Frank Forencich

Frank Forencich

Join community and friends June 19 in the Wenatchee River Institute’s Red Barn for author and movement teacher Frank Forencich’s presentation and slideshow New Old Way: Reflections on the health-habitat connection.

Forencich will guide us in exploring the nature of the human-habitat connection. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for community social and no-host refreshments, with the presentation beginning at 7 p.m

In conversations about health, Forencich recognizes that most of our attention is focused on diet, exercise and, more recently, stress. He wants us to understand that the natural world is an essential part of our physical, mental and spiritual function and that if we neglect this element, or worse, destroy our natural surroundings, we would greatly compromise our health, our future and even our sanity.

In New Old Way, Forencich will share research and ideas that reveal the deep and essential unity of body and habitat, and suggest some ways we can all do better.

Forencich has worked at the intersection of health, biology, ecology and athletics for more than 30 years. As a speaker and movement teacher, he brings a unique perspective to the human predicament and offers practical solutions for some of the most pressing problems of our age.

“Frank Forencich’s engaging and passionate call to action strives to awaken inspiration, awareness and contagious hope within each of us. It takes bold steps towards shaping a much-needed narrative as we embark on this journey to unlock our personal and planetary potential,” said Susan Prescott, MD, author of “The Secret Life of Your Microbiome.”

'The Exuberant Animal Experience: Teacher’s guide to philosophy, physicality and rapport' by Frank Forencich

"The Exuberant Animal Experience: Teacher’s guide to philosophy, physicality and rapport" by Frank Forencich

Forencich is the author of several books relating to health and the human predicament, including “Exuberant Animal,” “Beautiful Practice” and “New Old Way.” He is a member of Council of Directors of the True Health Initiative, holds black belt ranks in karate and aikido, and was a contributor to Paleo Magazine from 2012 to 2016.

Admission is by donation, with proceeds going to help keep WRI Red Barn speaker events on the calendar.

For information, visit or call 548-0181.

Tricia Cook is the administration and communications manager for the Wenatchee River Institute.