Love your Body. Live your Life.

Welcome to The Body Positive! We are creating a world in which people are liberated from self-hatred, value their beauty and identity, and use their energy and intellect to make positive changes in their own lives and in their communities. Since 1996, The Body Positive has been re-connecting youth and adults to their innate body wisdom for more balanced, joyful self-care and a relationship with their whole selves that is guided by love, forgiveness, and humor.

3 Essential Skills
for Loving the
Skin You're In!

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What we do

Professional Trainings

Join us in forwarding our Body Positive movement! Make a difference in the lives of your peers, students, clients, or others by using our Be Body Positive Model curriculum.

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Public workshops

Embody author Connie Sobczak offers public workshops where you can practice new ways of relating to your body and food with more peace, joy, and balanced self-care.

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Campus Leadership

Establish a social climate in your school community where healthy eating, a positive body image, and excellent self-care are the norm.

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THIS IS BEAUTY

A radical reimagining of what beauty is, where it can be found, and how each of us can welcome it into our lives.

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Our Model

The Be Body Positive Model is comprised of five core Competencies, the fundamental skills we can 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 our whole selves from a place of self-love and appreciation, which allows us to act on our purpose and life goals.

We teach our model through public workshops, professional trainings, student leadership, and our book Embody

"A radical paradigm shift, but so simple, elegant, and intuitive. Love yourself and your body!"
— Brad Buchman, MD, college health physician

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"A radical paradigm shift, but so simple, elegant, and intuitive. Love yourself and your body!"

- Brad Buchman, MD, college health physician

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Revlon love is on: Million dollar challenge

We need your help!

The Body Positive is currently participating in the Revlon Love Is On Challenge. Over the course of six weeks, Revlon will donate a total of $1.4 million to organizations dedicated to women's health and wellness.

Please help us out by donating and sharing with your communities! The challenge ends October 26th.

UPDATE: BONUS CHALLENGE, SEPt. 27 — OCT 1

The first 10 charities to raise at least $5,000 online will each get $5,000. AND the first 200 online donations of $50 will get a $50 match. Start donating at 4pm Eastern on September 27th!

Upcoming Events

November 19, 2016: Self-love and Beauty Embodied Workshop

Back by popular demand! Due to numerous requests for another public workshop in 2016, Connie will hold one more Self-Love & Beauty Embodied workshop this fall. Learn simple, effective ways to work with your critical voice so that you can transform your fears into love and "flaws" into beauty. It is a day you will never forget! Learn more and register here.

May 12-13, 2017: BE BODY POSITIVE PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Registration is now open for our May 12-13, 2017 training for professionals in Berkeley, California. Sign up before the end of 2016 to receive a free gift! Learn more and register here.

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