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Ep. #126 - Interview with Jessamyn Stanley, author of Every Body Yoga

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Release Date: 06/12/2017

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Episode Overview

Today's episode is a conversation Jill had with Instagram yogi rockstar Jessamyn Stanley, author of Every Body Yoga. More than just a discussion about yoga, Jill and Jessamyn discuss body image, diet culture, and being an untraditional looking athlete.

Episode was recorded live at the Parma-Snow branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library on May 18, 2017. 

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