Workshops, Retreats, Classes and Practitioner Training 2014

Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre Events 285px Workshops, Retreats, Classes and Practitioner Training 2014Time to plan for the Festival Season 2015

The Festival Season in New Zealand runs through to April. What are your plans?

Kawai Purapura has two major Festivals for 2015:

The Third Voices of Sacred Earth Festival, which runs Friday afternoon until Sunday afternoon, 27th Feb-1st March 2015

The Fourth International Yoga Conference & Festival, which runs Friday afternoon until Sunday afternoon, 27th-29th March 2015

Both festivals feature exclusive Music nights on Friday and Saturday.

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Yoga Studio Classes

Yoga Studio Classes

Timetable for week commencing 15 December 2014 Residents and friends of Kawai Purapura conduct many weekly classes to which members of the public are warmly invited to attend. NOTE: Please remember to not eat for at least 2 hours before class. Bring something warm for relaxation, a yoga mat, and a water bottle. Any new students to arrive 10 minutes early to class to meet with the teacher to discuss their experience, special needs, injuries etc. COST: $15 per class (10 class concession card $100) – general public. $6 per class – Unwaged...

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Sound Healing with Silvia Freitag: December 11-14 (Thur-Sun)

Sound Healing with Silvia Freitag: December 11-14 (Thur-Sun)

“Music gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” –Plato”   This pleasurable and deeply healing workshop will teach you the basic principles and techniques of sound healing with Tibetan singing bowls, enabling you to apply them successfully in private settings (kids, partner, friends etc).   During the weekend you will give and receive sound healing sessions to experience the impact of sounds on the body as well as learn about the different characteristics of a variety...

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Radiate Your Magnificence: December 12-14 (Fri-Sun)

Radiate Your Magnificence: December 12-14 (Fri-Sun)

Ora Mai Ra – “Radiate Your Magnificence” Dancing Beautiful Medicine With Your Sacred Waters *13 Mystical and Traditional Sacred Movements * Sacred Yogic Dances of Hawai’i’s Hula: Mystery School of the Goddess * Ancient Balinese Healing Movement Series * Traditional Ho’oponopono Ceremony * Spiritual Technology & Metaphysical Alchemy of Mu~LeMUria * Geometry *LeMUrian Herbology * LeMUrian Crystal Technology – *MU Mystic Quadrante Oracle * Geodestic Activations, Meditations, Medicine Walks * Insights Leilani’s personal...

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We Are All One 12 12 Gathering: Fri 12 December

We Are All One 12 12 Gathering: Fri 12 December

Dear everyONE it is PARTY TIME and you are invited….. Join us to CELEBRATE all that change, growth, shifts, vortexes and magic we have experienced in 2014  and receive the CODES for 2015 and beyond … We will drink champagne (non-alcoholic) made with rose water and love, we will eat strawberries, marshmallows and blessed rice cakes … we will sing, perform and DANCE with joy and gratitude We will consciously receive codes for the magical 2015 (8 8 vibration) for our and planetary new LIFE, JOY, WELLBEING and...

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Light of the Shaman: Sunday 21 December

Light of the Shaman: Sunday 21 December

Summer Solstice One Day Workshop – Bring light into your life and into the lives of others. This Workshop provides an opportunity for you to receive healing and cleansing and to strengthen and maintain your Inner Light for the holiday season and the year to come. There will also be opportunities,  if you choose, to act as a healer. The workshop is carried out in a safe and well contained environment where you will be provided with the guidance and assistance that you require. Date: Sunday 21 December, 10:00am-5:30pm Venue: Prema...

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Pathways to Freedom: January 24-25, 2015 (Sat-Sun)

Pathways to Freedom: January 24-25, 2015 (Sat-Sun)

Rediscovering the natural mind through the senses. Immerse yourself in a refreshing weekend of yoga, meditation, discussion, creative visualisation and movement. Begin the New Year with weekend of cleansing the senses, reclaiming your own experience, freeing your mind, and creating space for new creative impulses. The particular focus of this weekend is the spacious radiance of sensing. The world is a manifestation of our sensing, held in the majesty of our natural mind. How clearly do we see? How well are we connecting to the world around...

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200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Intensive: Jan 28–Feb 16

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Intensive: Jan 28–Feb 16

The Kawai Purapura Yoga Teacher Training allows you to: embark on a flexible and meaningful career, enabling you to help others enhance personal development and deepen your transformational journey gain international recognition to optimise worldwide opportunities The 200-Hour Training is a foundation-for-teaching program. All course modes are held at Kawai Purapura, Albany, North Shore, just 20 minutes from Auckland CBD and 40 minutes from Auckland International Airport. Kawai Purapura Integrated Yoga Teacher Training 200-Hour 20-Day...

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The Supportive Psoas: 31 Jan–1 Feb 2015 (Sat-Sun)

The Supportive Psoas: 31 Jan–1 Feb 2015 (Sat-Sun)

Yoga Therapy for the Spine, Pelvis and Legs with Leila Stuart RMT “Leila has exceptional skills as a Yoga teacher and therapist with a strong emphasis on practical, experiential anatomy. Leila is one teacher who I would like to study with more often.” – Donna Farhi The psoas, a truly yogic muscle bridges the body back to front, top to bottom, core to periphery, spine to limbs and Heaven to Earth. Though hidden deep within the body the psoas can be considered one of the most important muscles of the human structure and has a...

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Nurture Yourself through 2015: February 20-21 (Sat-Sun)

Nurture Yourself through 2015: February 20-21 (Sat-Sun)

A Weekend for Women Join Angelika (left) and Jacky (right) for an inspiring weekend • Enjoy fun-filled activities to sharpen your awareness and to live in the now • Explore empowering strategies and install daily rituals to nurture yourself through 2015 and beyond When: Saturday and Sunday, 20/21 February 2015 Time: 9:30am – 5:00pm Where: Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre, 14 Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland Cost: $ 330 includes morning & afternoon tea, bring a shared lunch $ 299 Early Bird (booked and paid by 20...

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Myofascial Release Therapy Training Course: 21-22 February (Sat-Sun)

Myofascial Release Therapy Training Course: 21-22 February (Sat-Sun)

> See Fascia as the Creator of Form and Structure in our Bodies – one continuous web wrapping and connecting everything > Learn How Fascia Determines the Functioning of our Muscles – strongly influencing our range of motion and movement > Learn What Causes Fascial Dysfunction and How it Impacts our Bodies > Learn How Myofascial Release Therapy Can Restore Fascial Integrity and have a Profound Effect on the Body Set 1: The Fundamentals – Two Day Weekend Workshop ! Class 1: Introduction to Fascia Class 2: Head...

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Voices of Sacred Earth Festival: Feb 27–March 1 (Fri-Sun)

Voices of Sacred Earth Festival: Feb 27–March 1 (Fri-Sun)

Awakening the Global Heart – Ancient Wisdom Rising A Gathering of Indigenous Wisdom Keepers, Elders, Healers, Ceremonial Leaders, Medicine people, Caretakers and Guardians of Sacred Teachings. THE EARTH IS ALIVE! “There is a voice that is coming from the land. It wants to tell its story, and this is the time. Now the time has come for the land to tell its story” - Joseph Rael (Beautiful Painted Arrow) Ancient prophecies speak of the destruction of many of our indigenous cultures, and also of their rising up to become part of a...

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Sacred Earth Festival Headline Concerts: Friday 27 Feb 2015

Sacred Earth Festival Headline Concerts: Friday 27 Feb 2015

Music is vibration that affects us on a cellular level. It is the one true universal language. Exclusive performances by leading musicians from around the world, including … Conscious Music Collective The Conscious Music Collective is music that uplifts, inspires and connects, saluting the great funk, jazz and soul masters of our time with a repertoire that includes high-energy groove classics, meditative ballads and standards evocative of profound human truths. Musical director and guitarist Dixon Nacey and multi-genre adept...

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Sacred Earth Festival Headline Concerts: Saturday 28 Feb 2015

Sacred Earth Festival Headline Concerts: Saturday 28 Feb 2015

The connection with our ancestors and ancient knowledge is a key to see into the Dreamtime of our planet. — Sika Emerging over 20 years ago, at the forefront of tribal music in the 80’s, Sika leapt into the UK music scene and was immediately recognized as a gifted Didjeridoo player. Through merging ancient and contemporary instruments, Sika’s music crosses the lines between world, ambient dance and acoustic trance , with a deep sense of reverence. His instrument bundle includes the Didjeridoo, Taos Drum, Shells, Ocarinas, Rattles...

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Restorative Yoga: 6–9 March 2015 (Fri-Mon)

Restorative Yoga: 6–9 March 2015 (Fri-Mon)

500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training – Module 3 The Kawai Purapura 500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training is for Professional Development, plus All Kawai Purapura Yoga Teacher Training hours are valid for your Yoga Alliance accreditation. You can be an accredited International Yoga Teacher. Join us for Two 4-Day Weekends – Enhance your Yoga Teaching. Focus on Theory, Practice and Teaching of Restorative Yoga. Part 1: March 6–9 2015 / Part 2: March 20–23 Restorative yoga is now a key component in many yoga classes: learn the benefits of...

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Insight Dialogue Meditation public workshop: Wednesday 11 March

Insight Dialogue Meditation public workshop: Wednesday 11 March

Insight Dialogue is an interpersonal meditation practice that brings the mindfulness and tranquility of traditional silent meditation into our experience with others. Resting on the foundation of traditional Buddhist teachings, this practice offers a way to integrate our spiritual practice with our relational lives. This workshop is offered by visiting US meditation teacher Gregory Kramer, the founder of Insight Dialogue meditation, and senior Insight Dialogue teacher Mary Burns.  It will be of interest to meditators and all those who...

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International Yoga Festival: 27–29 March (Fri-Sun)

International Yoga Festival: 27–29 March (Fri-Sun)

From Australia to India, and from the USA to NZ, inspiring teachers and masters will share their understanding of the inner wisdom of yoga – plus yoga and the creative process. New Zealand’s 4th Annual International Yoga Festival and Conference, located on Kawai Purapura’s beautiful 19-acre native bush on the outskirts of Auckland, provides a full weekend’s worth of yoga and wellness immersion for all ages. The weekend will kick off with a celebration of life and yoga on Friday 27th March featuring music, dance, and food. Festival...

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Paper Puppetry Workshop: April 9–12, 2015 (Thur-Sun)

Paper Puppetry Workshop: April 9–12, 2015 (Thur-Sun)

‘Three-Days in New Zealand’ – an intensive puppetry workshop presented by master-puppeteer, Gary Friedman from Melbourne. Participants – the workshop is designed for puppeteers, animators, school educators, drama & psychotherapists, community workers, theatre practitioners, as well as anyone interested in using the puppet to communicate a message to change their world. Content – workshop teaches puppetry skills with an emphasis on skilful story telling and delivering a message using the most subtle and basic elements of...

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