Arts and Creativity

Ānuenue Freedom Festival

Richard Koob and the Kalani Team

Come Celebrate 35 years of Kalani!

Be sure to take in the prime Festival days on July 4th, 5th and 10th, or really live it up in a Kalani Experience for a week or two – and get the Festival days’ activities for FREE!  With your Experience you also receive massages, adventures, wholesome cuisine and your choice of more than 50 weekly nature-culture-wellness activities

About the Facilitator(s)

Contacts

For More Information:

Kalani Reservations Desk
Phone: 
(800) 800-6886 (toll-free)
Phone: 
(808) 965-7828 (front desk)

Workshop Fees

Kalani Experience package is required.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Celebration of Love: The Embodiment of Yin and Yang

Liz Ganz & Saffire Bouchelion

The dance of Yin and Yang is as ancient as the universe itself. In humans, it all too often manifests as a division within ourselves, our relationships, communities and ultimately the world.  Now, as we are nearing the peak of these oscillating frequencies, we are drawn to find a unified balance between the two energies.

About the Facilitator(s)

Liz Ganz is a visionary artist, teacher, dancer and a leader in the conscious movement community. A certified Nia Black Belt teacher, Nia 5 Stages Instructor, Creative Director of beingLoved creative soul work, a graduate of The Mama Gena School for Womanly Arts and one of only sixteen White Belt Educational Trainers world wide, Liz has delivered NiaTrainings with Debbie Rosas and Carlos Rosas, was a student of Deborah Hay, and taught Soul Motion under Vinn Marti for 6 years.

Saffire Bouchelion is a Black Belt Nia instructor who has passionately practiced Nia for over 15 years, a professional performer and musician, is currently touring Amsterdam, Paris, Australia, Bali and New Zealand, co-founder of two experimental dance companies and founder of SHAMANTRA a deep sacred play designed to help us remember the natural, joyous rhythms of our collective hearts and voices. Drumming, vocal sounding and ecstatic dance highlight his unique brand of somatic healing work.

Contacts

To Register:

Aurelius

For More Information:

Aurelius

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 $ 4910 $ 3105
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 4410 $ 2805
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 4185 $ 2595
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

Singles save $200 if you register by 1/10/10, $400 if you register by 12/12/09.
Couples save $400 if you register by 1/10/10, $800 if you register by 12/12/09.

Considerations:
Couples rates apply to any two people, regardless of relationship or orientation, who would like to share accommodations during the retreat.
Single participants who are open to being paired randomly can be placed on a waiting list whereby you may qualify for double occupancy rates if circumstances allow.

Got to http: www.kalani.com/guest-info/accommodations to learn more about these truly gorgeous facilities!

Prices subject to change without notice.

Manifest Your Magic: A Retreat Celebrating the Power of Women

Jan Goff-LaFontaine & Hilary Nicholls DC

Discover the Magical Sacred Feminine, where spirituality and sensuality meet. Learning how to manifest this will change your life!
  • In this safe space, you will embrace your sensuality and celebrate your unique essential beauty as you collaborate with Jan to create a healing essence photograph.

About the Facilitator(s)

Jan Goff-LaFontaine

Jan Goff-LaFontaine

Award winning photographer, author of two books including Women in Shadow and Light which won Book of the Year in women’s issues. Creator of a new form of art/photo therapy, which brings into being magical essence healing portraits for women in retreats worldwide.

Hillary Nicholls

Hilary Nicholls DC

Holistic chiropractor for 24 years, creator of the Inner Body Dialogue and Soul Tuning (which tunes the body mind as an instrument to match the frequency of the soul). Also teacher of The Guided Intention Series for Manifestation. She leads workshops that emphasize techniques to increase our abilities for self healing and to clearly receiving our inner guidance.

Contacts

To Register:

Hilary Nicholls
Phone: 
(831) 642-2622

For More Information:

Jan La Fontaine
Phone: 
(831) 687-0527

Workshop Fees

Early registration prices are from $979 to $1279, depending on accommodations.  All prices will increase by $100 on January 1, 2010. 

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

Prices subject to change without notice.

Egypt in Hawaii - A Bellydancing Retreat

Delilah, Elisa Gamal, Alimah & Erik Brown

February 16, 2013 - February 21, 2013

Delilah's Belly Dance Retreats 

About the Facilitator(s)

DelilahDelilah

American Classic belly dance and performance artist, instructor, writer, producer and lecturer, Delilah is one of the most visible dancers in the world. She has 8 (3 hour) instructional DVD’s on the market today and 3 more to be released this year, totaling 39 titles of documentary, performance and instructional to her credit. She has produced music CD’s events, retreats tours and is the genius behind the Power Belly Weight belt engineering. Her creativity is endless and in all respects, Delilah is a forward thinker, dedicated to the artistic rewards of the individual and their personal growth.

Elisa GamalElisa Gamal

Elisa Gamal is entering the third decade of her love affair with Middle Eastern dance! She took her first belly dance class in 1987, and made her professional debut to the stages of Seattle in 1994 after being hand picked by the MB Orchestra to join them as a house dancer. Highlights of her career include winning numerous solo and group awards including the 1999 Bellydance USA and 2006 Seven Veils Champion titles, being featured on the cover of Jareeda magazine, and performing as a guest with the Bellydance Superstars on their first US tour.

Elisa enjoys an active performance schedule, appearing at several Seattle area venues, dance festivals, and cultural events including the Northwest Folklife Festival and bi-annual Seattle Arab Festival.

A sought-after instructor and intuitive, supportive and effective coach, Elisa has watched several of her current and past students gain national recognition and win trophies and titles in nearly every major US belly dance competition. "Bellydance is my passion and my inspiration, my solace and my release, my source of renewal and profound joy."  www.elisagamal.com 

AlimahAlimah

Alimah was introduced to belly dance in 2001 and since has won many awards, including Belly Dance Nationals National Champion 2009, Shimmilicious Soloist Champion 2009, Lillies of the Valley Professional as well as Professional Challenge Winner 2008, Belly Dancer USA 2005, and Double Crown Performing Artist 2004. She now performs arabic music as the violinist in House of Tarab, and a mix of world music with Avaaza. Before her obsession with dance began, Alimah spent years playing violin in professional orchestras across the country. She holds a Masters in Music from Yale University, and has taught violin workshops around the northwest. She draws on her background as a musician to develop practice and performance strategies, as well as to understand phrasing and compositional technique. It gives her great joy to share her passion for middle eastern dance and music with audiences across the country. www.alimahdances.com 

Erik

Erik Brown

Erik began serious study of Arabic percussion in 2003 after a ground breaking lesson with master percussionist Souhail  Kaspar. As an eternal student he has continued to study with many master percussionists including Faisel Zedan, Said el Artist, Issam Houshan Karim Nagi, Uncle Mafufo , and Tobias Roberson to name a few. Today, Erik is one of the most sought after player in the northwest, and he’s renowned for his ability to connect with dancers during live performances. As the Tabla player for the “House of Tarab” ensemble Erik strives to represent an authentic sound in Arabic music.   www.houseoftarab.com

Contacts

To Register:

Delilah

Workshop Fees

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

Prices subject to change without notice.

Marimba Intensive: Enriching the Ensemble Experience

Michael & Osha Breez

January 10, 2010 - January 17, 2010

Michael and Osha with leisIn this intermediate/advanced intensive we will explore many aspects of playing Zimbabwean style marimba in a large ensemble format. Specifically we will focus on various styles of interactive playing, including: advanced variation concepts and techniques, responding to lead, lead development, improvisation, and piece arrangement.

About the Facilitator(s)

Michael Breez

Michael is the director of Rufaro School of Marimba and Musasa Marimba Ensemble brings 31 years of performance and teaching experience to this intensive. He has developed a style of interactive playing that is deeply rooted in the teachings of his mentor and friend, the late Dr. Dumisani Abraham Maraire, master musician and teacher from Zimbabwe, Africa.

Osha Breez

Osha is artistic director of Rufaro and Musasa began playing Zimbabwean music 22 years ago, studying and performing with both Dumi and Michael. She teaches from her love and respect for this amazing music, with emphasis on inspiration and joy.

Together Michael and Osha create a bright, dynamic teaching environment, assisting their students to have a successful and deep experience!

Contacts

To Register:

Michael & Osha Breez
Phone: 
(808) 965-0161

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 n/a $ 1777
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1357 n/a
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1245 n/a
1 - Campsite $ 1077 n/a

Prices subject to change without notice.

Divine Feminine - Awakened Masculine Spiritual Sexual Education and Certification

Caroline Muir, Joan Heartfield, Ph.D., Tomas Heartfield

Divine Feminine Big Island Retreat Kalani

Become a certified Spiritual Sexual &/or Divine Feminine-Awakened Masculine Educator or simply learn how to embody your own ecstasy in discovering the mystery of the Sacred Feminine united with the Awakened Masculine.

About the Facilitator(s)

Caroline Muir

Caroline Muir

Caroline Muir is co-author of Tantra. The Art of Conscious Loving and produced the DVD Secrets of Female Sexual Ecstasy. Caroline dispels myths around sexuality and love.

Joan and Tomas Heartfield

Joan Heartfield, PhD

Joan and her husband Tomas are innovators in the Art of Relationship. They are the creators of Conversations That Matter, Opening to Love Ceremonies and Romancing the Beloved.

Tomas Heartfield

Tomas is the creator and teacher of Awakened Masculine workshops for men, which gives men precious insight into the conundrum of sexuality, spirituality and life purpose.

Contacts

To Register:

Joan Heartfield
Phone: 
(877) 731-7500

Workshop Fees

The cost of our workshop is $1950 plus the cost of the room of your choice which includes food. We have some partial scholarships available for those in need, and we support young people 18-24 by offering our trainings at cost only, which is $1000, plus room/food.

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 $ 1225 $ 1925
4 - Bungalow Room $ 910 $ 1225
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 805 $ 1155
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 693 $ 945
1 - Campsite $ 525 $ 525

Prices subject to change without notice.

Five Elements Retreat Adventure

Erica Sofrina


Five Elements Retreat Adventure Outing to GreenlakeCome immerse yourself in the magnificent rejuvenating power of the Islands as your experience first hand fire, water, earth, wood and metal at the heart of Feng Shui.

About the Facilitator(s)

Erica Sofrina

Founder of the West Coast Academy of Feng Shui and nationally recognized speaker, teacher and author

Ann Marie Smith

Earth-Spirit teacher and author

Roberta Goodman

Dolphin “whisperer” who has worked with Dolphins in captivity and the wild for over 20 years.

Contacts

To Register:

Erica Sofrina

Workshop Fees

$ 1995.00 includes all meals, lodge room private bath- double occupancy, seminars, adventures and transportation and a massage.

Airfare and airport transportation not included.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Painting the Big Island's Puna Coastal Paradise

Arthur Johnsen

September 22, 2009 - September 30, 2009

Arthur Johnsen's PaintingJoin Arthur Johnsen and friends along the spectacular south-east coast of Hawai'i Island, where native jungle, sea cliffs, crashing waves and distant lava plumes will inspire our art experiments and masterpieces. We'll review oil-painting basics and compositional approaches, and explore techniques for achieving the jewel tones, vibrant light and expressive atmosphere so special to this region.

About the Facilitator(s)

Arthur Johnson

Arthur Johnsen

Arthur Johnsen is a well known painter on the Big Island of Hawai'i, with numerous works in private collections and public venues throughout the state. He brings a deep understanding of the islands to his work and teaching, having grown up in Honolulu and having lived for many years in the Puna district of Hawai'i Island. His most famous work is "The Goddess Pele" which hangs at the Kilauea Visitors Center in the Volcanoes National Park.

Contacts

To Register:

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

For More Information:

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 n/a n/a
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1342 $ 1630
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1150 $ 1342
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

Prices subject to change without notice.

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