Joan Forest Mage
Founder, Artistic & Executive Director
Joan Forest Mage is a shamanic healer, teacher and performing artist. She founded Life Force Arts Ensemble in 1988. First awakened to energy work through her life-long profession of music and dance, Joan began doing shamanic healing in 1995 and created the extensive Life Force Arts Shamanic Training program. She received a Master of Arts degree from School for New Learning, De Paul University, Chicago, with the focus area “Creating Healing Ritual Through the Arts.“ She has studied shamanism and healing ritual with numerous teachers.