Dance and Movement

In Pono, Turning the Wheel of Time - Retreat and Teacher Training M2

Dr. Miles Reid and Aerin Alexander

Being EnergyA deep-transformative review of life events through movement, breath and thought provoking practices, based on the knowledge of the shamans of ancient Mexico.

About the Facilitator(s)

Miles Reid, M.D., Founder

Miles Reid

Miles is a Licensed Acupuncturist and a National Diplomat in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology. A medical doctor from Argentina, he completed a Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine with highest honors from Yo San University in California. He is the founder of Tilo Medical & Acupuncture, his private clinic in Los Angeles where he practices integrative medicine, and of the Being Energy program.

He has a keen interest in the shamanistic traditions of ancient Mexico, having trained under the tutelage of Dr. Carlos Castaneda as one of his direct students and has been giving lectures and clinical consultations around the world for more than 15 years.

Aerin Alexander, Founder

Aerin AlexanderAerin holds a Masters in Exercise Physiology from the California State University Northridge, and several certifications in somatic education, including Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner (GCFP). She was trained in ancient Mexican shamanistic practices by Dr. Carlos Castaneda, and has been working to bridge the gap between shamanism and science for the last 18 years.

She is the founder of the Being Energy movement program and also the co-author of Blooming Together, an empowering book/audio program for pregnancy and the birthing process. Aerin believes in community, empowering people through education and tools that awaken one’s life purpose and vitality, and working together with other leaders for the benefit of all.

Contacts

To Register:

Being Energy Retreats

For More Information:

Being Energy Retreats

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 $ 975 n/a
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 955 n/a
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a n/a
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

Triple Occupancy Rates (per person):

Tropical Cottage w/private bath:  $975

TreeHouse w/private bath: $955

Lodge Room w/private bath:  $875

Workshop only rate (no meals, or accommodations): $455

Prices subject to change without notice.

Hula Heritage Festival 2015

Kumu Ehulani Stephany, Likeke Koob, Kuane Cariaga, Lynda Tu'a and the Kalani Team.

April 6, 2015 - April 12, 2015

Hula Auana

Join us as we celebrate great moments of Hawaiian culture. Throughout the week we will learn traditional songs, chants, myths, crafts, language, plant uses and hula - in both kahiko (ancient) and ‘auana (post 1860) forms. If you or friends traveling with you would like to experience some of Kalani’s other activities, feel free.  For Hula Heritage registrants there is no charge for 50+ weekly ongoing activities.

About the Facilitator(s)

Ehulani Stephany

Ehulani Stephany is kumu of a Halau Hula Ka Makani Hali Ala O Puna with mission to: "support and encourage our men and women with the growth and perpetuation of traditional Hawaiian Culture through Pono (Hawaiian Protocol), Pa'a (secure/strong/right) education in Hula (Hawaiian Dance) and Oli, (Hawaiian Chants), and in the participation of ancient ceremonies and rituals"; and purpose "E Ho'omau Ka Ha O Ka Hawai'i" ("To Perpetuate the Culture of Hawai'i").

Contacts

To Register:

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

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.

Tropical TEASE: A Transformative Burlesque Retreat

Thundering Grace

October 11, 2013 - October 16, 2013

About the Facilitator(s)

Thundering Grace

has over 10 years of experience taking off her clothes for good causes (fundraising is one of them :). In addition to shimmying, shaking, and raising thousands of charity dollars, she has 8 years of experience as a counselor and group facilitator specializing in sexuality and wellbeing.

Contacts

To Register:

Catherine May
Phone: 
808 965-0468 x120
Email: 
cat@kalani.com

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 $ 1650 $ 1975
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1525 $ 1775
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1095 $ 1575
1 - Campsite n/a $ 995

Kama`aina Rate for community $400

Prices subject to change without notice.

Aerial Dance and Technique with Wailana Simcock

Wailana Simcock

June 27, 2013 - July 1, 2013

Each day we will begin with conditioning the body both on the floor and on different aerial apparatus like the fabric, trapeze, lyra, and spanish web. We will also incorporate modern dance technique not just for warm-up on the floor, allow this to influence us as we rise and begin to dance in the air.

About the Facilitator(s)

Wailana Simcock

Wailana started professional Aerial Dance in 2000 in Honolulu after being a professional Modern Dancer in San Francisco (1992 - 2000).  Recently, he was in Fiji's University of the South Pacific teaching and choreographing for the Oceania Dance Theater.  Wailana has travelled all over the U.S., Indonesia, Philippines, New Zealand to perform and teach both Aerial & Modern Dance. He started teaching Aerial Dance (a unique blend of modern dance, aerial technique, and improv) at Kalani in 2006 where he was a volunteer and later becoming Kalani's Hawaii Culture and Performing Arts Director.  A proud ambassador of the legacy of Kalani, Wailana is looking forward to returning "home" to share and learn from one of the best communities on the planet.

Contacts

To Register:

Catherine May
Phone: 
808 965-0468 x120
Email: 
cat@kalani.com

For More Information:

Wailana Simcock

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) $ 720 $ 920
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a n/a
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

Kama'aina rates - classes only

$75/ per day

$180/ 3 days

plus $50/ week spa pass ( to use pool and gym from 8 am to 8 pm)

*** does not include meals

Kama'aina Meals:

Breakfast - $11

Lunch - $13

Dinner - $19

Prices subject to change without notice.

Intuitive Yoga and Meditation - A Sacred Journey Within.

Maxwell Starkhouse and Ayako Miyauchi

About the Facilitator(s)

Maxwell Starkhouse

Maxwell is the founder of Intuitive Yoga™, an innovative approach to yoga that moves beyond poses and into our own intuitive sense of what our body needs the most at any given moment. He has been developing Intuitive Yoga™ through retreats, classes, and workshops over the past 9 years.

Maxwell is a certified yoga teacher who has worked with different teachers around the world such as Kathy Elder, Shiva Rea, Lino Miele and Duncan Wong. In 2005, he spent half a year traveling in India deepening his practice of yoga, which profoundly influenced his method. Maxwell’s approach is intuitive and he creates a space for deeper awareness and our body’s own healing abilities.

Ayako Miyauchi

Ayako lived in a rural village of Japan for 19 years and came to U.S. following her heart's guidance. She fell in love with dance and studied wide variety of modern dance and contemporary dance as well as improvisation, yoga and Continuum Movement. She has also been trained in various energy healing modality both in U.S. and Japan. Inner Wave Movement Meditation is developed to offer participants an opportunity to bring attention to the healing quality of subtle and intrinsic movement of the body and unwind from daily stress in a most gentle and nourishing way.

Contacts

To Register:

Catherine May
Phone: 
808 965-0468 x120
Email: 
cat@kalani.com

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 $ 1850 $ 2375
8 - Ocean Loft $ 1650 $ 1975
7 - Tropical Cottage $ 1850 $ 2375
6 - Tropical Loft $ 1650 $ 1975
5 - Tree House Room $ 1650 $ 1975
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1650 $ 1975
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1525 $ 1775
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1095 $ 1575
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

Prices subject to change without notice.

The Path Of LOVE Retreat – With Cass Phelps

Cass Phelps

September 29, 2013 - October 5, 2013

About the Facilitator(s)

Cass Phelps teaches an innovative body of work that is simple and direct - a clear, calming Presence whose guidance assists one into true Self-Knowing. Cass specializes in movement meditation healing work while honoring A Course In Miracles, Continuum, and Structural Integration as major influences.
Cass taught Continuum Movement for 7 years while his own work developed. We has offered the Awake-One Process since 2001. He's a Reiki master, life time musician and sound healing therapist. He offers workshops globally and tele-series focused on Eros & Inspiration as well as deep internal cleansing programs in conjunction with movement and wise nutritional guidance and support. Cass is the creator of the grounding breaking Nutritional work The Five Signals and is the creator of BioTune : Sound Frequency Medicine. He also holds a private practice on Kauai, HI working with clients with complex neurological disorders. His unique approach to sound, breath and movement unifies the creative and healing arts as ONE.

Contacts

To Register:

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) $ 1500 $ 1800
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1350 $ 1560
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

Commuter fee: $800   Kama’aina (includes daily onsite Kalani pass, retreat experience, no meals or lodging)

$300 deposit confirms your space. Deposit is non-refundable.

Price includes the retreat experience, 6 nights accommodations, 3 organic meals served daily and use of Kalani’s facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna. Airport is Hilo.

Prices subject to change without notice.

In-Depth Hoopdance Intensive

Shakti Sunfire, Luna Breeze and Safire

January 19, 2014 - January 26, 2014

In-Depth: An Intermediate Hoopdance Experience with Shakti Sunfire, Safire and Luna Breeze.

Join us for this week-long hoopdance experience to blast through old, stuck movement patterns and stock up on new tricks and technique at Kalani.  Think of it Like Hoopdance Bootcamp...in Paradise!

About the Facilitator(s)

Shakti Sunfire is a vibrant and passionate teacher of hoop dance and yoga. Now a resident of San Francisco, she draws on her own experiences and her heavy participation in the community to encourage unfettered self-expression centered in the heart. Her message is one of radical self acceptance. She teaches and performs internationally.

www.shaktisunfire.com

Luna Breeze ~ Exotic, energetic, and entertaining, Luna Breeze extends far beyond the acrobatic. As a hoop dancer, her choreography blurs the line between entertainment and performance art - a focus on the magic of illusion and the interaction of hoop and dancer. She is known for her fusion of modern dance, tradition circus skills, and musicality within her dance. As a teacher she is known for her accessibility, goofy sense of humor and serious attitude of positive empowerment through the ring.

The material in any of Luna’s classes has been acquired through personal exploration in yoga, dance and circus arts at accredited studios around the world. She is a firm believer in the power of research, and the simple act of trial, error, experimentation and fearless play.

Luna is currently attending circus school at Pendulum Aerial Circus Arts in Portland Oregon, where she studies aerial silks, trapeze, and acrobatics, while teaching and performing circus hula hoop for the school. Her days are filled with choreography, training for performance, and studying the human body to ensure that her students and she advance efficiently, safely and happily whether performer or hobbyist!

Safire ~ Safire is a world-renowned circus and fire entertainer, skilled in a variety of movement arts, with a range of performance experience and is one of the world’s most known hoop dancers. She has performed in over 12 different countries around the world and has appeared in dozens of television spots, magazines, newspapers, blogs and more.

Safire has been training in the circus arts since 2006 and works full-time as a professional entertainer and fire dance instructor. She continues to develop her skills through regular training sessions, workshops, theatre courses, and by attending conventions around the world.

Contacts

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna. Also includes group yoga classes, hoop classes, drumming classes, dance parties, vision board materials and more.

Non-refundable deposit $600 to hold your space. Remainder due Oct 1st.

Please send Money Order or Check to:

Shakti Sunfire

2911 4th St. #116

Santa Monica, CA 90405

Or pay online via paypal with a credit card.

Lodge room shared bath triple $1290

Lodge room private bath triple (only 3 spots available) $1290

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
9 - Ocean Cottage n/a n/a
8 - Ocean Loft n/a n/a
7 - Tropical Cottage $ 2030 $ 2765
6 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
5 - Tree House Room $ 1750 $ 2205
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1750 $ 2205
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1500 $ 1850
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1400 $ 1650
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

Prices subject to change without notice.

Initiate: Hoopdance Fundamentals with Anah of Hoop Revolution and Shakti Sunfire

Shakti Sunfire and Anah Reichenbach, a.k.a. Hoopalicious

January 27, 2014 - February 2, 2014

Initiatory Track = Beginner - Advanced Beginner

About the Facilitator(s)

About our Guest Teacher: Anah Reichenbach, a.k.a. Hoopalicious™, has been credited as being the founder of the modern art of Hoop Dance, and is a pioneer in the Hooping movement. Over the past 15 years, Anah has traveled the world teaching and performing both live and in commercials for the likes of Cirque du Soleil, Sobe, Nike, Warner Bros, Nickelodeon, Sting, Justin Timberlake, Fergie, The MTV Video Music Awards, Coke, America’s Got Talent and K-Swiss. The Hoop Revolution® Curriculum that she developed has been the foundation of most other well-known Hoop Dance curriculums. She is also the star of an up and coming feature length documentary “The Hooping Life.” Anah has been featured in many popular publications including The Los Angeles Times, Vanity Fair and Dance Spirit magazine.

About Shakti Sunfire: Shakti Sunfire is an internationally celebrated empowerment educator through movement, mysticism, and mindfulness practices. A leader of the international hoopdance movement and a dedicated student, she has always pulled inspiration first from the Natural World and counts herself blessed to have the wise council of many teachers in her life.You might have seen her dancing on the Wanderlust Festival main stage, or on the cover of Yoga Journal.

A true rolling stone, Shakti teaches workshops, leads retreats, and performs all over the world. The savvy business woman in her has founded One Hoop One Love and Synergy FlowArts and gotten her published and featured in countless books, articles, images and DVDs. Her passion and playful spirit has won her a variety of awards and graced her with success in all fields of self expression from writing, visionary event planning, and powerful performance, to ignited teaching and leadership; which in her philosophy are all part of the same spiraling journey into the heart.

Contacts

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna. Also includes group yoga classes, hoop classes, drumming classes, dance parties, vision board materials and more.

Non-refundable deposit $600 to hold your space. Remainder due by December 1st.

Commuter rate is $450.

THERE ARE 9 SPECIAL TRIPLE RATES OF $1000 - FIRST COME FIRST SERVED.

Please send Money Order or Check to:

Shakti Sunfire

2911 4th St. #116

Santa Monica, CA 90405

Or pay online via pay pal with a credit card.

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) $ 1275 $ 1675
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1175 $ 1495
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

Prices subject to change without notice.

Trance Dance Facilitator Training

Wilbert Alix

Trance Dance Ritual - Facilitator Training Program is open to both professionals and semi-professional individuals who seek to:

* ENHANCE their spiritual development through the ritual use of Trance Dance, Soul Hunting and other 'body-centered' shamanic healing techniques.

* EXPLORE the transformational effects of music, sound and percussive rhythms on the body and the brain.

* EXAMINE the history of ritual dance and it's relationship to mental, physical and emotional healing.

About the Facilitator(s)

Wilbert Alix has earned international recognition as a contemporary healer and teacher of progressive psychology and neo-shamanism. A prominent figure in the emerging science of body-centered psychology his presentations are accentuated with intellectual depth and a unique insight into the relationships between traditional shamanic healing, progressive psychology and modern science.

For more than 30 years Wilbert has trained individuals on how to achieve greater self-esteem, to communicate more effectively, to transform stress and anxiety into positive energy and to transform goals into concrete results. In 1990 this program expanded into the mystical worlds of shamanism, organic healing and transformational music. CDs such as Shaman's Breath, Medicine Trance, Rites Of Passage and Spirit Animal were created to help facilitate Trance Dance as a viable tool for spiritual healing… and introduced thousands to the world of shamanic healing through movement.

Wilbert continues to explore the professional application of Trance Dance and other contemporary shamanic techniques as legitimate healing and therapeutic tools. He conducts annual trainings and retreats around the world. Wilbert frequently appears at professional conferences as well as teaching educational mind/body science programs to individuals and corporations.

Wilbert says of his workshops: “My intention is to bring into focus the enormously complex worlds of mysticism, psychology, shamanic spirituality, and science for the purpose of clear direction and achievement.”

Contacts

To Register:

Wilbert Alix
Phone: 
(512) 708-8888

For More Information:

Wilbert Alix
Phone: 
(512) 708-8888

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.

Body Wisdom Retreat

Wilbert Alix

The Body Wisdom Retreat is an exploration into discovering your unique spiritual purpose. This retreat blends the neo-shamanic spiritual (body) dance structures of The Trance Dance Experience with the creative-mind structures of the Manifesting Results Program. The purpose of this blend is to extend the process of comprehension and understanding into the body itself... to activate the entire human body as a creative organism capable of constructing reality through our expressive ability.

About the Facilitator(s)

Wilbert Alix has earned international recognition as a contemporary healer and teacher of progressive psychology and neo-shamanism. A prominent figure in the emerging science of body-centered psychology his presentations are accentuated with intellectual depth and a unique insight into the relationships between traditional shamanic healing, progressive psychology and modern science.

For more than 30 years Wilbert has trained individuals on how to achieve greater self-esteem, to communicate more effectively, to transform stress and anxiety into positive energy and to transform goals into concrete results. In 1990 this program expanded into the mystical worlds of shamanism, organic healing and transformational music. CDs such as Shaman's Breath, Medicine Trance, Rites Of Passage and Spirit Animal were created to help facilitate Trance Dance as a viable tool for spiritual healing… and introduced thousands to the world of shamanic healing through movement.

Wilbert continues to explore the professional application of Trance Dance and other contemporary shamanic techniques as legitimate healing and therapeutic tools. He conducts annual trainings and retreats around the world. Wilbert frequently appears at professional conferences as well as teaching educational mind/body science programs to individuals and corporations. Wilbert says of his workshops: “My intention is to bring into focus the enormously complex worlds of mysticism, psychology, shamanic spirituality, and science for the purpose of clear direction and achievement.”

Contacts

To Register:

Wilbert Alix
Phone: 
(512) 708-8888

For More Information:

Wilbert Alix
Phone: 
(512) 708-8888

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.

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