Jessamyn Stanley is proud to be breaking the myth of yoga as a practice for “skinny, rich white women in expensive leggings.” “If you can breathe, you can do this practice, ” she says. It seems quite basic, but judging from the reaction that this “fat femme” has caused throughout the international yoga community, you’d think she’d invented an entirely new form of exercise. Stanley, who lives in North Carolina, has become not just a yoga instructor but a body This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-Three Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 33 At Work With: Liz Kleinrock Meet the elementary school teacher on a mission to improve diversity and anti-bias training. Arts & Culture Issue 33 Archive: Buckminster Fuller No work, no knowledge silos: When the future of education belonged to Buckminster Fuller. Arts & Culture Issue 33 Life Lessons: Parenting Before you try and teach your children, learn about your past. Arts & Culture Issue 33 Life Lessons: Nature Neda Semnani on education as a way past the impasse of climate dread. Arts & Culture Issue 33 Erica Chidi Cohen Laura Rysman meets the woman standing in front of a very different sort of classroom. Arts & Culture Issue 33 Cult Rooms: Black Mountain College Black Mountain College was an incubator for visionary designers, but the campus itself was a hodgepodge of styles—and a health and safety nightmare.