Sarah Maria is a respected body-image expert who impassions people to love their bodies no matter how they look. Through her speeches, coaching programs and her new best-selling book Love Your Body, Love Your Life, Maria is showing women how to break people free from their Negative Body Obsession (NBO) and adore themselves, regardless of what the package looks like. The quest to eliminate NBO is the core of her acclaimed book. Maria shows women and men how to break free from their Negative Body Obsession and adore themselves, regardless of what the package looks like.
Maria’s mission is to create a world where every person sees the beauty in themselves and in others. Her passion grew out of her own 15-year struggle with body hatred and the obsession to stay thin. Despite her academic achievements, her NBO persisted. That’s when Maria began the long journey of self-discovery that led through the gateway of self-love and acceptance. She uncovered an empowering roadmap that she has distilled into the contents of her book. Love Your Body, Love Your Life outlines a powerful five-step process designed to help people break free from Negative Body Obsession and discover the beauty already inside of them.
“Read this book and you will discover that there is only one beauty, and you are that,” — Deepak Chopra.
Having trained with well-known spiritual teachers and physicians, including Deepak Chopra, Dr. David Simon, co-founder of the Chopra Center for Well-being in Carlsbad, CA, Wayne Dyer, and Jack Canfield, among others, Maria brings both a mainstream practicality and a spiritual inspiration to her programs, her book and her mentoring. She is a Chopra-Center Certified Meditation instructor and an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Counselor.
In addition to her extensive training in health, personal growth, and spirituality, Maria has a long and remarkable academic career. Prior to embarking on her career as a body-image expert, she received a law degree from Stanford University and a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University. She lived and worked in Latin America, focusing on economic development through small business assistance.
Sarah Maria now lives in Carlsbad, CA. For more information, go to www.breakfreebeauty.com