Don’t Hate the Shake

by Danielle Lyons

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Body Positivity. It’s something people spend their whole lives trying to achieve. While it’s one thing to claim body positivity as the lens you see yourself through, it’s another thing to show the world.

#donthatetheshake, is a hashtag taking over Instagram. Spreading through the body positive community like wildfire. Megan Crabbe, also known as bodyposipanda on Instagram is responsible for this movement. After recovering from Anorexia Nervosa, she became an advocate for body positivity. She told Cosmo, “It wasn’t until I found body positivity that I finally made peace with food, exercise, and my body.”

After showing a short clip of herself dancing unashamed, others soon followed suit. Flocks of women and women alike have been displaying the natural movement and jiggle of their bodies via dancing. The message being: I’m proud of my body.