I have something important to say!

I have something important to say!

I usually don’t cross post things from my yoga blog, Body Positive Yoga, but I feel like this post will resonate with a lot of y’all. Stop postponing your life until you lose the weight Please stop waiting for some magic moment (that may never happen) to come around. Some magic moment where you are tall, thin, […]

New blog: Body Positive Yoga

New blog: Body Positive Yoga

I’m starting a new blog! It’s called Body Positive Yoga. Why body positive? I’ve struggled with my weight and body image since my early teenage years. Growing up as a fat girl can take its toll. I have been on dozens of different diets, exercise regimes, and more trying to fit an ideal that was […]

Beautiful us: reflections from the body image book club

Beautiful us: reflections from the body image book club

Back in June, I announced a virtual body image book club surrounding the book Beautiful You: A Daily Guide to Radical Self-Acceptance by Rosie Molinary. The response was super, and over the past seven weeks, we’ve had a tight knit group of body lovin’, mind opening, perspective changing, thought provoking awesomeness. Last night was our final session together, […]

Self-acceptance Twitter Party!

Self-acceptance Twitter Party!

You’re invited to a parrrrrtayyyyyy! A virtual party. On Twitter! So save the date! We’ll be discussing self-acceptance: what it means to us, how we get there, and where to go from here with it at #beautifulyou. What do you need to do?  First, follow @rosiemolinary on Twitter so that you can have all the details leading up to […]

Yoga teacher training – halfway through

Yoga teacher training – halfway through

I’m a student in a year-long, 200-hour yoga teacher training program, and the end of June marked the halfway point in the program. I’ve hesitated writing about it here because it feels a little too personal, and a little self-congratulatory talking about “my yogic journey”. But as my friend Lisa said to me, the story […]