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Upcoming 2019 Events



We are working on our 2019 line up currently. We have plans for a retreat in lovely Kaneohe, Hawaii July 15-22 and we may be presenting at the Lake Eden Arts Festival once again, possibly at Floyd Yoga Jam, perhaps Burning Man 2019. Check back soon for updates!

Selected Past Events

SUWANNEE HULAWEEN: Dr. Michelle Shine (aka Dr. FunShine) presented the Science of Imagination & Mana Gardening String Cheese Incident’s famous Suwanee Hulaween festival in Live Oak, Florida on Friday Oct 26 at the OASIS tent at 2:45-3:45 as part of the Spirit Lake Activities lineup. Thank you for coming and nourishing your spirit with us!

MEET THE AUTHOR, Book Signing and Mana Gardening Workshop in Asheville, NC at Malaprops Bookstore, September 12, 6pm.

Our deepest thanks to Malaprops for hosting us! Dr. Michelle Shine shared the Hawaiian empowerment techniques of Mana Gardening. Everyone left knowing how to tap into positive vibes and their inner wisdom.  The book is currently available at Malaprops.



NAVIGATING WISDOM– Women’s Empowerment Summit  September 15-23, 2018 Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii. Daily from 9:00AM – 4:30PM.

Keti Kamalani of Mana Gardening shared Mana Gardening techniques and how to add Hawaiian empowerment to your yoga practice. Many more amazing speakers and workshops, yoga, qi gong, incredible vegetarian fare. Register here.



QUANTUM MINDFULNESS RADIO INTERVIEW– September 19, noon Eastern time.

Dr. Michelle Shine was interviewed by Joel Ayana Ayapana and  shared how Mana Gardening skills helped her transform her perspective and thus her life. She also shares how Mana Gardening can help you create what your heart desires. FREE. Listen in here.


LAKE EDEN ARTS FESTIVAL– Dr. Michelle Shine presented a Mana Gardening experiential workshop including scientific data to support the benefits again this year. Saturday Oct 20, 2018. 10:15 at the Sky Tent. Black Mountain, NC. View Facebook event.

Burning Man: The Science of Imagination and Mana Gardening Workshop was presented in Black Rock City  hosted by the FAFF Lounge on Friday August 31st. 50 people left the workshop knowing how to tap into their Mana and inner strength and wisdom!


Women’s Wellness Weekend– Kelly Gilmore EYRT500,LMBT, Sonja Costello of the Be Love Movement, and Dr. Michelle Shine of Mana Gardening will host a weekend of yoga, workshops, talks, nature immersion, song and healthcare/self-care in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains June 29-July 1, 2018. View Facebook event for details and registration.


Lake Eden Arts Festival– Dr. Michelle Shine will present a Mana Gardening experiential workshop including scientific data to support the benefits again this year. Saturday May 12, 2018. 3:15 at the Sky Tent. Black Mountain, NC. View Facebook event.

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Mana Gardening (CEU course): Activate Your Sweetest Future- Dr. Shine presents a 2-hour workshop and course sharing the Hawaiian spiritual technique as well as the scientific data that support it. You will leave with tools for wellbeing to share with your clients. CEU’s will be offered. Prana at Fernview Center for Wellbeing, Anderson, SC Sunday May 13, 4-6pm. View Facebook event.

Kinnection Campout– Dr. Michelle Shine will present The Science of Imagination and Mana Gardening experiential workshop at the Kinnection Campout on Sunday,  May 20, 2018 at the Camp LovEvolution Lounge at 1:30. She will also lead an Open Heart Kirtan Singing circle Saturday morning May 19, 2018 @ 10-11am at the Camp LovEvolution Lounge. View Facebook event.


EMPOWERMENT WEEK and BOOK RELEASE PARTY– Thank you ALL for making this a HUGE success!  Keti Kamalani and Dr. Michelle Shine hosted FREE EVENTS (Book Release Party, Mana Gardening Yoga and Workshops: Floating Downstream, The No-Spin Power Tool, Connecting to the Divine, Accessing Inner Guidance) during the week of June 4-10 to celebrate our Book.


  • The LoveBurn Gathering– Mana Gardening Experiential Workshop led by Dr. Michelle Shine. Community Toning circle conducted by Dr. Shine. Virginia Key, near Miami, FL Jan 2018
  • Zen Awakening Festival – The Science of Imagination Workshop;  Mana Gardening Experiential Workshop conducted by Dr. Michelle Shine. Wildwood, FL Nov 2017
  • LovEvolution 2017- Dr. Michelle Shine  presented The Science of Imagination and Mana Gardening experiential workshop at the LovEvolution Gathering near Asheville, NC June 2017
  • Sonic Bloom: The Unified Field Gathering 2017- Dr. Michelle Shine  presented a Mana Gardening experiential workshop including scientific data to support the benefits. Hummingbird Ranch, CO, June 2017
  • Unleash Your Inner Power– An event for Divorcees, Atlanta, GA, May 2017
  • Resonate Asheville 2016- Dr. Michelle Shine presented Science of Imagination and Mana Gardening workshop at the Resonate Asheville Festival, Oct 1-2 Asheville, NC 2016
  • LovEvolution 2016- Dr. Michelle Shine presented a Mana Gardening experiential workshop at the LovEvolution Gathering near Asheville, NC June 2016Screen Shot 2016-03-23 at 10.52.52 AM
  • Terrific Thursdays- Playful Imagination- Hawaiian Mana Gardening for Kids a 6-week course, was taught by Dr. Shine in Asheville City School system as an afterschool program for K-2nd graders
  • Mindfulness Festival-  Dr. Michelle Shine, invited speaker, Mana Gardening workshop; University of North Carolina at Asheville, Asheville NC , April 23, 2016
  • LovEvolution 2015- Dr. Michelle Shine presented a Mind Gardening experiential workshop at the LovEvolution Gathering near Asheville, NC July 2015
  • Big Glow Retreat, Dr. Shine shared a Create Your Life workshop, Boulder CO 2015
  • Psychology and Life Series- Dr. Michelle Shine presented at this lecture series, The Answers Lie Within, University of North Carolina at Asheville, Asheville NC. August 2012.
  • Vortex Airwaves- Dr. Shine was  interviewed by Wendy Owens on Mind Gardening, Mar 2015
  • Mind Gardening to Activate your Sweetest Future- A Weekly Guided Course Using Mind Gardening Techniques to Create the Future You Desire, May 19, 2015-June 15, 2015, by Dr. Shine