Have you also noticed that after an era of skinny models and other celebrities in pop culture, we are now witnessing the slim-thick body trend. It’s less important whether Instagram or the Kardashians changed it, but the key is that we got the broader perspective – which is always good.
But I think it’s still very important to emphasize that none of the extremes in life are good. The same goes for body shape. Be it for women that are too skinny or overweight, none of them are promoting a healthy lifestyle. So, balance plays a key role also when speaking about a healthy body figure.
I was never so keen on fashion trends that only praised women of a certain size and gave all the ‘ordinary’ people the illusion of the perfect body. The fashion industry really went to extremes that made so many ordinary women out there suffer so much.
It also happened (and it still does) at pole dance that girls or women who weren’t a match for those ‘perfect’ measurements didn’t even then want to pole dance. They thought it was an obstacle or the perfect excuse that kept them away from pole dancing. But luckily things are changing and I couldn’t be happier about it. It actually isn’t about the size of the body, but about accepting ourselves and enjoying our own skin! And it will lead us also to achieving good health and success.
I’m delighted that more and more plus-size models are appearing out there, but at the same time, I really miss some more activities that would promote a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
Show up – make conscious choices that are going to lead you to a healthier and happier life
We all know that we can not lie on a couch, eat junk food and be healthy, right? The secret (or not so secret) formula is to regularly move your body, eat a balanced diet, drink a lot of water, have enough sleep, surround yourself with people that accept you just the way you are and do things that make you happy! That’s it! No magic pills! So easy, but so hard.
And if you want to do something good for your body, pole dance is definitively The Thing. So, grab some super comfy pole dance clothes, and spin yourself. I’ve said it before and I’m going to do it again: Pole dance is about empowerment, it’s about being brave and stepping out of your comfort zone and most of all, it’s about accepting yourself just the way you are. Pole dance encourages women of all ages and sizes to show up on the pole and do something for themselves. It’s about moving your body. And when you land among other pole dancers, you’ll realize that they are something else. It’s the community that is insanely supportive and never judges other women, because of some cellulite!
Pole dance is fun and if you persist, you’ll become better and better. You’ll become stronger, more fit, and most importantly, you’ll start feeling great in your own skin. And that’s what really matters, right?
Be aware that you only have one body and it should be your priority to take care of it. Yes, indulge in some ‘not-so-healthy’ food from time to time. There’s nothing wrong with that if you’re making healthy choices the rest of the time.
Our bodies are different, but we have to make decisions that are good for our health and well-being. That’s what I call a balanced lifestyle – and in my opinion, it’s a truly healthy lifestyle.
So, tell me, what’s your opinion on body figure trends? Are you happy with your body? What would help you to improve your shape? Please, leave me a comment down below. I would really like to hear your tips and tricks for a healthier and more balanced lifestyle that support shaping a better physique.