years old, touring the world with various bands. He been practicing yoga 5 years now, finding that yogic flow opens his body, calms his mind, and improves his ability to create original music.  Lee found the perfect harmony between yoga and drums when he discovered Tibetan healing bowls and gong therapy and has been passionately exploring their trans formative qualities since.  He offers individual Gong baths for healing and balancing and is also a certified Drum circle facilitator. Visit www.circlethedrums.com

Contacts

To Register:

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
9 - Ocean Cottage n/a n/a
8 - Ocean Loft n/a n/a
7 - Tropical Cottage n/a n/a
6 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
5 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1149 $ 1349
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 999 $ 1249
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 939 $ 1099
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

$400 deposit is due by January 31, 2010 to hold your space. Sign up early for first choice on accommodations!

Prices subject to change without notice.

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