The Kahuna Valley is a 501(c)3, not-for-profit Hawaii corporation founded by Francesco Garri Garripoli and Daisy Lee as a shared vision to create health education programs and wellness initiatives for children and adults. Their combined backgrounds help to bring support to the community projects, workshops and facilities at the Kahuna Valley Retreat. This retreat is a meeting place for people to learn about the healing arts, Hawaii culture awareness, and inspiring others through the natural mana (life energy) of Kaua`i. The many community projects including the East Side Family Summit in partnership with the Kauai Drug Prevention Education Team (EKDPET) and the Kaua'i Wellness Expo touch thousands on Kaua`i and the neighboring islands of Hawaii.

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Francesco Garri Garripoli is an author, Emmy Award-winning television producer, Qigong instructor, Certified Watsu Practitioner and wellness advocate. Francesco is based in Walnut Creek, CA and is full-time CTO and Founder of the breakthrough brainwave feedback and analysis firm WujiTech Inc. He left a full medical school scholarship at the University of Colorado to come to Hawaii in 1977 and study complementary healthcare with an 81 year-old physician and Eastern healing Master and thus secure his appreciation of the Hawaiian culture. This was the beginning of his understanding of the healthcare benefits that merging Eastern and Western systems could bring. His documentary "Qigong: Ancient Chinese Healing for the 21st Century" which he produced while living and studying with renowned Masters in China for two years, airs on PBS Television and has been seen by over 88 million viewers worldwide. He created an award-winning instructional Qigong DVD series where he is featured with Qigong Instructor Daisy Lee. Francesco, author of "Qigong - Essence of the Healing Dance" and "Tao of the Ride", teaches workshops, appears on radio and television and lectures around the world, and leads groups of travelers to study Qigong in Bali, Thailand, and from its source in China. Francesco;s work with WujiTech serves to bring bring together science and technology to enhance the wellness efforts of Kahuna Valley's philanthropic work..

Daisy Lee, President of Kahuna Valley, is a writer, filmmaker, Qigong instructor, nutritional life/health consultant and founder of Radiant Lotus Qigong. Together with Francesco, she helped found the Kahuna Valley as a community outreach service with a unique six-acre retreat property for offering select workshops and events. Daisy studied the martial arts for several years, including styles such as Choy Lee Fat, Northern Legs, Southern Fists, Shaolin Kung Fu, Tai Mantis, Yang Style Tai Chi and Shotokan Karate. Her emphasis on healing and empowerment for women is her primary focus and she devotes much of her time offering private health consultations assisting people with dietary analysis and nutritional supplementation.. Daisy has developed and teaches Radiant Lotus Qigong for Women's Health and Empowerment and offers workshops,Instructor Certification, health consultations, energy healing throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and around the world.

Visit www.wujiproductions.com to learn more about Qigong and the award-winning instructional DVD series she is featured in with Francesco


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Kahuna Valley • P.O. Box 1921 • Kapaa, Hawaii 96746 • 1-808-822-4268 tel • 1-808-356-0754 fax • Admin >>>