"If you want to use yoga to heal emotional pain, you must find out where it resides in your body and learn to take your breath there. I don’t teach yoga to help people to transcend. I want people’s Spirits to reside in their body. I literally want to help people embody their Spirit, not go through life fragmented." - Ana T. Forrest
The word “Forrest” has not been misspelled, and it doesn’t at all entail that this yoga type must be practiced in the forest. Nor does it come from the age-old Sanskrit language. Forrest yoga is basically the innovation of west-coat yoga teacher Anna forest; Known for her acrobatic, dance-like yoga demonstrations. Many people have difficulty working through personal trauma, let alone turning it into something positive. Ana Forrest did it. She was born disabled, had to deal with abuse, epilepsy, alcoholism, and bulimia but it did not make her stop from becoming a great yoga instructor.
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