About The Movement


Founded by Taryn Brumfitt in 2012, the Body Image Movement is on a mission to end the global body-hating epidemic by inspiring people to embrace their bodies through documentaries, books, online programs, speaking and educational resources. Our strength is taking evidence-based data from health professionals and turning it into content that is educational, inspirational, engaging and fun!

“We are the creative conduit to evidence-based data.”

Body Image Movement HQ is located ‘down under’ in Adelaide, Australia with over 300 BIMGA’s (Body Image Movement Global Ambassadors) around the world. We pride ourselves on spreading the life-changing message of Embrace to millions of people in every pocket of the globe.

Our growing community of ‘embracers’ mean everything to us and the success of our cause, and it is our privilege to be of service to those that are creating a ripple of positive change across the world. A true global movement has begun…

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  • Educate our global community and provide tools to promote positive body image
  • Celebrate body diversity in shape, size, ethnicity and ability
  • Promote positive physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health
  • Combat toxic media messaging in advertising
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  • Profit before people
  • Excessive photoshopping in the media
  • The notion that weight determines your health
  • The objectification of women
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  • Celebrating our bodies for all that they can do, have done and will do
  • Body diversity in the media and advertising
  • Acknowledging that ageing is a privilege
  • Health at every size

Meet Our Founder

Taryn Brumfitt is an internationally recognised keynote speaker and the fiercely passionate thought leader behind the Body Image Movement.

Best-selling author and director of the inspiring social-change documentary, Embrace, Taryn’s global crusade to end the body dissatisfaction epidemic has seen her recognised by the United Nations Women, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls and the Geena Davis Institute.

Taryn’s determination to shift the way the world thinks about themselves and their bodies has the support of many high profile personalities including Olivia Newton-John, Rosie O’Donnell, and Ashton Kutcher, who famously praised her activism as being “good for the world”.

Whether it’s becoming a proud Optus Ambassador, General Electrics’ highest rated speaker, or having her talk at Google HQ in Silicon Valley live streamed to every Google office in the world, Taryn remains humble, proud, and eager to make the biggest impact the world has ever seen on body image and self-love…

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Our Advisory Board

The Health Advisory Board provides guidance to support the Body Image Movement’s global mission with non-binding advice for people wanting to improve their mental, physical, and spiritual health in a body-positive way.

Dr Marilyn Bromberg

Marilyn is a Senior Lecturer and the Juris Doctor Director at The University of Western Australia…


Louise Green

Louise Green is the Founder of the fitness brand, Big Fit Girl. For over a decade she has forged…


Dr Emma Johnston

Emma Johnston provides clinical psychological services for adults and older adults…


Shelley Laslett

Shelley Laslett is the CEO and Co-Founder of Vitae. Coach (Vitae) – a coaching company…


Glenn Mackintosh

Glenn Mackintosh is a psychologist specialising in eating, movement, weight and body image…


Dr Ivanka Prichard

Dr Ivanka Prichard is a Senior Lecturer at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia…


Tami Roos

Earning her PHD in Parapsychic Science with her dissertation on meditation, Tami Roos came to…


Dr Zali Yager

Dr Zali Yager is an Associate Professor at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia…

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