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Laura Acosta helps women love and be at peace with their bodies.  But that wasn't always the case for her.  In this episode of the Unshakable Habits podcast, Laura shares her story of going from anorexic to obese,  Struggling to love her body at different sizes until one day, the most honest reaction from her kids created a mindset shift.  

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Laura Acosta is a registered dietitian, fitness professional, and university lecturer. Most of the time she is teaching clinical nutrition courses at the University of Florida, but when she’s not busy in the classroom, you’ll find her encouraging women to love and make peace with their bodies through mindful Pilates. 

She is the creator of Briolates, a unique Pilates program that helps women reconnect with their “brio” (energy, vitality, and joy) and build core strength from the inside out. She has been honored as one of the top 10 Personal Trainers to Watch from the American Council on Exercise, the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year from the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Teacher of the Year from the University of Florida. Her greatest honor of all is being a mom to her two boys, ages 4 and 8.



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About the Author Stephen Box

Inspired by his own 80lb weight loss, Stephen Box has dedicated over a decade to the fitness and wellness industry helping others achieve better health by taking their habits from unsustainable to unshakable - without relying on willpower.⁣ ⁣ He is a habit-change specialist, motivational speaker, and host of the Unshakable Habits podcast. Stephen holds certifications as an Elite Fitness Trainer, Transformation Specialist, Online Fitness Trainer, and Sports Nutritionist.⁣ ⁣ When he's not helping clients or speaking he enjoys doing Bible study, spending time with his wife Marclyn, co-hosting the Play Callers Sports Talk Show, or catching the latest Marvel movie.

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