Sabrina Strings, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine. Her research examines how race, gender, and class are inscribed on the body, such that the body itself can be marshaled to maintain social hierarchies. Her articles and essays are featured in venues including Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Feminist Media Studies, Truthout, and The Feminist Wire. Her book-in-progress, Thin, White, and Saved: Fat Stigma and the Fear of the Big, Black, Body will be published by NYU press. Sabrina is a 200hr CYT and is a member of the leadership team for the Yoga and Body Image Coalition. She co-directs the Race and Yoga Working Group at UC Berkeley, which hosts an annual conference on questions of race, sex(uality), marginalization, and resistance in contemporary yoga. For more information, visit www.raceandyoga.com.