“When was the last time you faced your insecurities by stepping out of your comfort zone in order to achieve a new level of confidence? What would you be willing to face in order to get out of your own way so you can live up to your fullest potential? Jenny Gaither is a pioneer in the body-positive fitness space for facing her insecurities around her belly fat at the ripe age of 22 by creating a national campaign on Facebook. The Facebook invitation encouraged women of all shapes, sizes and ages across the country to bare their #bellyjelly while working out in a sports bra in a public place. The challenge was completed once they posted a picture of themselves in a sports bra on Facebook.
The outcome of this self-acceptance-mission-driven campaign not only changed the life of Jenny, who was a fresh out of college graduate who didn’t know what she wanted to do with her life, but word spread and thousands of women around the world participated. What Jenny didn’t realize was her own personal journey toward body-positivity and self-confidence was turning into a movement — an organization (Movemeant Foundation) and the largest body-positive fitness festival in the country (We Dare to Bare).” Read more from Nashville FIT Magazine’s article on We Dare to Bare here.