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Forrest Yoga Intensive Classes

Forrest Yoga Intensives
with Heidi Sormaz and Denise Hopkins
Friday - Monday June 18-21st; August 13-16th
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Single Intensive: Sustaining Rate $25 / Base Rate $22.50 / Benefactor Rate $30

Forrest Yoga Intensive Classes

Each Forrest Yoga Intensive class is designed and sequenced with a specific focus area in order to help move your practice to the next level. These are intermediate to advanced level intensive classes. Through the carefully sequenced, building asana, first you'll connect with yourself and then you'll create a deeper connection to all things.

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About the Instructor

Heidi Sormaz Forrest YogaForrest Yoga Guardian Teacher: Heidi Sormaz, Ph.D., E-RYT 500, is the owner and director of Fresh Yoga studios in New Haven. She has studied Yoga for over 25 years and taught for 19. A Level 5 Certified Forrest Yoga teacher and Forrest Yoga Guardian Teacher, Heidi teaches the Forrest Yoga 200-HR and Advanced Teacher Trainings. She has taught at Esalen, Kripalu and many other national venues. In 2008, Yoga Journal named Heidi one of their "Next Generation of Yoga Teachers." To read article click here! Ana chose Heidi Sormaz and Catherine Allen as the 1st Forrest Yoga Guardian Teachers to ever teach her Forrest Yoga Foundation and Advanced Teacher Trainings. In 2013, The Great Course selected Heidi to develop their 1st ever course on Yoga and Health and she recently released an audiobook with Audible.com, "How to Live a Yogic Lifestyle."

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Denise HopkinsDenise Hopkins, E-RYT 500, Forrest Yoga Guardian began her yoga journey after working for 13 years in the NYC fashion industry. Yoga became her saving grace to the competitive nature of the business. After searching for a teacher training in the city, she decided to take the Forrest Yoga training based on gut instinct. It was life changing. She completed her training with founder Ana Forrest in 2005 and currently assists Ana nationally at workshops and teacher trainings. Through FY, Denise learned the skills she needed to let go of old behavior patterns which set her up for being “walked on”. She found an inner strength which birthed new confidence, passion, and lots of feeling. In 2010 Denise partnered up with Kate Lubensky to create Yoga for Breast Cancer, a DVD created to address the needs of breast cancer battlers and survivors. It was so well received that they recently produced two more DVD’s entitled Gentle Yoga for Cancer and Yoga for Heart Health. Denise draws from her strong sense of intuition and passion for hands-on healing. She has a knack for reading the energy of students and responding to what they need. Denise’s way of instructing is direct, clear, and inspiring. It is her desire that every student feels seen and understood. She also incorporates her work with Cranial Sacral Therapy into her hands-on assists and private sessions.

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