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Plus-sized woman 'fat-shamed' at yoga class

Plus-sized woman 'fat-shamed' at yoga class
Tiffany Croww, from the US, claims she was stopped before walking into an advanced yoga class and told it might be "difficult" for her - even though she's been practising yoga for 17 years

Plus-sized woman 'fat-shamed' at yoga class - despite being an instructor Tiffany Croww, from the US, claims she was stopped before walking into an advanced yoga class and told it might be "difficult" for her - even though she's been practising yoga for 17 years (Image: tiffanycroww/Tiktok) A yoga teacher who has been practising for nearly two decades has claimed she was "fat-shamed" when she tried to go to a class."I know my body better than anybody else so it's kind of a weird statement for you to assume I can't do a yoga class because of the shape of my body," she said.She added she did, in the end, take the yoga class and managed to keep up just fine - even being praised by the teacher at the end.One person said: "Honestly I would probably cry and never go to a yoga class again…glad people like you exist.

" ( Image: tiffanycroww/Tiktok) ( Image: tiffanycroww/Tiktok) For more of the news you care about straight to your inbox, sign up for one of our daily newsletters here The yogi then told her she'd been teaching yoga herself to other people for 17 years.Tiffany claims the receptionist told her she wasn't sure she'd be able to keep up with others in the class because she had a "larger" body.

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