Ana Forrest is a Medicine Woman, the Creatrix of Forrest Yoga & author of Fierce Medicine. 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.
Ana has studied with healers from across the globe in her life-long pursuit of becoming a better teacher and healer. Her work is informed by 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.
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.
Ana Forrest’s book, Fierce Medicine: Breakthrough Practices to Heal the Body and Ignite the Spirit, (HarperOne) was released May 2011. The audio book, read by Ana, is also now available at audible.com.
Movement for Modern Life is thrilled to have worked with Ana Forrest, and we encourage those who follow her to try Kristi Johnson's classes here at Movement for Modern Life online and at Inbaba Yoga.