Jessamyn Stanley: The Plus Size Yogi
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Jessamyn Stanley: The Plus Size Yogi

Yoga is hard: It doesn’t only consist of light stretching and Shavasana for an hour. Some poses take a lot of power and skills that most people (even strong men) can’t do. For Jessamyn Stanley, a 30 something North Carolina native, yoga is part of her everyday life. She has more than 300 thousand followers on Instagram and more than 120 thousand likes on Facebook. So, what makes her so different than other famous yoga instructors?

She is a ‘fat femme’ (as she calls herself) or a ‘plus size’ yoga instructor. Learn more about this amazing yogi who’s changed the meaning of what it takes to be a yoga instructor.

She is a body positive advocate

She knows it can be hard for curvier girls to want to try yoga. She encourages everyone to try it for a week before deciding if they like it or not.

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