Special Events

    Sound of the Ocean Yoga Retreat  

     offered by mother & daughter, Marcia and Crystal Galleher



                    MARCIA                                                   CRYSTAL

Monday - Saturday. February 17th - 22nd, 2020
       Big Island, Hawaii  
        YOGA RETREAT at hOMe Yoga Studio in Kalapana Seaview Estates

 PRICE $770 .  Retreat . Food . Special Happenings . Transportation on-island .   

hOMe Yoga Studio                                                            Seaview lawn, one mile from the studio 



     LODGING is offered in nearby guest cabins and studios. The selection is listed below.
           The retreat begins on Monday afternoon for a gathering, yoga class and dinner.       
         We suggest you arrive on Saturday 2/15 or Sunday 2/16, if possible.
         Settle into your accommodations and explore the neighborhood.
         When departing, consider staying for Sunday, 2/23. Sundays in Puna are FUNday. 
          - Attend
jaRed's Yin Yoga class at Kalani   8:30 am - 10 am    $10
            - Shop at the Maku'u Market.  8 am - 2 pm   (35 minte drive from the studio)
          - Attend Ecstatic Dance at Kalani   10:30 am - 1 pm (or any time in between)  $10
          - Go to Kehena Beach. Hear the traditional Sunday drum circle in the afternoon.
          - See the beautiful scene at the Seaview Lawn later that day.
               Families, drumming, music, frisbee, juggling.

 Space is limited to 12 students. 

     You will receive:
      Yoga classes each day with mother and daughter, Marcia and Crystal Galleher
      The theme is focused on SATYA, the truth of listening within, on and off the mat. Mats are provided.
      Spend the week opening to your inner environment while experiencing the power of Pele's landscape. 
      Practice in
 the tradition of Hatha Yoga philosophy. Asana, pranayama, meditation, and the subtle anatomy. 
      Maintain or start a journal of your experience.
      Share and connect with new friends.
      Allow time for Self-reflection.
      Chanting. Live music.

      Day trips to special water places along the coast of the Pacific Ocean. 
      This includes:
      . the clothing-optional Kehena Beach (1 1/2 miles from the studio),
      . a drive on the beautiful Red Road to Pohoiki (world's newest black sand beach after the lava flow)
               to soak in the warm, healing waters
      . to Mackenzie Park and to the Keiki Ponds.
      . Visit the Kilauea Volcano Natioanl Park
      . Shop at local markets
      . Breathe the cleanest air on the planet.
      . Drink and bathe in filtered rain water.

        . Walk barefoot in the grass. 

      . Watch the waves. Hear the Sound of the Ocean.
         . View spinning dolphins and whale spouts 

 Pacific Coast and Lava        FRESH FRUIT  




      MONDAY  2/17     (full retreat participants only)
       3:00 pm . Retreat Gathering and Yoga Class  
       6 pm Dinner 
      TUESDAY  2/18    
       8:30 am - 10 am Yoga Class 
      11 am Labyrinth Walk and Ceremony 
       Noon Lunch
       Afternoon at Kehena Beach 
       4:00 - 5:30 pm Yoga Class 
       6 pm Dinner
      WEDNESDAY  2/19 
       8:30 am - 10 am Yoga Class .
       Morning excursion to Keiki Ponds and /or Secret Beach 
       Noon Lunch
       1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  Lei making class/Hula at Seaview Pavilion Park 
       4:30 pm into early evening .. 
       Uncle Roberts Market includes coastal walk and Dinner with vendors (purchase your own $6 -$15)
       THURSDAY 2/20
       8:30 am - 10 am Yoga Class
       Morning trip to Kalani Pool and Jacuzzi (pay $15 per person) or Free Time
       Noon Lunch
       Afternoon excursion to Pohoiki
       4:00 - 5:30 pm Yoga Class
       6 pm Dinner 
       FRIDAY 2/21
       8:30 am - 10 am Yoga Class
       All day excursion to Volcano National Park includes lunch at Volcano House Restaurant
       4:30 - 5:30 pm  Yin Yoga Class
       6 pm Dinner
      SATURDAY 2/22
       8:30 am - 10 am Yoga Class
       Free Time on Saturday Morning
       Noon Lunch
       Afternoon excursion to Mackenzie Park/ Malama Ki
       6 pm Dinner
       7:15 Closing Celebration!
              Mantra Jam and Sound Healing Performance with Yana Garden, Michael and John Galleher

    . Hawaiian LEI making class and an introduction to the Hula dance with Sasha.

    . Trip to world famous UNCLE ROBERTS MARKET on Wednesday, late afternoon-evening. (4 miles away)

    . Trip to VOLCANO National Park includes lunch at the restaurant overlooking the crater. (1 1/4 hours drive)

     TRANSPORTATION is available on-island, from and to Hilo Airport, 50 minutes away.
      We prefer you make arrangements with those coming to co-ordinate airline reservations.
      We will provide contact info of those attending once retreat reservations have been made.
      Kona Airport is 2 1/2 hours away.
      If you choose to rent your own car, please let us know.  

     New electric BICYCLES are available for rent to get around the Seaview neighborhood.
      You can walk to the studio or take your bike or be picked up from your lodging unit by car, if necessary. 
      For bike rental contact MaryLove $20/day on an optional daily basis. marylove999@gmail.com 
      She has six bikes to rent.
     FOOD * Catered Lunch and Dinner every day.
                 Vegetarian, Organic, Super Fresh, Hawaiian island food and fresh fish (optional.)
     The food will be influenced by Ayurvedic cooking.  
     Each lodging unit has provided teas, coffee and assorted condiments. 
     Feel free to bring your own snacks and favorite breakfast foods. 
    * One stop from the airport to a grocery store. Purchase personal items for the duration of the retreat.

    * 50% ($385) reserves your place or pay in full ($770)
    . Please make a 50% payment or pay in full before January 15th. 2020.
       If you need to make personal arrangements, let us know.

        Payment reservations through PayPal to 'Family and Friends' to mobiusmagic@gmail.com
     Checks and Money Orders payable to:
    Marcia Galleher
     12-6989 Kamoamoa Street  #4691
     Pahoa, Hawaii  96778
    Refund Policy. Cancellation. Notify us as soon as it is determined.  
   1) Please try to find someone to replace you and have them purchase your retreat and lodging reservation.
   2) Consider donating your reservation to someone who cannot otherwise afford to attend.
   3) Full refund minus 50% before February 1st. Sorry. No refund after February 1st

      * Beginning January 20th, Open for daily Drop-In Registration. 

      ONE CLASS ~ $10 - $15 sliding scale.. Does not include the Special Event / Excursion. No meal. 
       Please pay with cash on the day you attend.
    - It is high season on the Big Island during the winter months.  
      Many of the lodging options, previously offered on this page,
      have been reserved by other yoga retreat participants or by travelers.
 secure your lodging soon with these welcoming hosts. 

   Kimberly's Place   
    Private home. $69/night. If interested, contact Marcia mobiusmagic@gmail.com for photos.
      Queen bed, kitchenette, bathroom, outdoor shower, hot tub and lanai. Quiet. Beautiful forest view.
     Half a mile from Kehena Beach.
   (in the neighborhood next to Seaview called Puna Palisades)
    Drive or use an electric bike. Pick-up transportation available.

   Lahi's Lodging    Eco Cabin
   bigislandecocabin@gmail.com    Contact Lahi directly
   Cottage with loft 
   Sleeps two people
      $50/night for 9 nights or $59 for shorter stays
   (nice walk/bike or drive to studio in Seaview)
    Marcia and Crystal


        During the Lei Making Class. Crystal & Marcia




    Listening to the Sound of the Ocean at Keiki Ponds


    LAVA CORAL   Y - O- G - A

Big Island Yoga Retreat at Kirpal Meditation and Ecological Retreat Center  www.kmechawaii.org
   March 17th ~ 24th, 2016     Pahoa, Hawaii
  in the state of Puna, on the Big Island of Hawaii. 
    Pahoa is a 50 minute drive south of Hilo International Airport


   "Soooo very wonderful..the time shared, the company, the location, the spirit, the jungle, the ocean,
     the food, the entire experience...just spectacular." 
   Judith  2015 Participant from the Ocean of Bliss Yoga Retreat in Mexico (2/2015)

   " I will NEVER forget this experience."
  Bonnie  2015 Participant from the Ocean of Bliss Yoga Retreat in Mexico (2/2015)

    Come join us for this special Yoga Retreat!  
Experience full saturation of personal revitalization, natural abundance and heart-opening renewal in the land of Ohana.  (extended family)
 Practice Yoga in an ideal atmosphere!
 Connect with yourself, others and nature in this unique Hawaiian jungle paradise. 

 Marcia Galleher and her daughter Crystal Galleher, from Bisbee, AZ., now living in Pahoa,
 invite you to attend this 7-night, six-day
Big Island Yoga Retreat. 

 Once a year, go some place you've never been before.  - H. H. Dalai Lama  

 Yoga students of all levels welcome. 
 Immerse yourself in this magical environment on the Spring Equinox and under the Full Moon.
  Kirpal Meditation and Ecological Retreat Center is a short walk to the beautiful Pacific Ocean! 
  ~ Daily morning and afternoon Hatha Yoga classes. 
  ~ Group chanting with the harmonium.
  ~ Live music, art, dance, dream, ceremony.
  ~ Beach activities, swimming, snorkeling. 
~ Walk to the ocean under a thick canopy of mango trees.                      
  ~ Ocean view from the yoga platform. 
  ~  Daily, optional trips to special island attractions.                
  ~  Lodging in comfortable accommodations.
  ~ Delight in the deep satisfaction of our Hawaiian yoga community.
  ~ Internet available.

      YOGA taught by Marcia and Crystal Galleher  
     $750 - $1050 per individual    OR    $1500 - $2000 per couple  
     *  Single Bed  *  Double Bed  *  Shared Accommodations  *  Couples *
     *  Shared Bathroom or Personal Bathroom  *
     Discounted rates available for Kama' aina    'child of the land'
     Daily drop-in rates available                                                                       All photos courtesy of Kirpal Meditation and Ecological Center
                                        Meditation Pavilion                                                                                View from Meditation Pavilion                                              

                                Road to Kirpal Meditation Center                                                                   Ocean View from Yoga Pavilion                                                          

                                      Couples Lodging                                                                                                 Double Bed Lodging  

                                Individual Lodging                                                                                             Yoga

 The retreat takes place at the Kirpal Meditation and Ecological Center
            Price of Retreat includes: Comfortable, natural and peacefully designed accommodations nestled in the jungle for seven nights                       
           ~ Two yoga classes each day.
           ~ Delicious, nutritious, catered brunch and dinner prepared by Chef David Sunshine.
           ~ We provide transportation to and from the Hilo International Airport (50 minutes away). 
           ~ Price does not include airfare or a full breakfast. Retreat Kitchen will be supplied each morning and throughout the day
             with an assortment of fruits, teas and coffee.
     Contact for Registration and Questions: Jessi  jessi.jurek@gmail.com    808-965-7478

     Registration ~  50% deposit by Check or Money Order before or by Friday, January 15th, 2016. Final payment by Monday, February 15th, 2016

     Payable to   MOBIUS
                        RR2 Box 4691
                       12-6989 Kamoamoa Street
                        Pahoa, Hawaii  96778
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                                                                              Photos from our February 2015 Ocean of Bliss Yoga Retreat!

                      at Villas Susana pool overlooking the Pacific Ocean

  *   Tailwind Jungle Lodge PHOTOS and website   *  Click HERE to see a special music video from the 2015
Ocean of Bliss Yoga Retreat

 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ride the wave ~ ~  ~ ~ ~ ~ la ola de la vida ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ paz ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ tranquilo ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

                                                     Photos from
                                                                                 Warm Winter Light Yoga Retreat     
                                               Friday, January 11th - Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 
                                                                                       Sayulita, Mexico   in the state of Nayarit


        OM Yoga Studio           Dave                                                          Gina                                                         Daphne and Sharon
                  Kate                                           Marcia                               John & Jesse               Sharon
                                                          Crystal's Love.Yoga.Dance class

                                                                                                                        Photo taken by Derrick Lundy
   Happy at Villa La Buena Vida!

                            Chef David                                                             Valerie                                                         ' Marcia #2 '