200 Hour

Immerse yourself into a 26 day life-changing Online Training or 12 month On Demand option.

The Forrest Yoga Foundation Teacher Training is a 26-day yoga teacher training that includes 22 days of intensives (group practices) and teacher training exercises, a 3-day Anatomy Course, and a 1-day Business Course.
Date: Available On Demand

Location: Online

For the first time ever this training has been taught live online by Ana and Jose and is now available on demand for 12 months after purchase with or without certification.

  • Forrest Yoga Foundation Teacher Training with Ana Forrest and Jose Calarco.
  • Anatomy Course by Forrest Yoga Guardian Brian Campbell.
  • Business Course by Forrest Yoga Guardian Charlie Speller.

This breakthrough online Forrest Yoga Foundation Teacher Training is a comprehensive program for aspiring teachers, experienced teachers, and yoga students who want to work deeper within themselves. The Forrest Yoga Foundation Teacher Training delivers a solid foundation in the art of teaching Forrest Yoga and is the first step to becoming a Forrest Yoga Certified Teacher.


USD: 1,250.00

(including certification, with which you can register with Yoga Alliance)

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Become an Extraordinary Teacher

Taught by Ana and Jose and qualified Forrest Yoga Guardians, this comprehensive program teaches you how to become an extraordinary teacher, leader, and human being.
You will develop your unique gifts as a powerful, authentic and passionate teacher and learn how to use them with skill and grace to support your students, yourself and your newly growing community. You will leave this training feeling inspired and confident in your knowledge, methodology, and unique teaching voice as a Forrest Yoga teacher. You then start your life afresh, with a renewed sense of hope and the tools required to begin living in a way that makes you most proud of yourself.

A fully Registered Yoga Alliance Program

This teacher training meets the 200-hour Yoga Alliance Registered Program requirements and is the first step to becoming a Forrest Yoga Certified Teacher.
You will receive a Level 1 certificate only upon 100% completion of the course . With that certificate, you will be able to enrol into the Forrest Yoga Mentorship Program and to register as an RYT-200 with the Yoga Alliance.

Course Structure

Click below to see the full components of this course.
The Forrest Yoga Foundation Teacher Training encompasses: 

  • 11 days of morning practice, Ceremony, and practice teaching
  • 3 days of a Functional Anatomy course
  • 11 more days of morning practice, Ceremony, and practice teaching
  • 1 day of a Forrest Yoga Business Course

Morning Sessions include

  • smoke blessing/cleansing
  • song and drumming 
  • meditation to set the intent for healing and learning
  • a 2-hour intensive practice that will create a heightened sense of physical, emotional and spiritual awareness while awakening every muscle and cell in your body.

Afternoon sessions feature five hour sessions of training and instruction, including:

  • class sequencing
  • seeing and aligning physical and energetic structure
  • use of safe and effective hands-on assists
  • communication by verbal and non-verbal means
  • effective use of voice as a powerful teaching tool

Make quantum leaps in your personal yoga practice and
emerge as an incredible teacher, leader, and human being.

Do what guides your Spirit home
– Ana Forrest

The Foundation Teacher Program in detail

Explore all the details about this Online Foundation Teacher
Program below


Learn the tools to take control of your life and rid your cells of unwanted pain, suffering, and trauma. Then you can bring the same healing to your students.
Find your Spirit, connect to your Spirit, and take the actions that strengthen that connection. This awareness guides you to teach from the truths you discover rather than from a dogma.
You will participate in a tightly woven circle of teaching modalities including lecture, videotaping, group processes, practice teaching and partner work that provide a path for learning and self-discovery.
An integral component of the training is the Functional Anatomy for Yoga Teachers course, taught by Forrest Yoga Guardian, Bodyworker and Anatomist, Brian Campbell.
Taught by Forrest Yoga Guardian and former commercial director of Forrest Yoga Charlie Speller, this 1-day module will teach you the skills to envision your personal mission, define your niche, find teaching jobs and organize yourself clearly in the business arena of your life.

What makes the Forrest Yoga Foundation Training so Evolutionary

  • Ana Forrest, visionary, philanthropist, Medicine Woman, Creatrix of Forrest Yoga, and author of Fierce Medicine has been dedicated to changing people’s lives for 45 years.
  • Jose Calarco’s contributions are unique, primal, and fascinating with over 30 years of experience in Indigenous ceremony, culture and arts. He brings in the wisdom and effectiveness of Ancient Spiritual Technologies. 
  • Compassion, ecology & health: Jose teaches about the intelligence of the Vegan lifestyle, based on his 30 years of deep research into how our food choices affect our health, bring animals into extinction and either balance or destroy our planet.
  • Together, Ana and Jose provide a profound, focused and rich training.

You Will:

  • Learn to practice – and teach – in a way that builds vitality, discernment, healing & fascination with the process.
  • Make quantum leaps in your personal yoga practice.
  • Immerse yourself in Ceremony that nourishes your Spirit through music, dance, prayer, and asana.
  • Become an effective and compelling teacher: Learn how to heal injuries, work through trauma, problem-solve, sequence safe and exhilarating classes.
  • Leave equipped and ready to teach, with 200 hrs of teaching time, anatomy training, a business course and a comprehensive manual. PLUS access to the training recordings for 12 months.
  • Learn to design your life in a way that makes you proud of yourself.

Here we answer the most frequently asked questions

Yoga students who yearn to contribute to healing our planet & people. Whether one is new or an experienced teacher, we welcome those who desire to move deeply within themselves & into the Great Mystery. People anywhere on the yoga spectrum will enjoy the transformative benefits of this training. We expect you to have the willingness, health and strength to commit to 100% of this teacher training.

Anyone with a basic regular yoga practice can attend this course. No specific abilities in your yoga practice are required (you don’t need to be able to do a handstand). Although, we recommend having a daily yoga practice in preparation for this teaching course.

After signing up, you will be sent the access details to your course platform on Union, where you can access the course for 12 months.


Yes, making the payment is totally safe and easy to do. You can pay by credit card, PayPal or bank transfer.

Of course! Continuous learning is the basis for any yoga instructor.
This course will give you access to the unique sequencing of FY classes, hands-on assists, and healing techniques that aren’t taught at any other 200hr course out there.

Whenever you want, as soon as you are registered.

If you have not been able to follow the session live, you can always see the recorded classes on our platform. Remember that you will have access to classes for 12 months so you can learn at your own pace.

Since your training is On Demand you can switch off and start again when things are resolved with you internet.

Absolutely. Forrest Yoga is a unique system of intelligently built yoga practices combined with shamanic practices, healing hands on assists, Ceremony, and more. Whatever you have practiced until now will be enriched with the wisdom and experience of Forrest Yoga.

Accessible to all, Forrest Yoga is renowned globally as a powerfully physical, internally focused Ceremonial yoga practice that emphasizes how to carry a transformative experience from the yoga mat into daily life.
Schedule of the training in Pacific Time:
Anytime as it’s On Demand

If you have technical issues with the platform Union please let us know and if we can help we will. You can lean back and focus on your learning experience.

No, you won’t have access to Ana and Jose during this course.

Your Personal Transformation Reshapes the Cosmos.
– JoseAna

The Forrest Yoga team are happy to answer your questions:

    Ana answering questions about this Foundation training with FY Guardian Darin Volwiler live on Instagram