Yoga and Meditation

Hawaii Yoga Festival 2015: Week Pass


Find your fire. Ignite your power.
November 10-15 2015

Set your practice on fire. Explore your edge and open your heart to new possibilities.

About the Facilitator(s)

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 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 $ 1325 $ 1850
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1150 $ 1475
4 - Tree House Room $ 1150 $ 1475
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1075 $ 1375
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1025 $ 1275
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 895 $ 1075

Triple Occupancy Available:
Cottage (private bath): $1075
Tree House (private bath): $1025
Lodge Room (private bath): $925
Lodge Room (shared bath): $845

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

Full festival commuter pass: $775 (for full festival access and meals).

Full festival Kamaʻāina pass: $449 (for full festival access and meals). 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.

Move Awake III: A Yoga, Dance and Meditation Experience for the Spirit

Marisa Weppner & Rainbow Eric; Celeste Bolin, teacher

7 Day Immersion for the Body, Mind & Spirit

Immerse yourself in the beauty and tranquility of the Big Island, Hawaii. Enjoy at least 3 yoga, dance or meditation classes daily along with optional Thai massage, Pranassage, aquatic bodywork, and shamanic journey work in this intimate retreat experience.

About the Facilitator(s)

Marisa Weppner
Marisa Weppner, MA, ERYT500, CC is well known for her authentic self-expression, humorous yet grounded, as she empowers students to live their highest potential on all levels of Being. She has been a yoga practitioner for over 16 years and completed the InterdisciplinaryYoga and Advanced Teacher Trainings at the Nosara Yoga Institute in 2002. She uses her graduate degree in Transpersonal Psychology, Life Coaching and Pranassage to bring a real-world mix of eastern and western spiritually and psychology to her classes for Self-empowerment and transformation on all levels.

Email Address:  [email protected]
Telephone Number: (208) 338-5430
Web Address: www.marisaweppner.com
Social Media: Marisa Weppner Yoga; @marisaweppner, @sageyogaboise

Rainbow Eric
Rainbow Eric has been sharing his approach to yoga and movement arts with the world for over 15 years. He received classical yoga training in Hatha, Kriya, Kundalini, and Pranayama and has personal practice and self-guided education in Karma, Vinyasa, Yin and White-Tantric styles of yoga. His passions for first-nations cultures, shamanism, spirituality, astrology, yoga, dance, magic, laughter, play and LOVE all infuse Eric’s teaching style so each class is a rainbow fusion of pure delight!

Email Address: [email protected]
Telephone Number: (208) 338-5430
Web Address:  www.rainboweric.com
Social Media: rainbow_eric

Teacher: Celeste Bolin
Celeste Bolin, PhD, RYT has been teaching dance as a mindful physical practice for over seven years now using a unique curriculum that focuses on cardiovascular fitness, strength, and flexibility in the physical body as well as our self-image. Also a graduate from the Nosara Yoga Institute, she creatively infuses yoga and meditation into her classes. “You can't help but want to follow her lead in fearless pursuit of joy and uninhibited self expression” - (weekly dance student).

Email Address: [email protected]
Telephone Number: (208) 338-5430
Web Address: www.celestebolin.com
Social Media: Celeste Bolin Dance; @drcdancecommander

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.

There is a $250 deposit to hold your place.
Receive a 10% discount for reservations done before 12/31/15!

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
6 - Cottage n/a n/a
5 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
4 - Tree House Room $ 2255 $ 1800
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1695 $ 2115
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1625 $ 1975
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1443 $ 1695

Triple Occupancy Available:
Lodge Room (shared bath): $1373
Lodge Room (private bath): $1485

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.

Thanksgiving in Paradise: High Vibration Yoga and Sound Healing Retreat, including Tuning Forks Training Level 1

Katherine Fisher and Soraya Faris-Applegate

November 22, 2015 - November 27, 2015

HIGH VIBRATION YOGA AND SOUND HEALING TRAINING RETREAT, including Tuning Forks Training Level 1

About the Facilitator(s)

Katherine Fisher
Katie is a long time resident of Hawaii, the co-founder of www.HawaiiHealthGuide.com, Aloha Yoga, the Hawaii Healing Garden Festival and the Hawaii Healing Sound School. She is a trainer and volunteer for Acupuncturists without Borders (AWB) in Hawaii, Mongolia and Nepal.  Katherine Fisher L.Ac shares a love of resonance and sound healing tools as part of her private practice 7 Treasures of Health & Acupuncture on Oahu.  She has shared crystal bowls and tuning forks in Hawaii, Europe, in performance and in her private healing arts practice. She has recorded a CD of healing music with the Hawaii Healing Sound School based on resonance and frequency instruments including dijeridoo, viola, rattles, tuning forks, vocals, native American and indian flutes and jamming sound healing circles with her community. Katie loves relaxing by hanging around in her aerial trapeze swing.

Email Address: [email protected]
Telephone Number: (808) 721-8342
Web address: http://www.hawaiihealthguide.com/directory/display.htm?listID=7048

Soraya Faris-Applegate
Soraya is originally from England and has travelled the world teaching children, teaching yoga and playing music. She and her husband met in Saudi Arabia and then spent 3 years living in Japan. They are now enjoying Hawaii’s tropical beauty with their puppy Bruno. Soraya has a Masters degree in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. She has a private practice on Oahu ‘Soulistic Holistics Hawaii’ offering ancient and modern healing modalities, including: SCIO quantum biofeedback therapy, Taoist Oriental Medicine, & SoundChaise Therapy and Prayers for Pets.  Soraya believes in the supernatural power of glitter and sprinkles it liberally wherever she goes!  Soraya teaches Kundalini yoga classes with symphonic gong baths, see Facebook Kundalini Gong Bliss for more information.

Email Address: [email protected]
Telephone Number: (808) 721-8303
Web Address: www.SoulisticHolisticsHawaii.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].

Workshop fees include all yoga/qi kung classes, sound healing/tuning forks classes & workshops, use of tuning forks and crystal bowls during classes. You will also have the option to participate in local excursions to a black sand beach, crystal grotto, thermal heated ocean pools and local farmers markets.

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 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) n/a n/a
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1295 n/a

Triple Occupancy Available:
Lodge Room (shared bath): $1255

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.

Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training Program 200 hr; Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School

Liz Heffernan and Molly Masaoka

About the Facilitator(s)

Liz Heffernan, MA, E-RYT 500
, Certified
Integrative Yoga Therapist (CYT-1000)
Primary Faculty Member (July 2- 23)


Liz Heffernan is a recognized international yoga teacher with over two decades of personal practice and 20 years of teaching.  She trained extensively in the Hatha yoga systems of Kripalu, Ashtanga and Anusara and works as an Integrative Yoga Therapist. Liz currently directs and leads yoga teacher trainings and workshops in worldwide locations, provides one-to-one mentoring for yoga teachers, instructs daily yoga classes, and offers private therapeutic sessions. Liz is known for her ability to bridge the gap between the ancient perspectives of yoga and contemporary daily life. Her teaching weaves together philosophy, creative sequencing, clear alignment, mindful breathing, and compassionate self-inquiry to form a tapestry that reflects her heartfelt commitment to this transformative path.

Molly Masaoka, E-RYT 200, RYT 500,
Yoga Studio Owner
Guest Faculty (July 12- July 23)

Innately perceptive beyond her years, and wildly passionate about everything in her path, Molly applies a level of determination and delight that is truly one of a kind. Her unique teaching style is both intense and focused but lightened with creativity, compassion and humor.  She believes that this balance of effort and surrender is the key to unlocking the awareness of ones true nature.

A student of yoga since the age of 16, Molly has studied intensely with Chuck Miller, and completed teacher trainings with Annie Carpenter and Don Stapelton.  She credits Annie for giving her the skills to teach intentional alignment and sequencing, Don for the ability to encourage self-inquiry and Chuck for finding the unity in all things.  In addition to leading teacher trainings, workshops and retreats, Molly also owns Yoga Centered Studio and Boutique in Hilo, Hawaii. She is an influential member of her yoga community and serves as a mentor to both students and other teachers.  Ultimately she hopes to inspire others to share the practices of yoga that have so positively impacted her life.

Email Address: [email protected]
Web Address: www.yogacentered.com

Peggy Profant, Certified Anusara, Owner/Steward Om Shala Yoga Studio
Guest Faculty (July 2- July 10)

Peggy Profant discovered yoga as a teenager in the early 80's and continues to live and learn from it's wisdom. Teaching since 1997, she has been influenced by Iyengar, Ashtanga Yoga and Anusara in which she is a Certified Instructor. She is owner, (steward), of Om Shala Yoga in Arcata and has been leading retreats, yoga immersions and teacher trainings since the studio's opening year in 2008. Her teaching is infused with a heart centered, life affirming philosophy that draws from the ancient source texts of yoga and an exquisite attention to alignment. It is Peggy's joyful passion to share the teachings of yoga and musings on life with her students.

Email Address: [email protected]
Web Address: www.omshalayoga.com

Amanda Webster, Certified Ayurveda Counselor, RYT-500 ERYT-200
Guest Faculty (July 9- July 10)


Amanda Webster is a registered yoga teacher and Certified Ayurveda Counselor, through the American Institute of Vedic Studies.   She currently offers Ayurveda-infused yoga classes, workshops, and retreats as well as facilitates teacher trainings that focus on establishing commitment to the lifestyle practices of yoga and Ayurveda, creating an open and supportive community, and studying mindfulness in its many forms.  Amanda considers Kripalu-trained yogini Rupali Embry  as her “true teacher” and under her guidance, recently completed an amazing 1:1 300-hour advanced yoga teaching mentorship.

Both yoga and Ayurveda resonated instantly and deeply, inspiring Amanda to commit to lifelong study of these sciences    She has an intuitive, down-to-earth approach to teaching, practicing, counseling, and exemplifying yoga through her lifestyle and is known for her ability to establish a strong community.  

Email Address: [email protected]
Web Address: http://shivatreeyoga.com/workshops/

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!

The rates listed below 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 n/a n/a
5 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
4 - Tree House Room $ 5235 $ 6474
3 - Bungalow Room n/a n/a
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 4773 $ 5718
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 4269 $ 4962

Triple Occupancy Available:
Lodge Room (shared bath): $4059
Lodge Room (private bath): $4395

Offsite Commuter: $3513, an all-inclusive rate that provides access to Kalani campus for all instruction and course activities, breakfast and lunch, and use of Kalani's facilities including our 25-meter pool, hot tubs and sauna.

Kama'aina Commuter: $2841, an all-inclusive rate that provides access to Kalani campus for all instruction and course activities, breakfast and lunch, and use of Kalani's facilities including our 25-meter pool, hot tubs and sauna. A valid Hawaii state-issued ID or driver's license must be presented at check-in to receive the kama'aina rate.

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

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.

200 Hour Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training – Yoga Centered Hawaii (RYS)

Molly Masaoka and Liz Heffernan

March 9, 2016 - March 31, 2016

About the Facilitator(s)

Molly Masaoka, E-RYT
Yoga Studio Owner
Yoga Teacher Training Faculty


Innately perceptive beyond her years, and wildly passionate about everything in her path, Molly applies a level of determination and delight that is truly one of a kind.   Her unique teaching style is both intense and focused but lightened with creativity, compassion and humor.  She believes that this balance of effort and surrender is the key to unlocking the awareness of ones true nature.

A student of yoga since the age of 16, Molly has studied intensely with Chuck Miller, and completed teacher trainings with Annie Carpenter and Don Stapelton.  She credits Annie for giving her the skills to teach intentional alignment and sequencing, Don for the ability to encourage self-inquiry and Chuck for finding the unity in all things.  In addition to leading teacher trainings, workshops and retreats, Molly also owns Yoga Centered Studio and Boutique in Hilo, Hawaii. She is an influential member of her yoga community and serves as a mentor to both students and other teachers.  Ultimately she hopes to inspire others to share the practices of yoga that have so positively impacted her life


Liz Heffernan, MA, E-RYT 500

Integrative Yoga Therapist
Yoga Teacher Training Faculty

Liz Heffernan is a recognized international yoga teacher with over two decades of personal practice and 19 years of teaching.  She trained extensively in the Hatha yoga systems of Kripalu, Ashtanga and Anusara and works as an Integrative Yoga Therapist. Liz currently directs and leads yoga teacher trainings and workshops in worldwide locations, provides one-to-one mentoring for yoga teachers, instructs daily yoga classes, and offers private therapeutic sessions. Liz is known for her ability to bridge the gap between the ancient perspectives of yoga and contemporary daily life.  Her teaching weaves together philosophy, creative sequencing, clear alignment, mindful breathing, and compassionate self-inquiry to form a tapestry that reflects her heartfelt commitment to this transformative path.

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!

The rates listed below 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 n/a n/a
5 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
4 - Tree House Room $ 5370 $ 6668
3 - Bungalow Room n/a n/a
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 4886 $ 5876
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 4358 $ 5084

Triple Occupancy Available
Lodge Room (private bath): $4490
Lodge Room (shared bath): $4138

Offsite Commuter: $3566, an all-inclusive rate that provides access to Kalani campus for all instruction and course activities, breakfast and lunch, and use of Kalani's facilities including our 25-meter pool, hot tubs and sauna.

Kama'aina Commuter: $2862, an all-inclusive rate that provides access to Kalani campus for all instruction and course activities, breakfast and lunch, and use of Kalani's facilities including our 25-meter pool, hot tubs and sauna. A valid Hawaii state-issued ID or driver's license must be presented at check-in to receive the kama'aina rate.

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

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.

Hawaii Summer Bliss - A Full Moon Yoga Retreat

jaRed Sam & Dennis Dehler

August 13, 2016 - August 18, 2016

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

About the Facilitator(s)

jared sam jaRed sam

A wisdom-seeking yogi, adventurer, and lomilomi massage therapist based on the Big Island of Hawaii, jaRed is known for his sweet spirit and soothing guidance on the mat, while offering grounding and energizing flow sequencing in his vinyasa, yin yoga classes and annual retreats.  



jaRed is co-creator of Hawaii Full Moon Yoga and Hawaii Blue HandsRetreats, and brings over 13 years of teaching experience to assist in peaceful yoga  gatherings that feature intuitive body movement with delicious, organic meals and favorite island spot excursions. Since 2003, he has facilitated friendships and community through a variety of yoga and massage retreats, and approaches the honor of being your yoga guide with care and enthusiasm.  



In his free time, jaRed may be found enjoying time at the local beach, cooking up a new recipe, practicing yoga with friends, and/or cherishing quality time with his partner Dennis and cat Oliver in their Big Island home.

www.jaredsamyoga.com

Dennis Dehler

Kundalini Yoga is known as the yoga of awareness. It involves exercises to open the the energy centers of the body (chakras) while strengthening the central nervous system and stimulating the internal organs and glands. It is both relaxing and invigorating, and you will leave class with an open heart and a smile.    

Dennis completed "The Master's Touch" Kundalini teacher training in 2005 with Gurmukh. He also completed Don and Amba Stapleton's Interdisciplinary Yoga Teacher Training in 2001. He currently enjoys the teachings of Lynne Minton.

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 $ 1825 $ 2350
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1650 $ 1975
4 - Tree House Room $ 1650 $ 1975
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1575 $ 1875
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1175 $ 1775
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1045 $ 1575

Triple Occupancy Available!
Cottage - $1575
Lodge Room (shared bath) - $995
Lodge Room (private bath) - $1075

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.

Gong Yoga and Kundalini Sadhana

Mehtab Benton and Siri Bahadur Khalsa

March 19, 2016 - March 26, 2016

The Gong Yoga and Kundalini Sadhana week is for yoga students, Kundalini Yoga teachers, sound healers, and everyone interested in exploring the healing and transformational power of the Gong. Participants can chose from twice daily Kundalini yoga workshops as well as basic trainings in how to play the gong, an advanced workshop for experienced gong players, and a certification training in Gong Therapy.

About the Facilitator(s)

Mehtab Benton is the originator and author of Gong Yoga, the first book on using the gong in the practice of yoga. He has trained hundreds of yoga teachers, therapists and musicians in the art of playing the gong, and created the DVD course How To Play the Gong for Yoga, Meditation and Healing. Mehtab has played the gong for 20 years in yoga classes, workshops and concerts, and is the inspiration for the Gong Yoga Mela, an international gong celebration and training festival. His recent book, Teaching Gong Yoga: Theory and Practice, is the first comprehensive book on using the gong in all practices and traditions of yoga. He is a Level 1 and Level 2 Kundalini Yoga teacher trainer and has practiced and taught Kundalini Yoga for over 40 years.


Siri Bahadur began teaching Kundalini Yoga in 1974 and served as the leader of the Kundalini Yoga ashram In Dallas, Texas. He completed the inaugural Master's Touch Teacher Training by Yogi Bhajan in Espanola, New Mexico and participates as a KRI Professional Trainer in Kundalini Teacher Training programs in Texas, Illinois, Louisiana and Utah.  He has trained yoga students in how to play the gong and presented gong workshops and trainings in the US, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. Siri Bahadur is an accomplished guitar player and uses his music and gongs to create an augmented experience of yoga and meditation. He has released several original collections of his guitar and gong playing, including a Kundalini sadhana composition (Jap - A Sadhana) and several volumes of gong concerts (Morning Star, Volumes 1 and 2).

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 $ 2395 $ 3295
5 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
4 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
3 - Bungalow Room $ 2095 $ 2795
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1895 $ 2395
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a n/a

Also Available: Cottage Triple Occupancy, $1995

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.

Yoga Inspired by the Chakras

Anja Borgstrom

July 12, 2015 - July 18, 2015

On this gentle yoga retreat, we will be exploring the chakra energy centers through breath awareness, asana, meditation, sound, creative movement, color imagery, and affirmation.

About the Facilitator(s)

Anja Borgstrom
Growing up in a small, Northern California beach town, Anja frequented the cliffs overlooking the ocean to practice nature-honoring rituals. This was the early phase of what grew to be a passion for movement in dance, surfing, capoeira, and yoga.

Anja is a 1996 graduate of The Yoga Room’s Iyengar-based teacher training program in Berkeley, CA. She has taught for 21 years, cultivating a gentle, subtle, alignment and breath-based approach. Calming the nervous system lays the foundation for the practice. With compassion, patience, and knowledge, she offers valuable individualized guidance. Restorative, Gentle, children’s yoga, and yoga retreat adventures are yoga niches that she offers with gratefulness and zeal.

Over 30 successful, intimate size yoga retreats have been led by Anja since 1997. The continuous flow of a deep, daily practice , harmony with nature, and the connection of the group provides an ideal environment for yoga to unfold.   



Email Address: [email protected]

Photo credit: Melina Meza

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 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) $ 1625 $ 1945
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.

Yoga for Every Body

Kimberly Dark

Come experience the beauty of Hawaii as this special

About the Facilitator(s)

Kimberly Dark is a master facilitator who has led groups to awareness and understanding on three continents over the past twenty years. In addition to teaching yoga since 1999, she’s a writer and storyteller whose work has been invited to hundreds of colleges, universities, theaters, festivals and conferences. Through the body and stories, she leads groups to their own skills of peace and cultural transformation. She blogs regularly for Decolonizing Yoga and Ms. Magazine and is also a founding member of the Yoga and Body Image Coalition Leadership Team, in addition to coordinating the Yoga Program at Kalani, one of Hawaii’s largest retreat centers. (Find out about her two annual Yoga and Story retreats at Kalani here.

Kimberly uses an Iyengar-style training and more than twenty years experience with diverse yoga practices to challenge and welcome students of every ability and body type. She has taught yoga styles ranging from vinyasa, yin and restorative to prop-assisted hatha yoga for people who don’t feel comfortable in fitness settings due to size, health or anxiety. Her classes encourage personal sovereignty, inner voice and an entitlement to health and vibrancy at all sizes, ages and abilities.

Here are a few videos where Kimberly talks about yoga, the body, fitness and the good life.

 


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.

Early Birds! Participants registered by August 15 will receive a $300 discount! Lodge Triple Shared Bath Room available for $999 through August 15!

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) $ 1550 $ 1800
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1420 $ 1600

Triple Occupancy Available
Lodge Room (shared bath) Triple: $1370
Lodge Room (private bath) Triple: $1450

Kama`aina Commuter Rate - $560 - all-inclusive and provides access to retreat activities, meals,  and use of Kalani's facilities including our 25-meter pool, hot tubs and sauna. 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.

Note: Though the retreat is meant for every body, the Kalani campus is not accessible to people with all disabilities. As a nature retreat, the terrain is uneven and walking is required to access many parts of the campus. If you have a disability, please get in touch to discuss options. We may be able to accommodate you.

Awakening Adventure Retreat

Hope Johnson and Jill Walton

About the Facilitator(s)

Hope JohnsonHope Johnson
Hope Johnson is an intuitive, loving and carefree individual who has experienced total life transformation by following the voice of wisdom that speaks through her.

When hope first recognized that voice, she felt victimized and experience conflict in All of her relationships, she felt overworked, under appreciated and generally miserable.
While Hope still has a family, a business, plenty of friends and a robust schedule of activities, the tension and conflict between herself and other people has been totally dissolved, and her work and day to day activities are performed with beauty, passion, purpose, inspiration and love.

Hope is very open about her personal experiences of awakening, easily accessible and available throughout the retreat.

Email Address: [email protected]
Telephone Number: 808-937-8440
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/TheWayToTheWay

Jill Walton
Jill was born with an intuitive gift and a desire to be of service. At a young age she was sought out as a confidant and adviser. Throughout the years, Jill discovered that everyone had, within themselves, the abilities they needed to resolve their problems.

So she began focusing on helping people uncover their inner wisdom in order to empower them to become masters of their own wellbeing. 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. Jill presents new perspectives and possibilities that often open the way to empowerment, change, renewal, and inspiration.

Email Address: [email protected]

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 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) $ 1875 $ 2225
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1693 $ 1945

Triple Occupancy Available:
Lodge Room (private bath):  $1735
Lodge Room (shared bath):  $1623

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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