Health and Healing

Introduction to Water Massage: Dolphin Swim and Island Tours

Sylvie Gendron

November 4, 2017 - November 10, 2017

About the Facilitator(s)

Sylvie is French Canadian and has been living in Hawaii since 1999. She has been a massage therapist at Kalani since 2001, is trained in Aqua-Veechi and Lomi Lomi, and is a Certified Tour Guide from the State of Hawaii and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Sylvie has a passion for the islands, Hawaiian culture, mythology, spirituality, and the beauty of the island. She is devoted to sharing her passion and learning about herself to become a better person to create a better world.

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) $ 2250 $ 2550
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 2094 $ 2310

Triple Occupancy Available:

Lodge Room (private bath): $2130
Lodge Room (shared bath): $2034

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.

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 Massage School: Healing Dance Above & Below

Inika Spence

January 22, 2017 - January 27, 2017

This class is designed to bring the principles of Healing Dance into the underwater experience. Maintaining flow above and below the surface is integral; the material explores how to smooth out the moment of submerging and surfacing. When rhythm, movement shape and body position are pre-set at the surface, the receiver experiences a less radical change at the moment of submerging.

About the Facilitator(s)

Inika Spence has been an aquatic body worker since 1996, working at Harbin Hot Springs as a Watsu®, WaterDance™ and Healing Dance® Therapist. Her classes are informed by her extensive work as a therapist and bring a grounded and practical aspect to her teaching. She has over 2800 hours of training and over 4500 hours teaching aquatic bodywork. Inika has been teaching Watsu® and Healing Dance since 1999. She brings grace to the water and conveys that grace to her students through her knowledge of movement and experience in yoga, tai chi, dance, and meditation. She is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner. She has combined the SE work in her sessions and brings the knowledge to her students. She has been the director of the Harbin School of Healing Arts until it burned in the Valley fire in California. She has since moved to Hawaii and is currently exploring bringing more classes to the island. For questions about Healing Dance, email Inika at [email protected].

Contacts

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop participation and daily lunch at Kalani.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Hawaii Massage School: Introduction to Healing Dance Underwater

Inika Spence

January 15, 2017 - January 17, 2017

The Introduction to Healing Dance® Underwater (IHDU) is designed as a first underwater course for students who have already taken surface courses, such as Watsu I or Healing Dance I. IHDU is a 3 day course that specifically prepares you to take Shape and Space and Above and Below, the two major underwater trainings of Healing Dance.

About the Facilitator(s)

Inika Spence has been an aquatic body worker since 1996, working at Harbin Hot Springs as a Watsu®, WaterDance™ and Healing Dance® Therapist. Her classes are informed by her extensive work as a therapist and bring a grounded and practical aspect to her teaching. She has over 2800 hours of training and over 4500 hours teaching aquatic bodywork. Inika has been teaching Watsu® and Healing Dance since 1999. She brings grace to the water and conveys that grace to her students through her knowledge of movement and experience in yoga, tai chi, dance, and meditation. She is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner. She has combined the SE work in her sessions and brings the knowledge to her students. She has been the director of the Harbin School of Healing Arts until it burned in the Valley fire in California. She has since moved to Hawaii and is currently exploring bringing more classes to the island. For questions about Healing Dance, email Inika at [email protected].

Contacts

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop participation and daily lunch at Kalani.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Hawaii Massage School: Healing Dance I

Inika Spence

January 9, 2017 - January 14, 2017

Healing Dance® I constitutes a paradigm shift for the student of other forms of aquatic bodywork. It sees the body as at home in the water and hydrodynamic in its form, healing in the flow of movement. It understands the psyche as needing nurture and closeness, and also space, freedom and acceptance of self-expression. More than anything else, Healing Dance I is the wave.

About the Facilitator(s)

Inika Spence has been an aquatic body worker since 1996, working at Harbin Hot Springs as a Watsu®, WaterDance™ and Healing Dance® Therapist. Her classes are informed by her extensive work as a therapist and bring a grounded and practical aspect to her teaching. She has over 2800 hours of training and over 4500 hours teaching aquatic bodywork. Inika has been teaching Watsu® and Healing Dance since 1999. She brings grace to the water and conveys that grace to her students through her knowledge of movement and experience in yoga, tai chi, dance, and meditation. She is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner. She has combined the SE work in her sessions and brings the knowledge to her students. She has been the director of the Harbin School of Healing Arts until it burned in the Valley fire in California. She has since moved to Hawaii and is currently exploring bringing more classes to the island. For questions about Healing Dance, email Inika at [email protected].

Contacts

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop participation and daily lunch at Kalani. 

Prices subject to change without notice.

Hawaii Men's Yoga & Adventure Retreat

jaRed Sam & Dennis Dehler

October 1, 2017 - October 6, 2017

 

About the Facilitator(s)

jared sam jaRed sam

A wisdom-seeking yogi, adventurer, and lomilomi massage therapist based on the Big Island of Hawaii, jaRed is known for his sweet spirit and soothing guidance on the mat, while offering grounding and energizing flow sequencing in his vinyasa, yin yoga classes and annual retreats.  



jaRed is co-creator of Hawaii Full Moon Yoga and Hawaii Blue HandsRetreats, and brings over 13 years of teaching experience to assist in peaceful yoga  gatherings that feature intuitive body movement with delicious, organic meals and favorite island spot excursions. Since 2003, he has facilitated friendships and community through a variety of yoga and massage retreats, and approaches the honor of being your yoga guide with care and enthusiasm.  



In his free time, jaRed may be found enjoying time at the local beach, cooking up a new recipe, practicing yoga with friends, and/or cherishing quality time with his partner Dennis and cat Oliver in their Big Island home.

www.jaredsamyoga.com

Dennis Dehler


Kundalini Yoga is known as the yoga of awareness. It involves exercises to open the the energy centers of the body (chakras) while strengthening the central nervous system and stimulating the internal organs and glands. It is both relaxing and invigorating, and you will leave class with an open heart and a smile.    

Dennis completed "The Master's Touch" Kundalini teacher training in 2005 with Gurmukh. He also completed Don and Amba Stapleton's Interdisciplinary Yoga Teacher Training in 2001. He currently enjoys the teachings of Lynne Minton.

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 $ 1825 $ 2350
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1650 $ 1975
4 - Tree House Room $ 1650 $ 1975
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1575 $ 1875
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1175 $ 1775
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1045 $ 1575

Triple Occupancy Available!
Cottage - $1575
Lodge Room (shared bath) - $995
Lodge Room (private bath) - $1075

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

Kamaʻāina Commuter: $635
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): $925
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.

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.

Learn more about getting here.

Yin Yoga Teacher Training

jaRed sam

About the Facilitator(s)

JaRed Sam

jaRed samjaRed has been learning, deepening and sharing his Yin Yoga & Vinyasa Yoga practice at Kalani for the last thirteen years. His first Yin Yoga teacher was Alan McGrew, and soon after graduating from Kathy Elder's first annual yoga teacher training in 2001, he has deepened his understanding of body wisdom through workshops and classes with many teachers, including Shiva Rea, Saul David Raye, Alicia Cheung and Oliver Reinsch. He has felt honored and inspired by the teachings of many and holds gratitude for all of his teachers, past and present. He continues to hold a sacred space for breath, gratitude, yoga and love in his weekly Yin Yoga class and Vinyasa Flow classes at Kalani Oceanside Retreat.

www.jaredsamyoga.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!

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 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 $ 1440 $ 1830
3 - Bungalow Room $ 1350 $ 1710
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1290 $ 1590
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1134 $ 1350

Triple Occupancy Available:
Lodge Room (shared bath) : $1074

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

Offsite tuition only rate: $990
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 tuition only rate: $672
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.

Weekly Schedule:
Saturday: Check in at 4pm, opening orientation and evening meditation at 7:45pm-9pm.
Sunday - 8:30-10am Yin Yoga in the EMAX (community class), 10:30am-12:30pm, 2-4pm.
Monday - Thursday: 9am-12:30pm & 2-4pm.
Friday morning: 9-10:45am
Optioinal Vinyasa Classes Included Tuesday & Thursday from 4:30pm
Lunch served from 12:00pm-1pm.

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.

200 Hour Unified Yoga Teacher Training™ - Peak Beings Yoga (Yoga Alliance RYS)

Troy McPeak, E-RYT 500

About the Facilitator(s)

Troy McPeak, E-RYT 500

As director of Peak Beings’ Unified Yoga Teacher Trainings, Troy strives to empower students by creating a space that is fun, safe, and allows practitioners the time and place to explore their yoga practice. Having practiced and trained in many different styles, he brings an array of different postures, movements and creative transitions to the yoga experience.

To learn more about Troy read his teacher profile.

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) $ 4795 $ 5995
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 4495 $ 5195

Triple Occupancy Available:
Lodge Room (shared bath) : $4195

Kamaʻāina Commuter: $3015
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): $3735
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.

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.

Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training Program 200 hr; Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School

Liz Heffernan and Molly Masaoka



200 HOUR THERAPEUTIC YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

INCLUDES VINYASA FLOW, THERAPEUTIC ALIGNMENT PRINCIPLES  & THE PATH OF YOGA AS A FRAMEWORK FOR HOLISTIC HEALTH

About the Facilitator(s)


Liz Heffernan, MA, E-RYT 500
, Certified
Integrative Yoga Therapist (CYT-1000)
Primary Faculty Member (July 5-25)


Liz Heffernan is a recognized international yoga teacher with over two decades of personal practice and 20 years of teaching.  She trained extensively in the Hatha yoga systems of Kripalu, Ashtanga and Anusara and works as an Integrative Yoga Therapist. Liz currently directs and leads yoga teacher trainings and workshops in worldwide locations, provides one-to-one mentoring for yoga teachers, instructs daily yoga classes, and offers private therapeutic sessions.

Liz is known 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.

Molly Masaoka, E-RYT 200, RYT 500,
Yoga Studio Owner
Guest Faculty


Innately perceptive beyond her years, and wildly passionate about everything in her path, Molly applies a level of determination and delight that is truly one of a kind. Her unique teaching style is both intense and focused but lightened with creativity, compassion and humor.  She believes that this balance of effort and surrender is the key to unlocking the awareness of ones true nature.

A student of yoga since the age of 16, Molly has studied intensely with Chuck Miller, and completed teacher trainings with Annie Carpenter and Don Stapelton.  She credits Annie for giving her the skills to teach intentional alignment and sequencing, Don for the ability to encourage self-inquiry and Chuck for finding the unity in all things.  In addition to leading teacher trainings, workshops and retreats, Molly also owns Yoga Centered Studio and Boutique in Hilo, Hawaii. She is an influential member of her yoga community and serves as a mentor to both students and other teachers.  Ultimately she hopes to inspire others to share the practices of yoga that have so positively impacted her life.

Email Address: [email protected]
Web Address: www.yogacentered.com

Amanda Webster, Certified Ayurveda Counselor, RYT-500 ERYT-200
Guest Faculty


Amanda is a registered yoga teacher and Certified Ayurveda Counselor, through the American Institute of Vedic Studies. She currently offers Ayurveda-infused yoga classes, workshops, and retreats as well as facilitates teacher trainings that focus on establishing commitment to the lifestyle practices of yoga and Ayurveda, creating an open and supportive community, and studying mindfulness in its many forms.  Amanda considers Kripalu-trained yogini Rupali Embry  as her “true teacher” and under her guidance, recently completed an amazing 1:1 300-hour advanced yoga teaching mentorship.

Both yoga and Ayurveda resonated instantly and deeply, inspiring Amanda to commit to lifelong study of these sciences    She has an intuitive, down-to-earth approach to teaching, practicing, counseling, and exemplifying yoga through her lifestyle and is known for her ability to establish a strong community.  

Email Address: [email protected]
Web Address: http://shivatreeyoga.com/workshops/

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!

Program cost includes: Yoga Teacher Training tuition and a comprehensive Yoga Teacher Training manual, 20 nights accommodation, and 3 delicious meals per day. Prices vary based on housing preference:

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
6 - Cottage n/a n/a
5 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
4 - Tree House Room $ 5100 $ 6280
3 - Bungalow Room n/a n/a
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 4660 $ 5560
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 4180 $ 4840

Triple Occupancy Available:
Lodge Room (shared bath): $3980
Lodge Room (private bath): $4300

Offsite Commuter: $3760, an all-inclusive rate that provides 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 Commuter: $3160, an all-inclusive rate that provides 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.

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.

Hawaii Massage School: Watsu I

Alexis Lee

August 7, 2016 - August 12, 2016

Learn how the getting lighter of the one in your arms each time they breathe in, engages your own breathing from a deep level, establishing the rhythm of the moves and stretches to come. Learn how floating someone at your heart draws you into a continuum, a moving as water, and a profound stillness. Learn the moves that open every Watsu session around the world.

About the Facilitator(s)

Alexis Lee has been an Aquatic Bodyworker since 1996, after training with Harold Dull; creator of Watsu, and Alexander George of Healing Dance, as well Alexis has been a certified teacher through the Worldwide Aquatic Bodywork Association since 1999, and co-taught with Harold while living at Harbin Hot Springs for four years.

With over 2200 hours of training and over 6000 hours of teaching, she brings a balanced approach to the class, with an emphasis on awareness, body mechanics and personal insight, as Watsu is much more than a technique. Alexis also brings NVC communication to the class, having studied 6 years with Marshall Rosenberg and Selwa Said’s unique style. A former Montessori teacher, she brings a new paradigm of teaching with ease, grace, fun, and balance.

“My passion stems from the heart-centered connection I feel floating the person in my arms. I believe a Watsu class can be taught as a Watsu session, more like zenflow.”

$810 Tuition includes lunch Monday through Friday, $510 for Auditors to repeat course, and $300 for just Basic Watsu the 12th and 13th - which includes Monday lunch.

You can contact Alexis Lee at [email protected] for questions concerning content of the class.

Contacts

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop and lunch (depending on program details.) Tuition: $810.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Yoga in Paradise 2017, Week 2

Lynne Minton

January 14, 2017 - January 21, 2017

Yoga in Paradise 2017, Week 2! Enjoy a relaxing and fun-filled Yoga Vacation on the Big Island of Hawaii at Kalani. Week two will be a PRACTICE and RELAX week*, for those who want to stay on Kalani for one more week after week one or for those who want a warm up week and time at Kalani prior to ....

About the Facilitator(s)

Lynne took her first yoga class while in college, at the YMCA in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Her first instructor and mentor, Trudy Davis, encouraged her to teach when she moved to Alaska in 1977. She enrolled in the Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco’s Teacher Training Program the summer of 1980. Encouraged by Donald Moyer, she attended her first yoga Intensive at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune, India in 1981. She was certified to teach yoga by BKS Iyengar in 1984. Subsequent trips to Pune followed in 1988 and 1997.

Lynne founded the Inner Dance Yoga Studio in 1982 in Anchorage, Alaska and oversaw  its growth and development into a thriving center with 20 plus instructors for the next 26 years. She  started the Inner Dance Teacher Training program in 1999 which  trained over 100 yoga teachers in the 8 years of her  oversight of the program. Lynne sold the Inner Dance Yoga Studio in 2008. She now travels the country and the world teaching yoga wherever she is invited.

Lynne  draws inspiration from yoga on and off the mat,  attending local classes and  sharing practice with others. She honors her  teachers of  the Iyengar  tradition, Judith Lasater, Donald Moyer, and Fr. Joe Pereira. Self-Realizaion Fellowship, Paramahansa Yogananda's organization, to which she was first exposed in 1978 is another continuing source of upliftment.

Yogananda says, "The true purpose of life is to realize one's Self as wisdom and bliss". Patanjali's yoga sutra book II, sutra 41 (Light on Yoga Sutras, BKS Iyengar translation) states, "When the body is cleansed, the mind purified and the senses controlled, joyful awareness needed to realize the inner Self, also comes." My mission statement is to help myself and others to awaken joyful awareness through the practices of yoga; asanas that cleanse the body, pranayama that calms the mind, concentration that controls the senses, and meditation for realizing the Inner Self.

Lynne grew up in Wisconsin. Her love of travel and degree in Environmental Geology brought her to play and work in Alaska in 1975. That year she met future husband, Jim, and together they made Alaska home. They have been married since 1978. Together they enjoy camping, flying, overseas travel and their wonderful community of family and friends. Lynne also loves to sing, hula, play her ukelele,  garden, bike and hike. She is in the process of relocating to Prescott, Arizona.

[email protected] • Content copyright 2010-2011. Lynne Minton Yoga. All rights reserved.

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.

$350 deposit reserves your space - (checks to LYNNE MINTON). Balance due October 15, 2015 - (Call for Available space after October 1).

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) $ 1390 n/a
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1250 n/a

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.

Syndicate content