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Body Positivity & yoga

Below are the best resources we could find on Body Positivity and yoga.

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Body-Positivity Advocate Jessamyn Stanley: Yoga Isn’t Just for “One Type of Person”

Right now, yoga is “marketed toward thin, white, affluent people. That’s such a small percentage of who exists, and it’s not the group of people who need yoga the most,” says Stanley.

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Jessamyn Stanley’s 8-Minute Yoga for Self-Love | Health

We’re practicing self-care while staying active in this eight-minute flow with body-positive yogi and Every Body Yoga author Jessamyn Stanley.

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The Plus Factor: And Why There’s a Yogi in Our Logo

The term “body-positive” has a slightly different meaning for everyone, yet its core message is one of acceptance and belief in oneself—no matter how thin, flexible, or adept at handstands you may be.

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12 Rockstar Yogis Who Are Leading the Body-Positive Movement

The yoga community has come together to lead a pivotal crusade, helping to reshape the false image of what a yogi is supposed to look like.

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How this Millennial Brings Body Positivity to Her Yoga Practice

Jessamyn Stanley is changing the narrative of what a “woman who practices yoga” looks like.

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Jessamyn Stanley Poses in Lingerie to Share an Insanely Candid Close-Up of Her Stretch Marks

Jessamyn Stanley isn’t afraid to show off her body au naturel.

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Body Positive Yoga—Interview with Jessamyn Stanley

Talk with Jessamyn Stanley about yoga as therapy, body image, diversity in yoga, haters on the internet, and much more.

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9 Body-Positive Yoga Routines You Can Do on Youtube

Whatever your reasons are for seeking body-affirming yoga instruction, you’re not alone in your quest and in your needs. These nine yoga YouTube videos can be a great way to get started on your journey.

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Big Yoga: A Simple Guide for Bigger Bodies

If you think yoga is only for skinny young things, you need to think again. To expert Meera Patricia Kerr, yoga can be used by anyone-including those with bigger bodies. With an emphasis on health and relaxation, Meera has developed a unique yoga program for larger individuals.

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Research on Body Acceptance and Yoga

Dr. Jennifer Webb discusses her research on the impact of body image, the media, and yoga. Podcast host Maya and Dr. Webb also explore the research findings on why people choose yoga, and how the practice helps address body shaming, media images, and diet culture.

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