Bodywork Training

Healing Dance I

Inika Spence

November 17, 2013 - November 22, 2013

Water Dance Class - HawaiiHealing Dance is a synthesis of Watsu, Trager Work, Waterdance, and pure movement.  It combines the freedom, scope and 3 dimensions of Waterdance with the safety and nurture of Watsu. The approach is based on the healing power of movement and how the body naturally moves in water. The movements are hydrodynamic and spacious, featuring many different undulating wave movements that integrate the body and release blocked energies.

About the Facilitator(s)

Inika SpenceInika has been an aquatic body worker since 1996, working at Harbin Hot Springs as a Watsu, WaterDance and Healing Dance Practitioner. Her classes are informed by her extensive work as a therapist and bring a grounded and practical aspect to her teaching. She has over 2800 hours of training and over 4500 hours teaching aquatic bodywork.

Inika has been teaching Watsu and Healing Dance since 1999. She brings grace to the water and conveys that grace to her students through her knowledge of movement and experience in yoga, tai chi, dance, meditation. Aquatic bodywork is her passion.

Inika has spent a great amount of time in the water throughout her life, some of that time involved working and playing with dolphins both captive (working on a communication project with John C. Lilly) and free swimming. Inika is able to impart the joy of movement and gentle touch to her students in an easy, flowing environment. She teaches Watsu I & II and all the classes of Healing Dance.

Student comments:

"(Inika) created balance and flow ...like one long perfect Healing Dance." T.W.

"Inika's class was structured like the spirit and principles of Watsu in the ease of learning and teaching." A.L.

"Fantastic teacher, the best I've had for balance, support, understanding, flexibility, experience, knowledge, and facilitation skills. " L.C..

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

Kalani is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charity. Your stay here supports our educational mission, preservation of ancient Hawaiian cultural sites, and the development of a model sustainable community.

Tuition-only price: $650. Discounts are available if taking multiple bodywork courses.

To register and/or book accomodations and meals, contact Kalani Reservations Desk. Prices subject to change without notice.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Basic Watsu

Alexis Lee

July 18, 2013 - July 19, 2013

Learn Watsu in HawaiiBasic Watsu moves open all Watsu sessions and are the first third of what is taught in Watsu 1. In this 16 hour course you will learn a progression of moves that you can share with anyone.

Starting with the Waterbreath Dance, you learn to stay in the emptiness at the bottom of the breath until the breathing of the one in your arms draws you up out of it.

About the Facilitator(s)

Alexis LeeMy love of Watsu® stems from the heart-centered connection I feel with the person floating in my arms. I believe Watsu® is a way of bringing awareness, groundedness and peace into our daily lives. Much more than a "technique" of aquatic bodywork; the surrender and trust, as well as physical flexibility experienced in a session is profound. I incorporate NVC and the unique style of Selwa Said Communication into the class as good and ethics are essential to the healing process.

My passion for Watsu has taken me from being a Montessori teacher, and 22 years of being a performance artist using mime, comedy and movement, into the healing arts. This has aided in my flowing style in sessions as well as creating a supportive, graceful, nonjudgmental learning environment in the classroom, adapted to individual learning styles.

Trained with the originators of Watsu & Healing Dance, with over 8,000 hours of Massage study and teaching, co-taught with Harold Dull; creator of Watsu, I bring my knowledge of land massage into my water-healing; ZenShiatsu, Energy Active Craniosacral, Yogasage, Lomilomi, to name a few.

The space of total presence and awareness that the giver provides in WaterTherapy, is the same space we can use to bring peace in our world, locally and globally. I’d love to share this space with everyone.

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

Kalani is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charity. Your stay here supports our educational mission, preservation of ancient Hawaiian cultural sites, and the development of a model sustainable community.

Tuition-only price: $225. Discounts are available if taking multiple bodywork courses.

To register and/or book accomodations and meals, contact Kalani Reservations Desk. Prices subject to change without notice.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Introduction to Healing Dance

Alexis Lee

July 13, 2013 - July 14, 2013

Learn Watsu in HawaiiHealing Dance® has many aspects, all based on the healing power of movement. This 16 hour course is designed to acquaint participants with the Healing Dance.

About the Facilitator(s)

Alexis LeeMy love of Watsu® stems from the heart-centered connection I feel with the person floating in my arms. I believe Watsu® is a way of bringing awareness, groundedness and peace into our daily lives. Much more than a "technique" of aquatic bodywork; the surrender and trust, as well as physical flexibility experienced in a session is profound. I incorporate NVC and the unique style of Selwa Said Communication into the class as good communication and ethics are essential to the healing process.

My passion for Watsu has taken me from being a Montessori teacher, and 22 years of being a performance artist using mime, comedy and movement, into the healing arts. This has aided in my flowing style in sessions as well as creating a supportive, graceful, nonjudgmental learning environment in the classroom, adapted to individual learning styles.

Trained with the originators of Watsu & Healing Dance, with over 8,000 hours of Massage study and teaching, co-taught with Harold Dull; creator of Watsu, I bring my knowledge of land massage into my water-healing; ZenShiatsu, Energy Active Craniosacral, Yogasage, Lomilomi, to name a few.

The space of total presence and awareness that the giver provides in WaterTherapy, is the same space we can use to bring peace in our world, locally and globally. I’d love to share this space with everyone.

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

Kalani is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charity. Your stay here supports our educational mission, preservation of ancient Hawaiian cultural sites, and the development of a model sustainable community.

Tuition-only price: $650. Discounts are available if taking multiple bodywork courses.

To register and/or book accomodations and meals, contact Kalani Reservations Desk. Prices subject to change without notice.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Watsu 1

Alexis Lee

July 18, 2013 - July 23, 2013

Learn Watsu in HawaiiFollows the moves of Basic Watsu, learning long, gracefully flowing transitions into and out of Watsu's major positions. Explore the Art of ”Being” without doing, while entering a deep state of presence.

Learn how to support and move each person as effortlessly as possible in the water, while keeping good body mechanics and strong ethics. Learn to support someone on your legs and access their whole body.

About the Facilitator(s)

Alexis LeeMy love of Watsu® stems from the heart-centered connection I feel with the person floating in my arms. I believe Watsu® is a way of bringing awareness, groundedness and peace into our daily lives. Much more than a "technique" of aquatic bodywork; the surrender and trust, as well as physical flexibility experienced in a session is profound. I incorporate NVC and the unique style of Selwa Said Communication into the class as good and ethics are essential to the healing process.

My passion for Watsu has taken me from being a Montessori teacher, and 22 years of being a performance artist using mime, comedy and movement, into the healing arts. This has aided in my flowing style in sessions as well as creating a supportive, graceful, nonjudgmental learning environment in the classroom, adapted to individual learning styles.

Trained with the originators of Watsu & Healing Dance, with over 8,000 hours of Massage study and teaching, co-taught with Harold Dull; creator of Watsu, I bring my knowledge of land massage into my water-healing; ZenShiatsu, Energy Active Craniosacral, Yogasage, Lomilomi, to name a few.

The space of total presence and awareness that the giver provides in WaterTherapy, is the same space we can use to bring peace in our world, locally and globally. I’d love to share this space with everyone.

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

Kalani is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charity. Your stay here supports our educational mission, preservation of ancient Hawaiian cultural sites, and the development of a model sustainable community.

Tuition-only price: $650. Discounts are available if taking multiple bodywork courses.

To register and/or book accomodations and meals, contact Kalani Reservations Desk. Prices subject to change without notice.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Hawaiian Healing Retreat - Ho'oponopono and Lomilomi

Harry Uhane Jim and Sila Lehua Jim

January 20, 2014 - January 25, 2014

Harry Uhane and Sila Lehua Jim LOMILOMI

Enter into the realm of Lomilomi, the traditional Hawaiian Approach to bodywork. Lomilomi holds the premise that body, mind and spirit (trinity) participate in its evolution - healing. The work creates a temple…a sacred space... a connecting space. A safe space place for the body’s consciousness (the emotional body).

About the Facilitator(s)

Harry Uhane Jim and Sila Lehua Jim

Wise Secrets of AlohaHarry Uhane and Sila Lehua Jim come from a lineage of Hawaiian Healers. Harry was trained by practioners who were well known but from the deeply secret world of Native Hawaiian Healers known as Kahuna. Harry and Sila’s gatherings convey authenticity and are known for unveiling profound ancient truths with wit and laughter. Harry evokes the Hawaiian experience of healing by showing you how to raise the vibration of the space creating a healing time. You can learn more at www.harryjimlomilomi.com.

Contacts

To Register:

Dennis Dehler
Phone: 
(808) 965-0468 x122

For More Information:

Sila Jim
Phone: 
808-333-9491

Workshop Fees

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

$200 non-refundable deposit will hold your room and the balance is due a week before the workshop begins. Full payment is due upon sign up if within 8 weeks of workshop. .

$765 tuition only. Includes spa pass for Kalani, but no meals or accommodations. Must be paid in full at time of registration.

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 n/a n/a
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1360 $ 1490
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1230 $ 1390
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

Prices subject to change without notice.

Haumana (Birthing your Power)

Harry Uhane Jim and Sila Lehua Jim

March 10, 2014 - March 15, 2014

Harry Uhane and Sila Lehua Jim

Haumana ~ The Apprentice Transmission Birthing Your Power There are tools in the lomilomi way that can only be mastered by very contained and sequestered spaces and reflections. The circle of participants is deliberately small. Details are presented with plenty of space for absorbing, and streaming into your thought process.

About the Facilitator(s)

Harry Uhane Jim and Sila Lehua Jim

Wise Secrets of AlohaHarry Uhane and Sila Lehua Jim come from a lineage of Hawaiian Healers. Harry was trained by practioners who were well known but from the deeply secret world of Native Hawaiian Healers known as Kahuna. Harry and Sila’s gatherings convey authenticity and are known for unveiling profound ancient truths with wit and laughter. Harry evokes the Hawaiian experience of healing by showing you how to raise the vibration of the space creating a healing time. You can learn more at www.harryjimlomilomi.com.

Contacts

To Register:

Dennis Dehler
Phone: 
(808) 965-0468 x122

For More Information:

Sila Jim
Phone: 
808-333-9491

Workshop Fees

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

$200 non-refundable deposit will hold your place and the balance is due a week before workhop begins. Full payment is due if signing up within 6 weeks of workshop. .

$765 tuition only - no meals or accommodation. Full payment due when registering.

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 n/a n/a
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1375 $ 1590
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1230 $ 1390
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

Prices subject to change without notice.

Introduction to Deep Tissue

Daniel Albers

March 18, 2013 - March 19, 2013

Daniel Albers

Click Here for a list of upcoming bodywork courses offered at Kalani. 

This introductory course and workshop plans to cover strategic areas, back/hips and iliopsoas as well as theory. If time allows we will do chest work.  The course includes the following topics:

About the Facilitator(s)

Daniel Albers

Daniel Albers

Daniel Albers, LMT has practiced massage on the Big Island of Hawaii since 1993. He currently serves on the massage staff at Kalani Oceanside Retreat and maintains a private practice in Hilo, HI. His practice focuses on Lomilomi, deep tissue, structural release and aromatherapy. He has been conducting Lomilomi massage workshops for the past 14 years at schools and retreat centers on the Big Island and in California, Washington State and Canada. His teaching style strives to incorporate a balance of humor and intensity. The classes are fast-paced and geared toward intermediate to advanced level students/therapists. Please join us if you wish to enhance your current practice or strive to expand your "traditional" concepts of massage.

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 accommodations and meals, contact Kalani Reservations Desk.

Tuition-only price: $145

Prices subject to change without notice.

CHANGE YOUR POSTURE - CHANGE YOUR LIFE with YogAlign, the pain free yoga from your inner core

Michaelle Edwards and Erin Starr

October 14, 2013 - October 20, 2013

About the Facilitator(s)

Michaelle Edwards

Director of Kauai Yoga School, Michaelle Edwards is also a body worker, musician, and postural therapist.

Inventor of YogAlign, a painless way to do yoga, self-massage and neuromuscular reeducation, she aims to give people tools to heal themselves.  

She authored a book/DVD combo; YogAlign, Pain-free Yoga From Your Inner Core

Erin Starr, RYT 200, BS

Assistant teacher in methodology and biomechanics

Erin has practiced yoga since 1996 and been teaching YogAlign since her teacher training in 2009. A massage therapist, big wave surfer, and Kona Ironman and Molokai crossing finisher, Erin brings her expertise in sports, wellness, and fitness to the YogAlign program.

Michaelle Edwards practicing the YogAlign Core Dog

Contacts

To Register:

Michaelle Edwards
Phone: 
808-652-3823

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 n/a n/a
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1350 $ 1650
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1194 $ 1410
1 - Campsite n/a $ 1050

Triples available: Lodge room, triple occupancy, private bath - $1,230 Lodge room, triple occupancy, shared bath - $1,134

Prices subject to change without notice.

Haumana (Birthing your Power)

Harry Uhane Jim and Sila Lehua Jim

March 3, 2013 - March 9, 2013

Harry Uhane and Sila Lehua Jim

Haumana ~ The Apprentice Transmission Birthing Your Power There are tools in the lomilomi way that can only be mastered by very contained and sequestered spaces and reflections. The circle of participants is deliberately small. Details are presented with plenty of space for absorbing, and streaming into your thought process.

About the Facilitator(s)

Harry Uhane Jim and Sila Lehua Jim

Wise Secrets of AlohaHarry Uhane and Sila Lehua Jim come from a lineage of Hawaiian Healers. Harry was trained by practioners who were well known but from the deeply secret world of Native Hawaiian Healers known as Kahuna. Harry and Sila’s gatherings convey authenticity and are known for unveiling profound ancient truths with wit and laughter. Harry evokes the Hawaiian experience of healing by showing you how to raise the vibration of the space creating a healing time. You can learn more at www.harryjimlomilomi.com.

Contacts

To Register:

Dennis Dehler
Phone: 
(808) 965-0468 x122

For More Information:

Sila Jim
Phone: 
808-333-9491

Workshop Fees

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

$200 non-refundable deposit will hold your place and the balance is due upon arrival. .

$725 tuition only - includes access to Kalani's pool, hot tubs and sauna. No meals or accommodation

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
9 - Ocean Cottage $ 1890 $ 2520
8 - Ocean Loft n/a n/a
7 - Tropical Cottage $ 1890 $ 2520
6 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
5 - Tree House Room $ 1625 $ 2015
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1625 $ 2015
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1475 $ 1775
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1320 $ 1535
1 - Campsite n/a $ 1175

Prices subject to change without notice.

Hawaiian Healing Retreat - Ho'oponopono and Lomilomi

Harry Uhane Jim and Sila Lehua Jim

March 18, 2013 - March 24, 2013

Harry Uhane and Sila Lehua Jim LOMILOMI

Enter into the realm of Lomilomi, the traditional Hawaiian Approach to bodywork. Lomilomi holds the premise that body, mind and spirit (trinity) participate in its evolution - healing. The work creates a temple…a sacred space... a connecting space... A safe space place for the body’s consciousness (the emotional body).

About the Facilitator(s)

Harry Uhane Jim and Sila Lehua Jim

Wise Secrets of AlohaHarry Uhane and Sila Lehua Jim come from a lineage of Hawaiian Healers. Harry was trained by practioners who were well known but from the deeply secret world of Native Hawaiian Healers known as Kahuna. Harry and Sila’s gatherings convey authenticity and are known for unveiling profound ancient truths with wit and laughter. Harry evokes the Hawaiian experience of healing by showing you how to raise the vibration of the space creating a healing time. You can learn more at www.harryjimlomilomi.com.

Contacts

To Register:

Dennis Dehler
Phone: 
(808) 965-0468 x122

For More Information:

Sila Jim
Phone: 
808-333-9491

Workshop Fees

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

$200 non-refundable deposit will hold your place and the balance is due upon arrival. .

$725 tuition only - no meals or accommodations.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
9 - Ocean Cottage $ 1890 $ 2520
8 - Ocean Loft n/a n/a
7 - Tropical Cottage $ 1890 $ 2520
6 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
5 - Tree House Room $ 1625 $ 2015
4 - Bungalow Room n/a n/a
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1475 $ 1775
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a n/a
1 - Campsite n/a $ 1175

Prices subject to change without notice.

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