Sat, 18 Apr | Location is TBD

Sydney All Day Workshop

We're bringing the US Body Reconnect Tour to Sydney!
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

18 Apr 2020, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm AEST
Location is TBD

About the Event

Our workshop has three delicious parts:​

Part 1 - Positively Embodied (2.5 hours)

​Facilitated by Art Therapist and Body Image Specialist Ashlee Bennett.

  • Explore personal body image and embodiment with creative approaches
  • Gain insight and challenge your own unhelpful body ideals and internalised fat phobia/bias
  • Develop your creative/visual language and vocabulary for enhanced self-expression
  • Use the art making process as a way to self-soothe, a coping strategy and explore body acceptance/neutrality
  • Make your own body-positive ceramic sculpture (very suitable for beginners and non-creatives)
  • Connect with like-minded community and rediscover play for mental healthNon-judgemental space and size-inclusive
  • No art experience or talent neededAll materials supplied

Part 2 - Lunch Break (1 hour)

  • Visit a coffee shop near by, bring along your own lunch or chat with Ashlee & Dani and other workshop attendees

​Part 2 - Importancy of Peer Support (2.5 hours)

​Group discussion led by Fat Activist Danielle Galvin

  • Informal discussion about Body Positivity and personal body image
  • Importancy of peer support in body positive spaces online and in real life
  • Information regarding the value of connecting with community online and in real life
  • Consensual and safe space sharing of lived experience and how that shapes our relationships with each other and body image within ourselves
  • Bonus dropbox link card of curated body image and peer support resources just for you

Workshop from 10am - 4pm Hosted on 18th of April 2020 Location to be annouced

If you can not afford to purchase the ticket in full please email us about hardship tickets and or payment plans

email us at:

  • Sydney Workshop 18-04

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