Formerly an Associate Board Member, Tony Harrell has assumed responsibility as Treasurer for NAAFA. He currently serves as the President of NAAFA-Capital Chapter after having been Treasurer for many years. Tony makes size acceptance a part of his professional life as well. In 2010, he opened Abundant Travel, a travel agency that caters particularly to people of size. The NAAFA Board welcomes Tony to his new position.
Additionally, NAAFA is pleased to announce the addition of Medical Exercise Specialist and Accredited Life Coach Cinder Ernst to the NAAFA Advisory Board. Knee Friendly Fitness CoachCinder Ernst is passionate about helping plus size people all over the world to move their bodies, no matter what size or shape they are, so they can age gracefully and have full active lives. She has been working with plus size people for almost 25 years. Her popular Heal Your Knee 1-2-3 and Healthier You Programs are valued by hundreds of smart women who have reduced pain, gained strength and stamina and live abundant lives with Cinder and her proven programs as their guide. Many of you are familiar with Cinder from her monthly column in the NAAFA newsletter.
Having overcome her own battle with addiction and poor body image, Cinder stopped dieting and hating her body 25 years ago, and began a journey to guide other women to live more active, fit and joyful lives as they take control of their bodies and their health. Cinder's ground breaking techniques have been featured on Good Morning America, NPR and The San Francisco Chronicle. These techniques can help get your body and your life back on track. NAAFA is pleased to have her commit her time and talent to helping heal the knees of our members.
Founded in 1969, NAAFA is a non-profit human rights organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for fat people. NAAFA works to eliminate discrimination based on body size and provide fat people with the tools for self-empowerment through public education, advocacy, and member support.