Ana Forrest’s Fierce Medicine

Ana Forrest
Listen, chat with, learn, and get a taste of Ana’s Fierce Medicine at the Power of the Road online conference, April 7 to 11, 2014.

Ana Forrest is a Medicine Woman, the Creatrix of Forrest Yoga, author of Fierce Medicine and biker. She has been changing people’s lives for almost 40 years and is now an internationally recognized pioneer in yoga and emotional healing. Ana created Forrest Yoga as she worked through her own life traumas to find healing.

Every year Ana travels the globe, teaching workshops, headlining at yoga festivals and running Forrest Yoga teacher trainings. Ana’s own Spirit pledge is to do her part in Mending (Healing) the Hoop of the People — she gives thousands of students the tools to build a life that they are proud of.

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In her life-long pursuit of becoming a better teacher and healer, Ana has studied with healers from across the globe. Her extensive studies in Native American Medicine, yoga, the clinical application of healing modalities including homeopathic and naturopathic remedies, anatomy, reflexology, pressure point therapy, craniosacral therapies, Shiatsu, chiropractic, polarity and hands on healing, always inform her work.

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Ana took her first yoga class at age 14 on a dare and became a certified instructor at age 18.  Her extensive study and clinical application of healing modalities, including homeopathic and naturopathic remedies, anatomy, reflexology, pressure point therapy, craniosacral therapies, Shiatsu, chiropractic, polarity and hands on healing, always informs her work.  In her life-long pursuit of becoming a better teacher and healer, Ana has undertaken intimate studies in Sweat Lodge, Pipe Ceremony, Vision Quest and Sundance with various Native American and African healers.

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Ana is an ordained practitioner of Native American Medicine, Reiki Master, Certified Regression Therapist, and graduate of Anthony Robbins Master University.   She is a Faculty Member at The University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic and sits on the Boards of F.A.R.E. Play (Foundation for Athletic Research and Education) and Earth & Sky Circle (organization for Native American Ceremony).  She is the recipient of a Los Angeles Mayoral Commendation recognizing her outstanding teaching and healing work in the community and is a consultant to a number of military programs. She was presented with an award for service to ‘warriors in transition’ and a ‘presented for excellence’ medal for her work with EOD (Explosive Ordinance Disposal), both at Fort Carson Co.

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Ana Forrest’s book, Fierce Medicine: Breakthrough Practices to Heal the Body and Ignite the Spirit, (HarperOne) is available in English, German, Russian, Turkish and as an audio book, read by Ana. When Ana isn’t teaching, she loves to ride her motorcycle into the wilderness.
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2 comments on “Ana Forrest’s Fierce Medicine
  1. Alison says:

    Can’t wait to hear her speak at Power of the Road conference. She sounds really inspiring.

    • lizjansen says:

      She sure is Alison. If you get a chance, read her book Fierce Medicine. It’s a mix of memoir, beautifully displayed and described yoga poses, spiritual exercises and inspiration, all in one.

      Liz

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