Think motherhood isn’t sexy?
The following may make you reconsider …
Sheila Kelley stirred up pre-conceived notions about “stripping” when she debuted her striptease inspired workout, S Factor, on the Oprah show in 2003. There are now seven S Factor fitness studios across the nation and Kelley is widely regarded as the worldwide originator of pole dance fitness. Her book The S Factor: Strip Workouts for Every Woman, not only thought outside the box, it smashed it. The Redefining Sexy: Believe in Your Beauty campaign will do the same.
The Redefining Sexy: Believe in Your Beauty campaign aims to redefine the terms “sexy” and “beauty” through a series of provocative videos featuring true stories of real women. The first video in the campaign, “Cancer Warrior,” features Diana Schlobohm, a breast cancer warrior who needs a spotlight. After losing both breasts to cancer, one thing she did not lose is the knowledge that she is a sexy and beautiful woman. This raw and gritty video (http://www.sheilakelley.com/redefiningsexy2.asp) shot six days post-op, challenges the viewer to answer the question, “Are cancer survivors sexy?” The video went viral last month, with celebrities like Eva Longoria, Rita Wilson and LeAnn Rimes jumping onboard by asking their Twitter and Facebook followers to retweet it and “Believe in your Beauty” and “Embrace your Beautiful, Powerful Self!”
Kelley’s next video in the series, launching on #12/12/12, will take a closer look into motherhood, posing the question, “Is motherhood sexy?” The short video clip “Ali’s Motherhood Story” will show the true life story of Ali, a new mom who feels despair, upset and resentful toward her body after giving birth. She learns to overcome these feelings and regain her confidence and sense of beauty and worth through pole dancing. The provocative video shows Ali dancing for and with her infant son Jack. As she is dancing, the viewer can see how strong and beautiful Ali feels, physically and mentally, as she looks lovingly at baby Jack and radiates her loving femininity. The video will prove to women that any mother can feel sexy, powerful, and beautiful in her own skin, and that motherhood IS sexy!
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