Yoga Teacher Jessamyn Stanley - Crying, self care and being a fat black queer person

Who Hurt You?

By Sofie Hagen

Yoga Teacher Jessamyn Stanley - Crying, self care and being a fat black queer person

Wednesday, 21 November


Sofie talks to Jessamyn Stanley about teaching yoga, understand that the good and the bad have to happen, spending time with people who don’t practice yoga, harvesting compassion, juggling projects, living in a marginalised body in a world prefers for you to be marginalised, happiness, the mixing of good and bad, the value of crying, the relationship between aggression and politics, living in the USA in 2018, gun violence, self care, Harry Potter, being tokenised, the Yoga Industrial Complex, authenticity, unlearning respectability bullshit, taking victories, being a fat black queer person and The Spice Girls reunion.


Trigger warning – suicide, marginalisation, slavery, gun violence


Artwork by Linda Brinkhaus

Jingle by Harriet Braine

Produced by Dave Pickering


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