Celebrate Life at Every Size!

February 28, 2013
3:00 pm

All Campus

Free admission

Activist Ragen Chastain comes to UMass Amherst Feb. 28, with two free events focused on positive body image.

"Every Body Dance," a fun dance class for all sizes, ages and abilities, takes place at 3 p.m. at the campus Recreation Center. 

"The Positive Body," begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. The presentation offers real options for health, happiness and high self-esteem starting wherever you are, right now.

Chastain is an author, researcher, three-time National Dance Champion and certified fitness professional whose work focuses on self-esteem, body image and health for people of all sizes. Learn more at danceswithfat.wordpress.com.

The events are part of the Five College Eating Disorder/Positive Body Image Awareness Week, and are sponsored by:

  • Five Colleges, Inc.
  • Amherst College Health Education
  • Mount Holyoke College       
    • College Health Services
    • Dance Department
    • Purington Fund
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
    • University Health Services
    • Center for Counseling and Psychological Health
    • Athletics Department
    • Recreation Center
    • Center for Women and Community
    • Active Minds