ExuberantAnimal

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Frank Forencich is an internationally-recognized leader in health education and performance training. He earned his B.A. at Stanford University in human biology and neuroscience and has over 30 years teaching experience in martial art and health education. Author of Exuberant Animal, The Exuberant Animal Play Book, Change Your Body, Change the World and Beautiful Practice: A Whole-Life Approach to Health and the Human Predicament

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Frank Forencich has written several thoughtful books and numerous essays on the plight of the body in the modern world. Taking a unique evolutionary approach to health, he illuminates the challenges of "mismatch" and our life in this alien environment. Frank has traveled to Africa to study human origins and studied human biology at Stanford.  — Frank

Frank simply rocks with his wisdom and skills in whole body living, growing and evolving via his bright insights into evolving nature's genius. His holistic and partnership model of health is truly leading edge conscious movement...and fun to boot ; )

Through innovation and passion for outdoor physical movement, Frank can change lives for the better. He challenges societal problems related to health and fitness and scripts new thought processes for people to get outside and enjoy moving with nature.

As a physical education and health educator, Frank and his work have been essential in my own as a mover, eater, teacher, student, human. I return to his many writings, whether online or in print, regularly as I constantly work to develop a more holistic practice, both for myself personally and for all the beautiful people I move with every day.  — Tyler

Frank has opened a lot of folks eyes regarding our origins, our existence, our need to eat healthy and exercise regularly. I have learned so much from this man. Hope to meet him some day.  — Sue

Frank is a truth teller. He is a big-picture thinker who explains the root causes of disease and dysfunction through the lens of time. We need to live the way humans were designed to live- we need to be outdoors, aware of our surroundings, interacting playfully with nature. Frank's teachings simplify the path to healthy living.  — Sue Paul

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