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Yoga & Wellness Retreat at Hawaii’s Most Powerful Vortex: Walk in the Steps

of Ancient Hawaiian Royalty with Melissa Okabe & Kalina Salvador

Los Angeles, CA, March 27, 2018 --( Yes there are hundreds of yoga retreats to choose from...
but how many incorporate the spirituality and transformative power of a sacred Hawaiian vortex? Los
Angeles based Yoga Instructors, Melissa Okabe and Darlene Kalina Salvador, offer a unique Wellness
Retreat Experience to yogis this October 2018 to explore just that.

Hosted in a Balinese style setting, Melissa & Kalina's 2018 Hawaii Retreat's chosen sanctuary's has
indoor and outdoor spaces, set against a serene, beautiful and powerful vortex of Kealakekua Bay.
According to sacred geometry, Kealakekua Bay, where the Retreat Space is located on is one of the
planet's 10 major vortices. The 19.5° latitude point can be seen as the intersection between the light body
of the planet and its physical surface, and has a predisposition for inter-dimensional experiences as it
creates a “portal” or “star gate.” Maybe this is why the Hawaiians referred to this sacred place as “God's

“The WhaleSprit Sanctuary perfectly aligns with the vision we have for holding our 2018 Yoga and
Wellness Retreat. It's important as teachers to hold space for our students where they are free to explore
and deepen their practice. The magnificent energy of the Sanctuary and the Aloha Spirit of the Hawaiian
Island is the perfect place to offer our students the powerful tools of yoga to help them find stillness,
reflection, healing, and transformation.” (-Kalina Salvador, Co-Host, Yoga Instructor)

“We are so excited to offer a Yoga and Wellness Retreat in this special energetic space, blending
Hawaii's natural beauty and ancient traditions. Yoga is a practice that has the power to transform us from
the inside out, and hope that our students receive healing, love, wisdom, and transformative energy from
the land during this journey.” (-Melissa Okabe, Co-Host, Yoga Instructor)

Melissa & Kalina's 2018 Hawaii Yoga Retreat will be held on Thursday October 4th - Monday October
8th at The WhaleSpirit Sanctuary on the Big Island of Hawaii. Spaces are limited to 15 people maximum.
Sponsorship provided by: Jennifer Fujikawa Photography (; Melomatic
(; Quest Nutrition (; Beach Cities Cryo
(; Living Veg (

About Melissa: Melissa completed her 500 hour professional yoga teacher training at YogaWorks Los
Angeles, apprenticing with Senior Yoga Instructor David Lynch. She teaches Vinyasa Flow &
Restorative Yoga Classes, Workshops, and Privates at Various Studios & Corporate Locations in Los
Angeles. She hopes to blend her love for yoga, travel and culture, in expanding her teaching reporatoire to
international audiences in the future. Learn more about Melissa on her Website: or
connect on Instagram @melissao_yoga

About Kalina: Darlene “Kalina” Salvador has been a certified Personal Trainer (National Association of
Sports Medicine) for over 14 years, and is a 500 hour certified YogaWorks Instructor. She has studied
with many teachers with different yoga styles and philosophies. With a focus on alignment and integrity

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in every pose she strives to inspire students to live healthier lives through instilling enjoyable physical
movement, breathwork and meditation. She teaches Vinyasa Flow, Restorative, and Prenatal Yoga
Classes, including incorporating essential oils into the practice. Kalina offers Personal Training and
Private Yoga instructions within the Los Angeles area. Learn more about Kalina on her Website: or connect on Instagram @kalina247

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Contact Information:
Melissa Okabe, Yoga Instructor
Melissa Okabe
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