Lori Henry

Biography

Lori Henry (www.LoriHenry.ca) is a dancer and author based between Vancouver, Canada and London, UK. She is currently studying towards her Master's degree in Dance Anthropology at the University of Roehampton. Her training spans Polynesian, jazz, tap and ballet dancing, to ringette and acting for both the theatre and film.

She worked for almost 10 years as a travel writer, her work being published all over the world. You can find her byline in Air Canada's enRoute, WestJet's up! magazine, Reader's Digest, VIA destinations, Western Living, West, Fodor's guidebooks, Spa magazine, British Columbia Magazine Travelife, VIA magazine (the AAA Traveler's Companion), Gateways (Carnival Cruise Lines), FLARE, and USAToday.com, to name a few. She was also the Editor of Massage Matters magazine.

In her early 20s, Lori was the Founding Editor of Beauty: You Define It magazine, an alternative youth publication that dealt with questioning mainstream beauty standards and our culture's fixation on outward appearance. Her full-length book, Silent Screams (Second Edition, 2008), has toured high schools and youth groups in the Lower Mainland of BC.

Lori is also passionate about doing advocacy work for eating disorder awareness charities. She sat on the Advisory Committee of Jessie's Hope Society (formerly ANAD), was a Director of the You Are Not Alone Eating Disorder Society, and was a Founding Director of Shelley's Angels Society.

Where to find Lori Henry online


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Books

Dancing Through History: In Search of the Stories that Define Canada
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,120. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Dancing Traveller Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Some people travel to discover a country's cuisine, others for the wildlife. Lori Henry travels to learn about a culture through its traditional dances.
Churchill: Navigating bugs, belugas and polar bears
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011 by Dancing Traveller Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Churchill, Manitoba is known as the Polar Bear Capital of the World. When author Lori Henry went there in the summer, though, it was the gregarious beluga whales that charmed her.
Behind My Smile: How I Recovered from Bulimia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011 by Dancing Traveller Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
After developing bulimia as a teenager, Lori Henry shares her story of recovery and how she lives without an eating disorder today.
Silent Screams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011 by Dancing Traveller Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Countless young women around the world feel badly about their bodies and wish they were thinner. Millions of them develop eating disorders in their quest to lose “just 5 more pounds.”
Jordan: A Different Middle East
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011 by Dancing Traveller Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
One of the most historically potent places in the world, Jordan is often overlooked in favour of its neighbours, Egypt and Israel. Fortunately for travellers, the fewer amount of tourists makes this small country an enchanting place to visit.

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