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Maui, Hawaii

  • 110 Door of Faith Road, Haiku, Maui, HI 96708 USA (map)

Call 608-424-8283 For Information about our upcoming retreats



A tropical journey awaits you!

A Back to the Body Retreat located at Hale Akua, "Home of the Divine"

Located just above a 150 foot waterfall, we will be bathed in healing ions floating up to our tropical paradise.  We will have the whole retreat location for ourselves.

The retreat center itself is eco-friendly and creates a pure container for transformation.  We will explore this incredible island together.   

Imagine slowing down and heating up in an extraordinary landscape ranging from rain forests and lava fields to farms blooming with an abundance of papayas, mangos, orchids, pineapples and macadamia nuts.


Program Activities

A daily invitation to experience complimentary Taoist Sensuous Bodywork Sessions conducted by Back to the Body’s carefully vetted and trained Certified Sexological Bodyworkers- a new profession certified in California, including one complimentary session with two Somatic Sex Educators for "Cradle of the Love”.



Sexuality and Intimacy Coaching to support you in overcoming body shame, identifying your desires and safely exploring them.

Explore the possibility of feeling the full activation of your whole female autonomic system and learn to do this at home.

Workshops led by Pamela Madsen, on “Eating Sensually”, “Experiencing and Embodying Our Sensuality Out of The Bedroom”, “Understanding Female Orgasm”, “Jade Egg Embodiment Practice”, Unleashing The Power of Your Pelvis”, “The Arousal Principle” and The Anatomy of Arousal”.

Lotus Lift Meditation Practice instruction with Pamela Madsen, recently featured in "O, The Oprah Magazine".

Daily morning practice with Yoga and guided visualization meditations

Group discussions on body image, orgasm, sexuality, speaking desire, power play, understanding boundaries and how to open to more pleasure in our daily lives.

Melt into a sisterhood experience like no other.


Additional Activities


There are many activities that will create a true Maui authentic immersion experience.  From snorkeling, to beaches, to exploring nearby jungles and waterfalls, Back to the Body will be creating plenty of excursions to get the full taste of this beautiful island.

Exotic Ocean and Jungle Embodiment Photo-shoot with our chosen Back to the Body photographer.  (supplement fee)

What are local traditions in Maui?  We will see as we cultivate relationships with local shamans to provide us with ceremony and healing in their island traditions.

Hang out in the hot tub with a glorious view!  Or, swim in the pool.

Regional cooking experience with our private chef



This retreat is will be staffed by six Somatic Sex Educators and Pamela Madsen.   And, an additional team of professional support staff will be available.  And of course our private Chef.  This retreat is open to 12 women and is one of our most popular, quickest to fill retreat experiences. 

Minimum investment: $6500.00 (Lodging fee is separate and in addition to the cost-see options below). A minimum non-refundable deposit of $1000 is required to secure your spot in the workshop. Payment can be made on line with a credit card, or you can follow the instructions to send in your registration and payment by mail. Once we receive your deposit we will send you a formal Registration Confirmation with further information about the program. You will receive 2-3 other correspondences by email prior to the workshop with information about Hawaii, how to prepare and an electronic invoice for the balance.

What is included:  all workshops and facilitation by the Back to the Body team, complimentary somatic bodywork, demonstrations, excursions created by the BttB team and meals.  

What is not included:  airfare, airport transfers to the retreat and Lodging.

The Hale Akua offers many lodging choices to you. 

Lodging will be purchased separately once you have made a down payment for this retreat.  Then you will be able to select one of the many options and wide price ranges offered to make this the experience you desire.  Payment for the lodging is made directly to Hale Akua and is subject to their cancellation and refund policies and procedures separate from those of Back to the Body.


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Amy Kebernik

Sexuality, Relationship & Intimacy Coach, Somatic Sexual Educator and Tantra Teacher



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