Together, Laura Burns of Radical Body Love Yoga & Rachel Estapa of More to Love Yoga invite you to gather with us for safe and comforting connection with other compassionate folks.
2020 has tested and turned upside down our lives, relationships, and our connections. It’s no wonder that so many of us are feeling out of sorts, raw, stuck, and isolated. We feel you!
- you have been through the wringer this year and deserve some deep self-care
- being in community together is the antidote to this year of isolation and turmoil
- you deserve this day of meaningful connection and reflection
- it’s time to release this year and move thoughtfully into 2021 with intention
Join us for a virtual experience that prioritizes ease and restorative conversations.
- Deep connection with your mind and body
- Gentle yoga postures and movement with a focus on sensation and self-compassion
- Conversations about mindfulness and embodiment
- Time to reflect and express your thoughts and feelings creatively about where you’ve been, where you’re going, and what you need
- Soul-nourishing restorative yoga poses to recharge and release tension
- A cathartic ritual of releasing to move forward into the new year with a clear heart
- Opening Tea & Welcome Session
- Gentle Yoga Led by Rachel Estapa, More to Love Yoga
- Space for Breaks & Socializing
- Mindful Discussions & Chats
- Restorative Yoga Session, Led by Laura Burns, Radical Body Love Yoga
- Releasing & Closing Ritual
We are honored to come together in community with you to sort through the experiences and emotions of this year so we can all move forward into the new year with ease and softness. Let’s leave behind the hard shell of 2020 and cross the threshold together into 2021 with gratitude in our hearts!
Meet your Hosts:
Rachel Estapa, More to Love Yoga
Rachel Estapa is the founder of More to Love YogaⓇ, an award-winning approach to yoga and wellness for larger bodies. She is a Kripalu certified yoga instructor, professional wellness coach, author, and sought-after speaker. Rachel’s relatable and honest message of self-love is at the center of the growing More to Love community. She was the Grand Prize winner of Mastercard and Bank of America’s Grow Your Biz Contest, and her work has been profiled in numerous TV & media outlets, including The New York Times, The Boston Globe and USA Today. She is a Boston-native and resides in Somerville, MA.
Laura Burns, Radical Body Love Yoga
As a fat Asian woman in recovery from Binge Eating Disorder and living with PCOS, a chronic illness, Laura knows the daily trauma of living and accessing care in a marginalized body. She uses this experience to help others in similar situations connect with themselves in more compassionate ways. Accessibility, trauma-sensitivity, and body-autonomy are her guiding principles. Laura offers yoga classes, courses, and retreats online.
Laura Burns is a fierce, fat, feminist advocate of body-positivity and fat liberation. As the founder of Radical Body Love, she helps folks heal from body-shame and oppression so they can empower themselves to live the life they deserve. Focused on connecting the physical and emotional to create healing pathways, Laura is committed to helping folks honor their bodies as they are. She believes that regardless of size, ability, age, gender expression, ethnicity, and experience with trauma, we are all worthy and deserving of honor and respect. Learn more about Laura at radicalbodylove.com.