ETR 207: Movement Series: Movement as an Outlet with Steph Dykstra

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Podcast in the Movement Series: Movement as an Outlet with Steph Dykstra
Movement Series: Movement as an Outlet with Steph Dykstra

In this episode of Eat the Rules, I’m continuing the movement series where I’m joined by Steph Dykstra – creative director and martial arts coach at Iron Lion Training. She is talking about how movement can be an outlet for emotions.

We also talk about her relationship with her body through various sports, including boxing and powerlifting, and how her facility leads with inclusivity.

In This Episode, I Talk About

  • How Steph got into training and boxing,
  • How her journey helped her see what sort of space she ultimately wanted to create,
  • Her relationship with her body throughout her life,
  • Where the name Iron Lion came from,
  • The continued pressure she felt to be smaller in the fitness world and the consistent work involved to have a healthy mindset when competing,
  • How Steph uses exercise and movement as an outlet,
  • Advice for people who are working to change their relationship to movement,
  • Tips for overcoming the all or nothing mentality,
  • How to move away from esthetic based goals and how to use the five whys,
  • What an inclusive space actually looks like,
  • Plus so much more!

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