Ecstatic Dance & Movement Retreat

Multiple Artists

December 9, 2013 - December 15, 2013

ecstatic dance 2013

The 2nd Annual Ecstatic Dance & Movement Retreat is a week long intensive designed to awaken the spirit and open the heart through various forms of movement and dance practices accompanied by groundbreaking, cutting edge music. We have world-class facilitators and DJs guaranteed to deliver a once in a lifetime experience.

As a conscious community we will explore the somatic modalities of - Ecstatic Dance, Contact Improvisation, 5 Rhythms, Dancing Freedom, AcroYoga, Dynamic Partnering, Chi Kung, Sacred Sexuality, Yoga, Kirtan, African Dance, Ariel, Meditation, Watsu, Thai Massage, Hula, Hawaiian Ritual and more. Our intention is to collectively raise our vibrations to a state of divine bliss and pure ecstasy. Come Dance your Dreams with us!

Admission: Three ways to attend:

1) Full Retreat Passes. Available now, including Kama'aina prices.

2) *NEW* Local Community Dance Pass. $100 includes entry to 8 Ecstatic Dances starting Monday Dec 9th - Saturday Dec 14th. (Does NOT include Ecstatic Dances on Sunday 12/8 & 12/15, or other retreat events). Available now

3) Individual Events. These events are open to the public for $10 kama'āina, $15 regular:
- Wednesday 12/11 Night Time Ecstatic Dance, Sol Rising, 8pm-10pm, at Kalani EMAX
- Friday 12/13 Kirtan, Sita Devi & Shaman's Dream, 4pm-6pm - Rainbow Room
- Friday 12/13 Night Time Ecstatic Dance, Dragonfly, 8pm-10pm, at Kalani EMAX
- Saturday, 12/14 West African Dance, Michal Anna Carrillo, 2pm-4pm, at Kalani EMAX

Visit for information on passes, accommodations, artists, facilitators the schedule and much more.

About the Facilitator(s)

Music Facilitation by:

Craig Kohland/ Shamans Dream


David Satori (Beats Antique/Dirtwire)

Amani Friend/ Desert Dwellers

Sasha Rose

Sol Rising


Oliver Balint

eYe rY (Ryan Herr/Yum Sessions)

Jesse Hendricks


Movement Facilitation by:

Dancing Freedom - Samantha Sweetwater

Contact Improv - Karl Frost

5 Rhythms & Watsu - Davida Taurek

Acro/ Partner Yoga & Chi Kung - Tyler Blank

Yoga & Kirtan - Sita Devi

Sacred Sexuality - Eva Clay

Dance the World - Jaycee Gossett

African Dance - Michal Anna Carrillo

Aerial Arts - Lucy Braham


Workshop Fees

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

Camping $1,050.00  (Bring your own tent and sleeping gear.  A wooden platform and tarp is provided for the first five campers who register.)

Triple Occupancy- Lodge Shared Bath  $1,100.00 per person

Triple Occupancy- Lodge Private Bath  $1,200.00 per person

Triple Occupancy - Tropical Cottage w/private bath  $1300.00 per person

Double Occupancy -Lodge Shared Bath $1,215.00 per person

Double occupancy -Lodge Private Bath  $1,250.00 per person

Stay Offsite - $650.00  (Food & Lodging NOT INCLUDED)

Kama'aina Offsite - $350.00  (Local Big Island Residents ONLY.  Must have Big Island valid identification.  Includes all events and workshops.  Does NOT include food or lodging.) 

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
9 - Ocean Cottage n/a n/a
8 - Ocean Loft n/a n/a
7 - Tropical Cottage $ 1550 $ 2150
6 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
5 - Tree House Room $ 1500 n/a
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1300 n/a
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1300 $ 1500
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1200 $ 1300
1 - Campsite $ 1050 $ 1050

Prices subject to change without notice.