Astrid Longhurst is the woman to help you win the body wars!
Astrid is a world class Body Confidence Coach, Author and Body Image expert. She is the founder and director of The Institute for Body Confidence Coaching, who’s mission is to forever change the way the world understands the relationship with our body, health, movement, food, emotions and our mind.
The institute offers transformational education Body Confidence Coach training through its unique Body Confidence Coach Certification training programme for people wishing to gain a certified recognition in this area.
It also offers “in house” Body Confidence Coach training programs for corporations, groups, educational institutes and private companies.
Astrid is also the co-founder of Chakranetics™ which is a mindful energy medicine workout for all shapes, sizes and abilities. www.chakranetics.com
Astrid's work takes her all over the world delivering workshops, seminars and presentations. She also provides expert consultancy for many blue-chip multinational companies seeking advice on how to implement and use Body Intelligence (BQ) in the work place for increased personal power and professional performance.
Astrid is the author of the highly acclaimed book, “Body Confidence” (Penguin/Michael Joseph). Her latest book “Romancing your body” is available on Kindle. Astrid was the former fitness presenter on GMTV (UK) delivering her hugely inspirational morning workouts for every shape, size, age and ability! Her work has been featured in major Television & media channels including GMTV, BBC, RTE, SKY LIVING, DISPATCHES, CHANNEL 4, ITV, THIS MORNING, THE CLOTHES SHOW and many more.
Astrid is the “Go to” Body Confidence expert of choice for many in the media. She has provided expert advice, articles and comment for Cosmopolitan, Company, Zest, Health & Fitness, Woman’s Way, Bella, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mail, The Guardian, Health Plus, The Irish Examiner, Good Housekeeping, Red, Glow, The TV Times, Prima, Glamour, Sugar and You are what you eat magazine.
Astrid wowed the nation when she became the first Plus size fitness presenter on UK National Television motivating people to love their body, get fit and feel FABULOUS no matter what their shape, size, age or ability!
Astrid is a sought after keynote inspirational speaker for many major health & fitness conferences and expos including The Vitality Show (London) The Ideal Home Show (London), Mind body spirit show at The RDS (Dublin). The NURSES CONFERENCE (NHS).
Astrid was also one of the first generation of Plus sized models who pioneered the way for women to look and feel fabulous at every shape, size and age! She graced the catwalk stage at many of the premier London fashion stores including HARRODS, DICKINS & JONES, SELFRIDGES and was the poster girl for MARKS & SPENCER in one of their major plus size clothing campaigns. Astrid was also the fitness editor for “YES” magazine and was delighted when her fabulous fitness video, The ABC workout was listed as one of the top four workout videos in the fitness video charts.
Astrids work continues to evolve in the field of body love and confidence coaching as she delivers her inspiring and transformational workshops, talks and events to those looking for body freedom, peace with food and a way to live their happiest, healthiest and most authentic lives.