Beyond Yoga | Pretty Big Movement | Holiday 2018
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Beyond Yoga Dancer's Feature
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Pretty Big Movement
“Trust the process. Believe in yourself. Remember your purpose and do what fulfills you.”
Akira Armstrong is a trained dancer who couldn't get representation "because of her size".
Since then, she's become a viral celebrity for starting Pretty Big Movement, a dance troupe that tours globally.
Also, she's danced with Beyonce.
Pretty Big Movement x Beyond Yoga | Holiday 2018 from Benjo Arwas on Vimeo.
“The time we live in is both terrifying and beautiful, but the space that is being created for women to expand and grow is just phenomenal.”
Sarah Hay was told she needed a breast reduction for the perfect ballet body.
She created her own path and is now an acclaimed dancer and actress that was nominated for a golden globe.
Sarah Hay x Beyond Yoga | Holiday 2018 | Full Version from Benjo Arwas on Vimeo.
“I created my hashtag #BreakingTheStereotype to educate people that any "body" can be a dancer.”
Amanda LaCount was told her body type didn't fit her instructor's vision for the competition team.
To inspire artists to celebrate their bodies, she launched the #breakingthestereotype campaign.
Also, she's danced with Katy Perry.
Amanda LaCount x Beyond Yoga | Holiday 2018 from Benjo Arwas on Vimeo.
director and super 8mm. Benjo Arwas @ Seen Artists
dp and video production. David Makrun
production. Oui Production
Photographed in Los Angeles, 2018