2012 EVENTS-

Documentary

Real Body Story is on the road filming a documentary about battling anorexia.  The film takes an in-depth look at the physiological, emotional and financial struggles behind an eating disorder. 

 

Real Body Story offers two workshops: one event for adults and one for teens.  Events are FREE; sharing my story is part of serving my community.

 

I. Real Body Story: The Importance of Externalizing Contentment with Your Real Body
Have you ever considered how your body dissatisfaction may influence others?  Are you preoccupied with beauty and perfection?  If we focus on ourselves and waste time obsessing about our physical deficiencies it becomes difficult to see beyond the self and serve others.  Find out how the messages we communicate about body image are imitated by our peers, sisters and daughters. 

A perfect event for universities, community groups, and churches.  We can customize a program for your group’s needs. 

 

II.  influence- A Real Body Story Event for Teens

Teens are you aware of your influence?  Learn techniques to use peer influence in a positive way.
45 minute event geared for girls ages 11-17. 
Download our free teen resource page with interesting facts about peer influence.
http://www.realbodystory.com/pdf/RBS_Influence.pdf

 

Call or e-mail for details: (916) 233-8821 | christy@realbodystory.com

 

Upcoming:

March- Love Your Body Week at Sierra College, Rocklin, CA

 

 



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