Ana & Joe create profound experiences and a vision quest for something truly sacred in life.
Master Yogi In Residence: Ana Forrest + Jose Calarco – July 26 – 28, 2019
Yogi In Residence Schedule:
Forrest Yoga Ceremony atop Aspen Mountain – Friday, July 26, 2019 10am-11:30am
Workshop 1 – Freedom From Struggle – Friday, July 26, 2019 6pm – 8:30pm
Workshop 2 – Building the Warrior Heart – Saturday, July 27, 2019 9:30am – 12pm
Workshop 3 – Unraveling the Mysteries of the Neck, Shoulders and Hips – Saturday, July 27, 2019 2pm – 4:30pm
Workshop 4 – Romance Your Spirit – Sunday, July 27, 2019 9:30am – 12pm
$75 each workshop
$35 for ceremony on Friday morning
4 workshops including ceremony event: $280 | Early Bird: $260 (until 2 months prior to event)
About Forrest Yoga:
Forrest Yoga is renowned globally as a powerfully physical, internally focused practice that emphasizes how to carry a transformative experience from the mat into daily life. Together husband and wife duo, Ana Forrest & Jose Calarco are at the forefront of the Yoga world guiding its future and evolution. They create profound experiences and a vision quest for something truly sacred in life. In their unique style Ana & Jose weave intelligent pose sequencing with a spiritual intent, blending music, song, invocation, smoke blessing, storytelling, prayer, philosophy, primordial and shamanic healing practices into each event. Ana & Jose teach the art of self-empowerment and establishing a re-connection to Spirit and Nature.
For over the last four decades, Ana Forrest, the Founder of Forrest Yoga, has been bringing her particular brand of Fierce Medicine to the Yoga world. An internationally recognized pioneer in yoga and emotional healing, Ana created Forrest Yoga while working through healing from her own life’s traumas and experience.
Ana weaves Native American Ceremony into her classes and workshops, calling in the power of the Four Directions.
Her co-director of Forrest Yoga Jose Calarco comes from a long history of Shamanism, the arts, music and healing, bringing his decades of experience as an artistic prodigy to Forrest Yoga. Jose is also Director of the legendary Australian indigenous company Descendance Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Dance Theatre www.descendance.com.au. Descendance won the UNESCO competition as world’s best indigenous live show in a field of over 70 countries.
Together Ana and Jose teach the art of learning to love again, and give students the tools to create their own sense of hope and direction in life.
Come and experience the journey into the Mystery and Dreamtime with Ana & Jose…..
ABOUT ANA & JOSE
For over the last four decades, Ana Forrest has been bringing her particular brand of fierce medicine to the yoga world. An internationally recognized pioneer in yoga and emotional healing, Ana created Forrest Yoga while working through healing from her own life’s trauma and experience.
Ana weaves Native American ceremony into her classes and workshops, calling on the forces that helped her heal from an abusive and challenging childhood.
Her co-director of Forrest Yoga Jose Calarco also comes from a long history with shamanism and healing – just in a different sphere, that of music and the performing arts and brings his decades of experience in musical direction to the Forrest Yoga workshops and classes.
Forrest Yoga is renowned as a powerfully physical, internally focused practice that emphasizes how to carry a transformative experience off the mat and into daily life. Ana and Jose are at the forefront of the Yoga world, guiding its future and evolution, making Yoga a complete evolutionary experience…
Ana Forrest is an inspiration. She has been changing people’s lives for over 40 years and is an internationally-recognized pioneer in yoga and emotional healing. Ana is a Medicine Woman, the creatrix of Forrest Yoga and author of the highly-acclaimed book, Fierce Medicine.
Ana created Forrest Yoga as she worked through her own life traumas—including abuse, addictions and an unhealthy relationship with food—to find healing. She teaches from an intuitive and highly-developed understanding of the human body and psyche. Native American Medicine and the clinical application of healing modalities—including homeopathic and naturopathic remedies, reflexology, pressure point & craniosacral therapies, Shiatsu, chiropractic, and hands-on healing—always inform her work.
Ana’s Spirit pledge is to do her part in ‘Healing the Hoop of the People’. It’s her life’s work. Each year she gives thousands of people the tools to help them design a life that makes them proud.
Ana received a Los Angeles Mayoral Commendation for her outstanding teaching and healing work in the community — the first time a major U.S. city bestowed such an honor on a yogi or yogini!
Thousands of yoga teachers have been trained and/or inspired by Ana, including many internationally recognised names such as Seane Corn, Les Leventhal and Tiffany Cruikshank. Ana headlines at yoga events across the globe, contributes regularly to many yoga, health and Spirituality publications, and is a guest lecturer at educational institutions.
Together with her husband, Jose Calarco, she has designed a collection of Yoga leggings made by Bombsheller and has recently been featured as a guest vocalist in Jose’s World Music compositions on iTunes.
Fierce Medicine is published in English, German, Russian, Turkish, Korean, and as an audio book, read by Ana.
Jose Calarco has had a long and varied association in the Arts, Music and Yoga in Australia and around the World for the last thirty years. In this time he has covered almost the entire spectrum of experience, from producer and administrator of large-scale events, to innovative artistic direction in the fields of Dance, Film, Theatre, Yoga and Music. Jose’s strong management credentials have seen his company “Descendance Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Dance Theatre” www.descendance.com.au: grow into one of Australia’s leading international cultural exports. Descendance has performed in over 40 countries and at some of the world’s biggest events. In 2004 Descendance won UNESCOS prize at “The World Culture Open” in South Korea as the world’s best indigenous live act.
In 2014 Jose joined forces with international yoga legend Ana Forrest www.forrestyoga.com as a ceremonial musical director, business mentor, and Ana’s life partner, providing artistic and cultural direction into Ana’s international yoga events. Jose is a singer, songwriter, musician, storyteller and Medicine man. Jose & Ana’s Synergetic Collision of worlds is today reshaping the future of Yoga.
Jose Calarco has been Director of four successful performing Dance & Music companies: which include: Descendance Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Dance Theatre, Ngaru Aboriginal Dancers, Flamenco Dreaming, and Antonio Vargas Flamenco Dance Theatre. Jose also gained valuable experience from managing high profile arts companies in Sydney : Halftix (an internationally renowned discount arts box office), The Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust (Australia’s initial funding source for the arts) and Ticketek (Australia’s premier box office) Jose’s five years as a Film Buyer & Programmer for movie giants “Village/Roadshow” helped broaden his wide-ranging skills across the arts.
Jose’s rich international history in both indigenous culture and the contemporary arts has seen him develop a unique and expansive style as a performing musician, songwriter and artistic director. Jose’s was at the forefront of the world music and dance movement in Australia in the eighties as a producer, promoter and performer. Jose has created performances for international dignitaries such as: Mel Gibson, Nicole Kidman, Queen Elizabeth, Justin Timberlake, and Cate Blanchett, to name but a few. Jose also produces international dance & cultural music shows at large scale corporate events for illustrious audiences in the fields of science, technology, Medicine, performing arts, and politics.
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