Fierce Medicine

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

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 134.62 x 200.66 x 22.86mm | 249.47g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperOne
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0061864250
  • 9780061864254
  • 112,486

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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"
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As the creator of Forrest Yoga, Ana T. Forrest has been transforming people'slives throughout the world for more thanthirty-five years. Her unique blend of physicalpractice, Eastern wisdom, and profoundNative American ceremony takes her teachingsliterally off the mat and into daily life--toheal everything from addictive behaviors andeating disorders to chronic pain and injury. InFierce Medicine, Forrest tells her own story ofhealing from the scars of abuse and physicalhandicaps, and reveals the proven practices thatenabled her to move beyond her past into a lifecommitted to helping others reconnect withtheir bodies, cultivate balance, and start living inharmony with their Spirits.

In her unique, powerful, and inviting voice, Ana Forrest reveals how to:

Learn to stalk fear and break free from it instead of running from it.

Be attentive to your body, discovering its own inherent healing properties.

Speak and act from a place of honesty and compassion.

Cultivate an open heart that is feeling, responsive, and reflexive and able to embrace change.

Harness your intuition and the courage to live in alignment with your Spirit.

Whether you've never done yoga or are a seasonedpractitioner, Ana Forrest's practices, stories, and exercises will help you uncover yourown warrior's heart. With this wise woman as yourtrusted guide, you, too, can become centered, strong, and more alive than ever before.
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