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Fierce Medicine: Breakthrough Practices to Heal the Body and Ignite the Spiritby Ana T. Forrest
Synopses & Reviews
As the creator of Forrest Yoga, Ana T. Forrest has been transforming peoples lives throughout the world for more than thirty-five years. Her unique blend of physical practice, Eastern wisdom, and profound Native American ceremony takes her teachings literally off the mat and into daily life—to heal everything from addictive behaviors and eating disorders to chronic pain and injury. In Fierce Medicine, Forrest tells her own story of healing from the scars of abuse and physical handicaps, and reveals the proven practices that enabled her to move beyond her past into a life committed to helping others reconnect with their bodies, cultivate balance, and start living in harmony with their Spirits.
In her unique, powerful, and inviting voice, Ana Forrest reveals how to:
Whether youve never done yoga or are a seasoned practitioner, Ana Forrests practices, stories, and exercises will help you uncover your own warriors heart. With this wise woman as your trusted guide, you, too, can become centered, strong, and more alive than ever before.
"Fierce Medicine is classic Ana Forrest: straight ahead life tales from one of the meteors of the modern yoga movement...laced with the intense focus of a Tiger seeking the freedom of the heart." John Friend, Founder of Anusara yoga
"As a teacher, this is a book that I would certainly share with my students, but as a student myself, there is much in this book that will aid in my own growth and for that I am grateful. I highly recommend this book to all seekers on the path." Seane Corn, internationally acclaimed yoga teacher and founder of Off the Mat, Into the World
"One of the most compelling, inspiring, and eloquent stories you will ever read. I absolutely could not put it down and I'm thrilled for all the other readers who will be captivated by Ana's storytelling and wisdom." Martha Beck, bestselling author of Finding Your Own North Star
Charismatic yoga master, respected teacher, and acclaimed healer Ana Forrest shares her inspiring life story for the first time in Fierce Medicine. Along the way, she reveals methods that anyone can use to overcome the emotional stresses and spiritual burdens that stand in the way of health and happiness. For readers of Yoga Journal and fans of Cameron Alborzian's The Guru in You or Judith Orlaff's Emotional Freedom, Forrest's moving, personal story and her profound lessons in physical, emotional, and mental healing will be a fierce — and very welcome — medicine.
About the Author
Ana T. Forrest is an internationally recognized pioneer in yoga and emotional healing. The creator of Forrest Yoga — a unique fusion of traditional yoga, new poses and sequences created by the author, Eastern wisdom, and Native American medicine — she is a contributing expert to Yoga Journal and other leading Asian and European wellness publications. Forrest teaches worldwide at yoga conferences, workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings. She lives on Orcas Island, Washington.
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