Earlier this summer, I had the pleasure of meeting the lovely renowned yoga expert, Donna Noble, from CurveSomeYoga at the Style XL plus size event. Her passion for yoga for everyone at every size and ability was so inspiring to me and I found her talk really captivating.
As someone who suffers with anxiety, I was really interested to hear how yoga can help to promote breathing correctly and feelings of relaxation and calm which is definitely something that would benefit me.
CurveSomeYoga’s aim is to show that every body is a yoga body… a video was launched featuring gorgeous Plus Size Bloggers (Sharon Davies, Lorna Campbell, Lauren French and Lucia Morris) which you can watch here.
I’d always thought that yoga wasn’t for someone of my size and shape. I thought that you had to be super slim and fit, incredibly flexible and spend a fortune on clothing from Sweaty Betty and Lulu Lemon to do yoga. When in actual fact, yoga is for anyone, regardless of their size, you don’t have to be able to wrap your leg behind your head and you can do yoga in whatever you feel most comfortable in as long as it moves with you and works with your body.
Listening to Donna and watching the video above taught me that and inspired me to give it a go myself.
I’m sure you’ll agree that Donna Noble is starting to create a new yoga movement.
The movement is taking off with the massive help of social media and the lovely plus size bloggers getting involved are all helping to change the face of yoga, which is phenomenal. I wanted to share the great work that Donna is doing on my blog so that if you wanted to get involved, then you can too.
Donna is on a mission to make yoga accessible to the individuals that can really benefit from its many healing and positive effects. She is happy to talk to anyone who would like to make yoga more accessible to themselves or others and she can offer some free advice on the positive changes they can make by contacting her by email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donna has been on a mini Road trip with CurveSomeYoga; attending the Curvy Connect, StyleyXL and UKPFW. The next event she will be attending is the OM Yoga show at Alexandra Palace from 23rd to 25th October.
She will be launching new classes starting with a free taster class taking place in London on 10th October at the Unity Church in Angel.
What do you enjoy most about yoga? If you haven’t tried it yet, what is stopping you?
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