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Celebrate Every Body Week

A weight-neutral approach to healthy living
for people of ALL shapes and sizes

 

Celebrate Every Body Week is February 19-23, 2018

THE JEANS EXCHANGE:

Jeans not fitting?  Instead of trying to change your body to fit unattainable image standards, wear what fits to feel comfortable, confident, and celebrate your unique body!  Donate your jeans in exchange for FREE Celebrate Every Body swag (t-shirt, water bottle, or beanie) and help to spread the message of body positivity!

Newcomb: Mon-Fri, Feb 19-23rd, 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Any men’s, women’s, and kid’s clothing in good condition will be accepted. Donations go to support the Shelter for Help in Emergency.

FREE FITNESS FOR EVERY BODY:

Bodies were made to move! Enjoy these FREE classes, open to all students and IM-Rec members:

  • YOGA FOR EVERY BODY – Students are led through part of the primary series of Ashtanga yoga in a group class. Focus on breathing, explanation of the poses with modifications and gazing point are all introduced. Expect to build up a sweat, while developing strength, flexibility and mindfulness. Offered in partnership with the Contemplative Sciences Center..
    Aquatics & Fitness Center MP1, Thursday, February 22nd, 8:00-9:00 pm
  • Celebrate Every Body Week ZUMBA – Get in the groove and learn easy to follow dance moves, all set to an international beat.
    Aquatics & Fitness Center MP4, Friday, February 23rd, 5:45-6:45 pm

THE BODY PROJECT:

Join us to shift the conversation about women and body image by participating in The Body Project.  This two-session workshop offers a supportive space for UVA women to explore body image pressures they encounter every day.  

Celebrate Every Body Dates are February 22 & March 1, 5:00-7:00pm at 1515 Garage.  Email Hannah Trible (hbt2d@virginia.edu) to RSVP.
Other dates include:  March 15 & 22 (2-4pm); and April 6 & 13 (1-3pm).  Email Hannah Trible (hbt2d@virginia.edu) to RSVP and for location details.

SCREENINGS:

Concerned about your relationship with food, exercise, or your body? Free and confidential in-person screening for eating disorders and other mental health concerns available at Mental Wellness Screening Day. No appointment necessary, screening takes about 15-20 minutes.

  • Newcomb 3rd floor, Thursday, February 22nd, 11:00 am-3:00 pm
  • Click here for anonymous, confidential online screening