15 Reasons Why Jessamyn Stanley's Yoga Instagram Is A Breath Of Fresh Air. Pun Intended.
We've all seen the typical yoga Instagram pictures—a slim girl on a mountain top performing a pose we couldn't dream of doing in our wildest dreams, perhaps with an inspirational quote overlay such as "be the best you".
So when you come across Jessamyn Stanley's feed, it's like a breath of fresh air. Namaste.
Jessamyn, who calls herself a "fat femme" on her Insta account, originally tried Bikram yoga in 2011 and then began to practice daily two summers ago. So she's no beginner—you will see tricky balances and challenging poses on her account—but she's undercutting the preconceived notions of beauty that surround the yoga world, showing that women of all sizes can be flexible as heck.
Click through and take a look at some of her amazing gravity defying feats, and you'll see why she's the realest yogi out there.