Internationally renowned fitness professional best known for creating Forrest Yoga, a yoga style based on Hatha yoga. She has been published in magazines and papers worldwide, including frequent contributions to Yoga Journal. She released the book "Fierce Medicine: Breakthrough Practices to Heal the Body and Ignite the Spirit" in May 2011.
At fourteen she took her first yoga class on a dare. By the age of eighteen she'd become a certified instructor. She went on to study medicinal practices around the world from traditional Native American medicine to the Japanese practice of Reiki.
She sat on the board of Advisors for the Foundation for Athletic Research & Education and taught at The University of Bridgeport.
She has lived on Orcas Island, Washington.
Much like Bikram Choudhury, she is a published author and yoga guru.