Smashing Body Type Barriers with Jessamyn Stanley
20 Minute Fitness Episode #46
On this episode of 20 Minute Fitness we have the amazing chance to sit down with the Jessamyn Stanley!
She is a yogi who breaks all the stereotypes, has built a life as an internationally recognized yoga teacher and award-winning Instagram star by combining a deep understanding for yoga with a willingness to share her personal struggles in a way that touches everyone who comes to know her.
Now she brings her body-positive, emotionally uplifting approach to yoga in her book Every Body Yoga that will help every reader discover the power of yoga and how to weave it seamlessly into his or her life.
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Three Things You Will Learn
1.) How Jessamyn Stanley Is Transforming Fitness
Although Jessamyn is focused on the practice of yoga, she is also using her social platform and love of the practice to make waves in the fitness community. Jessamyn is making strides to disrupt the “norms” of the fitness industry by demonstrating that yoga (and fitness in general) applies to a massive array of body types.
2.) Why Fitness Is More Than Skin Deep
Stanley practices and teaches high-energy Vinyasa-flow yoga, an athletic style of yoga that strings various poses together to create a sequence. Her classes provide a body-positive approach that focuses on how the body feels vs. how it looks, a technique she developed through her own personal practice.
3.) What Changing Your Perspective Does
Listen to what Jessamyn has to say about the wonders of changing your perspective can do. Plus, the surprising tip to accepting your own fitness path.
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