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From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards

Valerie Sagun

Finalist in Health & Wellness

About Valerie Sagun

San Franciscan Valerie Sagun believes in radical self love and acceptance. She learned them by incorporating yoga into her daily life, and shares those lessons with everyone she can. While many Instagram yogis spend an inordinate amount of time showing off their bikini bodies, Valerie’s Big Gal Yoga recognizes that a bikini body isn’t the most important part—it’s about “learning to love yourself physically and mentally.” Valerie’s practice has made her an icon of the body positive movement, with an impressive 150K+ Instagram fans joining her on the spiritual path. To spread her message further, Valerie released her first book this year—the aptly-titled Big Gal Yoga: Poses and Practices to Celebrate Your Body and Empower Your Life.

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