Posts tagged body image
Syracuse University Recap

I am so grateful to have been asked to speak at Syracuse University! Be Well SU sponsored a lecture for 200 female students to attend. We laughed, we cried, and we made a plan to take action! I will have more information about what we came up with as a group shortly! Next up is Jacksonville State College.

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The Victoria's Secret model is what society sees as the 'beauty ideal.' Here's why that's a problem

I was recently asked to attend TheCurvyCon in NYC to speak on a panel with Old Navy and give a mini-workshop on beauty ideals and self-love. Click Here to watch the video and read the article on Yahoo!

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Raise Your Hand if You Are Wearing Shorts This Summer!

I hear women say the strangest things about their bodies and when it comes to wearing shorts, the self-deprecating comments seem to flow freely without a second thought. I wanted to find out why that is? Why are shorts so scary for us as girls and women? I sat down with four amazing women from Natural Models LA to find out more about their relationship with their legs and how they healthily manage their insecurities! So it's time to get your hands up and join us in wearing shorts this summer!

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The Art of Sitting Comfortably Without Shame and Shining Light

I have been enjoying every minute of my trip in Bora Bora and have been reading, meditating, and thinking a lot as I relax on the beach or the balcony of our little hut on the water. I posted this photo on instagram and was shocked by the overwhelming response from women. It made me realize the magnitude of oppression we experience each day on instagram and it inspired me to think more about it! Here are my thoughts on mastering the art of sitting comfortably without shame. I welcome you to join me and shine your light!

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Tips to Prioritize and Prepare Your Food and Workouts for the #21daychallenge

We kicked off Cycle 3 of the #21daychallenge with over 1250 people who signed up to improve their lifestyle and create healthy habits with us! We have some tips that will help you prioritize your workouts and prepare your healthy meals with ease to crush this challenge like the boss you are!

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6 Women, 6 Different Shapes, Wearing the Same Size Bikini

We shot photos of 6 different women, with 6 different body types, in the same bikini! The result was a massive dose of body positivity we all need as we head into peak summer months! Click here to see more photos and learn more about how “sample sizes” effect female body image.

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The Death of the 1950's "Housewife" and Rise of Beauty Ideals for Women

I speak about media manipulation and the effect it has on our sense of self often and in this post I give you a brief history in the demise of the former “housewife” role for women in the 1950’s and the rise of beauty and youth ideals that became synonymous with a woman’s ability to be a heroine.

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Adidas #TALKS Panel Moderated by Yours Truly

I was thrilled when Adidas asked me to moderate their first ever #TALKS event on the west coast at Coachella to launch their new design, "Arkyn." Arkyn is a shoe designed for women by women with the intent of starting much-needed conversations for women around culture and creativity. Watch the full video and get inspired here!

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Katie Willcox Brings the HNS message to Home & Family TV

You have to watch the segment of Katie Willcox on Home & Family TV. Katie brought the message that healthy is the new skinny and how we need to empower young girls to choose health over the beauty ideal. A must watch. 

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Why Plus Size Models Don't Promote Obesity

Katie Willcox goes on a rant to explain why plus-size models don't promote obesity and why we should be encouraging plus size women to feel included in fashion. Plus she shows you how to give your boyfreind jeans a boho makeover!

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Take a Look at Our Denver Event Recap

We came, we saw, we conquered! Our Denver event at Yoga Pod Denver West was a success. Take a look at our group experience and sign up for our next event this Jan. in Los Angeles.  

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