The annual Wellness Week – “E Malama Kou Kino” (care for your body), hosted by The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, invites guests to take part in this three-day health and wellness experience to help balance the mind, body and spirit.
2017 Schedule of Events
2016 Schedule of Events
September 16 – 18, 2016
Subject to change without notice
Friday, September 16
5:45 a.m. – E ala E Ceremonies at Honokahua Beach Location: D.T. Fleming Beach Complimentary Join cultural practitioners for an invigorating ceremony guaranteed to rejuvenate your body and spirit. Chants are offered by all to the rising sun. Attendees should bring swim wear and towels. Note: Photography is prohibited.
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. – Ritz Blitz – David Clawson and Philip Levi Location: Beach House Lawn Complimentary HIIT- get ready to get your feet moving and heart pumping in this interval-based challenge. Bring your strength, stability, and endurance for this hour. (High fives and smiles provided)
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Lahaina CrossFit – UNLOADED Location: Beach House Lawn Complimentary Join us for a great low impact warm up, stretching, learning new movements that will be scaled to your level, and a great WOD to get in a good sweat to start the day! We will also finish with a warm down and stretching session before you take a dip in the ocean or the pool. All fitness levels are welcome!
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – How to Get Rid of Sugar Cravings– Anne Mauney, MPH, RD Location: Ballroom 2 Complimentary Healthy eating made simple! In this session, Registered Dietitian Anne Mauney will share the 3 biggest culprits for why your sweet tooth is raging – and how to prevent it. She will also share a simple blueprint for building satisfying meals and snacks.
Saturday, September 17
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. – Core Control– David Clawson and Philip Levi Location: Aloha Garden Pavilion Complimentary How well do you control your core? This hour-long class begins with 15-minutes of active stretching to prime the body for optimal movement; followed by 30-minutes of core-focused training; ending with 15-minutes of active recovery & dynamic mobilization.
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Fit 2 Hit – Jason Purcell Location: Tennis Courts at The Ritz-Carlton, Kaplaua Complimentary “Fit 2 Hit” Tennis classes focus on fun and fitness incorporating the functional moves and swing shapes to get the most out your experience and keep you coming back to this great lifelong sport.
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Accessing the Power of Mana for Health, Prosperity and Balance – Kumu Ramsay Taum Location: Ballroom 1 Complimentary Come learn to access and direct MANA, the life force that is in and around us. Kumu Lua Ramsay Taum will guide us through exercises and movements to experience MANA for improved health, happiness and physical rebalancing. Pre-requisite: Open Mind and Heart
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Kapalua Golf Academy Demo Day – (Kapalua Golf Academy) Demo Day featuring Callaway and TaylorMade at the Kapalua Academy. All activities are complimentary and open to the public. Featuring Special Guest: “The Block” . Local Maui fitness facility & personal training studio. Anthony Bianucci (Owner & Head Trainer, NASM Certified &ISSA Certified) will be visiting to focus on strength exercises related to your golf game from 12pm – 1pm.
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Full Moon Yoga Location: Terrace Lawn (Aloha Garden Pavilion if inclement weather) Complimentary Join us for this awe-inspiring event on our beautiful Terrace Lawn and share this sacred time with us. Suitable for all levels, this class features a combination of slow flow, restorative postures, and meditation to help you connect more fully with nature’s cycles and your own internal rhythms. The full moon is a time of swelling tides, heightened emotions, and completion of tasks and intentions. A calm mind and body are ideal for receiving its intense positive energy and preparing you for the next cycle of waning (decreasing), new moon (beginning), and waxing (increasing).
Sunday, September 18
6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. – Sunrise Yoga Location: Beach House Lawn (Aloha Garden Pavilion if inclement weather) Complimentary This light-hearted outdoor practice focuses on basic alignment principles,
breath work, and a short meditation. Start your day connecting more fully to body, mind, and heart.
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. – Morning Mana – David Clawson and Philip Levi Location: Beach House Lawn (Aloha Garden Pavilion if inclement weather) Complimentary Mana is a life energy that flows through all things. Join us on the beach for an hour-long experience focused on global body movement that will revitalize and energize your daily routine.
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Ho’oikaika a Na Koa – Kumu Ramsay Taum Location: Beach House Lawn (Aloha Garden Pavilion if inclement weather) Complimentary To be successful at protecting and defending their communities, Na Koa (Hawaiian Warriors) needed to be intelligent, strong, flexible, resilient and responsive. This special session explores the movements, gestures and techniques that helped Lua warriors of ancient Hawaii to prevail on the battle field of daily life. Pre-requisite: Appreciation for the alignment of Mind, Body and Spirit.
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Stretch Your Brain, Balance Your Body: A Look at Mobility – Philip Levi Location: Ballroom 1 Complimentary Creating balanced extensibility throughout the musculoskeletal system is important to a happy, healthy life. So what is mobility & why is it important? In this discussion we will cover how to classify and correct some common imbalances found in each and every one of us.
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Nutrition for Runners – Anne Mauney, MPH, RD Location: Ballroom 2 Complimentary Registered Dietitian and marathoner Anne Mauney will share 5 common nutrition mistakes made by runners – and how to avoid them. She’ll also share samples of her favorite homemade lemon sports drink!