This list of action items was first printed along with article titled The Movement For Dance Inclusion in ROC Issue 03, pages 08-15. To submit resources relating to this topic, please send us an email.
PICK UP BOOKS like Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia or Dancing In The Streets: A History Of Collective Joy to learn how you can feel more comfortable in your own skin.
LISTEN TO PODCASTS like the Affirmation Pod hosted by Josie Ong to learn how to silence your inner critic.
She’s All Fat: A Fat Positive Podcast, Food Heaven Podcast, and Living in this Queer Body.
SUPPORT body positive organizations like Body Confidence Canada
BODY POSITIVITY MOVEMENT — a good way to start is by following body positive accounts on social media.
Enam Asiama (@enamasiama)
Jessamyn Stanley (@mynameis jessamyn)
Callie Thorpe & The Confidence Corner (@calliethorpe)
Lydia Okello (@styleistyle)
Rosey Blair (@roseybeeme)
Naomi Watanabe (@watanabenaomi703)
ELEVATE your knowledge by taking courses like the ones offered by The Body Positive or The Fierce Fatty.
BE KIND TO YOUR OWN BODY. We’re often our toughest critics. AVOID COMPARING YOURSELF TO OTHERS. We are all unique.
ENGAGE in a conversation. Is there something your own body image has held you back from trying? Tag us on socials with #rocbodypositivity
Whether you can give five minutes, five dollars or five days, your actions contribute to a positive ripple of change. Find direct links to all resources listed in our magazine below. Join the movement today!