Yoga and Meditation

Practical Yoga: Cultivate Inner Strength & Radiance

Will Donnelly

About the Facilitator(s)

Will (Bill) 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 has shared his signature, powerful yogic technology with everyday people in dynamic locations such as: the Cannes Film Festival in France (Official Yogi/American Pavilion); Legoland, California (Staff); UCLA Medical Center (Nursing Department); Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Cancer Center Staff); and, the Santa Anita Race Tracks (Jockeys) in Los Angeles, to name just a few.

Currently, Will lives on the Big Island of Hawaii where he teaches & leads classes and yoga retreats at Kalani. He is Editor-in-Chief for the international Yoga for Every Body newsletter, originally having partnered with EverydayHealth.com/Waterfront Media to offer practical and uplifting yoga and wellness content to over 350,000 subscribers daily. Will is also a writer, and blogs for SpiritualityHealth.com (Confessions of an Accidental Yogi).

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.

NEW PRICING!!

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) $ 1525 $ 1775
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1395 $ 1575

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.

Yoga of Physical Arts

Douglas Ridings

May 18, 2016 - May 22, 2016

Immerse yourself in Douglas Ridings' renowned style of physically intelligent, dynamic, and precise yoga vinyasa during this five-day retreat in a lush and serene setting on Hawaii's Big Island. Each day will open and close with a yoga practice focused on asana, alignment, and breath work. Daily workshops will introduce related arts including Odissi dance and Indian martial arts.

About the Facilitator(s)

Douglas Ridings
With the Yoga of Physical Arts, I explore the intersections and complementary practice of martial arts, dance, and yoga. I approach these various disciplines as an integrated practice of embodied art. In doing so, I emphasize utilizing the physical body as an instrument of mental focus and developing a capacity for functional and efficient movement as well as the deep stillness of meditative absorption.

I am a dancer, actor, performance artist and yoga instructor. I teach privately and at 8 Limbs Yoga Centers and Culture Shakti Dance. Based in Seattle Washington, I have taught and performed in Europe, India, Canada, Latin America and throughout the U.S. I am a member of the Urvasi Dance Ensemble, performing the classical Indian dance form Odissi under the guidance of Dr. Ratna Roy. I also work with the experimental dance/theater groups Degenerate Art Ensemble and Saint Genet.

Email Address: [email protected]
Telephone Number: 206-769-9015
Web Address: www.douglasridings.com

Contacts

Workshop Fees

Private Room: $1850

Shared Room (Double or Triple Occupancy): $1550

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.

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.

MedicYine: Yoga, Balance & Beauty on the Big Island

Veazey Nevitt

Deprogram your weekly routine with a time out, to tune in. This MedicYine retreat is intended to provide a space for you to slow down and take a deep breath — Just. For. You. And with that time and space just for you, often times, it's easier to see imbalances in your life that usually fly under your radar.

About the Facilitator(s)

Veazey Nevitt

I’ve been practicing yoga for 7 years and it is my go to medicine for physical health, for mental health and for spiritual health. My own personal practice is reflected in the classes I teach. This practice involves mind, heart and breath - our keys to life on earth. I believe life is about the connections we make while we're here and the marks we leave behind. My goal is to inspire you to unlock the door to your soul, to let yourself be free and to connect with the world around you.

Contacts

Workshop Fees

Retreat pricing starts at $1,541 per person, please visit link for more details. For questions contact [email protected]

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.

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.

Big Island Rejuvenation

Gabriel Benjamin

                             

Come experience a magical Yoga Flow Retreat with Second Generation teacher Gabriel Benjamin. We will practice, learn, and play everyday while enjoying community and healthy lifestyle!

About the Facilitator(s)

Gabriel Benjamin
Gabriel has been teaching since 2001 and is equally skilled at leading students to new ability in all seven posture groups. He demonstrates and adjusts with clarity and grace and is a master of floating. Gabriel has a knack for making students laugh during the most challenging experiences and helps students to not take themselves too seriously, while being very focused on the practice. Gabriel is a second generation teacher and learned yoga early in life from his mother Martha Posey.

For Pleasure Gabriel enjoys cycling, poetry, creative, writing, and out door adventures by the sea or in the mountains.

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 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) $ 1500 n/a

Triple Occupancy Available:
Lodge Room (shared bath): $1400

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.

Immersion into the Heart of Yoga with Kim Smarr

Kimberlea Smarr

April 10, 2016 - April 15, 2016

Immersion into the Heart of Yoga 2016! Enjoy a nurturing and immersive Yoga Vacation on the Big Island of Hawaii at Kalani. This will be an all level group. This retreat will provide a daily workshop (90 minutes) in the morning and an evening meditation/restorative practice (45min).

About the Facilitator(s)

Kimberlea Smarr
Kimberlea Smarr, E-RYT 200 hour. 

Breathe, Love, Live Fully...Kim is a disciple of these three things. She is a constant student of life via her 4 unique and brilliant children. Kim began her yoga journey at home in the midst of chaos. She created a home yoga sanctuary one hour a day and that sanctuary transformed her life. In 2008 she journeyed to Rishikesh, India for her first 200 hour teacher training. When she returned, she began teaching in a rural Colorado town that has blossomed into thriving yoga community thanks to her humor, down-to-earth approach, and heart-felt teaching style.

Kim continues to teach locally and has branched out to neighboring cities teaching workshops on chakras as well as alignment. She teaches for conferences and large companies like New Belgium Brewery when they need a special person to lead yoga in the workplace. She has also appeared on YogaToday.com as a co-star in 6 episodes.

Her continued training includes well over 300 additional teacher-training hours with Master teacher, Jeanie Manchester of Boulder, Colorado in Anusara and Hatha traditions, with an emphasis on alignment and therapeutics as well as tantric philosophy. She has taken yoga groups to Costa Rica and Mexico on retreats that are transformative, healing, fun and relaxing.

One of her greatest joys is teaching to heal. Healing is accessible through creative yet purposeful therapeutic asana. However, she infuses the wisdom of tantric yoga philosophy to create balance and skillful awareness that translates into our everyday. Her teaching experience is broad but she finds delight in introducing brand new students to this life affirming practice and pushing advanced practitioners to dive deeper. Whether you are new to yoga, advanced in yoga or somewhere in between, Kim creates a comfortable, safe learning environment for all.

Email Address: [email protected]
Telephone Number: (970) 396-7238

Web Address: www.kimsmarr.net

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 $ 1270 n/a
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1095 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

Triple Occupancy Cottage: $1025

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 Alchemy: Discover the Power of Yoga + Live Music

Amanda Noga, Matthew Hatch

August 3, 2016 - August 10, 2016

Join Amanda and Matt for weeklong immersion into yogic practices and the healing power of live, ambient music to take your practice to the new depths.  Each morning and evening we will dive into vinyasa flow yoga, including pranayama, mantras and mudras and meditations.

About the Facilitator(s)

Amanda Noga
Amanda Noga will escort you through your sadhana with great care. Retreat is a precious opportunity for self enquiry, through this week long immersion, we will harmonise the layers of mind, body and soul. Amanda is a highly trained and experienced yoga instructor, with a authentic love of yoga and a knack for bringing together inward reflection and playful expression through yoga. Students often remark they love the balance of strong, dynamic movement and the quality of compassion and softness Amanda brings to her classes. She devours yogic wisdom and has the ability to share this passion in a way that empowers students to remember their own innate wisdom.

Email Address:  [email protected]
Telephone Number: +61422129943
Web Address: www.yogaalchemy.com.au

Matt Hatch blends the sound of classical and traditional flute, guitar and ambient soundscapes to create energising, emotive and blissful music. The result is a saturation of potent healing and expansive musical textures that assist to deepen the yoga practice.

Matt and Amanda have a unique connection and their offering of yoga and music blend together seamlessly. Over the last few years we have been lucky enough to travel internationally and share our respective passions in Bali, Sri Lanka and Costa Rica. With great joy, we invite you to experience Matt’s blissful musical expression at our Kalani Yoga retreat.

Email Address:  [email protected]
Telephone Number: +61422129943
Web Address: www.yogaalchemy.com.au

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 n/a n/a
5 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
4 - Tree House Room $ 2200 $ 2200
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1500 $ 1500
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) n/a n/a
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1260 $ 1260

Triple Occupancy Available:
Lodge Room (shared bath): $1260

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

Kamaʻāina Commuter: $294
Kamaʻāina rates are all-inclusive and provide access to Kalani campus for all instruction and course activities, three meals per day, 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.

Commuter (for those who opt to lodge off Kalani campus): $525
Commuter rates are all-inclusive and provide access to Kalani campus for all instruction and course activities, three meals per day, and use of Kalani's facilities including our 25-meter pool, hot tubs and sauna.

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.

Room reservation 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.

Learn more about getting here.

200 Hour Purusha Yoga Teacher Training - Holistic Hatha & Yoga Somatics

Joy Ravelli and Kendall Eric Sparks

About the Facilitator(s)


Joy Ravelli
"I'm a life-long yogi with 25 years of experience teaching a variety of movement arts. My passion is to gently guide people in their quest toward acquiring a more balanced, energetic, and fulfilling life." 

Joy's programs are based on the eight-limb system of classic holistic Hatha and Raja-Yoga. Complementing the depth of her Yoga programs are all her numerous certifications and years of  teaching. Some of which include programs in Natural Fitness, Authentic movement, Thai Yoga Body Work, Mat Pilates and Health Education. Joy is the founder of the Purusha Yoga School, Studio and non-profit Purusha Seva Project in San Francisco, CA. The Purusha Yoga school is recognized by the Yoga Alliance at the 200, 300 and 500 hour levels. Joy’s hobbies and other accomplishments include advanced belts in Kempo Karate, vegetarian cooking, raising three children, and writing a book on the Yoga Sutra philosophy.

Email Address: [email protected]
Telephone Number: 415-694-8412
Web Address and/or Social Media: www.purushayoga.org
FB: Joy Ravelli
FB:  Purusha Yoga School


Kendall Eric Sparks

"I have been a student and performer of movement my entire life. I specialize in the use of alignment and application of somatic movement to help the practitioner unfold "their" practice and open their heart and mind to the present moment."

Sparks is the partner, owner and director of the Purusha Yoga School, Studio and non-profit Purusha Seva Project. He is a classically trained ballet dancer since 1982. As a company member of Boston Ballet, Cleveland/San Jose Ballet, and a soloist with Miami City Ballet he has enjoyed a deep experience and a somatic blending of mind, body and the spiritual bliss of movement. Eric brings a practical sense of this body knowledge coupled with a grounded spirit creating a rich yoga flow and fulfilling experience for the beginning yogi as well as the "fumbling sage." Eric is the creator of Ballet Bodies, and regularly teaches classes of over 100 attendees in San Francisco. When Eric is not teaching, running a non-profit, school and studio he can be found skateboarding with his step-daughter, playing a guitar, or enjoying the ocean and the rhythm of his favorite dance of all: surfing.

Email Address: [email protected]
Telephone Number: 415-312-8614
Web Address and/or Social Media: www.purushayoga.org
FB:  Kendall Eric Sparks
FB: Purusha Yoga School

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 access and lodging 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.

Low Income and Scholarships are available through the Purusha Seva Project a non profit 501C-3 partner organization. Please email Joy at [email protected].

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) $ 2712 $ 3792
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 2136 $ 2928

Triple Occupancy also available:
Lodge Room (private bath) triple: $2280

Additional lodging options may be available, please inquire upon registration.

Commuter Campus Access: $1632
Commuter rates are all-inclusive and provide access to Kalani campus for all instruction and course activities, three meals per day, and use of Kalani's facilities including our 25-meter pool, hot tubs and sauna.

Kama'aina Commuer Campus Access: $912*
*Kamaʻāina rates are all-inclusive and provide access to Kalani campus for all instruction and course activities, three meals per day, 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.

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. Learn more about getting here.

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

Room reservation 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.

Please contact Joy Ravelli for teacher training cancellation policy.

Hawaii Bliss - A Full Moon Yoga Retreat

jaRed Sam, Dennis Dehler, Timothy Schirmang

February 20, 2016 - February 25, 2016

We are excited to invite you to join us in Hawaii during the full moon for inspiring yoga, island-style relaxation, local adventures and energetic rejuvenation.

About the Facilitator(s)

 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 Hands retreats, 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. 

Timothy Schirmang 

Passionate and inquisitive about the offerings that come with living an inspired life, Tim embodies an energy that utilizes and reveals the gifts that come from the world around us.  He is an avid surfer, photographer, world traveler, dancer and aspiring yogi.  Throughout his travels he has been drawn to areas of the world that inspire a deep connection to the spirit of the land, ocean and community, from the Hawaiian islands, Big Sur California, to where he currently resides on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.  His experiences have revealed the opportunities for healing and self empowerment that are available to everyone.  He is grateful to share and give back to the community and to encourage one another to thrive through their own practices and embody whatever is it that will evoke a mindful, lighthearted and joyful life experience.   

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 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) $ 1175 $ 1775
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1045 $ 1575

Triple Occupancy Available:
Lodge Room (private bath) - $1075
Lodge Room (shared bath) - $995

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.

Tuning In To Source

Maxwell Stark-House and Toby Gant

Join us for a time of letting go, healing, and expanding your deep connection to Source. Root yourself into the fiery, yet nurturing and grounding Earth energy of our beautiful island with early meditations. Allow the energy to rise up and course through you with our morning flow yoga. Feel your fears and frustrations melt away with our late day Intuitive Yoga.

About the Facilitator(s)

Maxwell Stark-House

Maxwell is a yoga teacher, massage therapist, DJ, dancer and artist. He was first introduced to yoga and eastern practices by his mother when he was 10yrs. old and has been interested in alternative medicine and the healing arts ever since. He has studied with many different teachers around the world such as: Kathy Elder, Shiva Rea, Lino Miele, Daren Friesen, Les Leventhal, Duncan Wong and Liz Heffernan. He received his yoga teacher-training certificate in 2003 at Kalani Honua Oceanside Retreat Center on the Big Island of Hawaii, as well as his massage therapist license. He also received his aquatic bodywork license in 2009. Maxwell is the founder of Intuitive Yoga, an innovative approach to yoga that moves beyond the poses and into our own intuitive sense of what our body needs most at any given moment. He is currently teaching weekly classes of Intuitive Yoga, Yin Yoga and Intuitive Aquatic Movement at Kalani Honua. www.pahoamassage.com

Toby Gant

Toby discovered the innate ability to listen to Source in 1999.  This ignited a passion in him to teach others to tune in for themselves and expand into their full potential. Toby continued down this path by completing his M.Ed. in Counseling and Human Development in 2003 at Hardin-Simmons University and later studying Tantric Vinyasa yoga under Tracee Stanley in Topanga, CA.  He continues to expand his knowledge and connection through personal daily practices, workshops, and retreats. Toby is currently studying Reiki.  He has served as Director of Youth Prevention Programs for a rehabilitation center and as Director of Environmental Education for a children's science museum. Working in the fields of health and environmental education taught Toby to "practice what he preaches."  He created his business, Shekhinah Holistic, from his desire to help others discover their true essence, and thus, create balance, harmony, and fulfillment.  He focuses on the whole person, believing that a healthy body opens the pathway for a clear mind and infinite spiritual growth.  "When you take the Universe and its possibilities out of the box, you unlimit yourself."

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 $ 1760 n/a
5 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
4 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1460 $ 1820
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1400 $ 1700
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1244 $ 1460

Triple Occupancy Available:
Lodge Room (private bath): $1280
Lodge Room (shared bath): $1184

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

Retreat Rates for Kama'aina Commuter Participants: $552
This rate includes access to Tuning In To Source Retreat, access to all Kalani campus facilities, and three meals per day. A Hawaii State issued ID or Driver's License must be presented at check-in to receive kama'aina rates.

Retreat Rates for Commuter Participants: $1100
This rate includes access to Tuning In To Source Retreat, access to all Kalani campus facilities, and three meals per day.

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.

Acro Revolution Teacher Training

Josh Young, Lizzy Tomber, Aaron Lind, Whakapaignia Luke, Sara Laimon Luke

June 18, 2016 - July 1, 2016

Acro Revolution is a 13 day residential teacher training that consists of intensive instruction in L-base acrobatics with a focus on skills including; washing machines, foot to hand, hand to hand, whips, pops, and other circus monkey tricks. In addition to learning techniques to fully embody this practice, you will learn how to teach partner acrobatics at various levels.

About the Facilitator(s)

Josh Young

Acro Revolution Co-Founder, TT Facilitator, Founder of Acropedia, Peter Pan

Josh YoungJosh is happiest when he is empowering others to be the best version of themselves. He spends all of his free time flying everyone through hand-to-hand, washing machines, whips, and pops! When he is not tossing someone around, he is dorking out on cataloging every single acro washing machine, pose and transition. After spending years searching for acro videos on YouTube, Josh came up with the idea to build Acropedia.org: a free resource for acrobats everywhere. Not only does Josh have a deep love for high-level acrobatics, he also practices acropeutics, an inversion healing practice.

Lizzy Tomber

Acro Revolution Co-Founder & TT Facilitator

Lizzy TomberLizzy is life-long circus monkey and now a full-fledge MBA! From the time she could crawl she was monkeying around and was lucky enough to have an older brother that was in the circus. Throughout childhood, Lizzy loved gymnastics, acrobatics, and circus classes. Then like many people, she ‘became an adult’ and mostly forgot about these things until the universe sent her some amazing friends including Josh Young who awakened that inner-child-acrobat!    theyogimba.com

Aaron Lind

Acro Revolution Co-Founder & TT Facilitator

Aaron LindAaron is a renowned teacher of partner acrobatics and an advocate for empowerment through partnership! He has been fascinated by movement-based practices since childhood, which led to many thousands of hours of playful exploration. Aaron has explored and trained many thousands of hours of handstand, gymnastic movement, yoga, and partner acrobatics. He is also a musician, holding an MFA in Jazz Studies and a burlesque artist trained in the New Orleans tradition. He brings a creative flair to his offerings and invites students to cultivate performance as a natural extension of skill-based practice.  www.aaronlindyoga.com 

Whakapaingia David Luke

Acro Revolution Co-Founder & TT Facilitator

Whaka LukeWhaka is the spiritual heartbeat of the Acro Revolution tribe. Having always been a warrior and athlete, Whaka found the healing power of acropeutics and the joy of acrobatics when he was living in the US as a professional rugby player. In 2005, he started his healing journey after giving up his perception that yoga “was for girls” and not for tough guys. A few months into his practice, Whaka noticed his body recovered from tough rugby matches without the usual drugs or surgery. Through the path of yoga he learned to heal himself. Whaka then began to give this gift of healing to others by becoming a certified yoga teacher and thai massage practitioner.

Whaka found acro serendipitously on a beach when a women approached him and asked him if he wanted to fly. That woman became his wife, Sara. In one day Whaka found his life long passion and the person he would share that gift to the world with for the rest of his life. Whaka & Sara founded Koha Yoga in 2009. Koha is the Maori word for gift. Whaka & Sara travel around the world with their daughter Tahi, helping people discover the gifts of trust, joy, laughter, play, balance, and release through acro, acropeutics, yoga, and paddle-boarding.  kohayoga.com

Sara Luke

Acro Revolution Co-Founder & TT Facilitator

Sara LukeSara is the official Acro Mama of the Acro Revolution Tribe. Her journey started when she found yoga at the age of 18. Yoga kept Sara grounded and connected to her breath, mind, and spirit. Sara began teaching yoga to her community, but she felt something was missing. Yoga, as traditionally taught, lacked connection with others. The day Sara found herself on top of someone’s feet, flying through the air with the support of another human being, her life changed forever. She immediately started to share a different approach to yoga, an approach with more fun, play, joy, and transformation. Sara is now lucky to share this practice with her love / husband / partner / co-teacher Whakapaingia and their baby girl, Tahi. Sara and her family travel around the world spreading the gift of joy, playfulness, and connection.   kohayoga.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!

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 $ 3548 $ 4328
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 3418 n/a
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 3080 $ 3548
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.
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