Body Positive Yoga: Practice is perfect.
As seen on: The New York Times, Buzzfeed News, Yoga International, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Refinery 29

Hi, I’m Amber Karnes.

I want to empower you to live your life out loud without shame or apology—in the body you have today.

For me, yoga has been an integral part of a decade-long journey toward self-acceptance and body positivity – a journey of making peace with my body and helping others to do the same.

I know what it’s like to struggle with low self-esteem, bad body image, disordered eating, and the shame that comes with feeling that I’m not enough.

I also know what it’s like to fully inhabit my body. To see my body as an ally, my partner in crime. To accept myself – imperfect, flawed, human – and come out on top to live a life without shame or apology.

What I’ve learned is that I am enough, just as I am.

Yoga cracked open that knowledge for me. And I want to do my level best to share that experience with you.

My work with Body Positive Yoga and in my teaching is to share tips, tricks, and modifications to make yoga asana work for your unique body. I want to help make yoga work for you. Your body deserves no less! Forget squishing yourself into a pose to try to look like a picture in a yoga magazine or the teacher that stands in front of you in the yoga class.

Your body is not a problem to be solved. You can practice yoga and honor your unique body – the one you’re in today.

Discover a way to move your body that feels good.


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