Nature and Adventure

Men's Tropical Adventure Week

Richard Koob, and the Kalani Team

February 23, 2015 - March 1, 2015

 Man on Red Road

Join us for our well-loved Tropical Adventure Week for Gay/Bi men - a rare opportunity for a men's adventure in February! This week promises renewal and some wonderful adventures throughout the Big Island.

Gay Men's Tropical Holiday

About the Facilitator(s)

Our week is led by Richard Koob and other gay/bi Kalani staff and volunteers. Please visit the About section of our website for more information about Kalani and our staff.

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
6 - Cottage $ 1260 $ 1920
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1110 $ 1620
4 - Tree House Room $ 1065 $ 1530
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1020 $ 1440
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 945 $ 1290
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 810 $ 1020

Prices subject to change without notice.

Awakening Adventure Retreat

Hope Johnson and Jill Walton

About the Facilitator(s)

Hope JohnsonHope Johnson
Hope Johnson style of sharing Divine Wisdom and the ways it can be integrated is casual, fun and compassionate yet definitely direct and to the point.

She offers no specific philosophy or teaching. She offers herself as an instrument for the Absolute to have its loving way with everyone.

Jill Walton
From a young age Jill was sought out as a confidant and adviser. With deep trust in her Guidance, Jill brings her experience, complete attention, full-bodied focus and keen intuition to every situation.

She offers a loving, compassionate, nonjudgmental environment to foster true and deep sharing.

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
6 - Cottage $ 1725 $ 2250
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1550 $ 1875
4 - Tree House Room $ 1559 $ 1875
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1475 $ 1775
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1425 $ 1675
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1295 $ 1475

*Retreat only: $800

*Prices subject to change without notice.

Blending the Teachings of Yoga with The Spirit of Aloha

MJ Daniels and Sally Carley

Soar into Spring with Yoga and Aloha

About the Facilitator(s)

Sally Carley

Sally CarleySally Carley is a yoga teacher and yoga therapist with 10 years of experience working with students of all ages. Sally's teaching provides instruction in various styles, including Yin Yoga, Yoga for 50+, and advanced classes for more experienced practitioners. Working privately with students with all kinds of challenges is her real love, and she works with students living with a wide gamut of concerns, including depression, anxiety, cancer, obesity, injuries, and issues relative to aging. Her style is lighthearted, and deeply rooted in yogic principles.

MJ Daniels

MJ DanielsMJ Daniels has been a student of yoga for 17 years and became a yoga teacher in 2000. She has been a movement enthusiast for her whole life, from playing soccer and tennis, to a variety of dance styles and aerobics instruction. She teaches an eclectic style of Bhakti and Hatha Vinyasa yoga with a focus on linking breath and movement, in an atmosphere of safety and encouragement. Her classes focus on reaching all the layers of our being by incorporating yoga philosophy, pranayama, mudras, and vibrational sound through chanting and the playing of Tibetan prayer bowls. Her gentle and warm presence offers an open invitation to practitioners of all levels.

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
6 - Cottage n/a n/a
5 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
4 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1650 n/a
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1525 $ 2100
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1295 n/a

If you register by November 30th, 2014, take $125 off of these published rates. 

Note: a deposit of $300 deposit is due at time of booking to hold your space and accommodation request.
Transportation:Airport transfers to and from Kalani from the Hilo airport can be arranged for about $45-$65/person each way. 

Prices subject to change without notice.

Relationships Redefined: Having it All!

Megan Sillito & Suzanne Stauffer

Kalani coastWhat if we told you there was a way to have it ALL in your relationships?   Freedom, Money, Deep Connection, Awesome Sex, Juicy Aliveness, Full Expression.    

About the Facilitator(s)

Megan Sillito

Megan SillitoMegan is a master of creating transformation through real life experience and adventure.  She has been coaching and facilitating individuals and groups, coaching couples, and teaching relationship workshops for 19 years. 

As an ordained minister, she crafts and officiates one of a kind wedding and commitment ceremonies deeply rooted in the belief that each couple has come together to co-create magic.  People often say after experiencing one of Megan’s workshops they were having so much fun they didn’t even notice the moment their life changed forever.  

Suzanne Stauffer

Suzanne StaufferSuzanne has been a passionate student of relationship since she was 4 years old. Surrounded by drama and unhealthy role models, she dreamed of the perfect relationship, full of connection, truth, and a shared vision. It took her over 30 years of inner work, trial and error, and old fashioned tenacity to bring her dream to fruition. Suzanne offers a unique combination of gifts and talents in mind, body, and spirit. As an Accountant, Personal Trainer, and Psychic/Coach she blows the lid off the idea that you should only pursue one passion. At her core, she holds space for truth and essence, while at the same time being able to quickly identify what’s in the way. She’s passionately invested in her clients, empowering them with truth and clarity and utilizing her intuition and divine inspiration to guide them along their inspired path.

Megan & Suzanne

Megan and SuzanneTogether, Megan and Suzanne have been on a deeply transformative relationship journey. Opposites attract fits the bill in this high octane relationship. In learning to embrace their differences, they have discovered the true synergistic power of acceptance and co- creating with differing energies. This translates into a vast array of talents and strengths to assist people in transforming body, mind, and spirit. Megan and Suzanne have been coaching groups and couples together for 4 years.

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
6 - Cottage $ 1190 $ 1660
5 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
4 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
3 - Bungalow Room n/a n/a
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) n/a n/a
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a n/a

Ocean Cottage Triple Rate: $990/per person.

Offsite Kama'aina rate: $300/person (includes facility use pass for one week, no meals or lodging)

Prices subject to change without notice.

Hawaii Summer Bliss - A Full Moon Yoga Retreat

jaRed Sam

hawaii full moonWe invite you to join us in Hawaii for yoga, relaxation, adventure and rejuvenation.

About the Facilitator(s)

jaRed sam

jared samjaRed has been learning, deepening and sharing his yoga flow practice at Kalani for the past eleven years.  He first discovered his resonance with yoga through the ashtanga primary series with Pamela Richardson in the summer of '97.  He graduated from Kathy Elder's original yoga teacher training in 2001, and has since deepened his understanding of teaching vinyasa flow yoga through intensives with Shiva Rea.  

He has felt honored and inspired by the teachings of many and holds gratitude for all of his teachers, past and present He continues to hold a sacred space for breath, gratitude, yoga and love in his weekly classes at Kalani Oceanside Retreat.  www.jaredsamyoga.com

Contacts

Workshop Fees

Kalani is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. Your stay here supports education, community arts programming, and Hawaiian culture preservation within the District of Puna. Kalani has grown to become the largest provider of services in Puna – thanks to the support from guests like you!

To inquire about financial aid, please email [email protected].

Kalani retreat rates are all-inclusive and provide access to all instruction and course activities, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including our 25-meter pool, hot tubs and sauna.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
6 - Cottage $ 1850 $ 2375
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1650 $ 1975
4 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1575 $ 1875
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1395 n/a
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a n/a

Additional lodging options may be available; please inquire upon registration if your preferred lodging type is not listed above.

Kamaʻāina and commuter tuitions are both available for this retreat – inquire for details. A valid Hawaii state-issued ID or driver’s license must be presented at retreat check-in to receive kama'āina rates.

Extend Your Stay at a Discount!
Additional nights can be added on to the beginning or end of this package at special discounted rates for retreat attendees. There is so much to explore on this incredible island - from the volcano and the astronomy centers on Mauna Kea to the tide pools, beaches, and hikes along the coast.  Kalani is always brimming with activity, with 50 classes a week, as well as special events.
 
If you require airport shuttle service, please contact Kalani Guest Services at 800-800-6886 or [email protected], at least one week in advance.

Because of the structure of our retreat packages, we are unable to pro-rate retreat fees for shortened stays.

Learn more about getting here.

Hawaii Full Moon Yoga - A Rejuvenation Retreat

jaRed Sam

September 23, 2015 - September 28, 2015

full moonWe invite you to join us in Hawaii for yoga, relaxation, adventure and rejuvenation.

About the Facilitator(s)

jaRed sam

jared samjaRed has been learning, deepening and sharing his yoga flow practice at Kalani for the past eleven years.  He first discovered his resonance with yoga through the ashtanga primary series with Pamela Richardson in the summer of '97.  He graduated from Kathy Elder's original yoga teacher training in 2001, and has since deepened his understanding of teaching vinyasa flow yoga through intensives with Shiva Rea.  

He has felt honored and inspired by the teachings of many and holds gratitude for all of his teachers, past and present He continues to hold a sacred space for breath, gratitude, yoga and love in his weekly classes at Kalani Oceanside Retreat.  www.jaredsamyoga.com

Contacts

Workshop Fees

Kalani is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. Your stay here supports education, community arts programming, and Hawaiian culture preservation within the District of Puna. Kalani has grown to become the largest provider of services in Puna – thanks to the support from guests like you!

Financial aid is available for Kalani lodging and campus access fees. Please click here to download an application; completed applications and questions may be sent to  [email protected].

Kalani retreat rates are all-inclusive and provide access to all instruction and course activities, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including our 25-meter pool, hot tubs and sauna.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
6 - Cottage $ 1850 $ 2375
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1650 $ 1975
4 - Tree House Room $ 1650 $ 1975
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1575 $ 1875
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1395 $ 1725
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 995 $ 1445

Additional lodging options may be available; please inquire upon registration if your preferred lodging type is not listed above.

Kamaʻāina and commuter tuitions are both available for this retreat – inquire for details. A valid Hawaii state-issued ID or driver’s license must be presented at retreat check-in to receive kama'āina rates.

Extend Your Stay at a Discount!
Additional nights can be added on to the beginning or end of this package at special discounted rates for retreat attendees. There is so much to explore on this incredible island - from the volcano and the astronomy centers on Mauna Kea to the tide pools, beaches, and hikes along the coast.  Kalani is always brimming with activity, with 50 classes a week, as well as special events.
 
If you require airport shuttle service, please contact Kalani Guest Services at 800-800-6886 or [email protected], at least one week in advance.

Cancellations requested 14 days or greater before your arrival date result in a full refund less a $50 administration fee. Cancellations requested 24 hours or more before arrival, but less than 14 days before arrival, result in full refund less a 10% administrative fee, or a $50 administration fee, whichever is greater. If you cancel within 24 hours of arrival, or do not show, no refund will be provided.

Because of the structure of our retreat packages, we are unable to pro-rate retreat fees for shortened stays.

Learn more about getting here.

Wild Women Awakening: Release, Renew, Rejoice!

Jill Walton, Christy Ceraso, and Kelley Linn

A Gentle Clearing, Deeply Rejuvenating, and Creative Visioning Retreat for Women, specially designed to help you begin your New Year with Renewed Clarity and Vitality! Enjoy 6 nights, 5-days at Kalani, during which you will:

About the Facilitator(s)

 

Jill Walton has dedicated her life to deep communication and work with the sacred teachings of the Earth.  Her current work includes the Circle of Guardians, a sacred site of healing and visioning.  Jill uses clairvoyance, chakra work, counseling and coaching techniques, energy work, ritual, expressive art therapies, dream work, inner child work, past life work, and shamanic/spiritual techniques to assist and empower her clients.

 

Christy Ceraso has been a wholistic practitioner of the healing arts for 22 years.  Her eclectic bodywork practice specializes in facilitating the release of trauma, & the restoration of self-love, inspiration, vitality, & creative self-expression.  Christy assists others to access their presence, joy, gifts and their own deep insight by connecting with the Earth, the breath, meditation, movement, & the elements of nature.   


  

Kelley Linn is a feminine spiritual practitioner who blends yoga, sacred ritual, shamanic arts, and goddess storytelling into a transformational experience for modern woman.  Through embodiment practices she guides women to their innate wisdom, encouraging them to courageously step into their own divine power. She has developed simple techniques that infuse sacred meaning into the mundane tasks of our everyday modern lives.

Kelley is RYT500 yoga instructor with over 1000 hours of training. 

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
6 - Cottage n/a n/a
5 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
4 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
3 - Bungalow Room n/a $ 2070
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) n/a n/a
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a n/a

Ocean Cottage Triple: $1710/each: 2 beds available!

Kama`aina rate - with 1 week spa pass: $390, does not include meals or lodging

Field trip to The Steam Vent Inn Volcanic Sauna is an additional $10 entrance fee.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Hawaii New Moon Yoga

Dennis Dehler & jaRed Sam

October 20, 2014 - October 25, 2014

new moonWe invite you to join us in Hawaii for yoga, relaxation, adventure, stargazing and rejuvenation.

About the Facilitator(s)

Dennis Dehler

Dennis' 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 sam

jared samjaRed has been learning, deepening and sharing his yoga flow practice at Kalani for the past eleven years.  He first discovered his resonance with yoga through the ashtanga primary series with Pamela Richardson in the summer of '97.  He graduated from Kathy Elder's original yoga teacher training in 2001, and has since deepened his understanding of teaching vinyasa flow yoga through intensives with Shiva Rea.  

He has felt honored and inspired by the teachings of many and holds gratitude for all of his teachers, past and present He continues to hold a sacred space for breath, gratitude, yoga and love in his weekly classes at Kalani Oceanside Retreat.  www.jaredsamyoga.com

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
6 - Cottage $ 1850 $ 2375
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1650 $ 1975
4 - Tree House Room $ 1650 $ 1975
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1575 $ 1875
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1525 $ 1725
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1095 $ 1575

Prices subject to change without notice.

Thrive - A New Year's Retreat for Gay/Bi Men

Davey Wavey, Will Donnelly, H.R. Bremner, Drew Delaware

Celebrate New Year's with the loving support of a community of gay and bisexual men, as we explore how we can truly THRIVE in the coming year.

About the Facilitator(s)

Davey WaveyDavey Wavey is a YouTube personality and fitness guru with more than 200 million video views in more than 160 countries around the world. With the largest LGBT-themed channel on YouTube, Davey's videos have been featured on Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Jezebel, Gizmodo and hundreds of other websites and blogs. More than 1.4 million people follow Davey's videos, fitness advice and globe trotting adventures.

An AFPA certified personal trainer, Davey has launched a number of workout programs including Davey Wavey's Get Ripped Workout, Underwear Yoga and the Davey Wavey Six Pack Program. Because of Davey's fitness programs, he was selected as one of YouTube's official "Next Up" personal trainers.

Davey believes that honoring your body is an extension of honoring your life. His unique approach blends humor, honesty and a balanced approach to fitness and healthy living. Davey looks forward to being a part of your health and fitness journey.

Will Donnelly is a nationally recognized, certified yoga teacher. His popular, ongoing retreats have been described as “powerful, fun and deeply transformative.” Will has been a true pioneer in the field of yoga, and co-created and co-hosted the yoga–reality series Guru2Go, which debuted on fit TV, part of the Discovery family of channels (2004).

His signature Practical Yoga offers students of all shapes and sizes an approachable and invigorating workout, and he takes students on an inner journey like few others. In each class, Will provides a profoundly energizing and healing experience, where students get in shape quickly and lift their spirits!

With over 20 years experience practicing and teaching yoga & meditation, Will is yoga-alliance certified (400+ hours), both through the Kundalini Research Institute™(KRI), having trained and taught at the renowned Golden Bridge in Los Angeles, as well as  through YogaWorks™.
 
Will is Editor-in-Chief for the international Yoga for Every Body newsletter, and a writer for Spirituality & Health (Confessions of an Accidental Yogi).

H.R. BremnerH. R. Bremner, MSW, is a Licensed Somatica® Practitioner. H. R. believes that the creative energy through which we express ourselves every day finds foundational expression in our experiences of intimacy and sexuality. He knows that many of us have fear and shame in these areas and that it takes courage to take a deep look at ourselves in order to reclaim the creativity that lives within us.

Much of H. R.'s personal learning has come from his own struggles and triumphs with spirituality, desire, intimacy and sexuality and he has been on a path of coming to know himself spiritually and sexually through the practice of Somatica, intimate experiences with others, vision quests, retreats and ceremonies of various traditions over the past 11 years.

H. R. now shares open-heartedly the wisdom he has gleaned from experiences of love, intimacy, sex and presence. To learn more about H. R. and Somatica visit: http://www.somaticamethod.com/about-h-r-bremner/.

DrewDrew Delaware has worked and consulted in diverse industries, from legal to automotive, and from the sports sector to education. He has held positions such as Dean of E-Commerce at the International Academy of Design, and has successfully launched and led 3 companies in the past two decades. Drew presently calls Kalani home, and stewards Kalani's marketing, communications, and nonprofit operations while actively involved in the local community.

Outside of the business world, Drew is a Master NLP practitioner and member of the International Coaching Federation, as a performance coach, life coach, and lifestyle coach. Before arriving at Kalani, Drew had a thriving performance coaching practice, where he worked with athletes looking to improve their performance and sharpen their mental edge.

Drew has led retreats and groups in both Toronto and Hawaii, and embraces several complimentary holistic disciplines, bringing a unique and inclusive approach when facilitating. He has a passion for creating space for the LGBT community to explore empowerment, personal growth, and spirituality.

Contacts

Workshop Fees

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

Included: Accommodation as selected below, all meals at Kalani, use of Kalani facilities, and noted classes.

Not Included: Airport transfers, and flights to/from Hilo airport (ITO.) Continental Airlines has direct flights from San Francisco and Los Angeles to Hilo; Hawaiian Airlines, and go! Mokulele both offer intra-island service between Honolulu and Hilo.


Shared Accommodation:

Our most affordable option is to stay in our basic lodge room accommodations with a same-gender roommate from our retreat group for $875.  The room has a private bathroom.

Or, treat yourself to a shared experience in one of our beautiful eco-cottages, affording more privacy and luxury in a stunning tropical setting.  Triple share is $925, or double share is $1175.

Private Accommodation:

Want your own space?  We have options for that too! 

We have private lodge rooms with a shared bath for $925, with a private bath for $1125, or treat yourself to the penultimate experience with a private eco-cottage, for $1700, and we'll throw in a complimentary massage!

Prices subject to change without notice.

Extend Your Stay at a Discount!

There is so much to explore on this incredible island - from the volcano and the astronomy centers on Mauna Kea to the tide pools, beaches, and hikes along the coast.  And Kalani is always brimming with activity, with 50 classes a week, including special events and activities for gay men throughout the holiday period.

Additional nights can be added on to the beginning or end of this package at special discounted rates for retreat attendees. Inquire for details.

Wild Women Awakening: A Women's Summer Retreat for Renewal and Empowerment

Christy Ceraso and Kelley Linn

About the Facilitator(s)

Kelley Linn
Kelley is a sacred feminine practitioner who blends yoga, ceremonial arts, dance, and mythic storytelling into a transformation awakening experience for modern women.  Through embodiment practices she guides women to their innate wisdom, encouraging them to courageously step into their own divine power.

Kelley is RYT500 certified yoga instructor, a women’s hormonal health coach, body worker and a practitioner of Mayan abdominal and womb therapy. She is the co-founder of Wild Women Awakening, a retreat program that incorporates eco-psychology and expressive art therapy.

Web Address: www.kelleylinn.com
 


Christy Ceraso, LMT, TARA Approach Practitioner, BA.
Christy has been a healing arts practitioner and bodyworker for over 20 years. She has focused her studies on human development, somatic psychology, and spirituality, and is currently earning an MS in Counseling. She is the co-founder of Wild Women Awakening, a retreat program that incorporates eco-psychology and expressive art therapy. 

Christy cultivates relationships with the elements of nature, widening the scope of connections that can help us reclaim awareness, empowerment, and authentic self-expression. Her work facilitates personal insight into how our wise bodies express our deepest feelings and needs and are the foundation of our spiritual connection and renewal. Her specialties are healing past traumas that block our energy and inhibit us from fully living life, creating clarity out of confusion, and supporting the graceful navigation of challenging life transitions.


Contacts

Workshop Fees

Kalani is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. Your stay here supports education, community arts programming, and Hawaiian culture preservation within the District of Puna. Kalani has grown to become the largest provider of services in Puna – thanks to the support from guests like you!

Kalani retreat rates are all-inclusive and provide access to all instruction and course activities, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including our 25-meter pool, hot tubs and sauna.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
6 - Cottage $ 2010 $ 2640
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1800 $ 2190
4 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
3 - Bungalow Room n/a n/a
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) n/a n/a
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a n/a

Additional lodging options may be available; please inquire upon registration if your preferred lodging type is not listed above.

Kamaʻāina and commuter tuitions are both available for this retreat – inquire for details. A valid Hawaii state-issued ID or driver’s license must be presented at retreat check-in to receive kama'āina rates.

Extend Your Stay at a Discount!
Additional nights can be added on to the beginning or end of this package at special discounted rates for retreat attendees. There is so much to explore on this incredible island - from the volcano and the astronomy centers on Mauna Kea to the tide pools, beaches, and hikes along the coast.  Kalani is always brimming with activity, with 50 classes a week, as well as special events.
 
If you require airport shuttle service, please contact Kalani Guest Services at 800-800-6886 or [email protected], at least one week in advance.

Cancellations requested 14 days or greater before your arrival date result in a full refund less a $50 administration fee. Cancellations requested 24 hours or more before arrival, but less than 14 days before arrival, result in full refund less a 10% administrative fee, or a $50 administration fee, whichever is greater. If you cancel within 24 hours of arrival, or do not show, no refund will be provided.

Because of the structure of our retreat packages, we are unable to pro-rate retreat fees for shortened stays.

Learn more about getting here.

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