Jan 23, 2019
For Kenzie, her faith is not
separate from her yoga practice. In fact, her practice of yoga has
strengthened her practice of Christianity. Kenzie talks about how
yoga has changed her life and her mentality, and how she finds her
place within the yoga community. She talks about dealing with
social media in her life and using her platform to empower women.
Kenzie is a force for good as she speaks out against pornography
and stands firm in her beliefs. Kenzie breaks down stereotypes of
what it means to be a yogi, social media influencer, and Christian,
as she reconciles between the three.
Kenzie Morley is a self-taught
yogi Instagram influencer with over 380,000 Instagram followers.
She is strong, flexible, and beautiful. She is a bit of an
iconoclast in the world of yoga- she is a Christian, American
patriot, wife and mother of three. She uses her large social media
platform to take a stance as an anti-pornography advocate and loses
followers as she speaks out about these issues. She is humbly
impervious to criticism she faces, and her following continues to
grow rapidly. You can find her on Instagram @yogoskenz. Also, check
out her training program, The Fit Yogi
- Kenzie’s perception of yoga culture then and
- Kenzie explains a “yoga challenge.”
attracted Kenzie to yoga culture and similarities between yoga and
her faith. [5:24]
Kenzie, yoga is a “solid relationship between the mind-body and the
spirit.” Kenz talks about limbs of yoga. [6:24]
- Kenzie discusses how yoga changed her life and
mentality, and discusses yoga’s empowering community.
- Kenzie discusses being a mom in the yoga
community. [10:53 ]
- Kenzie discusses her gift of teaching.
others say Kenzie’s gift is, and what her critics say.
- Kenzie talks about her patriotism and where it
stems from. [17:58]
- Kenzie loses followers for posting religious,
antipornography, and patriotism content. [19:10]
yoga has helped her faith and helped her to self-assess. The Holy
Ghost speaks truth to your intuition. [20:00]
- If it
is good, it comes from God. If you are confused, it is not from
talks about feeling the spirit and makes faith-based decisions.
- Kenzie talks about how she feels and makes
faith-based decisions. [24:30]
- As a
person with a big following, where much is given, much is required.
- Be a
voice for good, a voice of God and God’s will for you will be done.
- Receiving inspiration for and supporting
victims of pornography through her social media platform.
- Creating a support page for women whose
relationships have fallen victim to pornography.30:14
self-evaluation aspect of yoga has made Kenzie a better Christian.
A focus on looking inward instead of at your neighbor.
- Asanas in yoga act as openers. The backbend is
a heart-opener and makes you reflect on who you are giving love to.
- Through yoga, Kenzie has been able to meet
people that changed her life. [36:30]
post things you feel good about posting, and what uplifts other
girls and women, “I want you to feel good about your body because
of what it can do, not because of what it looks like.”
I am wearing on my page is reflecting my message: That body image
isn't everything.” [41:03]
- Modesty has to do with context, clothing, and
the message you want to be perceived. It is where you find peace.
what I am wearing, and is what I am doing promoting a modest
message? Is the emphasis on being provocative? What are you
selling/putting the focus? This is about humility. Stop looking
yourself as just a body. [50:10]
story of the crossroads: making a deal with the devil to get
something that you want. [53:00]
- Kenzie discusses crossroads moments she’s come
across with social media. [54:00]
the little things that matter. When we get busy the little things
go, but they make up what matter, like reading scriptures every
discusses Christian guilt vs forgiveness and letting things be when
we aren’t perfect. [58:50]
of the most rewarding things about her Instagram page is her
ability to inspire others. [60:10]
Kenzie anticipates hard decisions in the future, she decides now
what her priorities in life are and how she will respond.