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king yaa started her journey into health coaching by chance. She’d earned her personal training certificate just for herself, but women began approaching her for coaching so she helped new moms get their pre-baby bodies back.
Soon, she realized something needed to change when these moms apologized for being late, missing a session, or being tired because their babies were up all night. She realized these
More in this episode…
- The realization king had about how healthcare professionals were treating her MoC body, and what that must mean for people who don’t want to look, feel, or identify as female, but still needed health care for the female parts of their bodies
- Identifying what medical personnel need to know about compassionately caring for the bodies of people who are outside the “norm”
body workis and how king moved from working with elite athletes to people unused to even being touched without fear
- How being told in a yoga studio to “bring out the Goddess in you” can be not just offensive, but triggering
- The Angela Davis quote that turned the Serenity Prayer on its head, and what that meant to
- Where she keeps her vision board, and why
- The first basic step you should take if you want to move
inLBGTQ+ spaces and help the people who live there
king yaa is a black, queer, MoC, intersectional feminist mama currently living in Cape Town, South Africa. She’s passionate about all things relating to