Life and Spirituality

Ayurveda: Yoga as a Way of Life

Shakti Dickey and Kim Kinjo

February 2, 2014 - February 8, 2014

Ayurvedic Herbs

Join us in paradise for a five-day lifestyle immersion into the ancient healing sister-science of Yoga: Ayurveda! Like two sides of the same coin, Yoga and Ayurveda are inseparable. While Yoga typically emphasizes postures and breathwork, Ayurveda provides specific, individualized guidelines for your daily life. Together they promote healing, health, and the foundation for personal transformation. 

About the Facilitator(s)

Kim and ShaktiKim (left) graduated from the California College of Ayurveda in 2008 as a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist and Pancha Karma Specialist. She has extensive training in herbology, and has been a Certified Massage Therapist for 20 years. Passionate about devoting her time to studying the ancient science of Ayurveda, Kim is dedicated to helping her clients at her private practice in Nevada City, CA.

Practicing yoga from an early age, Shakti (right) completed formal Sivananda yoga teacher training in 1999. She graduated from the California College of Ayurveda in 2009, certified as Ayurvedic Health Practitioner and Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist. Shakti shares Yogic and Ayurvedic wisdom through individual and workshop settings in California and Hawaii. 

Contacts

To Register:

Shakti
Phone: 
(530)615-6115

For More Information:

Shakti
Phone: 
(530)615-6115

Workshop Fees

Fees include six nights lodging, the five-day workshop, 3 delicious meals per day (including dinner on Sunday, February 2 through lunch on Saturday, February 8), 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 $ 2370 $ 1740
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 n/a

Comprehensive Ayurvedic consultations with Kim or Shakti available.

Book your spot in this retreat by October 31st and receive a $100 discount!

Commuter rate:  $650/week.  The commuter rate includes workshop and use of pool/sauna/hot tub. Meal packages available for additional cost of $50/day. 

Prices subject to change without notice.

Dream Weaving on the Wings of the Breath ~ Creating Inner Awareness & Outer Harmony

Rosalyn Anna Young & Deborah Armstrong Hickey

August 15, 2010 - August 20, 2010

Dream Weaving on the Winds of BreathWe invite you to experience the interplay of dreams, breath work, energy play and body/spirit communication ~ diving deep within ~ rising to the surface embodying compassionate/passionate wholeness….surrounded by a supportive community.

About the Facilitator(s)

Rosalyn specializes in creative expressive body/art nature workshops for transformative growth; she is certified in breath work and Transformational Imagery – using these processes to INSPIRE each person’s aliveness - to live from within! Rosalyn is a CranioSacral therapist and a licensed psychologist using alternative therapies for integration of body/mind/spirit. Additionally, she does Clairvoyant Readings.

Deborah is passionate about Dream Work and expressive therapies ~ the creative process of transforming dreams into “waking dreams” to enhance joy and empower one’s ability to manifest what is desired in their life. She is also a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist – using creativity to facilitate personal growth. Additionally, she is a Board Member for the International Association for the Study of Dreams (2008-2010). Her Website is

www.themindgardencentre.com

Contacts

To Register:

Rosalyn Young
Phone: 
314-566-2033

Workshop Fees

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



Investment: $375 Workshop Registration

$425 (with 25 hours of approved CEU’s through the Sky Mountain Inst. for licensed therapists). Sky Mountain Inst. graduates receive 10% discount. Call Deborah (864-593-2752)

$500 / Kalani Retreat Accommodations & Meals (double occupancy/single available) Kama’aina package available; tent platforms available ($375 for the week).

Prices subject to change without notice.

Tending the Feminine Psyche

Carolyn Costin, Elissa Shapiro, Francie White, Anita Johnston

A Professional Workshop & Training for Women Treating Eating Disorders.

Tending the Feminine PsycheThis 6-day/6 night retreat/workshop offers a continuum of incredible didactic teaching balanced with dream-like, soulful and spiritually enriching experiences that are unique only to Kalani-based retreats.

About the Facilitator(s)

Carolyn Costin, M.A.,M.ED., M.F.T. Author of The Eating Disorder Sourcebook & 100 Questions and Answers About Eating Disorders will focus on advanced techniques in therapy sessions that use mindfulness. Her unique use of mindfulness principles sets the clinician free from getting hooked into patients’ stories, sucked into dramas, and caught up in their own agendas. Carolyn will demonstrate firsthand how to remain free from burnout while offering profound recovery opportunities for patients. Bring your difficult cases and your difficult self as Carolyn's demonstration sessions will focus on how, time and time again, you can take the path toward transformative moments in your professional and or personal work. Carolyn will bring us her new version of “Ten things most important to transformative work.”

Anita Johnston, PhD: Author of Eating in the Light of the Moon will teach how to become fluent in storytelling and storylistening, how to use metaphor as an aspect of your own work professionally and personally, and how to find meaning in the life stories you inhabit. Using archetypal psychological principles, expand your own access to inner realms of the deep feminine -- realms outside of linear thinking and three-dimensional space and time – realms which will enrich your own life and your sessions with patients.

Francie White, M.S. R.D. : Mixes practical ideas advancing nutrition therapy with fundamentals about the science of consciousness (PhD candidate in consciousness-studies). As a colleague of Geneen Roth, she will bring key insights from Roth’s new book: Women, Food & God commenting on the role of self-judgment in finding a path to the heart of the sacred. Francie brings life to client-sessions about recovery blocks and how to navigate through them. Prevent burn-out through 5 processes that inspire recovery.

Elissa Shapiro, LCSW: Back by popular demand! Elissa is a licensed therapist, movement and dance facilitator. She becomes the connecting force for all the elements to fuse within the body of each participant. Her work never fails to bring powerful meaning and unity to the group through the elements, rituals and the soul-themes of the workshop.

Contacts

To Register:

Elissa Shapiro
Phone: 
512-779-3121

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 $ 2630 $ 3080
4 - Bungalow Room $ 2310 $ 2480
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 2120 $ 2420
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a n/a
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

Prices subject to change without notice.

Triple pricing for Tree House is $2480 and for a cottage is $2110

Aloha-Festival Workshop

Kabiro Eva Scheller, Ingo Rosenkranz

Aloha Fest CircleAloha Festival embodies sharing the creativity of life through expressive and healing arts supported by the spirit of Hawaii.  In the daily workshops we will sense, explore, and nourish our body-soul with different forms of dance, body exploration & movement practice, contact improvisation, bodywork, singing, self-experience, and rituals.

About the Facilitator(s)

Workshop teachers of Aloha-Festival: Genevieve Van Beek / Netherlands: Cranial-sacral-therapist, yoga-teacher for children, sailing-instructor, organizer, psychology; Ingo Rosenkranz / Germany: Dancer (contact-improvisation), body worker (Shiatsu, Fascia-work…), festival-organizer; Kabiro Eva Scheller / Germany : Dancer, Hawaiian bodywork practitioner & teacher, festival-organizer, artist; Martine Boerstra / Netherlands: Singer and composer, choir-leader, tantra-practitioner [www.vitalinterest.nl/martine-boerstra]; Hartmut Betz / Germany: Founder, teacher, practitioner of “hang ab” bodywork, musician [[www.hangab.de] Saleema Betz / Germany: Teacher, practitioner of “hang ab” bodywork , musician, shamanic-healing work [www.hangab.del]Susanne Palm / Germany: Cranial-sacral therapist, dancer, body worker, artist (fire-dancer)

Contacts

To Register:

Ingo Rosenkranz
Phone: 
0049-177-6486495, 0049-1781696795
Email: 
i.rosen@gmx.de

For More Information:

Kabiro Eva Scheller
Phone: 
0049-177-6486495, 0049-1781696795
Email: 
kabiro@gmx.de

Workshop Fees

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

Costs incl. campsite, bathroom, meals, pool, hot tubs: Low income: € 900, Middle income: € 1100, High income: € 1300.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Integrative Cranial Sacral Unwinding Surf & Turf Soul Journey

Gary Strauss and Tracy Griffiths

Water winding

We invite you to an exciting experience of self-exploration and personal empowerment in the spirit of Aloha!

We will be taking you on a sacred soul journey through the lush elements of the Big Island, Pele's domain, while learning the transformational healing art of Integrative Cranial Sacral Unwinding on land and in the water.

About the Facilitator(s)

Gary StraussGary B. Strauss is a Master Practitioner and world-famous Polarity Therapy and Cranial Sacral Unwinding Instructor. He is the founder and director of Life Energy Institute and Polarity Healing Arts of California. Gary has helped thousands of people find greater health and well-being with his work and mentoring. His educational programs have uplifted many students to greater levels of skill, self-awareness, empowerment and deep understanding of the Principals of Life Energy. To experience Gary's unique perspective on healing, energy and "holding space" is profound. His compassion and devotion to helping people through his work is deeply touching and with over 30 years experience in the Energy Medicine field, his expertise, techniques and skills in the Energetic Healing Arts are unmatched.

Tracy GriffithsTracy Griffiths is the Program Director and senior instructor for the Life Energy Institute and Polarity Healing Arts and has been practicing in the healing arts since 1988. Tracy utilizes and weaves her training in the martial arts, massage therapy, yoga, psychic tools and essential oils into her classes, offering a diverse, integrative and practical approach to this work. Tracy is greatly devoted to sharing her knowledge with others for the purpose of personal deepening and connection to their own inner wisdom. She is dedicated to bringing this work out into the world and provides the environment to assist others in their quest for growth and healing. Tracy also serves as Certified Dream Coach™ and Certified Soul Coach™.

Contacts

To Register:

Life Energy Institute
Phone: 
(310) 455-7873

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 $ 2345 $ 2945
4 - Bungalow Room $ 2075 $ 2345
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1995 $ 2330
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1750 $ 1995
1 - Campsite n/a $ 1750
A $500 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your space.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Hawaii Blue Hands - Men's Adventure, Massage and Health Retreat

Maxwell Starkhouse, Dennis Dehler and jaRed Sam

Massage Picture courtesy of Ripplemassage.com.auWe are currently offering FREE upgrades!  Rest, Relax and Rejunenate on the Big Island for 6 days.

About the Facilitator(s)

Accoding to the Mayan Calendar, Blue Hand represents the 'beauty way', the ability to see intrinsic beauty within yourself and in all things. Living the beauty way requires being in your full beauty and power. From this place, your self-authority naturally flows. This is the position where your ego is aligned with divine will. When you are standing in your full beauty and power, your very presence invites others to be all that they are. To the Maya, Blue Hand represents the deer, the gentle, serenely aware guide who walks in fluid beauty and grace, opening and revealing.

Blue Hands people are natural healers.  Maxwell, jaRed and Dennis are all Blue Hands and have been living, loving and exploring in Hawaii for 9 years.  They are all licensed massage therapist and gifted yoga teachers, and love sharing the beauty and joy of living in Hawaii.

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. Ask about free upgrades (based on availability).

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 $ 1422 $ 1842
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1362 $ 1752
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1242 $ 1572
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 996 $ 1242
1 - Campsite n/a $ 888

Prices subject to change without notice.

Meditation Retreat

Lino Laure

December 13, 2010 - December 18, 2010

Waterfall painting by LinoWith proper instructions, the practice of meditation can be an easy and effortless experience that can provide great benefits and enrichment to life on many levels. 

With no prior meditation experience, this five day meditation workshop is designed to give you tools to incorporate a simple and effective meditation program in your life. 

About the Facilitator(s)

Lino LaureLino Laure has been practicing meditation for over twenty-five years.  A year after learning meditation, he had a spontaneous spiritual awakening, as the surge of kundalini energy awakened within him prompting a whole new level of life, self-awareness and direction. For over 16 years he received guidance by his teacher, a Dhanur Vedic master healer from Kerala, India, learning aspects of yoga, meditation and ancient healing arts. Lino enjoys sharing what he has learned, and helping individuals gain a better understanding as they practice the art of meditation, yoga and wellness.

Contacts

To Register:

jaRed Sam
Phone: 
(808) 965-0468 x107
Phone: 
1 800 800 6886 x107

For More Information:

Lino Laure
Phone: 
(808) 854-7848

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 $ 975 $ 1475
4 - Bungalow Room $ 750 $ 975
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 675 $ 925
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 595 $ 775
1 - Campsite $ 475 $ 475

Prices subject to change without notice.

Lomilomi Traditional Hawaiian Healing: 5 Day Intensive

Harry Uhane Jim and Sila Lehua Jim

Harry Uhane and Sila Lehua JimEnter 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 for the body's consciousness (the emotional body). Access for support and communication to the emotional body is in the HA- the breath.

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.

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 $ 1600 $ 2100
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1375 $ 1600
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1220 $ 1400
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1100 $ 1300
1 - Campsite n/a $ 1100

Prices subject to change without notice.

Hawaii Blue Hands - Men's Yoga and Massage Retreat

Maxwell Starkhouse, Dennis Dehler and jaRed Sam

Massage Picture courtesy of Ripplemassage.com.auRelax on the Big Island with yoga and massage. Join Maxwell, jaRed and Dennis for 5 days and 6 nights of yoga, healing touch and island adventures with the company of like minded men in tropical paradise. 

About the Facilitator(s)

MaxwellMaxwell is a massage therapist, dancer, poet, musician, artist and world-traveling yogi. He was first introduced to yoga by his mother when he was a young child and has been interested in alternative medicine and healing arts ever since.

He has studied with different teachers around the world such as Kathy Elder, Shiva Rea, Lino Miele and Duncan Wong. He received his yoga teacher training certificate in 2003 at Kalani Honua in Hawaii. He is influenced by many different styles of yoga and martial arts such as: hatha yoga, ashtanga yoga, yin yoga, vinyasa yoga , restorative yoga , capoiera, tai chi, and Kuk Sol Korean Buddhist martial arts. He spent five months travelling India deepening his practice of yoga.

Dennis

Dennis agrees with Pattabhi Jois' statement in the movie Enlighten Up that the main goal of yoga is to discipline the mind. Dennis feels that Kundalini Yoga is one of the most effective, fun and quickest methods to practice the art of disciplining the mind.

His approach is gentle and focuses on opening up the energy centers in the body with Kundalini Yoga exercises. He has studied with Kundalini master Gurmukh and completed Yogi Bhajan's Kundalini Teacher Training. His classes are invigorating, grounding, intuitive, fun and leave you feeling centered, calm and smiling.

jaRed warrior beach picjaRed has been learning, deepening and sharing his yoga flow practice at Kalani for the past eight years. He first discovered his yoga body through the primary series with Pamela Richardson in the summer of '97. He graduated from Kathy Elder's original yoga teacher training class in 2001 and has since deepened his understanding of teaching vinyasa flow yoga through intensives with Duncan Wong and Shiva Rea.

He has felt honored and inspired by the teachings of Shiva, Kathy, Duncan, Saul David Raye and many others. He continues to hold a sacred space for breath, gratitude, yoga and love in his weekly classes at Kalani Oceanside Retreat.

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.
Ask about our last minute FREE UPGRADES (based on availibility).

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 $ 1422 $ 1842
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1362 $ 1752
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1242 $ 1572
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 996 $ 1242
1 - Campsite n/a $ 888

Prices subject to change without notice.

Wassa Dances with Aloha - Tune and Flow

Lara McIntosh and Marie Chong

Wassa Dance LogoPlease join us for for "Wassa Dances with Aloha" at Kalani Oceanside Retreat Center on the Big Island, Hawaii!!

About the Facilitator(s)

LARA MCINTOSH believes that anyone who moves is already a dancer. She has danced all her life. As a performer, teacher, and choreographer, Lara explores rhythm, spirit, craft, and community to unlock the movement potential in others. An active member of the Seattle drum-and-dance communities for many years, her Afro-infused dance style is inspired by travels to Brazil and Mali, West Africa. “Wassa” is the Bambara name Lara received during one of her visits to Mali. It means “one who acts for joy and fulfillment.” Her curiosity about movement and cultures, combined with a deep love for music, are lifelong muses. She offers residencies in local schools and intensive retreat-style workshops internationally. (Photo by Michael Harthorne)

MARIE CHONG has been teaching various movement-related disciplines for over 20 years: Ballet, Pilates, GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS®. Marie was a professional ballet dancer which fostered a lifelong interest in healthy movement. Her knowledge of the body, kinesthetic movement, and various therapeutic modalities is an asset that she continues to develop and pass on to her students and clients. She is the Director/Owner of ARC School of Ballet and the Artistic Director of ARC Dance Company in Seattle, Washington, USA where she also works with private clients that include musicians, singers, actors, dancers, elite athletes, as well as non-professional movers to design individually-tailored healthy postural and kinesthetic improvements.

Contacts

To Register:

Lara McIntosh
Phone: 
206.284.9473

Workshop Fees

Included in this 7-day sweet island style retreat are: daily dance intensives, 3 delicious buffet daily meals and use of Kalani’s grounds, Olympic size pool, sauna and 2 hot tubs. Registration requires $500 deposit. Final payments are due March 25, 2011.

Non-dancing companions are welcome, based on available space at Kalani.

Please call Kalani's Guest Services at 800-800-6886 to book airport shuttles. $65 for individual ride and $45 shared.

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 $ 1875 $ 2575
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1560 $ 1875
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1455 $ 1805
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1225 $ 1595
1 - Campsite n/a $ 1075
*** Airfare, car rental and incidental ground travel expenses are not included in the price of this retreat. If you decide to arrive early or stay longer, you will need to make your own lodging arrangements at the place of your choice.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you find yourself unable to attend, we will refund your money, pending the ability to replace your reservation for this trip. All cancellations include a $30 fee.
*For island residents or vacationers wishing to attend the daily dance intensive without Kalani residence or meals, drop-in rates per class and weekly options are available as space allows. Pre-registration is strongly suggested for this option--which also includes a Kalani day pass with each class/series purchased. Lodging and meal options at Kalani may be purchased separately through Kalani.

Kalani Honua Retreat Center: Kalani means Harmony of Heaven and Earth and is located on 19 coastal acres of tropical beauty on the SE coast of Hawaii. Dramatic lava cliffs provide a haven for sunbathers, stargazers, whale watchers and those seeking a deep connection with the earth and sea.

Other offerings at Kalani at additional cost include: Hawaiian and Thai massage, Yoga, Bodywork, Watsu (water-based bodywork) and Hawaiiana/Hula Classes.
For more info on Kalani: www.kalani.com

Prices subject to change without notice.

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