Life and Spirituality

Yoga Somatics Certification

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 $ 2928 $ 4224
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 2712 $ 3792
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 2136 $ 2928

Triple Occupancy also available: 
Lodge Room (shared bath) triple: $1896
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.

Lila Vinyasa 300 Hour YTT in Hawaii, Module 2

Clara Roberts-Oss

November 16, 2017 - November 25, 2017


We will cover the following in Module Two of 300 Hour Lila Vinyasa Yoga:

About the Facilitator(s)

Clara Roberts-Oss
Movement has always been sacred to me. I have danced my whole life, whether it’s been grooving to a good song, taking dance classes or flowing through a vinyasa, my body can’t get enough. Through movement, I feel as though I’m communing with the Divine. I took my first vinyasa class in 2000 at Jivamukti Yoga Center. I had a feeling of arriving home. We moved through postures seamlessly with an emphasis of breath-body connection. The class gave me what the dance world didn’t, an emphasis on the internal journey. I received my 200 hour Vinyasa Certification with Lauren Hanna at Sonic Yoga NYC in 2003. I met Shiva Rea shortly thereafter and again, felt as though I had come home. Shiva had created a language for the kind of movement I’ve been doing my whole life. She, too, understood the idea of fluidity. Our bodies yearn to move like water and when we do, our bodies hum with excitement.  I’ve completed my 300 hour Prana Flow Certification with Shiva.

I have been leading retreats for over 8 years both in the BC region and internationally. I was part of Sonic Yoga’s NYC 200 Hour Teacher Training in 2005-2006. I have been part of Semperviva’s 300 Hour Teacher Training faculty in BC since 2007. I started my own school of yoga, Lila School of Vinyasa Yoga, in  2013. I teach workshops on the subtle body, chakras, mantra, meditation and asana worldwide.

I thank all my teachers for sharing their passion of this practice with me: David Life for opening my heart, Stacey Brass for her minute cues that have changed me life, Uma for opening my voice, Dana Flynn for throwing out all the rules and inspiring me to do the same, Constantine Darling for showing me another way, and Paul Ortega for reminding me we are ALL the cosmic dancer.

I invite you to be playful in your practice, remembering that lightness is found in spirit!

Email Address: [email protected]
Web Address: www.lilavinyasa.com
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/clara.robertsosshttps://www.instagram.com/pixiepixs/

Shivanad Oss, Guest Teacher
I 'chanced' upon Joseph Campbell's "Hero of a Thousand Faces" fifty years ago in the stacks at Loyola College in Montreal. I 'chanced' upon Carlos Casteneda's "Journey to Itxlan" five years later. Because of Campbell, I recognized that Don Juan, the Yaqui shaman, in "Itxlan" was living mythologically. I studied with Brizilian shamans for seven years & led my own circles for about ten.
Mythology helped me leave the village of the predigested experiences of my culture & enter the mystic forest of original experience. The world is all forgetting & the heart is a rage of directions. For me, living myth unites the heart & the world is lifted into its place.

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) $ 1550 n/a

Triple Occupancy Available:
Lodge Room (shared bath): $1430

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.

Love Heals From Within

Stewart Blackburn

December 19, 2016 - December 24, 2016

About the Facilitator(s)

Stewart Blackburn

Stewart Blackburn has been studying Shamanism, as well as many other spiritual systems, for most of his life and brings together many perspectives. He is a writer, teacher, and healer, the author of The Skills of Pleasure, and is ordained as an Alaka’i (minister and senior teacher) by Aloha International. Over the course of his spiritual journey he has gone from being a profession chef to being a Shaman of Pleasure and now lives on the Big Island of Hawaii with his dog, Pono. Stewart Blackburn is a man with a mission. He envisions great changes on Earth through the efforts of people who have come to know and express themselves fully. Ua ola loko, i ke Aloha – Love heals from within!


“One of my favorite healers and a very sincere and brilliant human being!”
    - Venetia Featherstone-Witty

“Stewart Blackburn is one of the few teachers and guides who can take you as far and as fast as you are ready to go, and take you back home safely. He’s a true grounded mystic.”
    - Russell Phelps

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 $ 1675 $ 2200
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1500 $ 1825
4 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
3 - Bungalow Room n/a n/a
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1375 $ 1625
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a n/a

Triple Occupancy Available:
Cottage (private bath) : $1425
Lodge Room (private bath) : $1275

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

Kamaʻāina Commuter: $585
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): $1125
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.

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.

Find Your Heart, Lose Your Mind

Steve Bolia and Rob Dorgan

If we were to grant you a wish--- one wish for anything you wanted---What would it be?

Most people Choose Happiness. Happiness is a broad term that means different things to different people. But most of us agree that to be happy, we want to be healthy in body, mind and spirit.

About the Facilitator(s)


Rob Dorgan

In Rob’s quest to have more meaning in his life, he has studied many different spiritual paths.” For my own personal path I have experimented with what works for me and I encourage others to do the same. As we learn to listen to our heart we can discern what is right for us and move forward.”

Rob teaches yoga and meditation in classroom and private session settings. He is also a registered personal trainer and a nationally certified massage therapist. The mixture of his offers allows him to work with a client on the physical, mental and spiritual level. It is working to bring balance into each of these areas that we find harmony in our lives. Through Yoga, meditation and deep relaxation we can heal on all levels. To question is to grow. To experiment with our lives brings fullness. To learn to love deeply is to bring contentment. He likes to help people light up in their lives to find the bliss that is part of our birthright.

The classes, private sessions and retreats we offer, provide practical skills in how to move your body (yoga), make friends with your mind (meditation) and bring more relaxation into your life and being (breathing and massage).

Steve Bolia
Born under the Astrological Sign of Virgo, being of service to others is very important to Steve. In 2011, Steve left his ‘corporate job’ to head back to school to be able to offer a more refined service to those around him. He defines and offers his service through Massage, Yoga and Healthy Foods. Steve is a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist, an ACE Personal Trainer and he holds a certificate as a Nutrition Specialist through the American Council on Exercise. Together with his partner, Steve and Rob currently teach Yoga in their home town of Newport, KY; they host Healthy Living Retreats throughout the United States and have a very active Massage practice.

Email Address: [email protected]
Telephone Number: 513.675.7582
Web Address: www.robandsteve.net

Contacts

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
6 - Cottage $ 1295 $ 2030
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1050 $ 1505
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 Available:
Cottage (private bath): $945

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

Kamaʻāina Commuter: $1094
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): $1425
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.

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 Yoga Festival 2016: Weekend Pass

Kalani Yoga Faculty & Guest Presenters


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 $ 550 $ 760
5 - Tropical Loft $ 480 $ 610
4 - Tree House Room $ 480 $ 610
3 - Bungalow Room $ 450 $ 570
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 430 $ 530
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 378 $ 450

Triple Occupancy Available:
Cottage (private bath): $450
Lodge Room (private bath): $358
Lodge Room (shared bath): $358

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

Weekend festival commuter pass: $330 (for full festival access and meals).

Weekend festival Kamaʻāina pass: $189 (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.

For full festival rates click here.

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.

Advanced (300 Hour) Yoga Teacher Training

Liz Heffernan and Serena Arora



The Soma Yoga Institute's Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Course is designed specifically for those who are ready to deepen their knowledge base, teach with more authenticity, expand their repertoire and increase their efficacy in offering yoga as a vehicle for positive personal and planetary transformation and change.

About the Facilitator(s)

Liz Heffernan, MA, E-RYT 500


Liz Heffernan is an international yoga teacher and Integrative Yoga Therapist (CYT-1000). She draws from over two decades of personal yoga practice, 20 years of teaching and extensive training in the Hatha yoga systems of Kripalu, Ashtanga and Anusara. She currently directs and leads yoga teacher trainings and workshops in worldwide locations, provides unique one-to-one mentoring for yoga teachers wishing to improve their skills and delivery, instructs daily yoga classes and offers private therapeutic sessions.

Liz also serves as a mentor and faculty member for the Integrative Yoga Therapy - Professional Yoga Therapy program.  She is known is 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.

[email protected]

www.somayogainstitute.com
www.facebook.com/somayogainstitute

Serena Arora, B.Ed, E-RYT 500 | Ayurvedic Professional Yoga Therapist

Serena is an international yoga teacher trainer, Professional Yoga Therapist, Ayurveda Yoga Therapist and Ayurvedic Practitioner. With a Bachelor of Education and Masters in Wholistic Therapy, she is dedicated to life-long study of Yoga and Ayurveda; completing programs of study at the Chakrapani Ayurvedic Clinic and Research Centre, Mount Madonna School of Ayurveda, Vedika Global, and most recently, the world-renown Ayurvedic Institute with Dr. Vasant Lad.

Serena is currently on faculty at the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico; integrating her passion of living yoga and Ayurveda as a member of the Ayuryoga® teaching team. Her authentic teaching style, unique creativity, and warm humour is often contagious and Serena is grateful to be able to inspire, affect change, and transform lives through Yoga & Ayurveda. Find out more about Serena here.

[email protected]
www.serenaarora.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!

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 n/a n/a
3 - Bungalow Room n/a n/a
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 6916 $ 8356
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 6148 $ 7204

Triple Occupancy Available:
Lodge Room (shared bath): $5828
Lodge Room (private bath): $6340

Offsite Commuter: $5460, 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: $4516, 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.

Manifest Your Destiny Yoga Retreat

Joy Ravelli and Kendall Eric Sparks


ARE YOU READY TO DISCOVER...                         

  • What guides you?
  • What is it you truly believe in?
  • What are you made of and what nour

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.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
6 - Cottage n/a n/a
5 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
4 - Tree House Room $ 900 $ 1290
3 - Bungalow Room $ 810 $ 1170
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) n/a n/a
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a n/a

Kamaʻāina Commuter: $252
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): $450
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.

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.

Please contact Joy Ravelli for teacher training cancellation policy.

TBC

Stewart Blackburn

About the Facilitator(s)

Stewart Blackburn
Stewart Blackburn is a shamanic practitioner and teacher who has been studying shamanic healing for over 25 years. He is the author of The Skills of Pleasure and dozens of articles on shamanism, pleasure, and consciousness. Having been a professional chef and caterer for over 20 years, Stewart has a keen sense of pleasure and its effects. But, it is the use of the mind for healing and manifestation that interests Stewart the most.



He now lives happily in the jungle on the island of Hawaii with his dog, Pono. 

       “One of my favorite healers and a very sincere and brilliant human being!”
                                       
        Venetia F.

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 808-965-0940
Website: www.stewartblackburn.com
Facebook: Shaman of Pleasure

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 $ 1675 $ 2200
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1500 $ 1825
4 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1425 $ 1725
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1375 $ 1625
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1245 $ 1425

Triple Occupancy Available:
Cottage (private bath): $1425

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

Kamaʻāina Commuter: $585
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.

Offsite Commuter (for those who opt to lodge off Kalani campus): $1125
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.

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.

Love Heals from Within

Stewart Blackburn

December 17, 2017 - December 22, 2017

About the Facilitator(s)

Stewart Blackburn
Stewart Blackburn is a shamanic practitioner and teacher who has been studying shamanic healing for over 25 years. He is the author of The Skills of Pleasure and dozens of articles on shamanism, pleasure, and consciousness. Having been a professional chef and caterer for over 20 years, Stewart has a keen sense of pleasure and its effects. But, it is the use of the mind for healing and manifestation that interests Stewart the most.



He now lives happily in the jungle on the island of Hawaii with his dog, Pono. 

       “One of my favorite healers and a very sincere and brilliant human being!”
                                       
        Venetia F.

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 808-965-0940
Website: www.stewartblackburn.com
Facebook: Shaman of Pleasure

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 $ 1675 $ 2200
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1500 $ 1825
4 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1425 $ 1725
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1375 $ 1625
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1245 $ 1425

Triple Occupancy Available:
Cottage (private bath): $1425

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

Kamaʻāina Commuter: $585
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.

Offsite Commuter (for those who opt to lodge off Kalani campus): $1125
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.

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.

Hawaiian Shamanism Training, Level 2

Stewart Blackburn

About the Facilitator(s)

Stewart Blackburn
Stewart Blackburn is a shamanic practitioner and teacher who has been studying shamanic healing for over 25 years. He is the author of The Skills of Pleasure and dozens of articles on shamanism, pleasure, and consciousness. Having been a professional chef and caterer for over 20 years, Stewart has a keen sense of pleasure and its effects. But, it is the use of the mind for healing and manifestation that interests Stewart the most.



He now lives happily in the jungle on the island of Hawaii with his dog, Pono. 

       “One of my favorite healers and a very sincere and brilliant human being!”
                                       
        Venetia F.

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 808-965-0940
Website: www.stewartblackburn.com
Facebook: Shaman of Pleasure

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 $ 1675 $ 2200
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1500 $ 1825
4 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1425 $ 1725
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1375 $ 1625
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1245 $ 1425

Triple Occupancy Available:
Cottage (private bath): $1425

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

Kamaʻāina Commuter: $585
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.

Offsite Commuter (for those who opt to lodge off Kalani campus): $1125
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.

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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