If you have been browsing around the gram lately, you’ve likely come across the #bodypositivity movement. While we are huge advocates for body acceptance, we understand that some people may have questions about what that means and looks like.
Here to speak on her experiences about reshaping wellness to include every BODY is Amber Karnes, founder of Body Positive Yoga. She’s a yoga Asana teacher and social justice advocate. Her commitment to accessible, adaptive yoga practice empowers thousands of diverse practitioners around the globe.
She is the creator of the Body Positive Clubhouse, an online community using tools of yoga and feminism to help people build unshakable confidence. In this episode of the Food Heaven Podcast, we talk to Amber about yoga, body acceptance (and body neutrality), food, and more!
In this episode, we’ll cover:
- Amber’s introduction to yoga and her experiences within the wellness space as a woman in a larger body
- Amber’s journey into body acceptance
- The inspiration behind creating Body Positive Yoga
- The difference between body positivity, body acceptance, and body neutrality
- Practical ways to incorporate acceptance and inclusivity in yoga teaching
- and MORE!
- Body Positive Yoga website
- Body Positive Clubhouse (membership community)
- Body Positive Rebellion (free course on body positivity and confidence)
- Shore Up (free course in self-care)
- 7 day yoga exploration (free course)
- Yoga For All (online teacher training)
- Instagram | Facebook | YouTube
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