• Seven dancers in a clump onstage making various shapes

    Building Fat Community Through Dance

    Jessica Judd and Matilda St. John, co-directors of Big Moves and its performance company emFATic DANCE, discuss how Big Moves has supported and reflected the Bay Area fat…

  • Amy Marie doing an extension in front of a red garage

    Promoting Acceptance of All Sizes

    Amy Marie, a dancer and model in the Bay Area, shares her experience forging a path for herself and how she has come against prejudice for being a bigger person as well as for not…

  • Cathleen sitting in a straddle on the sidewalk wearing a huge black tutu

    The Power of Fat Girls Dancing

    Cathleen Meredith, founder of FATGIRLSDANCE in New York City, describes how she created a viral dance movement that promotes the visibility of fat dancers everywhere, as well as…

  • KT in silhouette with her arms crossed and reaching in front of her.

    Seeking Body Liberation, Not Body Positivity

    KT Kusmaul, founder and director of Body Home Fat Dance in Portland, OR, shares how she built a space for fat dancers to feel safe and welcome, and why she seeks body liberation,…