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Day 8. “And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.”

“And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” ~ Kahlil Gibran The ProphetDay 8

Naked Yoga Challenge Day 8. Janu Sirsasana. Head to Knee Forward Bend.

Day 5. “I desire to go to the abode of Radha and Krishna, where the cows have big horns and fulfill the desires of the devotees.”

“I desire to go to the abode of Radha and Krishna, where the cows have big horns and fulfill the desires of the devotees.” 

Rig Veda 1.54 sukta 6.

Day 4

Day 5. Gomukhasana Variation.  Cow face pose variation.

30 Days of Naked Yoga Love & Naked Yoga Photo Contest!

Dearest Clothes Free Yoga Practitioners, Naked Yoga Selfie ContestOn January 16th, I am beginning a 30 Day Naked Yoga challenge. I will be posting a self-taken photo (also known as a selfie) of a different yoga pose each day with a body positive affirmation for the next thirty days leading up to Valentine’s Day. The goal of the challenge is to celebrate the practice of naked yoga as a gateway to greater self-love. The challenge will culminate on Valentine’s Day which I officially now proclaim as a day of naked yoga love. YOUR CHALLENGEIn this time, I encourage you to submit your favorite self-love inspired naked yoga selfie with a body positive affirmation or a testimony of how you feel practicing naked yoga. In the end, I will create a collage of the best photos to post on the Home page of Naked Yoga Alliance. The best nude yoga selfie photographer will be interviewed and a final article with their photo will be published on the Naked Yoga Alliance website. Inspirational Naked Yoga Selfie Contest: Photo Guidelines & Etiquette. Full body shots only. No blurred faces. If you’re shy, you can pose facing away from the camera. Be tasteful. Be creative. Take the photo yourself. (I do that using a timer app on my iPhone camera as well as a spider tripod) Please no explicit focus on genitals. Most importantly have fun. You can submit up to three favorite photos of yourself for consideration. The best naked yoga selfie photographer will be interviewed and have that interview featured on the Naked Yoga Alliance website. When submitting your photo please include: Name (first name or alias is fine) Age, Location, and Yoga Pose as well as a one or two lines of inspired text around how you feel practicing naked yoga. Final date for photo submissions is Feb 13th 2015.  Email photos and info to Isis: nakedyogaalliance@gmail.com Good Luck!

“I want you to see me naked and performing one or two dozen mad acts..” Don Quixote

“I want you to see me naked and performing one or two dozen mad acts, which will take me less than half an hour, because if you have seen them with your own eyes, you can safely swear to any others you might wish to add.” Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Don Quixoteunnamed

Video on How to Practice Nude Yoga

Nice Video! Self-assuredness is not required however among participants. Some show up because they are not self-assured but because they have a commitment to work on that. I LOVE the idea of cold calling studios if only for the shock factor, however, a more gentle approach I personally recommend is a google search or reaching out to a Tantric community. They tend to know where the naked yoga classes are being held. And approaching a yoga teacher to teach nude yoga is a GREAT idea!

http://www.howcast.com/videos/404293-How-to-Practice-Nude-Yoga#

Blessings!

 

Women’s Naked Yoga – Why I’m Taking the Women Away from Mix-Gender Yoga Classes

Women’s Naked Yoga: Why I’m Taking the Women Away From Mixed-Gender Yoga Classes

by Isis Phoenix REBLOGGED via Young Naturists America

Isis Phoenix“Why are you taking the women away from us?!” exclaimed one of my most devoted male yoga students. He was a man in his late sixties and a longtime naturist who for most of his life was deeply committed to a nudist lifestyle. This was in 2008 when I was newly teaching naked yoga classes in New York and had a small but devoted following that filled up my twelve-person yoga studio several times a week. The comment came as a reaction to putting a women’s naked yoga class on the otherwise mixed-gendered weekly yoga schedule. The comment was almost childlike when it exited his mouth. “Why are you taking the women away from us?! That is a horrible idea!” he said, sounding more like an eight year old whose elementary school teacher had just informed him that recess would be cancelled rather than a mature sixty-eight year old yogi dedicated to a bi-weekly practice…. Read the FULL STORY BELOW: http://youngnaturistsamerica.com/womens-naked-yoga/

Beautiful article on a woman’s naked yoga experience in London.

The title of this article is a bit deceptive. The writer makes no claims of better sex in the article. She does, however, claim feeling more comfortable in her skin and in her identity as a middle-aged woman. Bravo.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/high50/naked-yoga_b_6177226.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000039

p.s. Women’s Naked Yoga begins in Central Massachusetts Dec 3rd.