Let’s Chew the Fat (BOOK ME!)

The topics of Fat Acceptance, Health At Every Size, and Body Positivity are incredibly important… but that doesn’t make them easy to discuss. You can book me to speak at your school, organization, or business to tackle those topics for you in a way that resonates with your participants.

Just e-mail be.biggerexpectations@gmail.com to get started.

Speaking Topics

Krystal uses her unique blend of wit and hard facts to entertain, educate and motivate a wide array of organizations and age groups. Krystal speaks on a number of topics including:

  • Health At Every Size:  Weight inclusivity, health enhancement, respectful care, eating for well-being, and life-enhancing movement. A look at what the “Health At Every Size” (HAES) approach in health care is all about.
    • Recommended audience: adults, health & wellness clubs/groups, discussion groups, body positivity clubs/groups, health care professionals
  • Good Feels at Every Size: An inspirational talk from a full-time fat mom, part-time fat blogger and model about defining happiness for yourself and cultivating what makes you, you.
    • Recommended audience: pre-teens, teens, adults, body positivity clubs/groups
  • Activism at Every Size: An interactive discussion on all things “fativism”; what has worked, what hasn’t, what’s next/trending, and how to get others involved.
    • Recommended audience: LGBTQ+, adults, teens, GLSA groups, POC groups
  • Intersectionality at Every Size:  An interactive discussion on the importance of Body Positivity, Fat Acceptance and HAES inclusivity for people of all sizes and intersections.
    • Recommended audience: LGBTQ+, adults, teens, GLSA groups, POC groups
  • Good Business at Every Size Increasing client satisfaction, retention, and your bottom line with a Fat Acceptance approach. Are you leaving our money on the table?  People of size have money to spend for businesses that welcome us.  Learn how to attract and keep customers of size.
    • Recommended audience: gyms, spas, fitness centers, retail businesses
      • Groups/identifiers listed are not meant to be all-encompassing. Any and all who feel the topic listed would be of benefit for them or their organization are encouraged to apply and will be welcomed/included equally and with great respect.

Workshops

Krystal’s workshops are suitable for people of all ages, sizes and abilities.

  • Self-Defense at Every Size: With over three years’ experience teaching self-defense and situational awareness, built upon over 15 years personal practice, Krystal will lead participants through:
    • Situational Awareness
      • Why are you there?
      • Where are your exits?
      • Who knows where you are?
      • What are your options?
    • Self-Defense Techniques
      • Verbal tactics
      • Blocks and holds
      • Kicks, punches, jabs, and throws
      • Weapons – what to use, what to leave behind
  • Parenting at Every Size: This workshop is ideal for parents who are concerned about body messaging provided to their children, or who have heard that their child is obese.
  • Custom Workshop:  I would be happy to build a workshop to suit your needs.
    Just ask!

Fees

Until you see something different posted here, all speaking engagements are set to whatever cost your organization can afford. Some examples may be:

  • Free
  • $20 – $1,000,000 (a girl can dream…)
  • Donations of new socks, hats, gloves and/or water for Krystal’s volunteer organization, the Washington Initiative, and its regular homeless outreach on the streets of Seattle.