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Invisible Truths


Aug 11, 2019

In part two of our conversation, Melanie and I revisit embodiment, unpack the influence of gender norms and discuss practical ways to tap into the power that we all have within. 

Melanie C. Klein, M.A., is an empowerment coach, thought leader and influencer in the areas of body confidence, authentic empowerment, and visibility. She is also a successful writer, speaker, and professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies. Her areas of interest and specialty include media literacy education, body image, and the intersectional analysis of systems of power and privilege. She is the co-editor of Yoga and Body Image: 25 Personal Stories About Beauty, Bravery + Loving Your Body (Llewellyn, 2014) with Anna Guest-Jelley, a contributor in 21st Century Yoga: Culture, Politics and Practice (Horton & Harvey, 2012), is featured in Conversations with Modern Yogis (Shroff, 2014), a featured writer in Llewellyn’s Complete Book of Mindful Living (Llewellyn, 2016), co-editor of Yoga, the Body and Embodied Social Change: An Intersectional Feminist Analysis with Dr. Beth Berila and Dr. Chelsea Jackson Roberts (Rowman and Littlefield, 2016), Yoga Rising: 30 Empowering Stories from Yoga Renegades for Every Body (Llewellyn, 2018) and the co-editor of the new forthcoming anthology, Embodied Resilience through Yoga (Llwelleyn, 2020). She co-founded the Yoga and Body Image Coalition in 2014 and is the co-founder of The Joy Revolution with Marc Cordon. She has been practicing yoga and meditation since 1996 and currently lives in Santa Monica, CA.

 

Websites:

Personal coaching and press:

http://www.melaniecklein.com/

 

Yoga and Body Image Coalition:

http://ybicoalition.com/

 

Book websites: 

http://www.yogaandbodyimage.org/

http://www.yogarisingbook.com/

 

The Joy Revolution: http://thejoyrevolution.org/

 

Social media:

Insta: @melmelklein & @ybicoalition & @thejoyrev