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

This retreat is for you if you've fresh in the magic of hoopdance and you're looking to LAUNCH to the next level in your practice - especially if you feel intimidated in other big group offerings! The Initiate Track is designed specifically for hoopers ranging from raw beginner to those with a basic skill set of hooping on the body with perhaps a few tricks under your belt. If you're not sure if this retreat is for you, please give us a call at: 720.208.6702

Sunfire and Anah a.k.a. Hoopalicious will take you through an immersive journey in the hoop through the pillars of the practice that will awaken the DANCE in a comprehensive and clear way. Set in the majesty of Big Island landscapes at Kalani Retreat Center, we will join together to go deep for 5 days of hula hoop play.


The Initiate experience at Kalani is designed to offer you equal parts immersive hoop experience and restful, rejuvenating self-care time. Arrival day begins with dinner from 6pm - 7:30pm and opening circle at 8pm. Departure day we'll have yoga, a morning class block and a shared lunch ending at 1pm. A sample schedule is as-follows:

7:30 - 8:30am ~ Breakfast

9 - 10am ~ Yoga with Shakti

10:15am - 12pm ~ Class Block

12 - 1pm ~ Lunch

3pm - 6pm ~ Class Block

6 - 7:30pm ~ Dinner

8- 10pm ~ Hot tub time or evening activity



Triple Room Shared Bath: $1000

Locals and commuter rate: $450

A non-refundable deposit of $600 will hold your space.  Full amount is due December 1.  Triple space is limited.  

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.


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.


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
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) $ 1275 $ 1675
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1175 $ 1495

Prices subject to change without notice.