Set amidst the natural beauty of Providence Farm, a working organic farm that serves its community as a place of refuge and healing, Carly offers a day long retreat designed to help you reconnect—to your environment, your innate capacity for healing, and your essential joy.
Drawing inspiration and wisdom from the natural world, this retreat offers Yin yoga and mindfulness as a way to assist you in attuning to your external environment and your inner landscape. Coupled with writing, self-inquiry work, luminous poetry, and a delicious lunch, this retreat promises to stir your senses and help you connect to a rhythm that is naturally yours.
About Carly Forest
Carly lives with her husband on an organic farm outside of Victoria, BC. She extends immeasurable gratitude to her principal teachers, Sarah Powers and Jennifer Welwood. Since taking part in her first meditation training in 2002, Carly has sat on regular retreats in both the Theravadin and Tibetan Buddhist traditions and studied closely with her primary teacher, Sarah Powers. In addition to completing an 18-month Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation Training at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Carly has graduated from a two-year intensive training with the Insight Yoga Institute in California.
Carly has guided thousands of students through foundational practices and focused trainings over the past thirteen years, including Moksha Yoga’s advanced teacher training in Nosara, Costa Rica. An endorsed Insight Yoga Teacher and mentor with additional training in psychology and community counseling, Carly continues to mentor and support individuals around the world as they grow in their practice and their teaching. In addition to offering pre-registered classes, workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings locally and abroad, Carly is the Yin and mindfulness teacher to the Canadian Olympic Women’s 7s Rugby Team.