LIFESTYLE

Think Plus-Size Women Can't Do Yoga? This Inspirational Video Proves Otherwise

13/01/2016 17:33 GMT | Updated 28/04/2016 12:31 BST

As women we hear a lot about what we "should" and "shouldn't" do, but multiply that by about a thousand and you may have some idea of what plus-size women have to go through.

From exercise to clothing, society has a rigid and restrictive idea of what is deemed appropriate for plus-size women. And stigma and stereotyping is often at its heart.

But this year, a refreshing campaign hopes to tackle the problem head on by encouraging plus-size women to be true to themselves, and not be held back by other people.

#iwontcompromise, created by plus-size women's brand Penningtons, is a powerful movement that celebrates the idea of doing, wearing and being what we love - without compromise.

SEE ALSO:

Big Gal Yoga Instagram Star, Valerie Segan, Proves Flexibility Is Achievable At Any Size

Yoga Fails Compilation Video Is Making Us Laugh Out Loud

The campaign calls for better body diversity in society, while hoping to inspire self-acceptance among women.

The inspiring launch video, features a plus-size yogi pulling out all the moves and showing critics what she's really made of.

donna3

Think plus-size women have no balance? Wrong. Think they'll only sweat and slip a lot? Wrong again. Think plus-size women can't hold their own body weight? You bet they can.

Let's leave the stereotyping in 2015.