Andrea Brook is an international performing artist and yoga teacher. As a musician, dancer and installation artist, Andrea has toured since 2001, presenting visually and sonically stunning performances and transforming architecture and natural environments into large-scale musical instruments, including the Coliseum in Rome, the Space Needle in Seattle, the Temple at Burning Man and the Grand Theater in Shanghai.
Andrea has been teaching yoga since 1998, and has led workshops and retreats around the world including Richard Branson’s Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands, the Omega Institute, the TED Conference, and festivals including Wanderlust, Burning Man, Lightning in a Bottle and the Envision Festival in Costa Rica. Her classes, workshops and retreats are designed to set one’s intentions into motion and use the tool of yoga to live life fully.
Inspirational quote – To love is to be a 100 percent present by Thich Nhat Hanh
Alternative Practice – Sonic Butterfly Yoga
Major Life Lesson – Often, when something negative happens, whether its an illness, loss or an injury. At these instances, we might ask, ‘What did I do wrong?’ and we hold ourselves back. Can we instead look at the situation and say ‘ This is my transformational time?’.
Life Purpose – I see myself as a doorway into believing who you are. Its about seeing me and saying ‘If she can do that, I can do that as well!’.
Best Advice – Decide what you want to do and then you will figure out how to do it!
Personal Habit – Breathe deeply.
Book Recommendation – The Heart of Understanding: Commentaries on the Prajnaparamita Heart Sutra
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