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Examining the definitions of body image

February 18, 2015

Redefining body image with Sonya Renee Taylor

Sonya Renee Taylor. This photo is from her Facebook account.

Award winning poet, performance artist, activist, and transformational leader Sonya Renee Taylor brings her views on body image to campus March 6 for a free workshop that’s open to all.

Among her content will be a full or partial performance of a work titled The Body is Not An Apology.

The workshop starts at 7 p.m. in the Alumni Theatre located in the Clock Tower building. TRU Students’ Union’s Equity Committee is presenting the event.

Biography from her website

Taylor is Founder of the intersectional international movement, The Body is Not An Apology, a global coalition of over 26,000 people focused on radical self love and body empowerment. She is the creator of the RUHCUS Project (Radically Unapologetic Healing Challenge 4 US) a 30-day transformational healing action to address pain, shame, trauma and fear in our lives.

Sonya is also a National and International poetry slam champion, author and educator who has mesmerized audiences across the US, New Zealand, Australia, England, Scotland, Sweden, Canada and the Netherlands as well as in prisons, mental health treatment facilities, homeless shelters, universities, festivals and public schools across the globe.

Believing that art is a vehicle for social change, Read more about Sonya’s life, career, and accomplishments.

The photo above is from Sonya Renee Taylor’s Facebook account..

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