Posted: February 18, 2021

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is February 22 - 28, 2021. This year's theme is Every Body Has a Seat at the Table, which was created by the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA). Through this theme, NEDA hopes to generate conversations to raise awareness, challenge systemic biases, and share stories from all backgrounds and experiences, especially stories from marginalized communities. Learn more by attending the programs Health Promotion and Wellness has planned for the week:

Monday, February 22 and Wednesday, February 24
The Body Project Session at 5:00 pm
The Body Project will help you develop new ways of thinking about your body and your appearance. Learn new strategies that will help you cope in today's hyper digital environment. Staff will lead discussions that are designed to challenge traditional narratives about the female body. Please note this event is by pre-registration only. Email by noon on Friday, 2/19 to sign up or get more information.

Body Positive Yoga at 5:30 pm
No experience necessary! Join us on Zoom

Tuesday, February 23
Kimberly Dark at 7:00 pm
In this powerful storytelling performance, award-winning performer Kimberly Dark shares stories from her new book, Fat, Pretty and Soon to be Old (AK Press, 2019), in order to remind us: “You don't owe anyone pretty." In this moving and hilarious show, Kimberly Dark invites her audience to live in the experience of the body, not the appearance of the body. Join her to explore how the architecture of our social world constrains us and how we might help one another break free.

Thursday, February 25
Movement for Finding Your Inner Confidence at 6:00 pm
Join Elisha Halpin, professor of theater, and learn new dance moves that will encourage you to tap into your inner confidence! The zoom link is: