Archive of Past Events

This page includes the previous six months of events, workshops and retreats at Kawai Purapura.

If you would like to book an event, workshop or retreat please contact the Retreat Manager, retreat@kawaipurapura.co.nz

Hoʻoponopono: Wednesday 8 January

Hoʻoponopono: Wednesday 8 January

Hoʻoponopono (ho-o-pono-pono) is an ancient Hawaiian practice of reconciliation and forgiveness. Fast track to the early 1990’s and a psychologist named Dr Hew Len commenced work at the Hawaii State Hospital for three years in a ward for the criminally insane, which was an extremely dangerous place to work in. Dr Hew Len never saw patients professionally, but agreed to review their files. Whilst looking at their files he would ‘clean’ or work on himself using ho’oponopono and as he did so the patient would start to heal. After a few...

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Awakening Feminine Essence: Saturday 11 January

Awakening Feminine Essence: Saturday 11 January

A workshop for women Unleash your wild woman Release ecstatic breathing Refresh body, mind & spirit Celebrate your divine essence “There is not a day that goes by, that I am not informed by the consciousness, that way of seeing and being that you initiated me into. I walk the planet and feel with more, more eyes, more consciousness.” – Lor Fjerkenstad Holistically empower each woman In the full expression of her diving feminine Using an integrated body-based approach With the guidance and support of the...

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Open Yoga Classes: 18-19 January (Sat-Sun)

Open Yoga Classes: 18-19 January (Sat-Sun)

The Kawai Purapura Integrated Yoga Teacher Training Programs are flexible, affordable courses designed for the working person. Your Questions Answered … Come to our Open Classes – 18-19 January, 11:30am-1:30pm both days Experience the teaching methods. Meet the students. Discuss with the tutors. We have chosen specialist teachers and designed the programs to support you in an in-depth and comprehensive exploration of each of the eight limbs of yoga. The 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training provides excellent foundations in human anatomy and...

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A Unique Healing Demonstration: Wednesday 22 January

A Unique Healing Demonstration: Wednesday 22 January

A special evening with Heather and Lou Universal Energy is free energy. In our energy healing presentation we will show you how we utilise this energy and the energy of Gaia and direct the flow into our receiver (the person receiving the energy healing). Yes, we will be selecting a willing participant to be our receiver. So come along with the healing request you desire and you never know you could be our receiver. Keep in mind that the energy that will be present in the room will become highly charged this makes for a wonderful opportunity to...

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Children Massaging Children course: 23-24 January 2014

Children Massaging Children course: 23-24 January 2014

Course for Professional Massage Therapists and Holistic Health Professionals This course has an important role in bringing up a new generation of people who will be able to communicate with their fellow human beings with compassion and understanding. It is also an example of an effective touch programme providing education for peace, empathy and “Right Brain Learning” to balance computer-mania education. After completing a 12-hour course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, a manual and a CD for your teaching. You will...

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Sweat Lodge Ceremony & Workshop: Saturday 25 Jan

Sweat Lodge Ceremony & Workshop: Saturday 25 Jan

“I am a traditional ceremonialist, sundancer, educator and facilitator with over 20 years experience. Most importantly I am a traditional pipe carrier and ceremonialist that has earned these rights through our traditional Lakota, Blackfoot and Ojibwa protocols, and teachings from my Elders and shaman leaders.” – Bonny Spencer Morning Star She Who Touches the Earth Kawai Purapura is honoured to have Bonny agree to hold a workshop and sweat lodge at our facility. The combination of ancient learning and healing that can flow into our...

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Traditional Maori Healing nights at Kawai Purapura: Jan-Feb 2014

Traditional Maori Healing nights at Kawai Purapura: Jan-Feb 2014

with Atarangi, Bill and other healers Three consecutive Thursdays – 30 January 2014, 6 February, 13 February – starting at 6pm. These healing nights are open for anyone. Come along and experience the Maori healing in action. Get some bodywork done, work alongside the healers or just watch. These sessions are for anyone who wants change, movement and openings within the heart, who carries old emotional blocks, cannot or does not want to move forward, has sustained any kind of injury that is still held in the cellular memory of the...

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SummerSing: Jan 31-Feb 2 (Fri-Sun)

SummerSing: Jan 31-Feb 2 (Fri-Sun)

With Su Hart (UK), Jimi Dale (Auckland), Max Maxwell (Auckland) We are looking forward to welcoming you to a wonderful and enriching weekend of SINGING, DRUMMING, DANCING AND MUSIC. We have an outstanding leadership team who will draw from traditions as wide and varied as Baka African rainforest singing, West African drumming & dance and Taize singing. A feast embracing rhythm, playfulness, enchantment, contemplation and high energy! Su Hart is a British singer and choir leader with a 20 year musical friendship with a group of Baka...

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Time As Art: Wednesday 5 February

Time As Art: Wednesday 5 February

TIME AS ART – the mechanics and mystique of the Mayan Calendar Come and experience the Mayan Calendar, not just hear rhetoric from those that have not followed it. We shall explore where you fit in this divine design and discuss what it truly is, and what it is measuring. What is Time? – is a quest-i-on you may like to ask yourself, and be open for the infinite possibilities of diving deeper into having this question reveal itself. Vasumi has tracked the Mayan Dreamspell for the past 18 years daily, and has ‘decoded’...

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Kailash Kokopelli workshops: 8-9 February (Sat-Sun)

Kailash Kokopelli workshops: 8-9 February (Sat-Sun)

“Feathers in each others Wings” Inspiring Workshops by Kailash Kokopelli, international multi-instrumentalist and spiritual guide – a huge PLUS for New Zealand to experience this wonderful event. SOUND ALCHEMY & SACRED WORLD MUSIC An invitation to celebrate the light of Life through empowering song & dance, a journey to the inner source guided on healing soundscapes, heartsongs and simple yet essential teachings of the sacred laws and basic principles. Medicine alchemist and multi-instrumentalist Kailash features many...

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Popping & Animation Dance Workshop: Thursday 13 Feb

Popping & Animation Dance Workshop: Thursday 13 Feb

with Uncle Philbert from the Animated CountrysiderZ Learn & get funky with the unique Dance Styles of Popping, Animation, Robot, Water Waving, Gliding, Strutting and Egyptian Tuts with in this one off workshop. Popping is the dance of ‘pulsing’ your muscles to the beat of the music to create a funky robotic illusion effect. It involves funk, illusion, body control, mime, imagination, creativity and musicality and has inspired stars such as Michael Jackson. Venue: Kawai Purapura, Whare Kahikatea studio, 14 Mills Lane, Albany, North...

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Voices of Sacred Earth Eco-Festival: 21-23 Feb 2014

Voices of Sacred Earth Eco-Festival: 21-23 Feb 2014

Over 100 Workshops and Seminars From practical to inspiring, from eco to theatre – all in one place, all in one weekend … Over 50 Presenters and Musicians Wisdom Keepers, International Music Stars, and Kiwi Excellence – all on display from Friday to Sunday 10 Main Venues, including Teepees to Bedouin Tents Eat, Play, Walk, Dance, Swim, Talk, Learn, Enjoy – from Friday night 21 Feb to Sunday afternoon 23 Feb The Eco-Weekend . Over 100 workshops and seminars! Featuring 90-minute immersions into eco in all its...

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I Wish U Heaven: Friday 21 Feb 2014

I Wish U Heaven: Friday 21 Feb 2014

THE SACRED SONGS OF PRINCE ROGERS NELSON with Georgia Wood, Ona Truelove, Craig Denham and Alex Griffith. A journey into the music of the poet, philosopher, humanist and shaman. His music blurs the distinctions of black and white, male and female, humility and pride, sacred and profane and asks “What is the Question of U?” Georgia Wood is a singer, actor and vocal specialist. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Auckland and is a graduate of Toi Whakaari: The New Zealand Drama School. Georgia’s experience of song and...

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It’s a Food Festival Too! 22-23 Feb (Sat-Sun)

It’s a Food Festival Too! 22-23 Feb (Sat-Sun)

With over 100 workshops and seminars, plus activities for everyone – from eco-warriors to the kid zone – keeping the brain and body well nourished is essential. Voices of Sacred Earth Eco-Festival has the situation covered. Indigenous Foods (wrapped in ancient wisdom) Organic Foods (enlightening to tantalise your soul) Vegetarian & Vegan Options (delicious wholefoods) Superfoods and Powerfoods – AND Smoothies The range of food on offer from our Eco-Festival restaurant and cafes will delight, as it presents...

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Eco-Festival 2014 Free Presentations: 22-23 Feb (Sat-Sun)

The expansion of Voices of Sacred Earth Eco-Festival now includes additional presentation areas, especially one with an emphasis on Lifestyle choices and Eco-sustainability. New presenters for this year include: Will Tuttle Live in Australia & New Zealand Dr Will Tuttle reveals crucial and empowering information that has been, until now, almost completely concealed. His best-selling book, The World Peace Diet, has been heralded as the harbinger of a new world where peace, freedom, wellness, and harmony are actually possible, and in it, he...

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Sacred Earth Water Journey: Sunday 23 Feb

Caroline Robinson’s unique combination of land art, sculpture and storytelling has contributed to some of the largest urban development and infrastructure projects in Auckland, helping to bring stories from the land, waters and local people, into the heart of these complex construction processes. Caroline will introduce us to Luna, the 8m high stone tower standing in the Oteha Valley, across the Kaipatiki River from Kawai Purapura. This public artwork, created to nourish a ‘union of heaven, earth, heart’ was commissioned by...

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Art of Movement Dance workshop: Monday 24 Feb

Art of Movement Dance workshop: Monday 24 Feb

with James Painting from Pineapple dance studio in London. Learn to master movement through rhythm, isolation, body control, body awareness and unique movement patterns to Music. James’s aim is to empower people to be more in the moment where the magic of dance occurs. To help people tap into their potential inside and open up a sacred space in which one feels comfortable to simply be as creative as they choose to be. The workshop is designed to help people master their bodies in whatever form of movement that deeply resonates with...

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Harmony Circle: Monday 24 February

Harmony Circle: Monday 24 February

THIS IS A FREE EVENT Oxytocin allows women to Be more, Create more and Collaborate more, with clarity and grace. It shifts your body from the “fight, flight, or freeze” mode to a state of taking action with ease. Harmony Circles allow women to connect and bond in a whole new way, based on awareness of our natural production of the oxytocin hormone. Oxytocin is the prosperity hormone for women. Christchurch artist Kate Spencer explains: “When we as women collaborate harmoniously, we become the catalyst for a great shift within...

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Popping & Animation Dance Workshop: Thursday 27 Feb

Popping & Animation Dance Workshop: Thursday 27 Feb

Learn and experience the unique Dance Style of Popping with James Painting from Pineapple dance studio in London. Popping is the dance of ‘tensing’ your muscles to the beat of the music to create a funky robotic effect. It involves funk, illusion, mime, imagination, creativity, body control and musicality and has inspired stars such as Michael Jackson. The aim of the workshops is to empower people to be more in the moment where the magic occurs. To help people tap into their potential inside and open up a sacred space in which...

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Ascension Fitness and Animal Flow workshop: Sunday 2 March

Ascension Fitness and Animal Flow workshop: Sunday 2 March

with functional training and postural alignment expert James Painting from the UK. This one off workshop will help promote fitness on all levels through a functional work out consisting of many body weight exercises, from static postures to dynamic type training. The session will be based on natural movement patterns influenced by many forms of movement based on disciplines like yoga, Pilates, gymnastics and animals too! The idea is to remind the body of its natural design, and help correct alignment issues through the restoration of bio...

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Massage Certificate & Diploma courses: from March 3rd

Massage Certificate & Diploma courses: from March 3rd

Certificate in Relaxation Massage courses Diploma in Therapeutic Massage courses Full-time and Part-time options available. NZQA approved and eligible for loans and allowances. Open Day You are invited to an Open Day at the Wellpark North Shore Campus at Kawai Purapura: Saturday 15th February, 2pm-4pm, 14 Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland. You can meet the tutors, ask all your questions about the programmes, and check the enrolment process. There are also options to Live & Study at the North Shore Campus – the residential...

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Reiki 1 Seminar (Usui Ryoho): 7-8 March (Fri-Sat)

Reiki 1 Seminar (Usui Ryoho): 7-8 March (Fri-Sat)

Enhance your life and well-being with Reiki. Learn how giving yourself Reiki harmonises your being, resulting in more inner peace and a better realisation of your abilities and gifts. Topics covered include: How Reiki works, the 7 chakras, the meaning of holism and the casual nature of dis/ease. How to share Reiki with other people and animals. How to harmonise your food, water, plants, crystals and the other uses of Reiki. Extensive practical time and ongoing support is included. This seminar certifies you as a Reiki Practitioner. Sandra has...

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The Brain Spark Spa: Sunday 16 March

The Brain Spark Spa: Sunday 16 March

A Wiring Warrior Event hosted by Janis E Grummitt Learn cutting-edge science and develop skills that will help you attain and retain peak mental acuity over the age of 40. Your brain is your future. Your brain defines your life, happiness and success. Are you missing out on discovering the most simple and effective ways to make your life better? Make sure you come to this relaxing and practical day. I will share my five personal infallible insights for building a better brain; you will have the chance to talk with others, try out some of...

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Embody You: Sunday 16 March

Embody You: Sunday 16 March

The seeds of growing healthy embodied asana through embodied anatomy, a Body Mind Centering® workshop. With certified teachers of Body Mind Centering® Olive Bieringa and Otto Ramstad Join Olive and Otto for a day of diving deeply into the exploration of embodied anatomy and the developmental movement patterns. Together we will take a holographic exploration of the human body to understand self and increase physical potential through movement and hands on study. We will explore the  heart, lungs and digestive system and related...

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Healing The Sacred Hoop Retreat: 21-23 March (Fri-Sun)

Healing The Sacred Hoop Retreat: 21-23 March (Fri-Sun)

Join Gail Whitlow, Ruben Saufkie, Gil Aguilera and Billie Thunderbird for a weekend of Healing and Remembering. Set in the beautiful grounds of Kawai Purapura, join us for a Women’s Circle and a Men’s Circle, two circles honouring the old ways, celebrating Medicine Wheel Teachings, Prayers and Purification Practices: There will be a Sweat Lodge on the Friday for those who wish to take part. The Hoop represents life – the Completion of the Cycle of Life to death to rebirth. The unbroken hoop is the image of wholesome wellbeing –...

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Mother Earth Weekend: 22-23 March 2014 (Sat-Sun)

Mother Earth Weekend: 22-23 March 2014 (Sat-Sun)

A very special opportunity to spend the weekend with our beautiful Mother Earth & Inner Earth Elder Lahkyah Channelled by Devahnah Ellandria Author and Artist of Live You – The Sacred Geometry Fulcrum Point Program  SAVE THE DATE!COMING TO NEW ZEALAND MARCH 22 & 23, 2014 The Earth sees you, hears you and knows what you want to achieve in this lifetime. She understands the desires of your Higher Heart and what it is you need from her. This is your opportunity to receive her help, guidance and the gifts she longs to give...

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Auckland Spiritual Interest Group: Wednesday 2 April

Auckland Spiritual Interest Group: Wednesday 2 April

Palmistry Jocelyn Alexander, also known as Mareka, has been doing palmistry and tarot readings for almost 30 years. During our meetup, she will make us work in pairs with identifying hand shapes, and reading life lines, islands, dots on our palms. Time permitting, we may even go through the heart line, head line and fate line. Please bring your glasses or a magnifying glass so that you can see the finer details. I would like you to move around and partner up with different people throughout the evening so you can evaluate the different hand...

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Awakening Vajra NZ Tour: Introduction to Buddhism: Thur 3 April

Awakening Vajra NZ Tour: Introduction to Buddhism: Thur 3 April

Tour of H.E. Choden Rinpoche and his Heart Disciple Geshe-Gyalten The guru to many of the world’s gurus, H.E. Choden Rinpoche is regarded as one of the great masters of our day. Take advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the wisdom & compassion of this renowned great yogi, scholar, and teacher. Led by H.E. Choden Rinpoche the evening talk will give an introduction to Tibetan Buddhism and a chance for questions and answers. Date: Thursday 3rd April Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm Venue: Kawai Purapura, 14 Mills...

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Awakening Vajra NZ Tour: Medicine Buddha Initiation: Friday 4 April

Awakening Vajra NZ Tour: Medicine Buddha Initiation: Friday 4 April

Tour of H.E. Choden Rinpoche and his Heart Disciple Geshe-Gyalten The guru to many of the world’s gurus, H.E. Choden Rinpoche is regarded as one of the great masters of our day. Take advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the wisdom & compassion of this renowned great yogi, scholar, and teacher. H.E. Choden Rinpoche will bestow the medicine Buddha initiation. A full explanation of the practice and visualisations that are involved will be transmitted, creating a secret space where the healing can take place....

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Awakening Vajra NZ Tour: Oral Transmission Medicine Buddha Sutra, Mantra & Sadhana: Sat 5th April

Awakening Vajra NZ Tour: Oral Transmission Medicine Buddha Sutra, Mantra & Sadhana: Sat 5th April

Tour of H.E. Choden Rinpoche and his Heart Disciple Geshe-Gyalten The guru to many of the world’s gurus, H.E. Choden Rinpoche is regarded as one of the great masters of our day. Take advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the wisdom & compassion of this renowned great yogi, scholar, and teacher. HE Choden Rinpoche will give Oral transmission of the Sadhana and Mantra. The Medicine Buddha the Sadhana is a visualisation and meditation practice used in conjunction with the mantra which is held to be extremely...

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Awakening Vajra NZ Tour: Medicine Buddha Retreat with Geshe Gyalten: 6-9 April (Sun-Wed)

Awakening Vajra NZ Tour: Medicine Buddha Retreat with Geshe Gyalten: 6-9 April (Sun-Wed)

Tour of H.E. Choden Rinpoche and his Heart Disciple Geshe-Gyalten This retreat will be led by Geshe Gyalten with a very dynamic and enriching style of practical teaching that speaks to where we are right now, today in our lives. The format of the retreat will be a very effective experiential combination of teaching and guided meditation, enabling us to learn about Rinpoche’s teaching and empowerment into tangible, concrete, beneficial action for ourselves and others. The practice of Medicine Buddha, the Supreme Healer is not only a very...

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International Yoga Festival: 11-13 April (Fri-Sun)

The Third International Yoga Festival at Kawai Purapura A festival weekend created for yogis, yoginis and anyone curious about yoga. Friday night to Sunday night, 11-13 April 2014 With over 75 different workshops and seminars to choose from, and over 40 facilitators – spiritual leaders, masters of asana, creators of fun – we offer yoga in all its brilliance, wisdom and intrigue. Discover a love of yoga that is inexhaustible. Immerse yourself in the creative flow of asana and breath. Surround yourself in the fun of a festival, with...

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Homegrown, not-for-profit Yoga Festival: 11-13 April (Fri-Sun)

Homegrown, not-for-profit Yoga Festival: 11-13 April (Fri-Sun)

Now into its third successful year, the Kawai Purapura International Yoga Festival continues to bring local and overseas leaders to its North Shore campus. Set in 19 acres of native bush and yet just 15 minutes from downtown Auckland, the festival is very family-friendy. Being no alcohol, no drugs and smoke-free makes the festival unique in its attraction and purpose. This year, we are delighted to be hosting Swami Atmamuktananda, much loved teacher from Satyananda Yoga in Australia, Mark Whitwell, international teacher of the Heart of Yoga,...

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A Food Feast Too @ Yoga Festival 12-13 April

A Food Feast Too @ Yoga Festival 12-13 April

With over 50 workshops and seminars, plus activities for everyone – from yoga practice to meditation to the kid zone – keeping the brain and body well nourished is essential. The 2014 International Yoga Festival has plenty to tempt your taste buds. Indigenous Foods (wrapped in ancient wisdom) Organic Foods (enlightening to tantalise your soul) Vegetarian & Vegan Options (delicious wholefoods) Superfoods and Powerfoods – AND Smoothies The range of food on offer from our Festival restaurant and cafes will...

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Isotopes at Yoga Festival: Saturday 12 April

Isotopes at Yoga Festival: Saturday 12 April

All is one! Three sacred forms harmonised: sound, movement, spoken word – forming “Isotopes” (Zane Lazos, traditional and invented acoustic instruments; Siri Embla, movement/kinetic-sculpture; Gus Simonovic, poetry) “Isotopes” welcome you on a zen-like journey into the meta-universe where air is filled with a virtuoso magic of Zane’s middle-eastern sounds – forming a soundscape that gives space for the velvety words of poetry by Gus, to linger … while Siri´s kinetic-sculpture brings you to the pure presence –...

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SAMA workshop: Sacred Movements and Dance: Sat 12 April

SAMA workshop: Sacred Movements and Dance: Sat 12 April

This practice blends the spiritual arts of Qi Gong, Tibetan breath meditation, yoga, pilates and chakra toning, with free form dance and live music with a strong African flavor Sama’s musicians use intricate and spacious instrumentals, waiata, kirtan and toning to create an experiential and experimental journey through the elements that celebrates our unique expression as human beings in these New times and our ultimate connection to Source. The Sama represents a mystical journey of spiritual ascent through mind and love. Turning towards the...

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Bana Kuma: April 15 & 16 (Tue-Wed)

Bana Kuma: April 15 & 16 (Tue-Wed)

Transform Your Self, Transform Your Reality - Experience The Core Of All Possibility with Music, Story, Ceremony And Direct Council With Spirit Bana Kuma refers to our power as creators and the process by which our thoughts become reality. The Bana Kuma calls us to expand into our greater selves and to create our own realities. This is a living wisdom engaged through music, story, art and ceremony. The Bana Kuma does not claim to have the answers. Instead it is a means of guiding ourselves. It is not a religion or a belief system from any...

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The Art of Silence (Part 2): 17-21 April (Thur-Mon)

The Art of Silence (Part 2): 17-21 April (Thur-Mon)

The Art of Silence (Part 2) The Art of Silence Course provides optimal conditions for going deep within, quieting our mental chatter, and experiencing deep rest and inner peace. By participating in various course processes specifically designed to take us beyond our usually active “monkey minds”, we experience an extraordinary sense of peace and renewed energy that we carry home with us. The course features:  Rejuvenating yoga & Advanced breathing techniques  Two to three days of guided silence practises  Unique guided...

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Trance Sitar & World Reggae: Friday 18 April

Trance Sitar & World Reggae: Friday 18 April

with Prosad Canadian Sitarist and Multi-Instrumentalist Looping: electric sitar, guitar, didgeridoo, saxophone, vocals and more … Join us for a night of uplifting music & dancing – ALL WELCOME. Date: Friday 18 April Tickets: $15 advance, $20 door. Venue: Kawai Purapura, 14 Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland Contact: bookings@prosad.net for advanced tickets More info:...

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Mother Earth Day: Easter Tuesday April 22

Mother Earth Day: Easter Tuesday April 22

A spiritual celebration of Mother Earth Day Facilitators: Murray Stentiford, Adrienne Grace Programme (on time start 10 .30 am) 10.30 am Sowing the seeds of healing for Mother Earth 11.00 am A blessing “Blessed is the Mother Earth” 11.15 am Break 11.30 am The ocean of life – visible and invisible 11.45 am A blessing “Blessed are the Thanksgivers” 12.00 am Break 12.10 pm Visualisation of the Elements 12.25 pm Creation through art and song 12.45 pm Gratitude sharing 1 pm Finish Date: Easter Tuesday April 22 Times:...

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Nia White Belt Training: Apr 25-May 1 (Fri-Thur)

Nia White Belt Training: Apr 25-May 1 (Fri-Thur)

The Nia White Belt Training is a personal powerful journey of experiential body mind education; a sensation-rich week of self discovery which will change your body, your thoughts, your emotions; how you live, dance and play. Step into Self-Awareness through your body. The Nia White Belt is the first step into the movement, music and magic of a somatic education that inspires, motivates and educates through your body-mind-emotion-spirit. Experience incredible personal growth and fitness in this lifestyle training. During the Intensive 50+ hours...

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Embody You – Organs and Glands Workshop: 26-27 April (Sat-Sun)

Embody You – Organs and Glands Workshop: 26-27 April (Sat-Sun)

Join Olive and Otto for a weekend of kinesthetic awareness through embodied anatomy. Together we will investigate how Body-Mind Centering® can support our asana practice. We will take a holographic exploration of the human body to understand self and increase physical potential through movement and hands on study. We will explore the dimensionality of our organs, the magic of our glands and the sequencing power of our developmental movement. In studying somatics we not only learn about ourselves but come to understand how we learn. Bonnie...

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One in the Field workshop: Sunday 27 April

One in the Field workshop: Sunday 27 April

Using his beautiful music in a natural Surround environment, Jeffree facilitates this One-Day workshop that opens the inner portal for hyper-communication and group alignment consciousness. Jeffree explains: “Dancing the inner pathway through Stillness and Movement meditation arrives at the field of combined intentional healing and the profound centering of the inner self – all in the key of music. “As many of you will be aware, One in the Field is the title I have given to my new CD album. It also succinctly describes the...

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200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training – next weekend mode begins May 3rd

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training – next weekend mode begins May 3rd

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. The 500-Hour refines and expands your expertise and proficiency in teaching and deepens your personal practice. All course modes are held at Kawai Purapura, Albany, North Shore, just 20 minutes from Auckland CBD and 40...

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Living Love Kundalini Yoga & Sacred Voice Naad Yoga: 3-4 May (Sat-Sun)

Living Love Kundalini Yoga & Sacred Voice Naad Yoga: 3-4 May (Sat-Sun)

Dangerously good for you! Fun & Loving Life-Changing Event to Rock Your World! Transformational Self -Healing Techniques – Organ-Meridian Training – Sound Healing – High Energy Chant Experience – Yoga Therapy Training – Dynamic Group Healing. Release old limiting beliefs & emotions which no longer serve you. Journey to Unite with your Divine Self! Dates: 3rd & 4th May 9:45 – 17:30, Venue: Shanti Yoga Studio, Kawai Purapura, 14 Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland Book NOW Email:...

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Mark Whitwell Advanced Yoga for Everyone: 3-4 May (Sat-Sun)

Mark Whitwell Advanced Yoga for Everyone: 3-4 May (Sat-Sun)

This is a rare opportunity to experience Mark’s teachings for the short time he is in New Zealand. Come and explore the five principles of advanced personal practice. With Mark’s skilful and heartfelt guidance you will experience: Empowering your Yoga, your life: The Five Principles of Krishnamacharya Dive into asana, pranayama and meditation as a seamless process. Advancing Your Yoga Practise Experience the nurturing principle as a constant in your life from now on. Hatha and Hrid are 2 vital Sanskrit words from the Great Tradition....

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HypnoBirthing, the Mongan Method: 6-9 May (Tue-Fri)

HypnoBirthing, the Mongan Method: 6-9 May (Tue-Fri)

The Wave of the Future in Birthing Education Offering the Most Comprehensive Educational Programs for Birthing and Beyond Join the international network of HypnoBirthing® childbirth professionals, who are finding it professionally exciting and rewarding to work with the most remarkable technique to appear on the birthing scene in several decades. Enjoy the rewards that come from teaching relaxation, visualization, fear release, and guided imagery to assist pregnant couples in achieving a gentle, normal, safer, and more comfortable birthing...

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Something BIG: Tuesday 6 May

Something BIG: Tuesday 6 May

.. open your heart and have a giggle 6.30-8.00pm: Dru Yoga with Becca | 021 085 14741 8.00-9.00pm: Laughter Yoga with G-Love | 021 318 682 9.00-9.30pm: Songs & Kirtan Date: Tuesday 6 May Venue: Whare Kahikatea, Kawai Purapura, Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland Suitable for all Yoga mats and blankets available Cost: Koha...

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Children Massaging Children: Saturday 10 May

Children Massaging Children: Saturday 10 May

Children Massaging Children Programme: Short Professional Development Course This workshop is for people who work directly with children. It will give them tools and skills expanding their professional portfolio with methods to teach children empathy. Schools and ELC teachers Early Childhood Centres Holiday Programme Providers Home-Based Care Centers owners Events for Children providers Award winning & scientifically proven programme … resulting in children becoming calmer, happier and friendlier towards each other. When: 10 May...

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Cancer, Healing & Wellbeing: May 16-23 (Fri-Fri)

Cancer, Healing & Wellbeing: May 16-23 (Fri-Fri)

8 Day Residential Program with Drs Ruth and Ian Gawler Accessing the heart and science of Lifestyle Medicine - Offering genuine hope for all those affected by cancer. With cancer comes many challenges. The obvious health issues, the potential life changes, treatment regimes, adapting to a new way of living, maybe even a new way of being. There is hope. What you do, along with those around you can make a huge difference; maybe even the difference between life and death. Ian Gawler overcame a particularly difficult cancer that began in 1975....

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Reiki First Degree Seminar: 23-24 May (Fri-Sat)

Reiki First Degree Seminar: 23-24 May (Fri-Sat)

with Sandra Daubney BA(Psych) Reiki Master-Teacher (1990) Reiki enhances your natural healing ability, harmony and well-being. Topics covered include how to treat yourself and others, the nature of dis/ease, how Reiki works on the casual level and the 7 chakras. The other uses of Reiki (on animals, plants, food etc) and how Reiki complements all other therapies will also be covered. Extensive practical time is included. Seminar Times: Friday 23rd May 6.30-9pm and Saturday 24th May 9.30-5pm   Cost: $225 with an Early Bird Special of $199...

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Radical Forgiveness Ceremony: Monday 26 May

Radical Forgiveness Ceremony: Monday 26 May

facilitated by Helen Barnes You are invited to come along to this powerful sacred healing ceremony to heal not only your own pain and wounding, but to help heal the collective consciousness of humanity of all the pain and suffering of lifetimes and generations of carrying fear consciousness in the very cells of our beings. It is time now to be our true essence, LOVE. Yet to be love we need to let go of all our collective manifestations of fear consciousness such as our feelings of shame, guilt, anger, resentment, abuse, neglect, hatred,...

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Oncology Massage Module One: 27-29 May (Tue-Thur)

Oncology Massage Module One: 27-29 May (Tue-Thur)

Three day training programs for Massage and Bowen therapists Oncology Massage Module is a competency based, certificate qualification (CPE points are awarded by Massage New Zealand) for qualified Massage and Bowen therapists who are working with people with cancer and other complex health issues in their private practice. On completion, and the with appropriate qualifications, you will be eligible for Module II. Module II graduates can then join our International Therapist Listing, S4OM and advertise as an Oncology Massage Therapist in...

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Raw Juice Feast and Detox Retreat: Monthly

Raw Juice Feast and Detox Retreat: Monthly

Experience a unique program to enliven your Body, Mind and Spirit through the Power of Raw Juices and Detoxification. Learn simple techniques specifically designed to reconnect you with your body and the natural world. Melt away the stresses of everyday life in a relaxing five day experience and allow yourself to be guided gently along the path to wellness and wellbeing. Take tips home and enhance your wellbeing every day of your life. First week of each month: June 2-6 ::  July 7-11 ::  Aug 4-8 ::  Sept 1-5 ::  Oct 6-10 ::  Nov 3-7 ::...

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Peace In Peace Out Fundraiser: Saturday 7 June

Peace In Peace Out Fundraiser: Saturday 7 June

A Fundraiser to support the work of our yoga educators in New Zealand prisons. Share a 20 minute Om chanting for solidarity with all our brothers and sisters, stories of transformation and more music and chant.   To be involved please contact Emma Bickley soulsounds.nz@gmail.com Date: June 7, 2014, 1:00pm–3:00pm Venue: Whare Kahikatea, Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre, 14 Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland  Contact Email: soulsounds.nz@gmail.com Contact Phone: 09 473...

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SingFest weekend: June 27-29 (Fri-Sun)

SingFest weekend: June 27-29 (Fri-Sun)

This is a singing workshop for everyone with a larynx. A weekend of funky originals, Sasa dance thinking person’s pop/rock, Maori and Samoan musical delicacies, and cherry picked world music bon bons, used as a portal into a world where open ears and a goodly collective pulse take us to a place where the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. There will be special activities and surprises on the Saturday night, and also the chance to enjoy some of the other beautiful singing spaces at the retreat. Stephen Taberner is a singer,...

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