Episode 028: Embodying Health At Every Size With Kristen Ales
Modern Girl Podcast
In this episode, we sit down with: Kristen Ales. Is an adventurous gal with a mission to make outdoor adventure inviting and accessible for all bodies and ability levels. Kristen has been on her own journey of disordered eating and found healing and appreciation for her body through working as a guide in the outdoor industry. Kristen is a therapist who runs her private practice in Bend, OR. She is also the founder of Wild and Weightless, a company that provides experiences in outdoors where participants celebrate their bodies for all that they can do, rather than what they look like. What we talked about: Feeling exposed and vulnerable Relationship with food and binging Individuality and full expression Unhealthy diets Empowering women Abundance rather than restriction The dangers of eating disorders Judgment around eating Body diversity "When we comment on people's body size and tease them for it, it makes them feel unsafe in their body" "The more time I spend outside, the more I felt connected with myself as a whole person" SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES + WEBSITE: IG: @wildandweightless Website: wildandweightless.com Meet your host: Katelyn Parsons is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, Intuitive Eating Specialist in San Diego, CA. She helps ambitious women heal their relationship with food and rebuild body trust from the inside out so that they can feel good in their skin without obsession. Beyond coaching & speaking, Katelyn enjoys exploring the world with her husband, long beach walks, and chatting over multiple cups of tea with friends. Ready to heal your relationship with food + body? Click HERE to book your Body Trust Breakthrough Call Click HERE to download your Food Freedom Guide
Out of the Fog: Wild and Weightless with Kristen Ales
Out of the Fog with Karen Hager
Tune in to discover the transpersonal connection between body, self, and the healing power of nature. Karen's guest is Kristen Ales, whose passion for inspiring recovery from disordered eating and a new sense of body positivity led her to create transformative community and outdoor adventures for those affected by eating disorders.Kristen Ales holds her MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, with an emphasis in Wilderness Therapy. She found healing from disordered eating through her work as on outdoor adventure guide. Her personal experience and education has inspired her to create Wild and Weightless, a community that promotes recovery and body positivity through outdoor experiences. Find out more about Kristen and her work at wildandweightless.com.