Sagrada Wellness Yoga, Live Music and Ritual Retreat with Kim Wolff & Tony Khalife
Jun
9
to Jun 11

Sagrada Wellness Yoga, Live Music and Ritual Retreat with Kim Wolff & Tony Khalife

Kim Wolff and Tony Khalife have been partners in facilitating retreats for nearly a decade. They bring to Sagrada a truly holistic, spiritual integration of yoga, music and ritual. The weekend begins with the “Setting Of Intention” and inviting “Clarity Of Vision” into the practice. As the weekend unfolds, you are guided to move joyfully and powerfully towards realizing these resolutions and expansions of Self through yoga, meditation, sound resonance and sacred ceremony. You will return home feeling clear, vibrant, centered and rejuvenated on all levels; physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.

We invite you to join us for an experience designed to:

  • Tap into your innate ability to manifest your deepest dreams and desires

  • Gain clarity on life purpose + tools to help move you towards it

  • Dissolve limiting beliefs that hold you back from being your best Self

  • Rediscover the joy & liberation of feeling free & comfortable in your body

  • Drop into mental stillness and connection to source energy

  • Relax and reconnect with the beauty of the natural world

  • Nourish body and soul with fresh, seasonal, local cuisine

  • Connect with like minds and make new friends

  • Get out of your comfort zone- without challenge, there is no change

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Ojai DREAM BIG Yoga Retreat with Alex Dawson
Jan
27
to Jan 29

Ojai DREAM BIG Yoga Retreat with Alex Dawson

Our winter retreat is a cozy getaway in the Ojai Valley and it is one of reunion.  This retreat has become a tradition for many to gather, reset, and savor a moment away.

Join us for a weekend getaway where you can truly step away from it all!  Detox and de-stress your whole being and immerse yourself into an experience of yoga bliss.   Rekindle your inner fire in your yoga practice and steady a deeper balance with meditation.  We will have live music by world renowned musician and Vedic scholar, Tony Khalife to enhance the practice.  Feed your soul with healthy, organic meals inspired by the Clean Program.  In the afternoon, you can hike the Ojai valley, swim in a salt water pool, lounge in a jaccuzzi, get a massage, or just chill. 

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SAGRADA Wellness Yoga, Live Music and Ritual Retreat with Kim Wolff & Tony Khalife
Jan
1
to Jan 3

SAGRADA Wellness Yoga, Live Music and Ritual Retreat with Kim Wolff & Tony Khalife

Kim Wolff and Tony Khalife have been partners in facilitating retreats for nearly a decade. They bring to Sagrada a truly holistic, spiritual integration of yoga, music and ritual. The weekend begins with the “Setting Of Intention” and inviting “Clarity Of Vision” into the practice. As the weekend unfolds, you are guided to move joyfully and powerfully towards realizing these resolutions and expansions of Self through yoga, meditation, sound resonance and sacred ceremony. You will return home feeling clear, vibrant, centered and rejuvenated on all levels; physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.

We invite you to join us for an experience designed to:

  • Tap into your innate ability to manifest your deepest dreams and desires

  • Gain clarity on life purpose + tools to help move you towards it

  • Dissolve limiting beliefs that hold you back from being your best Self

  • Rediscover the joy & liberation of feeling free & comfortable in your body

  • Drop into mental stillness and connection to source energy

  • Relax and reconnect with the beauty of the natural world

  • Nourish body and soul with fresh, seasonal, local cuisine

  • Connect with like minds and make new friends

  • Get out of your comfort zone- without challenge, there is no change

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Victoria Taylor Benefit at the Deer Lodge
Dec
21
6:00pm 6:00pm

Victoria Taylor Benefit at the Deer Lodge

Victoria is a dear friend of mine for almost a decade and I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to be able to bring my music to help in her recovery!! Read below:

In March 2014, after two exhaustive years of searching for an answer, it was a relief to finally come to a conclusion about what was wrong with me – I was diagnosed with Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS). The illness has taken its toll on me and my body. On any given morning I might wake up and be unable to walk, see, speak, or use my arms and hands. Some days I experience double vision, exhaustion and numbness. Some days it’s a real deep, indefinable kind of weakness.I’ve been in and out of the hospital, which has left me unable to work at times.

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Winter Solstice Celebration
Dec
18
4:00pm 4:00pm

Winter Solstice Celebration

Save the date! Join us for this annual tradition with the community of Ojai, featuring live music from Tony Khalife. We will celebrate the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year, with music, beauty, ceremony, and light!

For this special event, our main gathering space, the Council House, is transformed into a festive, sacred, and vibrant community hall. In the center is our spiral of lights, through which you are welcome to walk with intention, offerings, or prayers. When you're finished, head over to the kitchen for a big community potluck dinner. Stay warm by the fire in our deep kiva or sit outside under the stars. Boogie down in the Council House to live tunes from Tony Khalife to end your night in celebration!

Schedule

4:00pm Community Food Blessing at the Program Kitchen
Join us in a blessing of our community dinner, TOF style. Join us in circle and in song, in honoring our ancestors and in gratitude.

4:30pm Fire and Sunset Ceremony on our Sunset Terrace
We'll gather together to honor the sun as it sets on the shortest day of the year and spark a flame as we transition into darkness.

5pm Spiral of Lights
Join us in a celebratory procession with the ceremonial flame to the Council House, where each person will have an opportunity to walk through the spiral of lights. Head over to the program kitchen for a potluck soup supper after that! 

6-9pm Live Music with Tony Khalife
We'll clear the floor so you can get your groove on in the Council House. During this time you're also welcome to hang out in our Deep Kiva or simply walk the grounds.

 

Offerings, Contributions, and Donations

This event is put together by the community of The Ojai Foundation, its staff, and its volunteers. We sincerely appreciate your humble donations and we simply hope to "break even" for the hours and hours of work this beautiful event entails. Offerings for this event are based on a sliding scale fee of $10-$100/per person. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

We bring the soup, you bring the desserts! Finger foods encouraged (less dishes!).

If you would like to contribute a pot of soup for this event OR if you would like to volunteer your time, please contact Katie at volunteer@ojaifoundation.org or at 805-646-8343, ext. 136.

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Dance of Oneness® workshop with musician Tony Khalife and guests
Dec
11
2:00pm 2:00pm

Dance of Oneness® workshop with musician Tony Khalife and guests

Let go and be danced from your deepest essence, VIVIFY and become more magnetic. Invigorate yourself with a fusion of rigorous yet organic dance technique with embodied spirituality set to hypnotic live music. Feel your radiant presence in the Here and Now with movements, luscious and devotional that ground you and bring you in touch with your center – peaceful, passionate, vibrant, wild, feline, abandoned, and in community with others. Dress: comfortable clothes you feel beautiful / soft-soled dance shoes or socks

$30 in advance and $40 at the door (cash only please)
$80 for all three fall Dance of Oneness® sessions: October, November & December

Info: (310) 499-7100 or Email

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Dance of Oneness®: Radiant Balance | Workshop at Esalen, CA
Nov
6
to Nov 11

Dance of Oneness®: Radiant Balance | Workshop at Esalen, CA

5-day workshop with Tony Khalife

 

Register online!
Email

Overwhelmed, stressed out, tired and struggling? Do you want to make a shift into a dynamic, joyous and energetic way of being that lasts?

Explore the balance between physicality and Spirit, your feminine and masculine energies, being and doing. Center yourself with empowering movement that connects you to the core of your being and allows you to soften and open to the wisdom of your heart and inner guidance. Through an introduction to Experiential Anatomy, Physiology and Meridian theory including vital acupressure points, become more familiar with the miracle that you are and integrate your mind and body in a sacred union.

Join Tony and myself in a weaving of dance, live music, whirling, yoga, taiji, free-style movement, meditation, chanting, the poetry of Rumi, wisdom teachings from the East & West, a sharing circle and lots of laughter.

In this ALL NEW workshop, you will learn invaluable practical every day tools to passionately live your full potential, accessing peace & joy in any circumstance as you get into physical, emotional and mental vitality and understand how your body works from the inside!

Open to all who feel called.
Workshop includes a performance and ecstatic dance celebration.

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10th Annual Ojai Yoga Retreat with Alex Dawson
Aug
12
to Aug 14

10th Annual Ojai Yoga Retreat with Alex Dawson

Join us for a weekend getaway where you can truly step away from it all!  Detox and de-stress your whole being and immerse yourself into an experience of yoga bliss.   Rekindle your inner fire in your yoga practice and steady a deeper balance with meditation.  We will have live music by world renowned musician and Vedic scholar, Tony Khalife to enhance the practice.  Feed your soul with healthy, organic meals inspired by the Clean Program.  In the afternoon, you can hike the Ojai valley, swim in a salt water pool, lounge in a jacuzzi, get a massage, or just chill. 

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Yoga and the Healing Sciences
May
15
6:30pm 6:30pm

Yoga and the Healing Sciences

The Yoga and the Healing Sciences (YHSX) Program at Loyola Marymount University begins on March 19th. Now in its 7th year, this Spring marks one the best faculties that we have been able to put together in one program and we are fortunate and deeply honored to have several of the world’s top master Yoga teachers sharing with us in this one-of-a-kind teacher training.

Collectively, our faculty has over 500 years of experience of Yoga practice, teaching, & training and the program will be the only TT you will find that is hosted at a University and is like being part of a Yoga conference every weekend. It is very comprehensive and covers a variety of Yoga-related subjects -- and several people take the YHSX course each year who are already teachers looking to broaden their education. Whether you are already a teacher, have a desire to teach, or simply want to deepen your practice, please check out our YHSX program @ LMU. It is a very rare and special opportunity to immerse yourself in the yogic lifestyle with so much community support and our goal is to provide you with the chance to transform and enhance your life using Yoga as the catalyst.

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Yoga, Live Music and Ritual Retreat with Kim Wolff and Tony Khalife
May
6
to May 8

Yoga, Live Music and Ritual Retreat with Kim Wolff and Tony Khalife

In Santa Margarita, San Luis Obispo County, Central Coast California   

May 6 -8

July 15 - 17

Kim Wolff and Tony Khalife have been partners in facilitating retreats for nearly a decade. They bring to Sagrada a truly holistic, spiritual integration of yoga, music and ritual. The weekend begins with the “Setting Of Intention” and inviting “Clarity Of Vision” into the practice. As the weekend unfolds, you are guided to move joyfully and powerfully towards realizing these resolutions and expansions of Self through yoga, meditation, sound resonance and sacred ceremony. You will return home feeling clear, vibrant, centered and rejuvenated on all levels; physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.

We invite you to join us for an experience designed to:

  • Tap into your innate ability to manifest your deepest dreams and desires

  • Gain clarity on life purpose + tools to help move you towards it

  • Dissolve limiting beliefs that hold you back from being your best Self

  • Rediscover the joy & liberation of feeling free & comfortable in your body

  • Drop into mental stillness and connection to source energy

  • Relax and reconnect with the beauty of the natural world

  • Nourish body and soul with fresh, seasonal, local cuisine

  • Connect with like minds and make new friends

  • Get out of your comfort zone- without challenge, there is no change

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Dance of Oneness®: Radiant Core | Workshop in Los Angeles
May
1
11:00am11:00am

Dance of Oneness®: Radiant Core | Workshop in Los Angeles

3-hour workshop with musician Tony Khalife and guests
Franklin Canyon Park Auditorium

Experience Banafsheh’s transformational teaching in a fusion of passionate yet peaceful dance to embody Spirit set to Tony’s uplifting hypnotic music.

Immerse yourself in a fusion of rigorous yet organic dance technique inspired by Middle Eastern and World grooves. Feel your radiant presence in the Here and Now with movement, luscious and devotional that brings you in touch with your center – peaceful, vibrant, flexible, open, free, and in community with others.

Open to all who feel called. Please wear comfortable clothes you feel beautiful in and bring a yoga mat, cushion to sit on and soft-soled dance shoes or socks.

$45 in advance | $50 at the door (cash only please)

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Yoga Den Health Spa
Apr
23
9:30am 9:30am

Yoga Den Health Spa

With Leeza Villagomez & Tony Khalife

Yoga class with live music 9:30 - 11am. Come enjoy a great all level gentle flow yoga class with Leeza and Tony playing live music.

Chant Camp 1 - 4pm. Learn the traditional aspects of kirtan and how to apply western harmonies and become proficient in leading devotional chants.

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Mars Retrograde Astrology & Puja
Apr
19
7:00pm 7:00pm

Mars Retrograde Astrology & Puja

Find Your Inner Drumbeat
Astrology & Puja
Arielle Guttman (astrologer) and Tony Khalife (musician, pujari)
Tuesday April 19, 2016 - 7 pm to 9 pm
Private Estate in Ojai (name and location will be given upon registration)
Suggested donation $25
Contact information: tonykhalife@yahoo.com, www.sophiavenus.com.

 Mars, the warrior planet of action and energy, is retrograde from April 17 to June 30, 2016. Think of this as the Mars renewal cycle, which happens every two years. In this period Mars will hover over the first one-third of the sign Sagittarius and the last two-thirds of the sign Scorpio, a unique part of the zodiac that houses the archetype of the serpent-bearing healer Ophiuchus. Arielle will discuss the mythological imagery of this sign as well as the astrological implications of how it affects us all. How we will access and use this powerful Martian energy involves an inward journey of courage and strength.

During this program, Tony will be setting the tone for the Mars retrograde cycle through Vedic Mantra offerings rhythmic drumming. Audience members are invited to move to the rhythms. Mars is an archetype of movement and action. Let's embody the the impulses received during this special evening of discussion, music, movement, meditation and ceremony.

 

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Touching The Invisible Workshop Monterey
Apr
9
4:00pm 4:00pm

Touching The Invisible Workshop Monterey

A singing workshop to help cultivate a soulful and deeper connection with the voice through the sacred traditions of India and the Middle-East.

Music has always been a direct connection to the most elevated feelings, when you sing you become the instrument, the hollow flute on the lips of the divine. Learn proper breath management and control, vocal and phrasing agility, Eastern inflections and scales, Sacred syllables and Sargam. The workshop will be followed by an evening of ecstatic singing and Dancing with Tony Khalife.

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Dance of Oneness®: Release & Renew | Workshop in LA
Mar
13
11:00am11:00am

Dance of Oneness®: Release & Renew | Workshop in LA

  • Franklin Franklin Canyon Park Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

3-hour workshop with Banafsheh, musician Tony Khalife and guests
Please see directions and parking restrictions below!
Find a helpful map here: http://bit.ly/1QquKSa

Register online above
Info: (310) 499-7100 or Email

With the world around us changing at an ultra-rapid, frenzied pace, we are beckoned to find stillness, let go of old patterns, really see, trust, and serve with courage if we want to survive. Explore dance as a conscious vehicle to let go of patterns that no longer serve you so you can make room for the new this Spring season.

Immerse yourself in a fusion of rigorous yet organic dance technique with embodied spirituality set to magical Middle Eastern and World music grooves. Through a yin-yang synthesis of passionate, exuberant and explosive movement with serene, peaceful and grounded embodiment, we release the unwanted and surrender to our being’s magnificent potential.

Open to all who feel called. Please wear comfortable clothes you feel beautiful in and bring a yoga mat, cushion to sit on and soft-soled dance shoes or socks.

$45 in advance | $50 at the door (cash only please)

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10th Annual Ojai Yoga Retreat With Alex Dawson
Jan
29
to Jan 31

10th Annual Ojai Yoga Retreat With Alex Dawson

Join us for a weekend getaway where you can truly step away from it all!  Detox and de-stress your whole being and immerse yourself into an experience of yoga bliss.   Rekindle your inner fire in your yoga practice and steady a deeper balance with meditation.  We will have live music by world renowned musician and Vedic scholar, Tony Khalife to enhance the practice.  Feed your soul with healthy, organic meals created by our private chef, Maggie Stebar who will create seriously, the most delicious plant-based vegetarian food imagineable.  In the afternoon, you can hike the Ojai valley, swim in a salt water pool, lounge in a jacuzzi, get a massage, or just chill. 

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Solstice Celebration with Kim Wolff, Misty Kobeissy & Tony Khalife
Dec
19
7:00pm 7:00pm

Solstice Celebration with Kim Wolff, Misty Kobeissy & Tony Khalife

The aim of this event is to unify time and space with intention, creating a sacred environment in which lasting transformation and conscious evolution can occur. On this night, Kim Wolff and Vedic scholar + master musician, Tony Khalife, will perform a Gayatri Puja- an ancient and transcendent ritual in which we joyously and fully utilize all of our senses to support and empower the shift from fall to winter, outward orientation to inward focus.

Following the Puja, we will partake in a celebratory farm-to-table feast prepared by Chef Misty Kobiessi, Co-Founder of Open Sesame Café. The evening will culminate in a fireside meditation.

Our event will be held at a gorgeous private residence in Long Beach near the campus of CSULB and close to the 405, 605 and 22 freeways. Address, directions and details will be provided upon registration.
THERE'S ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT!
We hope you'll join us for this extraordinary event. Tickets are $45.  

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Love's Magic
Dec
11
7:00pm 7:00pm

Love's Magic

A mirthful evening of poetry and mischief featuring akka b. & Tony Khalife at the Jes MaHarry Flagship Store Ojai!

Food, drink, games, plus OPEN-MIC. A hearty evening to warm the bones and draw in and out the light, heart emoticon See you there!

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Grounded In Grace Retreat With Kim Wolff & Tony Khalife
Nov
20
to Nov 22

Grounded In Grace Retreat With Kim Wolff & Tony Khalife

Thank you for visiting our retreat homepage. We are thrilled to offer a weekend full of magic and transformation just in time to get grounded before holiday season hits. Our signature Yoga, Live Music & Ritual retreats held at the stunning Sagrada Wellness are co-led by myself and the masterful Tony Khalife who brings the spirit of music to uplift and raise vibration. Also added to the mix are art workshops that foster creativity with acclaimed artist Rick Frausto. It is an experience that will nurture you on all levels of being and inspire a shift in perspective, offering new ways of thinking, being and moving through the world.

We invite you to join us for a retreat designed to:

- Tap into your innate ability to manifest your deepest dreams and desires

- Gain clarity on life purpose + tools to help move you towards it

- Dissolve limiting beliefs that hold you back from being your best Self

- Rediscover the joy & liberation of feeling free & comfortable in your body

- Drop into mental stillness and connection to source energy

- Relax and reconnect with the beauty of the natural world

- Nourish body and soul with fresh, seasonal, local cuisine

- Connect with like minds and make new friends

- Get out of your comfort zone- without challenge, there is no change

Between activities, there will be plenty of time to soak in the hot tub, explore the quaint towns of Santa Margarita, San Luis Obispo and Templeton, visit the breathtaking local beaches, relax in the reflection garden, lounge in a hammock or venture off the ranch for a bit of Central Coast wine tasting at local Paso Robles or Edna Valley Wineries. I hope you’ll join us for this very special weekend of rejuvenation and celebration.

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Dance of Oneness®: Dancing Divine Feminine Wisdom, Esalen, Big Sur
Nov
13
to Nov 15

Dance of Oneness®: Dancing Divine Feminine Wisdom, Esalen, Big Sur

Banafsheh Sayyad, Safron Rossi and Tony Khalife

Register online Info: 831-667-3005


Join Banafsheh, Safron and musician Tony Khalife in a weaving of mythic storytelling, Dance of Oneness®,  live music and reflective writing. Invoke, explore and embody the goddesses Inana, Aphrodite and Sophia.

Gain effective tools for living an inspired life, aligned with the source of vitality. Workshop includes ceremony and ecstatic dance celebration.

http://www.esalen.org/workshop/weekend-november-13-15/dancing-divine-feminine-wisdom

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 Bhakti Workshop With Alex Dawson & Tony Khalife Wanderlust Hollywood
Nov
7
2:00pm 2:00pm

Bhakti Workshop With Alex Dawson & Tony Khalife Wanderlust Hollywood

Open your heart, open your voice... in yoga.
Join us for a heart opening, healing yoga practice where movement meets sound. This workshop will focus on:
* Opening the heart and voice through the use of sound vibration.
* Igniting creativity inside of you.
* Healing and resolving energetic imbalances in the body.
We will teach you “seed mantras” and how to use them in a vinyasa practice. Tony Khalife, Vedic scholar and multi-instrumentalist, will play live music for us during the flow as Alex Dawson guides the practice. Following the vinyasa portion of this workshop, we will lead you in call and response chanting as we finish with a sure to be spirited, Kirtan.
Are you the yogi who loves the physical part of practice or are you someone who loves chanting and would rather be on a bolster? This is where we get in the sandbox together and find our common ground. It is in the heart. It connects us all. The way to get there is in sound and body and a desire to come together. With Bhakti yoga, participation is key. Familiarity with sun salutations recommended.

 $40 Pre-Registration $50 Day Of

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Navaratri Puja & Kirtan Yoga Den Corona
Oct
17
7:00pm 7:00pm

Navaratri Puja & Kirtan Yoga Den Corona

Please join us for the celebration of the “Nine Nights of the Goddess” festival. Tony will lead us with chants, prayers, offerings and music into the vast forest of consciousness to burn our Karmas and create space for divine blessings, prosperity and healing for our souls and our mother earth. Please, bring flowers, your loved ones and your open heart.

$27 adv., $37 day of

http://yogadenhealthspa.com/events-workshops/

 

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Flamenco Arabic Ragas
Apr
5
2:30pm 2:30pm

Flamenco Arabic Ragas

Romantic Flamenco Arabic acoustic guitar Ragas by Casa Barranca’s resident Lebanese musician Tony Khalife.
Relax in our elegant, friendly setting while sipping award-winning organic wines.
Ask about our Special Wine Club and Annual Party

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