Yoga, Meditation, and Live Music retreat - Relax and Restore in Paradise

Brynn Rybacek w/ Steve Velez & Lee Kix

April 6, 2010 - April 11, 2010

Brynn RybacekCome celebrate the beginning of Spring on the magical Big Island of Hawaii!  Known as the “Healing Island,” personal transformation seems to be accelerated here.  This island is less crowded and less commercial than other Hawaiian islands, and offers a variety of spectacular natural attractions like waterfalls, botanical gardens, snorkeling, scuba diving, and hiking and is only a quick walk from a black sand swimming beach.  Nearby volcano Kilauea provides a dramatic backdrop for an amazing pilgrimage of relaxation and restoration.  Join us for daily yoga with live music!

Included in the price of this retreat:
•    6 days, 5 nights accommodations
•    3 delicious meals daily
•    Invigorating daily morning Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Brynn (
•    Daily evening Restorative/Yin Yoga with Brynn complete with live music from renowned cellist Steve Velez
•    Thai partner yoga massage workshop
•    Guided chakra meditation & Gong Bath with Tibetan Healing Bowls from Gong Master Lee Kix.
•    Plenty of free time for bodywork, relaxation, and island explorations
•    Daily feelings of bliss and gratitude
•    Friendships and memories that will last a lifetime

About the Facilitator(s)

Brynn Rybacek

Brynn Rybacek is a National Yoga Alliance certified instructor (E-RYT) and has been teaching for over 7 years at yoga studios, athletic clubs, and gyms. She has led yoga retreats worldwide and also currently leads 200 hr yoga teacher training programs through her company True Flow Yoga in Huntington Beach, CA. Her teaching style is characterized by anatomical precision, philosophical eloquence and spiritual curiosity. The unique and vigorous flow of her sequences and her mindful adjustments draw her students into ease, while she pushes their boundaries and helps them to overcome their fears. She is a hiker, traveler, ocean-lover, and tree-hugger! Visit her website at

Steve Velez

Steve Velez is Founder & Artistic Director for Da Capo Players. He received his musical education at the University of California Irvine. His recent television appearances include the Travel Channel, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Pepsi commercials, MTV Music Video's, NBC's West Wing and Frasier. Steve performs regularly with The Mozart Classical Orchestra, Opera Pacific, Orange County Symphony, Disneyland Candlelight Orchestra and the Crystal Cathedral Symphony. Steve was also the Principal Cellist for the "Beatlemania Classical Mystery Tour" at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, and can also be seen playing cello in the movies Get Smart and I Love You Man. A lover of yoga, Steve has been practicing yoga and also playing live music in yoga classes for many years. Visit to learn more about Steve.

Lee Kix

has been playing drums and other percussion since he was 13 years old, touring the world with various bands. He been practicing yoga 5 years now, finding that yogic flow opens his body, calms his mind, and improves his ability to create original music.  Lee found the perfect harmony between yoga and drums when he discovered Tibetan healing bowls and gong therapy and has been passionately exploring their trans formative qualities since.  He offers individual Gong baths for healing and balancing and is also a certified Drum circle facilitator. Visit


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 n/a n/a
5 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
4 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1149 $ 1349
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 999 $ 1249
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 939 $ 1099

$400 deposit is due by January 31, 2010 to hold your space. Sign up early for first choice on accommodations!

Prices subject to change without notice.