wellness workshop focused on body positivity | Homes and Lifestyle
Posted on November 1, 2021
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YouthWell will present Body Positive, Our Body Image Can Influence Our Mental Health, a free virtual workshop, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, November 14.
Students (ages 10-25), parents, teachers, and those who work with youth will learn from TEDx speaker Jenny Schatzle how body neutrality can transform self-image and improve self-esteem. She will talk about tools to eliminate negative messages.
Local leader Jordan Killebrew and student Caroline Anderson will share their experiences overcoming an eating disorder, and Dietitian Nutritionist Heather Lengyle will explain eating disorders, warning signs and how to help someone with eating disorder. ‘an eating disorder.
Schatzle is known locally for promoting authenticity and body positivity, pointing out that in order to change the conversation, individuals must first change the conversation within themselves. Schatzle is a speaker, blogger, two-time TEDx speaker, co-owner of Bond Fitness, and author of “Breaking the Cycle: Free Yourself from the Story That’s Hold You Back!
“My biggest challenge was to believe in who I was, in my worth and in my talent. And what I discovered very quickly is that my greatest talent is being authentically me, “she said.” We all have super power and that power is to be just what we are.”
YouthWell offers monthly wellness workshops at 4:30 p.m. on Sundays for youth, parents, caregivers and those who work with youth. To learn more, visit YouthWell.org.
Register on YouthWell.org/ateliers. Spanish interpretation provided.