Calgary & Area Resources to Support Your Intuitive Eating & Gentle Movement
Calgary and Online Body Positive Fitness
Body inclusive, safe prenatal and postnatal fitness in South Calgary.
Body Positive Fitness
Joyful movement for all bodies.
1:1 training and group fitness in person (Toronto) and online.
A body positive self love club for like minded female identifying and non-binary individuals! A safe environment to let go and have fun as the Worthy AF human you are. https://www.worthyafyyc.com/
Fierce and Curvy Empire
An all-inclusive full figured dance company sponsored by Dance Code that provides a safe and strong community that focuses on various forms of dance. https://www.fierceandcurvyempire.com/
Live Well Exercise Clinic
Gym located in Southwest Calgary which focuses on health, wellness and education. They offer customized and supervised exercise programs led by kinesiologists in small group. Make it known you want weight inclusive approach and they will support you with these goals (no weight or measurements needed for assessment).
Chronic Pain Solutions
Revival Therapeutics & Performance in Airdrie
Owned by 3 Athletic Therapists dedicated to client education, empowerment and manual therapy. Their philosophy is that pain is not caused by aging or weight. They get to the root cause of pain and help you get back to doing the things you love in life.
Eating Disorder Support
Calgary and online Eating Disorder facilitated support groups, peer support, health professional listings and resources for clients and their families.
Psychologists & Counselors
Alina Rokhman, R. Psychologist
Specializing in stress and anxiety. Alina has a special interest in working with youth and emerging adult populations who are looking for a safe, modern, and “non-traditional” therapist who promises to always keep it real! She is flexible in her approach, and always welcomes humor into the room.
A feminist, trauma-informed, multi-disciplinary space of practitioners providing mental health services and other resources. Located in the heart of Downtown Calgary.
Melissa Baisi, R. Psych
Specializing in attachment-based therapy, relationship dynamics, depression and anxiety
Psychology today profile for phone number/ more information
Kate Emery, R.Psych
Passionate about working with clients focusing on women’s health, gender and identity, sexuality, body acceptance, trauma, and general mental health concerns.
Psychology today website link & to book an appointment.
Kobi Rosen (Certified Canadian Counselor)
Her goal in session is to hold space for you to laugh, cry and everything in between. The work you do together will involve tapping into emotions, guiding you to connect with your inner strengths and building up your support system.
Jolene Siemens, R.Psych
Specializing in a strength-based approach to mental health and wellness. Can assist you to shift negative thoughts about your body and food using CBT, gratitude practices, mindfulness, EMDR and attachment based theory.
Counselling for eating disorders, body image concerns, bpd, trauma, & anxiety
Mobile meal support program that will come to your home and help you or your loved one who is struggling with eating meals and snacks. They also have education for parents on meal support so they can provide it independently as well.
Email contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact person: Jennie Mendoza, RN
Inclusive Clothing Resources
The Curvy Shop
Size inclusive clothing online on website and on amazon
Trendy, thrifted, full figured fashion.
Intuitive Eating Podcasts
She's All Fat: A Fat Positive Podcast
The Body is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self Love
Author: Sonya Renee Taylor
Shrill Author: Lindy West
Hunger Author: Roxane Gay
Happy Fat: Taking Up Space in a World That Wants to Shrink You Author: Sofie Hagen
Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls: A Handbook for Unapologetic Living Author: Jes Baker
The Not So Subtle Art Of Being A Fat Girl: Loving the Skin You're In Autor: Tess Holiday
Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement Author: Dr. Charlotte Cooper
What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Fat
Author: Aubrey Gordon
The Mindful Eating Workbook Author: Vincci Tsui
Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Program that Works
Authors: Evelyn Tribole and Elsye Resch
Diet Land Author: Sarai Walker
Body Positive Power: How to Stop Dieting, Make Peace with Your Body and Live Author: Megan Jayne Crabbe
Come as You Are Author: Emily Nagoski
You Have the Right to Remain Fat Author: Virgie Tovar