7 days of Ayurveda, Biomimicry & Yoga
July 21–27, 2023
Escape to paradise and discover the transformative power of ayurveda and biomimicry at our exclusive retreat in Hawaii! Led by the renowned Lorilee Gillmore, owner and operator of Moksha Ayurveda Phx, and Michelle Fehler, a Certified Biomimicry Professional at Arizona State University, this adventure on the Big Island is truly one-of-a-kind.
As you immerse yourself in the stunning natural beauty of Hawaii, you’ll explore the synergies between Ayurveda and Biomimicry, and discover how to harness the power of nature to transform your own life. With a focus on life’s principles and strategies for resilience, you’ll learn how to alchemize stress into beauty, just as the Hawaiian islands have done.
Whether you’re an experienced yogi or a curious beginner, this retreat is the perfect opportunity to deepen your practice and connect with like-minded individuals. So why wait? Join us in Hawaii for an unforgettable journey of self-discovery and transformation!
- Yoga/Yoga Nidra
- Nature walks
- Biomimicry explorations
- Snorkeling on coral reef
- Local farmer’s market
- Our own natural hot spring tubs
- Swimming Pool
- 8-foot deep cold plunge
- Our own rainforest trail
- Lava crevices and view into lava tubes
- Bird watching
- and much more…
Indulge in the ultimate getaway experience at our exclusive estate situated on 20 acres of unspoiled rainforest paradise.
Our luxurious accommodations include beautifully appointed cottages with kitchenettes and a main house with multiple rooms, all nestled amidst a vibrant orchard of Avocado and Banana trees. Take in the breathtaking ocean views, relax in our steam vents or cool off in our refreshing swimming pool and/or 8-foot deep cold plunge.
For the ultimate indulgence, soak in our volcanic hot spring tubs and explore our private 1.2 mile rainforest trail.
At night, be dazzled by the stunning display of stars as you revel in the absence of light pollution.
Book your stay now and experience the best of nature and luxury at our magnificent estate.
All prices are per person and are ALL INCLUSIVE of
- 6 nights accommodation
- Our own private chef who will offer us a variety of vegan and vegetarian nourishment from local farms
- local transportation including pick-up from airport(s) (Hilo or Kona)
- Ayurveda, Yoga, and Biomimicry activities
- Once-in-a-lifetime adventures into Nature
Room shared bed $2506 | single $3580
Cottage shared bed $3038 | single $4260
Michelle’s love for nature most likely sprouted during her childhood in Switzerland where she grew up surrounded by green and lush vegetation and many farm animals. In her mid twenties, she decided to move to Phoenix for a 6 month adventure. After 25 years, she calls Phoenix her home.
She is a trained graphic designer with a Master's in Nature-based Graphic Design and a second Master's in Biomimicry. She is also a certified Biomimicry Professional through Biomimicry 3.8. She is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at The Design School at Arizona State University, where she teaches various multi-disciplinary design studios, lectures, and seminars to undergraduate and graduate students.
She has presented her work at various conferences such as at the World Usability Day, AIGA Y-conference, AIGA Phoenix Design Week, SustainbleUX, Audubon society, European Academy of Design, Liberty Wildlife, Target HQ, Renaissance, and the Swiss Design Network. Her work has been published in the Cooper Hewitt’s Summer 2019 Design Journal, The Design Journal, and Biomimetics (MDPI).
Lorilee is the owner and operator of Moksha Ayurveda Phx. After finishing her education from Kerala Ayurvedic Academy and graduating as valedictorian, she was honored to study tantra and Ayurveda with Dr. David Frawley in the Himalayas. She has continued her studies at The Sivananda Ashram with Dr. Marc Halpern and Dr. Vasant Lad at the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico. Lorilee has continued to further her yoga education, studying under her ashtanga teacher Tim Miller and has completed both his Primary and Second Series teacher training. She has also completed an advanced 100-hour teacher training with Srivasta Ramaswami, a student of Sri Krishnamacharya. She is a certified Ayurvedic Chef, recognized by the National Ayurveda Medical Association as an Ayurvedic YogaAfter finishing her education from Kerala Ayurvedic Academy and graduating as valedictorian, she was honored to study tantra and Ayurveda with Dr. David Frawley in the Himalayas. She has continued her studies at The Sivananda Ashram with Dr. Marc Halpern and Dr. Vasant Lad at the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico. Lorilee has continued to further her yoga
We hope you can join us for this once-in-a-lifetime adventure!
Lorilee & Michelle