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Authentic Body Positivity & Accidental Activism with Dianne Bondy

Dianne Bondy's web site declares in bold letters, "Yoga is for Every Body. No exceptions. You can do yoga." And she has devoted her teaching career to making sure this is the case. Over the past few decades, she has been proactive in creating yoga spaces that are empowering, inclusive, and equitable for all. I know Dianne from her playful and educational social media presence -- I had even more fun with her magnetic and charismatic presence in our talk. In our conversation she shares:


  • How she became a self-proclaimed "accidental activist"
  • Ideas for creating a more equitable class
  • How thinness is not equivalent to fitness
  • Weight-training, Pilates, and yoga as complements to each other, especially during menopause
  • How being in diverse spaces helps us see more beauty
  • Being true to ourselves and our conditioning when it comes to body positivity


To learn more about Dianne, go to our shownotes page: https://yogalandpodcast.com/episode330

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