Transitioning back to
As the United States is swiftly transitioning to more in-person time, I am offering a new (online) body love workshop called, “OMG people are seeing my body again! Practical tips on how to cope.” Contact me to discuss bringing this workshop to your group, organization or team.
Why this workshop? Why now?
As a body image coach, my clients are coming to me with anxiety about returning to more “normal” times, i.e. having their body be more visible again. This is leading to a lot of body confusion. Clients tell me they believe in body positivity theoretically, but it’s feeling extra hard right now. That’s why I’ve decided to share some context and practical tips for how to approach body acceptance in this time of transition.
Teaching on where negative body image comes from
2. CURRENT CONTEXT
How body image relates to societal prejudices and the current realities we face
3. PRACTICAL TIPS
Specific practices to navigate body acceptance in
Hey, I'm Talia.
I’m a facilitator and certified professional coach. I want to live in a world where all bodies are accepted and loved.
I haven’t always been so into my body. I fluctuated throughout my life between being somewhat neutral to actively hating and trying to control the size of my body through food and exercise.
Then one day, I realized I had a choice: I could continue to try to control my body forever, or I could finally let go.
Choosing body acceptance felt like freedom: finally being aligned with who I really am. That’s why I now work to share the tools for body liberation. I believe it is our birthright to get to love and be in relationship with our bodies. If that sounds appealing to you, I hope you’ll join me.
15+ years facilitating workshops and leading groups
5+ years coaching
Coach certification through Leadership that Works and the International Coach Federation
20+ years as a social change activist
35 years having a body
WHY SHOULD I BRING THIS WORKSHOP TO MY TEAM?
A recent U.K study showed that 53% of adults reported they felt worse or much worse about their bodies since COVID-19, primarily due to more time in isolation. Shame and body image are highly connected. Brene Brown’s research on shame shows that shame thrives in isolation as well. The lockdown created the perfect storm for negative body image to snowball. That’s why I believe in creating safe spaces where people can come together to engage their hearts, minds, and guts to begin to address negative body image. The workshop will leave participants feeling energized and ready to take on in-person connection.
WHAT DOES IT COST?
Nonprofits: sliding scale $600-$800 depending on size
Negative body image can be overwhelming. Let's create space for your team members to get some relief and return to work with confidence.
Contact me to figure out more details for your group.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Talia is a great facilitator who is skilled at making things feel comfortable, engaging, and not too formal. Thank you for providing such a bright and caring presence.
This was awesome.
— one-off workshop attendee
HOW LONG IS THE WORKSHOP?
A maximum of 90 minutes, including a short break. We can discuss the length that is best for your group. The workshop is given on zoom.
WHO IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR?
This workshop is for groups, organizations and teams who will be or who have recently transitioned to in person work time.
WHAT ABOUT ESSENTIAL WORKERS?
This workshop is primarily for people who have been working from home, however content can be tailored if your group includes essential workers.
If you’re struggling with body image in these transitional times, it's not your fault. We’ve been given very few tools for dealing with it. Fortunately, I’ve spent the past 5+ years collecting tools and I want to share them with you.