Category Archives: body image

hunger, hope & healing: an interview with sarahjoy marsh

hunger, hope & healing: an interview with sarahjoy marsh

Millions of North Americans suffer from disordered eating—compulsive or stress eating, and restricting—marked by obsessive food thoughts, guilt, and body-hatred. Lurching from overindulgence to deprivation, chronic dieters grasp at the latest diet fads.

Even more startling, up to 24 million Americans of all ages and genders suffer from eating disorders: binge eating disorder, anorexia, and bulimia—linked to depression, they have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness.… Read more

why i ditched yoga for a dance fitness class called partyfit

why i ditched yoga for a dance fitness class called partyfit

Okay, I haven’t ditched yoga entirely, but I have stopped attending asana classes in favour of a high-intensity dance fitness workout. At Partyfit, there are club lights and a disco ball and hot-bodied instructors in sports bras yelling “Wooo!” at random intervals while we follow their choreographed moves to top 40 songs.… Read more

body politics & positivity: yoga body jamming with erica mather, dec 14

body politics & positivity: yoga body jamming with erica mather, dec 14

I’m looking forward to jamming about body politics, the mythical yoga body and body image with Erica Mather on Dec 14. Erica is a NYC-based Forrest Yoga teacher, body image activist and founder of Adore Your Body Signature System. She’s been conducting these teleclasses with thought leaders in the body image movement, and I’m honoured to be next on her list.… Read more

jennifer aniston’s yoga teacher wants you to have the perfect body

jennifer aniston’s yoga teacher wants you to have the perfect body

One of the joys of being a yoga blogger is getting emails from yoga publicists. The latest yogalebrity hype landed in my inbox with the subject line, “Get the perfect body with Yogalosophy.”

It was from Jennifer Aniston’s yoga teacher’s publicist, repping Mandy Ingber and telling me about her new “Yogalosophy” app.… Read more