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Jessamyn Stanley teaches ‘body positive’ yoga

Posted at 1:16 PM, Jun 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-09 17:21:37-04

RICHMOND, Va. – Yoga Teacher and body positivity advocate, Jessamyn Stanley is currently on tour promoting her new project, the book “Every Body Yoga.” Jessamyn made her debut on our LIVE show and shared her tips for letting go of fear and loving your body.

You can meet Jessamyn while she is in town Saturday, June 10 at the Richmond Public Library, 101 East Franklin Street from 2 to 3:30 p.m. For more information, you can visit http://jessamynstanley.com/

Watch the video to hear what she says about yoga being a practice for all body types.

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@Mynameisjessamyn visited us to talk about body positive yoga and her new book: Every Body Yoga. “My advocacy comes from the fact that as a fat body, black queer person I am taught to be very uncomfortable with my body and to apologize for it and to explain myself, Jessamyn says. She took her inspiring, positive message and designed a book that can be used by a complete novice. “Get into your body,” she says. You have a chance to meet her June 10 at the Richmond Public Library, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Click the link in our bio for her full interview with @virginiathismorning

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