The Body Positive

Naomi is a Chicago-raised Jill-of-all-trades. She has over a decade of experience working in education and has worked professionally as an actor, writer, yoga instructor, and artist. She started volunteering with The Body Positive in 2014 and is now the proud Director of Programs and Communications, spreading the message of self-love far and wide. You can learn more about her and check out her artwork on Etsy at UniqueBeautyDesigns.

Latest posts:
May 22, 2019

Discovering Joyful Movement with Nia Dance

One woman discovers the meaning of joyful movement with an exploration of Nia Dance at her local JCC.

May 17, 2018

MIGA Swimwear: Sharing Stories in the Disfigurement Community to Combat Stigma

Marialuisa Mendiola, founder of MIGA Swimwear, discusses her experience growing up with a deformity and how it shaped her life's mission.

Feb 7, 2018

Choosing Love Over Fear

Three stories highlighting the choice we are often faced with between love and fear.

Nov 27, 2017

Giving Tuesday: Giving Back to our Communities

Four Be Body Positive Facilitators share how they are supporting their community.

Oct 3, 2017

Guest Post: Spiraling Into Self-Love

A recently trained Body Positive Facilitator and volunteer at The Body Positive shares her self-love journey as a fat, brown, queer woman.

May 27, 2017

Surrendering Body Hatred, Fear, and Shame with the Help of The Body Positive—and the Giant Redwoods of the Pacific Coast

Guest blogger Angie Siebert, a former corporate wellness professional, finds peace and healing with The Body Positive and nature.

Dec 2, 2016

We Mourn the Loss of Brandy Vela and Recommit to Body Positive Education

In the wake of the tragic suicide of Brandy Vela due to cyber bullying, we are struck by the urgency with which our message MUST be spread.

Oct 24, 2016

Exercise and Self-Love - they aren’t mutually exclusive!

A Yahoo reporter asked us to comment on a video they shared with us. We responded too late to be quoted, but here’s what we said...

Jul 9, 2016

New JC Penney Campaign Features Fat Women Changing the World

A video for JC Penney's #HereIAm campaign features five incredible fat women who urge us to change the narrative surrounding fat bodies.

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