Posts made in April, 2013

Plus Size What?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Plus Size What?

Meet Alice Jackson. Once suffering from anorexia, dropping to 108 lbs at 5’9″, she is now a healthy, happy, gorgeous 154 lb lingerie model. Wait….let’s correct ourselves – gorgeous PLUS size lingerie model. One of the driving principles of the BaDi practice is to connect or re-connect with your physical self, first and foremost. Many of us have been be plagued by body images issues, dare we say, all of us. And while we here at BaDi are very happy to hear that Alice has found peace and joy being in her skin (and a career!), the industry considers her plus size??? Really???? No wonder it’s a struggle to exhibit self-love and acceptance sometimes. The good news is that every comment linked to this original post on HuffPo is something along the lines of how she’s normal and hardly “bigger” as her new-found career suggests. Maybe the fashion world is deluded but thank goodness society has some sanity. Just adhere to the great words of Mary Schmich, immortalized by the fabulous Baz Luhrmann in his 1999 release, “Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)”, especially these: Enjoy Your Body Use it every way you can Don’t be afraid of it or what other people think of it It is the greatest instrument you will ever...

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Sing to the Moon

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Music, Video | Comments Off on Sing to the Moon

Just when you think Britain can’t produce another phenomenal female singer, Laura Mvula comes along. Being touted as a modern day Nina Simone, her voice is sexy and powerful. And check out the dancers…hot damn! Her new album, Sing to the Moon, is only $7.99 on iTunes! Barb is lovin’ “That’s Alright” but is obsessed with “Green Garden” as well, which is perfect for a sunny day like today! Click through to...

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Hooping Ovation

Posted by on Apr 24, 2013 in Hoop | Comments Off on Hooping Ovation

“I really impressed my little nieces the other day during our visit.  The family was heading into a restaurant in Sequim. While we were still in the parking lot, I asked them if they knew how to hoop.  ‘Yeah, we do!’ they said, as I pulled my hoops out of my car to show them my skills.  They started waist hooping.  I taught them how to transition the hoop from high to low and they picked it up right away!  We went into the restaurant and got a standing ovation from the waitstaff AND the chef!  Apparently, they had been watching the whole time!” – Community Member, Doug as told to Dina after class....

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Keep On Dancing ‘Till the World Ends!

Posted by on Apr 24, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Keep On Dancing ‘Till the World Ends!

  Go girl! Pictured here is our fearless leader, Barb Duff, just a short decade ago.  She’s going to kill me for blogging her “Britney Barb” picture because A) She looks like Britney Spears in this picture (which I think is a GOOD thing but mortifies her); and B) On that embarrassing day, we lead a dance class IN THE MALL!  Can you see the mannequin behind her?  LOL

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Slow Transistions

Posted by on Apr 7, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Slow Transistions

We value slow transitions, being present, and taking your time to savor the moment. Aromatherapy scented hot towels are included and available after class to relax, revitalize, and restore your face, feet, or any part of you that needs some extra care....

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