Although she may be known as the Beyonce for yoga, Jessamyn is a champion for all people.
This queer writer and instructor is most well-known for her work in the gym community where she spreads her message of body positivity.
Stanley says to Sonia Baghdady, “Body positivity means accepting your body right now.” Make an appointment now. “To say, “I’m perfect today.” From that place, the feeling of happiness, “What can I do?” “What am I capable?
Stanley believes that many people mistakenly believe that being thin is a sign of health.
“There’s so many stereotypes about who is well, what wellness looks like, and traditionally, it’s very white, it’s very cisgender, very heterosexual, it’s very thin, it’s very wealthy — there’s no inclusion of the different pieces of all of us. She says that each of us rests at the center a multitude of intersections. “Anyone who is marginalized experiences this more than anyone else.
Advocate Now | Jessamyn Stanley
Stanley believes that health refers to the well-being and wellbeing of all aspects of a person’s life, not just their body. Stanley believes spiritual wellness is essential to healthy living. However, it’s rarely discussed in…