Join us in Hawai'i to tap into the deep wisdom that is your "Inner Goddess"
Your Inner Goddess is the manifestation of your gifts, talents, and abilities. And when you get really clear on what those are and how to bring them forth whenever and wherever you need them, you live an amazing life!
What can it look like when you're tapped into your Inner Goddess?
You do what comes naturally and easily to you
You listen to your inner guide (a.k.a. your intuition)
You make choices that support your beliefs and values
You trust your decisions and stop apologizing for them
You show up as your best, your most beautiful, and your most confident self
I liked the Hawaiian teachings and the theme of Goddess, the location of Hawai'i (Big Island) and the opportunity to be with other women who care about this in the same way.
This retreat will be like none you've attended before. From the moment you arrive, you will feel like the goddess you are. And here's how...
You'll stay in beautiful accommodations
You'll awaken to the bird songs of the rainforest
You'll soak in a luxurious hot tub under giant ferns
You'll be pampered with gifts and special surprises
You'll be fed the most wonderful food, locally sourced and prepared by our private chef
You'll be whisked away to sacred sites and experience the deep healing of the island
You'll Even Learn How to Call Upon the Qualities of Each Goddess Personality Type®
HINA (HEE-nah) is the moon goddess and represents the fullness of female energy.
Goddess Hina is intelligent, highly conscious and in touch with her feminine power. She embodies the element of wai (water) and her power is awareness and knowledge.
A Hina Goddess Personality Type® is knowledgeable and aware in business, social and personal settings. People find Goddess Hina personality types to be fluid, beautiful and generous.
HAUMEA (how-MAY-uh) is the earth-mother goddess of fertility and birth.
Goddess Haumea is creative, earthy, and “grounded.” She embodies the element of pohaku (stone) and honua (earth) and her power is creativity and abundance.
A Haumea Goddess Personality Type®, is highly creative and in touch with her feminine power. She is often sought out by others because of her generous and welcoming nature. Goddess Haumea personality types are solid, sturdy and reliable.
PELE (PEH-lay) is probably the most well-known of the Hawaiian goddesses and embodies the element of fire. Her lava flow both clears and creates land it streams from the center of the Earth.
Goddess Pele's power is that of energy and focus. She makes her home in Hale Ma’uma’u, an active volcanic crater on the Big Island of Hawai’i.
A Pele Goddess Personality Type® is decisive, energetic and a natural leader. People look to her for her wise perspective and willingness to do what it takes to get things done.
HI'IAKA (HE-EE-ah-kah) is a patron goddess of hula and the beloved little sister of goddess Pele.
Goddess Hi'iaka embodies the element of makani (wind) and her power is that of presence and purpose.
A Hi'iaka Goddess Personality Type® is strong and determined. Goddess Hi'iaka personality types are often the peace-keepers and know how to diffuse highly-charged situations. They are fiercely loyal, value close relationships and love grace and beauty.
LAKA (LAH-kah) is the patron goddess of hula and makes her home in the forests of Hawai’i.
Goddess Laka embodies the element of lā`au (plants) and her power is that of love and compassion.
A Laka Goddess Personality Type® has a natural sense of aloha for people, animals, plants and the earth. Goddess Laka personality types are generous, inspiring and well-liked.
KAPO (KAH-po) is the goddess of female empowerment.
Goddess Kapo embodies energy and influence and is highly imaginative. Her element is that of nā holoholona (animals) and her power is confidence and ability.
A Kapo Goddess Personality Type® is confident and able to effectively manifest things in her life. Goddess Kapo personality types are are benevolent, self-assured and natural communicators.
ULI (OOO-lee) is goddess of all creation, the mother of all the Hawaiian gods and goddesses and the spiritual mother of humankind.
Goddess Uli embodies the element of kanaka (human consciousness) and her power is that of vision and success.
An Uli Goddess Personality Type® easily sees "the big picture." Goddess Uli personality types are successful and effective in their endeavors. They are perceived as consistent, compassionate, and know how to get things done.
You'll be staying in a beautiful, custom home, hand-built by a master wood craftsman. The artistry and attention to detail are evident throughout. Located in the quaint town of Volcano on the lush tropical side of the Big Island of Hawai’i, your retreat home features an open floor plan, large bedrooms, a full kitchen, large covered lanai (patio) and an outdoor hot tub for your enjoyment.
Loved the venue - the rainforest, the solitude, the meditations and journaling, the time with a small group. Loved the connection to ancient Hawai'i.
This amazing retreat is ALL INCLUSIVE and features:
5-days: Journey from your ordinary world to a place where you can reconnect with who you are. Explore the subtle mysteries that elude you in the busy-ness of your day-to-day activities. Heal the deep wounds and reclaim your mana (power) so you can step into your true brilliance.
4-nights: Private or shared bedrooms (your choice!) in a luxury home. Whether you enjoy privacy and solitude or socializing and sharing, we have accommodations that will fit the bill perfectly!
All meals: Daily “Island Style” breakfast with fresh local fruit, breads, cereals, coffee and tea. You'll also enjoy mouth-watering lunches and dinners featuring fresh local ingredients prepared with aloha by our Private Chef!
Guided Excursions to Rainbow Falls, Hilo Farmer's Market, Halema’uma’u crater, volcanic steam vents and a powerful exercise in an ancient lava tube.
Instruction in ancient chant and hula by a former competitive hula dancer.
Hawaiian healing sessions with a certified Hawaiian shamanic practitioner.
And much more...
Note that airfare and transportation to and from the venue is not included.
This is an intimate, one-of-a-kind experience limited to a maximum of 5 women.
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, so make your decision today!
This private master suite features a king-size bed, walk-in closet, and a master bathroom with tub/shower combo and two sinks/vanities. This suite can be shared (2 people) or private (1 person).
Choose single- or double-occupancy.
Your private room features a queen-size bed and large closet. It has access to a full (shared) bathroom with tub/shower combo. This room offers privacy and gorgeous views of the rainforest.
Your shared room features two double beds and a walk-in closet. It has access to a full (shared) bathroom with tub/shower combo. There are two spots available in this room—perfect for you and a friend!
Choose one of the beds in this room.
Yvonne Ohumukini Urness is a successful speaker and international business coach for women. She is the founder of Hula for the Soul® and contributing author in She is a native Hawaiian shaman and healer who shares the ancient knowledge and wisdom of the Hawaiian goddesses to help women tap into their own divine feminine power.
With a background as a Silicon Valley executive and communications consultant for global leaders including Nokia, Cisco and France Telecom, Yvonne leverages experience in corporate America to help women create powerful lives that honor their feminine wisdom and life experience. Her unique approach combines intuition, healing and business savvy and has made her an in-demand expert who helps busy, successful women connect deeper with their passion, power and purpose.
As a coach and speaker, Yvonne often incorporates hula so participants experience how movement energizes the body and stimulates the mind. Yvonne is a Certified Hawaiian Shamanic Practitioner, hula instructor and dancer who has performed and competed on the mainland and in Hawai’i. She currently lives with her husband in Northern California.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the nearest airport?
The nearest airport is Hilo International Airport (ITO). Volcano is approximately 30 minutes from Hilo International Airport and car rentals are available onsite at the airport. Kona International Airport is approximately 2-1/2 hours from Volcano. Car rentals are also available at Kona International Airport.
Note: We are offering round-trip transportation to and from Hilo International Airport. There will be one (1) pickup at the airport on Monday afternoon, March 6th. There will be one (1) drop-off at the airport on Friday morning, March 10th. The fee will be $50.
Which dates should I plan to arrive/depart?
Check-in is 3:30 p.m., so plan to arrive at the venue on Monday, March 6th, no earlier than 3:30 p.m. and no later than 5:30 p.m. Check-out is on Friday, March 10th at 11:00 a.m.
What should I bring/wear?
Attire is casual/comfortable, including aloha wear. The venue has Jacuzzi tubs for our use, so you may also want to bring a bathing suit and wrap. Daytime temperatures in Hawai’i are usually warm, but the weather can change quite quickly and the evenings are often cool. Keep in mind that we will be at a 4,000 ft. elevation and in a rainforest, so it can get a bit chilly at night. Make sure you bring a light jacket (such as a windbreaker) as we may experience light showers with little notice. You may want to bring a sweater, pashmina scarf or wrap and plan on dressing in layers so you can adapt to whatever Mother Nature brings us. You will also need a good pair of closed-toe tennis-, running- or hiking-shoes as we will be walking on uneven surfaces as we journey on the Big Island.
What other items should I consider bringing?
Headlamp or flashlight
Pareo, wrap or comfortable dress for hula
Personal snacks or munchies (you can also purchase these in Hawai'i)
Can you tell me more about the venue?
Our Retreat venue is located in the town of Volcano on the lush tropical side of the Big Island of Hawai’i. The entire venue consists of two homes adjacent to, and mirror-images of, each other. Built by two brothers—one a master wood craftsman—for their families, they are truly works of art. Your retreat home features an open floor plan, large bedrooms, a full kitchen, large covered lanai (patio) and an outdoor hot tub for your enjoyment.
Are meals included?
We want to make sure you are well taken care of, so all of your meals are included. Meals will be prepared by our Personal Chef using the finest local ingredients. Fresh fruit and other snacks will be available 24/7. Feel free to bring your own snacks to enjoy and share.
What is the cancellation policy?
Our cancellation policy is in place to ensure your satisfaction while taking into consideration costs incurred by us for each participant. If you have any questions, please contact us at Concierge@HulaForTheSoul.com.
Cancellation by participant
Up to 60 days before the start of the event – Full refund, less $150 administrative fee.
45 days or fewer – $500 cancellation fee, balance refunded.
30 days or fewer – No refund.
Cancellation by Hula for the Soul: Full Refund
What if I have other questions?
We are here to answer any additional questions you may have. Contact us directly at Concierge@HulaForTheSoul.com and we’ll get right back to you!