Body matters Week
going to college, Students serves as a excited and scared, But first and foremost stressed.
Expectations are high and students are enduring new things almost every day. How a student feels in
his or her own skin is necessary, Especially during this time period in his or her life. A positive
body image may be difficult to maintain due to the stress and change in lifestyle that occur in
To combat these complaints, Virginia Tech started the Body Matters Project to promote positive body
image and overall emotional and physical wellness campus wide. The project focuses on ending body
issues and eating disorders with realistic approaches.
this key fact year, is from March 22 31 on campus. for the week, There are events and activities
that students can attend to explore what a healthy body image
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depending on the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA), Body image is defined as how you see
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your body shape or size as a sign of personal failure. A positive body image means feeling proud and
accepting of your body and not spending an unreasonable time frame worrying about food, Weight or
The Body Matters Project helps fight those thoughts that have a negative body image.
The week going on Wednesday with three events a Body Matters photo booth, Ladies' night in the
weight room and broga.
front side weight room in McComas was blocked off for two hours, Only for ladies. Woman fitness
trainers were there to show girls how to properly lift, if he or she needed help.
"Broga, A men only yoga quality, Was in a McComas studio. The men received a whole body
flexibility and balance workout which leads to an increased flexibility, Injury deterrence and
increases muscular power output. Students will be able to to talk with professionals in a laid back
atmosphere about their body image, in top condition eating, operate out and more. This workshop will
be helpful to women challenge personal body related concerns. Pre registration for this event is
required, But bear in mind you do have to attend both sessions. here's a free yoga session, But
yoga mats will be limited so bring your own issues one. Anna Pittman might be leading the session,
Which explores romantic relationship between mindfulness and yoga in a unique setting.
If you or anyone you know is silently suffering through body issues or disordered eating, For help
call body (Healthy Eating diagnosis and Referral Team) around 540 231 6445.