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Model Me

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

A healthy body includes a healthy mind. Learn to heal from the inside out and grow into your whole, full self in Katie H. Willcox’s one-of-a-kind, inclusive workshop. In this powerful weekend program, you will identify the impact and detriments of the media’s harmful beauty ideals and evaluate how its messaging has effected you.

Take home the tools you need to undo years of harmful, unhealthy exposure while making progress toward realizing—and living—a healthy and authentic life.

Through lectures, a multimedia presentation, group discussions, and journaling, you will be guided from the superficial to the spiritual, and supported in gathering the tools you need to promote self-improvement through self-love.

You will explore:

  • A guided self-love discovery course to create a healthy mind, body, and soul from the inside out
  • How to identify the beauty ideal, discuss the individual and societal costs of pursuing the ideal, and evaluate modern examples of media manipulation
  • How to think critically about creating habits for an authentically healthy life through self-love
  • How to become aware of, and challenge, negative programming—an essential step toward healing and achieving your health and wellness goals.

Katie Willcox

March 30 - April 1, 2018
Friday-Sunday , 2 nights

$295 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

Register

Program Description

A healthy body includes a healthy mind. Learn to heal from the inside out and grow into your whole, full self in Katie H. Willcox’s one-of-a-kind, inclusive workshop. In this powerful weekend program, you will identify the impact and detriments of the media’s harmful beauty ideals and evaluate how its messaging has effected you.

Take home the tools you need to undo years of harmful, unhealthy exposure while making progress toward realizing—and living—a healthy and authentic life.

Through lectures, a multimedia presentation, group discussions, and journaling, you will be guided from the superficial to the spiritual, and supported in gathering the tools you need to promote self-improvement through self-love.

You will explore:

  • A guided self-love discovery course to create a healthy mind, body, and soul from the inside out
  • How to identify the beauty ideal, discuss the individual and societal costs of pursuing the ideal, and evaluate modern examples of media manipulation
  • How to think critically about creating habits for an authentically healthy life through self-love
  • How to become aware of, and challenge, negative programming—an essential step toward healing and achieving your health and wellness goals.

Faculty Bio

Katie Willcox

Katie H. Willcox is the founder and CEO of Natural Model Management and Healthy is the New Skinny (HNS). Drawing on 13 years of experience in the modeling industry, Willcox strives to change the game of body image by giving people the tools to challenge the beauty ideal implemented by the media.

Founded in 2011, HNS is a clothing brand that promotes positive body image and lifestyles for women all over the world. It has been featured in a variety of media including Fox News, People magazine, and the New York Post. Healthy is the New Skinny has been heralded as one of the top social media pages to follow for body positivity according to MTV and Marie Claire.

Using Healthy is the New Skinny as her platform, Willcox speaks out against harmful advertising, and encourages people from all world to model healthy body image. As a public speaker, Willcox aims to educate, inform, and empower girls and women to rise up against media manipulation and teaches them how to protect against it.

Willcox is also founder of Natural Model Management, a thriving Los Angeles-based modeling agency that encourages models to be at a natural and healthy weight.

Why Attend

  • Learn to protect yourself from media manipulation as well as ways to begin living authentically with a new sense of what “being healthy” means.

  • Katie H. Willcox draws on psychology associated with our conscious and subconscious desires to discuss how media advertising uses this to destroy our sense of self in order to sell products.

  • Gain inspiration from Katie’s story and insight about body image and health, fueled by 13 years of experience in the modeling industry: “As a ‘model’ I am not a person, I am a product. One day I woke up and realized my soul was not okay with that.”

Things to Know

Accommodations

Standard Double
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.
Weeknight rates from $160 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Standard Single
Affordable solo comfort with a shared hall bathroom.**
Weeknight rates from $175.

Traditional Double
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.
Weeknight rates from $190 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Suites
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.
Weeknight rates from $330 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Pods
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available for booking in mid-February 2018.
Weeknight rates from $140 per person per night.*

Commuter Pass
Register for a program without spending the night. Includes all meals + use of campus amenities. Limited availability.
Weeknight rates from $95 per program night.***

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

*Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. There is an additional charge to book a room privately.
**Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. Limited availability.
***Plus tax. A program night starts upon check-in and goes through lunchtime of the following day (roughly 24 hrs).

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