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Ana Forrest

Secrets of Yoga Teacher Training: The Art of Getting Turned On

Jenine Durland | Posted 11.03.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Jenine Durland

My apartment is quiet, so quiet in fact that after years of listening to free Pandora radio, last night I finally gave in and paid for the ad-free upg...

Never Waste a Good Trigger: Part Two

Ana Forrest | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Ana Forrest

We can use emotional and physical triggers to lead us onto a path of discovery. The unwinding and healing of the trauma trail has many steps. Each step taken is an act of power, which also builds self-respect.

Never Waste a Good Trigger: Part One

Ana Forrest | Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Ana Forrest

Triggers can be an incredible ally. Triggers lead to what needs healing. Instead of being ashamed of being triggered, get excited because you have a clue for where to do your work! Triggers lead you on the path you need to go.

How 3 Top Yoga Masters Find Balance -- On And Off The Mat

Meryl Davids Landau | Posted 03.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Meryl Davids Landau

I know that living our yoga both on and off the mat is challenging. After all, I based my entire novel around that idea. But my recent self-flagellation got me to wondering how more adept yoga masters triumph over such trials -- and if they even have them in the first place.

In Honor of Memorial Day, Cultivate Your Warrior's Heart

Ana Forrest | Posted 07.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Ana Forrest

It is easy to cultivate impervious walls. It takes a lot more courage to feel and care for one's self and for those around us.

Healing PTSD Through A New Kind Of Yoga

Ana Forrest | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Ana Forrest

Every time we disarm a trigger by activating our feet, regulating our breathing, relaxing our neck and connecting to our core, the power of the trigger weakens. This is part of the victory over PTSD.