“Belonging allows
us to be courageous
and compassionate.”
—Rolf Gates, US Ranger
and yoga instructor


“I find it fascinating that women of all shapes and sizes can have the exact same
emotional attachment and struggles with the body self.”

“It (body image) will always be an issue and I’m still pushing forward,
the more I do, the further I get.”

“I have hope for living vs subsisting.”

“I think I’m tired of being in a fog of my own sh…”

“I felt very strong when I left here.”

“The body self workshops feel like a place to heal.”

“It is a relief to understand why I feel this way when I hate my body.”

“It feels so good to be surrounded by people who walk the same path that I do.”