Fierce Medicine: Breakthrough Practices to Heal the Body and Ignite the Spirit

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Harper Collins, May 3, 2011 - Self-Help - 272 pages

In Fierce Medicine, Ana Forrest, charismatic teacher and founder of Forrest Yoga, combines physical practice, eastern wisdom, and profound Native American ceremony to help heal everything from addictive behaviors and eating disorders to chronic pain and injury.

Fierce Medicine is also part memoir, detailing Ana Forrest's journey to move beyond her past as she helps others to do the same. Filled with helpful yoga exercises, Fierce Medicine teaches us to reconnect with our bodies, cultivate balance, and start living in harmony with our Spirits.


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This has an interesting Memoir built into it and a very Fierce middleaged female author who has accomplished great things being yoga and I would recommend the book to people who are interested in extreme yoga. Read full review

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User Review  - kukulaj - LibraryThing

I have no direct experience with the school of yoga led by Ana Forrest : I just bought this book on a whim. How what is written here is practiced and taught by that school's proponents, I have no idea ... Read full review


Anas Prayer
Suffering Is Optional
Building the Warriors Heart
A Brief Pause While
Setting Your Intent
Learning to Listen Within
Romancing the Soul
Coping with
Creating Balance
The Braid of Three Truths

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About the author (2011)

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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