Holistic Nourishment: A Body Positive Group Program

Overcome the emotional eating and body image issues that are holding you back from living your best, HEALTHIEST life!!

The next group is planned for October 2020!!

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Program Details:

This 8-week group program, based on the Be Body Positive Model, will teach you five powerful competencies to help you develop resources and a renewed energy to take care of your body:

The 5 Competencies include:

  1. Reclaim Health
  2. Practice Intuitive Self-Care.
  3. Cultivate Self-Love
  4. Declare Your Own Authentic Beauty
  5. Build Community

These core Competencies are fundamental skills we practice on a daily basis to live peacefully and healthfully in our bodies. When we become proficient—competent—at using these skills, we are able to care for ourselves in body, mind, and spirit from a place of self-love and appreciation.

Session Topics
(Sessions run approx. 60-75 min.)

Week 1: Introduction to Your Body Positive Group

  • In this session, we will be setting up our group agreements, as well as begin exploring messages about bodies, health, gender, beauty, food and exercise.

Week 2: Our Body Stories

  • Explore how our current relationship with our bodies developed, and get introduced to Health at Every Size (HAES)

Week 3: Reclaim Health

  • Break down common myths about weight and health, explore sizeism and build upon our understanding of Health at Every Size (HAES)

Week 4: Cultivate Self-Love

  • Explore how our critical voice can impact how we relate to ourselves and to others, and learn to cultivate a kind and compassionate voice that can speak to our inner critic.

Week 5: Practice Intuitive Self-Care

  • Get introduced to intuitive eating and intuitive movement

Week 6: Pleasure, Shame, and Intuitive Sexuality

  • Explore pleasure as a component of positive, healthy self care, and examine the role of shame in blocking pleasure, self-love,physical health, and emotional well-being.

Week 7: Declare Your Own Authentic Beauty

  • Re-envision Beauty broad enough to encompass all people. Develop more comfort in talking about identities, oppression, privilege and beauty.

Week 8: Beauty Stories

  • Declare our own authentic beauty, participate in a closing circle and program evaluation.

Please bring a notebook or journal to each session