Yoga for Larger Bodies tells of one woman's experience of being a plus-sized yoga instructor. It is the origin story of a London yoga class specifically for larger bodied individuals, as taught by Janice Kate Fisher who also narrates the story.
The story is personal, framed in her own individual journey to heal from shame and to create a place where all kinds of health (mental, physical, social) were equally valued and where a 'healing dialogue' between herself and her students could begin.
The animation and all of the images it contains were created in keeping with the themes of union, meditation, and connection; it is formed of a single continuous line for its entire duration, giving it a peaceful feeling and a unique style of art.Animator: Stacy Bias
Narrator / Yoga Instructor: Janice Kate Fisher
by Stacy Bias – Stacy is an animator, artist and activist living in the UK. She believes that the documentary has an important message for all kinds of people, especially anyone who has ever struggled to find peace with their body and has sometimes let that stop them from fully engaging in their life.
Find out more about Stacy and her work here.
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