Lisa Fierer is the Author of
thirst: a memoir
thirst: a memoir (working title) is about the distance between the lives we are given and the lives we choose.
A story of survival, hope, yoga, self-discovery and the tremendous support of compassionate communities. It touches the part of each of us that longs for the healing power of laughter, the transformative force of forgiveness and the bravery required to learn to love again.
Inspirational Speaker & Teacher
Lisa Fierer is a dynamic speaker, an accredited “Master” Yoga teacher and a forgiveness rabble-rouser. In 15 years of speaking and teaching everywhere from Lululemon to Harley Davidson to Glide, she has inspired over 20,000 people to embrace the power of forgiveness.
Lisa was led to take her first yoga class in 1999, a recommended remedy to a bodybuilding injury. She found that yoga brought not only physical healing, but also the opportunity for a more meaningful connection with herself and others. In 2005 she enrolled in a training program to become a yoga teacher. Lisa has since acquired over 1000 hours of training. As a teacher, Lisa strives to guide students towards the divine wisdom that lies within each and every one of us.
Through the doorway of yoga, Lisa began to study Sanskrit. In 2009, Lisa completed an 18 month immersion utilizing Sanskrit in teaching Yoga. She continued her Sanskrit studies with Manorama, the founder of Luminous Shabda. Hosted by YogaPod, CorePower, Full Circle, FigureYoga and numerous studios, Lisa leads Sanskrit Teacher Trainings and Workshops throughout Colorado.
She has also trained with Matthew Sanford in Adaptive Yoga, which makes yoga accessible to people who are differently-abled. Lisa has taught yoga at Detox Centers, through Phoenix Multisport, bringing the practice to people recovering from substance abuse, and supporting the recovery of body, mind, and spirit.
In 2011, Lisa discovered StandUp Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga and earned certifications through Paddle Into Fitness to teach SUP Yoga & Fitness. As a Master Trainer, she now leads StandUp Paddleboard, SUP Yoga, & Fitness Teacher Trainings throughout Colorado, the United States, and Internationally. Lisa teaches for Yoga Pod, B-Fit (boulderfitnesstraining.com) Corepower Studios and Colorado Athletic Clubs.
‘Fierer (fear) Less, Forgive More’
Lisa’s own path towards forgiveness started in a state of rage. After losing her mother to domestic violence, Lisa got angry, got addicted, got clean, and got started on a path that transformed her from a punkass (the kind who stole something and helped you look for it) to an inspirational teacher. Along the way she discovered a new ‘f-word,’ forgiveness.
Now, Lisa trains people and companies to cultivate the #1 skill needed to reduce stress and increase productivity: Forgiveness. With her proven method of: Fear Less – Forgive More, Lisa uses humor, storytelling, and yogic principles to teach people and companies how to let go of beliefs holding us back and find lightness in body, mind, and work.