Rituals and Shamanism

3rd Annual Ecstatic Dance Retreat

Sita Devi, Craig Kohland & Tyler Blank

Ecstatic Dance RetreatThe Ecstatic Dance Retreat is a week long intensive, held in the healing heart energy of the Big Island of Hawaii at Kalani Retreat Center. This retreat is a safe, ceremonial container for all of us to explore, expand and offer our unique, creative expressions and gifts.  

About the Facilitator(s)

Visit the EcstaticRetreat.com website to see a full listing of the facilitators.

Contacts

Workshop Fees

Pricing available at the Ecstatic Retreat website.

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

Prices subject to change without notice.

Women's Yoga Shamanic Retreat, Embracing the Fire of the Goddess

Kelley Linn and Katalin Koda

March 18, 2012 - March 23, 2012

Explore the limitless power of the Sacred Feminine, nourished by the practice of Anusara Yoga on the stunning Big Island of Hawaii. The goddess Pele is honored here, as the keeper of living land where lava meets the ocean. Inspired by her magical work, we transform our pain and life obstacles into power, recover inner passion and reclaim our lives.

About the Facilitator(s)

Katalin Koda is the author of Fire of the Goddess: Nine Paths to Ignite the Sacred Feminine and Sacred Path of Reiki: Healing as Spiritual a Discipline. She is a passionate explorer of earth stories, women's mysteries and the mythic expression of our world. She is a visionary artist, poet and dreamer and has been leading workshops with an integrated and multidimensional approach for fifteen years. Katalin is an experienced Reiki Master having given hundreds of sessions and taught dozens of students around the world. Her current healing work incorporates indigenous wisdom, shamanic principles along with Reiki and chakra healing. Katalin lives with her family in Hawaii. Visit her website www.katalinkoda.com for more information.

Kelley Linn, is an inspiring and experienced yoga teacher. Her world travels led her to India, where deepened her interest in yoga and ayurvedic studies. Kelley was already an experienced yoga teacher when she was introduced to Anusara™ yoga. Since then she has studied directly under Anusara founder, John Friend as well as with other world-renowned yoga teachers including, Noah Maze and Jimmy and Ruthie Bernaert. Kelley is a certified Anusara-Inspired™ Yoga teacher with hundred of hours of Anusara™ training. Kelley leads devotional Kirtan chanting in Hawaii, where she resides with her family. She is a dedicated student and teacher of a non-dualistic Shiva~Shakti Tantric philosophy which recognizes each of us as a unique expression of Supreme Consciousness. With her heart-oriented teaching style, she inspires her students to connect with the Divine and celebrate the innate goodness within themselves.

Contacts

Workshop Fees

These prices PER PERSON include:

- 5 nights accommodations,
- 3 fresh and delicious meals per day, including vegetarian options,
- 2-3 daily classes including yoga, chanting, empowerment gatherings
- 1 group Watsu session
- Use of Kalani’s large swimming pool, 2 Jacuzzis and a sauna
- Price inclusive of all fees and taxes!

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
6 - Cottage $ 1675 $ 2175
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1550 $ 1875
4 - Tree House Room $ 1550 $ 1875
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1450 $ 1675
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1375 $ 1625
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 0 $ 1475

Space is limited, so reserved your room early!

-Reservation Deposit: 50% of total amount is required to hold your space (including $500 Non-refundable).

Prices subject to change without notice.

Dreaming Into Spring: The Big Island Way of the Dreamer

Robert Moss

Dream into spring, with the powerful energies of the planet's newest earth - the Big Island of Hawaii.

We gather in a dream setting where we feel the presence of Pele, goddess of fire, and the elemental powers. We enter waking dreams easily with the sea breezes, birds, lava fluffs and tropical flowers at the lovely seaside resort of Kalani-Honua.

About the Facilitator(s)

Robert Moss MA is the pioneer of Active Dreaming, an original synthesis of shamanism and modern dreamwork. Born in Australia, he survived three near-death experiences in childhood. He leads popular seminars all over the world, including a three-year training for teachers of Active Dreaming and a lively online dream school. A former lecturer in ancient history at the Australian National University, he is a best-selling novelist, journalist and independent scholar. His seven books on dreaming, shamanism and imagination include Conscious Dreaming, Dreamways of the Iroquois, The Three "Only" Things: Tapping the Power of Dreams, Coincidence and Imagination and The Secret History of Dreaming.

Contacts

Workshop Fees

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

Basic retreat fee includes: *Morning and evening dream sessions *Meals *Double occupancy lodging with shared bathroom in group lodge (Hale). DEPOSIT OF $300 WILL HOLD YOUR SPACE. EARLY REGISTRATION BY January 15th, 2012 for $200 discount off below prices . UPGRADES (see prices/accommodations below) are available, space dependent and will require an additional deposit to guarantee reservations. *Non-workshop companions are welcome at group rates, depending upon space at Kalani.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
6 - Cottage n/a n/a
5 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
4 - Tree House Room $ 1950 $ 2275
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1850 $ 2075
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1775 $ 2025
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1695 $ 1875

Prices subject to change without notice.

Hawaiian 2012 Humpback Whale Retreat

Pono N. Stadler

January 2, 2012 - January 6, 2012

In this retreat you will discover the paradise that is The Big Island of Hawai'i. Visit old temples, historical sites, and other important places in Hawaiian history.

We will also spend two intensive days with Kumu Ola Leinaʻala Brown who introduces us to the Hawaiian heritage, the makahiki (Plejades) season and itʻs meaning, and of course Goddess Pele and the prophecy of 2012.

About the Facilitator(s)

Pono N. Stadler was born in Switzerland and came to the Big Island 8 years ago, feeling Hawaiian at heart almost immediately and very much at home.

Her passion is to share the richness of the Hawaiian culture and mythology, and the importance of ALOHA in our every day life with all people.

Contacts

Workshop Fees

Not an open retreat.

Life Energy Institute's Integrative CranioSacral Immersion Thanksgiving Hawaiian Retreat

Gary Strauss and Tracy Griffiths

Water winding

Come celebrate Thanksgiving and get profoundly unwound!

Get your gratitude on and have some fun while deepening your CranioSacral Unwinding techniques and skills.

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

Workshop Fees

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

Receive a $200 discount off the prices below if registered by September 15, 2011.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
6 - Cottage n/a n/a
5 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
4 - Tree House Room $ 2100 $ 2490
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1980 $ 2250
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1899 $ 2199
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1799 $ 2010
A $500 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your space. $200 early registration discount by 9/15/11

Prices subject to change without notice.

The Wild Cosmic Heart

Mary Anne Flanagan

November 4, 2012 - November 10, 2012

Experience the exquisite and ecstatic energy of your heart as it connects you to your authentic self. Using primarily classic meditations methods, shamanic journeying, guided visualizations, as well as other experiential practices, we will explore important aspects of the heart. We will be drawing on physical and energetic experiences, as well as the inspiration of poetry and lore from various cultures. Myths and spiritual traditions will awaken our untamed heart.

About the Facilitator(s)

Mary Anne Flanagan is the creator and founder of Toning the OM™. Toning the OM™ is an international healing arts company that is committed to nurturing body, spirit, and heart connections through experiential workshops, retreats, healing, and coaching sessions. Mary Anne is a Certified Life Coach from New York University and a Shamanic Teacher. She has a Certificate in Aging from Boston University and works with older adults on relaxation, simple movements, and breathwork. She has also received a Certificate in Coaching in Medicine and Leadership from Harvard University.

Mary Anne's practice in the healing arts began in 2000 while training New York City community organizations involved in positive youth and family development  initiatives.  This work led her to facilitate national workshops, community drumming and teaching about global energy medicine.  Mary Anne has worked with nonprofit organizations for almost 20 years in management and training. She has a private healing and coaching practice in New York City.

Contacts

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.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  A deposit of $300 is required to reserve your space for this retreat.  Payment in full is required by August 31, 2012.  Registrations are gladly accepted after August 31, 2012 based on availability.

COST:  $1300 - Triple Lodge Room with Private Bath.  Included:  All retreat workshops, 6nights/7days accommodations, three meals a day, exclusive workshop space, yoga props for personal use, a hula class.  Not Included:  Flights between home and Hawaii, optional excursions, airport transfers ($45 if multiple pick-ups or $65 if single pick-up), tips for Kalani staff, and items of personal nature.

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS:  Cancellations made prior to August 31, 2012 are subject to the forfeit of all deposit monies paid ($300) unless we can find another person to fill your reservation.  Reservations cancelled between September 1 - October 3, 2012 are subject to cancellation fee in the amount of 50% of the retreat cost.  Reservations cancelled on or after October 4, 2012 are subject to a cancellation fee in the amount of 100% of the retreat cost and are non-refundable.

You may want to consider purchasing commercial travel insurance, which would include trip cancellation protection.

Fire of the Goddess

Kelley Linn and Katalin Koda

November 18, 2012 - November 23, 2012

Explore the limitless power of the Sacred Feminine, nourished by the practice of Anusara Yoga on the stunning Big Island of Hawaii. The goddess Pele is honored here, as the keeper of living land where lava meets the ocean. Inspired by her magical work, we transform our pain and life obstacles into power, recover inner passion and reclaim our lives.

About the Facilitator(s)

Katalin Koda is the author of Fire of the Goddess: Nine Paths to Ignite the Sacred Feminine and Sacred Path of Reiki: Healing as Spiritual a Discipline. She is a passionate explorer of earth stories, women's mysteries and the mythic expression of our world. She is a visionary artist, poet and dreamer and has been leading workshops with an integrated and multidimensional approach for fifteen years. Katalin is an experienced Reiki Master having given hundreds of sessions and taught dozens of students around the world. Her current healing work incorporates indigenous wisdom, shamanic principles along with Reiki and chakra healing. Katalin lives with her family in Hawaii. Visit her website www.katalinkoda.com for more information.

Kelley Linn, is an inspiring and experienced yoga teacher. Her world travels led her to India, where deepened her interest in yoga and ayurvedic studies. Kelley was already an experienced yoga teacher when she was introduced to Anusara™ yoga. Since then she has studied directly under Anusara founder, John Friend as well as with other world-renowned yoga teachers including, Noah Maze and Jimmy and Ruthie Bernaert. Kelley is a certified Anusara-Inspired™ Yoga teacher with hundred of hours of Anusara™ training. Kelley leads devotional Kirtan chanting in Hawaii, where she resides with her family. She is a dedicated student and teacher of a non-dualistic Shiva~Shakti Tantric philosophy which recognizes each of us as a unique expression of Supreme Consciousness. With her heart-oriented teaching style, she inspires her students to connect with the Divine and celebrate the innate goodness within themselves.

Contacts

Workshop Fees

These prices PER PERSON include:

- 5 nights accommodations,
- 3 fresh and delicious meals per day, including vegetarian options,
- 2-3 daily classes including yoga, chanting, empowerment gatherings
- 1 group Watsu session
- Use of Kalani’s large swimming pool, 2 Jacuzzis and a sauna
- Price inclusive of all fees and taxes!

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
6 - Cottage $ 1775 $ 2275
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1650 $ 1975
4 - Tree House Room $ 1650 $ 1975
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1550 $ 1775
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1475 $ 1725
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a $ 1575

Space is limited, so reserved your room early!

-Reservation Deposit: 50% of total amount is required to hold your space (including $500 Non-refundable).

Prices subject to change without notice.

Community Drumkeepers Initiation - March 2011

White Eagle Medicine Woman

Community Drum Initiation with White Eagle Medicine Woman

Community Drumkeepers Shamanic Initiation

Learn to make Community "Mother" Drums and be a Drumkeeper in a worldwide network with Community Drumkeepers Shamanic Initiation!

About the Facilitator(s)

About White Eagle Medicine Woman:

As the youngest woman to climb North America's highest peak Mt. McKinley or Denali in her late teens and having built largest crystal drum in North America, White Eagle Medicine Woman has demonstrated enormous vision, creativity, and determination, all gifts of a far seeing leader. White Eagle Medicine Woman (Suraj Holzwarth) is the director and drum keeper of the International GrandMother Drum Peace Project. She is an international shamanic healer, seer, and ritual and performance artist who has traveled the world for over thirty years, performing, teaching, healing and inspiring thousands.

Her CDs include Journey of the Heart, Songlines of the Soul and Living Waters of Grace. She is the director and co-producer of the newly released documentary film GrandMother Drum: Awakening the Global Heart. She is also the founder and director of The Whirling Rainbow Foundation and the Rainbow Fire Mystery School in Palmer, Alaska. White Eagle's voice has a primal and mesmerizing quality, penetrating to the very heart and soul of our indigenous connection with each other and the earth. White Eagle's dynamic performances and workshops are well known for transforming the hearts of all involved, leading audiences in unified action on global issues of world peace, racial reconciliation, environmental stewardship and earth sustainability.

Contacts

Workshop Fees

Prices subject to change without notice.

The Way of Pleasure Workshop: Using Pleasure as a Spiritual Path

Stewart Blackburn

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About the Facilitator(s)

Stewart Blackburn has been a dedicated student of pleasure for many, many years. He is a professional chef, has worked extensively with the Body Electric School, several schools of Tantra, and various shamanic traditions. He is a senior teacher of Huna with Aloha International and works primarily as a shamanic healer and teacher. He teaches the Huna Healing Circle at Kalani weekly and he is currently writing a book on The Skills of Pleasure.

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 n/a
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1505 $ 1855
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1393 $ 1645

Prices subject to change without notice.

Commuter Rate is $700 per person

Bloodline Healing in Hawai'i

G. Kamana Hunter

May 1, 2011 - May 8, 2011

Each of us has inherited an invisible burden from our ancestry. By clarifying and lifting this burden, we uncover the underlying gift of our struggles. By sharing this special, innate gift with the world, we enhance our sense of purpose and strengthen our bond to supportive community.

About the Facilitator(s)

G. Kamana Hunter. Recognized as a Healer since birth, G. Kamana Hunter began his life's purpose by helping his family recover from a dark past. This early training inspired him to develop the Bloodline Healing Project, a learning community that enlists the power of our ancestors in order to heal our families. Deeply rooted in the ancient ways of his own Mohawk and Irish heritage, Bloodline Healing involves intuitive connection, emotional expression, ceremony, hands on healing, and the sharing of our family tree. The goal is simple: to lift our invisible burdens so that we can uncover the dormant gifts of life. Kamana's work has been informed by his diverse experiences in the Amazon Rainforest, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Cornell University.

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 n/a
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1165 n/a
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a n/a

Prices subject to change without notice.

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