Forrest Yoga Retreat

Janine Melzer & Elissa Dawn

January 15, 2012 - January 20, 2012

Start 2012 with a Forrest Yoga Retreat! Join Elissa and Janine for an incredible week on the Big Island of Hawaii and allow yourself to be inspired and transformed.

Framed by tropical jungle and the Pacific Ocean, Kalani Oceanside Retreat is the ultimate destination for restoration, relaxation and renewal. Each day will include two all-level Forrest Yoga classes with chanting, meditation and ceremony, and three delicious buffet-style meals with options for vegans, vegetarians, as well as some fish and meat selections. During your stay, there will be plenty of time to get a massage, relax on the black sand beach, lounge poolside, go snorkeling or hike Mt. Kilauea and see spectacular lava flows.

Your hosts, Certified Forrest Yoga teachers Janine Melzer and Elissa Dawn Strutton have over 20 collective years of teaching experience. Together they will skillfully guide you through your practice and provide you with support, inspiration and lots of hands-on assists. Students of all levels are invited on this amazing retreat designed to connect you with your breath, find your center, delight your spirit and set your intention for 2012!

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About the Facilitator(s)

Janine Melzer is a graduate of several yoga teacher training programs with Ana Forrest and is a Certified Forrest Yoga Teacher, currently studying with Forrest Yoga Mentor Teacher Brian Campbell. Janine supports and inspires her students to become their most genuine selves and is passionately committed to getting people turned on to embodying spirit in their yoga practice and in their lives. She asks her students to bring a willingness to work honestly at their edges without struggling, clearing the way to find delight in every breath. For more information, visit

Elissa Dawn is a Certified Forrest Yoga Teacher and continues to renew her practice and hone her teaching skills with Ana and Forrest Yoga Mentor Teacher, Brian Campbell. She has also been honored to assist Ana at workshops in New York, Los Angeles and San Diego. Elissa delights in sharing the gifts of Forrest Yoga with others and is committed to providing a space that facilitates healing, self-discovery and personal growth. Her classes encourage a deep connection to the breath and development of core strength while cultivating mindfulness, integrity and union of body, mind and spirit. For more information, visit


Workshop Fees

Prices are based on double occupancy and include all yoga classes, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna.

Airfare, airport transfers to and from Kalani, gratuities and extra adventures are not included.

Contact us for pricing for single accommodations and for child or non-yoga participant rates.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
6 - Cottage $ 1595 n/a
5 - Tropical Loft $ 1470 n/a
4 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
3 - Bungalow Room n/a $ 1595
2 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1295 n/a
1 - Lodge Room (shared bath) n/a n/a

A non-refundable deposit of $500 is required to reserve your space on this retreat. (write checks to Janine Melzer or Elissa Dawn Strutton).

Early registration ends October 31, 2011.

Balance must be paid in full by October 31, 2011 in order to receive these above listed discounted prices. Prices will increase on November 1, 2011.

All balances must be paid in full by December 1, 2011.

Prices subject to change without notice.

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