Yoga and Meditation

Hawaii Ecstatic Nude Yoga Retreat

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, all male 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)

jaRed Sam in namaste mudra

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) $ 1242 $ 1572
1 - Campsite $ 992 $ 992

Prices subject to change without notice.

Traditional Thai Massage - 42 Hours

Michael Ceraso

October 2, 2009 - October 10, 2009

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

About the Facilitator(s)

Michael Ceraso

Michael Ceraso

Michael Ceraso began his journey as a bodyworker/healer through practicing Zen meditation and receiving a wide range of excellent bodywork.

After receiving reiki attunements and practicing for a year he traveled to Thailand where he studied Reflexology at Wat Po in Bangkok and Traditional Thai Massage at ITM in Chiang Mai. Upon returning to Hawaii he continued to explore healing work through intensive studies of Cranial-Sacral Therapy and Polarity.

These studies laid the foundation upon which he has added Swedish/Oil Massage and other modalities. He recently spent another two months in Thailand where he studies with 3 different teachers, learning new techniques and deepening his practice.

In addition to practicing Traditional Thai Massage, He incorporates it and other modalities into a deeply healing blend, helping clients to release pain and stress and get in touch with their true nature.

He has been the Wellness Director at Kalani since 2004 and orchestrated last year's Kalani Bodywork Training Intensive for the last 4 years as well as teaching its Traditional Thai Massage course.

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: $465

Prices subject to change without notice.

Massage Basics II - 24 Hours

Christy Ceraso

September 8, 2009 - September 12, 2009

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

Massage Basics 2 (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 7 years and licensed in Hawaii for 8 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

Dr. Mark Olson

September 29, 2014 - October 6, 2014

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

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: $445

Course tuition includes lunch during class days.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Kalani Massage and Bodywork Training Intensive Course

Kalani Wellness Team

August 20, 2009 - October 10, 2009

Thai MassageA 230 hour introductory course covering Human Anatomy and Physiology, as well as the history, theory and demonstration of a variety of massage techniques. Our goal is to prepare students with a strong technical foundation as well as to inspire them to open their heart and delight in the gift of touch.

About the Facilitator(s)

Click on individual links for instructor bios.

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

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

Click on individual links for workshop fees.

*Sign up for all 7 Courses and save 10%

Prices subject to change without notice.

Human Anatomy

Dr. Mark Olson

August 20, 2009 - August 29, 2009

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

This 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.

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

Tuition-only price: $565

Prices subject to change without notice.

Priya Yoga Summer Camp

Michelle Andrie

August 2, 2009 - August 8, 2009

Priya Yoga begins by releasing the tension, tightness, burdens, and energy blocks that prevent you from living a life of freedom, love and joy. As you set aside these blocks your body feels lighter and the breath moves in and out of the body fully, you feel the grounding of being human and at the same time the connection to the life force energy moving through you.

About the Facilitator(s)

Michelle Andrie

Michelle Andrie

is the owner and creator of Priya Yoga. She brings 22 years of yoga experience including years of study in the Iyengar method and 5 years of study in the Scaravelli Method to form a new experience of yoga.

Michelle has been teaching for 14 years. She developed and runs the Priya Yoga Teacher Training program, teaches Priya Yoga classes, and uses her unique sense of the energy body to teach one on one Priya Yoga private sessions.

Michelle has completed her second book titled Freeing The Body: 8 Yoga Practices To Release Held Trauma. She recently shot Priya Partner Yoga DVD.

Contacts

To Register:

Michelle Andrie
Phone: 
(214) 662-7081

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 $ 1360 $ 1675
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1255 $ 1605
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1143 $ 1395
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

Prices subject to change without notice.

Embrace Your Magnificence Yoga Retreat

Jeff Martens & Patricia Pagliuca

July 11, 2009 - July 18, 2009

Volcano calderaJoin us for a week in Hawaii and let your radiant self emerge as a gift to yourself and the world.

About the Facilitator(s)

Jeff Martens

Jeff Martens

Jeff has been teaching yoga and holistic principles principles since 1989. His understanding flows from diverse sources including a Psychology and MFA degree, a deep love of sacred stories, and a three year study of the world's sacred texts. His classes combine timeless wisdom, internal adjustment, practical philosphy and inspiring affirmation in a dynamic flow unifying the teachings of Classical and Tantra Yoga. Jeff is a writer, teacher trainer, co-founder of the Yoga-Vision Yoga Conference, founder of the Student Yoga Program at Arizona State University and co-owner of Inner Vision Yoga in Chandler, Arizona.
Patricia Pagliuca

Patricia Pagliuca, CYT

Patricia is honored to share the magic and truth of yoga, and infinitely grateful to the lineage of brilliant teachers that continue to inspire her. She has shared her love of yoga since February 2002 to remind people of their innate Divinity and to spark their own bhakti and enthusiasm. In class she fluidly combines her love of dance, music, and poetry, on-going study of anatomy and energetic healing arts, and Patanjali's eight limbs to lovingly guide students in cultivating deeper presence and awareness. She enjoys teaching students to connect to the innate peace, balance and unity within them, while aligning the breath and body in fun, graceful, and empowering postures. She encourages yogis to take the beauty, wisdom, and joy they discover in their own hearts into their daily lives.

Contacts

To Register:

InnerVision yoga

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 $ 2075 n/a
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1950 n/a
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a n/a
1 - Campsite n/a n/a
Deposit to hold spot is $300. All payments due by July 6th, 2009.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Jamie Lindsay

Jamie Lindsay

A seven night retreat in Paradise! The energy of Kalani is absolutely magical, the food is just delicious, and we’ll be doing a ton of vinyasa yoga.

About the Facilitator(s)

Jamie Lindsay

While practicing standing backbends during an Ashtanga practice in 1997, Shiva nearly knocked me over with a first blast of kundalini. I've been a devoted teacher and practitioner of yoga ever since. I am grateful to all of my teachers, and I enjoy all styles of yoga, but my teaching tends to focus on accurate alignment within vigorous Vinyasa as a means to liberate the breath, prana, and ultimately kundalini, and more simply, as a tool to assist in the continuous learning of the capacity to simply pay attention. Attention heals. This practice is the love of my life, and sharing it is a great joy.

Contacts

To Register:

Jamie Lindsay
Phone: 
(415) 272-5209

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 $ 1882 $ 2582
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1567 n/a
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) n/a $ 1812
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1350 n/a
1 - Campsite $ 1812 n/a

Prices subject to change without notice.

Dancing in Paradise with Joti

Joti

Joti in a flying splitCome to Kalani during June 6th-12th and get fit with talented professional dancer-actor-singer-choreographer Joti.

This workshop includes:

About the Facilitator(s)

Joti

JotiJoti has presented as a fitness expert for ABC, CBS, NBC, Morning's on @, KRON, and International Recreation for Health and Sciences. He has taught B.O.S.U., Balast Ball, Cardio Ball, Kickboxing, Cycling, Boot Camp, Cardio Groove, NYC Ballet Workout, Heavy Ball Training, Step, Body Jam, Meditative Sports Stretch, and taught workshops nationally and internationally.

Joti has been a certified private trainer and group exercise facilitator since 1993. He has been featured in Men's Health, Inshape, SF Chronicle, and recently in Hula Heaven. Joti has taught classes and workshops for MAC, BCM, WAC, Purina, KV Pharmaceuticals, Brown Show International, Maybelline, Crunch, Gold's Gym, Bally's, YMCA and Sports Club LA.

Contacts

To Register:

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

For More Information:

Joti
Phone: 
(415) 573-4235

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 $ 1422 $ 2052
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1152 $ 1572
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1092 $ 1482
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 972 $ 1302
1 - Campsite $ 882 $ 882

Prices subject to change without notice.

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