Yoga for Bigger Bodies is designed to bring yoga to those who feel that the traditional class setting is not providing the support and encouragement that is needed to feel successful in Yoga. This class provides a safe space for anyone at any size to become more in tune with their body.
Yoga for Bigger Bodies is a gentle yoga class that provides mindfulness, self-care, and mind/body/spirit connection. This class will provide you with tools that will help build strength, ﬂexibility, and conﬁdence not just physically but also mentally.
This series is open to all shapes, ability levels and sizes. This is an inclusive and nonjudgmental class that emphasizes Health At Every size, body acceptance and joyful movement. There is no weight requirement and everyone is welcome. Level 1 is great for the beginner or for someone who is looking to gain more foundational work into their practice.
To learn more about Yoga for Bigger Bodies, please visit: yogaforbiggerbodies.org
10% Early Bird discount until April 27th
10% TPY Member discount available
About Julie Westlin-Naigus
Julie comes to yoga through a social justice lens and strives to create classes that are inclusive, compassionate, safe and give space for all to experience embodiment.
She is passionate about bringing education and empowerment to yoga teachers and students through trainings, workshops, retreats and classes based on principles of body acceptance, Health at Every Size©(HAES), Body Vulnerability, radical acceptance and embodied anatomy.
Students have referred to her classes as a “Hatha” style with an emphasis and passion on anatomy through an approachable and experiential method from her studies with Amy Matthews and Todd Jackson.
Julie received her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training from Kripalu Yoga Center in 2008 and has been studying Body-Mind Centering since 2013. She began studying yoga in 2006 when she found herself fully immersed in the Kripalu Seva program where she spent two years studying the science of yoga.
In addition to teaching yoga, Julie holds her master’s degree in counseling with a certificate in Eating Disorders from Lewis & Clark College. She facilitates workshops, groups and individual counseling at Be Nourished. In 2013, Julie created Yoga for Bigger Bodies which continues to grow and develop.