Pretty Big Movement inspires plus-sized dancers to slay the dance floor

Beyonce's former back-up dancer, Akira Armstrong, is crushing body stereotypes and inspiring plus-sized dancers all over the world.
2:25 | 09/07/18

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Transcript for Pretty Big Movement inspires plus-sized dancers to slay the dance floor
It's my life is mildly noted my body and I can do anything that I want to do. Regardless of muscle. People constantly ducking now begin with the death. Just because I'm big you know I was automatically thought to be not capable always struggled with that and having to prove that I. Not ready. There are these women who are representing women are different sizes and body size. I can't capable of doing you know through the Internet can be seen FaceBook though I kind of felt like. The first time I met them they were like family crazy if you've ever dancing heels before. I think one of the biggest challenges an apprenticeship program was. Breaking the negative mold of these young ladies being told that they weren't good enough their entire lives. Not only are we talking about. Training we'll also talking about publicity. And it's seven confidence and understanding when they are with his body that they win. It's big in this is about if you. Cookie tin music video of this community has felt politically I don't see anybody in my body type what I don't know is that. I'm not cloudy and some. After that didn't seem music videos I decided to stay in LA for some time in addition the dance agencies. Two I didn't audition for and none of them would accept me message you know what I'm just gonna create my only in that moment I said. I have a green of purpose should there the can do to freedom platforms such as big B. Six. I don't think I answer. Bell. As accomplished. As immutable and. Are you being found means bombing is seventeen. That's something that's telling me like forever and I see him so always do things on your heart. It's which heart know who you are you're beautiful.

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