Fat Yoga

At ‘Fat Yoga,’ Bucking Stigma And Embracing Body Positivity

At ‘Fat Yoga,’ Bucking Stigma And Embracing Body Positivity

A fat yoga class at New York City’s Buddha Body Yoga. (Photo: Facebook) 

At its core, yoga is a practice that promotes acceptance and a mind-body connection. But for people of a certain size … it can be anything but.

Enter “fat yoga.” This new fitness movement involves yoga classes designed exclusively for people with larger bodies, and it’s growing — fat yoga studios have popped up everywhere from Portland to Nashville to Austin, Texas to New York City. And despite the stigma attached to the F-word, many studio owners and practitioners are embracing it. More….

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By Zoe

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