Allison English is a certified Forrest Yoga Instructor, National Manager of Education and Content for Pure Yoga Teacher Training and a Faculty Teacher Trainer at Pure Yoga. She has completed over 1000 hours of training through the Foundation and Advanced Forrest Yoga Teacher Certification Programs. She was voted “Best Yoga Instructor – Chicago” in 2008 and has regularly appeared in publications, blogs, and fundraising events as a leading yoga instructor in the Chicago community and around the country. Continuing to advance her teaching skills and intensify her personal practice, she regularly travels around the United States to attend workshops, teacher trainings, and intensive practices with her master teacher Ana Forrest. Allison’s classes focus on connecting to the strength of the core, deepening the flow and energy of the breath, and realizing the power of a yoga practice to transform her students in mind, body and Spirit. She has experience teaching to a wide variety of levels, assessing physical limitations, and tailoring yoga to prevent and treat a variety of illnesses and injuries. Compassionately constructed pose sequences in combination with guided breath-work and expert hands-on adjustments will take you on a fantastic journey through the joys of a yoga practice – awakening your senses, opening new space in your body and enlivening your Spirit.